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The 10 Best American Restaurants in Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Did someone say American food? We created the definitive list of the best American restaurants in Capitol Hill by examining the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Check out everything you need to know about the finest American restaurants in Capitol Hill below.

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Single Shot

New American · American · $35 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Terra Plata

New American · American · $28 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Witness

American · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cook Weaver

Western · Korean · $23 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Plum Bistro

American · $22 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Wandering Goose

American · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Quinn’s

American · $15 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Taylor Shellfish Farms - Seattle

American · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Oddfellows Cafe & Bar

American · $20 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Dick’s Drive-In

Western · $3 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 1116 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat, Foursquare and SeattleMet, 4854 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered Zagat - Best American Restaurants in Seattle, Foursquare - The 15 Best American Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - 10 Places to Grab a Bite Around Seattle Center as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Margarita with grilled burger

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • The ideal drink pairing for heavy meat dish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for heavy meat dish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Vieux Carre. This, oaked, cocktail balances the fatty heavy meat dish.

  • A next-level pairing for Kentucky 75

    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

Interesting facts

  • The first ever

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

  • Celebrating American

    Pittsburgh, The United States is the proud home of the annual Picklesburgh Festival, held every July to celebrate everything that is good about American.


Parking tips

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Capitol Hill. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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