Quick Restaurant Guide - Seattle

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RestaurantJimmy's FavoritesAvoidWJARAddressRegionTelephoneCuisinePriceWCJ CommentsView WebsiteMake Reservations
Anthony's Pier 66x52201 Alaskan Way. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 448-6688Seafood$$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant on the Seattle waterfront.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Coldwater Bar & Grill (Westin Hotel)51900 5th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206) 256-7697Seafood$$$Lovely, very accessible restaurant in Westin HotelView WebsiteMake Reservation
Dahlia Loungex52001 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121  Downtown Seattle(206) 682-4142Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly. Very spacious.
One of Jim's Favorite downtown Seattle restaurants.
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Elliott's Oyster Housex51201 Alaskan Way, Pier 56. Seattle, WA 98101 Downtown Seattle(206) 623-4340Seafood$$Very wheelchair friendly.
Jim's Favorite Seattle waterfront restaurant.
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Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar (adjoins Pan Pacific Hotel)x52121 Terry Avenue, Suite 108. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 462-4364Seafood$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Beautiful restaurant.
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AQUA by El Gaucho42801 Alaskan Way, Pier 70. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 956-9171 Seafood$$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Assaggio42010 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 441 1399Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant, although an oddly-placed piece of furniture blocked full wheelchair access of the Men's restroom when I last visited.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Barolo41940 Westlake Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 770-9000Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Great food and service.
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Bastille45307 Ballard Ave. NW. Seattle, WA 98107Seattle(206) 453 5014French$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Bennett's Pure Food Bistro47650 SE 27th Street. Mercer Island, WA 98040Seattle(206) 232-2759Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Blueacre Seafood41700 7th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-659-0737Seafood$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Capital Grille41301 4th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 382-0900Steakhouse$$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Daily Grill Seattle (adjoins Sheraton)4629 Pike Street. Seattle, WA  98101Downtown Seattle206) 624-8400Steak$$Requires key code for restroom access.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Daniel's Broiler Lake Union4809 Fairview Avenue North. Seattle, WA 98109Lake Union(206) 621-8262Steak$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
El Gauchox42505 First Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 728 1337 Steak$$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
One of our favorite Seattle restaurants and steakhouse. 
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Etta's Seafood42020 Western Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 443-6000Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Flying Fish4300 Westlake Avenue North. Seattle, WA 98109Downtown Seattle(206) 728-8595Seafood$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Harborside by McCormick & Schmicks41200 Westlake Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109Lake Union(206) 270-9052Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Use the elevator to access main dining from parking level.
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Il Fornaio (in Pacific Place Mall)4600 Pine Street, #132. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-264-0994Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant. Very spaciousView WebsiteMake Reservation
Jimmy's on 1st (adjoins Silver Cloud Stadium)41046 1st Avenue South. Seattle, WA  98134Downtown Seattle(206) 204-9700American$$$Very wheelchair accessible restaurant.
Bar area mostly high top tables. 
Not too many fully accessible tables so get there early on game day.
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Mamma Melina45105 25th Avenue Northwest. Seattle, WA 98105University206-632-2271Italian$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Matt's in the Market494 Pike Street, Suite 32, 3rd Floor. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-467-7909American, regional$$$A little tricky to find at Pike Place Market but very accessible.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Mistral Kitchen42020 Westlake Ave. Seattle, WA 98121  Downtown Seattle206-623-1922  Global, International$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Morton's The Steakhouse Seattle41511 6th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-223-0550Steak$$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Petra Mediterranean Bistro42501 4th. Ave. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 728-5389Middle Eastern$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Pike's Place Bar & Grill490 Pike Street. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 624-1365Seafood, American$$A little tricky to find at Pike Place Market but very accessible.
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Poppy4622 Broadway East. Seattle, WA 98102University(206) 324-1108Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Ray's Boathouse46049 Seaview Avenue Northwest. Seattle, WA 98107Seattle(206) 789-3770Seafood$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
2nd floor dining accessible with elevator. 
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Red Fin Restaurant4612 Stewart Street. Seattle, WA 98101 Downtown Seattle(206) 441-4340Sushi$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Sazerac (adjoins Hotel Monaco)41101 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101 Downtown Seattle(206) 624-7755American$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant. Very spacious.
Take elevator down 1 level for accessible restroom
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SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle4400 Broad Street. Seattle, WA 98109Lake Union206 905-2100Northwest$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant. 
A Seattle landmark atop the Space Needle!
Expensive but it never dissapoints!
Valet parking is the easiest here.
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Sushi Kappo Tamura42968 Eastlake Avenue East. Seattle, WA  98102Lake Union(206) 547-0937Japanese$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Talarico's44718 California Avenue Southwest. Seattle, WA 98116Seattle(206) 937-3463Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
The Crab Pot41301 Alaskan Way, Pier 57. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-624-1890Seafood, American$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Tutta bella42200 Westlake Avenue, Suite 112. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle206-624-4422Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Part of 2200 Complex.
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Collins Pub4526 Second Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-623-1016Neighborhood Tavern$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View Website
Maggiano's410455 NE 8th Street. Bellevue WA 98004Bellevue(425) 519-6476Italian$$Large accessible restaurant.
