Aqua by El Gaucho

A Room With a View If waterfront views are what you’re after, put this seafood restaurant on your list. Whether you sit inside next to one of Aqua’s massive picture windows or on the deck looking out into the harbor, every table at this restaurant is a good one. Located in the heart of Seattle

El Gaucho

Timeless Charm in Seattle In an age of superstar chefs and trendy ingredients, El Gaucho harkens back to a forgotten era of fine dining. Enjoying a meal here is equal parts refinement and theater. While you’re enjoying a glass of wine or a pre-dinner cocktail, pay attention to the tables around you. The elegant establishment

Il Terrazzo Carmine

A Cozy Neapolitan Hideaway in Pioneer Square While a bit off the beaten path, it’s a don’t miss place for Italian food. Located in the Merrill Place office building on South Avenue, the quiet oasis from the busy Seattle streets serves approachable fare, with a few dishes for more adventurous eaters, like the pan-seared sweetbreads.

Metropolitan Grill

A Steakhouse Unlike Any Other As one of the top steakhouses in country, this restaurant does not disappoint. From specialty Japanese beef to premium aged cuts, Metropolitan Grill has a steak for every kind of meat lover. While prices are a bit high, even for Seattle, the large portions and premium quality steaks make you