The classic diner is not a thing you see very often in Seattle - Skillet is one of the only ones, and it’s awesome. Regrade, located deep in Amazon country, is a good option for a sit-down lunch that won’t take a ton of time. If you want pancakes or fried chicken or a burger or poutine made with root beer-braised pork for lunch, you can get all of those things at Skillet, and they’re all great.
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Yellow Dot Cafe
Yellow Dot Cafe in South Lake Union is a solid, unpretentious option for breakfast and lunch.
Cask & Trotter
Cask & Trotter is an American restaurant in South Lake Union that serves BBQ plates, sandwiches, and burgers.
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Jake’s Pickup is an excellent sandwich shop located inside of a Chevron gas station on Bainbridge Island.
Rider is an upscale American restaurant Downtown that serves lots of things that were made on a grill.
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Skillet Diner is a modern diner in Capitol Hill serving updated versions of classic dishes.
Eggs And Plants
For a Middle Eastern diner experience in South Lake Union, head to Eggs and Plants - and make sure you order the fries.
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