Guide to University District

The University of Washington is the main draw in the neighborhood. Within this neighborhood "the Village" is a lively commercial district that revolves around the university's students, faculty and visitors and offers an eclectic mix of with retail, dining and entertainment. Attractions include the Museam of History and Industry, the Henry Art Gallery and Burke Museum of Natural and Cultural History. There are also acclaimed dance, theater and music performances at Meany Hall. The nearby University District is a well-established community with 100-year-old mansions and lush, leafy streets. Wallingford, on the edge of Green Lake, is popular with young families looking to get away from the frenetic pace of downtown. Some of the standout restaurants in the area at large include Blue Star Cafe and Pub, Chutneys Bistro, and Mamma Melina.

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Portage Bay Cafe & Catering

4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105


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4242 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105


Hotel Deca

4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105

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University Inn

4140 Roosevelt Way Ne, Seattle, WA 98105

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Seattle University Travelodge

4725 25th Ave Ne, Seattle, WA 98105


Shalimar Restaurant

4214 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

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The College Inn

4000 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105


Boom Noodle

2675 NE Village Ln, Seattle, WA 98105

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