Guidebook for Seattle

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Guidebook for Seattle

Essentials
Basic supplies.
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Safeway
2100 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Basic supplies.
Competitive prices. Oh, and grass-fed butter (Kerrygold), roasted/salted macadamia nuts, organic/free-range whole chickens, uncured applewood smoked bacon. Even wine & liquor.
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Trader Joe's
1916 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Competitive prices. Oh, and grass-fed butter (Kerrygold), roasted/salted macadamia nuts, organic/free-range whole chickens, uncured applewood smoked bacon. Even wine & liquor.
Grocery Tourism. Poilâne bread, kitchen luxuries (linens, tools & toys), more exotic and/or unusual ingredients. Wine & beer.
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Metropolitan Market Queen Anne (Uptown)
100 Mercer Street
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Grocery Tourism. Poilâne bread, kitchen luxuries (linens, tools & toys), more exotic and/or unusual ingredients. Wine & beer.
Old-timey local grocer's just steps away. Open daily, 7 am - 10 pm. Perfect for a quick cup of coffee (espresso bar outside, drip coffee inside), that forgotten ingredient or a wine/beer run.
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Ken's Market
2400 6th Avenue West
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Old-timey local grocer's just steps away. Open daily, 7 am - 10 pm. Perfect for a quick cup of coffee (espresso bar outside, drip coffee inside), that forgotten ingredient or a wine/beer run.
Whole Foods. Grass-fed beef, pasture-raised eggs, a good variety of cheeses & produce. Open 7 am - 10 pm 7 days a week. Coffee bar opens daily at 6 am.
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Whole Foods Market
2001 15th Avenue West
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Whole Foods. Grass-fed beef, pasture-raised eggs, a good variety of cheeses & produce. Open 7 am - 10 pm 7 days a week. Coffee bar opens daily at 6 am.
Saturdays 10 - 2, June through October, offering organic produce, seafood & artisanal foods.
Magnolia Farmers Market
Saturdays 10 - 2, June through October, offering organic produce, seafood & artisanal foods.
Farmers Market, rain or shine! W. Crockett Street at Queen Anne Avenue N. Thursdays, 3 - 7:30 pm, June 4 - October 15. Live music, chef demos & children's activities.
Queen Anne Community Center
1901 1st Avenue West
Farmers Market, rain or shine! W. Crockett Street at Queen Anne Avenue N. Thursdays, 3 - 7:30 pm, June 4 - October 15. Live music, chef demos & children's activities.
Sundays, 10 am - 3 pm, ALL YEAR. Historic Ballard Avenue. One of the most populated of the city's greenmarkets, offering local produce, handmade crafts, organic foods. Over 100 vendors.
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Ballard Sunday Farmers Market
5345 Ballard Avenue Northwest
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Sundays, 10 am - 3 pm, ALL YEAR. Historic Ballard Avenue. One of the most populated of the city's greenmarkets, offering local produce, handmade crafts, organic foods. Over 100 vendors.
Food Scene
Dangerously close. One of top 10 bakeries in the US (Fodors & Bon Appetite). Amazing breads, addictive pastries: Morning Roll, Orange Hazelnut Pinwheel, Italian Plum Roll. Go for it.
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Macrina Bakery & Cafe
615 West McGraw Street
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Dangerously close. One of top 10 bakeries in the US (Fodors & Bon Appetite). Amazing breads, addictive pastries: Morning Roll, Orange Hazelnut Pinwheel, Italian Plum Roll. Go for it.
Local taco stand. Cash only. Fish tacos, carne asada. People drive here from the East Side for their salsa.
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Malena's Taco Shop
620 West McGraw Street
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Local taco stand. Cash only. Fish tacos, carne asada. People drive here from the East Side for their salsa.
A butter (and pastry) lover's dream. Try the Kouign-Amann, the incredibly addictive Breton pastry.
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Moonrise Bakery
1805 Queen Anne Avenue North
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A butter (and pastry) lover's dream. Try the Kouign-Amann, the incredibly addictive Breton pastry.
Popular, tiny restaurant featuring Italian-inspired small plates.
