221 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Seattle.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Burgermaster is a classic drive-in restaurant just off 520 in Bellevue that serves burgers, fries, onion rings, and milkshakes. Bill Gates loves it.
Taqueria El Asadero is a truck on Rainier with great tortas and a tremendous taco deal - $6 for four tacos.
El Taco Loco in Ballard is a truck that serves papusas, tacos, and a bunch of different tortas.
Get the Diabla Shrimp Torta from this Mexican spot in Queen Anne - it’s spicy, tangy, and has bacon.
Jack's Chicken Shack is a takeout window located at Jack's BBQ's South Lake Union location, and they serve fried chicken and sides.
Milk Drunk on Beacon Hill serves double-fried chicken sandwiches and delicious soft serve.
For incredible spam musubi and plate lunches, go to Kauai Family Restaurant in Georgetown.
Sam Choy’s is a Hawiian spot in Hillman City that serves delicious poke in various forms, like rice bowls and tacos.
Delish is a terrific Ethiopian restaurant in Hillman City that’s open late on the weekends.
Kezira Cafe is an Ethiopian restaurant in Columbia City that serves particularly great vegetarian dishes.
Bua 9 is a great Thai restaurant in Columbia City that serves excellent curries and drunken noodles.
Safari is an African restaurant in Columbia City that serves great Kenyan food.
Tutta Bella is a solid Neapolitan pizzeria in Columbia City.
Mount & Bao is a Chinese restaurant in Lake City that serves delicious dumplings.