Downtown Is Open
Welcome Back Downtown
Downtown Seattle’s business and nonprofit landscape was significantly altered by COVID-19. Today, more workers and visitors are returning to the center city, helping put downtown on a steady path to recovery. Help support downtown arts and cultural venues, retailers, restaurants and other businesses by using our directory below. Updated regularly, it features over 500 listings, including hours of operation and neighborhood. See you downtown!
Contemporary takes on American dishes, perfect for a midday break. Make Cafe Nordstrom your go-to stop for sandwiches and filling salads with fresh, flavorful ingredients in every bite.
Traditional Italian coffees and an inspired menu with grilled sandwiches, hot breakfasts and grab-and-go items.
Get a taste of the urban European café experience, with traditional Italian coffee drinks and light breakfast and lunch fare.
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge
Located on the 16th floor of Lotte Hotel. Enjoy Pacific Northwest fare, plus creative desserts & cocktails, in a chic eatery with Elliott Bay views.
Cherry Street Coffee
A Seattle original, serving up pastries, sandwiches and tasty hot & iced drinks.
Chophouse Row combines a historic auto row building with a new steel and concrete loft office building. Its pedestrian alley and courtyard host a collection of local tenants that focus on delivering morning-into-evening food, beverage, and retail options to both residents and visitors to the neighborhood.
A no frills taproom serving distinguished craft beers.
Cortina Café offers quick and delicious breakfast and lunch options for the downtown crowd.
Fresh baked cupcakes, Stumptown espresso, and Seattle’s Best ice cream scoops, sundaes, shakes, and pints!
This snug spot is serves breakfast fare and pastries, sandwiches, unique mochi donuts and signature coconut cream pie.
DeLaurenti Food & Wine
Deluxe Bar & Grill
Neighborhood tavern serving weekend brunch, burgers and late night bites, plus crafted cocktails and mocktails.
There are plenty of safe and clean ways to get downtown, but if you choose to drive, consider visiting downtownseattleparking.com for the best parking rates.