We like Duke’s best on chilly summer evenings, when we like to eat hot chowder on the patio. It’s a Seattle institution, so you’ll find a lot of seafood here like crab cakes and fish and chips, but just make sure you get a cup of soup and a crusty sourdough roll for dipping.
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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.
Retreat is a coffee shop and bar that serves American small plates and overlooks Green Lake.
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Shake Shack is a counter service cheeseburger institution in South Lake Union. Prepare for lines.
Retro Restaurant And Lounge
Retro Restaurant And Lounge is an American spot Downtown that serves an excellent burger.
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Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
Matt’s In The Market
Matt’s In The Market is a Pike Place institution for seafood and upscale American dishes.
Rockcreek Seafood & Spirits
Rockcreek Seafood & Spirits in Fremont is a great place for fresh seafood, and pretending like you caught your own fish in the wild.
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