James Beard Award Winners
Seattle is home to 13 winners of the prestigious James Beard Award. It’s like an Oscar for making delicious food. Just how many of these amazing restaurants can you fit into 2 Days? Might have to make it 3 Days in Seattle…or 4…
Chef Holly Smith
Café Juanita serves Northern Italian cuisine using local, seasonal ingredients complemented by an award-winning wine list.
9702 NE 120th Place, Kirkland, 98034
Chef Eric Tanaka
From the smell of the wood burning grill to the swirl of a silky Yakima Valley Cabernet in your glass, Dahlia Lounge is the quintessential Seattle restaurant experience.
2001 4th Ave, Seattle, 98121
Chef Christine Keff
The idea for Flying Fish came nearly 20 years ago on a beach in Thailand. The four-star seafood restaurant located in the heart of South Lake Union now features delicious fish from all over the world.
300 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, 98109
Chef John Sundstrom
One of the Pacific Northwest’s premier, artisan-focused restaurants, located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. Lark offers a warm dining experience meant to be shared with friends and family.
926 12th Avenue, Seattle, 98122
Chef Thierry Rautureau
Loulay Kitchen & Bar marries the French influence of Chef Thierry Rautureau’s upbringing with a modern twist and sensibility to provide an accessible dining experience for everyone.
600 Union Street, Seattle, 98101
Chef Tamara Murphy
Terra Plata, an “earth to plate” concept, is the result of love for creative and delicious plates inspired by the seasons, and made possible by local growers and artisan producers.
1501 Melrose Ave, Seattle, 98122
Chef Scott Carsberg
After spending nearly every waking day and night at Lampreia and then Bisato over the past 20 years, Scott Carsberg and his wife Hyun Joo Paek are taking some well-deserved R&R. Look for their next Seattle project soon.
Chef Jason Wilson
A dining experience that changes with the seasons, evokes emotion, and arouses the senses. Delivered through service, cuisine, and a warm ambience.
2319 East Madison Street, Seattle, 98112-5416
Rotating Guest Chefs
FareStart is a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals. FareStart Restaurant is open daily for lunch and all proceeds support FareStart job training and placement programs.
700 Virginia St, Seattle, 98101
Chef Maria Hines
Golden Beetle is rooted in the spices and flavors of the Mediterranean, presenting the Northwest’s best organic and seasonal ingredients from local farmers and foragers.
1744 Northwest Market Street, Seattle, 98107-5224
Chef Jerry Traunfeld
Poppy’s menu borrows the idea of the Thali to present Jerry’s own style of Northwest cooking, highlighting seasonal ingredients, fresh herbs, and spices. It’s a modern northwest tasting menu served all at once.
622 Broadway East, Seattle, 98102
Sitka and Spruce
Chef Matt Dillon
Sitka and Spruce is the latest addition to Seattle’s James Beard Award winners. The farm-fresh ingredients from Vashon Island make it one of the gems of Capitol Hill.
1531 Melrose Ave, Seattle, 98122
Chef Maria Hines
Tilth features New American cuisine prepared with certified-organic or wild ingredients sourced from local farmers.
1411 North 45th Street, Seattle, 98103
Tom Douglas Restaurants
2012 Restaurateur of the Year
Each of Tom Douglas’s establishments have their own style and flavor. If you can fit all 12 into your 2 Days in Seattle, we suggest you do it.