Seattle sits at the forefront of foodie culture, so options here are endless when it comes to finding local flavor. This proves excellent news for residents and visitors alike, especially those who are particularly fond of seafood. In order to direct travelers toward sure-bet eateries, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. In case time is of the essence, we present our Best Restaurants list, a special selection of 10 places that promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that represents the essence of Seattle dining.
While some venues showcase the region's local bounty of seafood, meats, cheeses, produce, wines and more, others bring exotic ethnic cuisines to this corner of the States. Whether you are an adventurous diner or one who likes to stick within your comfort zone, you will find options that suit your fancy. Master chefs here introduce us to flavors ranging from sushi and curries to barbecue and jambalaya, and restaurants offer ambiences that run the gamut from casual and chill to fancy and fine. Wherever you land or whatever the occasion, just be sure to bring your appetite!