Washington April 22, 2018
10 Humble Little Restaurants In Washington That Are So Worth The Visit
If there’s one thing Washingtonians know about the local dining scene, it’s that restaurants don’t have to be fancy for the food to be fantastic. We love giving recognition to all the deserving under-the-radar eateries you’ll find scattered across the state. When you see the signs for any of these spots, you owe it to yourself to stop and enjoy a meal.
1. Idle Hour Eatery & Spirits, 18 B St. SE, Quincy
Idle Hour has been open since 1985, but they got a nice new remodel a few years ago. Regardless of the status of the interior, the classic American food here is downright tasty.
2. Fountain Cafe, 920 Washington St.,
This charming little cafe stays perpetually packed, mainly because locals and tourists alike tend to love it. The interior is small, but the ambiance is elegant, and the lunch and dinner menus are full of delicious soups, salads, seafood, and pasta.
3. Garland Sandwich Shoppe, 3903 N. Madison St., Spokane
For almost a decade, this unassuming little sandwich shop has served Spokane some of the best panninis and deli sandwiches on the planet.
4. Il Corvo Pasta, 1501 Western Ave. Ste 300, Seattle
You wouldn't know it at first glance, but this tiny space is where some of the best pasta in the city is freshly made daily. If you go at lunchtime on a weekday, you'll probably see a line out the door.
5. The Colophon Cafe, 1208 11th St., Bellingham
Since 1985, this adorable little spot has been a gathering place for locals in the Historic Fairhaven District of Bellingham. The food is always fresh and made to order,
6. Hank’s Bar and Pizza, 524 N K St., Tacoma
The motto at Hank's is "When you're here, you're family," and that's certainly the way it feels. Plus, the pizza happens to be incredible, and they have 21 beers and ciders on tap.
7. Arrowleaf Bistro, 207 White Ave., Winthrop
There's no shortage of tasty options for food in Winthrop, but you can't go wrong with this underrated neighborhood gem. Their locally inspired seasonal cuisine never disappoints.
8. La Bottega, 1905 Main St., Vancouver
La Bottega is an Italian grocer AND an upscale cafe, so it's the perfect place for those who love to cook and eat. Their menu rotates every season, and it's always amazing.
9. Our Place, 676 Ocean Shores Blvd. NW, Ocean Shores
This cozy little spot in Ocean Shores gets crowded on the weekend, especially during tourist season -- but if you're craving a hearty breakfast or lunch, it's well worth the wait.
10. Company Creek Pizza, 502 Manson Hwy, Chelan
Company Creek doesn't look like much from the outside, but once you slide into your seat and bite into a piping hot piece of their pizza after a long day at the lake, you'll know exactly why it's such a beloved local staple.
Washington has so many delicious dining options, it would be impossible to eat your way through it — but that
doesn’t mean you can’t try.