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Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant

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American, Wine Bar
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1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033 (Lake Washington Blvd.)
425-803-5595
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Bin On The Lake’s cuisine highlights locally-sourced ingredients that...
Bin On The Lake’s cuisine highlights locally-sourced ingredients that capture the bright, seasonal tastes of the Northwest with a Mediterranean influence. Known for our exceptional wine list, we have over 40 wines by the glass in 1, 3, and 6 oz. pours in addition to unique Signature Cocktail offerings. Chef Dylan Giordan has developed “A study of…” program designed to explore each element of food. This inspired exploration program further enhances your culinary experience. Comfortably designed to offer exceptional water views from every angle and a coveted outdoor patio, Bin On The Lake serves approachable cuisine in a relaxed, yet stylish setting. Located at the heart of Carillon Point, our passion for serving good food and great wine is matched only by the view!
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    Very good
  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Service, Excellent View

This jewel is tucked away above the Beach Cafe in Carillon Point. Most people stop at the Beach Cafe not realizing they are missing a much better view, and better service by walking up the steps to Bin on the Lake. I love the wine list and the view can't be beat. You should request to sit in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Cecilia J
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Kirkland, Washington
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English first
Kirkland, Washington
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This jewel is tucked away above the Beach Cafe in Carillon Point. Most people stop at the Beach Cafe not realizing they are missing a much better view, and better service by walking up the steps to Bin on the Lake. I love the wine list and the view can't be beat. You should request to sit in Troy's section... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

You can't beat the view, but the limited menu and high prices cool interest in the restaurant. The food was an 8 on a scale of 1-10-- -- 10 being outstanding. The cost was at the high end with our bill coming in at $130 plus for two dinners and only one glass of average wine.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I was there during happy hour which is between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. every day. Wine by the glass is half of the menu price and there is a good selection. I have allergies to gluten and dairy. The staff was exceptionally helpful and accommodating with identifying and adapting dishes for me. I enjoyed a French rosé wine, the grilled... More 

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howard j, Manager at Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sailnship, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We will be sharing these with the service and culinary teams. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly for future reservations or any special needs you may have. Again, thank you for your positive feedback. It is our pleasure to serve you. Sincerely, Naja Hogander Director of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

First, I want to say the manager went above and beyond to find me a table to accommodate 3 guests without a reservation on "a completely booked" evening. The bartender on duty gave me his apologies and said the couldn't help me. The manager on duty overheard the conversation as he was walking by -Stopped dead in his tracks, looked... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went to Bin Restaurant and Wine Bar on a Thursday evening. This waterfront establishment is nestled in Carillon Point along Lake Washington. My companion and I found the staff attentive and welcoming, location unbeatable and food & wine quite good. I have to mention the view. The sun was setting as boats rocked in the marina below and two... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I live in Kirkland and I think there is sometimes a bit of mediocrity that goes on in restaurants that are on the lake. It is as if they know people are willing to compromise on the food they eat just as long as they can dine on a lake. I have eaten there twice (once just this week) and... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had some very nice wine and food with excellent service in an amazing setting. If you sit outside then you're right on the lakeside and, on a sunny evening, this place is hard to beat.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

You will not find a better place for dinner than the deck at the Bin in the Woodmark In Kirkland. Sunshine and Summertime on Lake Washington cannot be beat! It was warm and beautiful tonight and we enjoyed seafood dinners featuring fresh Shellfish and Alaskan salmon. While paddle boarders and kayakers went by we enjoyed seafood stew and fresh Alaskan... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Lovely spring day, sat outside on the deck, not crowded at all as we were there at 5:30 pm. Our waiter got our order wrong, twice, once by not getting the potato correct and then forgetting until after we were finished to be reminded that he forgot the veggie side dish. Food was good, service was not

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

First the Hot. I had their salmon entree and was one of the best I have ever had. Cooked perfectly. We also had their mussels as a starter and pretty good as well. The cold: My wife had their pork entree and it was overcooked and the rest of her plate was unremarkable. The thing that bothered me the most... More 

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Additional Information about Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant

Address: 1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone Number: 425-803-5595
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033
    (Lake Washington Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: 425-803-5595

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Bin On The Lake’s cuisine highlights locally-sourced ingredients that capture the bright, seasonal tastes of the Northwest with a Mediterranean influence. Known for our exceptional wine list, we have over 40 wines by the glass in 1, 3, and 6 oz. pours in addition to unique Signature Cocktail offerings. Chef Dylan Giordan has developed “A study of…” program designed to explore each element of food. This inspired exploration program further enhances your culinary experience. Comfortably designed to offer exceptional water views from every angle and a coveted outdoor patio, Bin On The Lake serves approachable cuisine in a relaxed, yet stylish setting. Located at the heart of Carillon Point, our passion for serving good food and great wine is matched only by the view!
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?