El Gaucho is the premiere luxury steakhouse of the Pacific Northwest and their Seattle location is their flagship with roots dating back to 1953. El Gaucho Seattle moved in 2020 to its new home in the historic Union Stables building.
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A beloved local favorite since its opening, Carmine’s Bellevue is an authentic, family-owned Italian fine dining restaurant located in the historic Old Bellevue neighborhood. Routinely packed with jubilant regulars, Carmine’s Bellevue has earned its favored reputation for its consistently excellent cuisine, service and ambiance; it is a place where patrons can enjoy fantastic Italian staples and a fine selection of wines in a relaxed environment while the staff welcomes them as family.
With seven locations across The Sound, a sustainably-sourced fare lineup and legendary “Seafood Sleuth” Duke Moscrip at its helm, Duke’s Seafood is a Seattle favorite that always delivers.
On the edge of Seattle’s diverse Capitol Hill neighborhood is Oddfellows Café + Bar. Nestled between the Pike and Pine corridor, this industrial space has become a staple for both locals and foodies to indulge in good eats.
Aerlume Seattle is a fine dining restaurant situated hillside above Elliott Bay that combines a beautiful seasonal menu with stunning views of Puget Sound for an experience that will satisfy all the senses.
Located on the 31st floor of Bellevue’s Lincoln Tower South is Ascend Prime Steak and Sushi, home to a dynamic variation of Asian fusion fare. Panoramic views allow you to see the stunning Seattle skyline, Lake Washington, Mount Rainier and more, all while experiencing a vibrant food and beverage menu.
The George, located inside Seattle’s iconic Fairmont Olympic Hotel, is part of a $25-million restoration of the historic 1924 hotel. This project includes the remarkable makeover of what was once known as the Georgian room into The George, an upscale brassiere-inspired restaurant featuring fresh and local ingredients indigenous to the Pacific Northwest.
Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood in Olympia, and only a few miles from the Washington State Capitol building, is Briggs TapHouse, which recently opened its doors in February. This hidden gem is a family-friendly favorite dishing up specialty pizzas and rotating local beers on tap.
The Princess and The Bear owners and founders Carol Bailey and Steve Medwell wanted to find a creative way to share their love of wine and travel with others right here in the United States. After stumbling upon the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, they sought an opportunity to bring a variety of remarkable wines stateside via The Princess and The Bear in Seattle.
Located one block from Pike Place Market and inside the luxurious Four Seasons Seattle Hotel is Goldfinch Tavern. Named after Washington’s state bird, the American Goldfinch, you will be captivated by views of the Puget Sound as you step inside the beautiful resort restaurant.