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The 10 Best Lunch Spots in South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: March 6, 2021

Figuring out which ones are South Lake Union’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best restaurants, we examined the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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The White Swan Public House

American · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The 100 Pound Clam

$16 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Portage Bay Cafe - South Lake Union

American · $14 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Vitality Bowls

Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Kati Vegan Thai

Thai · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Jack’s BBQ

American · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

LOCAL Public Eatery

American · $15 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

The Great Northwest Soup Company

$9 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

The Roll Pod

Indian
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Tous Les Jours

American
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11748 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1295 lists and articles from experts at TripAdvisor, Curiocity and Eater and more. All with some Feastfox magic. Don’t bother looking for TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence, Curiocity - 5 New-Ish Seattle Restaurants You’ve Gotta Check Out and Eater - 12 Great Places to Eat Near the Space Needlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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