Hugo's | Spazzo Italian Grill | Noodle Land | Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge | Tipsy Cow Burger Bar

Hugo's Near Avalon ParcSquare in Redmond: Organic Fare That's Free of Common Allergens But Rich in Flavor

Chef Hugo Tapia of Hugo's prove that you don't need to sacrifice flavor in order to cook without gluten, dairy, or soy. He adeptly avoids these common allergens and irritants in his New American dishes, and does so with great skill and style. As a native of Carrillos—a farming area in Mexico—you might not think that Chef Hugo would have had much opportunity to hone his culinary skills, but he did after relocating to Mexico City. It was there that Tapia learned to create a variety of fare, and eventually developed a predilection for crafting healthy cuisine.

At Hugo's, which isn't far from Avalon ParcSquare, you can sample his dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free dishes for yourself. They're all crafted with organic produce and meats, as well as wild-caught fish, so you can expect everything to be fresh and nutritious. Try the slow-cooked Australian lamb shank, a popular menu item, or the Dungeness crab cakes with orange vinaigrette and pesto. You can also swing by Hugo's juice bar for some nutritious fuel to go.

8110 164th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 298-4084

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Make Spazzo Italian Grill Your Go-To Eatery, Just a Short Trip From Avalon ParcSquare in Redmond

You're really in the mood for a tasty Italian meal. However, you aren't in the mood to cook and you haven't yet found that restaurant that makes the bread and pasta just the way you like it. Give Spazzo Italian Grill a try, and it might just become your new go-to Italian restaurant. It's located a short trip from Avalon ParcSquare, so it's close and convenient.

Known for it's homemade pasta dishes that are reasonably priced, Spazzo Italian Grill offers a menu that features Italian classics that are made with modern cooking techniques and ingredients. For starters, order the Sicilian caponata flatbread or the fried calamari. When it's time to decide on an entree, consider the linguini pescatore with scallops, salmon, clams, calamari, and prawns in a white wine and roasted garlic sauce or the meaty bucatini bolognese. Try not to fill up, though, because regular say that you won't want to miss out on the Spazzo ice cream sundae topped with pine nut brittle and extra virgin olive oil sauce.

Spazzo Italian Grill
16499 NE 74th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 881-4400

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Noodle Land Near Avalon ParcSquare: From Crying Tiger Noodles to Pad See Ew

Dessert needn't be unhealthy to appease your sweet tooth. Noodle Land's chefs prove this point. Their signature dessert relies mostly on a ripe, juicy mango for sweetness. It's served with just a bit of coconut ice cream and sweet sticky rice. No one would judge you for skipping straight to dessert at Noodle Land, but you might want to try one of the popular main dishes first.

According to regulars, the modest-looking eatery actually houses some of the best Thai noodles near Avalon ParcSquare. The Showering Rama, for instance, features peanut sauce and spinach in a complex union of flavors. The popular Crying Tiger, on the other hand, goes a bit spicier with a sauce of chili, lime juice, cilantro, and onion. If you're in the mood for something more classic, try the pad Thai or pad see ew. Chances are none of the dishes will disappoint at this beloved Redmond restaurant.

Noodle Land
16564 Cleveland Street
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 869-4451

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Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge Near Avalon ParcSquare in Redmond: Juicy Seafood and Frosty Martinis

If you come to Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge for dinner, don't overlook the jumbo prawns. Sure, these crustaceans might not be the restaurant's namesake seafood, but they're still a popular option in the evening. Perhaps that's thanks to the fact that they retain the smoky scent of applewood after they're grilled over it, and an added dash of garlic and fresh herbs further fleshes out their flavor—not to mention the lemon-tinged jasmine rice and veggies that come on the side.

However, the fresh-shucked oysters are still the main event at Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge. Sample them while you sip on a classic martini at the bar, or use them to warm up for a larger meal at your booth or table. You can also opt for hot Dungeness crab dip teeming with cream cheese, artichokes, and spinach. The gourmet eats await just a short drive away from Avalon ParcSquare.

Matt's Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge
Redmond Town Center
16551 Northeast 74th Street
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 376-0909

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Tipsy Cow Burger Bar: High-Quality Eats Not Far From Avalon ParcSquare in Redmond

The Tipsy Cow Burger Bar is a fast food restaurant with a twist. You see, the food here is prepared and served quickly, but it's considered to be high-end. How so? Well, the buns are sourced fresh each day from Seattle's popular Macrina Bakery. The fries are hand-cut from Kennebec potatoes. The beef is 100 percent pasture-raised from Long Valley Ranch. These practices set the Tipsy Cow Burger Bar in Redmond apart from other fast food joints.

Make the short trip from Avalon ParcSquare to try the Beast Mode with ground buffalo, bacon jalapeno relish, and blue cheese. For something more traditional, opt for the signature cheeseburger with Beecher's white cheddar, house-made pickles, and Walla Walla sweet onions. The vegetarians will be glad to know that the folks at Tipsy Cow Burger Bar haven't forgotten about them. On the menu is the ahi tuna sandwich with wasabi aioli and nori seaweed. Wine, cocktails, and beer are also on the menu.

Tipsy Cow Burger Bar
16345 Cleveland Street
Redmond, WA 98052
(425) 896-8716

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