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232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
360-757-0300
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7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic home cooking

This is the best home style food in a restaurant I've had in a long time. The turkey dinner is real roasted turkey, not lunch meat like most places. The staff is the friendliest and most sincere I've encountered in quite a while.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
michael h
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Ripon, California
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Ripon, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is the best home style food in a restaurant I've had in a long time. The turkey dinner is real roasted turkey, not lunch meat like most places. The staff is the friendliest and most sincere I've encountered in quite a while.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Good food. Clean and pleasant. Obviously has a loyal local following. My Italian omelet was very good with fresh tomato and delicious sausage in the sauce

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Anacortes, Washington
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95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My husband and I were there for lunch and only had burgers....They were very good. the burgers came with a side so I chose a salad but I knew most restaurants give u a side salad with only ice berg lettuce (which has zero nutrional value ) so I was going to get the chili that was a choice instead.... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This restaurant is fantastic! True home-cooked food. The service is outstanding. There were several large groups one after another, but the servers handled it like pros. They were very cheerful, friendly, and accommodating. Breakfast is served all day. My group had various entrees: breakfast, sandwiches, salads. NOT ONE person had anything but raves for their food. I had the club... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have shopped at The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington on Fashion Way for many years and always walked by this little cafe; until Betty read the reviews on trip advisor last week.. So, on Saturday, 06-Dec-14, 2 hungry couples from B.C. stopped for lunch. It is a big place that looks more like a sparsely decorated cafeteria, however, looks are... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tried this after reading the reviews. We like places off the beaten path, and this restaurant, tucked in a strip mall so you hardly see it, is just that! It has probably been there for years. It's a big place. Sparse in decor, but that doesn't really matter, because the food is great. We went for lunch, then, after deciding... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Mom and I were in the US for our yearly shopping trip to Burlington/Mt. Vernon and found yet again the Curious Chef as we did last year. We came back because we remembered how fantastic it was last year. They did not dissapointed! The place is extremely clean food portions are huge, and delicious! Wish I was there RIGHT NOW!!

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Redondo Beach, CA
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Been searching for a place to eat that serves real home style cooking? Try this great little cafe! It situated in an Outlet Mall. Yes, a bit strange but so worth the search. Not much for atmosphere but we were there to try the food. The menu was surprisingly huge. So many choices and they serve breakfast all day. Service... More 

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Michigan
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Being that this restaurant is tucked away in a strip mall, you'd think the food was average at best. This place has GREAT food. We all had Mexican entrees and they were delicious! Huge portions and good prices.

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We enjoyed our eggs, bacon, house potatoes and toast breakfast. Good standard breakfast fare. Ate there twice in our travels and it was consistently good. The people were real nice there too.

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Additional Information about Curious Chef

Address: 232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
Phone Number: 360-757-0300
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 360-757-0300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm

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