Nachos are that shareable snack to gather around and dig in, piled high with plenty of goodness in the form of tasty toppings such as beans, sour cream, cheese, salsa, jalapeños and more. While some places will skimp and just scatter some cheese over tortilla chips with a dollop of pico, these Seattle spots will bring you a platter of nachos piled high with delicious toppings for a fantastic feast.
Ballard Loft | 5105 Ballard Avenue NW | 206-420-2737
These are fully customizable nachos, from the base to the protein on top of loads of other delicious toppings. The Nacho Grande has a base of yellow corn tortilla chips (swap out tots for some TOT-chos instead), with black beans, pickled jalapeños, pico de gallo, colby jack cheese, sour cream and guacamole. Choose from chicken, bacon or ground beef! The Nacho Poco is just a smaller version, if you’re snacking on smaller size.
Belltown Pub | 2322 1st Avenue | 206-448-6210
Get your pub fare fix at Belltown Pub, where the nachos are grande and covered with all the goods. Choose from carne asada, pollo or al pastor for your protein topping, and enjoy the combination of flavors from black beans, corn, onions, cheddar cheese and jalapeños. Sides of pico de gallo, avocado slices, poblano salsa and sour cream are ready for dipping!
Mama's Cantina | 2234 2nd Avenue | 206-728-6262
With nachos praised to be piled “as high as the Space Needle”, you’re getting your money’s worth for a hearty plate of nachos at Mama’s Cantina. These tortilla chips are loaded with a three cheese blend, plus tomatoes, scallions, jalapeños, queso, salsa verde and sour cream. Add chicken, carne asada or slow-roasted pork to make it even better!
Pecado Bueno | 4307 Fremont Avenue N | 206-457-8837
Classic nachos await at Pecado Bueno. A blend of three cheeses makes up the gooey, melty goodness that holds the nachos together. The pile of chips and cheese is topped with generous helpings of black beans, corn, tomatoes, jalapeños, guacamole, Mexican sour cream and pico de gallo. Just add grilled chicken or pork carnitas for more protein and deliciousness with every bite.
Peso's Kitchen & Lounge | 605 Queen Anne Avenue N | 206-283-9353
Head to Peso’s Kitchen & Lounge for a step up from classic nachos, to a dish of crafted amazingness. Going beyond the basics, Peso’s nachos have queso Oaxaca, black beans, radishes, lime clabber crema, jalapeño coulis, guajillo salsita and the main event, smoked Townsend Monterey Jack cheese. Add chorizo sausage or chicken for extra protein.