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232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
360-757-0300
Today
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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Don't let the outside fool you

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Pat P
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Issaquah, Washington
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15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Issaquah, Washington
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Seattle
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My grandson, his girlfriend and my husband a I met up for an impromtu lunch at the Outlet Mall in Burlington, Wa. Little did we expect this yummy lunch fare. All home made, generous portions, and served by a waitress with a bubbly smile and helpful nature. We were certainly not expecting the quality we recieved. We had blackberry pie... More 

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Mount Vernon
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Good location in outlet mall, and none cleaner. Breakfasts are good except for those pectin packets they call jelly.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

The chef roasts his own Turkeys and Roast Beefs daily! The food is generous and tasty and the price is right. The atmosphere is like a kitchen with hard backed chairs and not very comfortable.

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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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