2016 Seattle Restaurant Awards

Ville Magazine introduces the 1st Annual Seattle Restaurant Awards presented by Stella Artois. As Seattle isn’t shy to best restaurants and eats list, we decided to step it up a notch and recognize the best in 35 categories with a twist from the norm. Fair warning, don’t read this on an empty stomach or you may end up eating the food right from our pages.

 

Best Place for Late Night Bites

Pel’Meni Dumpling Tzar

Best Place for Late Night Bites - Pei'Menu Dumpling Tzar

 

Every day unti 2:30 AM Pel’Meni feeds the masses dough filled morsels with beef or potato topped with sour cream, butter, curry, Tzar special spicy sauce, and cilantro. There’s never been a better late night snack regardless if you’ve had one cocktail or eight.
3516 Fremont Pl N, Seattle, WA 98103; (206) 588-2570; dumplingtzar.com

 

Best Indoor View

520 Bar & Grill

Best Indoor View - 520 Bar & Grill

See and be seen with the Seattle area’s best looking staff. This mainstay eastside American longue is a go-to for upscale, casual and an indoor view that matches the high quality fare, the cuisine will be right in line with your high expectations.
10146 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004; (425) 450-0520; 520barandgrill.com

 

Best Bang for Your Buck

Tacos Chukis

Best Bang for Your Buck - Tacos Chukis

The tacos at this authentic hot spot go for the slammin’ price of $1.90 – 2.25. The house specialty is what most leave raving about. Corn tortillas are loaded with juicy adobada pork, melted cheese, creamy guacamole, and topped with a chunk of sweet pineapple.
219 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102; (206) 328-4447

 

Best Place to Fish

Salted Sea

Best Place to Fish - Salted Se

A family owned raw bar with a Vietnamese twist, Salted Sea is a jewel on the South side’s up and coming culinary landscape. With so many long-time stakeholders for Seattle fish and chips, Salted Sea offers an upscale take on our most well-known dish – the Pacific Cod is coated in baguette crumb and ale crust then served with crispy salt and vinegar potatoes plus herbed tartar sauce.
4915 Rainier Ave S #101, Seattle, WA 98118; (206) 858-6328; saltedseaseattle.com

 

Best Place to Catch the Sunset

Palisade

Best Place to Catch the Sunset - Palisade

Rich colors of the Seattle sunset dazzle against the panoramic views of Elliot Bay making Palisade a luxury, unparalleled dining experience. After marveling at the scenic city scape, feast your eyes on a culinary vision like the Dungeness Crab Stuffed Colossal Prawns.
2601 W Marina Pl, Seattle, WA 98199; (206) 285-1000; palisaderestaurant.com

 

Best Place for a Show

Teatro ZinZanni

Best Place for a Show - Teatro ZinZanni

Dine on a four-course meal with the ultimate in entertainment at Teatro ZinZanni. The cirque, cabaret destination for special occasions includes shows like January’s old Hollywood Nights and February’s Belly Dance Off Brunch. Both feature star studded casts and interesting stunts.
222 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109; (206) 802-0015; zinzanni.com; photo credit: Michael Craft

 

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