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Cafe Juanita serves prix-fixe multi-course tasting menus with optional wine pairings, and many other tempting possibilities to embellish your meal. Current menus can be viewed at www.cafejuanita.com. We are happy to modify dishes for dietary restrictions; please advise when making reservations. We offer four tasting menus from which you may choose: omnivore, pescatarian, vegetarian, and vegan, ranging in price per person from $150-$190. We have a supplemental a la carte menu, and tasting menu items can also be ordered a la carte.
Dress code is elegant, formal *no leisure or athletic attire please.
Please make a note if you prefer a table inside or outside and we will try to accommodate your request.
We focus on locally sourced, farm-to-table menus with hand crafted cocktails, as fluid as the seasons.
Like Ernest Hemingway our hunger knows no borders!
Open to those 21 and older.
Led by Executive Chef Luke Kolpin (Formerly of Noma and Bravo's Top Chef), Cedar + Elm’s menu is inspired by the undeniable spirit of the region we’re proud to call home. Every ingredient, flavor, and method of preparation is infused with an anchored authenticity. The bounty of each season informs our direction, culminating in familiar and approachable dishes with refined presentations and bold flavors.
Join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea, or brunch, for an inspired Pacific Northwest dining experience.
Please, join us at Chianti for the most delicious authentic Italian cuisine, happy hour, Italian transported wines and breakfast coming soon!
- SstacySeattle / Eastern Washington •4 reviews5.0Dined 1 day agoWe had a lovely evening celebrating a friend’s birthday! the highlight was our exceptional service—our server was especially attentive, helpful and thorough. she really made our experience great!!!! additionally, the craft cocktails were beautiful and the vibe is cozy and festive. it was loud but i think that was us having fun!!!More infoBottle & BullPrice: Moderate• Contemporary American• Kirkland•4.7
- JBJanieBSeattle / Eastern Washington •15 reviews5.0Dined 2 days agoExcellent true Italian food. Excellent white tablecloth service. Reasonably priced. Will definitely frequent this restaurant in the future.More infoRistorante ParadisoPrice: Moderate• Italian• Kirkland•4.7
- BBeebmanvipSeattle / Eastern Washington •30 reviews5.0Dined 5 days agoWe had a wonderful dinner. The gumbo was the best. The waitstaff was excellent. We were there on Wednesday night, so they have live music, which was great. We will definitely go back again. Cheers!More infoArleana'sPrice: Very Expensive• Caribbean• Kirkland•4.5
- JJercevipSeattle / Eastern Washington •8 reviews5.0Dined 6 days agoFeast is my favorite Kirkland restaurant. This time, it was noisier than I'm used to because I chose a table in the bar area. Next time, I'll opt for the quieter dining room.More infoFeast - KirklandPrice: Expensive• French• Kirkland•4.7
- JWJeanWvipSeattle / Eastern Washington •23 reviews5.0Dined on Nov 26, 2023Always a pleasure to dine here with a huge variety to choose from. Excellent scallops special last night!More infoVolterra KirklandPrice: Expensive• Italian• Kirkland•4.6
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A quaint, tree-filled downtown leads to a sprawling waterfront, creating the perfect backdrop to Kirkland. Kirkland is one of Eastside Seattle's hidden gems; you can wander past fro-yo creameries and sinfully rich espresso bars on your way to the water or detour for a painting class that doubles as a wine tasting. Looking for something a little more wild? There is a rising food scene geared toward adventurous eaters, with restaurants clamoring to make wild boar tenderloin or a bit of braised rabbit easily available to diners. Round off your meal with some coffee and macaroons for dessert. Plenty of bars are open for nightcaps to complete your evening.
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