Don’t want to commit to just one lunch entree? Or perhaps you’re looking for an extra-special deal to squash your midday hunger? Read on for some picks that’ll do just the trick.
Duke's Chowder House | Multiple locations
Stop into any of eight Duke’s Chowder House locations in and around Seattle for a hearty Pacific Northwestern seafood lunch. Combination options include the 1- or 2-piece cod or halibut and chips combo (with cup of clam chowder), The Duchess Combo (a half or full Crab Lover’s Club sandwich, cup of Lobster Pernod Chowder, and sweet potato fries), chowder and salad combo (choose from 4 starter salads and a small bowl of any chowder), Sailor Boy Sea Cod Taco Combo (1 taco and a cup of chowder), and the Rockin Rockfish Taco Combo. You'll also find an extensive variety of chef’s lunch specials.
Harried & Hungry | 1415 3rd Ave | 206-264-7900
Taste your way through cafe lunch specials at Harried & Hungry’s brick and mortar location in downtown Seattle. You’ll get half of your choice of housemade sandwiches, salads, wraps, and soups, and if you order online, you can also get priority pickup. Follow Harried & Hungry on Facebook for updates about rotating specials. Need lunch to come to you? Opt for box lunch delivery! Each one is made to order and includes your choice of box sandwich, wrap, or salad; fresh-baked cookie; Izze soda; Tim’s Cascade potato chips; condiments; napkins; and utensils.
India Gate | 3080 148th Ave SE, Suite 102, Bellevue | 425-747-1075
Over on the Eastside, meet your office buddies at India Gate for a weekday lunch buffet special. Pile your plate with all your favorite Indian curries and other specialty dishes. India Gate also offers catering so you and your holiday party or special event guests can enjoy your very own Indian buffet on location.
Nirmal's | 106 Occidental Ave S | 206-683-9701
This Pioneer Square Indian restaurant is known and loved for its lunchtime thalis -- a traditional 5-course spread of Indian bites. You can select the meat thali (which features soup, a vegetable-based side, meat, lentils, and dessert) or the vegetarian thali (soup, two vegetable-based dishes, lentils, and dessert). The 5 courses themselves rotate daily, and each thali is served with bread and rice.
Petra Bistro | 2501 4th Ave | 206-728-5389
For a soul-satisfying Mediterranean lunch in Belltown, look no further than Petra Bistro. Though you’ll find a long lineup of traditional specialities featured on the lunch menu, combo options include the soup and salad combo (house salad and your choice of soup of the day served with warm pita), the veggie combo (a vegetarian-friendly mixed plate featuring hummus, baba ghanouj, dolmathes, and falafel all served over a bed of rice and topped with garlic and tahini sauce), and the combo kabob (a mixed plate of chicken, kafta, lamb, and charbroiled veggie kabob all served over rice and topped with garlic sauce).
Soi | 1400 10th Ave | 206-556-4853
This Capitol Hill Thai staple serves up a handful of savory specials when lunch hour hits. Try the Khao Mun Gai (crispy or steamed chicken breast with garlic-ginger chicken broth rice, cucumber and spicy ginger sauce, and a side of soup), Victory Monument Noodles (egg noodles with BBQ pork, spinach, bean sprouts, soy sauce, crispy garlic, and cilantro), Moo Ping (pork tenderloin marinated in soy sauce, garlic, coriander, and coconut milk before skewered, barbecued, and served with nam jim jaew and a pot of sticky rice), or Gai Yahng Ha Dao (all-natural game hen marinated in fresh ginger, lemongrass, cilantro, garlic, and light soy sauce and cooked rotisserie-cart style; served with sweet chili sauce and a pot of sticky rice).