Trellis

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1643 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

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About

Trellis is a wine country style restaurant featuring innovative farm to table cuisine. Trellis offers a hyper-local, robust menu that evolves with the seasons in providing only food and drink that celebrate small scale, artisan products at the height of their seasonal quality. Trellis has an enviable Kirkland downtown location at The Heathman Hotel.

SUNDAY & MONDAY NIGHTS - Prime Rib Night & Half Price Bottle Wine Night

WHISKEY WEDNESDAY: Half off our entire whiskey selection! Come try some of our great northwest and national brand selections. Valid all day in the restaurant, bar or patio.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Northwest, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:30 am
Sat, Sun 7:00 am–1:30 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–1:30 pm
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Happy Hour
Daily 2:00 pm–6:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(425) 284-5900
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Experience a farm-fresh private dining experience in the rustically chic ambiance of Trellis restaurant and our private dining rooms. Gather around a table with friends, family and colleagues to enjoy innovative, organic cuisine and West Coast wines that make every meal a celebration of life.
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Private party contact
Kelsey Anderson: (855) 972-6808
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Catering
On-site catering for groups over 8 people are held at The Heathman Hotel. Our Private Dining Sales Managers are seasoned professionals in the art of planning and executing parties for any and all social and corporate occasions. We are dedicated to surpassing your expectations and making each event or festivity distinctive, graceful and memorable. Private Dining fare is provided exclusively through Trellis and consists of the same offerings you would enjoy while dining in the actual restaurant. Experience a unique event or meeting at The Heathman Hotel, where service is truly an art.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
3rd Street
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking for Trellis is provided within The Heathman Hotel. There is additional street parking surrounding Trellis & The Heathman Hotel.

Live within a 5 mile radius & have a confirmed reservation? Our chauffeurs will be happy to escort you to & from your location in our luxury SUV for free! *Based on availability. Call 425-284-5800 for reservations.
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Public transit
The Public Transit Mall is 1/2 block from the hotel's front door.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
3.6
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MK
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ordered all sides and salads and they were fantastic. We had made a res for outside but it was quite loud so moved into the dining room and it was lovely

SF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall2food3service5ambience5

Limited menu. Entrees overpriced. Kale w/white beans on chicken entree was undercooked. Chicken, rib-eye, lamb burger were excellent.

FC
Seattle
56 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience4

Came here a couple of years ago to celebrate my husband's birthday, and we had a spectacular dinner. Brought my best friend here this week for dinner, and wow--what a disappointment. The place was maybe 30% full...and it took f o r e v e r for our food to come. Our waiter was happily shuttling food and plates back and forth to everyone around us....and we just sat and sat and sat and sat. When our food *did* come, it had absolutely no flavor. I ordered pork belly and grits with shrimp. There was no flavor. I ate half and took home the rest...and then just threw it away. Ordered a tart for dessert that had a rubbery disc of what they said was going to be meringue. Ugh. No worries about ever coming back, though!

CC
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

The service was terrible. Two brunch plates were delivered about 10 minutes after the first three. Coffee sat in our cups getting cold. Could not even ask for hot coffee because waiter (new?) was not visible. Slow to get seated. Slow to have orders taken. Slow to have ordered brought to table. Slow to get check. Food was good.

NB
Seattle
26 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It was fine. It was a Quiet place to talk and our server was nice. The food was uninspired and the atmosphere quite friendly and casual.

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Menu needs work. The old menu was better. Not enough entre choices. The salads, however, were outstanding.

KL
Seattle
23 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Went to Trellis with my husband for Valentine’s Day. It was busy. The evening and experience started off well, but degraded quickly. Our neighbor’s food arrived even though we ordered before they did. Then their entre arrived and we still hadn’t gotten or starter.

The waitress did her best to apologize but clearly the kitchen was just off. When we received our food it was cold. After bringing our entres we were informed that they were out of beans and the side dish we ordered was unavailable.

Beware. Great potential but lacks execution.

j
Seattle
50 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Trellis has a new chef and management. Not sure I like the change. My fave brunch Item was not on the menu any longer. We took some friends who had not been before to Yrellis. The jury is still out on whether I return.

F
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

1st they claimed that we didn't have a reservation when a friend dropped by a bottle of wine to decant. Open table said that we did but still when we got there they claimed no reservation. This used to be a very good place it is completely different and the food horrible. There was no one in the restaurant which should have been telling. I ordered the shrimp and grits and it was served with a sauce that was ketchup - My husbands salad was very odd. cold beets, poor quality burrata......... They sent our waiter home mid ordering and a "supervisor" took over. The Heathman needs to lease this spot to a real restaurant.

