The Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Spokane, WA

Located in eastern Washington only 20 miles west of the Idaho border, Spokane features beautiful landscapes and a food-centric culture. So don’t be surprised when you find some of the healthiest restaurants in this locale!

The Templeton Team vets the healthiest restaurants all across America, according to our 5-star rating system (read more about it here). Here are our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in Spokane, Washington:

Inland Pacific Kitchen

304 West Pacific Avenue
Spokane, Washington 99201
509-464-6541

Featuring a seasonal menu based on locally grown ingredients, small plates can be ordered family style. They also feature a full craft cocktail bar. Depending upon the season, you’ll find dishes such as Lamb Carpaccio (kewpie mayo, red watercress, sunflower gremolata, pickled blueberry, mustard seed), Lobster Tail (tomato nage, red beans, shishito peppers, collard greens, fresh coriander buds), Quail (corn pudding, smoked pearl onion, amaranth, blueberry, sofrito, lumberbeard gastrique, chantrelle mushrooms), and even Frog Legs (buttermilk, fennel slaw, miso vinaigrette, urfa oil, parsley oil).

You will also find unusual dessert items like Banana Rama (banana gelato, white chocolate, parsnip cake, milk jam, coffee, and raspberry).

The Two Seven

2727 South Mount Vernon Street
Spokane, Washington 99223
509-473-9766

Located around the corner from Trader Joe’s in the Lincoln Heights Shopping Center, The Two Seven features salads, wraps, sandwiches, and menu items such as Orange-Chipotle Trout (lightly breaded and pan seared then topped with orange-chipotle sauce, garnished with fresh chives and a lemon wedge, served with wild and white rice blend), Sun Dried Tomato Ravioli (jumbo striped ravioli stuffed with burrata and ricotta cheeses, topped with a house made sun-dried tomato cream sauce, garnished with basil pesto and toasted walnuts), and Salpicon (a traditional Texan beef taco with shredded beef, chipotle peppers, jack cheese, red onions, cilantro and roasted poblano peppers, served with warm flour tortillas, green rice and ancho aioli).

The Elk Public House

1931 West Pacific Avenue
Spokane, Washington 99201
509-363-1973

Located in the heart of the historic Browne’s Addition neighborhood just west of downtown, the Elk is evidence of how one establishment can change a neighborhood… for the better. In addition to salads, sandwiches, and wraps, the Elk Public House features specialties such as Bulgogi Beef Tacos (thinly sliced Korean marinated beef seared and stuffed into two warm flour tortillas then topped with cabbage, cilantro and spicy pickled ginger sauce, served with jasmine rice and quick cucumber kimchi), Swimming Angel (grilled or panko fried chicken breast served over jasmine rice with fresh spinach then topped with Thai peanut sauce, served with a sweet and sour cucumber salad and toasted bread), and North Idaho Sloppy Joe (ground beef and pork, bell peppers, garlic, tomatoes and onion served over jalapeño corn bread, garnished with cheddar cheese and served with a blue cheese iceberg wedge).

Barlow’s

1428 North Liberty Lake Road
Liberty Lake, Washington 99019
509-924-1446

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this family-owned restaurant prides itself on home-cooked food made with fresh ingredients. For breakfast, try their Veggie Benedict (sautéed onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and fresh spinach). For lunch, consider the Ocean Beauty (grilled salmon filet, three large prawns sautéed, crispy bacon crumbles, tomatoes, red onion, hard boiled egg, on a bed of fresh lettuce and topped with shredded Parmesan cheese), and for dinner, Greek Chicken (chicken breast topped with sautéed spinach, garlic, sundried tomatoes, capers, red onion, and feta cheese served over jasmine rice and fresh seasonal vegetables) or Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (grilled medium to order served with fresh mango salsa, jasmine rice and fresh seasonal vegetable

Hay J’s Bistro

21706 East Mission Avenue
Liberty Lake, Washington 99019
509-926-2310

Entrees include Shellfish Pappardelle (sea scallops, clams, prawns, Italian sausage, shallot, mushroom, tomato, basis, garlic cream, Parmesan Reggiano), Grilled Salmon (served with potato gnocchi, artichoke heart, caper, lemon thyme butter crème, micro greens), and gluten-free Pomodoro Risotto (chicken, tomato, red pepper, basil, shallot, white wine, Parmesan).

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit https://templetonwellness.com/. You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.

Also see this article about James as featured in Spokane Magazine!