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Seattle’s Capitol HIll neighborhood is among the most well-stocked in regards to upscale, unique restaurant options. There are a number of Asian-fusion spots serving up a wide range of flavors, as well as upscale New American options, and a wide range of other cuisines served in fashionable dining rooms. For some specific recs, check out this guide on where to eat in Capitol Hill.


The aesthetics at Stateside are both contemporary and casual, and the food is an absolutely delicious blend of French and Vietnamese culinary traditions. We recommend trying the warm chanterelle mushroom salad and the crispy duck fresh rolls when you visit.

Stateside. 300 E Pike St.


Altura is a fine dining restaurant in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood that focuses exclusively on Italian cuisine. Come here to try the critically-acclaimed handmade pastas, as well as chef tasting menus with wine pairings.

Altura. 617 Broadway E

Cook Weaver

Cook Weaver is another fusion restaurant in Seattle’s Capitol HIll, and it serves up a blend of European and Asian cuisines. Among many favorites here, we recommend the beer battered nori dumplings, potato kimchi latkes, crab seasoning fried chicken, and the mackerel bbq with sushi rice.

Cook Weaver. 806 E Roy St.


Poppy is a New American restaurant in Seattle that serves its creative dishes in Thali-style platters. Come here for seasonal small plates prepped by a James Beard Award-winning chef in an artsy, contemporary space.

Poppy. 622 Broadway E


Spinasse is another high-end Italian restaurant in Seattle’s Capitol Hill, because you can never really get enough pasta in your life. The open kitchen serves up classic northern Italian dishes including the famous Tajarin al Ragu, which has been named one of the best Italian dishes in the United States by Food Network.

Spinasse. 1531 14th Ave

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