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Baron's Sino Kitchen & Bar

3.8
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25 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Chinese
Baron’s Sino Kitchen and Bar is located on the 2nd floor of Lincoln Square South, right next to the lobby bar of W hotel. The 8,200 square feet restaurant can accommodate up to 290 people, it has 3 private dining rooms with luxurious decoration, each of them is able to cater a party of 42 people. With its enchanting theater design and world-class mixology, Baron Sino Kitchen & Bar provides a modernized version of Classical Chinese cuisine. It uses only the finest ingredients and most skilled traditional cooking techniques to create innovative dishes and a fun dining experience.
Baron’s menu features the rich heritage of Traditional Chinese cuisine as well as our contemporary and innovative Chinese dishes. From work functions to social gatherings, we are happy to customize any menu for your special occasion.

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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 25 people are saying
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3.8based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.9
service
4.1
ambience
3.3
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63% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MaWenjie
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food1service5ambience4

First, the good thing. The service was very, very good, in spite of no temperatures being taken as promised in their COVID-19 policies. Those policies are not being followed. However, that is where it ends. I normally won't write negative reviews, but the food was simply to a level that people need to be warned. The "appetizer" was candied canned lotus root. The "sweet and sour" thing tasted like someone had gone to Safeway and bought American sweet and sour sauce and dumped it on some random seafood mix with veggies. The black cod was deep fried in oil that was old and on the verge of being off with some black bean sauce (from a jar) glopped on top.

This is NOT CHINESE FOOD of any kind. I've lived in Taiwan and have eaten at Chinese restaurants ranging from world-class to street food for 30 years. This is an American restaurant serving what they think is Chinese food.

The food I was served would have been three-stars in a restaurant where the four dishes and three drinks were $50.00 total, not the $180 (including tip, as I said, the service was excellent and the quality of the food was NOT the waiter's fault).

EA
EllenA
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was very good - shrimp pancakes - great; pork spareribs, too! Our waiter, Arthur, was outstanding.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience1

Overall quality suffered, not as good as before

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TimL
Portland
5 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience5

The dishes are so salty today, but luckily the manager asked chefs to redo.
The food quality and taste is lower than the price, so it's not a good value in my own opinion.

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AmiC
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall5food1service1ambience3

The service was atrocious and the food tasted like leftover Chinese take-out someone reheated in a microwave.

CQ
vipCQuan
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience2

We had reservations for Mon. at 7pm. The waitress was eager to take our order yet she forgot our beer because we had to ask where it was. We went there specifically for the Peking Duck and they didn't have any. They said they ran out. When we ordered the chicken, she had to check to make sure they had chicken. The price is not worth the small servings. It's pretty dark in the restaurant too, my father in law had a difficult time reading the menu.

DV
vipDenisVIP
Seattle
40 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing place, authentic, traditional. Food quality is excellent and their Pekin Style Duck is simply the best in Seattle.

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vipGwensgirl
Los Angeles
51 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so good! Best food I’ve had so far in Seattle! Expensive, but save up! It’s worth it!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Terrible food during happy hour

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Kersi
Seattle
23 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

This was my 2nd visit to Baron's. On my first visit, we were blown away with the dining experience. Not so much this time, hence the review.

Good:
+ Peking Duck & Pork Belly entree dishes were excellent as before.
+ Steamed buns filled with egg custard was a great dessert.

Bad:
- Service was rushed. Maybe it was "rush-hour" 7:00 pm on a Saturday.
- Our server did not take the time to talk to us and explain the offerings on the menu.
- I was given a filthy menu card (slathered in some sticky "sauce"). When I asked for a clean menu, my server gave me a questioning look that made me feel as though expecting a clean menu was too much.
- Imperial fried rice was tasteless.
- Eggplant "cakes" were tasty, but were brought to the table barely warm despite coming out of a deep fryer.
- Seafood noodles were brought to the table barely warm.

Not sure if I'll be revisiting any time soon. So much potential...

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great place to celebrate daughters 23rd birthday. Good food. Black cod was the best!

