Young people enjoy a meal at a new restaurant

From comfort food served in a cozy bistro setting to hole-in-the-wall establishments and trendy downtown bars, Seattle has its share of exciting places to eat. If you’re a long-time resident, you probably have some restaurants you love, and if you’re a new resident of North Seattle, you’re likely interested in finding some future favorites.

Whatever your residency status, there are some newly opened, as well as some long-time favorite, restaurants near your North Seattle apartment you might want to try.

What Do North Seattle Residents Vote as the Best Restaurants?

OpenTable keeps a list of the best restaurants in a given geographical area and updates the list each month based on the diner reviews posted each month. In North Seattle, the best-rated restaurants include the following.

  • Katana Sushi & Sake House
  • The Fireside Restaurant
  • Bar Dojo
  • Abbott’s
  • The Keg Steakhouse + Bar
  • FIVE Restaurant Bistro

If you want to try out any of these restaurants, as well as any of the additional spots on the North Seattle list, you can make reservations directly through the OpenTable website. You’ll find restaurants with the highest ratings in the communities of Lynnwood, Everett, Port Ludlow, Mukilteo, and Sequim, as well as several in Edmonds.

Checking Out the “Hottest” Restaurants in Seattle

Restaurants in Seattle will always rise and fall in their popularity with some becoming local favorites and others becoming forgotten for a while. Eater Seattle has a continuously updated list of the most popular restaurants in the city. If you’re interested in finding a terrific place to eat, here are a few places ranked well by Eater Seattle.

Papas Hot Potatoes

French fries will always rank well on the favorite foods of Americans, but Papas Hot Potatoes takes the art of eating potatoes to new heights with customizable toppings and additions like smoky red chili, sour cashew cream, and pickled onions.

One of the best parts of the restaurant is its gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, and vegan dishes, as well as the option to replace russet potatoes with cauliflower rice or white sweet potatoes. Papas Hot Potatoes is located at 500 NW 65th St. Seattle, WA 98117.

Jack’s BBQ

Barbecue is a hotly debated topic in foodie circles, and everyone seems to have a preference for a style and flavor. If you want to try some Texas-style barbecue, Jack’s BBQ is an excellent place to start and serves classic sides with its barbecue dishes like potato salad and collard greens.

The restaurant is in South Lake Union and serves smoked chicken, sausage, brisket, and more, as well as delicious brisket or sausage breakfast tacos in the morning. Make sure to arrive before 9 AM if you want to try the breakfast tacos. Jack’s BBQ is located at 228 9th Ave. Seattle, WA 98109.

Other Seattle hot spots for food right now include Dingfelder’s Delicatessen at 1318 E. Pine St., Aerlume at 2003 Western Ave Suite C, Bisato at 84 Yesler Way, and I5 Pho Seattle at 213 1st Ave. S.

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