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Top 12 Best Restaurants in Edmonds, Washington + 2 Bonus

best restaurants in edmonds wa

A vibrant city located just 15 miles north of Seattle and 18 miles south of Everett, Edmonds Washington is a picturesque waterfront city that feels like a small town.

Here you’ll enjoy multiple views of the water and the Olympic Mountains. Plus with 4 beaches and several waterfront parks, it’s the ideal place for outdoor recreation.

Best restaurants in Edmonds WA

Edmonds WA has multiple views of the water and the Olympic Mountains. Plus with 4 beaches and several waterfront parks, it’s the ideal place for outdoor recreation.

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After taking in the views and exploring all the city has to offer, you’ll probably be hungry. From quaint eateries to best-class dining, Edmonds restaurants have something for everyone.

Read on for the 12 best restaurants in Edmonds WA in no particular order and get ready to delight your taste buds.

1. Salt & Iron

Address: 321 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: http://www.saltniron.com/ | Specialties: Steak and Oysters

After walking around the Art Walk and famous fountain in downtown Edmonds, head over to Salt & Iron for a lovely taste of the American Northwest.

Come for brunch, lunch or dinner and feast on local oysters (salt) or steaks (iron). Other options include salmon, clams, chicken and burgers.

The menu includes a variety of craft cocktails, local wines, and draft beers to pair your meal. Avoid disappointment and book your reservations early. This is a popular restaurant for both locals and tourists.

Salt & Iron is owned by the Feed Me Hospitality Group headed up by a local graduate of Edmonds Woodway. The group also owns, The Market, Bar Dojo, Sankai, Fire & Feast and Potlatch Bistro.

2. Girardi’s Osteria

Address: 504 5th Ave S, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.girardis-osteria.com/ | Specialties: Happy Hour Menu

If you love good Italian food in a relaxed setting, head over to Girardi’s Osteria.

This family-owned restaurant boasts award-winning recipes by Executive Chef Bruno Girardi.

There’s so much to love besides the food. Cozy vibe, large patio, generous sized portions and excellent prices, just to name a few.

Fan favorites include the goat cheese bruschetta and the lobster ravioli. Come on a date or bring the family. Either way, you’ll have a great time.

3. Dumpling Generation

Address: 23830 Hwy 99 #115, Edmonds, WA 98026 | Website: https://dumplinggeneration.com/ | Specialties: Handmade Dumplings

Moving to Asian fare, Dumpling Generation specializes in handmade dumplings and noodles. If you enjoy your food to be made from scratch, this is for you.

Each dumpling is made by hand the moment you order, never before. The dough for all their food is made from scratch as well. You’ll be able to taste the freshness.

While you wait for your order, enjoy the complimentary samples. Yum!

4. Maize & Barley

Address: 525 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.maizebarley.com/ | Specialties: Beer and Cubano Sandwiches

Unfortunately I am not a beer drinker but I do love a good artisanal seasonal soda and the ginger beer was fabulous.

Cozy up to the bar and order yourself a Caribbean inspired sandwich exploding with flavor. I ordered the Midnight Cuban and was not dissapointed.

The restaurant offers many traditional Caribbean offerings like Jerk, Curry and Arepa. They offer a nice selection of vegan menu items.

Located on Main St it is within walking distance of most of the downtown area and waterfront.

5. Bar Dojo

Address: 8404 Bowdoin Way, Edmonds, WA 98026 | Website: http://www.bardojo.com/ | Specialties: Asian Fusion

Bar Dojo offers you Asian comfort foods with Northwest ingredients, with a focus on all-natural, organic ingredients that are sustainable.

This restaurant is a little off the beaten path compared to many of the others on this list. It is not located in the downtown area but rather it is located a few miles east in what is called the 5 corners neighborhood.

If you love fusion restaurants you will surely consider this one of the best restaurants in Edmonds. Make sure to stop by on Sundays for their famous Asian taco night. Chino Latino cuisine mixes the best of Asian and Mexican flavors into one glorious mouthful.

The hand-crafted cocktails use Asian-inspired fruits and spices to bring a fresh, new element to grabbing drinks.

We start every meal with the pork dumplings and avocado rice.

6. Chanterelle

Address: 316 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://chanterellewa.com/ | Specialties: French Food

Located in a charming historic building, this hometown bistro is not to be missed.
Chanterelle is the place to go for breakfast, happy hour, cocktails, desserts, and coffee.

Enjoy a cuppa Tony’s coffee that is proud to be organic, shade grown and roasted in small batches. Pair it with a delicious, unconventional omelet such as the crab omelet.

If you’re stopping by for lunch, don’t miss their famous tomato bisque and grilled cheese with 5 different cheeses.

