North Star Diner & Shanghai Room is the coolest diner in the city. It’s open 24 hours a day, and has gold glittery booth cushions as well as an entire wall dedicated to framed portraits of real astronauts. Most importantly, their food - like the eggs benedict over corned beef and crispy hash browns with rye toast (a.k.a. a deconstructed breakfast reuben) is great. Come back to the neighborhood after work and go to the bar next door, which has karaoke five days a week as well as the full diner menu - because pancakes taste just as good at midnight.
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The Yard Cafe
The Yard Cafe in Greenwood is part bar and part Mexican restaurant with picnic tables outside and interesting beers on draft inside.
The Dray is a beer bar/coffee shop in Greenwood that’s a great place to spend a few hours with your friends or a laptop.
FlintCreek Cattle Co.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is a slightly upscale restaurant in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
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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.
Some Random Bar
Some Random Bar is the perfect Belltown bar-with-food to keep in your back pocket for a first date or night out with the gang.
Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
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New Luck Toy
New Luck Toy is a great bar in West Seattle with skee-ball, karaoke, tiki drinks, an explosion of decorations, and incredible Chinese food.
Glo’s is a no-frills Capitol Hill diner serving giant pancakes and perfect hash browns. Just expect a line to eat them.
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