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Black Bottle Postern

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919 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-4207
425-223-5143
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3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ambiance, nice cocktails, good food, good service

We've eaten at the Black Bottle Postern about 4 times in the last two years. The restaurant is conveniently located on Bellevue Way in downtown Bellevue. Parking is available in the garage under the building and the restaurant will validate your ticket. The ambiance is great. Contemporary and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
mikeinsnoqualmie
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've eaten at the Black Bottle Postern about 4 times in the last two years. The restaurant is conveniently located on Bellevue Way in downtown Bellevue. Parking is available in the garage under the building and the restaurant will validate your ticket. The ambiance is great. Contemporary and comfortable. The service is reliable and friendly. The bar is well-stocked and... More 

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Thank mikeinsnoqualmie
Hyderabad, India
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is decent if you are open to try different cuisines. The service was decent as well but probably they were a bit overwhelmed by the number of guests. They had their regular guests along with our group of around 50 people. The food was running out before it could be replenished. However, they were good with the drinks.

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Thank savvyuec
Lisse, The Netherlands
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200 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to go and great tasty dishes Staff is friendly and service is prompt. one of the better reasonable places to hang out in Bellevue

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Thank Harry C
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We went for dinner, about 10 of us and we ordered share plates. The quantities were barely sufficient for our group. You would need to order 2-3 orders of most of the items for a group this size. most of the food was decent but most of us did not like the bison Ribs. it was highly potent on the... More 

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Thank BFK15
UK
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Excellent combination of a bar with a good selection of beers and expertly prepared "small bites" style food. Conveniently located right next to Bellevue Square, nice place for a drink and light dinner in a relaxed casual atmosphere. The chorizo mussels and calamari were excellent.

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Thank IliaUK
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

It's a perfect place for gals/guys/friends/couples' night out. You'd get a table easily if you reach there by 6:15 ish pm. The food is amazing. I love their broccoli blast and gorgonzola pear flat bread. Their chola bhatura is great as well, other than the fact that it has a kick of garam masala after you actually eat it. So... More 

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Thank nikb6
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We were a larger group of around 50 people. The style of the restaurant w/ many smaller dishes (think of Tapas) was perfect for our group - as we just ordered all kind of different plates, and everyone got to pick what was the best for him/her. Also a great selection of beers. Only point of critique was that we... More 

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Thank Christian M
Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Food was great, portion sizes were large (except dessert), prices reasonable, but the service and menu needs some work. I have only dined here once but it appeared to be the same unenthusiastic service all around. We ordered the Lamb Meatballs with Sumac Humus and it came with much more than those two items (see photo) but that is all... More 

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Thank MadisonJerry
Seattle
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Went there with work friends after a business meeting for a drink and a few bites. I had checked out the drinks menu and picked a cocktail that sounded great. However, when we go there, the drinks menu looked nothing like what was online and the cocktail I had picked was no longer there. I mentioned that to our server... More 

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Thank SeattleCyclingMom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Once or twice a year my husband and I will come here, their food hits the spot every time, amazing big flavors in each dish we get!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 919 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004-4207
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: 425-223-5143

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?