231 "Casual Weeknight Dinner" restaurants in Seattle.
A good casual weeknight dinner spot is hard to find. It’s a step above a make-your-own bowl place, but not somewhere you’ll need a reservation. It shouldn’t be too expensive, you should be able to talk instead of shout, and your dinner shouldn’t take more than an hour. These spots do it all.
Communion is a restaurant in the Central District featuring soul food staples influenced by Ethiopian, Vietnamese, and PNW cuisine.
Phnom Penh Noodle House is a Cambodian restaurant in the International District that serves an exceptional grilled meat platter.
Theary Cambodian Foods serves savory pastries, stuffed chicken wings, and other great dishes at the Spice Bridge food hall in Tukwila.
Taste Of Congo serves delicious beef stew and fermented cassava root at the Spice Bridge food hall in Tukwila.
Moyo Kitchen serves great dishes from Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar at the Spice Bridge food hall in Tukwila.
Ramen Ramen is a pop-up that operates out of Sam Choy’s parking lot in Hillman City.
Cookie’s Country Chicken is a pop-up serving excellent fried chicken sandwiches out of Quality Athletics in Pioneer Square.
Your Kuyas is a Filipino pop-up that operates out of Sam Choy’s in Hillman City.
Local Tide is a seafood restaurant in Fremont that serves fish sandwiches, shrimp toast, a weekend-only crab roll, and a fantastic burger.
Chengdu Taste is a Szechuan restaurant that originated in SoCal and opened its first Seattle location in the International District.
This Sichuan spot in Queen Anne has great noodles, rice cakes, vegetables, and especially good dumplings in black vinegar and chile oil.
Burgermaster is a classic drive-in restaurant just off 520 in Bellevue that serves burgers, fries, onion rings, and milkshakes. Bill Gates loves it.
Taqueria El Asadero is a truck on Rainier with great tortas and a tremendous taco deal - $6 for four tacos.
El Taco Loco in Ballard is a truck that serves papusas, tacos, and a bunch of different tortas.
Get the Diabla Shrimp Torta from this Mexican spot in Queen Anne - it’s spicy, tangy, and has bacon.