Highest-rated cheap eats in Seattle, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Seattle, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Seattle that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Salt & Straw

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (66 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 714 E Pike St Suite A, Seattle, WA 98122-4697
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#29. Un Bien

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Caribbean
- Address: 7302 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117-5401
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#28. Biscuit Bitch

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (188 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2303 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1711
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#27. Mecca Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (351 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 526 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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#26. Mee Sum Pastry

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (213 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Chinese
- Address: 1526 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1527
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#25. Espresso Vivace Roasteria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (205 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 532 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102-5024
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#24. Veggie Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (204 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1427 4th Ave Corner of 4th & Pine, Seattle, WA 98101
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#23. Seattle Coffee Works

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (224 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 108 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-2009
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#22. Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (277 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 917 E Pine St, Seattle, WA 98122-3843
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#21. Pike Place Chowder

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (403 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 600 Pine St Ste 404, Seattle, WA 98101-3700
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#20. Biscuit Bitch

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,087 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1909 1st Ave Caffe Lieto, Seattle, WA 98101-1010
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#19. MOD Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (478 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 1302 6th Ave One Union Square, Seattle, WA 98101-2305
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#18. Top Pot Doughnuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (915 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 2124 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2511
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#17. Piroshky Piroshky

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,840 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Russian
- Address: 1908 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1013
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#16. Marination Ma Kai

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Bar
- Address: 1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2028
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#15. Moore Coffee Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 1930 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1102
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#14. Three Girls Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (368 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 1514 Pike Pl Ste 1, Seattle, WA 98101-1574
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#13. Gelatiamo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (230 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 1400 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2106
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#12. Paseo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (588 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Caribbean
- Address: 4225 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-7221
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#11. Rachel's Ginger Beer

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (392 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites
- Address: Post Alley, Seattle, WA
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#10. Daily Dozen Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 93 Pike St Ste 7, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
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#9. Fremont Brewing

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (194 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pub, Brew Pub
- Address: 3409 Woodland Park Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-8925
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#8. The Crumpet Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,064 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Cafe
- Address: 1503 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1523
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#7. Beecher's Handmade Cheese

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,329 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1600 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1529
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#6. Pike Place Chowder

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4,262 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1530 Post Aly Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
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#5. Tat's Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (299 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 159 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104-2539
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#4. Salumi Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (428 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 404 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-2836
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#3. Storyville Coffee Pike Place

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (359 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 94 Pike St #34, Seattle, WA 98101-2066
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#2. Ghost Alley Espresso

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (167 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 1499 Post Alley Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA 98101-2031
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#1. Ellenos

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (1,011 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: Pike Place & Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
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