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520 Bar & Grill

4.5
304 reviews
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$30 and under
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Northwest
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  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Voted Best Bar in 425 Magazine. We are Bellevue’s upscale Neighborhood Bar with GOOD FOOD. Everything is freshly prepared. Voted best meeting spot 7 years in a row. An Eastside tradition. 520 is the place where Bellevue meets for lunch, gathers for after-work cocktails, celebrates anniversaries, birthdays and friendship! Kids are welcome too- as are friendly dogs on our patio.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Northwest, American
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Hours of operation
Monday through Wednesday 11am to 10pm
Thursday 11am to 11pm
Friday 11am to midnight
Saturday 10am to midnight
Sunday 10am to 10pm

Happy Hours: Mon-Fri 2pm to 5:30pm -
Sat & Sun 3pm to 5:30 -

Late Night Happy Hour: Mon-Sun 9- Close
Happy Hour Brunch: Sat & Sun 9am-12pm
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Phone number
(425) 450-0520
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Polo Guapilla
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Private party facilities
We have several private dining ideas for you. Take over a portion or all of our restaurant for your event. We will take care of the rest. From a party of 6 to a rehearsal dinner for 50 or more, we promise to go out of our way to make this a wonderful time for you.
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Private party contact
Randi Brazen: (425) 450-0520
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Catering
We love parties anywhere! Let us bring 520 to you with custom assortment of platters, salad & more.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
102nd Avenue
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Parking details
We are one of the few properties on Main Street with our own parking lot behind the restaurant.
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Public transit
There are bus stops all along Bellevue Way and Main Street.
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Entertainment
There is always something going on at 520. With 8 large screens, the sporting world is always on front and center. Have a favorite game you want to see... we"ll get it on for you and your friends. There's music in the air and smiles everywhere. Our servers and bartenders are here to make your evening wonderful!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 304 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 7 days ago

The best item on the brunch menu is the french toast! This time around I got the western omelet and it was okay - I could make something more flavorful and tasty than theirs. The service was great and the coffee was tasty! Will definitely keep going back for that french toast!

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

One of our favorites....particularly during warm weather months when outdoor seating adds to the ambiance. The crabcakes and burgers are must haves....delicious!! The servers are always friendly and attentive. The 520 never disappoints!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Unbelievable, what a great time we had dining at 520... Courtney, Sara and Megan did a great job making us feel at home and recommending so amazing food. Don't miss trying this neighborhood gem.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Consistently great food and great service. Met family for Sunday brunch and a wonderful time was had by all.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Super friendly service! Casual and relaxed vibe. Good food and value. Great place to go to brunch, lunch or dinner with friends.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Good times!

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food and service were excellent. Noise level extremely high. You could barely hear the person sitting next to you and we were there before the dinner rush.

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

I had the 3 Tacos with Cod with a hold on the jalapeno & cilantro. I assumed holding the jalapeno would be holding the spiciness but wrong. The tacos were very spicy and it was not noted on the menu or my the server. Of course, I'm probably the one customer who can't tolerate heavy spiciness.

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3.0Dined on March 17, 2018

I’ve been here a couple of times and it was a zoo both visits. It’s a small space, with too many tables that were too close together. The noise level made it hard to have conversation. Our table was just inside the patio door so it was drafty with the door opening the whole time. Servers and customers passing our table to get to the patio were constantly bumping in to us. The wait staff were trying to turn tables over quickly so we felt rushed. That said, they were pleasant, the food was fine, and prices were decent. There are so many choices in Bellevue, that we’ll move on.

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Met a friend for dinner. We had a reservation in my name and I arrived first; the server knew my name and assured me that my friend would be brought to the table upon her arrival. When my friend arrived and gave my name, the server seated her on the patio (I was seated indoors). After waiting quite a while, she finally got up and found me by searching around the restaurant on her own.
Food was fine, not special.
Best thing was that they did not make us feel rushed as we stayed and talked quite a long time after finishing our meals.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Good food. Can only get eggs scrambled which makes me wonders if they get their eggs in cartons. Music was breaking in and out which was distracting. Good service by the staff.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Wait staff was super friendly, polite and gracious too!

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Service should improve. Table for 7 and server had difficulty even just getting silverware out to table. My guests waiting for the server to come by a couple of time before they could even place an order for beer as she kept missing them. Food is good, good people watching. Good drinks. Service could definitely be better.

