Peso's
Peso's

Peso's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://pesoskitchen.com/
  • Phone: 2062839353
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast and Brunch: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 3:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 9:00am -2:45pm
    Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm-1:00am, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm-1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mexican / Southwestern, Latin / Spanish
  • Executive Chef: Chad Bowes
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Weekend Brunch, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mercer
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Peso's
Peso’s Kitchen and Lounge is a place where guests come for the exquisite preparations ranging from traditional Mexican and Latin food, contemporary favorites, and exciting new dishes.

Guests choose Peso's for the great signature cocktails, including over 100 tequilas, tequila flights to help you get through the 100 tequilas, full selection of Mexican beers and a comprehensive wine list to satisfy any palate.

Guests also choose Peso's for the warm, ornate, and inviting décor with engaging and personable service that aims to make everyone who visits, feel like they are joining us at our home.

Guests come in for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and our multiple happy hours that are featured every day of the week.

Our guess is that it is the collection of all these elements that has made Peso's Kitchen and Lounge Seattle's Most Visited Neighborhood Restaurant.
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Peso's reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service3.5
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelEnergetic
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
vibrant bar scene (9)neighborhood gem (5)hot spot (4)fit for foodies (4)late-night find (4)good for groups (3)great for brunch (2)great for lunch (2)Show More
  • Request a booth for dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Have only been to Pesos for the happy hour before (which is a good deal), but really enjoyed dinner here too. The service is very friendly and the food is quite good. If you have the chance, request a booth for dinner, they add some ambiance and privacy to what can be a bit of a noisy place if you over lap with a robust happy hour crowd!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good but loud
    BDMKVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Food was top notch. Don't expect a quiet evening though. Service was good--just took a long time to get the bill.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was VERY mediocre
    Buzzfood14VIP
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I am surprised by the other positive reviews, because my dinner was gross. And it's hard to screw up tacos. I also thought my margarita was subpar. Also, the place was just dirty. Flies everywhere. I felt like I need a shower & a pepto when I left.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Every time we go there the food is GREAT!! Everything tastes so fresh! I have loved everything I have ordered!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good good but...
    Anon
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The overall experience was great, the location, food & atmosphere were all good. However we were disappointed with the service which was too quick. We were hurried through our meal, given the check & shown the door in 40 minutes.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun and Loud
    modernhippie
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Pesos's has great food and a great breakfast and dinner menu. Great margaritas and cocktails. The service is usually outstanding, it's always packed but usually you can always get a table. the music is always loud but you can still talk to your table mates without shouting. It's a bar with great food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Total food wow!
    Cheekychef
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    We joined friends for happy hour where the discounts were stellar and the drinks ohso well crafted. And the food was slap yourself silly delicious . Our server Sibrina was 5 star. It was so good we went back for breakfast.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good times
    Jefe
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Peso's has great, fresh, Mexican food with outstanding margarita's. The crowd is always energetic.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.6
    • Food3.2
    • Ambiance3.4
    • Service3.2
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 72 reviews are from the Peso's reviews archive.
  • Great food, service not so much
    PLCM
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Fun atmosphere and good food on a Sunday afternoon and evening, but I got the impression the waitress didn't want to be there that day.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Certainly one of the finest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    Certainly one of the finest Mexican meals that we have had in many years. Certainly one of the noisiest meals (of any type) that we have had in many years. Would I recommend this restaurant - yes, if you simply want fine Mexican food; no - if you want to communicate at all with anyone, even the person sitting beside you.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointment
    suzellaVIP
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    Although Peso's frequently participate in the Dine Around Seattle and Restaurant Week promos they seem to be reluctant to let people know. Waitress didn't check back with us to realize the food was cold. We informed her of it when she arrived and we were done. Her response was"really?, huhn.....".
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Review
    NewCustomer
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    The food was delicious but the service was lackluster. The waitress questioned everything we ordered and didn't split the check as request multiple times.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good Mex, Great Drinks
    CaliGirl304
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    I love Pesos. Try the tacos, the guac and the margaritas!! The hostess was snotty but our server Rayne was FANTASTIC!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good, but not outstanding...
    Orlock08VIP
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    We tried Peso's during Dine Around Seattle '13. Have always wanted to try it as a pre/post theater spot near Seattle Rep - but it's often hard to get in without reservations. We went early - 5:30. Very Busy in the Bar and the noise carries over into the dinning room. Food was pretty good. Scallops were over fresh (not canned cream corn) with crunchy pimentos/red peppers and about 7 in number. The seafood chowder was full of goodies - though a bit thin. The seafood stew could have been improved by being served over a bed of rice, but was tasty with a fair amount of heat in the spices - which I like. Deserts were nothing special - though the apples in crisp were in fact still crisp and oatmeal crust crunchy. Good but not outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Cut Above
    LSinvestig8r
    Dined on 2/19/2014
    Peso's is a cut above standard Mexican fare and the menu is extensive. Great seafood options. Three different taco presentations. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised
    funnightout
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    We were out for dinner to celebrate my 50th with my twin daughter that are 11. We had such a fun time people watching and the food and service was wonderful. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for great Mexican food and a fun ambience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Go easy on the salt!
    GWilliamsVIP
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    Diners can plan on having a stroke from all the salt in their food. There was entirely too much in everything we had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always great
    DBonMIVIP
    Dined on 11/19/2013
