1. Tai Tung
This Chinese restaurant in Seattle’s International District has been serving up classic Chinese comfort food since 1935. Family owned and operated, Tai Tung has a dedicated local following and was a favorite of the late Bruce Lee. Here you’ll find dishes such as egg foo young, mou shu pork, chop suey, and plenty of noodles.
Location: 655 S. King St., Seattle
This spacious, informal spot with outposts in Renton and Issaquah serves up Indian and Pakistani favorites using fresh-ground spices. Enjoy the restaurant’s namesake naan bread fresh from the kitchen’s clay oven.
Locations: 709 S. Third St., Renton & 1420 NW Gilman Blvd. Ste. N3, Issaquah
A popular spot in Tukwila, this Japanese eatery specializes in hand-rolled sushi and freshly sliced sashimi. The restaurant’s executive chef has been creating extraordinary Japanese cuisine in Tokyo and Seattle since 1990. Be sure to bring a credit card, as this restaurant currently doesn’t accept cash.
Location: 16820 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila
4. Sam Oh Jung
Enjoy Korean dishes in a polished setting, from spectacular buckwheat-noodle soup spiked with mustard to equally delicious hot soon du bu tofu soup.
Location: 17425 Hwy 99, #A, Lynnwood
5. Noodle Boat
Thai standards like pad Thai take on fresh, tongue-tingling new life at this family owned restaurant in Issaquah. Choose from a variety of curries or warm up with tom yum soup.
Location: 700 NW Gilman Blvd. #E-104-b, Issaquah
6. King Noodle House
Noodle soup is the star dish at this aptly named Everett spot. Have your pick of hand-pulled or knife-shaved noodles featured in bowls of piping-hot broth.
Location: 7815 Evergreen Way, Everett