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FlintCreek Cattle Co.

8421 Greenwood Ave. N. (N. 85th St.) Send to Phone
The modern steakhouse takes a turn toward the Northwest.


Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
  • Dress code: Business casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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FlintCreek Cattle Co., Seattle, WA

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FlintCreek Cattle Co. Restaurant Review

: In the shell of an old antiques building, white walls and metal and polished-wood furnishings bring a modern look. But the ample light from the large windows and bare floors keep a hint of rusticity --- much as the food mixes hefty steaks and game meats with refined cooking technique. Though the name and menu imply a carnivore focus, chef Eric Donnelly’s skills shine through as much in the vegetable-focused starters as they do with the bison and boar mains. Crisp pickled vegetables come blasted with umami from a blue cheese-tahini sauce, tempered by a touch of toasted sesame, while grilled kuri squash with burrata takes a nontraditional turn with pistachio oil and saba (grape must syrup). Entrées bring big meats --- venison loin and lamb crepinette --- in combination with intriguing sides: caramelized Romanesco; fennel sugo over Parmesan-potato gnocchi. For dessert, familiar flavors are taken a bit upscale, as in the brown butter-bourbon pudding with coconut cream and coconut tuille. The surprisingly affordable wine list keeps everything in the two-digit range, while sourcing from Washington, Oregon, France and Italy.

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