The Results Are in & the 2015 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

The Results Are in & the 2015 Best of South Seattle Winners Are…

Welcome to the 5th annual Best of South Seattle Reader’s Choice Awards – the definitive list of who to know, where to eat and what to do in Seattle’s most vibrant community. Big thanks to the hundreds of readers who took the time to vote their local faves!


  • Best Attorney: Jeannie O’Brien/Selander O’Brien PLLC (Columbia City)
  • Best Dentist: Dr. Linn/Seward Park Family Dental (Lakewood/Seward Park)
  • Best Doctor: Dr. Sara Waterman/PacMed (Beacon Hill)
  • Best Hair Stylist: Shelly Osborn/The Parlour (Columbia City)
  • Best Insurance Agent: Jeffrey Taylor/State Farm Insurance (Columbia City)
  • Best Massage Therapist: Stephanie Levine/Well Fit Seattle (Columbia City)
  • Best Pet Sitter: Randy Wade/PetPals
  • Best Photographer: Dani Weiss/Dani Weiss Photography (Hillman City)
  • Best Real Estate Agent: Serena Heslop*/Windermere (Mount Baker)


  • Best Auto Shop: Lioe’s Automotive* (Beacon Hill)
  • Best Bakery: Columbia City Bakery* (Columbia City)
  • Best Bar: Lottie’s Lounge* (Columbia City)
  • Best Coffee Shop: Empire Espresso* (Columbia City)
  • Best Dry Cleaner: Seward Park Cleaners (Lakewood/Seward Park)
  • Best Grocery: PCC* (Columbia City)
  • Best Gym: Columbia City Fitness Center* (Columbia City)
  • Best Happy Hour: Salted Sea (Columbia City)
  • Best Nail Salon: Lily Nails* (Genesee)
  • Best Playground: Seward Park (Lakewood/Seward Park)
  • Best P-Patch: Hillman City P-Patch (Hillman City)
  • Best Public Art: Global Garden Shovel by Victoria Fuller (Columbia City)
  • Best Preschool: Magic Lantern* (Hillman City)
  • Best Veterinarian: Dr. Young/Rainier Beach Veterinary Hospital (Rainier Beach)


  • Best Banh Mi Sandwich: Paris Bakery* (Columbia City)/Tony’s Bakery (Hillman City)
  • Best Breakfast: Geraldine’s Counter* (Columbia City)
  • Best Burger: Bent Burger* (Lakewood/Seward Park)
  • Best Cheap Eats: Taco truck at Rainier & Graham (Hillman City)
  • Best Date-Night Restaurant: La Medusa* (Columbia City)
  • Best Lunch: Columbia City Ale House (Columbia City)
  • Best Dinner: Island Soul Caribbean Cuisine (Columbia City)
  • Best Halal Food: Mawadda Café (Brighton)
  • Best Italian: Pizzuto’s Italian Café* (Seward Park)
  • Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant: Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria* (Columbia City)
  • Best New Eatery: Super Six (Columbia City)
  • Best Pho: Pho Bac Restaurant* (Mount Baker)
  • Best Pizza: Flying Squirrel Pizza Co.* (Lakewood/Seward Park)
  • Best Taco Truck: Tacos El Asadero* (Genesee)
  • Best Take-Out: Big Chickie (Hillman City)
  • Best Thai: Thai Recipe (Mount Baker)


  • Best Thing in Southeast Seattle That’s Not Included Here: Seward Park

*Multi-year winner!



  1. Great list of the Best of…. I see a few places to try out this year! Nice that I can just refer back to your page later in the year to refresh my memory!

  2. what do the asterisks mean?

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