Most tables very accessible.
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Barrio Capitol Hill31420 12th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98122University(206) 588-8105Mexican$$Wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Limited wheelchair seating. 
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Buca di Beppo Seattle3701 9th Avenue North. Seattle, WA 98109  Lake Union(206) 244-2288Italian$$The 2013 South Lake Union construction is now complete in this area.
Much more convenient. 
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Canlis32576 Aurora Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98109Downtown Seattle206.283.3313Northwest$$$$Elegant Seattle landmark restaurant.
WARNING: 2nd floor dining and lower level bar area are not wheelchair accessible due to multiple restrictive steps.
Main 1st floor dining area is very wheelchair friendly.
Great food and great service but expensive.
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Chandler's Crabhouse3901 Fairview Avenue North. Seattle, WA 98109  Lake Union(206) 223-2722Seafood$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant. 
Some restrictive steps but mostly accessible seating.
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Crush32319 East Madison Street. Seattle, WA 98112  University(206) 302-7874Contemporary American$$$Restaurant has 2-inch riser step at entrance.
Otherwise very accessible.
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Cutters Crabhouse32001 Western Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121  Downtown Seattle(206) 448-4884Seafood$$$Very wheelchair accessible restaurant.
Tables are very close together. Tough to navigate.
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Ivar's Acres of Clams31001 Alaska Way, Pier 54. Seattle, WA 98104Downtown Seattle206-624-6852Seafood$$Large accessible landmark restaurant on the Seattle waterfront.
Main bar has 2-3 steps to access.
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Lola Seattle (adjoins Hotel Andra)32000 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98121Downtown Seattle(206) 441-1430Mediterranean$$$Limited wheelchair seating.
Mostly booth seating. 
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Margaux Brasserie (adjoins Warwick Hotel)3401 Lenora Street. Seattle, WA 98121 Downtown Seattle(206) 777-1990Northwest$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Marjorie Restaurant31412 East Union Street. Seattle, WA 98122  University(206) 441-9842Contemporary$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
The Melting Pot Seattle314 Mercer Street. Seattle, WA 98109Downtown Seattle(206) 378-1208Fondue$$$Accessible restaurant with very limited seating.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Momiji Restaurant31522 12th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98122University206) 457-4068Japanese$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
Bar area mostly high table tops. 
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Palomino Seattlex31420 Fifth Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle206-623-1300American$$Very wheelchair friendly.
One of my favorite Seattle lunch and Happy Hour restaurants.
WARNING: 1 step restricts a portion of the dining area.
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Ruth Chris Steakhouse Seattle (adjoins Grand Hyatt)3727 Pine Street. Seattle, WA 98101 Downtown Seattle206) 624-8524Steakhouse$$$WARNING: 8 steps at entrance - must use Hyatt Hotel entrance or garage elevator for accessible entry.
Otherwise a beautiful, spacious restaurant. 
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Salty's on Alkix31936 Harbor Avenue Southwest. Seattle, WA 98126  Seattle(206) 937-1600Seafood$$$One of Jim's favorite Seattle restaurants.    
WARNING: To avoid ENTRY steps, use secondary entrance with elevator. Valet will guide you to elevator. 
One of the world's great "view" restaurants overlooking Seattle and Elliott Bay.    
A restaurant where "memories are made."    
Tables and restrooms are accessible.
It's worth the visit!
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Serafina32043 Eastlake Avenue East. Seattle, WA 98102  Lake Union(206) 323-0807Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.
One small step separating dining area. 
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Sullivan's Steakhouse Seattle3621 Union Street. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 494-4442Steakhouse$$$WARNING: Front entry has restrictive steps.
Must enter from accessible side door. 
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Tulio31100 5th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 624-5500Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Wild Ginger31401 Third Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Downtown Seattle(206) 623-4450Southeast Asian$$$Sidewalk has reasonably steep incline at entry. View WebsiteMake Reservation
J&M Cafe and Cardroom3201 First Avenue South. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-467-2666Neighborhood Tavern$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Owl N Thistle3808 Post Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-621-7777Neighborhood Tavern$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Salumi3309 Third Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-621-8772Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant.View Website
Sluggers Bar & Grill3538 First Avenue South. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square(206) 654-8070Neighborhood Tavern$$Very wheelchair friendly restaurant on 1st floor.
WARNING: Steps to 2nd floor make it inaccessible.
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McCormick's and Schmicks3700 Bellevue Way NE, #115. Bellevue WA 98004Bellevue(425) 454-2606Seafood$$$Large accessible restaurant.
Most tables very accessible.
Revolving front door and locked side door is aggravating but the restaurant is otherwise very accessible.
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Paddy Coyne's Pub3700 Bellevue Way NE. Bellevue WA 98004Bellevue425-453-8080Irish$$Small pub but there are a few accessible tables.View Website
Athenian Restaurant (in Pike Place Market)x21517 Pike Place. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle(206) 624-7166Seafood, American$$WARNING: Steps to second level.
Very limited wheelchair accessible seating.
