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List of Women Owned Restaurants in Seattle

List of Women Owned Restaurants in Seattle
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Updated: 4/3/2024 | Women Owned Restaurants in Seattle

While you should support women-owned restaurants anytime you can, there are some particularly great times to support women, such as August 26 for Women’s Equality Day, March 8 for International Women’s Day, and all month long in March for Women’s History Month.

It’s crazy that women could only own homes since 1974, thanks to the women’s mortgage liberation. Before then, it was legal for financial institutions to refuse loans to unmarried women, or to require them to have a male co-signer. (Source

We’ve come a long way and there is still much further to go!

To help you celebrate the success of women’s entrepreneurship and equality, we’ve compiled this list of women-owned restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bars in the Greater Seattle area. Some businesses may be co-owned by men.

Don’t see your business? We would love to include you!

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Women-Owned Restaurants in Seattle

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Brimmer and Heeltap | Jen Doak
The Fat Hen | Sammie Meyers
Hood Famous Bakeshop | Chera Amlag
Stoup Brewing | Lara Zahaba and Robyn Schumacher
King’s Hardware | Linda Derschang
Little Tin Goods & Apothecary Cabinet | Frankie Goodman & Kalei Apo
Populuxe Brewing | Amy Besunder
Rosellini’s | Suzanne Rosellini
Sip and Ship | Diana Naramore
The Walrus and the Carpenter | Renee Erickson
Wild Mountain Cafe | Connie Stone


Artisan Cafe | Lilly Tran-Nguyen
Bang Bang Cafe | Miki and Yuki Sodos
Bangrak Market | SangDuen Auesiriwong | Watch Our Reel
Cyclops Cafe | Gina Kaukola
La Parisienne French Bakery | Christine Morin
Tilikum Place Café | Ba Culbert

Beacon Hill

Bar del Corso | Angelina Tolentino
Clock-Out Lounge | Jodi Ecklund and Denise Burnside
Homer | Sara Knowles
Musang | Melissa Miranda
Perihelion Brewery | Karin Paulsen
Petite Soif | Lauren Feldman and Shawn Mead
The Station Coffeehouse | Leona Rodriguez
Tippe and Drague | Melissa Cabal

Capitol Hill

Ada’s Technical Books & Cafe | Danielle Hulton
Al Bacha | Nadia Belmounaz
Altura | Rebecca Lockwood
Amandine Bakeshop – Permanently Closed | Sara Naftaly
Annapurna Cafe | Roshita Shrestha
Atulea | Kathy Wang
Bar Melusine | Renee Erickson
Bateau | Renee Erickson
Biang Biang Noodles | Alison Deng | Watch Our Reel
The Belmont | Carmen Brown
Cafe Presse | Joanne Herron
Capitol Cider | Julie Tall
D’la Santa Steakhouse | Sthephanie I. Villaseñor | Watch Our Reel
Dumpling Tzar | Jesse Barrabee Parry
Gemini Room | Tanner Mclaughlin, Jackie Proctor, and loana Andrei
Glo’s | Julie Reisman
Hello Robin Cookies | Robin Wehl Martin
Hot Mama’s Pizza | Krista Nelson
Jilted Siren | Amy Graham | Watch Our Reel
Kedai Makan | Lucy Ye | Watch Our Reel
Knee High Stocking Co. | Michelle Valko and Pamela Carpio
Lark | JM Enos and Kelly Ronan
Slab Sandwiches and Pie | JM Enos and Kelly Ronan
Linda’s Tavern | Linda Derschang
Little Oddfellows | Linda Derschang
Mamnoon | Racha Haroun
Manao | Montida Lertkiasakul and Teeraya Cezaux
Marmite | Sara Naftaly
Mia’s Off-Broadway Cafe | Mia Lawrence
Monsoon | Sophie Banh
Montana | Kate Opatz and Rachel Marshall
Nacho Borracho | Kate Opatz and Rachel Marshall
NEKO Cafe | Caitlin Unsell
Nuflours | Phebe Rossi
Oddfellows Cafe + Bar | Linda Derschang
Omega Ouzeri | Tana Mielke
Ooink | Jiaxin Wang
OOLA Capitol Hill | KT | Watch Our Reel
Optimism Brewing | Gay Gilmore
Osteria La Spiga | Sabrina Tinsley
Ox Burger | Sydney Clark | Watch Our Reel
Paper Fan Bar | Alison Deng | Watch Our Reel
Pie Bar | Natalie Stroeve
Plum Bistro | Makini Howell
Plum Chopped | Makini Howell
Poquitos | Courtney Fox
Ristorante Machiavelli | Suzette Jarding
Rock Box | Mindy Dodobara
Smith | Linda Derschang
SOI | Yuie Helseth
Spirit in the Bottle (inside Marmite) | Sara Naftaly
Sugar Hill | Anh Nguyen and Guitar Srisuthiamorn
Sugar Plum | Makini Howell
Sunset Fried Chicken Sandwiches | Monica Dimas
Taurus Ox | Sydney Clark & Jenessa Sneva | Watch Our Reel
Terra Plata | Tamara Murphy
Tin Table | Hallie Kuperman
Vermillion | Diana Adams
The Wandering Goose | Heather Earnhardt
Westman’s Bagel and Coffee | Monica Dimas
Wildrose | Shelley Brothers and Martha Manning
Yalla | Taylor Cheney
Yeti Bar | Roshita Shrestha

