If you haven’t been out for eats with friends in a while, now is a great time to do so. Whether you’re in the mood for seafood, Asian food, or BBQ, there are tons of local restaurants with dishes meant to share. So here are 10 Seattle restaurants with dishes perfect for sharing with friends.

Crawfish King

This unique, seafood-centric spot specializes in Viet-Cajun food. They have amazing seafood boil platters ranging from serving 1-2 all the way up to 8 or more. You can also choose from spice level and a wide selection of beer, wine, and spirits.

Where: 725 S Lane St
Hours: Daily 12pm-9 pm

Jack’s BBQ

In the mood for BBQ and with a large group of friends? Look no further than Jack’s BBQ, this restaurant has multiple locations and you can grab their picnic platter for a little bit of everything. But if you don’t want to share you can always just grab a bbq plate that comes with 2 sides.

Where: Multiple locations across Seattle
Hours: Varies by location

Tamarind Tree


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This Vietnamese spot is a local favorite for many reasons. One of those reasons being the shareability of its dishes. Not to mention the menu is wide and full of options for both meat eaters and plant based eaters alike.

Where: 1036 South Jackson Street
Hours: Daily 11 am-9 pm

Meskel Ethiopian Restaurant


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Not only is Ethiopian food delicious but the portions are often quite large. That’s definitely the case at Meskel and it’s also one of Seattle’s favourite Ethiopian spots. Best of all you can find both meat and plan t based options here.

Where: 2605 E. Cherry St
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 4 pm-9 pm



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Musang serves up delicious Filipinx food that changes seasonally. You can find both dishes to enjoy solo and share with friends. Not to mention they have a great drink program that will compliment all those tasty dishes you order.

Where: 2524 Beacon Ave S
Hours: Lunch: Wednesday-Sunday 11 am-2:30 pm, Dinner: Wednesday-Saturday 4 pm-9 pm

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Harbor City Restaurant

Nothing says sharing dishes and portions quite like dim sum. If you eat dim sum regularly you probably have your haunts but if you’ve yet to try it, Harbor City is a great place to start. This extremely popular Seattle spot has all sorts of tasty dishes for you and your friends to enjoy.

Where: 707 S King Street
Hours: Monday & Tuesday 8:30 am-11 pm, Thursday-Sunday 8:30 am-11 pm

Boiling Point

Looking for something warming? How about hot pot? Boiling Point is a popular chain for a reason. You can customize your perfect delicious soup either for yourself or among friends. It’s a great spot to visit after a classically cold and rainy Seattle day.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 am-9 pm, Friday & Saturday 11 am-9:30 pm

Kau Kau

This CID spot has been serving up some of Seattle’s favourite barbecued meats for over 30 years! They have a wide menu with large dishes perfect for sharing ranging from BBQ to hotpot to fried rice and more. If you haven’t been it’s a must try spot.

Where: 656 South King Street
Hours: Monday-Friday 10 am-10 pm, Friday & Saturday 10 am-11 pm, Sunday 10 am-10 pm

Sichuanese Cuisine


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Looking for a spot with a massive menu? Sichuanese Cuisine has you covered. This spot has meat, veggie, seafood dishes and more. Seriously you name it and they have it. Keep in mind that they are continuing to operate only with pick up and delivery for the time being.

Where: 1048 S. Jackson St
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 am-8:30 pm, Sunday 11:30 am-8:30 pm



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This Capitol, hill spot has tons of small dishes for you to choose from that are perfect for sharing. You can also opt for bigger main dishes but either way its definitely a great place to come when you want to try a little bit of everything. Of course they also have an equally amazing drink program.

Where: 1508 Melrose Ave
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 4 pm-8 pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 4 pm-8:30 pm

We hope that at least one of these Seattle restaurants with perfect sharing dishes strikes your fancy. Keep in mind that many restaurants require you to be fully vaccinated these days so be sure to keep your vaccine card or a picture of it on hand. With that, enjoy folks!