West Seattle's Chelan Cafe offers old-school diner charm and good cheer - come by for breakfast, read a newspaper, and enjoy a fresh omelet or an order of pancakes at this esteemed Spokane St cafe. Read more.
Luna Park was once West Seattle's analogue to Coney Island and this cafe pays tribute to that bygone attraction near Alki. Old neon and memorabilia capture ambience but menu needs better execution. Read more.
West Seattle's Java Bean is a good stop for an espresso. Housed in a former gas station, it's now a Pacific Northwest coffee shack for sleepy surfers, skate kids and urban hikers. Hang Ten. Read more.
Friendly new Mexican restaurant in the former Casa Feliz Mexican Grill space on Alki offers casual fare in dark space. Needed my LED iPhone app to read menu. Frequent upsell on drinks, food's just ok. Read more.
Great food and friendly service. Relax after work with friends and switch it up from the usual order off the margarita menu and get a caipirinha. Check fresh sheet for daily specials. Te gusta! Read more.
Open since 1935, Spud Fish & Chips has been a West Seattle institution on Alki. Great halibut fish n' chips, but gluten-free folks can get a tasty shrimp cocktail or "seasar" salad sans croutons. Read more.
The bridge is West Seattle's newest after-work spot and is a good place to enjoy beer with friends. Friendly staff but dark interior -- I downloaded the LED iPhone app to read menu. Food's just okay. Read more.
In the former home of West Seattle Speedway & Hobby, West 5 serves up moody cocktails in a cavernous bar redolent of mid-century Northwest bar culture nostalgia. Go easy with their dark-and-stormy. Read more.
This small Bavarian-themed German bier haus serves up authentic German lager such as Warsteiner Dunkel and other heartier winter imports on draft and bottle. Their küche offers a modest snack menu. Read more.
A West Seattle institution for nearly 10 years, Buddha Ruksa's warm and relaxed space serves fresh, delicious Thai curries, fresh rolls, satay and crispy garlic chicken. Get in early to snag a table! Read more.
Highstrike Grill offers diners ample room in relaxed atomic ranch-designed space. Menu includes Northwest favorites and fresh salads. Ask for an order of house-made potato chips without salt. Crispy! Read more.
Gluten-free? Vegan? Don't let all of those pizza places get you down. Check out West Seattle's Chaco Canyon Cafe and grab a small Hippie Bowl -- a generous serving of quinoa, carrots, tofu and tahini. Read more.
Wonderful dining at Phoenecia on Alki - a West Seattle favorite. Stop in for pizza, a glass of red or enjoy pesto chicken pasta. Family-run bistro offers a warm Med dining experience and great food. Read more.
Summer's here lighting up West Seattle and Beloved Mexico's friendly mobile taqueria is serving some of the best chicken tacos and mole around. Enjoy dining under their canopy with a Mexican Coke. Read more.
Matador is a lively addition to the Alaska Junction. It's Goth-lite Tex-Mex vibe is great to get beer and some tacos with friends under dim light. However, staffing is a bit like Hooter's with coeds. Read more.
Maharaja offers satisfying Punjabi cuisine in their inviting clean space. Enjoy hot chai with a plate from their fresh lunch buffet offers including chicken tikka, saag aloo and crisp papadam. Read more.
Friendly staff, pleasant interior and good food round out a nice first visit to West Seattle's newest Thai bistro. Menu's aspirational, but tried flavorful pad thai and tom yum soup. Check back soon. Read more.
West Seattle's second home to the Renton-based A Terrible Beauty offers ample seating and a cavernous bar in stylized Irish pub atmosphere. Stop in early for dinner or late for a pint with friends. Read more.
Fresh Bistro's at the Mural Apts is a relaxed space to get a drink or dinner with friends. Their Happy Hour menu has some good bites but few gluten-free and many with pork. The small bar is intimate. Read more.
This intimate and small West Seattle wine bar in the Gatewood neighborhood offers soup, salad, and sandwiches. Their relaxed wood-lined space is a great place to share wine with friends after work. Read more.
At last! Summer's here in West Seattle! Enjoy chips, salsa and snacks on Guadalajara's newly remodeled patio deck and share a beer with friends. Read more.
A local favorite for many years, Fauntleroy's The Original Bakery serves buttermilk doughnuts, pastries, cookies and espresso. Their cafe is the community's kitchen table. Closed Mondays. Read more.
C & P Coffee is the community hearth and living room for West Seattle residents. Friendly cafe offers relaxed space for having an espresso, meeting friends, and reading in an old craftsman house. Read more.
Bird on a Wire Coffee captures genuine cafe spirit as a social salon gathering friends and neighbors together over espresso. It's bird-themed crafty-kitsch room pulses with good vibes and good cheer. Read more.
Mawadda Cafe has a wonderful menu of Greek, Turkish, Persian, and Mediterranean offers including gyros, kebabs, salads, falafel and more. Made fresh, it's Halal and served with warm friendly service. Read more.
Enjoy postcard views of Seattle's skyline at Marination Ma Kai. Their menu offers great Korean fried rice, Hawaiian bites like Loco Moco and fish-n-chips. Full bar, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Read more.
Don't wait to have leftovers at home, get them for lunch at Royal India Grill's buffet. Mostly clean dining and new friendly owners disappoint with old reheated steam table fare and low standards. Read more.
Esteemed WestCity Sardine Kitchen now open in the former Bohemian cafe has aspirational Med menu with small sardine bites and few G/F options. Dining area much improved, but service just slightly off. Read more.
Harry's is a rare bird cultivating speakeasy-like operating hours at small dinner counter. Arrive early and get fresh smoked fried chicken, slaw, and potato salad made to order until they run out. Read more.
A Pacific Coast taqueria menu and margaritas are found here in the newly-opened second home for the Fremont-based Pecado Bueno. Fresh flavors taste great but for the price they're lacking in ambience. Read more.
Taqueria El Antojo's newest addition to West Seattle's Morgan Junction neighborhood has a great lunch selection of tacos, gorditos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and burritos. Sheltered dining offered. Read more.
Midwest-style deli offers a selection of charcuterie, sandwiches, house-made soups and sides including roasted golden beets, potato salad, and Tunisian olive mix in newly-opened Alaska Junction space. Read more.
The Bridge near Morgan Junction offers beer, cocktails, and a dining menu in upbeat and busy sports bar in the former Chuck & Sally's Tavern space. Newly renovated, check out their fresh digs. Read more.
Gatewood neighbors rejoice for the newly-opened The Westy bar in West Seattle. Wallpapered with flat panel TVs, popular pub has a challenging menu with ghost pepper cheese burgers and few GF options. Read more.