The Butcher’s Table is a modern steakhouse in South Lake Union with antique leather barstools and statement piece light fixtures, which might inspire you to use the word “panache” while cutting your piece of wagyu. That said, it’s relaxed enough for you to show up in jeans and eat a burger and fries at the bar.
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100 Pound Clam
The seafood at 100 Pound Clam in South Lake is great. Just know you’ll be eating it next to a screaming two-year-old and a dad wearing Sperry’s.
Homegrown South Lake Union
Homegrown is a local sandwich chain that Gwyneth Paltrow wishes she came up with. This one’s in South Lake Union.
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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FlintCreek Cattle Co.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is a slightly upscale restaurant in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
The Other Coast Cafe
Other Coast Cafe is a mini sandwich chain for hot and cold baguette sandwiches. This one’s in Capitol Hill.
Red Mill Totem House
Red Mill is where you go for a casual burger in Ballard. And onion rings. And milkshakes.
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Bateau in Capitol Hill is the most unique steakhouse in Seattle - if not the entire West Coast.
Head to Ciudad, a Middle Eastern spot in Georgetown, for a solid mezze and grilled meat dinner that won’t be too expensive.
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