We’ve all heard to not judge a book by its cover, but we’ve all done it anyways… until someone tells us that the inside’s a hidden treasure. The same goes for restaurants! Here are eight unsuspecting restaurants in Washington. These gems around our Northwest state may not attract you out front, but once you’ve gone inside they’ll tell a mouthwatering story to your taste buds:

Is your stomach growling yet?? There are so many more lesser-known, unsuspecting restaurants in Washington that are insanely delicious! Add your favorites to this list in the comments below, and enjoy your feasting!

If you are looking for more restaurants to add to your dining bucket list, head to our previous post, 12 Restaurants You Have To Visit In Washington Before You Die.

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Unsuspecting Restaurants In Washington

What are some of the best restaurants in Washington?

There’s no doubt that Washington is a foodie state and amazing restaurants can be found everywhere. Want great sushi? Head to Sumo Japanese Restaurant in Moses Lake, an unassuming spot in a strip mall but wow, does it have some of the best sushi you’ll ever taste! Everything is prepared in the traditional way with some creative rolls on the menu as well. They also have a hibachi here and prepare many other Japanese dishes in case you’re not in the mood for sushi. If you are looking for an incredible Mexican restaurant, COA Mexican Eatery in La Conner is the place to go. Everything here is made from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. The menu is large and even has some vegan and gluten-free options. 

What are some hidden gem restaurants in Washington?

Located in Centralia, Berry Fields is quite a lovely hidden gem that serves some of the best breakfast you’ll ever have in the state. The portions are large and the food is so tasty that you’ll want to come back to this eatery again and again. For amazing Italian food, head to Monterosso’s Italian Restaurant located in Richland. Occupying a vintage 1947 Pullman train car, the atmosphere is unlike any other restaurant you’ve dined in before. 

What are the most popular foods in Washington?

As a coastal state in the Pacific Northwest, Washington is known mostly for its fresh seafood like salmon, Dungeness crab, and oysters. But it is also known for producing some of the best cherries in the country. The super sweet Rainier cherries can be found in grocery stores around the country when in season.

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