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Cafe Juanita

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$$$$
Italian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
+1 425-823-1505
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Woodinville, Washington, USA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014

Fortunately we live really close to this restaurant. My first choice for any special occasion. Every aspect of this restaurant is top notch, the food quality, the service, and the great menu. My favorite item is the Foie Gras appetizer, and their signature dish - rabbit.

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Thank Drdon220
Issaquah, Washington
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

I had the pleasure of dining here twice last month and both dinners were excellent! The braised rabbit is their signature dish and it is so tender! Just melted in my mouth! My husband who is more picky than me loved it as well. Other dishes that I liked: the foie gras (I could have eaten that all night), octopus... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

Loved everything about this meal! A friend brought me here for dinner and I think we split over half of what was on the menu. Even the bread plate was one of the best! I wish we had room for dessert but we were so full. The food was amazing and if you are a foodie you will not be... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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207 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant several times recently. Every time I chose to have something different from the large menu as I had a very positive experience the last time. For a wonderful meal, prepared like nothing you can do at home, this is the place for you. Wines are one of the specialties and you can get help... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

We often eat out and have had some great experiences around the world. We recently ate at cafe Juanita with 2 other couples and enjoyed the best meal to date. Being a larger group we ended up sharing a bunch of starters including the foie gras, octopus and eel. Every bite was awesome. Little did I know the best was... More 

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Thank Blake K
Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

My husband surprised me and took me to Café Juanita. I am a foodie and I loved this place. The octopus was the best I've had in a long time - it was perfectly cooked and well seasoned. The copper river salmon was delicious. The atmosphere was very romantic and cozy and our server was friendly. I would definitely recommend... More 

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Thank MJad1
Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Cafe Juanita is located in a quiet area of Kirkland WA, and is a well-known and respected part of the Pacific NW culinary scene. The outside of the building was gray and non-descript, but inside was a long softly lit dining room with white table cloths and the usual formal setting. The kitchen area is quite visible and was bustling... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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222 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

The food is excellent but not reflective of the price and all the awards... I guess you could say it is over rated. There are not many restaurants of this caliber in the vicinity and the reputation helps. I would go to Trellis or Volterra if I had to stay in Kirkland.

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Thank Imhotep2
Seattle, Washington
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178 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

Many friends recommended Cafe Juanita for a nice dinner so I reserved a table to celebrate my 20 years wedding anniversary. I specifically asked them to have ready on my table a bottle of Prosecco waiting for us as this was intended to be a surprise. Well, we had to wait for our table and the wine was served 10... More 

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Bothell
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228 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

Once again she has blown me away with a combination of great food, excellent wine cellar and very good service. This is a gem of a restaurant a varied and lively menu and excellent execution. In all the years I have been eating here I have never been disappointed. I believe this is the best restaurant on the eastside and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?