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Fado Irish Pub & Restaurantx2801 1st Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Seattle206-264-2700Comfort Food$$WARNING: Front entry to restaurant is not accessible.
WARNING: Must enter from side entrance using small hydraulic lift. 
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Icon Grillx21933 5th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle206-441-6330American$$WARNING: Requires use of freight elevator to access restrooms.
Freight elevator requires a restaurant employee to operate.
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Il Terazzo Carminex2411 1st Avenue South. Seattle, WA 98104Seattle(206) 467-7797Italian$$$WARNING: Must enter restaurant through parking garage and breezeway to avoid steps.
May require assistance to enter.
WARNING: Restrictive steps leading to bar area.
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Jimmy's on Broadwayx21100 Broadway. Seattle, WA 98122Seattle206-204-1188Comfort Food$$WARNING: Requires using small hydraulic lift to access restrooms. View Website
La Betex21802 Bellevue Avenue. Seattle, WA 98122Seattle(206) 329-4047Northwest$$WARNING: Must enter restaurant through kitchen. View Website
McCormick's Fish Housex2722 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104  Seattle(206) 682-3900Seafood$$$WARNING: Must leave the restaurant to access restrooms through a different entrance. View Website
Metropolitan Grillexx2820 2nd Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Seattle(206) 624-3287Steak$$$My FAVORITE Seattle steak house!
WARNING: For wheelchair accessible seating, guests must go outside and enter through separate locked door.
Must use removable ramp to access restrooms from main dining area.
Only a 2-star on the WJAR, but worth the visit. 
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Osteria La Spigax21429 12th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98122 Seattle(206) 323-8881Italian$$$WARNING: Only accessible restroom is staff restroom in the back working area.View Website
Rock Bottom Brewery Seattlex21333 5th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101 Seattle(206) 623-3070American$$WARNING: Difficult wheelchair access.
Parking in garage requires several elevators to access restaurant.
Navigation to this restaurant is way too complex.
Not worth the effort. 
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The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster Housex21212 2nd Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle206-224-7000Seafood$$$A couple steps in restaurant - must use temporary ramp to access main dining room.
Bar area has high top tables. 
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The Georgian (in Fairmont Olympic Hotel)x2411 University Street. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle206-621-1700Northwest$$$WARNING: Wheelchair access to restaurant only through long employee hallway with steep incline.
20+ restrictive steps at front entrance. 
I've been here several times and while it's beautiful, it's not very accessible.
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Trace (in W Hotel)x21112 4th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101 Seattle(206) 264-6060Contemporary American$$$WARNING: Front entry to restaurant not accessible due to 10+ steps.
Must enter from 4th avenue and use small hydraulic lift. 
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F.X. McRory's Steak Chop & Oyster Housex2419 Occidental Avenue. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-623-4800Seafood, steak$$Main entry on King St has multiple steps. Enter through side door into McCory's office building on Occidental.
Actual door into restaurant from building hallway is not well marked.
There are 2 restrooms; restroom near front entrance is more accessible.
WARNING: bathroom stall is decent size but not ADA compliant; cannot close stall door behind you.
Great sports bar location near stadiums; spacious restauarnt with most tables very wheelchair accessible.
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Andalucax1407 Olive Way. Seattle, WA 98101  Seattle(206) 382-6999Mediterranean$$$WARNING: Not recommended. No wheelchair accessible restrooms.
WARNING: No direct access to restaurant. Must use Olive Way entrance. 
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Café Selamx12715 E Cherry St, Suite B. Seattle, WA 98122Seattle(206) 328-0404Ethiopian$WARNING: Not recommended. No wheelchair accessible restrooms.
Limited accessible seating.
Chef Caféx12200 South Jackson Street. Seattle, WA 98144  Seattle(206) 568-2681Ethiopian$WARNING: Not recommended. No wheelchair accessible restrooms.
Limited accessible seating.
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Il Bistro (in Pike Place Market)x193 Pike Street  Seattle. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle(206) 682-3049Italian$$$WARNING: Not recommended. No wheelchair accessible restrooms.
2 restrictive steps to bar area. 
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Maximilienx181 Pike Street, #A. Seattle, WA 98101Seattle206-682-7271French$$WARNING: Not recommended. No wheelchair accessible restrooms.
Very limited wheelchair accessible seating. 
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Place Pigallex181 Pike Street. Seattle, WA 98101 Seattle(206) 624-1756Northwest$$WARNING: Not recommended. Restaurant is not accessible by diners in wheelchairs.
WARNING: No wheelchair accessible restrooms. 
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Tilthx11411 North 45th Street. Seattle, WA 98103Seattle(206) 633-0801American$$WARNING: Restaurant not recommended for diners in wheelchair.
5 large steps make this restaurant virtually inaccessible. 
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New Orleans Creole Restaurantx1114 First Avenue South. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-622-2563Casual, creole, live jazz$$WARNING: Avoid this restaurant. Not recommended for anyone in a wheelchair. View Website
Merchant's Café and Saloonx1109 Yesler Way. Seattle, WA 98104Pioneer Square206-467-5070Saloon$$WARNING: Avoid this restaurant. Not recommended for anyone in a wheelchair. View Website