Sam’s Tavern is perfect for a last-minute Happy Hour with your team if you work in the neighborhood. The place has a ton of giant round booths, sports games on TV, and a bunch of good beer, cocktails, and one of the best burgers in town. If it’s nice out, there’s a big patio where you can get some fresh air after staring at a screen all day.
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Marination South Lake Union
Marination South Lake Union is a fast-casual counter that has the same Hawaiian/Korean/Mexican fusion food as the mini-chain’s flagship location.
I Love My GFF
I Love My GFF sells great gluten-free quinoa bowls from their food truck, usually parked in South Lake Union.
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Li’l Woody’s South Lake Union
Li’l Woody’s in South Lake Union is an extremely reliable burger spot.
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