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Explore the 4 most popular spots in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood
8oz Burger & Co | Photo: Ziyan C./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 15, 2020.

Visiting First Hill, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Seattle neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a pizzeria to a tattoo shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in First Hill, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Italian Family Pizza

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Topping the list is Italian spot Italian Family Pizza, which offers pizza and more. Located at 1028 Madison St. (between Boren and Terry avenues), it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 916 reviews on Yelp. 

Open since 2012, Italian Family Pizza offers hand-tossed Brooklyn-style pizza, salads with homemade dressing, homemade meatballs, calzones and more on the menu. 

2. 8oz Burger & Co

Photo: Kate N./Yelp

Next up is bar 8oz Burger & Co, which offers burgers, salads and more, situated at 1401 Broadway (between Union and Pike streets). With four stars out of 1,628 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

Try the unique fondue burger, topped with red wine-braised shallots, gruyere fondue, garlic aioli and onion broth. There are also 50 different bottles of whiskey available, as are craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails.

3. Laughing Buddha Seattle

photo: Nina S./yelp

Tattoo and piercing spot Laughing Buddha Seattle is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1121 E. Union St. (between 12th and 11th avenues), 4.5 stars out of 489 reviews. 

The shop, which opened in 1996, offers full-body piercings including industrial/bar piercings, tongue piercings and lip piercings. Laughing Buddha Seattle also offers custom tattoos. 

4. Kaladi Brothers Coffee

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Kaladi Brothers Coffee, a bakery that offers coffee, tea and bagels, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 298 Yelp reviews. Head over to 517 E. Pike St. (between Summit and Belmont avenues) to see for yourself. 

On the menu, you'll find Italian soda, espresso drinks, cold brew coffee and loose leaf tea with alternative milk options like soy milk, hemp milk and almond milk. 


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