Lola Seattle
Lola Seattle

Lola Seattle

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tomdouglas.com/restaurants/lola
  • Phone: 2064411430
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday-Friday 6:00am-1:00pm Brunch:
    Saturday-Sunday 7:00am-3:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:00am-4:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday 4:00pm-12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
  • Executive Chef: Liam Spence
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Lola at Hotel Andra Lola has a “Greek spirit.” Modern Mediterranean and north African riffs on the best local ingredients provide a delicious foray into new culinary territory. Celebrate that special holiday, birthday or business gathering with a menu that Chef Liam Spence has personally created with you.
  • Private Party Facilities: Ballroom Available for parties of 20 to 100 guests for a seated function or up to 150 for a standing reception. This unique two-tiered space is also perfect for all-day meetings with break-out space, full AV accommodations and flexible seating configurations to suite any presentation style. Galleri A more intimate space with abundant natural light for intimate all-day retreats or private meals for up to 36 guests. Living Room Loft A sexy perch overlooking the hotel’s lobby on the mezzanine level offers a relaxed urban vibe for an informal gathering over cocktails and appetizers for up to 25 guests. Monarch Suite Our presidential suite is the ultimate venue for corporate retreats for up to ten or cocktail parties for up to 25 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Jessica Prince (206)682-4142
  • Entertainment: Enjoy HAND CRAFTED COCKTAILS, a great glass of wine or a local microbrew in our upbeat bar or in the Hotel Andra lobby snuggled up to the fireplace. Come by for Happy Hour, Monday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm
  • Special Events: Breakfast: Monday-Friday 6:00am-1:00pm
    Brunch: Saturday-Sunday 7:00am-3:00pm;
    Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:00am-4:00pm;
    Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm-11:00pm
    Friday and Saturday 4:00pm-12:00am

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Virginia Street
  • Public Transit: There are multiple transit stops just one block west on Third avenue and Virginia going North and South. For specific route numbers and times from your location visit transit.metrokc.gov
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Some street parking, but plenty of secure parking across 4th avenue in the Securities Builing garage. The Warwick Hotel, 1/2 block north of us, offers garage parking.
A word from Lola Seattle
Chef Liam Spence presents rustic Mediterranean cuisine at Lola, another in the Tom Douglas family of exceptional downtown restaurants. Don’t miss our ouzo sizzling kebabs, steaming savory tagines or our grilled to order pita bread, brought to us fresh from our own Dahlia bread bakery right across the street, twice daily. Located in the heart of the bustling Belltown neighborhood, Lola offers the perfect urban dining experience in it’s upbeat environment, just minutes from downtown shopping and theatre to the south and great music and night life to the north on fourth avenue. We’re committed to a green community, composting 75% of waste and supporting our local growers.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Lola Seattle reviews from OpenTable diners
217 reviews since April 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (135)great for brunch (110)neighborhood gem (79)great for lunch (69)special occasion (61)hot spot (45)romantic (21)vibrant bar scene (16)kid-friendly (15)great for outdoor dining (15)good for groups (15)notable wine list (12)late-night find (9)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Wonderful meal!
    SeaTimVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our lunch at Lola was perfect! Our server was attentive, but not intrusive. The food was amazing--everything from the spreads to the kabobs was tasty. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1 extra = no problem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We origionally had a reservation for 4 people at 9am on a Friday. When we arrived, our party was all there and we ended up with an extra person joining our group. The host and server quickly made adjustments to our table with an extra chair and setting like it was planned the entire time. Our server was Fun, Inviting, and very knowledgable about the entire menu. The place seemed giddy with excitement! The FOOD WAS OUTSTANDING!!! Even though it was breakfast this wasn't JUST BREAKFAST! Delicious! Hot! Portions were SPOT ON! We left Happy, Full, and Buzzing from the endless coffee! Thank you For such a great time! We will for sure be back often and soon! Highly recommend reservations to ensure a table and not to miss out!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Still great
    Eastsider
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I've eaten a Lola a number of times and it's still one of my favorite lunch spots in downtown Seattle. The menu is heavily Greek, but that serves as the starting point for some imaginitive creations. This time, I had the cumin lamb shawarma. The lamb was done perfectly, with a little bit of crunch that didn't hide the spices. The tomato jam and yogurt dressing were nicely understated so as not to overwhelm the meat flavor. The place was quite busy, so if you go during the lunch hour on a weekday in the summer, make sure you have a reservation or be prepared to hang out in the bar.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • amazing breakfast selection
    heclexVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Tom's favorite is also our favorite; what a great combination of ingredients and herbs
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good not Great
    bwlf
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was generally well prepared but the service was unpredictable with flaws that markedly diminished the overall experience. The initial portions of the service were fine. I ordered an entree called a Seafood Extravaganza (or similar title). It included clams, muscles and a crab leg. I was not provided with a dish for the shells or a cracker for the crab. Once the entrees were placed on the table the server disappeared and was never visible where we could get her attention. She did not return until we were done eating by which time I had placed shells anywhere I could stick them and the crab was ice cold. There was no apology for her oversight and no offer of any courtesy for the faux pas. This didn't seem to fit their image.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic place
    Kris
