You might be looking at the photo here saying, “OK, you guys are liars - this is The 100 Pound Clam”. And you’re right. But at 3pm, the same Lake Union patio space becomes part of their sister spot, The White Swan Public House. Sit on a big picnic table overlooking the water and grab some chowder, fish and chips, brussels sprouts caesars, crab mac and cheese, and fresh oysters.
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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.
Mala & Satay
Mala & Satay is a Vietnamese restaurant in South Lake Union that serves pho and the best banh mi in the neighborhood.
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Flatstick Pub is a mini-golf bar in South Lake Union that serves bar snacks and pizza.
Bounty Kitchen is a great brunch spot in Queen Anne that serves avocado toast, grain bowls, tacos, and griddle cakes.
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The Walrus And The Carpenter
There are a lot of oysters in Seattle, and Walrus And The Carpenter has some of the very best. Hit the Ballard spot for excellent seafood and drinks.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
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.
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