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Every day, we have hundreds of thousands of reservations flying through our system—and some are tougher to get than others. According to our data, these are the restaurants in Seattle where it’s hardest to snag a reservation. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:The Corson Building, wa'z, Altura
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:American, Japanese, Italian
Neighborhoods:Georgetown, Belltown / Pike Place Market, Capitol Hill / First Hill
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$$$$·American·
Georgetown
259 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
There are few restaurants in Seattle as special as The Corson Building, a tiny spot in the Georgetown neighborhood that feels like a place you’d stumble upon in the French countrysRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
2 people mentioned the Halibut Entree
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$$$$·Japanese·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
87 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
At this point, many of us are familiar with a handful of the cuisine types of Japan: sushi, ramen, and soba, for example. Kaiseki cuisine, however, is not often found in the U.S., Read more
91% recommended
Best Service in Seattle / Eastern Washington
9 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
1,314 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Altura is a fine-dining restaurant that feels beyond any sort of definition; sure, you could call it an Italian spot, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a restaurant in Italy with dRead more
88% recommended
15 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
345 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
For a fine-dining experience before an evening of classical music, check out Muse, the official restaurant of the Seattle Symphony. Tucked away in Benaroya Hall, the menu leans EurRead more
82% recommended
13 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·Steakhouse·
Renton
1,823 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Seattleites have been going to the space that is the Melrose Grill, a steakhouse in Renton, since the days before prohibition—the saloon’s original mirrored back bar still stands. Read more
94% recommended
60 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
6,633 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The Metropolitan Grill is one of the finest spots in Seattle to enjoy a charred hunk of steak: the booths are velveted and deep; the tables are polished, dark woods; and the lightiRead more
92% recommended
Steak in Seattle / Eastern Washington
176 people mentioned the Prime Rib
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Greenwood
126 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Dining at Opus Co. feels like going to your best friend’s dinner party, if your best friend happened to cook the kind of thoughtful, seasonal, and deeply delicious food that the teRead more
97% recommended
2 people mentioned the Buttermilk Ice Cream
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$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
2,339 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
There’s no shortage of great Italian restaurants in Seattle, but Spinasse consistently shines as one of the brightest. Come here for superlative dishes like hand-cut tajarin with bRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Seattle / Eastern Washington
144 people mentioned the Tajarin
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$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
3,937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
There’s no place quite like The Pink Door. This is part circus, part cabaret, part live-music venue, and part Italian restaurant, all found within Seattle’s historic Pike Place MarRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Seattle / Eastern Washington
62 people mentioned the Cioppino
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$$$$·Contemporary American·
Queen Anne
464 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Tucked away atop Queen Anne you’ll find Eden Hill, a tiny, 24-seat restaurant helmed by wunderkid chef Maximillian Perry. The space is quaint and romantic, with food that is both gRead more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
15 people mentioned the Candy Bar
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