I recently spent a few days in Seattle for the AWP Annual Conference and compiled all of your advice for things to do, see and eat. Of course, you all had great suggestions so I’m going to be leaving this list up as a short list for my next trip – or yours! (Also, don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a Twitter list with the latest food news from Seattle.)

I’ll continue to add your recommendations to these lists as I can – feel free to leave a comment here or drop me a line at if you see something I’m missing.

Map of Seattle

Where to Eat in Seattle

Paseo (Fremont) – hole-in-the-wall, Cuban Press sandwich (check!)
Cafe Yumm
The Pink Door
How to Cook a Wolf
Biscuit Bitch (near Pike Place Market)
Piroshky Piroshky (Park Place Market) – (check!)
Purple Cafe
Toulouse Petit (Lower Queen Anne) – (Check!)
The Daily Dozen Doughnut Co. (Pike Place Market) – (check!)
Molly Moon’s (Fremont)
Plum Bistro (Capitol Hill) – (check!)
Lola (Belltown) – Tom Douglas’s, Mediterranean/Greek (check!)
Palace Kitchen – Tom Douglas

>> Eater Seattle has tons of great maps/lists, including their 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants list, updated each season.
>> For more detail on some of the places I’ve been, check out my guides for Where to Eat in Downtown Seattle or how to spend an Afternoon in Fremont.

Where to Drink in Seattle

Fremont Brewing(check!)
The Pike Brewing Company (check!)
Elysian Brewing – dragon’s tooth stout
Epic Ales – nano brewery/tasting room – bottled & sold only locally
Black Raven
Pyramid Alehouse – Heffeweisen
Mac n Jacks (Redmond, WA) – african amber
Georgetown Brewing Co
Two Beers Brewing Co.
Cannon, Tavern Law, or Old Sage – craft cocktails, all in Capitol Hill
McMenamins – Lower Queen Anne
Red Hook Brewery
Bloody Mary at Sam’s Tavern
Ballard Breweries

Things to Do in Seattle

Seattle Art Museum
Savor Seattle’s food tours, including Pike Place Market
Urban Yoga Spa
Fremont Troll (check!)
Gas Works Park
Foraging Classes w/ Langdon Cook

>> Learn about things to do, see and eat if you’ve got time for an Afternoon in Fremont.
>> TripAdvisor’s members have rated the top Things to Do in Seattle
>> Thrillist has created a list of 19 Free Things to do In Seattle

Special thanks to:
Matt P., Lance K., Dustin K., Ed T., Sandy S., Haane M., Kat L., Mari T., Chelsea H., Min T., Mark P… Mahalo for your Seattle tips! =)

Twitter is my favorite way to get the very latest of what’s going on in the food world. You can find me there @MaliaYoshioka. Here’s my Seattle Eats list:

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