There's nothing people in Seattle love more than eating at a sweet restaurant... except maybe eating at a sweet NEW restaurant, or telling people all about the sweet new restaurant they just went to. And because you can't do the latter without knowing knowing about the former, we rounded up the 10 best new bars and restaurants in the 206. Feast your eyes:

Salt & Iron: Oysters and Steak

Salt & Iron

Edmonds
Only a week old, this steak and seafood spot's just a short walk from the Kingston Ferry and boasts a menu that is divided into salt (seafood), which means you’ll find oysters, sea bass, etc., and iron (meat), which includes dishes like seared beef tenderloin and more.

Nue

Nue

Capitol Hill
Inspired by the travels of owners Uyen Nguyen and Chris Cvetkovich, Nue’s menu touts tasty international eats like Latvian Smoked Sprats, Trinidad Goat Curry, Romanian Mititei, and more, so pack your passport (or not) and try your hand at some of the best street foods from around the world.

Shaker + Spear

Shaker + Spear

Belltown
Located in The Palladian Hotel, this bright and naturally lit restaurant offers a refreshing retreat from the bustling pavements of the neighborhood. From fish stew to cod suppli, the hearty, sea derived dishes here are sure to satisfy.

Omega Ouzeri

Omega Ouzeri

Capitol Hill
Specializing in “Greek recipes from Earth and sea,” OO boasts a large communal table for family-style feasts, and several smaller, more intimate tables where you can enjoy the Lavraki (whole grilled branzino) and Octapodi, which is grilled octopus with Yukon gold potatoes and goat horn chile vinaigrette, in peace.

The Market Hall - Seattle

The Market Hall

Downtown
This combo market/restaurant/bar is essentially foodie paradise. Oh and did we mention they have espresso, a cheese and charcuterie bar, and more? Whether you’re looking for something to grab and go or want to savor a glass of something nice, at Market Hall you’ve come to the right place.

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Hotel Albatross

Ballard
A partnership between the folks at Ocho and Hazlewood, Hotel Albatross is the new Tiki haunt off Market.Taking up shop in the former location of Azteca in Ballard, we’ll be the first to say it’s an upgrade. What to expect here? Puffy tacos, a cool walk-up window, and parrot garnished cocktails.

Casco Antiguo

Casco Antiguo

Pioneer Square
Yet another reason to visit Pioneer Square! Casco Antiguo is split into two different parts -- a restaurant, and a speakeasy-style bar complete with a back alley entrance where the margaritas flow freely (on tap, actually). From house made salsas to tacos with tilapia, this stylish spot with exposed brick walls is the perfect spot to spend happy hour at (3-6pm).

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SLAB Sandwich + Pie

First Hill
A slab of pie just sounds so much better than a slice of it. Part of the ever popular Lark, Slab purveys all kinds of goodies like its Cubano (with pork confit, jamón, grilled scallion aioli, smoked pickles & Comté) and Slab Meat Pie (with beef short rib, caramelized onion & hedgehog mushrooms). But the real beauty of this place? You can add crispy chicken skin to any sandwich for just $2 more.

Cantina Lena

Cantina Leña

Belltown
The latest by Tom Douglas, Cantina Leña has re-emerged after a quick pause. Inspired by the flavors of the Yucatan, this spot has a complete bar and you never have to make a reservation. Pop in for the crispy pork carnitas nachos and stay for the Leña Toddy (Ancho Reyes Liqueur Ancho Chile, lemon, and honey).

Gnocchi Bar

Gnocchi Bar

Capitol Hill
Meet pasta’s richer sister at this Packard Building spot helmed by Lisa Nakamura. All the gnocchi dinner party pop-ups she’s hosted over the years have paid off with this brick-and-mortar location, where you can enjoy said starch prepared in myriad ways but you can’t go wrong with the potato gnocchi with braised chicken, capers, asparagus, and cider butter.

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1. Salt and Iron 321 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98104

This steak and seafood is just a short walk from the Kingston Ferry, making it a perfect place to stop by before or after a trip out. The menu is divided into salt (seafood) in which you’ll find oysters and sea bass and iron (meat) in which you’ll find dishes like seared beef tenderloin and more.

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2. Nue 1519 14th Ave Seattle, Seattle, WA 98122 (Capitol Hill)

Try your hand at some of the best street foods from around the world at this Capitol Hill spot, which offers a menu that touts tasty international dishes like Latvian Smoked Sprats, Trinidad Goat Curry, and Romanian Mititei. A must-try sandwich is the Japanese Katsu: panko-breaded pork loin on crustless white bread with Kewpie mayo and Tonkatsu sauce. With Nue, you have the chance to nosh on rare global eats -- without a passport.

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3. Shaker + Spear 2000 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)

Located in The Palladian Hotel, this bright and naturally lit restaurant offers a refreshing retreat from the bustling pavements of the neighborhood. From fish stew to cod suppli, the hearty, sea derived dishes here are sure to satisfy.

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4. Omega Ouzeri 1525 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (Capitol Hill)

Specializing in “Greek recipes from Earth and sea," you can come with a big group or small -- Omega Ouzeri can accommodate all group sizes with its large communal table and smaller scale seating arrangements. Highlights here include the Lavraki (whole grilled branzino) and Octapodi, which is grilled octopus with Yukon gold potatoes and goat horn chile vinaigrette.

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5. The Market Hall 809 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)

This combo market/restaurant/bar is essentially foodie paradise. Oh and did we mention they have espresso, a cheese and charcuterie bar, and more? Whether you’re looking for something to grab to-gho or want to savor a glass of something nice, you’ve come to the right place.

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6. Hotel Albatross 2319 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107 (Ballard)

Hotel Albatross is the new Tiki haunt off Market. What to expect here? Puffy tacos, a cool walk-up window, and parrot garnished cocktails.

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7. Casco Antiguo 115 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104 (Pioneer Square)

Yet another reason to visit Pioneer Square! Casco Antiguo is split into two different parts -- a restaurant and a speakeasy-style bar complete with a back alley entrance where the margaritas flow freely (on tap, actually).

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8. Slab Sandwiches + Pie 1201 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

A slab of pie just sounds so much better than a slice of it. Slab purveys all kinds of goodies like its Cubano and meat pie . The beauty of this place? You can add crispy chicken skin to any sandwich here for just $2 more.

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9. Cantina Leña 2101 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)

Cantina Leña is inspired by the flavors of the Yucatan, plus this spot has a complete bar and you never have to make a reservation. Pop in for the crispy pork carnitas nachos and stay for the Leña Toddy.

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10. Gnocchi Bar 1542 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (Capitol Hill)

This Capitol Hill spot located helmed by Lisa Nakamura, has gnocchi prepared in myriad ways with both polenta and potatoes. You can’t go wrong with the potato gnocchi with braised chicken, capers, asparagus, and cider butter.

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