10 Best Halal Restaurants In Seattle, Washington

halal restaurants in seattle

The largest city of Washington State, Seattle, is a seaport city surrounded by water, mountains, and forests, giving lots of options to its visitors. This vibrant urban city is a technology hub, but also offers immense areas of parkland. Its most iconic landmarks include the futuristic Space Needle, the fancy Museum of Pop Culture, the historic Pike Place Market, and the Olympic Sculpture Park. The city is also known for its farm-to-table dining venues, while there is a good deal of restaurants that offer halal food for those looking for it. Try these delicacies when you visit the city. Read on to see which are the best halal restaurants in Seattle, Washington.

1. Cafe Turko

In the heart of Seattle, an authentic Turkish restaurant promises a fine dining experience with unique flavors from the Mediterranean, the Middle East, the Balkans, and Central Asia as well. At Cafe Turko, alongside the meat-based dishes, they also prepare vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, and halal meat dishes, so there is something for everyone. The setting is quite quirky and features colorful umbrellas hung upside down from the ceiling, while the place is family-friendly too, so don’t hesitate to bring your kids.

Cafe Turko

Address: 750 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Website: Cafe Turko

Opening hours: 10am - 9.30pm (daily)

2. Aladdin Gyro-cery & Deli

Posted by Aladdin Gyro-cery on Friday, 4 March 2016

One of the few and best places around the University district that you can get late night food, Aladdin Gyro-cery serves mostly Mediterranean cuisine and has a partial halal menu as well. The restaurant’s staff verbally inform the customers about the halal status. Among the dishes served, there is chicken gyro sandwich, beef gyro, falafel, and hummus, but save some space in your belly for a stupendous piece of baklava (dessert soaked in honey and nuts). The place is also wheelchair-accessible.

Aladdin Gyro-cery & Deli

Address: 4143 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Facebook: Aladdin Gyro-cery & Deli

Opening hours: Mon - Wed & Sat: 10am - 2.30am; Thu & Fri: 10am - 3.30am; Sun: 11am - 2.30am

3. Mamnoon Street

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Posted by Mamnoon Street on Monday, 10 December 2018

If you are looking for some serious Lebanese/Syrian culinary delights, then head to Mamnoon Street and you won’t be disappointed. Although it’s not advertised, they do serve halal meat, which is actually mentioned in their menu. Their delicious menu includes tasty baba ganoush, chicken shawarma, a number of mezze (small plates), side dishes, and sandwiches among others. It is the ideal place to organize your private event, as there is the possibility to book the whole venue.

Mamnoon Street

Address: 2020 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Website: Mamnoon Street

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 8pm

4. Burger and Kabob Hut

Posted by Burger and Kabob Hut on Monday, 13 September 2010

A long-standing burger restaurant, Burger and Kabob Hut serves halal food and makes for a great choice for street food. There is a clear halal certificate sign at the restaurant’s premises, while the place is alcohol-free. Its juicy burgers are also suitable for vegetarians, and a number of side dishes, such as cheese fries or onion rings are also available. Popular burgers are the chicken masala burger and the paneer masala one, but kebob is a favorite dish as well. Don’t forget to try the splendid milk shakes!

Burger and Kabob Hut

Address: 4142 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Website: Burger and Kabob Hut

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10.30am - 3am; Fri & Sat: 10.30am - 4am

5. Shawarma King

Posted by Shawarma King on Friday, 9 September 2016

Another kabab place located in the University district and a student-favorite as well, the Shawarma King is dedicated to providing exceptional food using the finest ingredients. The cuisine is Egyptian and Mediterranean, and as such, it naturally serves falafel, gyros, kabab, and shawarma, while halal meat is also available. Vegetables and meats are both prepared fresh daily to keep high-quality standards. This place is ideal for those returning from a night-out or those craving some street food at 2am.

Shawarma King

Address: 4337 University Way NE Seattle, WA 98105

Website: Shawarma King

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 2am; Fri & Sat: 11am - 3am

6. The Berliner Doner Kebab

A full halal menu alongside other Turkish and German delicacies are offered in this intimate counter-serve setting. Doner kebab, including chicken and lamb, are served on a German flatbread, which holds pretty efficiently the tasty filling. All sauces (yogurt as well) are homemade, and the same goes with halal meat (chicken, lamb, and beef), which is roasted in-house. Other gastronomical delights not to be missed are ciabatta rolls, Greek-style pita, and spinach wraps. Vegetarian doner sandwiches are also available.

The Berliner Doner Kebab

Address: 221 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

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Opening hours: Mon - Tue: 11am - 4pm; Wed - Sat: 11am - 7pm (closed on Sundays)

7. Cafe Zum Zum

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Posted by Cafe Zum Zum on Tuesday, 28 February 2017

For more than 25 years, Cafe Zum Zum has been serving the city of Seattle with the greatest Indian and Pakistani flavors. Operating during the weekdays and only for lunch (or late breakfast!), the restaurant takes pride in providing a delightful eating experience. Their menu consists of a wide range of curry dishes that are either vegetarian or made with beef, chicken, or lamb. Gorgeous open sandwiches, soups, and salads are also available, while halal-friendly food is also offered.

Cafe Zum Zum

Address: 823 3rd Ave #104, Seattle, WA 98104

Website: Cafe Zum Zum

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 3pm (closed on weekends)

8. Olympic Express

Posted by Olympic Express Halal Restaurant on Friday, 3 April 2015

This fine Asian restaurant combines flavors from different parts of Asia like China, Vietnam, and Thailand, creating a fabulous food experience. The restaurant’s Muslim owners have confirmed its halal status, while the place is alcohol-free. Notable dishes are certainly the special fried rice, the beef noodle soup, the house steak, and the teriyaki. Facilities of the place include wheelchair accessibility, parking availability, and child-friendliness.

Olympic Express

Address: 7101 Martin Luther King Jr Way S Ste 107 Seattle, WA 98118

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Opening hours: 11am - 8.30pm (daily)

9. Bananas Grill

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Posted by Bananas Grill on Monday, 21 May 2012

Serving authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fast food, Bananas Grill is a great place to grab something on-the-go or even sit and have your meal at the inviting premises. In the menu, you will find clear signs that halal food is served as well. Among your mouth-watering options here, there are delicious burgers, entry plates, wraps, gyros, and also a lovely kids’ menu, all of them either vegetarian or meat-based, but certainly home-style dishes. Make sure you try shawarma, Somali spiced chai, mango smoothie, and Greek fries!

Bananas Grill

Address: 4556 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98108

Website: Bananas Grill

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 9pm; Sun: 12am - 9pm

10. Persepolis Grill

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Perhaps one of the best Persian and Middle Eastern restaurants in Seattle, Persepolis Grill offers halal food, vegetarian options, as well as vegan options. This family-owned place makes sure customers are treated like friends and leave the place satisfied and happy. The beef and chicken are great, while dolmas, hummus, and cucumber yogurt are exceptional, so give them a try. If you plan to have a special event, like a birthday party, a wedding, or even catering in an Iranian environment, then this is the right place.

Persepolis Grill

Address: 5517 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Website: Persepolis Grill

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri & Sat: 12pm - 11pm

Seattle has something for every taste

As seen above, the city of Seattle doesn’t run short of different eating options, so if you wish to have halal food, then it’s easy to find it here. So, you basically get to enjoy all the beauties of the city, while at the same have the food of your choice. Doesn’t that sound like a good deal?

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