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Things to do in Lake Union

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Gasworks Park has an amazing view of Seattle’s skyline, also the remains of an old gasification plant that ran from the early 1900’s to the mid 1900’s. There’s plenty of free parking and lots of places within the park for kids and adults to explore. Be sure to walk up the park’s hill where you’ll see a rose compass at the top.”
  • 430 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“The Fremont Troll was made famous by the movie “Ten Things I Hate About You”. This massive troll lives under the Aurora Bridge in the Fremont District. He holds a an old VW Beetle in his left hand. In the area there’s shops and restaurants for you to enjoy. Although parking can be a little difficult it’s worth the short walk to see the troll under the bridge.”
  • 271 locals recommend
Museum
“Experience the city's most iconic artifacts at MOHAI. Free admission to permanent exhibits on the first Thursday of every month.”
  • 189 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The Original North Seattle Micro brewery. This place has one of the best beer gardens in the Northwest. ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“One of the best seats in town on the shores of Lake Union serving up seafood and a place you’d likely drink a Rosé”
  • 115 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Korean fusion, good cocktails, you probably need a reservation. Crispy eggplants & chorizo rice cakes are my favorites”
  • 75 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Phenomenal seafood restaurant, completely captures the essence of Seattle dining. They don't take reservations so the best way to avoid the long wait is to arrive a little before they open to be in the first seating. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This fine-dining restaurant has been credited as being one of the best restaurants in America. Canlis serves meals by the course and has a dress code. The views from this home-turned-restaurant are unbeatable. If the price is in your budget, we recommend not missing this exceptional dining experience.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Museum
“Just a wonderful place to walk around on a sunny day. Beautiful boats on beautiful Lake Union. Right next to the Museum of History and Industry and at the end of the C line (bus route).”
  • 48 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Jeanette had to think for a minute when I asked her about her favorite coffee shop and Milstead is why. Cross the Fremont bridge and turn left to find Fremont Coffee, or turn right to find Milstead. The true coffee lover really can't lose!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Bar
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“Contemporary, vibrant destination offering New American plates, cocktails & brews, plus free games.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This is a small Italian restaurant which serves a 6 course meal. There is no menu. The wait staff comes over and asks about food preferences then curates a meal for you. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best Seattle taco restaurants, this location is easier to park near South Lake Union”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Nice little Mexican(ish) place right down Eastlake Ave. Fantastic outdoor area overlooking the water (closes off around 9pm though if memory serves) and comfortable interior. We've found service to be spotty at times outside and in the main dining area, so plan accordingly, but our last couple visits were good. To guarantee great service or quick in/out we suggest the bar area, which has never failed us. Highly recommended with just those few minor caveats. Great place to get a unique Seattle experience along the water.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is the fast food arm of Ivar's, not to be confused with the fine dining at the Salmon House. Eat like a local; get your fish and chips and eat them on the dock that is to the left of the entrance for the Salmon House. Same great view, much cheaper experience. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“One of the best seats in town on the shores of Lake Union serving up seafood and a place you’d likely drink a Rosé”
  • 115 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
“Korean fusion, good cocktails, you probably need a reservation. Crispy eggplants & chorizo rice cakes are my favorites”
  • 75 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Phenomenal seafood restaurant, completely captures the essence of Seattle dining. They don't take reservations so the best way to avoid the long wait is to arrive a little before they open to be in the first seating. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This fine-dining restaurant has been credited as being one of the best restaurants in America. Canlis serves meals by the course and has a dress code. The views from this home-turned-restaurant are unbeatable. If the price is in your budget, we recommend not missing this exceptional dining experience.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Bar
“Contemporary, vibrant destination offering New American plates, cocktails & brews, plus free games.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a small Italian restaurant which serves a 6 course meal. There is no menu. The wait staff comes over and asks about food preferences then curates a meal for you. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the best Seattle taco restaurants, this location is easier to park near South Lake Union”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Nice little Mexican(ish) place right down Eastlake Ave. Fantastic outdoor area overlooking the water (closes off around 9pm though if memory serves) and comfortable interior. We've found service to be spotty at times outside and in the main dining area, so plan accordingly, but our last couple visits were good. To guarantee great service or quick in/out we suggest the bar area, which has never failed us. Highly recommended with just those few minor caveats. Great place to get a unique Seattle experience along the water.”
  • 47 locals recommend

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