FLO has stood as one of the Greater Seattle area's most acclaimed Japanese sushi and sake restaurants/bars for over a decade. The restaurant's interior reflects a distinctive synthesis of contemporary and traditional Japanese, working to create a comfortably modern ambiance that works to enhance one's dining experience instead of distracting from it. Led by executive chef Wayne Taniguchi, FLO offers an extensive selection of sushi and sake, as well as several appetizers and entrees that are nothing short of inspired.
Home to the swimming fire fish, Bamboo Garden specializes in seemingly bizarre, but ultimately delicious Chinese entrees. Other unusual dishes include pork tongue slices, sole fish intestines and dry cooked frog. Rest assured, Chinese staples like broccoli beef and fried rice are available, but adventurous diners will surely want to try one of the previously mentioned delicacies. Boasting legions of satisfied customers, Bamboo Garden keeps bringing them back though a combinations of prompt service, fair prices and most of all, dependably savory Chinese food.
1075 Bellevue Way Northeast, Suite B-2 Bellevue, WA 98004
Try a taste of Taiwan at this Bellevue restaurant. People rave about the Taiwanese pork burger, and traditional favorites like beef noodle soup and pork chop rice don't disappoint. The staff here runs like a finely-oiled machine, offering efficient, friendly service, even during busy dinner hours. As it's especially popular on weekends, don't be surprised if there is a line forming out the door - but after all, good things are worth waiting for.
700 Bellevue Way Northeast #280 Bellevue, WA 98004
With locations worldwide and the honor of being selected as one of the New York Times' top ten restaurants in the world, Din Tai Fung gives Bellevue diners a taste of excellence. For the dim sum uninitiated, try the xialongbao (soup dumplings) or juicy pork dumplings, and for dessert order the sweet taro dumplings. You can expect a modest wait before being seated, but that comes with the territory in eating at a world-class restaurant.
One of the city's favorite Indian restaurants, Chutneys features a menu of Indian favorites from the Mughal palate. Avid restaurateur Bill Khanna comes with a vast experience of more than two decades during which he has delighted Seattle with three of his restaurants. With Chutneys, he takes his expertise to the next level to make it one of the best Indian dining experiences in the city. The menu has a wonderful choice in North Indian favorites with an excellent selection of naan on offer. Vegetarians are well catered to with more than a few meat-free choices on the menu. The wine list is exceptionally diverse and offers a variety of both red and white. Group dining and private events is a specialty, with the restaurant taking pride in its efficiency of service. The restaurant is well-known for its catering services with a large local and corporate client base. Check website for more.
Bury your surf board, knock on some coconuts and jig your way into the Bamboo Bar & Grill. The colorful stop on Alki beach serves some of the yummiest seafood and meats grilled to perfection. The menu features everything from soups, salads, sandwiches and pastas. You can have your grub as early as you like as the place is open for breakfast as well. Along with the food, knock back some amazing cocktails and cool blended drinks. You can also be the entertainment for the evening with every Thursday being karaoke night or dress up or down for their regular theme parties. Every hour here is happy hour and being beach front, Bamboo Bar & Grill is the best place for fun.
Alki Beach may not be the Mediterranean, but inside this smoke-free restaurant it might as well be. The warm-colored walls replace some of the Puget Sound gloom, and the food rounds out the effect. Proprietor Hussein Khazaal treats faithful regulars and new believers to excellent versions of hummus and other standards. He seasons lamb and fresh seafood with saffron and other exquisite spices. The menu is by no means meat free, but it includes good vegetarian choices, including Moroccan Eggplant. Try the Turkish Coffee to complete the faraway dream.
Seafood lovers tend to form a quiet but extremely loyal fraternity to spots that cater to their cravings, and this Alki Beach eatery is one of them. Located just a bit out of the main restaurant drag on Alki, the eatery features some of the best fish-and-chips in town, not as greasy as most. The wonderfully inventive fish kabobs are perfect summer lunch fare. If the weather is right take a seat outside and soak in the sun. If its not, have a seat at one of the comfortable, if generic, tables within.
Specializing in Northwestern cuisine, and particularly seafood and steak, Salty's on Aliki Beach offers award-winning dishes, including the Seafood cioppino, Hawaiian Ahi Tuna, Dungeness Crab Mac n' Cheese and The Peppered T-bone alongside views of the waterfront. Or try one of the surf n' turf options and have a little of everything. Check the website for offers and upcoming events.
Club Motor is a robust club with an affinity for the biker clique. The interiors are dull and a little less than adequately lit, with the walls carrying posters of the upcoming events. Food here is simple and of the pub grub sorts, whereas the drinks are tasty and served over the bar or on tap. It features a line up of local and upcoming artists who perform and fill the room with cheer. Everyday of the week has its definitive music and hence the events roll by it. Well suited for a pleasant time out with friends, Club Motor allows you to simply soak in the music and delicious drinks.
This little treasure nestled beside popular Volunteer Park on Capitol
Hill includes an old market and an eatery. Quaint and kitschy flower boxes and old fashioned Coke medallions remind visitors of years gone by. There are only a couple ...