Is a multi-course, wine-paired dinner with family and friends on your wish list? Ring in the holidays in the tastiest fashion at these Seattle restaurants and resorts.
Conversation at Thompson Seattle Hotel
Whether for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day brunch, Conversation at Thompson Seattle Hotel offers a pair of ways to enjoy holiday dining in Seattle. Christmas Eve dinner is a three-course prix-fixe feast with options like braised short rib or King salmon while brunch features festive dishes like eggnog toast, an assortment of benedicts and much more (alongside morning-friendly cocktails, of course).
Cost: $85 per person (dinner); brunch is a la carte.
For more information: www.exploretock.com/conversationseattle.
Elliott’s Oyster House
On Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Seattle’s iconic waterfront Elliott’s Oyster House will be dishing up more than 24 varieties of oysters on the half shell as well as Alaskan crab, King salmon and much more for an over-the-top holiday seafood spread.
For more information: www.elliottsoysterhouse.com.
Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi
Join Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi during the days leading up to the Christmas holiday to savor a special festive menu, offered Dec. 22 to Dec. 24. This five-course, supplemental menu features options like hamachi crudo and an Iberico terrine as starters and entrees like confit A5 wagyu spinalis and pan-seared ono as the main course.
For more information: ascendprime.com.
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge at Lotte Hotel Seattle
Embrace the spirit of the season this Christmas Eve at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge at Lotte Hotel Seattle, where the halls have been decked and a feast is being prepared. Two seatings for holiday dining in Seattle are available (4 p.m. and 7 p.m.) to enjoy enchanting views of the Elliott Bay paired with festive dishes, like pan-seared scallops, dry-aged ribeye, herbed rack of lamb and many other decadent options. A children’s menu is also available.
For more information: www.opentable.com.
The George at Fairmont Olympic Hotel
The George of Fairmont Olympic Hotel dishes up a remarkable family-style menu in honor of the holiday. Decadent mains include citrus-brined turkey breast, braised pork belly and grilled beef tenderloin.
Cost: $140 per person (minimum of two guests per party).
For more information: www.thegeorgeseattle.com.
On both Christmas Even and Day (at various seatings of 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.), Hotel Sorrento diners can immerse themselves in festivities as the hotel’s dining space is transformed into a winter wonderland for a three-course meal (with a main course of braised lamb shank paired with creamy polenta) and dessert.
Cost: Starting at $85 per person.
For more information: www.hotelsorrento.com.
Andare at Hyatt Regency Seattle
Celebrate the flavors of the season and savor specials like Mama’s Lil hot honey-glazed pork, potato parsnip mash and braised kale, crafted by the Andare team at Hyatt Regency Seattle. The showstopper? A 25-layer lasagna special featuring the restaurant’s signature bolognese sauce, herb ricotta and fresh basil.
For more information: www.hyatt.com.