Chinatown – International District

Just east of Pioneer Square, this eclectic neighborhood offers the city’s most diverse mix of authentic Asian cuisine and lively international flavor throughout its many shops, markets and art.  Hing Hay Park, the International Children’s Park and the International District/Chinatown Community Center invite everyone to play in one of Seattle’s most culturally-rich neighborhoods.

Let’s Talk Downtown Blog – Chinatown – International District
  • 25 August 2011 | 5:11 pm
    ScreenHunter_04 Aug. 26 09 “Only in Seattle” – a neighborhood marketing campaign from the city’s Office of Economic Development (OED) – recently kicked off its second year of celebrating locally-owned retail shops and restaurants in neighborhoods around the city. The Only in Seattle campaign began last year and highlighted five neighborhoods: Ballard, Columbia City, Georgetown, Rainier Valley and West Seattle. [...] Read More >>
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Maneki Restaurant

In existence for more than 100 years, the Maneki Restaurant is a beloved, traditional establishment that specializes in traditional, family-style Japanese food.  Their menu offers a wide variety of cuisine, from an assortment of sushi and sashimi dishes to ponzu and gyoza plates. 304 6th Ave S, Website

Kinokuniya Bookstore

This neighborhood bookstore houses an impressive collection of international books, cookbooks, manga, office supplies, paper goods and magazines. Located in the same complex as the food court in Uwajimaya, it’s the perfect place to grab a read while munching on traditional Asian baked goods, sushi, candy, Korean BBQ and more! 525 S Weller St, Website

Panama Hotel

Built in 1910, the Panama Hotel was designed by the first Japanese-American architect in Seattle, Sabro Ozasa. Enriched with history, the hotel contains the last remaining Japanese bathhouse in the United States. The Panama Hotel also features a large coffeehouse in its old lobby, 605 S Main St, Website

Asian American Arcade

The Wing Luke Museum is hosting an arcade like you’ve never seen before – in a museum. Discover, learn and explore the creative power behind the addictive, interactive medium that has spanned decades. The exhibit has paintings and imagery by seven local artists, as well as an interactive installation. 719 S King Street ,Website

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