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About Russell's Restaurant

Tucked away in a beautifully restored barn, Russell’s Dining Room offers a dining experience that is like no other. Every taste is a celebration of Northwest traditions, perfectly crafted by Chef Russell Lowell’s unparalleled panache and his use of simple, fresh ingredients.

Located just minutes from the Woodinville Wineries, Russell’s Dining Room has a wonderful partnership with a variety of local wineries. Russell himself is known by many in the community as a prominent supporter of local businesses, keeping with his dedication to the Pacific Northwest.

Russell’s Dining Room… a food lover’s delight, a winemaker’s favorite and a warm, friendly setting.

3305 Monte Villa Parkway
Bothell, WA 98021-8972
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Northwest, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast and Lunch: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 2:30pm (no reservations)
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
39th Ave SE

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 486-4072

Website:
http://www.russelllowell.com/

Entertainment:
Monthly Winemaker Dinners with local wineries and notable winemakers. Weekly Wednesday Night Flights for happy hour in the bar. See our website for information on these favorites and other upcoming events.

Catering:
Russell Lowell is the cherished caterer of Puget Sound’s most discerning clients. Extraordinary food, professionalism, and polished service make Russell Lowell Catering one of the most successful catering companies.

Our dedicated team is committed to making sure every event has the highest level of cuisine, professional service, and proper event management. Our event coordinators will assist with as much planning and theme creation for your event as you need.

Executive Chef:
Russell Lowell

Private Party Facilities:
Tucked away in a beautifully restored barn, Russell’s offers private event spaces to fit any occasion. With Chef Russell Lowell at its helm, you will sample exquisite cuisine while our expert staff coordinates every detail of a flawless event.

Private Party Contact:
Private Event Coordinator: (877) 785-6238

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Russell's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 15, 2016

I've been a fan of Russell's but this last dinner left us all a bit disappointed. Charging $54 for a salmon dinner we felt was quite a bit and it just wasn't up to the standard as far as preparation that we've come to enjoy there. Way too much sauce over the top, minimum vegetables that were overcooked, and fat laden potatoes. I won't be in a hurry to go back any time soon! If you order the "special" at Russells, make sure to ask for the price first as we made the mistake in not doing this ourselves!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 11, 2016

The food and service were very good. The place was very,very,noisy that I could hardly hear my wife.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Outstanding food and service. Be prepared to maybe have to deal with a wedding party upstairs, which could be heard but not disruptive. Still a very good ambiance and great place away from everything else.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 7, 2016

As it always has been at this restaurant, our night out was very good. Hopefully that will continue in spite of Russell losing several key people in both the restaurant and catering sides in recent months.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 3, 2016

We love introducing this place to friends! Food never disappoints and the service (particularly with Dan) is always friendly!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 27, 2016

Consistently excellent! Love the cassuolet. Bread pudding with carmel and strawberry -rhubarb crumble were sauce were fabulous. Always a great dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Naples)·Dined on May 25, 2016

We had another wonderful meal celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. Met with Russell who came out from the kitchen where he had been cooking the fresh halibut. Service was excellent by Dan.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 22, 2016

Excellent food, service and wine list! Consistently great.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on May 18, 2016

Food was fantastic and or server Dan was great.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on May 18, 2016

Beef Tenderloin was 2" thick and perfectly cooked! Everything we ate was perfect! A great find, and if you bring a bottle of Washington wine with you, there is no corkage fee!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 13, 2016

Was one of those nights that our group of 8 had such a good time, we didn't even realize we were the last one's left in the restaurant. Great food and service... highly recommend~!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 13, 2016

You will find the bar small, the service great and the food delicious. I like the way the menu changes with the seasons. The specials change daily, so that is also a plus. Go. You will enjoy it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 11, 2016

Another great dinner at russells .. Dan is the man

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 10, 2016

The filet is so delicious! Lara is a great waitperson. You just can't go wrong with anything.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Russell's made mother's day wonderful for our family.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 7, 2016

Great food and reasonable prices. There was a very noisy wedding party upstairs that was distracting.
Highly recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 7, 2016

We frequently choose Russell's for our special occasions. In fact, our daughter chose Russell's for her wedding! The food is always good and very reliable as far as preparation and quality. From appetizers to dessert ... a delicious meal was enjoyed by everyone in our party. Of course, service was top notch as well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 4, 2016

We are a group of business/technology executives who meet three times per year for a serious discussion of business and technology matters. This is the first time we met at Russell's, and it will have been the last, for certain. The noise level was beyond accommodation, such that we plan to meet again, just so that we may discuss all that we were unable to discuss at Russell's. End of story.