    This is not the first time I've been to Pesos....always fantastic food and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, but bring the ear plugs
    NVTraveller
    Dined on 11/10/2013
    Went for dinner with friends - the food was certainly good, but half of the room is a very loud bar (very loud music, sports on the screens) so if you want to be able to have a good chat with your dining companions this might not be the place. Decor is gorgeous. Service was not great, slow and some of our requests were forgotten. Despite the food and the decor I won't be going back, but if you are into the bar scene and don't mind really loud music during dinner give it a try.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seattle Restaurant Week
    lilmisslin
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    We went to Peso's for Seattle Restaurant Week. So delicious!! Service was a little slow but they were busy. Food was perfect. Would definitely go back for happy hour too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good experience
    jenn
    Dined on 10/13/2013
    Fun atmosphere, was a bit more sporty and less dance-y since it was after a seahawks game. Waitress was very friendly. Enjoyed the food. Drinks were mediocre (ordered a vodka martini - weak and watery, and a red sangria - too sweet and also weak/watery)
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always Delicious
    SandyVIP
    Dined on 9/29/2013
    This place is always fresh and doesn't shy from spicy. I've since moved away from Seattle and have to go back each time I'm in town. The ambience is sort of Dia de Los Muertos in an upscale kind of way, and I'm always happy I came. The chips and salsa they bring out to start is really great. Good drinks, too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over the top loud as there's
    RegularJoe
    Dined on 9/22/2013
    Over the top loud as there's no separation between the dining area and bar.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • When we arrived, early, for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/4/2013
    When we arrived, early, for our reservation, we were informed that they didn't take reservations on "event" nights (The Eagles were performing at near by Key Arena) and were told that there would be nearly an hour wait. Even though we had a reservation that we made with Open Table. We had to inquire about the situation three times before they made it right. Service was friendly and the food was great.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Concert Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/4/2013
    We had reservations for 6 pm on the night of The Eagles concert. Upon arriving we discovered that they would not be able to seat us at 6. There had been a mixup (apparently they don't accept reservations the night of concerts). They promised to seat us as quickly as possible and that we would have priority. We eventually scored some seats in the bar and ate our meal there. The food was great, but the evening could have been a disaster.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bittersweet
    whroot
    Dined on 9/4/2013
    We made reservations on OpenTable but when we arrived were told the reservations were invalid: Peso's does not accept reservations on 'concert nights.' Peso's was very decent about it and we were eventually seated but there was a disconnect between OpenTable and Peso's. Better communication between OpenTable and dining establishments, please.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great birthday evening!
    FansVIP
    Dined on 8/18/2013
    We have been to Pesos a lot for brunch but never for dinner. We had a fabulous time. We noted on our reservation that it was my wife's birthday but no one offered a Happy Birthday from the staff or a drink or dessert like other restaurants tend to. We would still return for brunch anytime!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is much better than you
    GWilliamsVIP
    Dined on 6/25/2013
    Food is much better than you might expect from what is basically a "pick-up joint" (is that term still even used anymore?). Décor and service are quite good and as mentioned, the menu is interesting and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud music keeps me away
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/28/2013
    I live a few blocks from Peso's. I have found each time I've gone that the food is really terrific, and the house margaritas are amazing, fresh and strong. I wish management would put some thought into the musical selections and volume. Weekend evenings are particularly geared toward the bar crowd. Tonight I went with a friend. When we walked in, around 8:20 the music was at a reasonable volume, so we went in. At 9 it is clear that the volume (of bad classic rock/disco/nondescript bar music) gets cranked up in order to...what? Get hormones going? Get people to believe they're having fun? I don't know. I will only go again for happy hour (fabulous) or early dinners on week nights.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great pre-theater restaurant
    mariespeaks
    Dined on 5/15/2013
    I always go to Peso's before I go to the Rep Theater. They usually have space and the food and atmosphere are good. Kind out loud for an intimate conversion. Great Margaritas.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, decent service,
    Yummers
    Dined on 4/14/2013
    Good food, decent service, but too noisy for comfortable conversation on Saturday afternoon before the ballet.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Amazing ambience, great food,
    Meandposse
    Dined on 4/9/2013
    Amazing ambience, great food, copious quantity!! Loud tunes but everywhere in Seattle is the same!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We liked peso's- but it was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/27/2013
    We liked peso's- but it was very noisy, and the service a bit slow, but friendly.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This was the second time I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/27/2013
    This was the second time I had been to Peso's. Both times the food was excellent. The first time the service was atrocious. I'm glad I gave it another shot. Everything was awesome this time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not our first time there,
    Wanda
    Dined on 1/23/2013
    Not our first time there, and not up to the standards I experienced previously. The food was fine, not fabulous, and the music volume almost drove us out.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It really seemed like they
    hansenp
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    It really seemed like they wanted us to hurry along. It was good food for the cost. Nice location.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect spot for New Year's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Perfect spot for New Year's Eve dinner. Erin, our server, couldn't have been better. Some food items were unbelievably good, but it can be a little hit and miss. As in, hit the pork tacos, miss the honey fried prawns...but we'll definitely return.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • One of my absolute favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/12/2012
    One of my absolute favorite restaurants--always has a fun, vibrant atmosphere, food is fantastic--and a widely-known local gem.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food has been a little hit
    CharlieoVIP
    Dined on 12/9/2012
    Food has been a little hit or miss the last few times I have been there! I chock it up to a new chef. Mostly the problem has been a la I of seasoning specifically salt! Guacamole last 2 times has been flavorless and at how much you charge for it, it should be perfectly seasoned!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Dippy blond - who cares
    PNachbor
    Dined on 12/9/2012
    The food was out of this world. My husband can be picky about his Mexican food, but Peso's went to the top of the list. Hands Down! The only thing I have to say is unfortunetly we got a dippy wait "girl" Could not answer question about the menu intellegently. Did not listen to what we were saying. Mess up the order and was not very attentive. (Maybe new!) But who really cared, the food made up for it all. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic