FoodSherpas in Seattle · Seattle Food Tour · created over 6 years ago

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest offers some of the best seafood in the world. And with such a large Asian culture, it means that you'll find lots of great options beyond the traditional seafood restaurants. Here are 8 places to check-in at and sample the culinary delights. For more, visit

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    Pan-seared Wild Alaskan Halibut at The Brooklyn Seafood Steak & Oyster House in Seattle, WA

    At the Brooklyn Seafood, Steak and Oyster House, the only problem you'll face is the number of options. For the list here, it was hard to choose. They have some of the best raw oyster selections, one of the cities best New England style clam chowders, and an excellent steamed clams with andouille sausage. But for the list, we have to go with one of their entrees featuring a Seattle favorite, halibut. Order the Wild Alaskan Halibut, yukon gold potato crusted with yakima valley peas, petite carrots, roasted red jacket potatoes with french horn mushroom in herbes de provence oil finished with roasted corn buerre blanc.

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    Pulled Pork Sandwich at Pecos Pit BBQ in Seattle, WA

    A FoodSherpas list wouldn't be complete without a BBQ representative. And while Seattle might not seem like a BBQ Mecca, there are some good options. Look no further than Pecos Pit BBQ for a sloppy, tasty, pulled pork sandwich.

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    Thali at Poppy in Seattle, WA

    A merger of Northwest ingredients in the "thali" style. Thali is essentially tapas that are served together on a platter. Poppy is a great place to try a new take on happy hour food.

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    Liege Waffle with Bacon & Maple Syrup at Sweet Iron in Seattle, WA

    As you tour your way through Seattle, there's no reason to eliminate breakfast in favor of just eating lunch and dinner. Looking for something tasty, quick, and inexpensive? Try the Bacon Maple Waffle from Sweet Iron. Still hungry in the morning? Then grab a waffle and head over to some of the other great Seattle breakfast spots like Le Pinchet or Bacco. More at

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    Black Truffle Gnocchi at List Restaurant in Seattle, WA

    With so many great tapas options at List, it's hard to decide on just one. The good news is that the prices are right so you can try them all. But for the Seattle list here, we'll go with something different than the seafood options: their excellent gnocchi in a black truffle cream sauce. See more at

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    Seafood Chowder at Duke's Chowder House Greenlake in Seattle, Washington

    When it comes to good chowder, one can't look past Duke's Chowder House. There are a number of great options like their New England Clam. And there NW Coast Dungeness Crab & Bourbon Chowder is something special too.

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    Sushi at Shiro's in Seattle, WA

    Continuing with the Asian part of the tour in Seattle, a city with such a large Japanese population, it's time to try some of the best sushi in the city. This is a pricey one, but the Omakase at Shiro's is fantastic. If it's out of your price range, you can go with something different and still be amazed.

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    Wild Ginger Fragrant Duck at Wild Ginger Asian Restaurant in Seattle, WA

    Seattle is one of the best US cities for high quality Asian food. And when it comes to Thai and Satay bars, Wild Ginger is one of the best. The "must try" is their famous Fragrant Duck.