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 (Portland)·Dined on April 24, 2016

First of all outstanding service. Our waiter was knowledgeable, efficient, and entertaining.
My husband had the best tenderloin steak that he has ever eaten. Wonderful halibut with a salsa topping was also very good. We go to Russell's ever time we travel to the Woodinville area. Not to be missed!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 23, 2016

My wife and I went to Russell's to celebrate her birthday and they did not disappoint. The food was wonderful and our server was knowledgeable about the menu, had excellent recommendations and was very attentive to all of our needs. I definitely recommend Russell's for special occasions or just when you want to have an excellent meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 23, 2016

Russell's is one of those restaurants you can just drop in and know you are going to get a good meal. The food is consistently top notch and the wait staff have been there for years, know the patrons, and always make you feel so valued. Russell's is a great place I would highly recommend!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 21, 2016

We were a party of four celebrating two birthdays. Although we like Russell's, and this has not been our first visit, we found the ambience very noisy (no noise absorbing interior) and it was hard to have a conversation. While three of us enjoyed an excellent dinner (scallops, filet mignon and double cut pork chop), one of us ordered the chicken breast but got a small piece of chicken that had a bone and looked more like a leg. It was a disappointment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 21, 2016

We enjoy going to Russell's for our date nights. The menu is a perfect size with a nice selection of wines and entre choices. The food is delicious! The wait staff treats everyone like they are special. We love the fact that they are attentive but not hovering and they do not hurry you through your meal.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 16, 2016

Russell's is one of our favorite go to places.. And a great venue for a sweetheart birthday

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 16, 2016

I love this restaurant. It's important to know if you are planning a quiet evening to ask them if they are having a wedding reception upstairs. That part was totally out of control with people stomping, yelling and DJ talking. Could t even hear the person on the other side of the table. Made for an evening I was not expecting.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 16, 2016

Loud! There was a wedding reception upstairs, and you could barely hear your dinner dates speak from across the table. You would think they'd shut the restaurant down for such an occasion. The waitress forgot my order. When I did receive my food, it was drowned in sauce, so much so, that my mashed potatoes completely dissolved. The food tasted okay, but way overpriced, and I've had my fair share of high dollar menus. Won't be back

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 10, 2016

Went for a family get together. Steaks (filet mignon) were best ever, but a bit pricey.Service was very good, not intrusive but very pleasant and knowledgeable.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 9, 2016

Excellent service, good food, great time. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on April 6, 2016

The service and food are excellent. Thanks so much for making our evening wonderful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 3, 2016

This was represented as a 2 $ restaurant and it had no entrees for less than $24. The service borders on bad and the food is average certainly not worth the price tag.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 3, 2016

This was our second lovely meal at Russel's. As the first time, our food was well-prepared and tasty. Both of the kids also enjoyed their food. My duck breast with wild mushroom risotto was excellent. The creme brulee was the stand-out dessert. On both evenings, we've enjoyed Russel's policy on Washington state wines: there's no corkage fee on the first bottle customers bring into the restaurant. We're moving to the area soon, and will be back to Russel's in the future.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 2, 2016

Wonderful restaurant out in the middle of nowhere (industrial Bothell) with nice bar, delicious food, but very noisy. I would definitely dine here again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 2, 2016

We had a great server. She was very nice and helpful. Our issue was that my wife and I’s duck was way over done and the veggies were almost raw. Mine was a stew so the veggies should have been at least a little soft. They crunched as I bit into them. Same with my wife’s. My wife didn’t even eat the duck because it was so bad. There was a different server that came and picked up our plates so we couldn’t talk to our server about it. Then they brought out two wonderful desserts for us since it was our anniversary so we didn’t say anything. But now thinking back I paid almost $200 for three drinks, one appetizer, and two desserts. It was for sure kid friendly because there were two tables with little kids and they were walking all over and loud. I have little kids and I would never let the kids walk around and be loud. It is the parents that need to be on them but if you want a romantic place then this isn’t the place. I did like the décor and the barn idea. I love that. We can now say we did it but I will not be back. Sorry

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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Had Easter Brunch Menu. Excellent food and service. We look forward to many meals, at now, a favorite location.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 27, 2016

Lauren is the best...

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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 27, 2016

We had a truely enjoyable Easter dinner. Our first time but intend to visit again. We are small business owners and this is a great place to entertain clients.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on March 26, 2016

Food was great. Service was absolutely horrible. Server was not around for the majority of the meal. We had to ask for refills on soda. We finished our wine prior to the main course, never offered more. She came by after our food had arrived, I had to ask my husband if he would like more wine. I ended up finding the hostess to get the bill paid because she disappeared promptly after dropping it off. They need to step up their customer service if they want to compete with the many options out there that offer outstanding service

Tags: Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on March 26, 2016

Very good food, excellent service, and good setting. We'll be back soon.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 25, 2016

My husband and I frequent Russell's probably once a month, so we are fairly familiar with them and the menu. The other night we went in for dinner and I ordered the Halibut special. It came out and it was good -- maybe a little overcooked, but I would rather the fish be overcooked than under cooked. However, I was quite surprised when we received the bill and it was $42. Considering I could have ordered the filet for less, it seemed a bit overpriced. Especially considering that it was not cooked as well as it could have been and the portion size was rather small.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on March 20, 2016

It was the group's first time to visit Russell's Restaurant, but it won't be the last! The food was great- the taste was very flavorful, presented well and served in a timely manner. The wait staff was attentive to our party- we didn't have to ask for items; they seemed to be right there asking if we needed anything. I would highly recommend the Lamb chops or Double cut Pork Chops or the Scallops. The desserts were really really good- some of the best Bread pudding in the area.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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