Preservation Kitchen
Preservation Kitchen

Preservation Kitchen

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.preservationkitchen.com/
  • Phone: 4254081306x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:
    Daily: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Brunch:
    Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Happy Hour:
    Daily 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Northwest, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Raney Enga
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events: Preservation Kitchen has a charm and understated elegance that is perfect for your private party. Whether you’re in one of our cozy private rooms upstairs or our spacious dining rooms, our restaurant has several options for your special celebration.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: The 522, 372, and 312 stop at Bothell Way NE and 180th, about 1/2 mile from our location.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Preservation Kitchen has a private lot but because of our location and the lot size, we offer free valet parking on busy nights.
A word from Preservation Kitchen
Preservation Kitchen celebrates sharing a good meal with friends and family. We believe that all great things begin at the dinner table.

Preservation Kitchen preserves the traditions of regional cuisine and drink. The Northwest seasonal menu supports local producers, and uses sustainable, organic ingredients when possible to create the perfect “fine dining comfort food.” Pair your food with a drink from the extensive book of Wines & Libations to complete your meal.

Preservation Kitchen offers the elegance, warmth, and comfort of celebrating any occasion with the ease of feeling at home with family and friends, but without you doing any of the work. The restored historic 1916 Kaysner Estate was formerly home to Bothell's mayor and is located in a woodsy naturalistic setting. During the summer the outside patio is a relaxing area to grab a cocktail for the daily Happy Hour while enjoying the sprawling grounds.
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Preservation Kitchen reviews from OpenTable diners
65 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (42)fit for foodies (31)special occasion (28)great for outdoor dining (28)romantic (20)great for brunch (18)good for groups (17)notable wine list (15)great for lunch (13)kid-friendly (12)scenic view (5)vibrant bar scene (4)hot spot (4)late-night find (3)Show More
  • Food was disappointing, way
    Dining2dance
    Dined on 1/14/2014
    Food was disappointing, way to much dressing on the beat salad, and the red snapper looked like fish and chips on a beard of spinach. Lovely atmosphere and I would go back to give them another try.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Former Mansion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 1/12/2014
    Located in what obviously was once a stately home up the hill from the now busy Bothell Way, this place is worth the short walk up the hill from their parking lot. We were seated next to one of the fireplaces in the house. Enjoyed a nice selection of cheeses before settling into our main course. We noticed extensive outdoor seating so this may be a place to check out again come summer.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food and Service!!!
    rlmead123
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    I had never eaten there until last weekend. I was very impressed with everything. Awesome food, awesome service and awesome wine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fab Breakfast
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    We have a group of 7 that goes to different restaurants for breakfast on Saturdays, all within 20 miles of Edmonds. This was absolutely the best for ambience and great food. The smoked salmon on their NW eggs Benedict was delectable. We could hear each other talk and also not feel rushed to eat and vacate our table. Now we all want to go back and try their dinners and lunches.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Excellent Food
    WorldEaterVIP
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The last three times that we have been the food always is fresh, high quality and delicious. Everytime the menu has been different. All the ingredients and wines are local.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Find
    BethB
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    First time at the Preservation Kitchen - what a gem in downtown Bothell. Food was exceptional. Parking was abysmal, good news is that they have valet, which you would not know from the lot below. Would highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I have been here twice now
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/19/2013
    I have been here twice now and the food is amazing. This last time we had slower service and some mistakes with our order. Also, I found out I was overcharged the next day requiring additional follow up to correct. It won't prevent me from returning but I would hope the service would be improved next time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Local Foods Served creatively
    sonfire2b
    Dined on 12/18/2013
    We had a delicious meal, the Penn Cove mussels are awesome, cooked perfectly (have had them twice now), cheese plate appetizer lovely, Filet Mignon melts in your mouth. It was very noisy in the restaurant due to one particular table of guests and they graciously moved us to a private room upstairs! The first time I went the noise level was not an issue. I now think of this as one of my go-to places for dinner. And the Happy Hour menu looks good, but order the mussels, even though they are not on the Happy Hour menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We had a wonderful time. Ryan,
    Gerbear
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    We had a wonderful time. Ryan, our server was attentive and helpful with menu suggestions. Food was absolutely the best I have had for a very long time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice special occasion place
    XoXoX
    Dined on 12/2/2013
    It's a bit more expensive than I would usually pay, but worth it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Thanksgiving dinner
    eatout
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    We went there for Thanksgiving dinner. The food was excellent. The desert was so so, though, nothing special and since it was part of an expensive meal it would have been nice to also have had excellent dessert as well. Small complaint though. The main meal was delicious.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Top notch Thanksgiving
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    I had heard mixed reviews about the food and service, but my experience at Preservation Kitchen was first rate! The food was delicious and well prepared. The service was warm and attentive. Overall it was an excellent dining experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Where's the Gravy
