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Cafe Juanita

9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
+1 425-823-1505
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was my first visit since Cafe Juanita underwent a substantial but understated renovation. I'm happy to report that the food continues to exceed expectations, and the staff (especially the sommelier) are fantastic. This is a great place for celebrations, taking a special client, or...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Our dinner at Café Juanita was an example of how a very good meal could easily be ruined by forces beyond anyone's control. The restaurant is quite a drive from downtown Seattle in driving rain. By the time we arrived we were hungry and cold....More

1  Thank taibel
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I have been here twice. They are the best meals I've had in Seattle, I remember them and my mouth starts to water. The home made breadsticks and lavosh are delicate and flavorful, so don't come here and pass on the bread basket! Great Washington...More

Thank Sharla T
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I have been going to Cafe Juanita for 25 years, under two ownerships. In my opinion it has been and continues to be the best restaurant on the East Side, and one of the 5 top restaurants in the greater Seattle area. Historically, the restaurant...More

3  Thank NedMorgan
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I dined here because a friend was visiting and staying in a nearby hotel. What a delight! Meals were delicious- fresh, hot, flavorful. I had black cod and my companion had gnocchi . I had no trouble getting a (tasty) gluten-free meal. They even served...More

Thank salsadama
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

A special occasion place....one of the best places to eat in Seattle. Fresh ingredients & a great up to date & changing menu!

1  Thank lchelsea
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I came here after watching a demonstration by Chef Holly Smith and Pastaiola Susan Raunig at the Whidbey Island Bread and Whole Grain Workshop and wanted to try their venue. I arrived unprepared for how elegant the venue was and was woefully under dressed, which...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I have lived in the Juanita area for 30 years and have been here 3 times, each time was better than the last. The only thing that was missing was the environment, it was average at best, until this last year! They did a remodel...More

Thank Marcy W
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The menu is excellent and the courses are truly gourmet. One of the best high end restaurants on the east side. The food prices are quite reasonable given the quality and tastes, but the wine menu is extremely expensive and the corkage fees are simply...More

1  Thank MrPKI
Reviewed 9 October 2015

It had been a long time since we had dined at Café Juanita, but it will not be that long before the next time! Every dish we had was outstanding, from my rack of lamb to my wife's scallops through to the exquisite dessert. Our...More

Thank Larry_in_Issaquah
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Philip G
23 August 2015|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
No dress code just don't embarrass yourself
Jim S
4 July 2015|
Response from Richie54 | Reviewed this property |
Don't worry, if the renovations are not finished by July, they will still be at their pop up location on 12th Ave. in Seattle. Telephone them at their old number and they can advise you. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-823-1505
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