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Chuan
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

food is so so. Way too overpriced. Tables are too small and chairs are not comfy. The staple roasted duck is tiny, dry and tasteless. Don't they know they are supposed to use the specially fed fatty ducks for that dish?

MS
vipMerSea
London
6 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Peking duck is good.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
6 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience5

I called ahead to ask if they had a gluten free menu, they said yes and were quite enthusiastic about it. I show up and they have ONE thing gf on the menu...some weird tofu dish. Seriously?? That would be nice to know when I call ahead...huge waste of my time!

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Erik
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Try the duck and Smokey Old fashion. Portions are a bit smaller than expected but you will leave feeling satisfied rather than uncomfortable.

JK
JamieK
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience1

Good peking duck. Understaffed. Poor and inattentive service. Do not go there for special occasions.

KN
KarenN
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The food was excellent, my only complaint there was how quickly it was brought to us. That might sound funny, but we'd ordered a three course meal and my soup came long before I'd finished my appetizer so it wasn't even close to hot by the time I ate it. My main complaint about the evening was the service. We were greeted as if they were annoyed we came to the restaurant, our server never asked if we'd been there before, did we have any questions about the restaurant, type of food, service, etc. The restaurant was mostly empty, and while it was toward the end of the night, I do expect a reasonable level of service. They were out of an appetizer that most of my family ordered and the host came to the table to let us know and said "we'll order more tomorrow so there will be enough for customers that come in tomorrow." Uh, what? Why do we care if you have enough tomorrow and why are you talking to us like we work there? About half way through the meal our server started chatting with us like he just realized we were there. He did manage to salvage the poor service at that point, but things definitely did not start out well.

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vipuw1234
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went to Baron’s with a friend to try out their Seattle restaurant week menu. It was great! Great food and great value for all the food!
Also, our server was super nice, she answered all our questions, she was very knowledgeable of the menu.
The hostess who welcomed us was really nice and kind as well, she greeted us smiling and took us to our table.
Overall it was a great experience with great food, and I’m definitely going back to try other items from their menu.

TC
vipTerriC
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience5

The menu is modern mashup of pseudo Chinese dishes, certainly not from the provinces that they claim to hail. My friend and I went for restaurant week and it was clear from the measly selection that their food markup is about 75%. Very overpriced. Also, I’m thankful that while I can’t have wheat, I can ingest some soy sauce. Pretty much nothing can be modified to accommodate GF. Guess I will continue to drive to Richmond, BC for Chinese food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food are terrific ! Especially the signature Peking duck! Definitely best in Seattle area. The waiters are very helpful and nice.We have 3 toddlers. All staff were smiling to them and serve with patience. Absolutely a happy experience dinning there

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vipFara
Seattle
34 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Solid place for hang and chill at the bar with friends.

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HenryP
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the place best for it's Beijing roast duck which is so good:>)

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foodman
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall1food4service2ambience3

This must be a money laundering operation. Food is good but very overpriced and management has no idea of customer service and hospitably. Our first visit was reserved for trial via Seattle Restaurant Week. It is very clear on website to exclude Friday and Saturday of this special week's specials. We got there early on Sunday night to meet friends and were informed that there would be NO RESTAURANT WEEK offerings that night. I asked why I was not called earlier and hostess indicated she was just told that, really?? Anyway, decided to stay and try as looked nice; and friends joined us, and we were seated. I mentioned to waiter of disappointment about trial menu offering, and he was embarrassed and indicated would offer a "passport deal and $20 off instead for cancelling restaurant week. Four of us ate light and $200 later felt mislead and taken advantage of.
We basically had four dishes and no drinks - and no discount on bill as waiter offered either

Pretty empty Sunday night too and very large place and undoubtedly high overhead. I wonder if will still be open next year?

FD
vipFredD
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Wow, this food is good! My wife cannot wait to go back.

KC
vipKhooCK
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

We had the Restaurant Week menu. The appetizers were great. Wished they showcased their specialities for the main courses too. It was not memorable.

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Baron's Sino Kitchen & Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats. Baron's Sino Kitchen & Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (425) 363-0000.

Baron's Sino Kitchen & Bar is rated 3.8 stars by 25 OpenTable diners.

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