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Ordering one of Sushi Kashiba's chef curated sushi dinners is probably your best bet. The cuts of salmon, toro, tuna, yellowtail and other fish are always fresh and beautifully presented. The meal is finished off with Sushi Kashiba's trademark cake-like egg dessert. The restaurant also features à la carte items like agedashi tofu, oysters on the half shell and Chef Kashiba's New York Times featured black cod kasuzuke.
Shama is a perfect place for a romantic dinner, work event, social night out, a place to grab an a glass of wine or a place to have lunch/brunch as you are walking downtown Seattle and the market.
DIRECTIONS: From the main Pike Place Market sign (where they throw the fish), take the stairs down, or from western Ave (across from Kasala Furniture) take the stairs up. Elevator access available as well.
PARKING: street parking on westeren or Pike or 1st ave, or one of the main pike place market public parking garages
Welcome to our treasure.
Tamura is a Kappo style restaurant where food is prepared in an open kitchen and served quickly in a lively environment where staff and guests talk about the food and beyond. Our goal is to become the very best restaurant to our guests by getting to know them and serving them in a personable yet professional manner.
*Please note that a 20% living wage charge is included (dine in only). The house retains 100% of these charges to help fund higher wages and benefits to all staff. Additional gratuity is not expected.
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wa’z is a Japanese Kaiseski restaurant that distinguishes its menu with a modern Northwest Kaiseki tasting of artful, seasonal fare.
Starting on September 21, 2023, head to Muse for savory hors d’oeuvres, sharable plates, and petite sweets to accompany your glass of wine or craft cocktail as you overlook Downtown Seattle in its beautiful evening glow. Muse’s new lounge-style seating and curated menu options will allow guests to enjoy the Seattle Symphony’s most convenient and ambient location at their own pace; enjoy a quick bite or stay for a few libations while you catch up with your concert companions.
We’re tucked away on the main floor of Benaroya Hall, in the Norcliffe Founders Room. Once you’re inside the Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, just look for the hallway hung with portraits of Symphony musicians, and follow the signs.
We look forward to serving you this season in Muse!
No Minors. Smart attire encouraged. We kindly ask that you refrain from overly casual attire.
We look forward to hosting you in Deep Dive! Until we meet at the table....
For parties of 8 or more & private event inquiries please contact us at olympic@Fairmont.com.
Founders Club, an intimate spirit drinker’s enclave, showcases unique and sought-after bottles for the connoisseurs and adventurous drinkers alike. With a secluded and serene social club feel, Founders Club is poised to deliver an all-new, exclusive Seattle experience.
An exquisite spirits collection selected by our expert beverage team is supported by a menu of classically inspired innovative and elegant cocktails. The meticulous craftsmanship and the purity of refined flavor will indulge your sense of curiosity.
Food service is not available in Founder's Club, but Fairmont Olympic Hotel is pleased to offer diverse menus in The George, Olympic Bar, and Shuckers.
Il Terrazzo Carmine is located in historic Pioneer Square - nestled in an urban-renewed alley with entrances through the vintage lobby on First Avenue or through the delightful courtyard in the back. Since 1984, Carmine Smeraldo's classic Italian restaurant has been where the locals have chosen to return over and over again. From the Carpaccio Di Bue and Spaghettini Dell 'Ortolano for lunch to the Suprema Di Pollo Farcita and Zuppa Di Pesce for dinner you will know you have gone to a place where excellence is a way of life. Arguably the best Italian restaurant in Seattle, Il Terrazzo serves classical Italian cuisine with an atmosphere you may want to call home and never leave
We offer delicious dishes with ingredients sourced locally and fresh.
Our craft cocktails will remind you the days you were out in the woods with your friends.
A chef-driven paradise wrapped in a small neighborhood vibe. Ada’s has been a staple in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood for years. However today, the new Ada’s is a creation stemmed from a lifelong dream of Executive Chef Ayhan Barlas. With a completely revised menu of American classics prepared with a European flair alongside Chef Ayhan’s native Turkish favorites, your senses will thank you!
We are firm believers that the freshest ingredients create the best dishes, and that things that grow together, go together. So, in keeping with that mantra, we pride ourselves on using as many local purveyors as possible to best keep our dishes in line with the true spirit of the finest cuisine the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
Here you'll find a modern, warm and romantic dining experience in an elegantly casual atmosphere. We also have a great bar and lounge area with a wonderful Happy Hour.
When you dine with us, you’ll feel like part of the family.
- OTOpenTable DinervipSeattle / Eastern Washington •5 reviews5.0Dined todayI celebrated my bday here for the second time! I will continue to do so. Nothing bad to say about this place or the staff.More infoDeep Dive$$$$• Contemporary American• Lake Union / Eastlake•4.7
- OTOpenTable DinervipPhiladelphia / New Jersey Suburbs •3 reviews5.0Dined 2 days agoWe had an excellent meal and the service was top notch!! Next time I am in the area we will be booking again, for sure!More info2120$$$$• Contemporary American• Downtown•4.7
- BMBMC1vipSeattle / Eastern Washington •26 reviews5.0Dined 7 days agoVery good food and service. Good for both lunch and dinner. Convenient location, open and airy ambiance.More infoWild Ginger McKenzie- South Lake Union$$$$• Southeast Asian• Lake Union / Eastlake•4.7
- DMDMSSvipSeattle / Eastern Washington •38 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023We had a nice birthday celebration on New Years Day. The place was busy - obviously very popular, and they reportedly have a nice happy hour. All of our food was excellent -- very tender octopus, nice lumache (snails), tender venison steak and excellent osso buco (which is easily big enough for two people). Our server was great -- attentive but not intrusive. We'll be back.More infoBarolo$$$$• Italian• Downtown•4.6
- SSeattlewriterSeattle / Eastern Washington •9 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 2, 2023Lovely New Year's Day dinner. Friendly staff, great service, and all the drinks and dishes were excellent. Highly recommend.More infoCinque Terre Ristorante$$$$• Italian• Downtown•4.7
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Seattle’s romantic restaurants show that with market-fresh plates, Northwestern wines, and some mood lighting, sparks can fly in the Emerald City. Set the stage for a monumental moment with exquisite seafood at a kaiseki spot in Belltown. In Pike/Pine, whisk a date away on a whirlwind trip to not-quite Greece. Or share a plate of hand-cut noodles to celebrate a special occasion at an acclaimed Piedmont trattoria. Even though most people in town consider fancy flannel dressing up, these places serve you a splash of something sexier. Read on for a guide to Seattle’s 12 most romantic restaurants to book now.
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For much of the year, Seattle is gray, a bit cold—and yes, rainy. But from May to September, sunshine and warm temps transform the city. Across Seattle, there are many perfect patios for sipping cocktails, lakeside venues with skyline views and fresh seafood, and cozy backyards to enjoy al fresco dining. So while the sunshine doesn’t last long in the Emerald City, as summer inches closer, here are a few of the best places in the city to visit for excellent food and drinks outside.
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Seattle is special; that's why it's consistently been one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The unique culture of the city is deliciously demonstrated by its restaurant scene. Seattle offers thousands of distinctive dining options. Classic café fare offers a taste of home. Contemporary menus are rewritten seasonally to reflect locally sourced ingredients and chef innovations. For breakfast, try the wildly popular Dutch baby pancakes. For lunch, enjoy East Coast-inspired seafood like New England clam chowder and crab rolls. For dinner, embrace the spirit of Seattle at any of the many award-winning eateries. Even the steakhouses are revolutionary, offering rare beef with expert preparations.
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The most romantic restaurant in Seattle is Il Terrazzo Carmine