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How To Cook A Wolf
2208 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Popular, tiny restaurant featuring Italian-inspired small plates.
Outrageously good. Vintage aesthetic, "hand forged" donuts. Coffee, of course.
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Top Pot Doughnuts
325 West Galer Street
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Outrageously good. Vintage aesthetic, "hand forged" donuts. Coffee, of course.
Great pizza. The real deal: DOC, San Marzano, 90 seconds in the wood-fired oven.
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Via Tribunali
317 West Galer Street
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Great pizza. The real deal: DOC, San Marzano, 90 seconds in the wood-fired oven.
Great sushi! Try the chirashi bowl, nigiri, yellowtail, maguro tuna... Very casual, cash only and worth the wait.
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Musashi's
1400 North 45th Street
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Great sushi! Try the chirashi bowl, nigiri, yellowtail, maguro tuna... Very casual, cash only and worth the wait.
Bar & grill (sandwiches to salmon) with patio & sound views. Kid-friendly.
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Maggie Bluffs
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Bar & grill (sandwiches to salmon) with patio & sound views. Kid-friendly.
Restaurant & bar in the Elliott Bay Marina with sweeping views of Elliott Bay. Brunch, lunch & dinner, cocktails. Has children's menu.
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Palisade
2601 West Marina Place
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Restaurant & bar in the Elliott Bay Marina with sweeping views of Elliott Bay. Brunch, lunch & dinner, cocktails. Has children's menu.
Best Cuban sandwich in Seattle. Amazing marinated roast pork. Cash only.
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Paseo Fremont
4225 Fremont Avenue North
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Best Cuban sandwich in Seattle. Amazing marinated roast pork. Cash only.
Duck Confit, Steak Frites, Cassoulet, Truite aux Amandes...
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Cafe Campagne
1600 Post Alley
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Duck Confit, Steak Frites, Cassoulet, Truite aux Amandes...
Pacific Northwest to North African-inspired cuisine, cooked over wood flame by Seattle's chef célèbre, Matt Dillon. Many ingredients from his home on Vashon Island. Reservations: (206) 682-1117
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Copal
323 Occidental Ave S
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Pacific Northwest to North African-inspired cuisine, cooked over wood flame by Seattle's chef célèbre, Matt Dillon. Many ingredients from his home on Vashon Island. Reservations: (206) 682-1117
Entertainment & Activities
Local elementary's playground & blacktop. Play equipment very popular for little kids, especially. Big blacktop for basketball, four square, skating or scootering.
Coe Elementary School
2424 7th Avenue West
Local elementary's playground & blacktop. Play equipment very popular for little kids, especially. Big blacktop for basketball, four square, skating or scootering.
Indoor community pool. Check schedule for lanes/swim schedules: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/Pools/queenanne/schedule.htm
Queen Anne Pool
1920 1st Avenue West
Indoor community pool. Check schedule for lanes/swim schedules: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/aquatics/Pools/queenanne/schedule.htm
Six acre park with fenced-in grass fields, baseball backstops & bleachers. Children's play area includes swings, slides, climbing equipment.
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West Queen Anne Playfield
150 West Blaine Street
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Six acre park with fenced-in grass fields, baseball backstops & bleachers. Children's play area includes swings, slides, climbing equipment.
Shopping
Because everyone wishes they could walk to an independent bookstore like this one. Great books, great gifts.
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Queen Anne Book Company
1811 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Because everyone wishes they could walk to an independent bookstore like this one. Great books, great gifts.
The neighborhood one-stop mailbox, packing & shipping center that also sells cards, gifts, clothing & sexy lingerie. (Seriously.) USPS, DHL, Notary Services.
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Queen Anne Dispatch
2212 Queen Anne Avenue North
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The neighborhood one-stop mailbox, packing & shipping center that also sells cards, gifts, clothing & sexy lingerie. (Seriously.) USPS, DHL, Notary Services.
Drinks & Nightlife
Local bar & grill serving all ages 11:30 am - 10 pm. 21+ after 10 pm. Live music.
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Paragon
2125 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Local bar & grill serving all ages 11:30 am - 10 pm. 21+ after 10 pm. Live music.
