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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

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
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Romantic (22)
Notable Wine List (21)
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Fit for Foodies (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Local Ingredients (17)
Business Meals (14)
Cozy (14)
Fun (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Casual (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Seasonal (6)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Authentic (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Healthy (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined 2 days ago

We were impressed on our first, but definitely not last, visit to Russell's. From start to finish it was a wonderful experience. We were a little skeptical driving there since it's in the middle of business parks, but once we arrived we quickly forgot the drive as we were immersed in the restaurant's ambiance. The wine and liquor selections were great and the bar was a cozy spot to wait for our table (we arrived early). Our server and bidder were extremely friendly and attentive, not to mention took very good care to address our food allergies. We started by sharing the scallop appetizer (4), which was hot with a nice seer and nicely dressed on a bed of arugula. Then I had the double pork chop grilled to a perfect medium. I was a little jealous of my husband's NY strip however. Luckily he gave me a bite! We finished with creek brûlée that the hubs said was the best he's ever had. We plan to come back soon and to bring friends!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

Great dining experience. Wonderful food, excellent service. First time there but not the last.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food, but a little overpriced.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Really delicious food and superb service! We will definitely be back.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Food was delicious but ridiculously overpriced. The seasonal veggies were sparse - 3 tiny pieces of zucchini and 3 carrots are not my idea of an adequate side for the amount that is paid. Plenty of mashed potatoes. Too expensive

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Dinner started with a greeting from the sweetest, happiest server - ever! It continued with the yummiest scallop appetizer and a beet and arugala salad. My date had wonderful-grilled king salmon and I had the most amazing and tasty breast of duck. Overall, dinner was just perfect including the food and the service. We will return soon.

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always good for what you get. killer Filet Mignon, but menu does not change.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The menu at Russell's is excellent, with several wonderful dishes available for most every palate. The service was attentive, friendly, and ready to please. The noise level, however, was stifling. We were two couples sitting at a four-top table, and it was impossible to talk with the person directly across the table. As I looked around, I could see people raising their voices to communicate with the table, increasing the noise for all of us. Ceiling sound protection? Table spacing? Expansion? It's hard to tell what might work to make going to Russell's enjoyable from that perspective.

Tags: Healthy, Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Service was amazing! Bread was incredible. The rest of the meal was ok given that you received almost no food for an overly high price. One would expect absolute taste perfection for that price. Sadly, that was not the case. We do not plan to visit again.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Excellent!!!!!!! We love this place. Dan is the best

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Good food, but WAY too expensive. I would not go back due to the outrageous prices.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food and service. Our waiter Kristin was fantastic.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

It had been a while since we ate at Russell's. Little has changed, which is good. It gets a bit noisy sometimes, but with the friendly staff and great food, who cares? Our party of four had a great time. I really liked the fettuccini with prawns. The best I've had for a while! Reservations via Open Table recommended.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Over the years, we’ve had many great meals at Russell’s. Great food, outstanding service, excellent wine list - what more could we ask for?

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I thought overall the restaurant and food was amazing. The only thing that could have been better is our table wasn’t very private. We practically sat in a walkway. I thought I would have gotten a better table per the prices and money we spent. Plus, I made a reservation on Open Table at an open time. Next time I will call in for a reservation so I can be sure to get a more private table.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Best restaurant in Snohomish county!

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

We were looking for a new place to venture to and lucked out in a big way! Great food and super warm/cozy ambience. Highly recommend.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Introduced friends to Russell’s, everyone enjoyed an amazing dinner. Perfectly cooked steaks with fantastic waitstaff made our evening.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A top notch restaurant with quality service and food done right! Not a quiet romantic hideout-it can get a little noisy downstairs when there is a special occasion upstairs.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The service was a bit too slow at times - 2 hours from being seated to leaving. With two teenagers, that was a little too long for them. My only complaint, as the food was excellent, is the pricing. $10 for a cosmopolitan and $10 for a Martini rouge is just really too much. There was a lamb on the menu for $49. For the Bothell/Snohomomish crowd, that is really too steep.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Friendly staff, excellent food and wine list. We went for Christmas Eve dinner, for a special evening out. Our server was friendly enough, but didn’t seem to be in the mood to be working. She forgot our appetizer order, didn’t check back to see how everything was, just not into it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Things appear to have changed, price is the same but appears size of steak has changed. Did not enjoy this meal as much as the past meals. This was our 5th Christmas Eve dinner at Russell's.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 15, 2017

A quality restaurant but way too noisy. To be fair, it was a busy night. My pork chop was overdone. Considering the price point, it was disappointing.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Everything was fabulous overall. Service was professional and very friendly. Food was superb! Wines-by-the-glass are a touch overpriced for quality of offerings. A few menu items seem overpriced. Overall an excellent experience.

