Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Bellevue

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322 reviews
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Upgrade your lunch. Add a touch of luxury to a business or social luncheon at Mariposa. Upscale contemporary cuisine featuring Neiman Marcus Classics with the traditional NM favorites: popovers with strawberry butter, chicken broth, and chicken salad. Full wine and liquor bar with emphasis on Washington selections.

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Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Join us for specials with just Dad in mind, he deserves it!

Sunday, June 16, 2019

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d
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

A burger took 25 minutes to come in a day when no one was there ... but the food was great
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E
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very pleasant space. Friendly, professional service. Food is a little pricey, but good quality. I could do without the freebies (chicken broth, popover)

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NN
Seattle
47 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Delightful place! Food is always good; LOVE the consomme served when you sit. Quiet, genteel atmosphere... most of the time. Unfortunately, there are those young parents who mistakenly assume that others think their crying infant or tantrum-throwing 2yr old is fine with everyone.
No, they are not!

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AD
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I grew up going to Neiman Marcus restaurant in New York, Chicago and Atlanta. I was so happy to introduce my 2nd daughter to a family tradition!

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LR
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Worst choice for Mother's Day Brunch E.V.E.R. We were excited coming here, growing up going to the Zodiac Room at the flagship store in downtown Dallas as a child, but if this is the best Neimans can do, please close Mariposa and stop the regret by unsuspecting customers for coming here.

Our party of 7 were the first to arrive/seated ... yet, every mother in the restaurant received a rose, except my mother-in-law and I. We received pop-overs and water, but it took 30+ minutes for our mimosa and bloody marry and 30+ minutes to place our orders.

We were told the brunch menu was not being served, so the Avocado Toast my husband wanted he could not have. We were the ONLY table not to receive a cup of broth (all other tables received them) and our drinks went dry repeatedly. My husband had to take water from our 5 yr old. We flagged the waitress down repeatedly for water, once she came and only refilled my glass and left everyone else's dry.

ONE HOUR after we sat down, our food was served, and what a disappointment it was.
- Crab club was served dry. No mayo, dressing, nothing.
- Tuna tar tar, which we ordered as an appetizer was served with the meal.
- Child's pasta (we asked for no red sauce) was served DRY and had to request Parmesan.
- Seafood stew had only 2 shrimp and was supposed to have scallops, etc. but it must have been blended into the tomato base for all my MIL and Nanny could make out.
- chicken dish waitress's recommendation was bland
- pot roast not so comforting.

Disappointment is too weak a word to describe this experience. We waited 15 minutes for plates to be cleared and by the time the waitress asked about desserts - we were over it and ready to leave. We had seen enough. We felt completely neglected and discriminated against, as we did not receive the same level of attention we witnessed other customers receiving around us. Complete and utter fail on a level rarely seen, on a day intended to be joyful and happy.

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AV
Seattle
14 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We go regularly and will continue to do so for special occasions. I did find some of the music to be a little bit bizarre for the ambience of the restaurant, e.g. they were playing disco music. Still love ❤️ it — excellent food and service.

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ME
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Their signature pop over and little cup of chicken broth is always a favorite of mine. Crab Louie salad is a must, so much crab! And the dressing is delicious as well. I best place to grab a chic lunch and then shop afterwards!

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L
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Mariposa exceeded my expectations! Excellent food and service.

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BC
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mariposa just never disappoints - it is a lovely place to take guests - especially if it is new to them. Love it!

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K
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the elegance of the room. Always wonderful, attentive service.

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JL
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always love lunch at Mariposa.
Food and service always delightful.

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MU
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Awesome dining experience ! First time to come here .. exceeded expectations ! Will come back

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J
Minneapolis
25 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

NM has always Been known for delivering the best and attention to detail. However this location just doesn’t. From the server with untrimmed , dirty nails to brown spots on the greens. Greasy plates and smudged glassware. I hope it gets fixed and brought to par.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Holiday lunch

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l
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Nice place for lunch. Service was medium and since NM validates parking they should as well for valet

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M
Seattle
24 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been here a number of times and always enjoyed. It has nice ambiance, convenient parking in an outdoor designer shopping area. What struck me this time was the higher prices for lunch items. A salad I used to get most times is now $26 (a couple of prawns with a quinoa base) and couldn’t believe the fish and chips were $34 and it didn’t even read that it was halibut. The pre-lunch mini chicken broth and muffin is always special. Just be prepared for prices that match the Bravern shops, but food and service are good.

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EA
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The service was impeccable, the food delicious and beautifully presented. The pre-meal offering of a cheese biscuit and demitasse of chicken broth was a delightful surprise that hit the spot on a cold and rainy November afternoon. Well done!! We will return!!

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KW
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Pacing was nice, environment elegant, waiter was very attentive, made good suggestions, liked the new additions to the menu.

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JL
Seattle
20 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual! Hugo provides excellent service and is very attentive to our needs. The food is always excellent and portioned well. The ambience is quiet, which is perfect for my parents who are older and a little hard of hearing. It's easy to park at Neiman Marcus and the restaurant validates parking. Perfect for lunch/brunch after church on Sundays.