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Lao Burger from Taurus Ox

Central District

Bottleneck Lounge | Erin Nestor & Rebecca Denk
Byrek & Baguette | Natalie Gjekmarkaj
Cafe Selam | Abebu Wondem
Communion | Chef Kristi Brown
Cortona Cafe | Isolynn Dean
Ezell’s Famous Chicken | Faye Stephens 
Fat’s Chicken and Waffles | Erika White
Lowrider Baking Company | Emily Allport
PRŪF Café & Bar | Suzanne Mason
Squirrel Chops Coffee & Cuts | Shirley Henderson and Sharon Blyth-Moss
Two Doors Down | Erin Nestor & Rebecca Denk

Columbia City

Geraldine’s Counter | Stacey Hettinger
La Medusa | Meredith Molli
Taproot Cafe & Bar | Tiana Garret


Atrium Kitchen | Traci Calderon
Blarney Stone | Martha Fletcher
Deep Dive | Renee Erickson
Gelatiamo | Maria Coassin
Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub | Lucille McAleese
Oriental Mart | Leila Rosas | Watch Our Video
Pasta Casalinga | Michela Tartaglia
The Pink Door | Jackie Roberts
Pike Brewing Company | Rose Anne Finkel
Piroshki on Third | Alyssa Anderson | Watch Our Reel
Place Pigalle | Lluvia Walker
Plum Pantry | Makini Howell
Shug’s Soda Fountain and Ice Cream | Colleen Wilkie
Skalka | Mariia Tarasova | Watch Our Reel
Willmott’s Ghost | Renee Erickson


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First Hill

Vietlicious | Watch Our Reel


Cafe Turko | Süreyya Gökeri
Eve Fremont | Debra Russell and Jill Buchanan
Fremont Brewing | Sara Nelson
Kamonegi | Hiroko Asakura and Mutsuko Soma
Kin Len | Jennifer Politanont
Made in House | Jeanny Rhee | Watch Our Reel
Revel | Rachel Yang

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Salmon Kimbap from Made in House (Seattle, WA)


Deep Sea Sugar and Salt | Charlie Dunmire
Lowrider Baking Company | Emily Allport


Coyle’s Bakeshop | Rachael Coyle
North Star Diner & Shanghai Room | Caitlin Lombardi
Pizzeria La Rocca | Claudia Banu and Mariana Bodea | Watch Our Reel

Hillman City

Emma’s BBQ | Tess Thomas

Chinatown International District (CID)

Dim Sum King | Amy Eng
E-Jae Pak Mor | Pum Yamamoto | Watch Our Reel
Fort St. George | Ikuko Maekawa
Hood Famous Cafe and Bar | Chera Amlag
Kau Kau | Lynn Eng Chang
Maneki | Fusae Yokoyama
Noodle Zen | Yao Tip
Panama Hotel and Tea House | Jan Johnson
Pho Bac and Pho Bac Súp Shop | Yenvy Pham and Quynh Pham
Ping’s Dumpling | Ping Liu
Seattle Best Tea | Lydia Lin
Thai Place Restaurant | Yao Tip
The Boat | Yenvy Pham and Quynh Pham | Watch Our Reel
Tsukushinbo | Marin Caccam
Yummy House Bakery | Karen Poon


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Flying Pie Pizzeria | Katheryn Parker
Macky’s Dim Sum | Macky Wong


Bottle & Bull | Jessi Waldher
Volterra | Michelle Quisenberry
Vovina | Katy Ballard


Bistro Shirlee | Renee Erickson

Madison Park

Simply Soulful | Barbara Collins and Lillian Rambus

Madison Valley

The Harvest Vine | Carolin Messier


Bistro Turkuaz | Ugur Oskay
Bottlehouse | Soni Davé-Schock
Cafe Soleil | Kuri Teshome

Maple Leaf

Judy Fu’s Snappy Dragon | Judy Fu
Maple Bar | Katy Haima


Cafe Lago | Carla Leonardi

Mount Baker

Little Chengdu | Sia Zhang

Pioneer Square

Salumi | Martinique Grigg and Clara Veniard

Queen Anne

Betty | Angie Nelson
Citizen | Suzana Olmos
Queen Anne Coffee | Bri Ryan
Ozzie’s Diner | Kathy Mahoney | Watch Our Reel

Rainier Beach

Beach Bakery | Amy O’Connell

Rainier Valley

Bang Bang Kitchen | Miki and Yuki Sodos


Pair | Sarah Penn
Frank’s Oyster House | Sarah Penn


Pomegranate Bistro | Lisa Dupar
Woodblock | Carolyn Scott

South Park

Uncle Eddie’s | Keasa Jones

South Lake Union

Hurry Curry of Tokyo | Rebecca Yoshitani
Kati Vegan Thai | Fon Spaulding | Watch Our Reel

