Alki Beach is a bustling place during the summer, as one of the city’s few sandy beaches. But it’s also ruggedly gorgeous in the fall and winter, and there are several yummy places to grab a bite to eat with the family. Stay warm and dry while digging into delicious dishes at these family-friendly spots along Alki Beach…
Blue Moon Burgers | 2504 Alki Avenue SW | 206-457-4398
Any day is a good day for a burger, and Blue Moon Burgers is the place to stop for burgers at Alki Beach. Chow down on one of their classic burgers, or sample October’s burger of the month: The Chorizo Experience. Double chorizo patties are topped with fresh tomato slices, melted cheddar, a fried egg and butter lettuce on a brioche bun. Kids will love the classic Double Cheeseburger with two beef patties, ketchup, mustard, cheddar and pickles on a brioche bun.
Duke’s Chowder House | 2516 Alki Avenue SW | 206-937-6100
In addition to tasty appetizers, salads and entree items to get your mouth watering, Duke’s Chowder House offers a fantastic kids menu. There’s grilled wild Alaska salmon, chicken strips, Alaska True cod fish & chips, coconut prawns, grilled chicken breast, butter or alfredo pasta, or a junior burger. All served with your child’s choice (or yours) of homemade coleslaw, applesauce, clam chowder, red potatoes, seasonal veggies, fries or sweet potato fries.
Cactus | 2820 Alki Avenue SW | 206-933-6000
Feed the family on southwestern-style fare at Cactus. From favorite appetizers like nachos and Tex Mex Queso, to flavorful entrees like fajitas and enchiladas, Cactus is the place to sit down together and enjoy some really good food.
Christo’s On Alki | 2508 Alki Avenue SW | 206-923-2200
Pizza, pasta, and Greek specialty foods are offered from the family-friendly spot at Christo’s On Alki. The Fotopoulos Family has been in this business since 1996, bringing the traditional recipes of their home village in Greece’s Peloponnese Region to families and individuals dining at Alki Beach. Share a pizza, or order up some yummy Mediterranean entrees.
Spud Fish & Chips | 2666 Alki Avenue SW | 206-938-0606
As a local icon for more than 80 years, Spud Fish & Chips at Alki is the top spot to get fresh seafood, primarily, Fish & Chips. They’re known for their crispy, fried-to-order goodness! Choose between Alaskan Cod, Halibut, Prawns, Oysters, Scallops or Clams. Crispy chicken is also available.