Vashon is home to some of the top restaurants in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area, as well as the United States as a whole. Visitors and community members alike may find themselves inundated with the quality choices at hand. Some visitors may even opt to stay for multiple days in an effort to enjoy multiple Vashon eateries.
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LYAD’S SERIAN GRILL
Looking for a delicious and filling meal without the weight of enjoying it in a restaurant? Turn to Lyad’s Syrian Grill food truck located in The Lodges parking lot, across from the King County Library. Open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays this food truck delivers authentic Aleppo cuisine and Mediterranean specialties.
The Best Vashon Restaurants
May Kitchen + Bar is a national and locally acclaimed Thai restaurant known for its tableside presentations, straight-from Thailand decorative interior, and sophisticated service. Most recently the restaurant was listed in Seattle Eater as one of the cities 38 Standout Dining Destinations. In years past it has been listed in Travel + Leisure’s Best Thai Restaurants in the U.S. and was a part of OpenTable’s top 100 restaurants in the nation. The restaurant is owned and operated by May Chaleoy and Tom Schwaegler. Be sure to try their Phad Thai, Yum Phak Boong, and cocktail collections.
The Ruby Brink is a bar, butcher shop, restaurant, and minor grocer. It is owned and ran by pop-up veterans Lauren Garaventa and Rustle Biehn as well as the experienced craft mixologist Jake Heil. Known for their Meat & Noodle soup offering as well as a menu that changes daily, they also provide shoppers with an affordable way to shop from Vashon Island farms. They opened in 2019, at which point a feature article in Seattle Eater was written.
Bramble House’s owner and head chef Lia Lira is known in the culinary industry for having an incredibly impressive resume which includes time working in, directing and opening Michelin-star restaurants. Fans of Top Chef may also remember her from her time on the show in season three.
The restaurant is housed in a 1943 island home located on the main highway. It has a rotating, seasonal menu and offers free lunches for anyone in need.