What’s a weekend without brunch? From Bloody Marys to Benedicts, everyone loves the weekend’s hippest meal. Whether you’re traveling in Seattle or a local looking for a new place to eat, these are our six favorite brunch options in Seattle.
Salare brings a taste of European fare to the Pacific Northwest. The restaurant is located in the sleepy neighborhood of Ravenna, where its a local favorite.
Salare is a chef-driven neighborhood restaurant, nestled in the heart of Ravenna in North Seattle. We capture America’s diverse culture of food with influences from America’s South, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean Islands.
Diners enjoy innovative meals like their Croissant Sandwich with lamb rillette, pickled jalapeño, scrambled egg & panisse.
Porkchop & Co.
Located in Ballard, Porkchop & Co. serves up the best of comfort food. It was also voted the best brunch in Seattle by Seattle Magazine. The menu relies heavily on locally sourced farms and farmers’ markets. Head chef and owner Paul Osher began his career in his family butcher business before moving on to delis. This influence is seen in his customer favorites such as the Chris Horton which features slow-poached eggs, kimchi, house pastrami, and cheesy heirloom grits.
Joule has been hailed as one of Seattle’s favorite restaurants and brunch spots for years. This Korean fusion restaurant is innovative and fun. It also offers a unique brunch buffet.
Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi opened their first restaurant, Joule, to critical acclaim in 2007. The food—a confident, beautiful blend of Korean flavors and classic technique—earned them a reputation as culinary innovators and creative forces. In 2013, they reimagined Joule as a contemporary Korean steakhouse serving nontraditional cuts of beef, and reopened it in an expanded space. The same year, it was named one of the Best New Restaurants in America by Bon Appétit magazine.
Try the Joule Bloody Mary with black vinegar, house pickle, and five spiced orange for a cocktail you won’t soon forget!
Tilikum Place Café
Despite being located near tourist hot spots like the Space Needle, the Tilikum Place Café retains it European-inspired charm. The restaurant’s Dutch babies made it famous. These dense pancakes cooked in cast iron skillets are well worth the wait!
Tilikum Place Café near Seattle Center is an inviting spot where a European vibe meets a vibrant contemporary American menu that segues smoothly from baked beans and Dutch babies to house-made pastas, savory tarts and chicken with dumplings. – The Seattle Times
The café’s 14 tables fill up quickly, so reservations for brunch are required in advance.
Located on Capitol Hill, Stateside has been serving up globally inspired food since 2014. It offers Vietnamese inspired brunch items, like the Eggs Bao’nedict, which features Canadian bacon filled golden steamed bun, poached eggs, hollandaise, and pork floss.
Welcome to Stateside: a genuinely extraordinary culinary destination masquerading as a casual Vietnamese restaurant. – Seattle Met
Be sure to try their Coconut Cocktail with rum, lime leaf and galangal added to a freshly cracked coconut, a customer favorite.
The Wandering Goose
Although The Wandering Goose is a small space, it packs big flavor into its famous breakfast skillets and biscuit sandwiches. The restaurant boasts an impressive menu of classic Southern comfort foods with a twist.
Heather Earnhardt was born in North Carolina, and the Wandering Goose is her “tiny but magical” Southern-influenced cafe—biscuit sandwiches, hush puppies, grits, country ham, various gravies, greens, and more… – The Stranger
Regardless of your favorite breakfast foods, there is something for every taste at these delicious Seattle brunch spots. For more metropolitan brunch favorites, explore these best brunch spots in Chicago.