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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Princi is an Italian bakery in South Lake Union that serves baked goods and square pizza by the slice.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
Fresh Flours is a great coffee shop in South Lake Union that serves Japanese pastries like matcha macarons and red bean bars.
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Market Grill is a tiny counter downtown at Pike Place Market with delicious seafood sandwiches, chowder, and poke.
Bounty Kitchen is a great brunch spot in Queen Anne that serves avocado toast, grain bowls, tacos, and griddle cakes.
Hot Cakes is a dessert bar in Capitol Hill specializing in molten chocolate cake and soft serve ice cream.
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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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