Tilikum Place Cafe
Amazing experience! We loved the music and the food was yummy!
Tilikum Place Cafe NEVER disappoints. We dine here at least monthly and keep coming back for the exceptional food which features delicious regular favorites and seasonal offerings, and for the warm and welcoming service. It's one of the places I'm most happy in Seattle!
My pork chop was very good; that's because I happen to like even pork cooked medium rare, contrary to the convention. But my wife's Greek Benedict was bland. I tasted it, and agreed. The savory bread base was uninspired. We both loved the spuds. That said, the waitress was attentive, quick, and let us ogle her brand new tattoos.
Went to TPC for brunch with friends for the first time. The Dutch Babies are really nice. Good ambiance and value for money.
This has been our favorite go-to neighborhood restaurant for years. It continues to maintain outstanding food preparation with innovative seasonal dishes introduced throughout the year.
It is a cozy and comfortable dinner destination for single diners. Dinner for two and dinner for four and six are easily accommodated with reservations a day or two in advance. The service is always professional and friendly.
Excellent food and great service. The seafood, chicken and desserts were all just right. We had a wonderful night out with visiting friends.
A gem in the neighborhood.
Always great. Bustling with great service, great food.
We dropped in for dinner before a concert and were served with grace, style, and speed - but not too much speed. I am celiac and was overjoyed to experience a kitchen that understands and accommodates my dietary issues. I would walk many miles for the green pea and radish salad currently being served. What a lovely meal.
This place is so consistent!! Very creative dishes based on seasonal ingredients. Not only is the food great, the service is consistently great also. Can’t wait to go back.
Server didn’t assist us for 20 minutes after seating.
Perfect as always!
I took some family here for a mother's day brunch after a recommendation from someone. It was fabulous! The coffee was delicious, I loved the atmosphere, and the food was amazing. I highly recommend it. Just make sure to make a reservation beforehand!
The pasta apatizer was so good!! Portions are very generous and staff was great!
We came here with family who was in town. The place is very charming and the staff was lovely. Most of the food was good. The chicken dish was decidedly the best. All in all, it was a great experience.
This was the 4th time we’ve been here and the food has been delicious each time. Quality service, too.
Nice place to enjoy- excellent food and cozy.
Nice restaurant, quiet (acoustic treatment on ceiling); excellent service; let me taste wine by the glass offerings and knew ingredients in all the dishes; food was excellent!
We have been loyal customers for quite a long time. The service and food have always been excellent. I usually make reservations at least 2 to 4 weeks in advance because of the high demand.
It is worth the effort!!!
My wife and I have definitely put Tilikum House Cafe on our "favorites" list!
I had the Teres Major Steak (beautifully well-done, as I unapologetically requested); and my wife had the sauteed greens and hand-cut pasta. All three dishes were delicious. As other reviewers have noted, the hand-cut pasta was the highlight.
This restaurant is located in a funky older neighborhood with tons of charm.
Service was fantastic! Food was delicious- hand the handcut pasta, the chicken and halibut entrees. The best dining experience I’ve had in a very long time. Loved it and will be back.
As always, another terrific meal with outstanding service.
I missed vegetarian options. Even the quiche had bacon/ham in it.
Merguez meatball special was the highlight - so good! We had wonderful service and the prices are great. However, we weren’t blown away by the daily Benedict or the Dutch baby. Will def go back to try the classics!
Great Bistro in Settle near the Space Needle. The owners and chef are serious about their food
Everything was prepared to perfection. The sauce Robert, brocollini and roast potatoes with roast chicken were as good as any Parisian bistro I have ever eaten at.
Great value for money and very homely vibe to a good sized Bistro
Excellent food and service. This reminds me of an east coast restaurant in that the tables are small and close together. If you're willing to be cozy then Tilikum Place is great.
This is tough for me to leave a review, as I selfishly don't want anyone else to know how good this place is, as it continues to be a greater challenge to secure a table! Met a friend for dinner, we both had the hand cut pasta appetizer and both opted for the halibut special. As always, both were exceptionally prepared and seasoned. Throw in fresh bread and a glass of NW wine... Wow!
Love this place!
Did a typical search and found this lovely cafe. I enjoyed the baked eggs, very filling. The menu was limited but food was great! Would go back for more!
Staff was lovely, food delicious. I couldn’t believe how well we could hear each other talk, despite the cheerful buzz around us. Probably my favorite restaurant in town for a special casino and really good food.
Recommended by friends in Belltown and second time dining at the cafe. Amazing oysters and all other food items were excellent.
Fabric lupus service, food. Will revisit ASAP will recommend
The Dutch baby pancake tasted interesting!
We want to return another time. The food was excellent! I do have a question, however. My friend and I split the tab. Mine was $61.65, and I put a tip of $12.20 on the receipt but added it incorrectly by putting down only $63.85 for a total instead of $73.85, at least on my copy. Can you please look up the amount charged and bill me for an additional $10 for the tip, in case I wrote it down wrong for you also? My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks. We were there on Wednesday evening, May 16th and had a 5:00 reservation.
FABULOUS....as always. I brought some new friends and they were thrilled!!!!
Great brunch! Make reservations!
This is a great neighborhood gem! We come before the opera but for any occasion you can't beat the food, great service, and intimate ambiance.
Dutch babies and benny’s, as good as it gets!
Love the bar seating (our ask!) ~ conversational and knowledgeable bar staff. Consistently delicious food and quality. always there is a dining special. good (not elevator) jazz playing without overbearing the atmosphere. Just enough to take off the edge and give atmosphere.
Love the neighborhood ~ just outside of downtown, vital area ~ in the middle of so much (Seattle Center, downtown, Magnolia, Cap Hill). Small and intimate enough to know the staff members ~ like home. Can you tell I (we) kind of like this place?
Fish is superb. Refreshing walk post dinner to the Seattle Center and the Seattle Rep.
The place is overrated. The sage butter pasta was mediocre. The shaved asparagus / pistachio and parmesan cheese salad was better.