Seattle can be a difficult place to eat out without overspending.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ During my time in Seattle
I found several special restaurants to enjoy while on a budget.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½
The Best Bagels in Town
Located at 340 15th Ave E, on Capital Hill, the Bagel Deli bakes their own bagels daily. Many bagel flavors are availableÃ?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ including raisin, sesame seed, whole wheat, garlic and the new multi-grain bagel.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Cookies and other sweets are also made on location as well as soups and bagels.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Bagel Deli serves bagels with schmear, bagel sandwiches, bread sandwiches.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Choose from the menu, or design your own sandwich.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Bagel sandwiches are approximately $4.00 to $5.50. Cost lower for sandwiches with less ingredients.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Friendly staff and manager.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Children welcome.
Healthy Fast Food
The Magic Dragon has wonderful Chinese or Korean food, served cafeteria style.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ The magic bowl is rice with your choice of topping for under $ 4.50.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Brown rice is available.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ My omnivore companion likes the sesame chicken.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ My favorite dish is the Schechwan tofu, which includes large pieces of green peppers, carrots, onions, tofu and other vegetables in a spicey sauce.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Both tofu dishes are hot.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Customers with larger appetites have affordable choices which include fried rice or chow mein as well as an entree. The fried rice is good, and not too greasy. The chow mein has carrots, cabbage and other vegetables. Neither the fried rice nor chow mein have meat in them.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ The egg rolls have chicken in them, and the spring rolls do not.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Both are fried.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ All food is available for take out.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ SIde orders of fried rice or chow mein are less than $2.00.
Magic Dragon is located at 420 Broadway E.
Specialty’s Cafe and Bakery is located near the library at 1023 3rd.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Designed for takeout, Specialty’s does have a counter to sit at while enjoying your meal.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ My favorite sandwich is the peanut butter, which also has cranberry sauce and slices of banana and granny smith apple ($3.75 plus tax).Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Most sandwiches range from $4.50- $5.50.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Delicious soup flavors change daily.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Whole or side salads are available.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Specialty’s bakes their own excellentÃ?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ bread and pastries.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ The cookies are well worth their $1.50 price.
Delicious Asian Style
Annie’s Teriyaki is located 2246 NW Market in Ballard.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ My favorite dish is the mock chicken curry.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Wow!Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Fresh vegetables and fake meat in delicious yellow curry.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ A filling serving costs less than $6.00 plus tax.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ My companion enjoyed his chicken teriyaki, which does not come with vegetables.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ He enjoyed sampling the brown rice.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ A second companion has not been impressed with the brown rice in the past.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½ Hot tea is included for free with your meal.Ã?Â¯Ã?Â¿Ã?Â½