On a different time we waited 10 minutes or more just for water at the bar...and it was not busy at all. Bartender finally decided to pour it, it took 20 seconds.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Good food. Service was a little slow. And she could come back a little more often. Empty drinks for quite a while. But other than than that will definitely be back.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

I really like the 520. The menus is really great and the owners and staff are very sweet people. What I don't like so much is the NOISE! Not sure why this place is so loud... lunch, dinner or cocktails it is always very LOUD (inside) and difficult to relax and converse. Call me crazy.... I'll be back... :)

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

My parents and I went to 520 Bar & Grill to have a celebratory new-job-dinner. We all ordered the burger and I added the avocado and bacon to mine. They exceeded my already high expectations... absolutely delicious, fresh ingredients and big portions too!! The service was also excellent. I brought my dog, so we sat outside on the patio. It was cold but we were brought blankets and seat cushions for our comfort. They even brought my dog a bowl of water. Definitely will be back!!

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Very pleasantly surprised. Looks like a sports bar, but the brunch we had was delicious and the service was very pleasant.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

This was my first experience and I'll definitely go back; such a gem in the middle of Old Bellevue. The menu is eclectic and unusual; the setting is vibrantly alive; the food was high quality and prepared perfectly. Our server, Brook, was friendly, funny, and attentive without interrupting our conversation unnecessarily. One of my new favorites for sure!

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

When they say their nachos are great here, they really mean great!! Most fabulous evening and was only out to play with my other half. Cocktails were amazing. Ambience is bustling. Hostess and servers were accommodating and attentive and not in your face at all! Great evening will absolutely be back :)

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Literally the best bread pudding I have ever had! Our server was awesome and we felt well taken care of by every staff member there. We'll be back!

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4.0Dined on December 29, 2017

It was nice, the servers took a little longer than expected for everything. The food was good, however.

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2.0Dined on December 22, 2017

If you’re looking for a nice dinner with the family, definitely look elsewhere. It’s more bar than grill, is very noisy since it is a small establishment and the food was hit or miss. The staff is friendly and attentive though. Seems like a good place for drinks with friends.

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4.0Dined on December 19, 2017

The Blackberry Margarita is to die for and the service is amazing

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Our waitress was fabulous. Very professional and accommodatating . She was very knowledgeable with the menu and help use decide what to order. We will diffently come back and also with a recommendation of our server try your Restraunt in Lincoln Square location.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

The food is always good. A bit loud so good for kids.

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4.0Dined on December 1, 2017

It's a great place for lunch but is really loud when it's packed for dinner. Great food and a good value in Bellevue.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Been a handful of times and never been disappointed. Great food, drinks and friendly staff!

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5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

We had a great friends get together. Great food and great house red wines cab and merlot!!! We will be back!!

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4.0Dined on October 28, 2017

Fantastic Bloody Mary. The waitress recommended a green chili Bloody w bacon. I loved it. Had 2!

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5.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Good food, friendly service! Overall was a nice brunch - the restaurant was definitely crowded, but the food still came out quickly and tasted great.

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4.0Dined on October 4, 2017

Steak salad is great. A little too loud bar atmosphere for lunch.

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4.0Dined on September 25, 2017

Fantastic salad and pulled pork sandwich today ay lunch. Our service was stellar!!

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5.0Dined on September 24, 2017

We love this place for Happy Hours and game days. Bar staff darling and on point. Only complaint is need new and bigger TV's. Cheers.

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1.0Dined on September 24, 2017

I have tried this restaurant three times for brunch and every time I walk out wondering why I came back, this is definitely the last time. The food is tasteless and bland. I am pretty sure I know how to make eggs better than The way it is prepared there.

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5.0Dined on September 17, 2017

Met some friends from out of town. Everyone loved the place. We sat on the back patio, it started the rain but they had large umbrellas and heaters so we didn't have to move.

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5.0Dined on September 14, 2017

Second time here in a month. Will go again. Great food, fairly priced. Great staff.

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4.0Dined on September 6, 2017

BLT today was good, fish part of fish and chips 5 nights ago was Terrible. Bread and batter inedible. Try Seattle Yacht club cod and chips.

Scott Hannah

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5.0Dined on August 31, 2017

Gute Location. Wenn ich in Bellevue bin versuche ich immer im 520 vorbei zu schauen. Essen super, Ambiente sehr gut.

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5.0Dined on August 27, 2017

Always a good time, good food, good atmosphere and pretty good service. We go for happy hour or a date night
I would recommend

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4.0Dined on August 21, 2017

Good variety and nice setting for outdoor seating. Enjoyed.

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