Spending time in Wallingford? Get to know this Seattle neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a doughnut shop to a poke bar.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Wallingford, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Mighty-O Donuts
Topping the list is bakery and vegan spot Mighty-O Donuts, which offers doughnuts and more. Located at 2110 N. 55th St. (between 56th Street and North Kenwood Place), it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 759 reviews on Yelp.
Here, you'll find fair-trade, organic and sustainable coffee, as well as an assortment of cake and raised doughnuts, which include specialties like the lemon poppy seed glazed doughnut and the French toast-inspired doughnut — a spiced cake topped with maple glaze.
2. 45th Stop N Shop & Poke Bar
Next up is convenience store 45th Stop N Shop & Poke Bar, which offers poke and more, situated at 2323 N. 45th St. (between North Corliss and North Sunnyside avenues). With 4.5 stars out of 663 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The menu features build-your-own poke bowls and poke burritos with ingredients like salmon, shrimp, unagi, ginger, fried onions, avocado and more.
3. Fainting Goat Gelato
Fainting Goat Gelato, a spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and gelato, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1903 N. 45th St. (between North Meridian and North Burke avenues), 4.5 stars out of 629 reviews.
A slew of flavors like dark chocolate, mint and vanilla are on rotation daily. There are also such specialty flavors as Sicilian pistachio, Turkish hazelnut, honey lavender and pumpkin spice.
MiiR, a cafe, beer bar and outdoor gear spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 135 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3400 Stone Way North (between 35th and 34th streets) to see for yourself.
The brand, best known for its sustainable water bottles, offers espresso drinks, beer on tap, baked goods, sandwiches, matcha and more.