Local gastropub with extensive beer list. Boasts include Seattle's Best Reuben, as well as no microwaves, no heat lamps, no deep fryers. Offers a gluten-free menu.
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Hilltop Ale House
2129 Queen Anne Avenue North
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Local gastropub with extensive beer list. Boasts include Seattle's Best Reuben, as well as no microwaves, no heat lamps, no deep fryers. Offers a gluten-free menu.
Seafood with water views.
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Chinook's At Salmon Bay
1900 West Nickerson Street
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Seafood with water views.
Arts & Culture
Local gallery showcasing contemporary fine art by regional artists.
Fountainhead Gallery
625 W McGraw St
Local gallery showcasing contemporary fine art by regional artists.
Arts park built for the 1962 World's Fair. Home of the Space Needle, Children's Museum, Experience Music Project, Seattle Opera, PNW Ballet, Science Center + more. Walkable, kid-friendly & car-free.
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Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
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Arts park built for the 1962 World's Fair. Home of the Space Needle, Children's Museum, Experience Music Project, Seattle Opera, PNW Ballet, Science Center + more. Walkable, kid-friendly & car-free.
Musical performances & sporting events. Home to Seattle University's men's basketball, the Seattle Storm of the WNBA & the Rat City Rollergirls.
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Climate Pledge Arena
305 Harrison Street
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Musical performances & sporting events. Home to Seattle University's men's basketball, the Seattle Storm of the WNBA & the Rat City Rollergirls.
Nine acres of outdoor sculpture garden & beach. Free. Calder, Oldenburg, Serra, Bourgeois + more. Connects to the Burke Gilman Trail, so you can walk, run, bike to the Ballard Locks & beyond.
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Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
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Nine acres of outdoor sculpture garden & beach. Free. Calder, Oldenburg, Serra, Bourgeois + more. Connects to the Burke Gilman Trail, so you can walk, run, bike to the Ballard Locks & beyond.
First Thursdays - Free to everyone. First Fridays - Free to Seniors. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
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Seattle Art Museum
1300 1st Avenue
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First Thursdays - Free to everyone. First Fridays - Free to Seniors. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Sightseeing
Scenic overlook of Seattle skyline, the waterfront & Mt. Rainier
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Kerry Park
211 West Highland Drive
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Scenic overlook of Seattle skyline, the waterfront & Mt. Rainier
Beautiful secret garden. Lawn, trees, benches, picnic table. A gem.
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Parsons Gardens
650 West Highland Drive
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Beautiful secret garden. Lawn, trees, benches, picnic table. A gem.
Beautiful view of the Puget Sound & Olympic Mountain Range.
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Marshall Park
1191 7th Avenue West
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Beautiful view of the Puget Sound & Olympic Mountain Range.
Great views!
Magnolia Park
1461 Magnolia Boulevard West
Great views!
Walk around the docks, check out the real-life fishing boats, buy fresh seafood caught this morning at the fish market. Home and dock of several of the Deadliest Catch fishing vessels.
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Fishermen's Terminal
3919 18th Avenue West
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Walk around the docks, check out the real-life fishing boats, buy fresh seafood caught this morning at the fish market. Home and dock of several of the Deadliest Catch fishing vessels.
Take the 2-3 mile hike (the Loop Trail)....A woodland trail as well as great views overlooking the Puget Sound.
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Discovery Park
3801 Discovery Park Boulevard
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Take the 2-3 mile hike (the Loop Trail)....A woodland trail as well as great views overlooking the Puget Sound.
Cafe Campagne, Pure Food Fish Market (smoked alder), Daily Dozen (hot) doughnuts, Pike Place Chowder, Piroshky Piroshky, The Crumpet Shop, Beecher's Cheese, Pike Place Nuts for hot roasted cashews...
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Pike Place Market
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Cafe Campagne, Pure Food Fish Market (smoked alder), Daily Dozen (hot) doughnuts, Pike Place Chowder, Piroshky Piroshky, The Crumpet Shop, Beecher's Cheese, Pike Place Nuts for hot roasted cashews...