Best Seattle Restaurants 2011: Readers' Choice Winners

Posted March 19, 2011

Best new restaurant to open in 2010
Copperleaf Restaurant at CedarBrook Lodge
[ SeaTac ]
18525 36th Ave. S
206.901.9268    
cedarbrooklodge.com/copperleaf_restaurant.php

Best neighborhood restaurant
Bastille
[ Ballard ]
5307 Ballard Ave. NW
206.453.5014
bastilleseattle.com

Best bakery
Macrina Bakery
[ Multiple locations, including SoDo ]
1943 First Ave. S
206.623.0919
macrinabakery.com

Best brunch
Salty’s
[ Multiple locations, including Alki ]
1936 Harbor Ave. SW
206.937.1600
saltys.com

Best independent coffee shop
Caffè Fiore
[ Multiple locations, including Sunset Hill ]
3125 NW 85th St.
206.706.7580
caffefiore.com

Best power breakfast
Portage Bay
[ Multiple locations, including
Roosevelt ]
4130 Roosevelt Way NE
206.547.8230
portagebaycafe.com

Best place to cure a hangover
Beth’s Cafe
[ Green Lake ]
7311 Aurora Ave. N
206.782.5588
bethscafe.com

Best sandwich
Cuban Roast sandwich at Paseo
[ Multiple locations, including Fremont ]
4225 Fremont Ave. N
206.545.7440
paseoseattle.com

Best salad
Cesare at Tidbit Bistro
[ Capitol Hill ]
1401 Broadway
206.323.0840
tidbitbistro.com

Best cheap eats place
Dick’s Drive-In
[ Multiple locations, including Queen Anne ]
500 Queen Anne Ave. N
206.285.5155
dicksdrivein.com

Best burger
Red Mill Burgers
[ Multiple locations, including Interbay ]
1613 W Dravus St.
206.284.6363
redmillburgers.com

Best takeout
Dick’s Drive-In
[ Multiple locations, including Queen Anne ]
500 Queen Anne Ave. N
206.285.5155
dicksdrivein.com

Best pizzeria
Pagliacci
[ Multiple locations, including Fremont ]
4003 Stone Way N
206.726.1717
pagliacci.com

Best barbecue
Jones Barbeque
[ Multiple locations, including Columbia City ]
3810 S Ferdinand St.
206.722.4414
jonesbarbeque.com

Best Chinese food
Shanghai Garden
[ Multiple locations, including International District ]
524 Sixth Ave. S
206.625.1688
theshanghaigarden.com

Best Thai food
Thai Tom’s
[ University District ]
4543 University Way NE
206.548.9548

Best Vietnamese food
Tamarind Tree
[ International District ]
1036 S Jackson St.
206.860.1404
tamarindtreerestaurant.com

Best French food
Café Campagne
[ Pike Place Market ]
1600 Post Alley
206.728.2233
campagnerestaurant.com

Best Italian food
Spinasse
[ capitol hill ]
1531 14th Ave.
206.251.7673
spinasse.com

Best Mexican food
La Carta de Oaxaca
[ Ballard ]
5431 Ballard Ave. NW
206.782.8722
lacartadeoaxaca.com

Best Latin food
La Isla
[ Ballard ]
2320 NW Market St.
206.789.0516
laislaseattle.com

Best pho
Than Brothers
[ Multiple locations, including
Green Lake ]
7714 Aurora Ave. N
206.527.5973
thanbrothers.com

Best raw bar/oyster bar
The Walrus and the Carpenter
[ Ballard ]
4743 Ballard Ave. NW
206.395.9227
thewalrusbar.com

Best seafood
Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar
[ Multiple locations, including South Lake Union ]
2121 Terry Ave., Suite 108
206.462.4364
seastarrestaurant.com

Best splurge restaurant
Canlis
[ Queen Anne ]
2576 Aurora Ave. N
206.283.3313
canlis.com

Best steak
Metropolitan Grill
[ Downtown ]
820 Second Ave.
206.624.3287
themetropolitangrill.com

Best fish and chips
Ivar’s
[ Multiple locations, including
Waterfront ]
1001 Alaskan Way
206.624.6852
ivars.com

Best fries
Bastille
[ Ballard ]
5307 Ballard Ave. NW
206.453.5014
bastilleseattle.com

Best mobile food truck
Marination Mobile
marinationmobile.com

Best sushi
Shiro’s Sushi Restaurant
[ Belltown ]
2401 Second Ave.
206.443.9844
shiros.com

Best vegetarian
Cafe Flora
[ Madison Park ]
2901 E Madison St.
206.325.9100
cafeflora.com

Best view
Salty’s on Alki
[ West Seattle ]
1936 Harbor Ave. SW
206.937.1600
saltys.com

Best place for outdoor dining
Ray’s Boathouse Cafe & Bar
[ Ballard ]
6049 Seaview Ave. NW
206.782.0094
rays.com

Best locally owned restaurant for kids
Tutta Bella
[ Multiple locations, including Columbia City]
4918 Rainier Ave. S
206.721.3501
tuttabellapizza.com

Best late-night dining
Bastille
[Ballard ]
5307 Ballard Ave. NW
206.453.5014
bastilleseattle.com

Best waitstaff/service
Canlis
[ Queen Anne ]
2576 Aurora Ave. N
206.283.3313
canlis.com

Best hotel breakfast/brunch
BOKA at Hotel 1000
[ Downtown ]
1010 First Ave.
206.357.9000
bokaseattle.com

Best pie shop
Shoofly Pie
[ West Seattle ]
4444 California Ave. SW
206.938.0680
shooflypiecompany.com

Best ice cream place
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
[ Multiple locations, including Wallingford ]
1622 N 45th St.
206.547.5105
mollymoonicecream.com

Best place for dessert
Dilettante Mocha Café
[Multiple locations, including Capitol Hill ]
538 Broadway Ave. E
206.329.6463
dilettante.com

Best cupcake shop
Trophy Cupcakes
[ Multiple locations, including Wallingford ]
1815 N 45th St., Suite 209
206.632.7020
trophycupcakes.com

Best cocktails
Zig Zag Café
[ Pike Place Market ]
1501 Western Ave., Suite 202
206.625.1146
zigzagseattle.com

Best happy hour
Palomino
[ Multiple locations, including Bellevue ]
610 Bellevue Way NE
206.455.7600
palomino.com

Best wine bar and Best place for wine tasting
Purple Café & Wine Bar
[ Multiple locations, including Downtown ]
1225 Fourth Ave.
206.829.2280
thepurplecafe.com

Grocery store with the best selection of Washington wines
Metropolitan Market
[ Multiple locations, including
Queen Anne ]
1908 Queen Anne Ave. N
206.284.2530
metropolitan-market.com

Restaurant with the best selection of Washington wines
Canlis
[ Queen Anne ]
2576 Aurora Ave. N
206.283.3313
canlis.com

Best wine shop for Washington wines
Pete’s Wine Shop
[ Multiple locations, including Bellevue ]
134 105th St. NE
425.454.1100
peteswineshop.com

Best brewpub
Elysian Brewing Co.
[ Multiple locations, including
Tangletown ]
2106 N 55th St.
206.547.5929
elysianbrewing.com

Best dive bar
The 5 Point Café
[ Belltown ]
415 Cedar St.
206.448.9993
the5pointcafe.com

 

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