Affordable Seattle Restaurants

Discover the best happy hours, most affordable Seattle restaurants, go-to lunch spots, and special occasion destinations.

Sometimes recommendations venture beyond the Seattle area. Way beyond – to California, Oregon, Arizona and if I have my way Thailand, Italy, New Orleans, and maybe Tahiti! Have a good place to grab a bite? Let me know!


Big windows flooded the open restaurant with light. Wine bottles adorned the limited walls and stacks of freshly baked goods rested beside the cash register. Vif wasn’t the kind of space into which you sunk and prepared for a nap. The hard tabletops were paired with hard seats and hard […]

Vif. Grilled Gruyere with ham



Like a man whispering, “Lets take this slow,” the smells from Stateside’s kitchen are moan inducing. I’ve always found tempering such anticipation is best done with a drink. Luckily, the cocktail menu doesn’t disappoint. Impressive in its presentation, The Coconut arrives packed with rum in a freshly cracked coconut and […]

Saturday Steals: Napkin Friends

Where were these folks during my college years when I could very much have used their sandwich-esc source of greasy goodness? Aptly named after the item you’ll most definitely need – napkins – this roving food truck is dishing up a gluten free twist on sandwiches that’s been known to […]

Napkin Friends

Brisket sandwich at SLAB Sandwich in Seattle

Saturday Steals: Slab Sandwiches + Pie

Don’t come expecting a place to sit. There may be four bar stools, but there’s only enough room at the small counter for two people to plunk down their elbows and dig in. Which, is exactly what you’re going to want to do when you get your mitts on one […]

Saturday Steals: Freshy’s Seafood Market

So many of the Seattle area’s hidden food gems are tucked into obscure corners and nestled beside busy streets. They can be hard to find. Their obscurity combined with heavy traffic and almost nonexistent parking can make a gal think twice about venturing out to grab a bite. That’s why […]

fish tacos at Freshys

Lahm Bi Ajine at Mamnoon

Saturday Steals – Mamnoon 3

In comparison to the tapestry-laden walls you may expect of a Middle Eastern restaurant, Mamnoon’s urban chic interior might seem cold. But, there’s something decidedly comforting about their open kitchen. It greets you at the front door in the way your grandmother would. Or, in the way your grandmother would […]