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The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants, October '14

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It's time to update the Eater 38, the answer to any question that begins, "Can you recommend a restaurant?" Not to be confused with the Eater Heatmap, this group covers the entire city, spans a myriad of cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs. Every quarter, we'll be adding pertinent restaurants that were omitted, have newly become eligible (restaurants must be at least six months old), or have stepped up their game. (As a reminder, these restaurants are not ranked, they're alphabetized.)

This time, three new inclusions: Juicebox, The London Plane, and Red Cow. And because we had to make room for the newbies, three eliminations: Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky, the now shuttered La Bete, and Aragona. Vespolina, the restaurant that has replaced Aragona, will be up for consideration after it's been open for six months.

Is your favorite restaurant not on the list? Feel free to nominate it for inclusion in the comments or send it to the tipline.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Art of the Table

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1054 N 39th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 282-0942
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2. Bar Sajor

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323 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 682-1117
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3. Brimmer & Heeltap

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425 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 420-2534
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4. Cafe Campagne

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1600 Post Aly
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 728-2233
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5. Canlis

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2576 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 283-3313
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6. Cascina Spinasse

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1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 251-7673
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7. Delancey

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1415 NW 70th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 838-1960
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8. Fonda La Catrina

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5907 Airport Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 767-2787
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9. Gastropod

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3201 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134
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10. Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant

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418 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 340-1388
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11. Il Corvo

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217 James St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 387-3556
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12. Joule

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3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-5685
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It may no longer be the buzziest restaurant in town (although Bon Appetit named it one of the 10 Best New Restaurants in America 2013, along with neighbor Whale Wins), but this French/Korean fusion restaurant continues to inspire. Weekend brunch is also notable: an urban barbecue format that features a communal table filled with all sorts of buffet goodies.

13. juicebox

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1517 12th Ave., Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 607-7866
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14. Kedai Makan

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1510 E Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98122
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15. La Carta De Oaxaca

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5431 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 782-8722
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16. La Medusa

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4857 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 723-2192
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17. Lark

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926 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 323-5275
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18. Le Pichet

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1933 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 256-1499
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19. Little Uncle

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1509 E Madison St
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 329-1503
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20. Mamnoon

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1508 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 906-9606
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21. Maneki

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304 6th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-2631
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22. Marination Ma Kai

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1660 Harbor Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98127
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23. Matt's in the Market

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94 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 467-7909
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24. Miyabi 45th

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2208 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-4545
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25. Mkt.

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2108 N 55th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 812-1580
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26. Paseo Caribbean Restaurant

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4225 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-7440
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27. Red Cow

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1423 34th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 454-7932
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28. Revel

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403 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 547-2040
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29. Rock Creek Seafood & Spirits

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4300 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 557-7532
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30. Roux

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4201 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
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31. Salumi

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309 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 621-8772
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32. Sitka and Spruce

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1531 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 324-0662
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33. Terra Plata

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1501 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 325-1501
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34. The London Plane

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300 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-1374
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35. The Walrus and the Carpenter

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4743 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 395-9227
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36. The Whale Wins

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3506 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-9425
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37. Tsukushinbo

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515 S Main St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 467-4004
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38. Westward

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2501 N Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 552-8215
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1. Art of the Table

1054 N 39th St, Seattle, WA 98103
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1054 N 39th St
Seattle, WA 98103

2. Bar Sajor

323 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
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323 Occidental Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

3. Brimmer & Heeltap

425 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107
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425 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107

4. Cafe Campagne

1600 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101
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1600 Post Aly
Seattle, WA 98101

5. Canlis

2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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2576 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

6. Cascina Spinasse

1531 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

7. Delancey

1415 NW 70th St, Seattle, WA 98117
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1415 NW 70th St
Seattle, WA 98117

8. Fonda La Catrina

5907 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108