Sam’s Tavern is perfect for a last-minute Happy Hour with your team if you work in the neighborhood. The place has a ton of giant round booths, sports games on TV, and a bunch of good beer, cocktails, and one of the best burgers in town. If it’s nice out, there’s a big patio where you can get some fresh air after staring at a screen all day.
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Meat & Bread
Meat & Bread is a great option for interesting and upscale takeout sandwiches in South Lake Union.
Kati Vegan Thai
Kati Vegan Thai is a great plant-based lunch or casual dinner option in South Lake Union.
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Varsity Inn is a no-frills diner-y spot in Wallingford. When you need good, cheap brunch without fuss, this is where you go.
Pacific Inn Pub
Pacific Inn is a pub in Fremont that serves delicious fried seafood and has a patio.
Perihelion Brewery is a neighborhood spot in Beacon Hill with great beer and solid American bar snacks.
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