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.
The best restaurants in Spokane ranked on overall food quality and flavor.
Recommendation: Is Flatstick Pub a joint where upstanding bureaucrats, politicians, attorneys and local businesspeople choose to hang out? No. We prefer our beer and pizza playing real golf.
In a world full of secret sauces, Spokane is the cultural hearth.
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: 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.