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Vios Cafe - Capitol Hill
Vios Cafe - Capitol Hill

Vios Cafe - Capitol Hill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vioscafe.com/vioscapitolhill.html
  • Phone: (206) 329-3236
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday- Saturday: 11:00AM - 4:30PM

    Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00PM - 9:00PM

    Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Payment Options: MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean
  • Executive Chef: Thomas Soukakos
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Counter Seating, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: We are also available to deliver and serve a meal at your desired place. We select the menu in advance and talk about all the detailed arrangements and we can provide staff to serve and clean after your party is done.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E Aloha St.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking for 6 cars is available behind our building.
A word from Vios Cafe - Capitol Hill
Vios Café is an authentic Greek restaurant where food is celebrated with the art of cooking in a setting reflecting the comforts of home.

With a generous spirit, Thomas Soukakos shares his passion for gathering around the table, love of good food, and long conversations with family and friends.
At Vios, even the simplest meal is a guaranteed good time.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Diner Reviews
  • "My husband and I took our 3 month old here for brunch for the first time since he was born and we had such a great experience. The restaurant had a great atmosphere, the staff was exceptionally friendly and made us feel welcome with our baby, and the food was great! It is hard to find a great restaurant that is family friendly on Capital Hill and we will definitely be returning here often!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This was my first visit and I will definitely be back. Wonderful service. We did not have young kids in tow but were not bothered by presence of kids in the corner. It is an understated feature of the place and not a deterrent as some reviews have suggested. Great neighborhood spot and good place to take friends who enjoy Greek food."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We had breakfast items, lunch items, coffee, esspresso and mimosas. All of it was great. Eggs Benedict served on latkes instead of bread was awesome. The server was friendly and attentive. The restaurant also has a rather large play area in the corner suitable for toddlers. Kept my friend's kids occupied quietly before and after they ate."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This is the place to bring toddlers because of the fantastic kid's corner and family friendly vibe. There are a few tables (and a couple booths) that butt up to half walls that create the play space. It is very well designed and very clean. The front of the house is sectioned off for tables without kids and there are even seats outside so there is something for everyone. The food was very good but not why we went there. We just needed a comfortable place to relax with friends that have a two year old and not have to apologize for every little thing. Even on a Saturday, we didn't feel rushed to turn the table. Thank you Vios for filling a much needed void in the Seattle dining scene. We'll be back."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We celebrated my husbands' birthday last week and it could not have been better. Jorge was the best waiter EVER. We'll be back ! "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "This place is super kid friendly with a dedicated play area for the kids to escape to so the parents aren't hurried to finish their dinner. Only complaint was the service was extremely slow on the particular night that we ate there. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Always a treat. Vios is comfortable, dependable and spot on. Looking forward to our next visit."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Very dependable, good food, good wine, good service. I'm never disappointed and neither are my guests. Go to Vios and enjoy."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "I understand that Mother's Day is a very busy time for restaurants. That said, I would think that owners, managers, staff are prepared. Our brunch got off to a slightly rocky start. We waited quite some time for our menus, water, and coffee. I know that the wait staff was slammed but waiting is not fun. Not fun when we made reservations and confirmed our reservations. It ended up being fine and the food was great. Yummy coffee. It was also a nice gesture to offer mimosa's to mothers. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The food is like what you would want at home. Its very well prepared and serviced right away! The flavors are wonderful and food consistant each time we have eaten here. All servers are friendly and engaging. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Had a lovely dinner. Very friendly, good food, nice wine, excellent service. We will be back."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Friendly staff, prompt service, great food. Love the kids play area. highly recommended."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Was impressed by the easy going ambience of this restaurant. The lamb souvlaki was excellent, and although I usually take home leftovers, I ate everything on my plate. I highly recommend this most comfortable place with some of the tastiest food I've had the good fortune to eat!