This was such a great thread last year that I wanted to resurrect a new version of it for those of us looking for great options of places to eat. I have taken most of the original posts and consolidated them into a new version for 2011. I have tried to make it a bit easier to locate places by including the address and website (where available). If a place has multiple locations I have listed the closest one to PAX. A huge thanks to MrDoctorProfessor for starting this list last year which I took many listings from and all of last years posters.
I have not and will not include large chain places like Subway, McDonald's, etc as those are boring and you can find them anywhere. I am going for places (fairly) unique to the Seattle area.
A notice to all out of towners going in large groups. Most places will charge an automatic gratuity of around 18% for groups 6 or more even if your service is subpar.
Disclaimer: I have not gone to 99% of these places they are all from users posts. If you feel a price level or description is wrong please let me know and I will adjust it.
As people post places in the thread I will update the spreadsheet listing on Google docs with those that make sense and have enough details. PLEASE include what you think the pricing is like in the $-$$$ format if you suggest a listing. If you don't give me details chances are I will say oh sounds cool but not list it because I don't know enough about it. Please at least give the pricing and type of food. If you can include the address, website, and distance that is even more helpful.
This list is getting big and I started including hours open and special notes so I have decided it is easier to just maintain 1 copy on Google docs than it is to update the Google docs copy then paste here like i was doing. This also makes the list look cleaner and it is much easier for people to sort however they want. So please check this link for the listing which will continue to be updated
Thanks for all the great suggestions and PM's keep them coming!
I have updated the spreadsheet with entries that I could find details on and that made sense to add as of 7/29/11. I did not add some suggestions that while looked very good were more than a few miles away as the goal is to be within walking or quick public transport distance.
I have added a link on the spreadsheet labeled "GMap" (Column heading "Show Me!") this is for those of us looking at the map on a mobile device that want to be able to get a map to the location from your current location (I was originally going to do it from the convention center but thought this was a better solution). Clicking this link will open up Google maps with a pin of the address and let you get directions. Oh ignore the yellow highlights (or don't) those are places I hope to visit is all... Listing
Go for the eyes Boo, GO FOR THE EYES!