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Sitka & Spruce

1531 Melrose Ave, Ste. 6, Seattle, WA 98102 (Broadway / Capitol Hill)
(206) 324-0662
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Ranked #58 of 3,434 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Every plate we tried was amazing. The way they put a few flavors together that pair perfectly is excellent. We tried things we wouldn't have chosen at other places and were greatly impressed wit the result. It was nice to go on a Monday night so it was quieter than normal. The dining space is cozy and well designed, it's... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Brunch with in-laws. We table shared almost everything on the menu. Everything was extremely original, fresh, and well executed. We wanted to order a second round of dishes it was so delicious. The house made ginger beer is outstanding, wish they had some dark rum in house!

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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I've always found it an interesting observation, that whenever you throw a party in a home, inevitably it seems that everyone winds up in the kitchen. There's something inherently comfortable about that setting. That's what this place feels like. Our family was in Seattle on the kick-off of a family holiday in the U.S. We'd never been to Seattle before... More

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Union City, New Jersey, United States
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467 reviews 467 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Awesome restaurant though getting a table can be fairly difficult. We actually visited on a Monday when the restaurant is run by one of the chefs as a taco restaurant. These are not your typical tacos though. Each was a lovingly crafted explosion of flavors. The best was the shredded pork, though all the meat.based ones were excellent. The cactus... More

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Chicago, IL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Four of us Chicago foodies were staying in Seattle for one night before heading out on an Alaskan cruise. When we asked around, we heard that Sitka & Spruce was a "must do." So, we made reservations. We were very happy that we did! First of all, the restaurant is in a really hip, trendy neighborhood. Great for exploring, grabbing... More

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Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Impressive/creative food in a very unique/cool space, plus excellent service -- it doesn't get any better than this! We really enjoyed the morels, roasted cauliflower (wow!) and Squid+ Garbanzos, but every bite of our 6 tapas-style dishes was outstanding! We highly recommend sitting at the chef's table -- while it is communal and our meal started with two noisy neighbors... More

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Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This lovely restaurant has an excellent ambience (inside an indoor market), with fresh, delicious food, inspired menus, yummy cocktails, and great service. The bread, for the gluten-ous, is DIVINE (locally sourced, not made in house). The desserts were equally wonderful. High marks for a fun lunch experience!

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great food and bright atmosphere. Innovative menu items. Inside the Melrose Market, a building full of foodie gems, this restaurant is a pearl. Small, so plan accordingly, but like other Matt Dillon restaurants, superb flavors, beautifully presented.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We couldn't get a dinner reservation here on our weekend visit but did manage to come for brunch. Glad we did. The space is so pretty during the day with tons of natural light I'm glad we got to see it in daylight. I love the market like space, it's always fun to stroll through fabulous butchers, cheese, wine &... More

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NYC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My business partner and I were attending a conference in the convention center and our local host suggested Sitka & Spruce--a walkable distance from the center. The plates are small and intended to be shared. We enjoyed a terrific salad (dressing was perfecto) with fresh mint. My partner had a poached egg on greens and I had roasted turnips with... More

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