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Top store recommendations from locals

Coffee Shop
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“This is a great place to try new flavors of coffee and different styles. I recommend getting a flight of coffee if you are with someone else. They pair 3 flavors with truffles. ”
  • 189 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Great Vietnamese place with a late night bar. Grab some Vermicelli and a Moscow Mule”
  • 134 locals recommend
Bookshop
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“This large and long-standing bookstore has been providing great reads to Seattle since 1973”
  • 144 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Experience delicious homemade ice cream with flavors you've never heard of and the usual ones too”
  • 140 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This art museum is always FREE! It is conveniently located on First Hill (adjacent to downtown) and is easily accessible by light rail and bus. ”
  • 105 locals recommend
Bakery
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“First opened in West Seattle where the historic Blake’s Bakery once stood, William and Heather Leaman continue to make history daily with one-of-a-kind creations. This café always has a large selection of fresh baked goods and desserts to choose from, which are sold on a first come, first serve basis. With over 20 years experience in pastry, bread and chocolate, and as the captain of the 2005 Bread Bakers Guild Team USA, where he led his team to victory at the Coupe du Monde de Boulangerie (World Cup of Baking), William Leaman’s Bakery Nouveau has become a Seattle icon. ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of the best bakeries in Seattle (or anywhere :) - hands down!! Lucky for you, this place is within walking distance. Make sure you have breakfast or lunch here at least once during your visit. It will not disappoint!”
  • 111 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“My "go to" place for affordable but still upscale french food. Wine is as cheap as $3.50 a glass. Very lively and comfortable place and they serve food every day until 1PM. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Brand new store with lots of food options: deli, hot bar, salads, tacos and pizza. 12 mins by rt. 7, in Columbia City.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Beer Shop
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“Very popular with the locals. A gazillion beers, sit outside at tables, everyone is friendly, a different food truck every day.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Only a 10-minute walk from our guest house, we love Columbia City Bakery for their amazing baked goods and coffee! We love their savory options - tomato focaccia, gougeres, daily flavors of savory scones, and breakfast sandwiches - but their sweet items are delicious as well.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“Chocolate and sightseeing combined! Tour Theo Chocolate factory. Great fun. ”
  • 141 locals recommend
Department Store
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“The very first Nordstrom store, formerly known as Wallin & Nordstrom, located on Fourth and Pike in Seattle. This store opened in 1901”
  • 44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“An import all the way from Portland! They have a beautiful coffee shop and specialize in single origin lightly roasted coffees. For aficionados and regular folks alike. Their hot chocolate is quite good too. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Pastries and Coffee. There will be a line out the door almost every morning. Head here after 10am and no not skip the pastries. ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Really fabulous coffee. Take a picture at Starbucks but drink coffee here. Across the street from REI.”
  • 74 locals recommend