The South Lake Union location of Tacos Chukis is more modern than the original in Capitol Hill, but the tacos are the same. Hit it up for a takeout lunch or quick group dinner before hitting some bars, and always get the pork/grilled pineapple/avocado salsa house tacos.
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For a quick lunch in South Lake Union, try Mamnoon Street. It’s a counter-service version of the original with a similar Middle Eastern menu.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
Willmott’s Ghost is a modern Italian spot in South Lake Union that works well for a business lunch.
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Hotel Albatross in Ballard is the ultimate birthday spot - the kind of place that serves drinks out of fruit. The Mexican-Asian fusion is good too.
Agua Verde Cafe
In addition to having one of our favorite patios in town, Agua Verde in the University District has excellent frozen margaritas and fish tacos.
Rancho Bravo Tacos
Rancho Bravo is a no-frills spot for Mexican food. If you want to eat on a patio, hit up the Capitol Hill location.
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La Cocina Oaxaqueña
La Cocina Oaxaceña is the reliable Mexican restaurant you need in your life.
There’s a lot of good Mexican in Seattle, but Mezcaleria Oaxaca in Capitol Hill also has an excellent rooftop.
Tacos Chukis isn’t a secret anymore, but it’s still great. Hit the Cap Hill spot for fast, cheap Mexican food.
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