Walk to Restaurants

A World of Diverse Dining Around the Corner

Horizon House residents have their pick of classic fares such as French, Italian, Spanish, and Greek, not to mention Korean, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Thai, Vietnamese, and “New American.” Call for a ride, hop the streetcar, or stretch your legs and work up an appetite by walking to any one of the options below for an unforgettable dining experience:

First Hill/Capitol Hill:

  • Altura – Elegant Italian with Northwest seasonal flair.
  • Ba Bar – Super Saigon street food and craft cocktails.
  • Bateau – French: “Premier Prix Boeufs” and pommes frites to go with.
  • Cascina Spinasse Restaurant & Artusi Lounge – The food of Italy’s Piedmont region and Italian-inspired cocktails.
  • Chavez – Chic Mexican and a great happy hour.
  • Dunbar Room (Sorrento Hotel) – Steak, seafood, and bistro favorites with a great Jazz brunch on Sundays.
  • Italian Family Pizza – Moderately priced, truly tasty family style pies & calzones.
  • Kedai Makan – Wildly flavorful, authentic Malaysian street food.
  • Lark – One of the Northwest’s premier, artisan-focused restaurants helmed by Chef John Sundstrom.
  • Mamnoon – Intense flavors, aromas, and colors are featured in Lebanese and Syrian dishes.
  • Neon Taco – Make your way through Nacho Borracho bar for terrific taco truck specials, including a pork sandwich to die for.
  • Osteria La Spiga – Handmade pasta and Italian specialties of the Emilia-Romagna region.
  • Soi – REAL Thai food, featuring dishes from Issan, the eastern part of Thailand.
  • Southpaw – Lark Chef Sundstrom’s seasonal and supercharged take on pizza.
  • Starbuck’s Roastery – A coffee shrine from the folks who spread Seattle’s cup worldwide.
  • Stateside – Asian-inspired dishes concentrating on the traditions of Vietnamese, Chinese, and French cuisine.
  • Tavolàta – Chef Ethan Stowell’s Cap Hill branch is all about pasta and more hearty Italian dishes.
  • Terra Plata – Earth to plate deliciousness with a Spanish flair by Chef Tamara Murphy.
  • Vito’s – 60 years of old-style Italian drinking and dining.

Downtown/Belltown Waterfront:

  • Andaluca – Mediterranean mix, plus tapas and paella in the historic Mayflower Hotel.
  • Anthony’s Pier 66– Sophisticated seafood steps away from the waters of Elliott Bay.
  • Blueacre – All things acquatic, fresh and sustainable.
  • Cheesecake Factory – American dining chain with jumbo plates and endless menu options.
  • Dahlia Lounge – Chef Tom Douglas’s first restaurant and still one of the Pacific Northwest’s greats.
  • Din Tai Fung – A taste of Taipei’s delectable dumplings and noodles in Pacific Place.
  • Georgian Room – Luxurious French & American dining in the grande dame of Seattle hotels, The Fairmont Olympic.
  • Goldfinch Tavern – Pacific Northwest dining with a view, at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel.
  • Japonessa – A winning combination of Japanese and Latin-infused dishes.
  • Le Pichet – Quintessential Parisian bar/café.
  • Lola – Another winning Tom Douglas eatery offering modern, Greek-influenced flavors showcasing local ingredients.
  • Loulay – Chef-in-the-Hat Thierry Rautureau serves up classic French fare with a modern twist.
  • Maximilien – Romantic French hideaway in the Pike Place Market with exquisite bay views.
  • Purple – Café and wine bar with a wine list that won’t quit, extremely happy hours.
  • Serious Pie – Another Tom Douglas delight, seriously good pizza.
  • Shiro’s – Super fresh, “Edomae” Tokyo-style sushi bar.
  • Tango – Like the dance itself, drinks and dishes flow from South America, Spain, and Cuba.
  • Tulio’s – Upscale Italian fare in urbane setting; power dine all day long.
  • Urbane – Swanky locally sourced American dining, at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel.
  • Wild Ginger – Modern space serving Pacific Rim fare; Triple Door downstairs and Benaroya Hall across the street.

International District/Pioneer Square:

  • Bakeman’s – Roast turkey sandwiches and homemade soup, in Pioneer Square since forever.
  • Damn the Weather – Right on! Damn good “New American” food and drink in a French Quarter ambiance.
  • Il Corvo – Fresh, artisanal pasta; a selection of daily specials.
  • London Plane – Looking out on atmospheric Occidental Square, this spot combines a specialty grocery, café, bakery, and flower shop.
  • Maneki – Serving Seattle for more than 100 years, still a great place for homestyle Japanese food.
  • Nirmal’s – Dine across India as Chef Nirmal Monteiro reimagines the depth and breadth of Indian cuisine.
  • Salumi – Finocchiona, sopressata, culatello – here house-cured meats Italian-style are king; take some home or stop by for a sandwich.
  • Tamarind Tree – An oasis in the ID’s Little Saigon, the provincial Vietnamese dishes delight the senses and the cocktails are divine.
  • Tsukushinbo – Teeny tiny Japanese restaurant with ramen to die for.
  • Uwajimaya – The deli and food court at Seattle’s preeminent ID grocery store takes your taste buds from Japan and China to the farthest corners of Asia and the Pacific.