On a cold winter evening I was surprised that the fireplaces were not on, though interior temps were very comfortable. When we arrived after dark the parking lot lights were not on and it was VERY dark. The staff said they were on a timer which was set too late for this time of year.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I normally don’t write reviews but the disappointment in this restaurant still is on my mind days later. I wanted to surprise my boyfriend with a nice dinner as his purchased his first home and got the keys. I put In the notes that I wanted a special dessert for him to celebrate. I called on the way to the restaurant to reconfirm about the dessert. Once we arrived at the restaurant he went to the bathroom and I re-confirmed on the dessert. We got our steaks (medium rare) and they were so over cooked we hardly touched them. After our table was cleared the waitress brought a dessert menu.... not what I asked for when I brought it up 3 different times. I just asked to bring out the dessert right after dinner. He was so disappointed in the steak being over cooked that he told the server not to worry about bringing a dessert menu. She then gave us the bill. Very disappointed a special night for him was completely changed by this.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Great food and service. Prices good compared to downtown restaurants.

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 6, 2017

We love Russell's and have celebrated many family birthdays and special occasions there over the years. The food is always incredible, great service and wonderful, inviting atmosphere. Hard to beat it!

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 6, 2017

We always have a great dinner here
And love your lemon drops.

Tags: Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Have been here multiple times and we love coming here. We enjoy the food and drinks. Only criticism is when there is a party upstairs and there is dancing, it sounds like people are clogging overhead. It's hard to have a conversation when there is dancing upstairs.

Tags: Good for Groups, Seasonal, Cozy, Fun, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

3rd time here and never an issue. Ribeye Thursday is the best. Only issue i have is the bar size. Doesn't take much to fill it up and they will not honor happy hour in the restaurant seating. Need to change that Russell's!

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Another amazing dinner at Russell's! Had the salmon and it was cooked perfectly. One of our guests had the Chilean Sea Bass and said it was delicious. Husbands had the New York and Filet, always cooked to perfection. Our waitress, Rebecca made the evening and meal even more enjoyable. Russell's is always our go to place where we know the food and atmosphere will be very enjoyable.

Tags: Casual, Tapas, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We split the salad greens which made for a rather small serving. Our fillets were excellent, cooked to order with a Cabernet sauce. Our waiter recommended a reasonably priced Cabernet by Barrage which was excellent. Wonderful service. We return to Russell’s each time we are in the area.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 20, 2017

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful experience at Russell’s. The ambiance was so great and our server was lovely. We will definitely go back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Everything was perfect. Great ambiance, excellent service that was perfectly paced. Food was just amazing!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Russels was hopping on a Friday night the bar was packed but the service was great while we waited for our table.The appetizers were delicious . Our water glasses were kept full and the timing of our wonderful yummy meal was brilliant. It was our daughters birthday and I told by the host they would bring her a birthday dessert on the house but that did not happen. We did order sorbet and they did write a very fancy HAPPY BIRTHDAY , that was sweet.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent service and the food was really good. Definitely recommend this place.

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Went with our family for my husband's birthday and everyone loved it! The service was prenominal. The food was delicious. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 17, 2017

This was our first visit. It was a Thursday evening around 5:30. It was quite noisy in the bar which is to be expected,for the most part. Then after drinks we were seated for dinner. It was cold and noisy. The food was delicious. Service was adequate but not exemplary. I would recommend for a large group but not an intimate romantic evening.

Tags: Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 16, 2017

The fillets are heavenly! We also had the butternut squash soup that was so yummy! Wish I could eat there every night. The service was excellent. Thank you Lara.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

Our food was amazing, service fantastic and atmosphere was lovely. We had toured Russell's as a potential wedding venue and even though we did not chose the space we knew we had to come back for dinner. Staff is amazing!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Live Sports, Special Occasion
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