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The 10 Best Restaurants in South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Figuring out which ones are South Lake Union’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the finest restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

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The White Swan Public House

American · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mbar

New American · Middle Eastern · $30 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Revel

Korean · American · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The 100 Pound Clam

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

Birch

Western · $120 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Kati Vegan Thai

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

Duke’s Seafood & Chowder

American · $25 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

re:public

New American · American · $26 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Cactus Restaurants

Mexican · American · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cask & Trotter

American · $20 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in South Lake Union. We analyzed 4854 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1116 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip and TripAdvisor had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. These top contenders have appeared in CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In South Lake Union, Seattle and TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

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