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Kati Vegan Thai

University District

Araya’s Place | Aratana Nualkhair
Xi’an Noodles | Lily Wu


Bizzarro Italian Cafe | Jaedra James
Friday Afternoon | Friday Elliott
Joule | Rachel Yang
Kate’s Pub | Kati Campbell
Pam’s Kitchen | Pam Jacob
Union Saloon | Michelle Magidow
The Whale Wins | Renee Erickson

West Seattle

Beveridge Place Pub | Terri Griffith
Driftwood | Jackie Mallahan
Freshy’s | Amber Bennett
Greenbridge Cafe | Blanca Rodriguez
Indulge Desserts LLC | Michele Auld
Lula Coffee Co | Taylor Platt
New Leaf Bistro | Shi Chen
Ounces | Laurel Trujillo
Phoenecia | Inaam Khazaal
Puffy Pandy | Donna Chan | Watch Our Reel

White Center

Dubsea Coffee | Sibelle Nguyen

Various Locations

Al Bacha (Capitol Hill and Belltown) | Nadia Belmounaz
Ba Bar (Downtown, Capitol Hill, and University Village) | Sophie Banh
Bakery Nouveau | Heather Leaman
Belle Epicurean | Carolyn Ferguson
Biscuit Bitch (Belltown, Downtown, Pioneer Square, and White Center) | Kimmie Spice
Buddha Bruddah | Andrea Mizer
Cone & Steiner (Capitol Hill and Downtown) | Dani Cone
Cupcake Royale (Ballard, Madrona, West Seattle, Downtown, and Burien) | Jody Hall
El Borracho (Downtown and Ballard) | Kittie Davidovich
Fran’s Chocolates | Fran Bigelow
Frankie & Jo’s (Capitol Hill and Ballard) | Autumn Martin and Kari Brunson
Fresh Flours | Etsuko Minematsu
Fuel Coffee (Wallingford, Montlake, and Capitol Hill) | Dani Cone
Full Tilt Ice Cream | Ann Magyar
General Porpoise Doughnuts (Capitol Hill, Downtown in the Amazon Spheres, Laurelhurst, and Pioneer Square) | Renee Erickson
Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery | Autumn Martin
Katsu Burger (Ballard, Bellevue, Capitol Hill, Federal Way, Georgetown, and Lynnwood) | Stephanie Kang
Lady Yum (Downtown, Kirkland, Pioneer Square, and SeaTac) | Megan Wagstaff
Layers Sandwich Co. Food Truck | Ashley Hardin
Macrina Cafe and Bakery (Belltown, Kent, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill, and SoDo)| Leslie Mackie
Marination Ma Kai | Roz Edison and Kamala Saxton
Molly Moon’s Ice Cream | Molly Moon
Mr. West (Downtown and University District) | Soni Davé-Schock
Mioposto (Mount Baker, Ravenna, Admiral, and Mercer Island) | Tiah Holt | Watch Our Reel
Rachel’s Ginger Beer | Rachel Marshall
Seattle Chocolate | Jean Thompson
Sunny Up Food Truck | Ande Janousek and Tara Zumpano
Sweet Alchemy | Lois Ko
Xi’an Noodles (University District and Downtown) | Lily Wu


Bellden Cafe | Claire Sumadiwirya
Cafe Aloe | Julie Wu
Crawfish Chef | Jessica Nguyen | Watch Our Reel
Fog Rose Atelier | Quyen Dang
Matcha Magic | Rachel Barnecut


Cafe Juanita | Holly Smith
Shaburina | Sabrina Kim | Watch Our Reel

CLOSED BUSINESSES – RIP to the businesses that fed and loved us.

  • Altstadt | Megan Coombes
  • Cheese Platters and More | Joyce Hosea
  • El Diablo Coffee | Jill Killen
  • Happy Grillmore | Kristine McGill
  • Honey Hole | Kristin Rye
  • Lazy Susan (now SZN Seattle) | Suzana Olmos
  • Lecosho | Jill Buchanan
  • Little Maria’s Pizza – Temporarily Closed | Nicole Stone
  • Little Neon Taco | Monica Dimas
  • Makeda & Mingus | Prashanthi Reddy
  • Marjorie | Donna Moodie
  • Neon Boots | Tracey Campbell
  • Orfeo | Terresa Davis
  • Parfait Ice Cream | Adria Shimada
  • Park Lane Public House | Jessi Waldher
  • Pettirosso | Yuki & Miki Sodos
  • Preserve & Gather | Kayla Blincow and Tess Smedley
  • Sémillon| Debbie Nam
  • Super Six | Roz Edison and Kamala Saxton
  • Sweet Iron Waffles | Adrienne Jeffrey
  • Tempesta | Terresa Davis
  • Tilth | Maria Hines
  • Vif | Lauren Feldman and Shawn Mead
  • Volunteer Park Cafe | Ericka Burke
  • Zane + Wylie’s Seattle Steakhouse | Terresa DavisZane + Wylie’s Seattle Steakhouse | Terresa Davis

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