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "If you are looking for a unpretentious, clean, and friendly place that serves good and flavorful food, then Cafe Vios is a top choice. I accidentally came across this gem while driving through Capital Hill one very hungry Saturday morning. When you step in, you are immediately welcomed by a hustling and bustling kitchen. The friendly staff greeted me right away, and I was seated by the window. The menu isn't big but full of tantalizing Mediterranean fares and also traditional American brunch dishes with nice twists. This is definitely a family-friendly place. Both times I visited, someone was celebrating a birthday. The noise level is acceptable and you will leave the place odor-free. I will mostly definitely be going back soon!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "I love Vios. They are so delicious and so kid-friendly at the same time. the servers are total pros who are also very sweet to families and the food is excellent, excellent, excellent. Community treasure!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This neighborhood gem has great food and a friendly staff. Children have a place here making it all about the family. The food is outstanding and we enjoy dining here."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "We celebrated the baptism of our newborn baby at Vios Café. We had a large group and the staff was very accommodating and helpful to all of us. The food was excellent and the servers were all very charming. Can't say enough great things about this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This is a family-oriented restaurant with large portions and a readily provided children's menu. It also has a play area for kids, so many families dine here. If you want a date night at a Greek restaurant, I'd suggest something else, but if you want to gather the family for a celebration, this is your spot. We had the Lamb Souvlaki (skewers) and shared the roasted cauliflower. Both were seasoned nicely. The staff is familiar with food allergies and happy to accommodate most menu items, but not all of the ingredients are listed in the menu, so be sure to have the server confirm the items. I highly recommend making a reservation several days in advance if you bring a group, because the restaurant felt full within minutes of opening."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This is our go-to place for a local brunch. Food and coffee is great and staff are always welcoming! Love it."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We've been coming to Vios for years and food has been consistently good. Lots of healthy choices. Environment is warm and cozy. Very kid friendly with a play area. Nice list of Greek wines too."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "What a fabulous place to go with three generations of a family."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "We had a wonderful brunch at Vios Capitol Hill. The mushroom, sage and Manouri cheese omelet with breakfast potatoes and grilled bread was so good. And what could be better than a server who was so welcoming, gracious, and knowledgeable - thank you Ann! Will definitely go again!"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "We chose this restaurant because it was close to the venue for a concert we were attending, and it worked out perfectly. Our party of 4 had the gyros, lamb souvlaki, flank steak and prawns special. All were very good, though the lamb was slightly overcooked, and the skewers were a little small. The wine list was not long, but we found a very suitable sangiovese to share. The service was excellent. We told our waiter about our concert starting time, and he made sure the timing worked, and even came by a little before the time we needed to leave to make sure we could get our check settled in time."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We are soooo lucky to have this fab restaurant in our neighborhood! And it was truly a great place to dine on New Years Eve en route to a party. Not only is the food gourmet- and as ex-NYers, we're kinda fussy- but the staff and the warmth that they give the restaurant make it our favorite time and again! Thanks Tomas, Jorge ET al!!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We live in the neighborhood and love Vios, but that appreciation was reinforced this weekend when we met some friends visiting from out of town for brunch there. It was great because our two young sons could play in the kid area while we were able to have a uninterrupted conversation with our friends. Our boys loved the waffles; we loved the shashuka and eggs benedict we got (the latke base is a nice alternative to an English muffin, at least for my gluten-free sweetie). Highly recommend this place if you want good food and you have kids in tow."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "This is the best place in Seattle to bring kids. The food is delicious, the play area is great, and the waiters are very kid-friendly."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "There is a play area for kids, which makes this a great choice for young families. But those of us who would rather dine sans the kiddie screeches find it a bit annoying. That said, the food is delicious, the flavor profiles deep and luscious -- generally. There are a few dishes that fall flat, but I really have enjoyed most dishes I have ordered. There is one waiter who upsells quite a bit and we were disappointed with the wine he suggested."
