Standard is an excellent spot to get some friends together for beers, especially if it’s nice out and you can find a spot on the patio. Everything they brew is great, from IPAs to fruitier things. If you’re hungry, they also have a nice lineup of hot and cold sandwiches
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Reckless Noodle House
Reckless Noodle House is an excellent Vietnamese spot in the Central District.
L’Oursin is a French restaurant in the Central District that serves natural wine and a great burger that you can only get at the bar on Mondays.
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Samara is an American restaurant in Ballard that specializes in grilled dishes and excellent baked goods.
Shake Shack is a counter service cheeseburger institution in South Lake Union. Prepare for lines.
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Perihelion Brewery is a neighborhood spot in Beacon Hill with great beer and solid American bar snacks.
Fremont Brewing Company
Fremont Brewing is one of the best places to have a beer outside in Seattle. They don’t have food, but you can bring in your own.
Resonate Brewery & Pizzeria
Resonate is a brewery in Bellevue with Roman-style pizzas and great beers on tap.
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