    pegmark
    Dined on 11/28/2013
    Everything was 4 stars until we received the Main course. The waiter didn't check back to ask us is everything ok, and if we need anything else? I had Turkey Dinner which was great, but I really wanted to have a little more gravy. Oh well we still enjoyed our dinner and will be back. We would not even considered the restaurant if it wasn’t for "Open Table" !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Festivus
    Dined on 11/27/2013
    Great Dining experience. Restaurant is in a renovated house which provides a cozy and warm atmosphere.Waitstaff let us change to a table closer to fireplace and window. Food was Excellent. Overall, a very positive experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Preservation Kitchen
    AngieD
    Dined on 11/26/2013
    Food was excellent but the service was very, very slow. If the restaurant was packed I would understand the slow service but it wasn't.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • sunday brunch 11/24/2013
    foodie1
    Dined on 11/24/2013
    courteous and attentive waitstaff,large portions,enjoyed the Yukon potato Hash but it crowded the plate,The sauce didn't appear to be a true Hollandaise but was more of a cheddar cheesy flavored sauce-not bad just different.poached eggs were slightly overcooked to my liking(was not asked how i would prefer my eggs cooked)Presentation was weak.In spite of these minor issues,we will return for dinner to try other menu items.I support local business. prices are fair and affordable
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Preservation Kitchen is perfect
    MaritimeCatherine
    Dined on 11/21/2013
    I have long wanted to dine at Preservation Kitchen, but just hadn't gotten around to it. When I received some good news at work, I took my husband to celebrate and it was the perfect evening. The ambiance of the historic 1915 home, in pristine condition, and the combination of exceptional service and art-like, generously portioned main courses made the evening one to remember. We'll be back...perhaps often and not just for special occasions. Thank you to all the wait staff and kitchen staff who made the evening so lovely!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unexpected deliciousness
    Servalingo
    Dined on 11/17/2013
    I had never been to Preservation Kitchen, and thanks to Dine around Seattle, I visited them for the first time. This is a great restaurant in an area that is experiencing rapid changes in character, development, and personality. Preservation Kitchen is much more than you might expect if you just happened to drive by. The food is well above average, the service is friendly and low key, and they have an additional bar/pub area that would be cozy and fun on dark Seattle nights. Give them a chance--you won't be disappointed. (They changed my entire opinion of Brussels Sprouts!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very pleasant meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/17/2013
    I had wanted to eat at this place for years and through several restaurant incarnations. We went for brunch. The menu doesn't have anything. surprising or exotic on it, but there were plenty of choices. The wine and cocktail list was broad. The building is beautiful, with lots of old wood and a faint and enjoyable aroma of linseed oil. My Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon was fine; my friend's mushroom omelet was tastier. The service was friendly but a bit distracted. I noted on leaving that the bar area was really beautiful, and they have a long happy hour menu of snacks, and very good drink prices. I think I would be tempted to come back in the afternoon
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We are never disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    We are never disappointed here. This time we tried the 3 for $15 rather than go for our favorites. My boar ragu was a perfect winter Italian pasta. All 3 courses were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A hidden gem
    Geri
    Dined on 11/11/2013
    This was my first time at Preservation Kitchen and I was completely charmed by the ambiance and service. The food was delicious and wine selection satisfying. I will be eating there more often.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food!
    Giant
    Dined on 10/29/2013
    We dined their last night and the food was excellent! The mussel's to die for-the salad I could have ordered 3 of them and had that for my meal-it was one of a kind. The ladies enjoyed their wine and the prices were very reasonable. All entrees were served hot and the food was very fresh-quite surprised to find a restaurant like this in Bothell, WA. I live right around the corner drove by it for years and this was our first visit-go figure! We'll definitely be going back often.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was really wonderful
    Betsy
    Dined on 10/24/2013
    The food was really wonderful and well worth the visit. We especially loved the pork & blue salad, wild mushroom risotto, duck leg, and pork tenderloin (all featured on the Restaurant Week menu). Noise can be a problem. We were in the room adjacent to the bar and it was slightly noisy. There are two TVs in that room as well, but luckily they were not on (they had been when my friend was there a week earlier, and she said it was so noisy you couldn't carry on a conversation). I specifically mentioned noise as an issue, and they tried to accommodate. They would have put us in the quieter front rooms, but they had a couple of big groups that made them noisier than usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice dining in Bothell
    AliK
    Dined on 10/23/2013
    The place is on Bothell way so there's a bit of road noise, but is otherwise surrounded by trees and feels quite peaceful. We arrived at 5 when they were just opening so it was still quiet. Service was excellent, mixed drinks were great, beer selection was awesome. We had the 3 course Restaurant week deal and the entrees were all great as well, we had the seared pork, paella, and the ravioli putanesca. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    HRR1
    Dined on 10/22/2013
    I tried this restaurant with a friend during restaurant week. I had briefly heard of it before but had forgotten about it. They had a good time available for a reservation so we gave it a try. The menu and food were very good and they had a nice selection of wine. The service was good, however, the waiter maybe should have made a few more visits but at least he was not annoying and overbearing, which would be worse. The menu is varied and there were other things I would like to try. I would definitely go back so I could try some other items off the menu. They also appear to have a nice bar area that I would like to explore sometime.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worth the drive from anywhere!
