The Winners of Seattle Magazine's 2014 Best Restaurants Readers' Choice Awards

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Capitol Hill's Kedai Makan voted Best Takeout

In this month's cover story, on newsstands now and live online on April 17, our crack dining critic team presents their editors picks for the best dining experiences in the city. But we always know our readers have a thing or two to say, too. Behold, their selections in our annual Best Restaurants Readers' poll.

Best Neighborhood Restaurant

Delancey
Ballard
delanceyseattle.com

Best Eastside Restaurant
Din Tai Fung
Bellevue (also in University Village)
dintaifungusa.com

Best Splurge Restaurant
Canlis
Queen Anne
canlis.com

Best Cheap-eats Place
Dick’s Drive-In
Multiple locations
ddir.com

Best Bakery
Bakery Nouveau
West Seattle, Capitol Hill
bakerynouveau.com

Best Brunch
Burgundian
Green Lake
burgundianbar.com

Best Independent Coffee Shop
Lighthouse Coffee Roasters
Fremont
lighthouseroasters.com

Best View
Ray’s Boathouse
Ballard
rays.com

Best Place for Outdoor Dining
Little Water Cantina
Eastlake
littlewatercantina.com

Best Restaurant for a Date
Tilth
Wallingford
tilthrestaurant.com

Best Place to Dine Alone
Oddfellows Cafe & Bar
Capitol Hill
oddfellowscafe.com

Best Restaurant for Kids
St. Clouds
Madrona
stclouds.com

Best Late-night Dining
Canon
Capitol Hill
canonseattle.com

Best Waitstaff/Service
Canlis
Queen Anne
canlis.com

Best Sandwich
Paseo
Ballard and Fremont
paseoseattle.com

Best Salad
Canlis
Queen Anne
canlis.com

Best Takeout
Kedai Makan
Capitol Hill
kedaimakanseattle.com

Best Burgers
Li’l Woody’s
Ballard and Capitol Hill
lilwoodys.com

Best Barbecue
Bitterroot
Ballard
bitterrootbbq.com

Best Pizza
Delancey
Ballard
delanceyseattle.com

Best Raw Bar/Oyster Bar
The Walrus and The Carpenter
Ballard
thewalrusbar.com

Best Seafood
RockCreek
Fremont
rockcreekseattle.com

Best Steak
Metropolitan Grill
Downtown
themetropolitangrill.com

Best Fries
Golden Beetle
Ballard
golden-beetle.com

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Cafe Flora
Madison Valley
cafeflora.com

Best Chinese Food
Sea Garden
Chinatown–International District
seagardenseattle.com

Best Thai Food
Thai Tom
University District
206.548.9548

Best Indian Food
Shanik
South Lake Union
shanikrestaurant.com

Best Vietnamese Food
Green Leaf
Belltown and Chinatown–International District
greenleaftaste.com

Best Pho
Than Brothers
Multiple locations
thanbrothers.com

Best Sushi
Sushi Kappo Tamura
Eastlake
sushikappotamura.com

Best French Food
Le Pichet
Downtown
lepichetseattle.com

Best Italian Food
Cascina Spinasse
Capitol Hill
spinasse.com

Best Mexican Food
Little Water Cantina
Eastlake
littlewatercantina.com

Best Food Truck
Crisp Creperie
crispseattle.com

Best Ice Cream/Gelato Shop
Molly Moon’s
Multiple locations
mollymoonicecream.com

Best Dessert
Loulay
Downtown
thechefinthehat.com

Best Cupcake Shop
Trophy Cupcakes
Multiple locations
trophycupcakes.com

Best Cocktail Bar
Canon
Capitol Hill
canonseattle.com

Best Happy Hour
Japonessa
Downtown
japonessa.com

Bar with the Best Selection of Local Liquor
Local 360
Belltown
local360.org

Restaurant with the Best Selection of Washington Wines
Purple
Multiple locations
thepurplecafe.com

Best Neighborhood Pub
Latona
Green Lake
3pubs.com

Best Local Brewery
Two Beers Brewing Co.
SoDo
twobeersbrewery.com

Best Dive Bar
The Sloop Tavern
Ballard
theslooptavern.com

Best Sports Bar
The Bridge
West Seattle
thebridgeseattle.com

Best Distillery
Copperworks Distilling Company
Downtown
copperworksdistilling.com

Best Cookies
Dahlia Bakery
Belltown
tomdouglas.com

Best Washington Wine to Splurge on at Dinner
Waters Winery
Walla Walla
waterswinery.com

Best New Restaurant
Roux
Fremont
restaurantroux.com