Check out the 4 most popular spots in Seattle's Lake City neighborhood

Check out the 4 most popular spots in Seattle's Lake City neighborhood
Loxicha Authentic Oaxaca Cuisine | Photo: Roxanna Z./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Spending time in Lake City? Get to know this Seattle neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a sandwich shop to an Ethiopian restaurant. 

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

1. Tubs Gourmet Subs

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Topping the list is Tubs Gourmet Subs. Located at 11064 Lake City Way NE, Suite 16 (between 113rd Street and Northgate Way), it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 442 reviews on Yelp. 

On the menu, you'll find an assortment of sandwiches, including tuna and Italian subs, as well as avocado BLTs, French dip roast beef, jerk chicken and more.

2. Jebena Cafe

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Next up is Ethiopian spot Jebena Cafe, situated at 1510 N.E. 117th St. (between North 15th Avenue and North Pinehurst Way). With 4.5 stars out of 389 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

A variety of protein-centric dishes are available at this top-rated spot, including beef tibs sautéed in berbere sauce; the chicken-based doro wat meal with onions, tomatoes and butter; and qey wot, deep-cooked lamb sautéed with seasonal greens. 

3. 2C Thai Bistro & Spirits

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Thai spot 2C Thai Bistro & Spirits is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 12506 Lake City Way NE (between North 31st Avenue and 127th Street), 4.5 stars out of 299 reviews. 

2C Thai Bistro & Spirits serves up woks, curries, fried rice and noodles with a choice of protein — beef, pork, chicken, prawns, seafood or tofu. 

4. Loxicha Authentic Oaxaca Cuisine

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Loxicha Authentic Oaxaca Cuisine, a food truck and Mexican spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with five stars out of 92 Yelp reviews. Head over to 11552 15th Ave. NE (between 117th and 115th streets) to see for yourself. 

The food truck serves up Oaxacan dishes like mole, chapulines (grasshoppers) and the tlayuda, a fried tortilla topped with beans, tomatoes, avocado, Oaxacan cheese and your choice of meat.

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