There are opportune times for toasting with mimosas and snapping glamour shots of your French toast with berry compote on a marble table top. But then there are times when you need to eat a greasy spoon breakfast by yourself while you come back to life from a hangover. Planet Java is that place. The black-and-white checkerboard flooring and zebra print barstools are so tacky they’re charming. And the old school chicken fried steak is delicious.
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Cow Chip Cookies
Cow Chip Cookies is a bakery in Pioneer Square with an iconic chocolate chip cookie you’ll find at the State Fair.
For a grown-up biergarten, try Altstadt in Pioneer Square. It has giant communal tables, solid German food, boots of beer, and customers over 21.
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Loretta’s Northwesterner is a dive bar in South Park with a cool backyard and a delicious burger.
Quinn’s Pub in Capitol Hill is one of Infatuation Seattle’s main HQ’s - we use it for pretty much every occasion.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
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North Star Diner & Shanghai Room
North Star Diner & Shanghai Room in Greenwood is the coolest 24-hour diner in the city.
Glo’s is a Capitol Hill diner serving giant pancakes and perfect hash browns. Just expect a line to eat them.
Skillet Diner is a modern diner in Capitol Hill serving updated versions of classic dishes.
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