Summer may be coming to an end, but there are still a couple of sunny September days to enjoy with a family picnic! The next time there’s a rain-and-clouds-free day in the forecast, head to one of these yummy lunch-on-the-go spots for a delicious family picnic...
Delicatus | 103 1st Ave S | 206-623-3780
From classic sandwich favorites to signature creations with Pacific Northwest ingredients, Delicatus has a lot to offer hungry tummies! Their lunch menu features nearly 30 sandwich creations, for the ‘Traditionalists’, ‘Progressives’, and ‘Extremists’. Need it gluten-free? Sub the bread and make your sandwich a tasty salad for just a bit more. Delicatus also offers a handful of yummy sandwiches and soups, too. For younger kiddos, the Kids Menu has a simple build-your-own simple deli sandwich option in addition to the classic Grilled Cheese or PB &J.
Harried & Hungry | 1415 3rd Ave | 206-264-7900
In addition to their catering and box-lunch service, Harried & Hungry has a cozy little cafe Downtown that serves lunch on weekdays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. All of your cafe favorites can be found here, from wraps and salads to sandwiches and soups, plus lunch combos. Order ahead online, so that you can stop by for a quick pick-up and head to your favorite local park.
Sprout | 512 2nd Ave | 206-973-3766
Healthy, fresh, and full of flavor, the salads and wraps at Sprout make for a perfectly delicious stop for food for your family picnic! Each and every item on the menu has as many local and organic ingredients as possible, with low fat and gluten-free dressings. You and the kids can eat happy, knowing that the food you’re consuming is good for you, in addition to being delicious.
Tutta Bella | Multiple Locations
With locations around Seattle and the Eastside (Issaquah and Bellevue), Tutta Bella is a fantastic stop for fresh, hot Neapolitan pizza to enjoy on your family picnic. While it might not come to mind first as great picnic food, pizza is a crowd-pleaser in addition to minimizing clean-up, so it’s perfect to grab for pick-up and then enjoy at your chosen picnic spot. Tutta Bella also has delicious calzones, pasta, and salads if you need some more variety.