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This is a terrific place. I've been here for brunch and have only good things to say.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Lola is a guaranteed win for a small plates sharing dinner. Servers are informed and helpful and each thing we ordered was delicious. I have been here a number of times and have yet to have a meal that is less than wonderful. Get the donuts for dessert even though they are not on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved Lola
    MaryMac
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We had a great dinner - loved the atmosphere, food, wine and drinks. Next time in Seattle, we will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Convenient Location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My granddaughter and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner for her 13th Birthday. Staff was very accommodating and the food is very good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delightful Dining
    Barbo258
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Dinner was delicious. We had the special and the lamb was chewy. Everything else was perfect so we left the lamb and enjoyed everything else. The waiter mentioned he would let them know so this shouldn't be an issue in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hairofthedog
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Great for a hang-over breakfast! Over did it Friday night. Couldn't wait to get a Bloody Mary and enjoy the Eggs Benedict. Oh, the potatoes are to die for as well.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    ezkz
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Like any Tom Douglas restaurants, Lola never disappoints. Our go-to place for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I always get the Eggs Benedict it is extraordinary here. Lots of good Mediterranean style eats. Love the kabobs and hummus to start!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too busy
    TronVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Brunch was delicious. I always look forward to the smashed potatoes and everyone in our party enjoyed their meal. Unfortunately, the front desk made the experience less enjoyable because instead of being friendly and courteous, they acted as if the customer was a nuisance. I checked in for my reservations and without telling me that they were running late (which I understand can happen), they sent me to the hotel lobby to wait. When I came back to check on my reservation 20 minutes later, they rudely informed me that they were already on their way to get me. We also left our credit card with them to give to the server because we didn't want our guests to pay and they failed to comply.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a delicious meal every time!
    AnonymousVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    I am partial to the brunch at Lola, but the kebabs are also delicious. And the fresh made doughnuts are a must!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Service and Very Good Food
    Lovegoodfood
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Truly enjoy the food and the service. The appetizer was delicious, and the lamb was perfect. The "goat cheese" cheesecake for dessert was lovely.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great brunch!
    summersurferVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Solid menu, great atmosphere, wonderful and attentive service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Vegetable
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The braised kale and chicory was fabulous. Just enough vinegar to be tangy. Great texture.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    You often get quantity or quality. At LOLA, we received both. It was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Greek restaurant
    Lessismore2
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The Lola menu is essentially Greek/Middle Eastern food. The restaurant offers reasonably priced food in a comfortable atmosphere. Service was good and whilst the food isn't likely to win prizes, it's a reasonable place to go with friends.
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  • still my favorite breakfast!
    rusty
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I've been eating breakfast in Seattle since I was a babe in arms, so that's almost five decades of experience. Tom's Big Breakfast remains a star, and Lola's Eggs Benedict puts all others to shame!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing on all fronts
    DineAroundTom
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Cocktails watered down !! When brought up to the manager were told that the drinks are measured. I'm sure they are but she didn't mention that they were measured to maximize profit! Ordered steak and a quarter of it was gristle! Kitchen should have noticed it and not served it but then I guess this place is all about the bottom line! Too many other choices in the area check your options.
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  • fish
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Firs time for us: Great food, and somewhat lighter fare than Dahlia, which we appreciated.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    KingVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    I have eaten at several of the restaurants owned by the same chef (Seatown, Etta's ...) and this was the best. The chicken was fantastic, and the apricot dessert was outstanding. Grace, our waitress, was charming and informative. We ate outside, which was a great way to take in the neighborhood. If you have to choose one place to go to in Seattle, this is your best bet.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious Lunch/Spectacular Service
    kath
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    I met a friend for lunch and she got a call from her office which cut our time to 20 minutes!. We hadn't ordered and offered to leave vs. causing the kitchen stress. Our server told us the fastest things to order and made it all happen! Delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous Brunch
    SeattleFoodie
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    They make the best Hollandaise sauce and don't forget to try the house-made doughnuts! Yumm!!! Tom Douglas really knows how to make wonderful food served in a relaxed ambience without being pretentious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Tom Douglas gem
    Gaucho
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    A Greek influenced by Tom Douglas. Great anytime of the day. Best Egg Benedict in Seattle. Delicious selection of spreads. And don't miss those potatoes!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect all around!
