Blue Star Cafe and Pub

3.9
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$30 and under
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American
Blue Star Café and Pub offers a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, timeless interior, & a deliciously satisfying breakfast and lunch menu. Well known as Wallingford’s favorite everyday eatery because it's the perfect meeting spot for families, friends, & business associates. Their versatile classic menu is full of fresh & house-made options: inventive scrambles, fresh baked sides, satisfying salads, juicy signature burgers, vegan/vegetarian options, & classic comfort dishes. Their full service bar offers over 20 taps of seasonal microbrews and amazing Bloody Marys and freshly squeezed mimosas.
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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM

What 29 People Are Saying
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3.9based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.9
service
3.6
ambience
4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GS
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast here during a recent Seattle visit. The wait staff were very friendly and accommodating. The coffee was great, the food was superb and we are very picky.

DM
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Great local place, breakfast all day, good food. Not always great service. Worth it.

p
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice place, good food, nice people, good drinks. We will come back.

PS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food. Nice people. Ok prices. Good drinks. I would come back

SB
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for breakfast all day long but you can't go wrong with ordering anything on the menu.

F
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food at good prices

MI
Detroit
30 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience5

We were really pleased with our weeknight dinner. The atmosphere is laid back and we liked the atmosphere. The food was great and service was fine. Friendly staff. Definitely recommend!

JS
Los Angeles
16 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fairly new to this Seattle neighborhood, I was looking for a good local place for lunch. Blue Star came up and I tried it. It was really quiet, but the sandwich I had was pretty nice and with a nice glass of wine it was a very nice, quiet lunch. I'll go back given the chance.

OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Warm, friendly atmosphere. Wanted to watch basketball . Had a great sandwich and fried green bean appetizer.

J
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I really appreciated the chance to have a brunch reservation. Too many places want you to stand in line for an hour! The booths for two were spacious and cozy. Service was friendly and just right.

A
Seattle
13 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2016
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Blue Star Café has a large selection of eggs, omelets, and other goodies. On a week day morning, it was quiet and made a nice setting for food and conversion. The service was quick and friendly.

S
Seattle
21 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2015
Overall4food4service4ambience3

My husband had never been here & it has been years since I was here. Very nice surprise - food was very good and the service was very good at a reasonalbe price. We certainly will frequent more often!

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2015
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good throw back restaurant and kid friendly

R
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great shrimp Caesar salad - great service and food

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice, pleasant atmosphere , not busy On Wednesday eve, and even though they knew nothing of our reservation on Open Table web site, were able to seat use immediately. Food was great, plenty of it, all came on time. I here the morning breakfasts are really popular.

LA
San Diego
34 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2015
Overall3food3service4ambience3

For breakfast or dinner, this is the kind of comfortable neighborhood spot you feel like you can drop into anytime. Unfortunately, we don't live in the neighborhood, but feel like we do when we visit.

T
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2015
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Right when I walked in, I thought this place was going to be chaos. The host station was empty and was told by about 3 people that "they'd be with us in a minute". Meanwhile, more people were coming in and a crowd was forming in the entrance, losing track of who was in first. There was really no organization and staff seemed completely frazzled. Once we finally sat down, however, our waitress was patient and attentive and the food was great. I am hopeful the confusion up front is abnormal and will be better in the future.

b
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2014
Overall4food3service5ambience4

My book club was meeting at the restaurant, and I'd asked if we could be tucked away in a quiet corner so it would be easier for everyone to hear our discussion. The staff were great, and we had our own section set off from the busy, noisier part of the restaurant. It was perfect.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2014
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had a full breakfast which exceeded expectations. Service was fast, friendly, attentive (in a good way h20 & coffee always taken care of)...a hidden gem that serves breakfast!

MC
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2014
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place for a relaxed, casual meal. The food was excellent. We ordered the Fried Chicken, The Kitchen Sink, and the Mac 'N Cheese with chicken strips. Delish! Will definitely be returning.

TG
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2014
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We enjoyed a fun Valentines dinner at Blue Star. Ordered the Specials which were tasty and filling. Could not pass up dessert - the Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pie is outstanding!

AF
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2013
Overall3food4service4ambience3

This place is exactly what you'd expect. If you've been to one pub, you've been to them all. Good selection of beer, pretty decent food, good service, and generally nice place to hang out. I wouldn't say anything stands out as exceptional, but most nights that's not what I'm looking for. Would recommend for a laid back dinner and drink.

AI
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2013
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Decided to take a couple of friends new to Seattle to this place I wanted to show them a diner experience and there is nothing really fitting this description on the eastside. We were put in to an area to the left side of the door as you come in, and it was very warm with no A/C or open windows. We had our 15-month old with us and they provided a high chair. The food was good, hearty starters, but the problem is the entrées arrived before we had finished our starters. This seems to be either a standard practice across food establishments in the US or we are just not used to this coming from the UK. Without enough time between courses, was unable to finish entrée! Not good value for money. Unlikely to drive from eastside to return.

WM
Seattle
14 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2013
Overall2food2service2ambience1

one of those places that could be awesome neighborhood pub, but just isn't, just leaves you feeling let down...

A
Seattle
13 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2013
Overall4food4service4ambience2

A nice, medium-sized pub-style place with good burger choices as well as other items. Service was friendly and prompt.

A
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2013
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I always like going to the Blue Star. the food is good, the beer selection is fantastic, it accommodates big groups but isn't too terribly noisy, and the staff are nice.

D
Seattle
36 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2013
Overall4food4service4ambience4

great neighborhood place. main room is very energetic but the back room is much quieter and suitable for larger groups. impressive beer list on tap and you can get samplers if you can't decide on one. the food was solid good. Burgers galore and a decent list of salads also.

l
Seattle
34 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2012
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Our overall impression was good, and the food was pretty good, too, but my rib eye steak was ordered medium rare but was overcooked. Neighboring diner's steak looked medium rare, so I'm guessing the kitchen might be a little inconsistent.

OT
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2012
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant!!! Loved the food, drink and Tom the bartender.

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