You might be looking at the photo here saying, “OK, you guys are liars - this is The 100 Pound Clam”. And you’re right. But at 3pm, the same Lake Union patio space becomes part of their sister spot, The White Swan Public House. Sit on a big picnic table overlooking the water and grab some chowder, fish and chips, brussels sprouts caesars, crab mac and cheese, and fresh oysters.
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Seattle’s surrounded by water. Here’s where to hang out (and eat some good food) near it.
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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.
Bar Harbor is a New England-inspired restaurant in South Lake Union that serves seafood rolls and chowder.
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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.
Ben Paris is an all-day restaurant at the bottom of The State Hotel Downtown that serves American food.
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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.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
There aren’t many places you can drink froze while sitting on a swing in a rooftop bar, but M Bar in South Lake Union is one of them.
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