SRW can also be a good time to check out beloved neighborhood spots, whether close to home or further afield — here are some favorites to think about.

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Seattle Restaurant Week is back — Sundays through Thursdays from April 2-19, tons of local places will serve up $33 three-course dinners, with many making $18 two-course lunches as well. (The Seattle Times Company is a sponsor.) But with 165-plus restaurants taking part, how do you choose?

Our lists of neighborhood favorites, best ambiencebest overall values, and newcomers can help. Pro tips: Preview your menu options at, be sure to make reservations (many of these restaurants get mobbed for SRW), and remember to tip well (SRW can be hellish for servers).

18 neighborhood favorites

Don’t overlook the beloved-by-locals spots — whether in your neighborhood or another one. They may also pull out a few stops with their SRW options — check out the special menu offerings when you’re deciding. Here are some to contemplate.

  • Bar Cantinetta in Madison Valley
  • Bar Dojo in Edmonds
  • Bodrum Bistro in Wallingford
  • Chavez on Capitol Hill
  • Frank’s Oyster House in Ravenna
  • Kisaku in Green Lake
  • Lionhead on Capitol Hill
  • Ma’ono in West Seattle
  • Marjorie on Capitol Hill
  • Meet the Moon in Leschi
  • Monsoon on Capitol Hill
  • Monsoon in Bellevue
  • Nirmal’s in Pioneer Square
  • Ocho in Ballard
  • Terra Plata on Capitol Hill
  • The Harvest Vine in Madison Valley
  • The London Plane in Pioneer Square
  • Yoroshiku in Wallingford