In a world full of secret sauces, Spokane is the cultural hearth.
The best restaurants in Spokane ranked on overall food quality and flavor.
Recommendation: Clover’s bust is on the Mount Rushmore of Spokane’s best restaurants. Exceptional food at an affordable price.
Recommendation: If you were to bring Julia Child to one restaurant in Spokane, it would be Churchill’s.
Recommendation: Zola is the preferred party joint for much of Spokane — from hipsters all the way through to our dorky middle class that doesn’t get out too much.
Recommendation: Mirabeau won’t lend itself well toward a date night or business dinner, but during the breakfast hours it is one of the best joints in the metro.
Recommendation: Welcome to real Spokane. If you’re looking to enjoy some down-home Spokane fare, Jack & Dan’s is the place to do it from multiple perspectives.
Recommendation: The Safari Room caters to the business community. Its kitschy theme and above average menu provide for appropriate ambiance as you ply business with your colleagues.
Recommendation: Downriver Grill is likely the best affordable fine dining experience in Spokane. Much of their food is locally sourced and their menu is creative.
Recommendation: Host a business dinner or bring a date to the Park Lodge Restaurant. The food rests on the staples yet is creatively prepared.
Recommendation: Go to Anthony’s for a drink. Don’t waste your money on food.
Recommendation: Spencer’s is one of Spokane’s best restaurants. Perfect cuts of meat cooked over a high heat paired with a robust list of fine wines and libations. You will not be disappointed.
Recommendation: The Wandering Table’s menu is the most creative in the metro. Affordable, delicious, and a great wine selection. Among the upper-tier restaurants in Spokane, The Wandering Table competes handily despite the low prices.
Recommendation: Put El Guacho on your bucket list. Get the filet Pittsburgh Style and have your server pair it with something nice.
Recommendation: Wisconsinburger is among the hippest joints in Spokane’s market. Affordable, delicious, house-made, and a great beer selection. Go eat at Wisconsinburger.
Recommendation: Crafted is a marquee Coeur d’Alene restaurant destination. Cheap yet excellent food. Crafted is one of the handful of metro Spokane restaurants that defines our food scene.
Recommendation: Steelhead provides a rewarding Spokane dining experience. It’s vast bourbon selection and affordable, creative menu are a winning combination.
Recommendation: Twigs knows what it’s trying to be — a modern mid-market restaurant that is capable of pleasing many demographics. Whether it’s a business lunch, family dinner, or cocktails after work, Twigs can abide.
Recommendation: When you’re in DC, eat at Charlie Palmer’s Steak. Perfect food and wine. Make sure and finish the meal with a tawny that’s older than you are.
Recommendation: Love The Snake Pit! It’s the most unique man-made destination in north Idaho. Just let that north Idaho culture wash over you in all of its splendor.
Recommendation: Quiet and classy, Mizuna is a perfect place to bring a date.
Recommendation: The Grande Terrace Bar is the place to be seen on a summer’s evening in Spokane but don’t go there hungry.
Recommendation: The Flying Goat is the best artisan pizza joint in town. Affordable prices, great service, and comfy neighborhood atmosphere is a winning recipe.