Pizza Pi Vegan Pizzeria
5500 University Way
Seattle, WA 98105
Hours: Mon – Closed, Tues to Fri – 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sat – 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sun – 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The artichoke dip at Pizza Pi has been rated number one since 2008–and it’s even vegan. It is served hot with bruschetta triangles and chunks of fresh, organic tomatoes. This is a spinach artichoke dip with a garlic bite. Whether or not you like vegan food, this is a fantastic appetizer option.
SkyCity at the Needle
400 Broad St.
Seattle, WA 98109
Hours: Lunch Mon to Fri – 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner Sun to Thurs – 5 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., Dinner Fri and Sat – 5 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Brunch Sat and Sun – 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
At this lovely establishment, you can enjoy a crab artichoke dip in the Space Needle overlooking Seattle. If you don’t like horseradish, this dip may not be for you, as it is a main ingredient. However if you are a fan of horseradish, you’ll likely rate as one of the best dips in Seattle. It is best when paired with the Dungeness crab.
6135 Seaview Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Hours: Lunch Wed to Sat – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dinner Mon to Thurs – 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dinner Fri and Sat – 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dinner Sun – 3:30 to 9 p.m., Brunch Sun – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anthony’s is a fine dining restaurant that may not fit into everyone’s budget, but if you can spare a few bucks, it can’t be missed. The crab shrimp artichoke dip is known throughout the Seattle area for its deliciousness. The dip consists of large chunks of crab and shrimp served alongside toasted pita chips. Unfortunately, those with shellfish allergies should stay far away.
Elemental Next Door
3309 Wallingford Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
Hours: Tues to Sat – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Elemental Next Door is a “new American” restaurant with a full wine bar and scrumptious appetizer menu. The artichoke dip has fresh chunks of artichoke and is served with slices of toasted bread. This dip is listed under the vegetarian menu, so anyone can eat it without fear of meats, seafood or other elements not cohesive with their diet. Many customers say Elemental Next Door’s artichoke dip is the best they have ever had, period.
414 E Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98122
Hours: Daily – 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Capitol Club is a Mediterranean restaurant with a tapa style menu. The artichoke spinach dip is served with toasted pita bread and hummus. During happy hour, appetizers are only $5, so get there early to take advantage of this deal. This spinach artichoke dip is also vegetarian approved, so meatlovers and the meatless alike can all enjoy in harmony.
Related: Guide to Dine Around Seattle