Seattle and good food go together like PB & J, which is why we’re always excited about new restaurants. If you’ve been waiting to eat out or are curious about what restaurants are opening in the future, we’ve got you. From bars to restaurants, you’ll have no problem finding new spots to visit.

Here are 11 of the tastiest new and soon to open restaurants in Seattle.



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If you’re looking to enjoy Filipino eats you need to try Ballard’s Bunsoy. The new spot has a menu bursting with southeast asian flavours. You’ll find menu items like duck confit adobo, lumpiang sariwa, lechon porchetta and more.

Where: 2221 NW Market St
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 5 pm-9 pm, Friday & Saturday 5 pm-10 pm

Paparepas Capitol Hill

Paparepas menu has plenty of options so you can grab as many or as few items as you’d like. You’ll find arepas for $10.99 with fillings like beef, pork, and even a vegan option among many others. You can also enjoy empanadas for $5.99, tequenos for $7.50, and a variety of bowls for $10.99 or $12.99.

Where: 1620 Broadway
Hours: Daily 11 am-9 pm

Money Frog


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Money Frog serves up pan-Asian cuisine with menu items like condensed milk peanut prawns, soft shell chilli crab, and green beans. You’ll also find items like fried frog legs, cacio e pepe with yakisoba noodles, and curry ketchup fried rice. Keep in mind despite being new, they are already moving to a new location.

Where: 903 19th Ave E
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 4 pm-9 pm



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Shama opened in March to a bright blue and beautifully tiled interior complete with a greenhouse-style outdoor eating area. They have a wide, upscale menu full of traditional Moroccan flavors combined with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Sounds like the perfect market addition doesn’t it?

Where: 1501 Pike Place #200

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The Fairmont’s new restaurant has a brasserie-inspired menu with a showcase of PNW seafood, dry-aged meats, produce, sustainably foraged items, and more. To fully package the experience, guests will be able to dine in a stunning interior by Spanish design studio Lázaro Rosa Violán (LRV).

Where: 411 University Street
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 5 pm–9:30 pm, Friday & Saturday 5 pm–10:30 pm



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MariPili is taking over Seattle’s beloved Cafe Presse space. When it opens you’ll be able to dine Galician cuisine with menu items like Spanish meatballs and a variety of croquettes among other items. Tasty tasty!

Where: 1117 12th Av
Hours: Thursday-Sunday 5 pm-close

Otter on the Rocks


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Otter on the Rocks is a new bar in West Seattle with a focus on Thai cuisine and flavors. You’ll find a wide drink menu with offerings like beer, wine, and cocktails. What sets this new spot’s drink menu apart is ingredients like Thai chili-infused tequila, house coconut pandan orgeat, bael fruit infused rum, and more.

Where: 4210 SW Admiral Way
Hours: Most days 4 pm-12 am, Friday & Saturday 4 pm-2 am



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Seabird is taking over Bainbridge Island’s Hitchcock space. When it opens you’ll be able to find a menu with an iced shellfish section with items like local oysters, spot prawns, geoduck, and green sea urchin. Additionally, you’ll be able to find small plates like albacore tartare, octopus salad, chinook salmon Crudo, and more.

Where: 133 Winslow Way East #100, Bainbridge Island, WA
Hours: Opening June 9th



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Oxbow is maybe one of the most anticipated new restaurants in Seattle. It comes from the owners of Sea Wolf Bakers. Oxbow serves up quiche, coffee, bagels, bread, spreads & other humble offerings. If you love what Sea Wolf serves up be sure to give them a try.

Where: 2307 24th Ave E
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 7 am-3 pm



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The new tasting room is located in Fremont across from the iconic Lenin statue and underneath Uncommon Cottage. It’s downstairs location and array of plants inside give it a warm and welcoming speakeasy vibe that’s great for enjoying new brews. You’ll be able to taste a whole host of drinks from local breweries.

Where: Downstairs at 465 N 36th St
Hours: Thursday & Friday 5 pm-9 pm, Saturday 1 pm-7 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5 pm



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If you love onigiri then it’s worth your while to check out Sankaku, a newish resto in Melrose Market dedicated to onigiri. You’ll find a menu with all sorts of different kinds of onigiri including weekly specials. They also have a menu of drinks making it a perfect place to stop by after work.

Where: 1531 Melrose Ave
Hours: Thursday-Monday 1 pm-7 pm, Tuesday 1 pm-5 pm

Enjoy all of the new restaurants in Seattle!