B
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I'd say Trellis is still very pleasant and the food still good. The risotto I had was not as good as it once was, very peppery and glutinous on the night we went.

p
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience1

Trellis used to be a great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner but for some reason it has slowly declined. Dinner menu was unavailable, food was cold and uninspiring. Needs a total redo

DC
Seattle
26 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place to dine in Kirkland. Good food, fun drinks and nice outdoor seating too,

K
Seattle
39 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Jason was a tremendous, professional, present without being intrusive server. Very kind and an asset to our dining experience.

DC
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I usually try to give places the benefit of the doubt, but I've been to Trellis twice now and find it to be one of the most over rated places I've been to. To be fair, I haven't been there for dinner, so maybe that experience is different. I've been there for the happy hour between lunch and dinner, and I've been there for a new years day brunch.

For both occasions, the menu was very limited, the food was mediocre at best, the service was very slow and the servers didn't seem very lively or to be happy about working there, or maybe not happy about having people to wait on.

Considering what they charge for food, I would expect much better quality. I got the steak & eggs for brunch, and the steak was terrible. I think it was a very cheap cut of meat, but with the way they cut it into odd shaped chunks, I couldn't tell what type of steak it was. The flavor and texture of it was just very unpleasant. I've had better quality meat for steak & eggs at much lower end restaurants.

I will say the potatoes that come with the meal are great. Perfect amount of crunch on the outside.

K
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Trellis was our “go to” for a special night out. It has, however, seemingly slipped over time. The light fixture by our table was broken, the menu holders were obviously past retirement and our table itself was warped (not intentionally). Our dessert had meringue on it, which was not only burnt, but did not taste fresh. The starters and main meals were pretty good, though there were no “flavor blasts” and groans of enjoyment we have come to expect. Hope someone gives Trellis some TLC soon.

CL
Seattle
72 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Specialty in preparing choices from local fresh products. Duck and Sable fish were excellent. Waiter friendly and helpful.

c
Seattle
27 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food. My server kept forgetting our requests.

KF
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love that we could eat "outside" in the rainy winter and enjoy the holiday ambience. Food was excellent, service was great, definitely recommend it. If no street parking, parking at the Library is usually available (and free).

k
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall2food1service4ambience2

I recommend the Heathman and Trellis to many many customers. But... Christmas dinner was such a disappointment. Granted, it was a late meal- 7:30- but they we sold out of several items on the menu. I asked for bread and our waitress (who was sweet) informed us that they were out of bread. So... my son got the last serving of Prime Rib- it was mostly fat. My husband ordered the chicken and said it was overcooked and lacked flavor. I got the rib-eye- it was overcooked and chewy. No one asked how our food was- I think they knew... Drinks were very good. Our bill was $160.00 and, since it was Christmas, we left a very generous tip. We we just so sad that our food wasn't good.

AK
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Horrible experience, food undercooked and sent back drier than the start. Will not go back for food.

F
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Christmas Day brunch
Service was awful. I waited forever for cream for my coffee and then was told no white sugar. Another couple next to us were waiting forever too!
Wouldn’t bother to go back - sad because it was Christmas Day and the reason to dine out was to remove stress and instead Trellis created some

MR
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was great however a very limited menu. Would like to see more of a choice for entrees.

SI
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall3food5service2ambience3

I made the reservation online for my birthday with friends. The food was good, but the service was a little lacking. She didn’t come by very often, and we had to ask for water refills.
She seems preoccupied but the restaurant was near empty.
I would recommend taking the champagne bucket away from the table after tables pay. We had to move it ourselves to let part of the part out from their seats.

Would I go again. Yes. The food was pretty delicious.. the potatoes and squash with that ribeye 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼.

Would it be my first recommendations to friends from out of town.. probably not. I’ll have to come back again to see how the service usually is.

BJ
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Definitely not worth the price. The appetizers were bad. The steaks was poor. Fish nothing to write home about. And they charge like a 4 or 5 star restaurant.

OE
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This was out fun Christmas party. We were a party of 14 with a reservation date at least 90 days prior. We totally enjoyed the meal the only minus is our meals were not served remotely at once. We let those served meals first eat while it was hot. One of our staff had to wait for his meal until after everyone else was served,or done compy. Kind of awkward.

