4.4
29 votes

Skillet Diner

1400 E Union St, Seattle, Washington 98122 USA

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Reasonable
Open Now
Wed 7a-10p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms

“modern American food with a twist”

In 2007, Chef Josh Henderson created Skillet Street Food in Seattle, one of the first food experiences of what has since become a prototype for the national street food movement that has swept the country. Out of a vintage Airstream trailer, he created innovative lunch menus based on American-inspired food prepared with classic technique and seasonal ingredients. The reception from Seattle'ites was immediate and passionate. They were drawn to the chef driven food, the excitement of being a part of a new, energetic, urban experience, and to the intimate involvement through the use of social media channels that intensified the connection with the Skillet brand.Since then, the business has grown up. Josh is still creating great menus served throughout the streets of Seattle from the Airstream. But Skillet is now much more than that. It is a thriving catering enterprise, supporting weddings, private parties, and corporate events throughout the Pacific Northwest. It is a food products business, distributing its signature Bacon Jam product through retailers across the US and Canada. And, in the Spring of 2011, it will become a brick-and-mortar restaurant located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.The original street food business has become a brand but has not strayed from its roots. The thread is still there: great food prepared with care, technique and the best of ingredients; an innovative experience that consistently surprises and satisfies; and a feeling of being personally connected to Skillet, in all its manifestations. We see this as our mission - to continue to deliver on these themes and to continue to find new channels though which we can expand the brand and the family of loyal Skillet customers.

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Reviewed by
nick101

  • 72 Reviews
  • 23 Helpful
October 30, 2014
Rated 4.0

The place is perfect for when you are into outdoor dining especially when you would want to spend your time eating with your friends or loved ones! The amazing atmosphere of the place makes your breakfast wonderful!

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Reviewed by
mlady1986

  • 1 Review
  • 2 Helpful
September 18, 2014
Rated 5.0

Rockfish po'boy is absolutely delicious and entirely too big a meal for one person. But so so good, yum!

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Tatiana Danger

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  • 637 Helpful
March 30, 2016
Rated 4.0

If you only get one meal in Seattle, make it at Skillet. Open for every meal (and you'll probably come back more than once) you can get pork belly on waffles, chilaquiles, grilled cheese sammies, and tons more. Mmm...

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Anna Hider

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  • 1,280 Reviews
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February 16, 2016
Rated 3.0

They're really famous for their bacon jam. They make awesome food, brunch especially, but the atmosphere is a little pretentious. This is definitely the kind of place you need to bring an appetite to, since the food is decadent.

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Skillet Diner

1400 E Union St
Seattle, Washington
98122 USA

Hours

Open now until 10:00 pm
  • Sun - Thu: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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