1. Homegrown (Fremont)–the best sandwich I’ve ever tasted
  2. Fremont Coffe Co (Fremont)
  3. Cafe Ladro
  4. Dick’s Drive-In
  5. Fuel (Wallingford)
  6. Trabant Coffee & Chai–late night coffee spot
  7. Serious Pie (pizza)
  8. Molly Moon’s–Seattleite ice cream favorite
  9. Volunteer Park Cafe–lemon blueberry muffin!
  10. Beecher’s Cheese (Pike Place)–amazing cheese
  11. Le Panier (Pike Place)–bread and baked goods
  12. Full Tilt Ice Cream (Ballard)
  13. Portage Bay Cafe–brunch bar
  14. Starbucks, Pike Place–the original Starbucks. Worth doing to see inside. Expect to wait for a long time
  15. Blackbird Bakery (Bainbridge)
  16. Skillet Diner


  1. Ballard Locks (Ballard)
  2. Fremont Vintage Mall (Fremont)
  3. Theo’s Chocolate Factory Tour (Fremont)
  4. Gas Works Park (Fremont)
  5. Fremont Troll (Fremont)
  6. Space Needle–get the combined Space Needle and Chihuly ticket (it’s expensive, but both are blockbuster sites)
  7. Chihuly Museum
  8. Pike Place Market–get the salmon jerky
  9. Volunteer Park
  10. Wide World Travel Store (Wallingford)
  11. Gum Wall–RIP

Day Trips:

  1. Bainbridge Island
  2. Snoqualmie Falls

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