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7:00 PM

Blue Star Cafe and Pub

22 reviews
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$30 and under
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Perfect For:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
Blue Star Café and Pub offers a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, timeless interior, & a deliciously satisfying 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. Our full service bar offers over 20 taps of seasonal microbrews, daily drink specials and everyday happy hour from 3pm – 6pm.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(206) 548-0345
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Our semi-private meeting room can accommodate almost 40 guests. A set menu can be designed for your group upon request.
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Private party contact
Wendy: (206) 548-0133
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Cross street
N 45th Street
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Pub Trivia Monday Nights - free, fun, prizes! 8pm - 10pm.
Beer, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 22 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.7based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on June 21, 2017

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.

4.0Dined on March 17, 2017

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

5.0Dined on February 15, 2016

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.

4.0Dined on January 4, 2016

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.

4.0Dined on December 31, 2015

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!

4.0Dined on December 5, 2015

Good throw back restaurant and kid friendly

5.0Dined on October 9, 2015

Had a great shrimp Caesar salad - great service and food

5.0Dined on June 17, 2015

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.

3.0Dined on April 29, 2015

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.

4.0Dined on April 10, 2015

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.

4.0Dined on October 15, 2014

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.

4.0Dined on May 30, 2014

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!

5.0Dined on April 18, 2014

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.

5.0Dined on February 14, 2014

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!

3.0Dined on October 11, 2013

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.

3.0Dined on June 27, 2013

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.

2.0Dined on March 10, 2013

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

4.0Dined on February 14, 2013

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

4.0Dined on February 1, 2013

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.

4.0Dined on January 19, 2013

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.

3.0Dined on December 22, 2012

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.

5.0Dined on July 6, 2012

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