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Guide: 5 new restaurants to try in Seattle this summer

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It’s been one heck of a summer for new restaurants in Seattle. Honestly, the amount of spots that are either coming or going makes our head spin, so we’ve picked some of our favorites instead. That way, we hopefully won’t overwhelm you, either.

Here are 5 new restaurants to check out in Seattle.

Il Nido

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The people behind the iconic Il Corvo have finally opened up a dinner spot. Located at the Alki Homestead, Il Nido is sure to be on every foodie’s hitlist for the next few months, at least.

When: Tuesday to Saturday, 5PM-10PM
Where: 2717 61st Avenue SW

Das Wagon

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This spot that serves German comfort food at Future Primitive is the perfect accompaniment to a nice pint. Keep things simple with their currywurst, or go all out on some wiener schnitzel.

When: Opens Wednesday to Friday, 4:30PM and Saturday/Sunday, 1PM
Where: 9832 14th Ave SW

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This Jewish delicatessen and bakery is sure to become an absolute mainstay for fans of the cuisine. Home made matzo balls, pastrami sandwiches, delicious baked goods… sorry, we’re going there for lunch right now.

When: Wednesday to Sunday, 7AM-3PM
Where: 11752 15th Avenue NE

Bistro Shirlee

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The latest addition to the Sea Creatures restaurant lineup, Bistro Shirlee plays like a love letter to classic French cuisine. A large wine selection compliments a serious menu that includes staples like roast chicken and steak au poivre.

When: Daily, 4PM-Close, Lunch Friday 11AM-3PM and Brunch Saturday/Sunday, 10AM-3PM
Where: 3600 NE 45th Street

Chengdu Memory

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One of the latest additions to the blossoming hot pot scene in Seattle. Chengdu Memory offers a variety of broths, ranging from classic bone to tomato to spicy. Hey, some like it hot (us included).

When: Daily, 11:30AM-12AM
Where: 520 South Jackson Street

There you have it folks! Our top 5 picks for new restaurants in Seattle to check out. Now get out there, make some reservations, and uncover your city.