The Onion is a lively downtown restaurant great for families and large groups. Their menu is wide and varied, with steaks, burgers, seafood, and even a few Mexican dishes. Parents will definitely be grateful for their kids menu which offers macaroni and cheese, chicken fingers, and more. If this downtown location is too full to accommodate your party, don't despair; you can visit their other location on North Division.
1005 W 1st Street Montvale Hotel Spokane, WA 99201
Located in the Montvale Hotel, Scratch Restaurant & Lounge is one of Spokane's popular nighttime haunts. The menu features many Asian-inspired dishes, with standouts such as Crispy Duck Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Jumbo Prawns, and Ahi Tuna. Close to several musical venues including the Bing Crosby Theater and the Knitting Factory Concert House, the restaurant is a trendy dining option before or after a show.
2316 W. First Avenue Northwest Museum of Art & Culture Spokane, WA 99201
Cafe MAC is the eatery located within the Northwest Museum of Art & Culture. Serving better than average museum fare, the menu consists of American and Mediterranean favorites, such as a Hummus Platter, Beef & Lamb Gyros, and Salmon Burgers. Cafe MAC provides a great resting spot during a long day of sightseeing. Or is you prefer, pick up something to go and head over to the nearby Coeur d'Alene Park.
Delighting patrons for over two decades, Cyrus O'Leary puts the emphasis on crazy fun. Their menu boasts over a hundred items, including Seafood Quiche, O'Leary's Reuben, and the Spokane Burger. The also have a Children's menu and over 300 different kinds of specialty drinks. One of the main draws, however are their pies. Their citrus pies have won multiple awards so make sure not to miss this local treasure.
Chuck E. Cheese is a kids' mecca - fresh pizzas, a salad bar and a bright, cheery environment full of games and age appropriate rides. The menu is pretty limited but it's full of kid favorites, including french fries, soda and healthy alternative drinks. Perfect for a birthday party; not many restaurants are as wholly kid-centered.
Agave Latin Bistro's menu is a fusion of Latin elements, presented upscale. From the Peruvian Seafood Cioppino to the seared sea scallops with jicama relish, the menu is a fresh new take on traditional Latin ingredients. Agave also has a tequila bar, with top-end tequilas and liquors, along with a carefully selected wine list. Reservations are recommended. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.
This Alpine-themed cafe and bakery not only has delicious baked products but it also has hearty, substantial lunches. From homemade soups to chicken fried steak to bratwurst with German potato salad, the culinary influences are eclectic but you're likely to stumble onto a gem. The bistro can get crowded at lunch time.
The great thing about spending time in a casino is that you have so many options of dining, nightlife and entertainment at your fingertips. If the craps table got your appetite going, swing by Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen for some authentic pasta or salad or grab a large pizza to take back to your resort suite and veg out on the couch.
The Anthony's chain of restaurants specializes in incredibly fresh seafood, served in with classic sauces and condiments. Whether you're in the mood for lobster tail dripping with butter, prawns tempura or an excellently cooked rib-eye steak, you'll find it at Anthony's. The Spokane Falls branch also has stunning views of the nearby waterfall, and in the summer, the restaurant opens an outdoor deck seating area, perfect for a romantic dinner out.
This popular Mexican chain serves up tasty, Americanized Mexican food for very reasonable prices. They make their own tortillas on-site, guaranteeing freshness, and their special nacho plate is always a winner. Another popular night with the locals is Tuesday Taco nights where you can get all-you-can-eat tacos for five dollars. Great value for the money.