The Butcher’s Table is a modern steakhouse in South Lake Union with antique leather barstools and statement piece light fixtures, which might inspire you to use the word “panache” while cutting your piece of wagyu. That said, it’s relaxed enough for you to show up in jeans and eat a burger and fries at the bar.
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Kati Vegan Thai
Kati Vegan Thai is a great plant-based lunch or casual dinner option in South Lake Union.
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.
Shake Shack is a counter service cheeseburger institution in South Lake Union. Prepare for lines.
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Canlis is the most upscale fine dining experience you’ll find in Seattle. Before you commit, here’s a step-by-step breakdown of what you can expect.
The Whale Wins
The Whale Wins isn’t the best spot in Wallingford, but the veggie-focused menu is good for something light. And the patio is highly charming.
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Bateau in Capitol Hill is the most unique steakhouse in Seattle - if not the entire West Coast.
Head to Ciudad, a Middle Eastern spot in Georgetown, for a solid mezze and grilled meat dinner that won’t be too expensive.
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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