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smoked bone marrow, chickpea, salsa verde
wild ramps, 30-month Parmigiano-Reggiano
Gnocchi alla Romana
Anderson Valley Ranch lamb sugo, spuma di Parmigiano-Reggiano
Consistently excellent. Wonderful menu mix of new dishes and variations of old favorites. The service is always up to the very high standard set by the kitchen, which is a rarity. This is as comfortable a high end dining experience as you could hope for. We have the good fortune to be local and never left without feeling like we just had a very special evening.
One of the best meals we’ve had out in a long time. The pasta was pure perfection, salad was fresh and the service was superb. They took every precaution amidst the virus to sanitize. I can hardly wait to go back to enjoy the deck in the summer.
We love Cafe Juanita. Great food and service. We live that is a chef/restauranteur place. More ownership and authenticity. Yum!
Deserves a Star!!
Exquisite food and flawless service in an elegant space. If you want fantastic Northern Italian food, this should be your go-to place in Western WA.
As always amazing food, outstanding service, and perfect atmosphere. Looking forward going back and also enjoying the outdoor area when the weather gets a bit warmer.
First visit in over a decade (seems like they are always booked) . We won’t wait again; we’ll be back. Menu is limited but it is apparent that lots! of care goes into each and every dish, including the bread plate and salads. None of the old Italian standards like Chicken Parmigiana on the menu. Service was great. $8 to park, plus tip. We were near the kitchen which was loud and the oversized door allows a draft, so 4 star with 5 star flavors.
Fresh and spotless as always with impeccable personable service. We loved the housemade Tarajin and risotto, and the branzini and appreciated the wine recommendation. Wonderful meal!
We celebrated my wife's birthday at Cafe Juanita. Everything was perfect. We both had amazing meals, and the service was exceptional. We couldn't have been happier!!
Absolutely amazing. The food and service was exceptional. Will be back.
Our great experience started from the time we made the reservation with someone from the restaurant calling to ask us if we have any special requirements. We were seated promptly and made to feel welcome and comfortable. We ordered the vegetarian tasting menu and enjoyed every course. Our favorite was the pasta dish with sage butter. It is a lot of courses / food, so make sure you don't end up eating too much of the amazing basket of bread.
Awesome service, amazing food and my wife and I had a great time
Outstanding food and service coupled with a quiet ambiance made for a very memorable evening!
Unbelievable dining experience. Absolutely perfect place for a special occasion.
Incredible for vegetarians. There's a good reason why Holly Smith is recognized as the best restaurateur/chef in Seattle.
My husband loves the rabbit each time we visit. This is a special restaurant!
Belated Valentine’s Day dinner
The ambiance, service and food at Cafe Juanita is fantastic. I took my husband recently to celebrate his birthday. We had a great table and our host and waitress wished him a happy birthday. I called before to request a chocolate dessert with a candle for his birthday and what was delivered to close out the celebratory meal was the tiniest chocolate mouse I've ever seen. I would have brought in a cake had I known how minimal and underwhelming the birthday dessert would be.
Recommend for business dinners or a date night. Skip for a birthday celebration.
We have been going there many years because the food and service are excellent. It is our go to place for any special celebrations.
We have visited a few times and the experience is always delightful. Attentive staff, comfortable atmosphere and delicious food! Our recent visit, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary!
Excellent as always. Best on the Eastside for food, service, and overall quality
Enjoyed son's birthday and daughter's engagement dinner with excellent service and food.
Great food, great service, great interior design. Would like to try their tasting menu next time when I will be there on a weekend!
Went for Valentine's day tasting menu... The server didn't do a great job at explaining the options. We ended up choosing the special menu. Food was great and we enjoyed the experience but the portions were small and we left the restaurant still hungry. For the price (about $500 for two) I was hoping to at least fill my appetite. Still love the restaurant but would probably go with the a la carte next time.
Any time you come you it will be special. But Valentine's they go all out. It was three hours of decadence and joy.
Outstanding Valentine’s Day menu! Pricey, but worth every penny!
Last night we visited Cafe Juanita for an early Valentine’s Day dinner & were delighted with the amazing food, service & ambience! This was one of our favorite dining experiences in Seattle (Kirkland) & will not be our last there. Thanks, Cafe Juanita for making our night so special!
Impeccable food and service. Exceptional pasta. Rack of lamb rates among the best. A dining experience that rivals that of the best New York restaurants.
Café Juanita has become our favorite restaurant for a special occasion. Always friendly and fun!
Amazing food, nice wine selection, romantic atmosphere(great valentines date night), attentive & extremely knowledgable service - all around great dining experience.
We were there celebrating a birthday and while the Food and service was nice there was nothing complementary for the birthday Except for a decorated plate with a candle which was disappointing because it makes you wonder why do they ask in the first place Seems that for the price point they could throw in a little something special
I had a wonderful experience at cafe Juanita. The chefs tasting meal with wine pariring was definitely a bargain for the quality and amount of wine given.
I would definitely come back to cafe Juanita on my next visit to Washington.
I've eaten all over the world and Cafe Juanita brings a combination of great food and a cool vibe that I haven't found many places. Well priced for what you get. Bravo!
Lovely restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or just enjoy a fantastic meal with wonderful service. Everything we tried was an A+++. Yes it is pricey, but worth the splurge.
French style cuisine, local flavors, good plating, great service.