Seattle’s newest restaurants offer a wealth of delicious options for foodies. The great news is that some of the trendiest, new restaurants around Seattle also have the best bars and signature cocktails.
- Cafe Campagne
Cafe Campagne is a French-style brasserie in Pike Place Market, with an excellent weekend brunch. Brioche French Toast and quiche are perfectly prepared. The brasserie is a favorite spot for lunch and dinner, especially on the weekend. Dine on the outdoor terrace to watch the market activity or in the cozy dining room.
Trove the new Capitol Hill spot for Korean cuisine has some of the best Korean-style barbecue, cooked on individual grill tables. All the dishes served at the noodle bar are excellent. You’ll want to try them all. Smoked brisket and maple-mustard short ribs are tasty. Innovative desserts are the perfect way to end a meal. The frozen custard sundaes and Snickers parfait are decadent.
- Flint Creek Cattle Co.
The Flint Creek Cattle Co serves top-quality meat dishes sourced from small, area farms. The restaurant has brunch and dinner menus. Specials for Happy Hour include the Blue Cheese Butcher Burger, and Grilled Eggplant with Black Bean Vinaigrette. Drink specialties include the Americano cocktail and the Old Fashioned. Fennel Braised Wild Boar and Maui Nui Venison Loin are two of the unique entrees.
Lark is a sophisticated, artisan restaurant in a renovated warehouse that was constructed in 1917. The atmosphere is airy with a lot of natural light and tiny lights across the ceiling. All the dishes are perfectly created, and the emphasis is on the house cocktails. Scallops with mint and habaneros, steak tartare, and their version of the Cuban sandwich, the Slab Sandwich and Pie have to be tasted to be believed. It’s worth going off your diet for the marshmallow and chocolate slab pie. One of the best features of Lark is the one winesmoked list with Oregon, French, and Washington state wines.
- Mammoth Sandwich
Go casual and bring your appetite to Mammoth Sandwich on Eastlake. The space is open and roomy; great for big groups. The bar features more than 40 beers. Mammoth Sandwich is a great place to head to on Game Day to cheer on your team on the big screen TV. You can even get your sandwiches to go. The Caveman combines salami, provolone, and meatballs. The Saber Tooth is a twist on the Cuban. Other favorites include the Nessie, Gatherer, and Neanderthal.