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Virginia Inn Restaurant and Bar

By November 20, 2023November 30th, 2023On The Road

Virginia Inn Restaurant and Bar

1937 1st Ave, Seattle, WA |

A Downtown Seattle mainstay for over a century, the Virginia Inn restaurant on First Street in Pike Place offers a savory and authentic menu of American-style digs and a bounty of local seafood options. The landmark restaurant remains in the exact location it occupied upon its opening in 1903 when it fueled the intrepid frontiersmen of early Seattle, many of whom hauled old-growth timber trunks right past its front doors en route to the old harbor. Its modern-day interior tastefully displays a rotation of local art and décor that draw inspiration from the city’s storied past, while the exterior façade still struts exposed cast iron and charming green hardwood, both of which are original to the building.

What to order:

The Virginia Inn’s cozy and diverse breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus are ideal for any guest, from the transient cruise passenger grabbing a quick bite for dinner to the local family seeking a full Sunday brunch experience. Highlights include the Smoked Salmon plate, Classic Reuben, Fish and Chips, and the wonderfully authentic Cioppino. If you find yourself at the Virginia Inn during brunch hours, the Eggs Benedict and V.I. Classic Breakfast are hearty staples that will keep you full all day long. Lastly, the restaurant’s full bar features a terrific wine list, specialty cocktails, and one of the best whisky and tap selections in the area.

Suggested by:

Jackson Boucher | (813) 440-2715 |