7. Furi Chinese

Address: 546 5th Ave S, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.furichinese.com/ | Specialties: Fresh Cantonese Food

When the Chinese food craving hits you will be glad you found Furi. Eat in their clean and lively dining area, order take out or get it delivered.

This restaurant is known for its variety in taste and high quality fresh ingredients. Don’t forget to try the honey walnut shrimp, any of the delicious noodle dishes and all your classic chinese favorites.

Located convienently on 5th ave S next to the Ace Hardware this is a whole in the wall strip mall place that you might miss if you are not looking. Once you get inside you will know you are in the right spot as the staff is super friendly and welcoming.

8. Bucatini

Address: 9818 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: http://www.bucatiniedmonds.com/ | Specialties: Pasta Made From Scratch

For an authentic taste of Italy right here in our backyard you must try Bucatini.  The service feels like family and the food is amazing. 

Sauces that taste like your grandma made them, fresh and tasty.  The exterior leaves a bit to be desired, but trust me once you get inside you will love it.

They have converted to take out dining only due to the pandemic and stay open later.

9. Anthony’s HomePort Edmonds

Address: 456 Admiral Way, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: www.anthonys.com/restaurant/anthonys-homeport-edmonds | Specialties: Fresh Seafood

Enjoy an unparalleled view as ferry boats glide across the Puget Sound over a romantic dinner at Anthony’s HomePort. Long considered one of the best restaurants in Edmonds. The price of the sunset dinner’s can’t be beat. For $25 you get an appetizer, soup or salad, entree, and dessert.

The daily menu features the finest northwest seafood. Enjoy Anthony’s award-winning clam chowder or pan-fried oysters. Land lovers can choose from several steak and chicken options.

On the main level of the building, you can enjoy a casual meal in Anthony’s Beach Cafe.

10. Las Brisas Mexican Restaurant

Address: 201 5th Ave S #101, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.lasbrisasfood.com/ | Specialties: Fresh Mexican

There’s not one dish that won’t please at Las Brisas. From their chimichangas to their arroz con pollo, it’s all top shelf.

If you can’t pick just one thing, check out their combinations. You can choose two items with a set of delicious sides.

There’s a decent number of vegetarian options and a good kids menu, too.

11. Calypso Edmonds

Address: 109 Main St Suite 1, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.calypsoedmonds.com/ | Specialties: Caribbean Food

If the NW weather has you feeling a little down, you can change your environment in Calypso Edmonds a Caribbean inspired downtown Edmonds restaurant.

The couple that own the restaurant both spent many years in the Cayman Islands in the restaurant industry and decided to bring some of that fresh local flavor back to us.

The couple that own the restaurant both spent many years in the Cayman Islands in the restaurant industry and decided to bring some of that fresh local flavor back to us.

12. SanKai

Address: 111 4th Ave N, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://www.sankaisushi.com/ | Specialties: Sushi

Do you love sushi? Then you will love Sushi master Ryuichi Nakano who originally started I Love Sushi and Kisaku in Seattle. He has brought his decades of experience into downtown Edmonds called SanKai and we could not be more excited about it.

They feature a seasonal omakase experience in an intimate setting, with seating for 30 and natural wood accents. It is perfect for a date night, but families are welcome too.

BONUS:  Mar-Ket fishmonger and eatery

Address: 508 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://marketfreshfish.com/edmonds | Specialties: Fish n Chips and Lobster Roll

You can purchase fresh seafood and bring it home to cook or they will cook it there for you! Plus, they have an amazing and unique menu. 

For a quick bite to eat come grab the wonderful fish n chips and take them down to the Edmonds Marina for a lovely night out.

Sumitted by:  Tracy Fultz

BONUS:  Poke Ono

Address: 10016 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA 98020 | Website: https://eatonopoke.com/ | Specialties: Poke

Fresh Poke in multiple different flavors with all the sides to make the perfect bowl for your tastes. The fish choices are: Ahi, fresh from Hawaii, Salmon from BC Canada and Hamachi and Tako from Japan – All premium sushi grade 1.

The owner was born and raised in O’ahu and learned how to make Poke when he was a kid.

If you are new to the raw fish or sushi game then Poke Ono is the place to start and a great addition to the best restaurants in Edmonds.

Best Restaurants in Edmonds, WA

We hope your mouth is watering after reading our curated list of best restaurants in Edmonds, WA.

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4 Comments on “Top 12 Best Restaurants in Edmonds, Washington + 2 Bonus”

  1. Great list! I’m definitely going to check out the Wonton Noodle House. Sounds wonderful on these cold winter days/evenings. A huge favorite for me in Edmonds is The Mar-Ket fishmonger and eatery. You can purchase fresh seafood and bring it home to cook or they will cook it there for you! Plus, the have an amazing and unique menu.

  2. Would have thought Five and Epaulo would have made the list ahead of some of the ones you have on. Both are still our favorites. Just sayen!!!!!!

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