    SallyIssaquah
    Dined on 10/21/2013
    We tried the Seattle Restaurant Week promo with another couple who lived only 7 miles away from Preservation Kitchen. All of the appetizers, mains, and desserts were excellent and with some surprises. Do get there early because their onsite parking fills up, even though they had available tables in the restaurant, good capacity for more refined palates to indulge. Nice, efficient waitstaff also. Great wines/champagne by the glass also. ENJOY! We did!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very imaginative and flavorful
    SeattlePops
    Dined on 10/20/2013
    very imaginative and flavorful salads and desserts.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 3 for $15 - never miss it!
    Elena
    Dined on 10/17/2013
    Nice place to meet a friend for lunch. Plenty of parking. Great ambience. The caesar salad tasted good, but it ... languished a bit this time. Not quite crispy or something. The spicy cod pita was incredibly tasty, but a tad hard to eat. Approach it as an *open-face* and you'll love it. Next time, I'll probably go back to one of the pasta dishes. My friend tore through the chicken Pappardelle - yum! And we both liked our desserts - the oatmeal bar and the banana split. (Nice to have a banana split of a size that's possible to eat!) The *crunch* on the banana is inspired! Always enjoy my visits to Preservation Kitchen.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • in the middle of the burbs
    Leon
    Dined on 10/16/2013
    This is a nice non-chain spot in really close vicinity of the suburbs. Not cost prohibitive to go when there's no real occasion, food is semi-unique and homemade. Service is good. The bar appears to be a good spot for sports games. I recommend visiting if you are close by.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Date Night
    RoseR
    Dined on 10/16/2013
    My Husband and I had a great dinner at Preservation Kitchen. We both loved our food. The favorite of the night was the Jack and Coke Float we had for dessert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seattle Restuarant Week
    Pats
    Dined on 10/15/2013
    Great food selctions, including choice of drinks as apps and dessert, loved it! Will recommend to friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Should not dissappoint
    JimC
    Dined on 10/12/2013
    Mussels with straw frites were a great starter with plenty for two to share but not quite enough grilled bread to soak up the delicious sauce (should have requested more!). Red Snapper and Salmon were nicely prepared and presented. The salmon came with some roasted vegetables and quinoa that paired together well. Above average quality and consistency. Desserts were somewhat average - good but not great. Plenty of wine choices, we choose a featured winery selection. Lighting in the room was a little brighter than we would have wanted and there is not much to absorb sound in the room. Overall a place we will return to, I'm sure, but not quite at the fit for foodies level.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food!
    TNTblue
    Dined on 10/12/2013
    But overpriced. Could use more seasoning (my preference). Even when full didn't seem crowded. Nice quiet evening for the wife & I. Will return and try the food again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lil Place - in BOTHELL!
    Lolly425VIP
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    I saw mixed reviews on this place and took a gamble recommending it for an important dinner date. I'm glad I did - the place is really charming and our food was excellent! We started with the cheese plate and the feta cakes - very tasty. Our table had filets, snapper and short ribs - everyone had a clean plate. Desserts were really delish too. And there was a good wine selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant dining experience
    happycamper
    Dined on 10/4/2013
    All dishes ordered were very good, especially the mussel appetizer. Wine sauce superb. Will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful New Spot for Me
    Kinrho
    Dined on 9/18/2013
    Eating at Preservation Kitchen was delightful. The reimagined beautiful and quaint home was a unique space to eat. It was quiet enough to have a great conversation. The service was good and the food was all made in house and delicious. My beef tacos were so tender and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Evening
    Grahly
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    I had dinner with an old friend and Preservation Kitchen was recommended to us from another friend. It was a gem of a place! The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere was perfect especially for two old friends to talk and get caught up! We decided that this would be our meeting place from now on! Highly recommend this restaurant and bar!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sit on the patio if you can
    Wdee
    Dined on 9/1/2013
    In the last days of summer, the patio is a nice place to relax and enjoy a leasant dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fine dining without the price tag
    OrangeCrush
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    The food was excellent. Well balanced and cooked perfectly. Only two downfalls. 1) The music was way too loud for this place to be romantic and 2) our entrees were served before I was done with my appetizer (very annoying - I expect that at less quality restaurants but not at a fine dining one).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    AnneVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2013
    We took a client to dinner and it was wonderful. My only complaint was that the restaurant was hot and stuffy. With the humid air outside, it was too warm inside to be comfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.