Sometimes, stopping somewhere for a quick sandwich in South Lake Union can feel like getting a bartender’s attention on a Saturday night. Market House Meats not only has the best sandwiches in the neighborhood, but it’s also the quietest place to get one. They specialize in cured meats like pastrami, corned beef, and brisket, and every sandwich here is phenomenal. You get a scoop of tangy potato salad and a knockoff store brand Oreo with every sandwich, so it makes for a hearty lunch. While the entire Amazon population is around the corner waiting in lines to slurp broth at Pho Bac, come here for the best reuben in the city.
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Jack’s is an American spot in South Lake Union where you can have a reliable BBQ sandwich.
Lunchbox Laboratory is an American restaurant in South Lake Union that specializes in burgers and milkshakes.
Maslow’s By Farestart
Maslow’s By Farestart is an American restaurant in South Lake Union that’s perfect for a business lunch.
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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.
Aqua is a Downtown waterfront seafood restaurant that’s perfect for impressing people who need to be impressed.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
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You know Paseo, but Un Bien is where you want to be. It’s where the old owners work now, and the Caribbean sandwiches in Ballard are the city’s best.
Dacha Diner is an Eastern European cafe on Capitol Hill where you’ll feel like you’re eating inside of a doily.
Pane Pane Sandwiches
Pane Pane is a tiny shop downtown serving great baguette sandwiches. Get the teriyaki meatball banh mi.
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