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Most Beautiful New Seattle Restaurants of 2017

It was a good year for pretty restaurants

2017 saw plenty of beautiful restaurants open, including Junebaby, pictured here.
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In November, Eater awarded Pintxo Design of the Year, but there are so many jaw-dropping new restaurants that hit the city stage this year. Here's a guide through this year's new restaurant design highlights.


The Lakehouse opened in June.
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Address: 10455 NE 5th PL, Bellevue
Key player: Jason Wilson
Opened: June 2017
The look: A massive, airy, modern Northwest farmhouse with exposed beams, white tile, wood floors, and custom touches aplenty
· All Lakehouse coverage


2120 landed in the Denny Triangle in June.
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Address: 2120 6th Ave
Key players: Derek Bugge, Milan Uzelac
Opened: June 2017
The look: The Denny Triangle restaurant looks out onto Amazon’s massive glass biospheres, but it’s a looker on its own merits, with plenty of industrial moodiness.
· All 2120 coverage

Art of the Table

Art of the Table isn’t new, but the space is.
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Address: 3801 Stone Way North
Key players: Dustin Ronspies and Shannon Van Horn
Opened: April 2017
The look: Respected Art of the Table relocated after 10 years, stretching out into a bigger space that features a gorgeous wood installation at its center.
· All Art of the Table coverage

Tankard and Tun

Pike Brewing expanded this July with its new Tankard and Tun restaurant and bar.
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Address: 1415 1st Ave
Key players: Rose Ann and Charles Finkel
Opened: July 2017
The look: Pike Brewing caps off its multi-level pub space with a gleaming new oyster and beer bar that makes the kitchen and a new brew deck the center of attention.
· All Tankard and Tun coverage


Ethan Stowell’s Derby opened in SoDo in August.
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Address: 2233 6th Ave S
Key players: Ethan and Angela Stowell
Opened: August 2017
The look: Ogle fancy cars and other people’s extravagance over a BLT at this new Ethan Stowell restaurant that looks out over The Shop, a members-only car club.
· All Derby coverage


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The empty dining room at JuneBaby during the day.
Edouardo Jordan’s Junebaby is a masterpiece of design and cuisine.
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Address: 2122 Northeast 65th Street
Key player: Edouardo Jordan
Opened: April 2017
The look: Chef Edouardo Jordan is getting plenty of well-deserved praise for his deeply personal exploration of Southern cuisine, but the design of the space shouldn’t be overlooked.
· All Juebaby coverage