132 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Seattle.
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.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
Opus Co. is a tiny neighborhood restaurant in Greenwood serving food that’s both highly creative and delicious.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Reckless Noodle House is an excellent Vietnamese spot in the Central District.
Ba Bar in Central District is our favorite Vietnamese spot in town. Hit it late-night for best results.
Homer is a Mediterranean restaurant in Beacon Hill that serves sharable plates and soft serve ice cream.
Le Messe is an Italian spot in Eastlake that serves fresh pasta. Sit at the chef’s counter.
San Fermo is a charming Italian restaurant in an old house where an indie rom-com would take place. Use it for a first date in Ballard.
Samara is an American restaurant in Ballard that specializes in grilled dishes and excellent baked goods.
Have a glass of natural wine with your tuna melt at Champagne Diner, an excellent modern diner in Interbay.