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Breakfast and other meals in Capitol Hill/Seattle U area?

sfkusinera Jul 16, 2010 11:35 AM

Coming in super early next Tuesday (8am!) to our hotel, Silver Cloud, on Broadway and need a good breakfast recommendation in the neighborhood. Any other recs in the Capitol Hill/Seattle U/Broadway/First Hill area also welcomed for lunches and dinners, drinks, happy hour, etc -- we are in the area from Tues-Fri next week for a conference. We will also spend a good amount of time in the International District and Pike Place and downtown -- where I already have faves (Tai Tung, Piroshky, Salumi, etc). We just haven't been to Seattle in the last 2 years and maybe there are some new places in the Capitol Hill area that we haven't tried, or old faves we didn't know about. Thanks!

309 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

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    PaqpIn RE: sfkusinera Jul 16, 2010 03:21 PM

    Welcome back. There are some new places close by as well as some old favorites that you have not mentioned.

    Cafe Presse is nearby and is good any time of the day: http://www.cafepresseseattle.com/page...
    Po Dogs is close and a good place for a fast bit - although not inexpensive from a hot dog point of view. http://podogs.com/
    Tidbit has moved into the building that houses the QFC on Broadway right down the street from your hotel: http://www.tidbitbistro.com/menus.htm
    Poppy is always good for dinner/drinks
    Tavern law can be a fun place for drinks and a bite: http://www.tavernlaw.com/details.htm
    Homegrown sandwiches just opened in the Melrose building and that is not too too far http://eathomegrown.com/
    A new pizza place (I have not tried it yet) just opened yesterday at 10th and Pike to good reviews: http://www.capitolhillseattle.com/201...
    El Mestizo is a newer Mexican Place on James and Broadway that is good:
    http://www.elmestizorestaurant.com/ Not really typical Mexican.
    And of course there is Quinns http://quinnspubseattle.com/ as well as several other newer places in the area. Hopefully this should give you a good start.

    Cafe Presse
    1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

    El Mestizo
    526 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122

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      christy319 RE: sfkusinera Jul 16, 2010 04:36 PM

      My favorites on the hill are Olivar, La Spiga, Poppy, Cafe Presse and Via Tribunali.

      Cafe Presse
      1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

      806 E Roy St, Seattle, WA 98102

      Via Tribunali
      913 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

      La Spiga
      1429 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

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        Erika L RE: sfkusinera Jul 16, 2010 05:00 PM

        Another vote for Cafe Presse. Also check out Boom Noodle on 12th and...Pike? Pine? I've lived here 33 years and still can't keep them straight!

        Cafe Presse
        1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

        Boom Noodle
        1121 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

        1. landguy RE: sfkusinera Jul 17, 2010 10:59 AM

          Sitka and Spruce
          Boom Noodle

          Boom Noodle
          1121 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

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