International District, Seattle Places

Part of our Seattle travel guide; our list of the best things to see in International District, including Hing Hay Park, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience and Seattle Buddhist Church.
  • The best place in International District Seattle: Hing Hay Park

    Hing Hay Park

    423 Maynard Ave S
    A small park in the center of Chinatown. Though you're not too likely to see old folks doing tai chi or playing checkers, it still has character.
    Downtown food nearby
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

    Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

    719 S King St
    95 students/seniors, $8.95 children. The first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, this museum features exhibits and programs related to pan-Asian American art, history, and culture as well as historic immersion and neighborhood walking tours.
    International District eat nearby
  • Seattle Buddhist Church

    1427 S Main St
    In the summer the community hosts a Japanese bon odori festival on the street out front.
    Central District restaurants nearby
  • Uwajimaya Village

    Uwajimaya Village

    600 5th Ave S
    M-Sa 8AM-10PM, Su 9AM-9PM. The commercial, if not cultural, hub of the I.D. is Uwajimaya Village, a huge Japanese supermarket with many smaller eateries and a branch of the Kinokuniya bookstore. If you need anything at all from Japan while in Seattle, this is the place to find it.
  • Phnom Penh Noodle House

    Phnom Penh Noodle House

    660 S King St
    M-Tu,Th 9AM-8PM, F 9AM-8:30PM, Sa 8:30AM-8:30PM, Su 8:30AM-8PM, W closed. Cambodian noodles and rice dishes which are considerably more exciting than Al Gore, who appears in a photo with the owner.
    International District
  • Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant

    Green Leaf Vietnamese Restaurant

    418 8th Ave S
    If celebrity chef Mario Batali and the Iron Chef America Chairman can eat here, so can (and will) you.
    International District
  • House of Hong

    409 8th Ave S
    Su-Th 9:30AM-10PM, F-Sa 9:30AM-11PM. While more expensive, they do have parking on-site, which is a good clue that this is not very authentic. Their Lo Mai Gai is larger than other restaurants, as you are served only one bundle per order instead of the standard two or three. This makes sharing your Lo Mai gai awkward, and it tends to stick to the leaves in a glutenious unnatural manner.
    International District
  • Malay Satay Hut

    212 12th Ave S
    M,W-F 11:30AM-2:30PM and 5PM-10PM, Sa-Su noon-3PM and 5PM-10PM, Tu closed. Worth trying mango chicken.
    International District
  • Tamarind Tree

    1036 S Jackson St
    Su-Th 10AM-10PM, F-Sa 10AM-midnight. It is worth the awkward crawl through Seattle's steepest and most congested parking lot to relax with a Tamarind Soda next cool contempo style fountain. Tamarind Tree is an anomoly in Little Saigon, to say the least. Three Vietnamese brothers created an atmosphere that feels like it should be located in a Belltown Hotel rather than a Vietnamese ghetto. Tamarind Tree packs in more flavors for under $9 than any other restaurant. Try the Fish Paste with Bacon, or the Seven Courses of Beef. Be amazed at how high quality service, sauces, and appetizers can be served up artfully for Little Saigon prices. Eat your spring rolls with a side of fresh peanut sauce.
    International District
  • Fuji Sushi

    520 S Main St
    Lunch M-F 11:30AM-2PM, Dinner Su-Th 5PM-9:30PM, F-Sa 5PM-10PM. Open for lunch, just around the corner from Maneki. Smaller pieces, a bit pricer, but fresh and tasty.
  • Sichuanese Cuisine

    Sichuanese Cuisine

    1048 S Jackson St
    The name in Chinese is Lao Sichuan (Old Sichuan Restaurant). Great dry-fried beans with chicken. Simpler hotpot than at Seven Stars Pepper, with tasty dumplings.
    International District
  • Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel

    Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel

    The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, also referred to as the Metro Bus Tunnel, is a 1.3-mile public transit tunnel that runs the length of downtown Seattle, from 9th Avenue and Pike Street to 5th Avenue S. and S. Jackson Street. Approved by Metro Transit in 1983, construction began in 1987. It was completed and service began in 1990, at a total cost of $455 million. In May 2000, the King County Council transferred ownership to Sound Transit but ownership was transferred back to King County Metro in 2002.
  • Maneki Restaurant

    Maneki Restaurant

    304 6th Ave S
    Tu-Su 5:30PM-10:30PM, M closed. Very good sushi, as well as many non-sushi Japanese dishes. The restaurant claims to be at least 100 years old, although it has moved since its estimated founding date in 1904, and is considerably smaller than the grand space it occupied prior to World War II. Their sushi pieces are very large, and their prices are very reasonable. Only open for dinner.
  • Starbucks

    505 5th Ave S
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
  • Samurai Noodle

    Samurai Noodle

    606 5th Ave S
    Seattle' Best Authentic Ramen Shop
  • Tamarind Tree

    Tamarind Tree

    1036 S Jackson St Ste A
  • Jade Garden

    Jade Garden

    424 7th Ave S
  • Green Leaf

    Green Leaf

    418 8th Ave S
    Welcome and thank you for choosing Green Leaf! Our site is presently under construction to better service you. If you have any questions, please email or call us. Stay tunned! - Ridgley Huang
    International District
  • Shanghai Garden

    Shanghai Garden

    524 6th Ave S
  • Thai Curry Simple

    Thai Curry Simple

    406 5th Ave S
    Thai Curry Simple : : : Bangkok Street Eating Place@Seattle
  • Maneki Restaurant

    Maneki Restaurant

    304 6th Ave S
    This is the homepage of Maneki Restaurant.
  • Uwajimaya Asian Food & Gift Market

    Uwajimaya Asian Food & Gift Market

    600 5th Ave S
    Serving the Pacific Northwest since 1928. Uwajimaya is the premier provider of the freshest meat, produce, seafood and the largest selection of Asian groceries and gifts.
  • Chinese Community Bulletin Board

    Chinese Community Bulletin Board

    511 Seventh Ave. S
  • Salon of Shame

    Salon of Shame

    Theatre Off Jackson409 7th Ave S
  • Seattle Chinese China Town

    Seattle Chinese China Town

    675 S King St
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