    Dined on 12/17/2013
  • "I recall going there when they opened about 8 or 9 years ago and remembered it was just fantastic healthy greek food. To this day I go there at least once a month and am always delighted by the food and service. Its so great to have an dependable, excellent restaurant in walking distance"
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "As a parent with 2 small kids, Vios is a rare find - a restaurant with truly delectable food, warm and consistant service, and kid-friendly atmosphere. It's hard to find a place that serves healthy, delicious food for both kids and adults. But you don't have to bring kids to enjoy Vios. I would recommend it for groups, dates, business lunches, family gatherings...you can't go wrong. Bottom line - food is fantastic and the place is full of heart and soul. Go now!"
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We come back again and again to the friendly, welcoming team at Vios. There is hands down no better place in Seattle where the adults can eat a delicious meal and the kids are happy, full-bellied, and entertained. And the team at Vios does a good job of seating the families near the play area so people without kids can eat in the quieter front area."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "Third time here and never anything but excellent food....Staff and owner make sure that you are happy...We are looking forward to our next visit..."
    Dined on 9/29/2013
  • "Embarrassingly, I live on North Capital Hill and many times has passed VIOS on the way home. It's always busy and looks inviting. This past weekend with friends in town, we stopped in for dinner and where rewarded with a wonderful experience. The food was very good as well as the service. OK, I admit have previously enjoyed lunch and several quiet afternoon coffee's, which are equally nice."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Three of us had dinner on Saturday prior to a concert in the neighborhood. This was the first time there for all of us, but definitely not the last! Greek salad, lamb and chicken souvlaki, a bottle of wine, and two desserts -- all superb. Fast, friendly service too. I'm glad we made reservations because the place was packed."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "We had such a great time - there were 10 moms and 10 babies. We had incredible food and outstanding service. It is such a wonderful piece of the neighborhood and is welcoming to moms and babies (not always easy to find!)."
    Dined on 9/13/2013
  • "We had a wonderful dinner on a Wednesday night with seven adults and 4 kids (5yr,3yr,14mos,9mos). They have great long tables for large groups and plenty of highchairs. The waitstaff was excellent with the group and kids. HUGE bonus that they have a kid area - toys, books, little chairs, this place is stocked! Also great facilities for baby changing. The food was delicious and they had many options to please a variety of eaters (kid, veg, meat, etc.) Service wasn't super speedy but worth the wait for their food. Already planning on coming back with our PEEPS group next time."
    Dined on 9/4/2013
  • "We had a very enjoyable evening at Vios Cafe. The food was enjoyed by both adults and children ages 13 and 10. The service was first-rate and we felt that we got great value for the money. The whole family agreed that this was a "come again" restaurant!"
    Dined on 8/24/2013
  • "...was fabulous! Friendly, attentive staff and delicious, authentic Greek food made for a lovely night for me and my 3 girlfriends! Make sure to make a reservation as the fill up fast!"
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "I am so lucky to have this restaurant in my neighborhood. We have eaten there 2x this week when it was too hot to cook in our kitchen. The other night the windows were open and people were walking in and taking tables inside and outside, I was reminded of one of my fondest memories of Rome. Our hotel was was in a neighborhood and we walked and stumbled across a restaurant with tables and lights and families gathered. We took a table and were surrounded by local people in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It was the most charming evening of my trip. This is what Vios brings to me."
    Dined on 8/8/2013
  • "I've never been to a place that has a play area for the kiddos, this makes for a very loud and exciting dining experience - which was perfect. The service was great, the wait staff showed interest in making sure everyone was happy (you could tell they actually like having all the kids around) they all said hello to the children. Overall the place is very accommodating for families. Great food options for the little ones and the rest of us. The Trio Sampler plate was delicious as great size to share and the chicken souvlaki had the most amazing slow roasted tomatoes. The chocolate salted caramel custard was very satisfying for dessert. You can't beat $20 bottles of wine either!"
    Dined on 7/23/2013
  • "Seattle has many restaurants with kid play areas, but this is the only one we've been to that has excellent food. The service staff are always pleasant and helpful. A real gem!"
    Dined on 7/7/2013