R
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall3food3service3ambience5

My friend and I love the environment. It is quiet and a beautiful restaurant. Smoked Salmon Benedict is very delicious. However, we are disappointed for the service experience and Trellis Burger.
For the service experience, We are looking for our waiter all the time. There is one tableware missing and we are out of water. However, he does not show up. So we share our tableware. And, we are also waiting for him to come to our table and let him know we need more water. It is kind of sad to have this service experience at a beautiful restaurant.
After we finish our meal, we order a Trellis Burger to go, it is burnt, it taste so bitterness. When we order, We tell our waiter, we want it medium well, no pain in the middle and please make sure do not over cook and no burnt. Our waiter tell us do not worry, it will not be happen. They will not overcook. The Burger will be taste. However, the truth is THEY OVERCOOK THE BURGER AND IT TASTE SO SO SO SO BITTERNESS. The Burger is not value because it cannot be eaten.
Ever though we got some worst experience, we will still recommend people to go to Trellis for a brunch. The Smoked Salmon Benedict is very delicious and the environment is so romantic. We love it. So we plan to try the afternoon tea at Trellis next time. 😊

G
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Convenient to KPC

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N
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good brunch food option.
Great place to talk and not load. Service and valet parking

ND
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Quiet evening out

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food wasn’t very good. Food also came out WAY too hot, especially dishes for the kids.

SN
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing staff, very helpful and professional. Warm atmosphere. Beautifully decorated for the holiday season. Food was excellent.

R
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Thanksgiving Buffet: 4:15pm reservation
pros: open on holiday!, excellent food, energetic waitress, nice desert table, reservations

cons: we had to spend 10 minutes to find a hostess to seat us, when we went to get our food their was zero turkey, stuffing, mussels, and a few other items. we sat at our table and waited 10 minutes to get turkey, but still no stuffing or mussels, they arrived 5 minutes later. the rolls were cold. also, more detail on what was in the food would have been nice. my wife is jewish and does not eat pork. we had to ask about each side dish.

overall a success

OT
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We came here for Thanksgiving dinner rather than cooking for two. The selection on the buffet was good with all the traditional items. The food was very tasty with great ham and turkey. The 5-star rating is because they took extra effort to ensure that gluten free items were marked. A few didn't get marked, but the line attendant cheerfully offered to confirm with the chef, yes, the mashed potatoes are gluten free. I had also mentioned that none of the desserts were marked. When I came back for that round he had not only found out what was gluten free to let me know, but also a tag had been added to that item, a chocolate torte. Service and food were great. I look forward to coming back on a non-holiday. But I also have a solid plan next holiday the two of us are home alone.

MB
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Pleasantly Surprised. This was a Thanksgiving Day Dinner "experiment" and Trellis did not disappoint. Very happy with the Holiday experience.

DG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall2food2service2ambience3

For special Thanksgiving meal, food was ordinary, set up was disorganized and late, seating was late and space around table was crowded.

Service was not smooth.

Last year things were, by contrast, superb. Disappointed.

LB
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My son and I had a wonderful dinner here and will definitely come back the next time I'm in town. The wait staff gave us great suggestions and the cocktails are sublime.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great table in the back away from the bar and noise. I was impressed that they recalled that I said it was my friend’s birthday and brought her a dessert at the end. The service was impeccable. Attentive without being intrusive. The food was outstanding. The parsnip soup, Brussels sprouts, beat salad. Fantastic. The broth on the clams was great. The risotto was fine., average but good. Will come back here again. It was a great dining experience!

W
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Wonderful food, atmosphere and service. We have been coming for years before going to a Kirkland Performance Center event. Ambiance and smells are a plus! WE always come to dinner there!

JC
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Had dinner with friends tonight during Seattle restaurant week. Have eaten here a few times and always remember it being very good, fresh and interesting menu choices. Tonight, the food was just average and the menu pretty unimaginative. My wife and I had steak and the polenta was crumbly vs creamy and kale served alongside was kind of flavorless. Friends’ meals were average - not good or bad but with so many choices for restaurants on the Eastside or Seattle not too far away, wished I’d made a different choice. Finally, service was really uneven with two to three different servers, which is fine but they were not coordinated. Timing was also off with appetizers and entrees coming at different times.

B
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Excellent food. All four of us were very pleased with our meals. The fried Brussels sprouts were outstanding! I felt the service was pretty slow for a slow Monday night, but not so slow as to be a problem. We had a very enjoyable evening.

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