First things first: Washington state's raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and apples are second-to-none, so make sure to enjoy these regional specialties while in Seattle. Foodies will love Seattle's culinary options, particularly its seafood options - there are clams, crab, salmon, oysters, and mussels up for the taking.
Local restaurants serve delicious coffees, chilled beers, fresh meat and vegetable dishes, and more. Storyville Coffee, Caffe Ladro, Victrola Coffee Roasters, and Caffe Vita all roast their own beans. Seattle’s foodie tours allow local food experts to take you on an exciting food trail throughout the hidden gems of the city.
The 9 Best Places to Get Sushi in Seattle
1. Sushi Kappo Tamura: At Sushi Kappo Tamura, chef Taichi Kitamura works with local fishermen to provide diners with specialities like hairy crab. The weekend brunch here is a must.
2. The Cutting Board: If you’re looking for cheap and delicious gyoza, or you're mad about nigiri, then the Cutting Board is the place to go.
3. Tsukushinbo: If you love affordable dishes and are looking to try a range of Japanese cuisine, be sure to try the legendary ramen at Tsukushinbo on Main Street.
4. Mashiko: This elegant eatery does things a little differently, with chef Hajime Sato making every meal an experience, with oddities like caterpillar rolls.
5. Shiro’s: At this popular establishment, put your faith in the chef, and look forward to a classic omakase arrangement.
6. Momiji: Love sushi classics served up in traditional surroundings? Then head to Momiji, which provides an authentic Japanese setting and extensive menus.
7. Chiso: This charming restaurant is another great option for sushi in Seattle, and has a similar vibe to Momiji.
8. Issian: It may look a little rough and ready from the outside, but don't be deceived! You'll be won over by its masu sushi.
9.Wataru: When you want a real taste of Japan, head to Wataru, which flies its bonito in from the country.