Spots where the setting seals the deal during this spring’s restaurant promo bonanza.
Seattle Restaurant Week is here again, back for its springtime 2016 run with 165-plus places serving up $30 three-course dinners (and lots making $15 two-course lunches) from April 10-14 and April 17-21.* But with 165-plus restaurants involved, how do you choose?
Our recommendations for three important categories — best overall values, best newcomers and best ambiance — can help. Just be sure to make reservations (many of these restaurants get mobbed for SRW), and be sure to tip well (SRW gets extremely hectic for servers).
These might not be the brand-newest, burning-hottest restaurants taking part in Seattle Restaurant Week, but the views, or the booths, or just the overall swankiness (plus everyday high prices) make them ones to hit.
- Aqua by El Gaucho
- Bin on the Lake
- El Gaucho (Belltown)
- The Georgian
- Goldfinch Tavern
- Il Bistro
- Mistral Kitchen
- Ray’s Boathouse
- The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
*The Seattle Times Company is a sponsor.
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