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Cafe Soleil

1400 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3334
+1 206-325-1126
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
15 Feb 2017
“Neighborhood cafe”
2 Jul 2016
“A blend of homemade and elegance”
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$$ - $$$
1400 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3334
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The space isn't fancy, but it is in a great location (Madrona's urban village), the owner is wonderful, the staff works hard to make your experience pleasant, and the food is good. When the line is long at nearby Hi-Spot Cafe, I happily take my...More

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This Madrona hideaway maintains a warm and welcoming atmosphere with adventuresome and bold cuisine. Cafe Soleil is a delightful Ethiopian cafe that boasts a wide variety of rich offerings, from lamb to shrimp, to veggies. Excellent service pairs well with fresh, homespun vegetable-based w'et. The...More

1  Thank Taste_hunter
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This was my first time to eat Ethiopian food and it was a very good experience!! The cafe was small and personable, with lots of windows and natural light coming in. The waiter friendly and efficient, food delicious and the owner/chef even came out and...More

Thank Jeanne W
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Warm and inviting. Low-key spot with great coffee and a fantastic, fresh breakfast menu. Makes me wish I lived in Seattle!

Thank Nativa505
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is our family's favorite restaurant in Madrona. We hold the opinion that the place is shockingly under appreciated. Folks walk past, perhaps heading for more familiar options. What a mistake! The weekend breakfast is straightforward, delicious, and exceptionally well-priced. But it's the dinners that...More

1  Thank Seayah
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The food here is eclectic: sometimes Ethiopian, sometimes, Italian, and sometimes American-styled breakfast. Lovely, bistro atmosphere, excellent service, really welcoming staff. You are treated like family here and the breakfasts taste like excellent home-cooking.

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My partner has brought me to Café Soleil twice now and we absolutely love this place. The staff is always exceptionally friendly and hospitable, the food is always great and they have some fun 'specials' that change often. I've not yet been for dinner, but...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 5 March 2014

My wife and I have been going to this lovely spot mostly for breakfasts for many years and have never been disappointed, only delighted and well fed! The reception is always warm, but casual and the fare is not adventurous, but solid and always delicious....More

Thank OscarLind
Reviewed 22 November 2011

this is a place that my husband and I stop in each time we come to visit Seattle. located in Madrona, on a street filled with neighborhood restaurants and stores, the street offers a breathtaking view of trees and flower filled bushes. I am in...More

1  Thank blake0821
Reviewed 27 July 2009

It's beyond me why this restaurant is rated so low. If I could figure out how to rate this at 3.5 stars I would. Go for the Ethiopian food, which is delicious. She offers salmon, which is a bit unusual and the service is gracious.

Thank paokano
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Breakfast, Dinner
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 34th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3334
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-325-1126
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