Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in West Seattle Right Now

From Alki to Admiral, restaurants as beloved as the waterfront.

07/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Exciting Developments

Brian Clevenger Doubles Down on West Seattle with Haymaker

Slated to open in late July, the chef's largest restaurant yet joins the ranks of Vendemmia, Raccolto, Le Messe, East Anchor Seafood, and G.H. Pasta Co.

06/27/2019 By Lily Hansen

Pasta Hacks

The Trick to Getting a Reservation at Il Nido

Good news for night owls.

06/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 21–23

Wu-Tang makes a comeback, creatives celebrate the life of Allen Ginsberg, and garden experts lead a tour.

06/21/2019 By Sam Jones

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Have Axes, Need Beer and Little Big Burgers

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Treat Beat

Frankie and Jo's Will Pop Up in West Seattle All Summer Long

The vegan scoop shop opens May 30. And, yes, it's right on the beach, baby.

05/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Locust Cider Has a West Seattle Taproom in the Works

Expect beach views, the same great cider, some wacky beers, and an extended gluten-free menu.

05/28/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Mike Easton's Il Nido Is Here

The chef behind Il Corvo turned a West Seattle landmark into a destination for handmade pasta, and perhaps a drink or two.

05/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

2019 Election

Lisa Herbold Is Running for Re-Election

The City Hall veteran says she's not done yet.

01/30/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Election 2018

In 34th Legislative District Senate Race, Candidates Make Their Case on Representation

Shannon Braddock and Joe Nguyen are both vying for a Senate seat in one of the most progressive legislative districts in the state.

10/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Sweet

Shug's Expands to West Seattle

The ever-so-charming Pike Place Market soda fountain plans a mini spinoff.

10/09/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

OMG

Il Corvo's Mike Easton Will Open a Restaurant in West Seattle

Il Nido will serve the sort of "truly handmade pasta" that isn't feasible at mega-busy Il Corvo.

09/10/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Beach Bash

Headed to Sub Pop’s SPF30? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The indie label’s 30th anniversary bash could see as many as 50,000 people coming to Alki.

08/07/2018 By Stefan Milne

Review

Supreme Pizza Is West Seattle's No-Frills, Throwback Pizza Bar

At Ma‘ono chef Mark Fuller's new joint, the frills are nonexistent, the cocktail list is broad, and the pie is for real.

03/27/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

City Attorney's Office

City Settles with West Seattle Homeowners Over Cutting Public Trees

The two settlements together amount to a fine of $5,229 per tree.

02/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Bourbon and Korean Barbecue

Plus, Wagyu carne asada on Capitol Hill.

11/03/2017 By Diane Stephani

City Hall

Seattle Police Discuss Uptick in Gun Violence After Alki Shooting

The briefing to council members was scheduled the morning after a 23-year-old man was fatally shot at Alki Beach.

05/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

City Will Receive $440,000 in Settlement Over Unauthorized Cutting of Public Trees

The West Seattle homeowners allegedly cut about 150 trees in environmentally critical areas to improve their views.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Retail Wire

Ulta Beauty Comes to West Seattle

It officially opens on April 14.

04/03/2017 By Rosin Saez

Boozy Milkshakes

A La Mode Pies Adds a West Seattle Location...and Its Own Ice Cream Line

Not to mention some savory meat pies, with a little help from Jack's BBQ.

10/03/2016 By Jack Russillo