Best of South Lake Union

March 21, 2011 2:52 PM

Seattle’s up and coming new neighborhood, South Lake Union (SLU for short) has some tantalizing options for hungry Seattelites. From towering burger monstrosities to clam pizza, this area has something for everyone!


429 Westlake Ave N., Seattle, WA 98109

Voted #1 New Restaurant for 2010 in Western Washington by Evening Magazine, this new restaurant fuses French and Italian for a unique flavor. If you’re looking for something completely different, this is place to get it, as you’ll notice crispy pig tail and grilled octopus on the menu.

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Flying Fish

300 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109

Enjoy seafood from around the world at this sprawling, classy restaurant. Asian inspired, try a whole fried rockfish, mussels, fish tacos, or Dungeness crab!

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Little Red Bistro

400 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109

Featuring a wide variety of food and booze, from ten dollar steak night to crepes, this restaurant has a little something for everyone. But one cannot forget their wide variety of events as well, such as the nude soiree for men or the erotic poetry show. Make sure to check their website before you head into this scandalous little bistro, or you may find yourself surprised at what you find.

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Lunchbox Laboratory

1253 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Relocated from Ballard, this burger joint offers huge, crazy, funky, gooey, towers of meat, cheese, and everything in between. One burger features not only blue cheese, but also gorgonzola sauce and balsamic onions. Like music to a foodie’s ears.

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Serious Pie

401 Westlake Avenue, Seattle, WA 98109

Tom Douglas, the food genius behind Lola and the Dahlia Lounge, has opened yet another delicious restaurant in South Lake Union – Seattle’s second Serious Pie. These thin crust pizzas will stretch your taste buds with toppings ranging from potato to clams to brussels sprouts.

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