    Letsdrink9316
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Great food! Great service! Will definitely visit when we come back to Seattle. Awesome doughnuts!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    charza
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We love Lola! We've been many times and completely enjoy the food. The waitstaff is always friendly and helpful. The biggest problem is making a selection since there are so many favorites on the menu and new things we want to try. We tried the Saganaki this time (fried kefalograviera cheese) and were delighted! We'll return again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Food and Service
    Marc
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Lola continues to deliver in terms of creative and delicious food in a warm and friendly setting. Our service was very good, with our server accommodating our pace over two hours with just the right amount of attentiveness. We enjoyed our most recent visit, and we'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Girl's Night Out Perfection
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Our waiter gently led us to the proper food choices, and we were delighted to share all, together. Every dish was superb...except the turnips which we collectively decided weren't for us. Drinks and dinner for four came to a very reasonable $35 apiece, with a generous tip!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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  • Not as expected for our anniversary
    look4best
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    My wife and I were disappointed overall with the experience. The food was ok but hardly anything special, especially for the price. The portions were quite small for the price and not as flavorful as expected. We ordered the cobbler for desert and it wasn't really a cobbler and, again, very small, and, $9. Hardly enough for one person let alone sharing one, as we did. This is NOT a restaurant I would think of going back to. I expected much more from a Tom Douglas restaurant. We had heard so much about his restaurants in the news and elsewhere and wanted to experience this for the first time on our anniversary. Unfortunately, we were quite disappointed.
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  • It's about the donuts
    HollowLeg
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Breakfast at Lola is a treat; everything is carefully prepared and presented, down to the garlic smashed hash browns. The menu includes a range of dishes from upgraded diner fare through foodie concoctions and Tom's Big Breakfast, featuring octopus as only Tom Douglas could pull it off. Skip the hotel buffet and head to Lola. And don't forget the bag of donuts -- they're worth the trip alone.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • TOM's the Ticket at Lola's
    yummy
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    La-la-la-la Lola's! The Tom's big breakfast is out of this world fabulous! About 3 weeks ago our 'foodie' friends took us to Lola's when I had my first 'Tom's' 'fix. (From the Menu), Mediterranean octopus, sugar snap peas, spring onion, potatoes, bacon, green garlic yogurt, poached egg, toast. It's everything you never knew you wanted for breakfast. Service was great, reservations recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing overall experience
    Montanafoodie
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We went to Lola for breakfast/brunch. It was incredible food, really fresh ingredients and a very unique, inventive menu. The made to order doughnuts are to die for! Service was incredible, the prices are a bit on the high side but absolutely worth it!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Uneven Lola...
    Lyneotto
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Four of us dined. Ordered 3 small plates and an entree, as advised by the knowledgable server. $ 19.00 sampler, with 2 oysters,some veggies, and two dipping sauces and one piece of grilled bread? Really? Octopus rubbery but flavorful. Entree of Lamb was fabulous, and I would return for in a heartbeat! 2 deserts, good, and a bottle of wine. $ 236.00. Really, Tom, I'm a fan, but you can do better.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Memorable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The food and service was upscale and wonderful! I loved the seafood extravaganza. We'll be back..
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always on my list
    wolfgangpunk1
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    One of the great and memorable places to eat in Seattle
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    kid-friendly, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always delectable!
    glutenfreelocavore
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Lola is my family's favorite spot for special occasion meals. We are all able to find plenty to enjoy, which is sometimes a feat as we are gluten-free and have a vegetarian among us. The vegetable dishes, salads, and kebabs are especially fresh and delicious, never overdone and always incorporate flavorful herbs. We keep meaning to try other Tom Douglas restaurants, but are drawn back to Lola. The service and atmosphere are great too! Also, the staff seems very knowledgeable and willing to accommodate gluten-free needs, which we appreciate very much.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!!
    Ninagoga
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    Amazing cozy gem with the best flavors! We tried it for breakfast while visiting Seattle and would most definitively comeback next time for more. Try the asparragus scramble with feta and chunky bacon - it is a must!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.