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bobygee Jun 4, 2009 09:44 AM

I will be staying in downtown Seattle on business fby myself & need some dining recommendations. This will be my first time in Seattle & I would like to experience some local restaurants for dinner. I enjoy seafood and pretty much anything except I am not a big fan of steakhouses. Sushi is great, meditarenean, italian, etc. I need to keep the price in the below $50 range without liquor. I don't mind driving outside of downtown either. Please provide some recommendations. Thanks.

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    Leper Jun 4, 2009 04:20 PM

    Since it appears you may be dining alone, here are some great Chow-hound destinations where you can sit at the bar, have great food and converse with the staff:

    1. Shiro's (for Sushi)
    2. Quinns
    3. Matt's at the Market
    4. Steelhead diner
    5. Maximillien's at the Market (the upstairs bar)
    6. Palace Kitchen

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      vega4933 Jun 4, 2009 09:27 PM

      Spur, gastropub where I've sat at the bar and had nice conversation with staff (oh yea, and fantastic food). Search Spur, you'll see what I mean.

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        woofer Jun 7, 2009 05:30 PM

        eat at the bar at matt's in the market.

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          bluedog67 Jun 8, 2009 12:20 PM

          I would add the bar at Txori to that list. Or Harvest Vine for the upscale expanded version.

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