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K
Phoenix
15 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great sevice and the ambiance is soothing. Creative menu. Love the popovers and the broth with cheddar cracker.

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D
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely menu with Northwest specialties of crab dishes. As always exceptional service and the starter of the soup and the popover to accompany the meal.

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L
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent birthday lunch. Fabulous service, quiet and great food.

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JL
Seattle
20 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to Mariposa two times, most recently for Father's Day, and the ambience has been very quiet both times. This is perfect for my father who is deaf in one ear and to whom noisy restaurants can be an unpleasant experience. The food has been very good (and it is consistently delivered VERY quickly). Our waiter was attentive and polite. If you're looking for a bustling restaurant that LOOKS hyper-popular this isn't the place. If you want an upscale location with very good food and a quiet ambience this is a very good bet.

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OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a pleasure🌷

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CS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely love this restaurant. The service was incredible and the food was delicious. Prices are a little bit high for what you receive but the experience was wonderful.

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OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

World-class dishes. The bread, strawberry butter, and the chicken broth are simply amazing.

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T
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great celebration lunch!

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JC
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

My friends and I gathered for a post-holiday lunch on Sunday, 1/14 at 1pm and our overall experience was just OK. The restaurant wasn't easily recognizable and there were no signs pointing us in the right direction. Once we were seated, our server (an older gentleman) brought over a biscuit with chicken soup, which was tasty. At that same time, my friend noticed her coffee mug had a lipstick stain so she asked for a new cup for her coffee. Instead of immediately apologizing and promptly getting her a new cup, our server stood there for a good 10 -15 seconds, inspecting the cup. He then proceeded to say that the cup just had coffee residue and walked away. Totally unnecessary. A friend and I ordered the bloody mary and in the description, there was supposed to be a carrot. When our drinks arrived, no carrot! The drink itself tasted a bit watered-down and we both felt it wasn't worth the $11. Finally, after the last of our group arrived, our server came over to take our orders. The food came out fairly quickly, which was nice. But instead of knowing who ordered what items (there was only 5 of us and the restaurant had about 2-3 other tables occupied), he had no clue. We expected better service for a restaurant that has higher than average prices but instead, there was a disconnect and several inconsistencies that resulted in an overall mediocre experience. I probably won't dine here again.

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AS
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Lunch date with my husband. We asked for water after getting the check and prior to paying but our request was either forgotten or ignored, not sure. 😐. The food was excellent and we enjoyed our lunch together.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2017
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

The service is typically atrocious... and this was no exception. It’s a nice dining room to meet friends for lunch. But don’t expect to get out quickly.
The bright spot is the bus boy who has been there for quite a while.
He keeps the dining room moving.. he clears tables, serves . He keeps the place together with kindness and a smile.
He is terrific and should be called out for his service.
On the other hand the waiter was disinterested, bored and should look for another occupation.

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W
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2017
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 4

Does not take Visa gift cards. Quuet. Expensive. Pretty. Good fir a special lunch.

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FL
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

It is always hit or miss at Mariposa. They have a very special product. It is a very beautiful atmosphere. The food is good. It is a beautiful place for a ladies’ luncheon. They do not have enough staff. The lighting is terrible. There is no ambience, like music (you are dining in a department store......). The staff is so harried, you have to flag someone down to get anything, and a luncheon takes a full two hours. It can get embarrassing, things take so long. BUT, the entire experience is fun. The food is pretty good, and the restaurant is pretty.

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KO
Seattle
29 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 1ambience 3

Food was great. Our server was terrible this time; no drinks brought to the table after 15 minutes, no follow-up the whole meal until I asked for the check.

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M
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

My daughters and I have been coming here for years for an annual Christmas lunch. We won’t be back. Front hostess was rude and marked us as a no show. Service was awful. Water never refilled, waiter never checked in. My daughter asked for coffee. Took 30 minutes and was lukewarm. Very disappointed.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Made a 9:00am reservation on Sunday which was confirmed. Arrived promptly a 9:00 to discover the restaurant closed. Why would open table confirm reservation when closed. Not a great way to start the day.

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WT
Miami
34 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2017
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

Slow service & my main course was cold by the time it was served...

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s
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 5

The waiter failed to tell us that the reason why we received

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S
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Favorite place for special occasions.
Food is great!
Lots of options.
Nice decor.
Good service.

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J
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great special the day we went to lunch. Steak/shrimp with mashed potatoes and vegetable. My husband was very pleased with the entree.
It was his birthday, so they gave us a flourless chocolate cake slice for dessert. Really good!

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SD
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go -to lunch spot when we want to be somewhere special. Love the menu choices, the ambience and the wait staff. Shortly after you arrive you are served the most delicious taste of chicken broth with a tiny scone, and one of their famous popovers served with creamy strawberry butter. Yum!

The crab bisque and their blackened salmon tacos are two of my favorites.

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