If you’re looking for a smoothie, salad, or generally something that you can add organic wheatgrass to, this is your spot. Sweetgrass is also a great place to get some work done, if you sprawl out at one of the communal tables on the balcony. We’re big fans of the cold brew green smoothie - and as a bonus, you can get your tarot read here about once a week.
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100 Pound Clam
The seafood at 100 Pound Clam in South Lake is great. Just know you’ll be eating it next to a screaming two-year-old and a dad wearing Sperry’s.
Brave Horse Tavern
Brave Horse Tavern is a bar in South Lake Union with good food, boozy jello shots, and shuffleboard. It’s hard to have a bad night here.
For a quick lunch in South Lake Union, try Mamnoon Street. It’s a counter-service version of the original with a similar Middle Eastern menu.
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Junebaby is the first restaurant in Seattle to serve upscale Southern food - the good news is that it delivers.
FlintCreek Cattle Co.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is a slightly upscale restaurant in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
You’ve probably walked by Shelter Lounge in Green Lake, but haven’t actually gone in. You should. It’s a great spot for day drinking or a casual date.
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Union Coffee is a simple coffee shop with white walls, a small menu, and lots of plants. If you’re in Central District, use it to get work done.
Assembly Hall is a market, burger joint, breakfast diner, coffee shop, and espresso bar in South Lake Union. Come here and stay all day.
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