Best Things to Do and Eat on Alki Beach – Seattle Bucket List

When the sun shines, locals make their drive over to the scenic, skyline filled waterfront called Alki Beach. We’ve put together a list of essential every local and visitor must eat and do on Alki. Did we miss something awesome? Let us know in the comments below.

Things to Eat

  1. Dinner at Salty’s Restaurant and sit next to the window 
  2. “The Alki” pizza at Phoenicia
  3. Anything fried at Spud Fish & Chips
  4. Sit on the windowsill and enjoy a cup of coffee at Ampersand Cafe
  5. “King Cheese Burger with Bacon” at Pepper dock’s Restaurant
  6. Bubble Gum Ice Cream at Pepper dock’s Restaurant
  7. Spam Sliders and Kimchi Fried Rice at Marination Ma Kai 
  8. “Butternut Squash Enchilada” at Cactus Restaurant 
  9. Any of the Chowders at Duke’s Chowder House
  10. “The Firecracker Burger” at Blue Moon Burgers
  11. Chupacabra Burrito at El Chupacabra 
  12. Eat a big bowl of pho at Saigon Boat

Things To Do

  1. Rent bikes at Wheel Fun Rentals
  2. Sit by the fireplace and read a book at Tully’s Coffee Alki
  3. Hike up the staircase off SW Spokane Street and 49th Avenue SW
  4. Rent a Sea Kayak at Kayak Alki
  5. Rent a Paddle Board at Kayak Alki
  6. Create a fire at the fire pit and sing 
  7. Play Volleyball on the beach
  8. Run from one end of the beach to the other
  9. Take a photo of the Seattle Skyline
  10. Spot the Garden House on your way to the beach
  11. Take the Alki Water Taxi to downtown Seattle
  12. Take a photo of the Seattle’s Tiny Statue Of Liberty
  13. Have a BBQ with friends on the beach
  14. Find the Alki Point Lighthouse
  15. Visit the Log House Museum

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Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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