Download the MLA ’17 Restaurant Guide in PDF, or look for the print version in your bag in Seattle!
This year’s Restaurant Guide, is organized according to distance from the Washington State Convention Center. Each listing includes directory information, categorical tags such as “breakfast” or “gluten-free options,” and a short narrative rounding out any need-to-know information. A custom Google Map includes all listed restaurants.
Seattle has a ton of great sandwich shops, the most famous of which is undoubtedly the Caribbean sandwich shop Paseo. Last year, Yelp named the original location of this Seattle chain the 3rd best place to eat in the United States. There’s a new location about a mile from the Washington State Convention Center. Do you Dare? Other sandwich favorites featuring locally sourced ingredients include Homegrown and HoneyHole.
Are you looking for something unique to Seattle? Why not visit a restaurant that specializes in sourcing nearby ingredients for that true Pacific Northwest flavor? Local 360 in the Belltown neighborhood focuses on sourcing ingredients within 360 miles of Seattle. ortage Bay Cafe and Sweetgrass Food Co. in South Lake Union also focus on sourcing local ingredients for their menu.
Where do the locals eat? Crowded restaurants often indicate local favorites. Umma’s Lunch Box is a weekday favorite in the downtown area. It’s a slightly hidden Korean buffet that charges by the pound. It even features a discount-priced happy-hour during their last hour of daily operation. Fare Start is a tasty lunch time restaurant that gives back. This 501(c)(3) can be crowded, so reservations are recommended. Din Tai Fung, Japonessa, and Serious Pie are also popular dining establishments.
Whatever your taste, you’re sure to find something you’ll like in the MLA ’17 Restaurant Guide