1850 SE Maple Valley Highway
Renton, WA 98057
Phone: (425) 226-7600
Fax: (425) 277-6315
1850 SE Maple Valley Highway , Renton, WA, US, 98057
- Phone: (425) 226-7600
- Fax: (425) 277-6315
Housed in a century old building that's a prominent historical landmark in Renton, Melrose Grill has gone through a number of incarnations ranging from a hotel cafe and saloon to a soda parlor in the course of its rich history. A fire in 1928 and numerous change of ownerships later, the Melrose can finally be said to be back to its former glory, winning rave accolades and a slew of awards with statewide acclaim. The interiors, though updated to modern standards makes no effort to let go of its past with blown up historic photographs adorning pretty much every wall. Subdued lighting sets a great mood for intimate dinners. The inspired steak menu, with choices in beef, pork, chicken and seafood will please even the most discerning of steak lovers. The wine list is particularly extensive and should have no difficulty catering to most tastes. Check website for more.
The charmingly old (but not ancient) building that houses Red House reeks of coziness almost as soon as you enter. A warmly-lit dining room, deep wooden hues on the floor and shelves stacked with wine and beer occupying pretty much every inch of the wall space make for interesting interiors and gives off strangely relaxing vibe. The green tables with blue-cushioned chairs add a contrasting dash of coolness to the warm hues in the room. The serene outdoor patio sees a perennial bustle, and is an excellent choice in summer months. The restaurant is renowned for it's tapas selection, which though not extensive, is varied when it comes to the flavors and combinations. Apart from this, there is also a selection of salads and entrees. The wine selection is astoundingly large, with close to 700 varieties and 20 available by the glass. Equally spectacular is the choice of beer with 500 on offer and seven on tap. Selections from the entire list are available for purchase. Check website for more.
For a taste of the Islands most flavorful cuisine, try Bahama Breeze. One of the nation's leading Caribbean-inspired restaurants, Bahama Breeze has tropical atmosphere, high ceilings, rich woods and palm tree decor. Its relaxing Island getaway with innovative foods and exotic drinks freshly confected and made to order. You can expect bold and spicy flavors with each meal presented in a way that is as eye-catching as it is appetizing. Whether it's Oak-grilled Sirloin Palomilla or the Chicken Santiago or any one of countless other entrees - and desserts - you will always be satisfied at Bahama Breeze. With more than 50 brands of beer by the bottle, island-style drinks with plenty of fresh squeezed juice, you will be sure to slake your thirst. The Bahamarita, Bahama's signature Frozen Margarita, is a must. Whenever you are in the mood for good food that is reasonably priced with quality service, Bahama Breeze is just the ticket for singles, couples, families or even a business lunch.
Welcome to the rainforest in the middle of Seattle! Kids love the place while you cannot deny your affection either. The fish tacos, burgers and the sandwiches will leave you craving more. Service manages to run smoothly despite the being pretty full on occasion. The friendly 'safari guides' will take you to a trip to a jungle. A glass aquarium in the center adds to the whole atmosphere of being in the wild.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service at Outback Steakhouse. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Fans of Thai food that find themselves near the airport should stop by this restaurant. If you can judge the quality of a restaurant by the number of its faithful patrons, then this is one of the best of its kind around. The casual, '60s drive-in building gives the restaurant a relaxed atmosphere. The food is authentic Thai, and if you are not familiar with the dishes there are color photos to help you make your decision. Meat-eaters and vegetarians alike will be happy with the selections. Tofu can be added as a replacement for meat in any of the dishes. The marinated chicken is addictive, as is the green vegetable curry.
Justly or not, South Seattle does not enjoy the best of reputations. As a result, many of its treasures go unnoticed. Perhaps that's the reason this lovely Mexican restaurant is visited most often by its neighbors. Whatever the reason, it certainly deserves to be better known. There are no velvet Elvises on these walls, but they wouldn't make much difference. The matadors and rose-in-the-hair maidens come close enough. Portions are large. The servers are friendly, and while the menu is mostly limited to the standard tacos, burritos and enchiladas, the entrees are well prepared.
This dining room and pub at the Golf Club at Newcastle has a covered terrace with spectacular views of Bellevue, Seattle and the Olympic Mountains. Dark wooden beams, floors and furniture create a casual ambiance. The fare includes seafood and dry-aged, corn-fed Angus beef. Other dishes include Turkey Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and Seafood Fettuccine. Try the three-berry cobbler for dessert. The smoke-free restaurant features a full bar, banquet facilities and private rooms.
Located in the Cedarbrook Lodge on 36th Avenue, Copperleaf is a spacious restaurant overlooking the stunning landscape views. The restaurant patio has a few tables with an umbrella covering each of them, so you can choose to sit on the patio and feel close to nature while dining. Try some of their potato soup, which will be soothing on a cool evening, and more entrees and starters on offer. The ingredients used in preparing the dishes are sourced locally. Call ahead to make a reservation and check website for details.
Spencer's is a sophisticated restaurant located in the luxurious Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. The decor is simple with very comfortable seating and elegant hanging lamps. They offer one of the finest steak selections in its neighborhood. Being a neighborhood favorite, Spencer's provides only high quality meats for preparing the dishes. The chef has excellently put together a sumptuous breakfast menu which has delicious entrees and breakfast items. Opt for some delicious brunch entrees on the weekends that will give your day a great start. Call ahead to make reservations and for further inquiries.
Misoya is hidden away in a tiny strip mall. The only indication of the restaurant from the road is a sandwich board sign that says “Sushi” with an arrow. But despite its modern outward appearance, Misoya is a treat to behold, nicely decorated and upscale-looking inside. Plus, the food here makes it worth the 20-minute trip north of Seattle. Their expertly crafted, extremely fresh sushi is simply perfection. Tightly rolled and perfectly spiced and seasoned, each bite is to be savored. If you decide to stray from their heavenly sushi, Misoya also offers a wide range of teriyaki, katsu, stir-fry, and noodle dishes. - Katie Kinney
Filiberto's Italian Restaurant & Delicatessen offers well-prepared classic dishes in a cheerful atmosphere and refuses to redecorate. Enjoy excellent pizzas and calzones from the wood-fired oven. Entrees of poultry, veal and rabbit satisfy more carnivorous tastes, and the menu includes the full gamut of pasta choices as well. A strong self-serve selection of Italian wines lines one wall. After your meal, stroll out back for a game of Bocce under the lights. It's not quite the sun-baked plazas of Rome, but the court is covered in case of rain.