CHEQ Bite of Seattle 2023 Guide

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The Bite of Seattle is back and it actually is bigger and better than ever! It will be happening on July 21, 22 and 23, 2023, at the Seattle Center.

Discover the best the Emerald City has to offer with more than 200 local restaurants, craft beer and cider tastings, over 50 musical groups and much more. New owner CHEQ is making this a mobile first experience that is powered by CHEQ. Your food orders are placed on your phone using the CHEQ app. This will let you skip the lines and you can remote order food anywhere in the festival.

Food vendors and restaurants at the festival include

There will be live entertainment throughout the festival.


Friday, July 21, 2023, is from l0 am to 8 pm.

Friday’s headliner is Nite Wave. Other performers include

  • #AllForDoras
  • Montlake Traffic
  • Citrus
  • The Pazific
  • Hard Maybe
  • Grace Love
  • Panda Conspiracy
  • Reposado
  • Lindstrom & The Limit
  • DJ Baby Van Beezly
  • DJ Indica Jones
  • DJ Equis


Saturday, July 22, is from 10 am to 8 pm

Saturday’s headliner is Polyrhythics. Other performers include

  • Grizzled Mighty
  • Rub
  • Hillstomp
  • Ring Youngblood
  • Elvis Batchild
  • Alessandra Ross
  • Seattle School Of Rock
  • Toma Nakayama
  • Linda From Work
  • Warren Dunes
  • Heels To The Hardwood
  • PR For Monsters
  • Heavy Bloom
  • Halley Greg
  • Asterhouse
  • Cat Valley
  • The Little Lies: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac


Sunday, June 23, is from 10 am to 8 pm

Sunday’s headliner is Sir Mix-a-Lot. Other performers include

  • The Salmonberries
  • Balcony Bridge
  • The Paperboys
  • Midnight High
  • All Star Opera
  • Instant Crush
  • Pink Boa
  • Alec Shaw
  • Sam Parker
  • Massy Ferguson
  • Day Soul Excuisite
  • Zan Fiskum
  • The Together Collective
  • The High Seagrass
  • Chris Stoan
  • Among Authors
  • Code Beebe & The Crooks

Additional Festive Information

Entry to Bite Of Seattle is free. They are selling some VIP tickets for each day. They give you entry to VIP viewing area at the Main Stage and the Fountain Stage, access to VIP restrooms at the Main Stage, one ticket for the Beer and Cider Tasting Garden (good for 5 tastes).

Visitors can also enjoy seeing Seattle celebrity chefs doing cooking demonstrations and cook offs. There will be a variety of different ethnic foods and Seattle’s diverse cuisine. Try some new dishes. You might find a new restaurant you like.

Seattle Hotels

If you’d like to visit the Emerald City for CHEQ Bite Of Seattle, you should consider the following hotels. They all have discounted rates which can save you money on your stay.

  • Mediterranean Inn 20% Discount
  • The Belltown Inn 20% Discount
  • Hotel Max 20% Discount
  • Comfort Inn Kirkland 20% Discount
  • Level Seattle Downtown – South Lake Union 18% Discount
  • Mayflower Park Hotel 15% Discount
  • citizenM Seattle Pioneer Square 15% Discount
  • Hotel Theodore 15% Discount
  • Inn at Lake Washington 15% Discount
  • citizenM Seattle South Lake Union 15% Discount
  • Hotel116, A Coast Hotel Bellevue 10% Discount
  • Sonesta Select Seattle Bellevue Redmond 10% Discount
  • The Paramount Hotel 5% Discount
  • Hotel 1000, LXR Hotels & Resorts 4% Discount
  • Graduate Seattle 4% Discount