There is a lot to love about winter on the Washington coast, from the uncrowded beaches to the abundant nature that leaves us feeling calm and refreshed. When it’s time to head inside and warm up, Seabrook’s restaurants serve up the best winter eats (and drinks!) that bring comfort and robust flavor to each bite or sip. The next time you’re in town, check out these local recommendations that will leave you craving more.
Comforting Winter Eats
Rising Tide’s Sidewinder Fries
People love Rising Tide’s menu, from the mouthwatering smash burgers to the locally sourced seafood options, but not to be left out are the sidewinder fries! Each bite is perfectly seasoned and crispy, pairing perfectly with your favorite dipping sauces. Try the Loaded Tavern Fries topped with cheese sauce, bacon bits, sour cream, and chives for a flavor-rich and oh-so satisfying appetizer on a cold day.
Blue’s Entire Melts Menu
If you haven’t tried the sandwich melts at Seabrook’s newest restaurant, Blue Juice & Salad Bar, you’re missing out on melty goodness! From the turkey-cran melt that has just the right amount of savory and sweet tartness, to the bacon grilled cheese or triple meat melt, a quick stop at Blue means a full stomach and a smile on your face. Elevate any melt when it’s coupled with the soup of the day, from the chicken noodle soup to the creamy broccoli cheddar!
Frontager’s Smoky Spinach Artichoke Dip Or Arancini Balls
We all know that Frontager’s pizza menu is a must while in Seabrook, but let’s not leave out their ever-evolving antipasti options that bring on the flavor and the coziness to the coldest winter days. Stop in for the Smoky Spinach Artichoke Dip with an irresistible combination of smoked mozzarella, aged white cheddar, and cream cheese to dip into with the house-made bread. Another cheesy and delicious winter bite to try is the Arancini Balls that are made with a savory risotto stuffed with ricotta and spinach, topped with marinara, parmesan, and basil to bring a mouthful of flavor in each bite!
Vista Bakeshop’s Brownies
For one of the most rich and decadent treats on the coast, try Vista Bakeshop’s fresh chocolate chunk brownies. Stop in at the bakeshop’s popup in at Rising Tide Tavern from 7:00 to noon daily for your chance to try one of these unforgettable desserts.
Every Flatbread At The Stowaway
The Stowaway Wine Bar has all kinds of small bites that are delicious alone or paired with your favorite wines! This season, cozy up with the sweet and savory flatbreads that are a must-have with a stop into the wine bar. We recommend the fan-favorite figgy flatbread that is baked to perfection with fig paste, mozzarella cheese, prosciutto, and parmesan cheese! The pesto flatbread and bacon jam flatbread are just as tasty with the perfect balance of salty goodness.
Koko’s Burrito Gordo
From the small bites menu to the enchiladas and tacos, Koko’s Restaurant & Tequila Bar offers up fresh and delicious meals. This winter, delight in the unbeatable comfort food that is the Burrito Gordo! The giant burrito is bursting with flavor with carefully seasoned chicken, carnitas, and steak, complemented by the black beans, rice, cheeses, onions, cilantro, ranchero salsa and pico de gallo.
The Sweet Life’s Blueberry Crisp Ice Cream
Treats and sweets are in season year-round! For the best varieties of ice cream and candy, stop by The Sweet Life. A town-wide favorite this season is the blueberry crisp! Enjoy sweet layers of blueberry flavors and crisp bites throughout vanilla ice cream. For non-dairy ice cream lovers, try out the mint chocolate chip for a smooth, refreshing treat.
Warming Winter Drinks
Vista Bakeshop’s Spiced Chai Latte
With brisk and often rainy mornings, stop into Vista Bakeshop’s popup at Rising Tide Tavern from 7:00 AM to noon daily to warm up with your favorite hot beverage! Try the spiced chai latte with your preferred choice of milk and savor the spicy depth of flavor complemented by a hint of sweetness.
Blue’s Immunity Juice Drink
Make your tastebuds happy while warming up and getting an immunity boost at the same time from Blue Juice & Salad Bar’s raw juice drink, Immunity. Stay warm with the raw ginger in the drink and enjoy the variety and fresh flavors of the apple, beet, carrot, celery, and orange juice blend.
Rising Tide Tavern’s Storm Finch
Rising Tide’s craft cocktails are all delicious and expertly made, not to mention tantalizing to look at as they are crafted and served. A staple drink during the winter season on the coast that will have you feeling warm and toasty is the Storm Finch cocktail. Concocted with Plantation Dark Rum, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, ginger beer, lime, and Angostura bitters, Storm Finch is the perfect balance of smooth and tangy.
Frontager’s Smoked Old Fashioned
Head to Frontager’s Social, the newly expanded space to try beer, wine, or mixed drinks! Frontager’s Smoked Old Fashioned is the perfect winter drink with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, orange bitters, simple syrup, cocktail cherries, muddled orange peel, and smoked using bourbon barrel wood for five seconds to entice your tastebuds and kick the winter cold.
Koko’s Mezcal Moradita
Koko’s Restaurant & Tequila Bar has all of your tequila-based cocktails covered, along with beer and wine options. Savor the subtle smoky flavor when you try the Mezcal Moradita martini at Koko’s! With a delectable blend of mezcal, lime, blueberries, and organic agave, this might just be your go-to for a warming and refreshing winter beverage.
The Stowaway’s Luxury Pour
Treat yourself to The Stowaway Wine Bar’s and warm up with the daily luxury pour! Your knowledgeable server is there to tell you all of the highlights of the special and answer any questions you have about what else may be available, too.
The Beach Is Calling
Plan a relaxing getaway this winter season to try out all of the delicious eats and drinks from Seabrook’s restaurants! With vacation homes to fit all party sizes, you can make it a quick couples getaway or a group getaway with ease.