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Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant

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1170 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033 (Lake Washington Blvd.)
425-803-5595
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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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
Most recent review
Nice restaurant with great view

Food innovative with a variety of small and large plates. Good choices of wine. Service was friendly and attentive

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
jrciii
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Portland
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Portland
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Food innovative with a variety of small and large plates. Good choices of wine. Service was friendly and attentive

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

Dear Jrciii, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We always appreciate feedback and will be sure to share yours with the culinary team. They take a lot of pride in creating our dishes and positive encouragement from guests goes a long way. If there is ever a time I may be of assistance with reservation or... More 

Bellingham, Washington
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was a nice place with a good window view of the lake. The service was excellent and the cocktails, delicious. My lobster was overcooked, though, and unpleasant -- I should probably have sent it back, but I was pretty dang hungry. It was our anniversary, and our waiter treated us to dessert on the house. I truly appreciated that... More 

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

Dear Sarah, I would like to apologize for us not recognizing that you were unhappy with your lobster. We strive to present a wonderful experience top to bottom and we missed the mark with your dinner. Please know that we will be sharing your review with our entire team so that we all recognize the importance of communicating to the... More 

Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped by for wine, dessert, & coffee on the way home. Service was excellent. The bar tender (used to work at Trellis) was our waiter and he knowledgeable about the dessert as well as the wines. Would go back to try their happy hour (& dinner).

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Yakima, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The service was excellent and the food wonderful. My husband had the fish and chips and it was the best we have ever had.

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

Dear Molli H, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your experience. I see that you were rating Beach Cafe but for some reason it posted to Bin on the Lake, our sister restaurant on property here. It would be incredibly helpful if there would be a way for you to post on the Beach Cafe... More 

Ontario, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well the restaurant is located adjacent to the Woodmark Hotel a short 50 foot walk. The food was great, the wine was great and the service was also excellent. It is overlooking Lake Washington. The night we where dining there was a Multi Million Dollar Mega yacht docked a couple of hundred feet away which added to the view!

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A nice restaurant...super views of Lake Washington. A casual place, good food, above average but not a gourmet. Fun place to have a bottle of wine and take in the sunset.

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Manalapan, New Jersey
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The most important thing about the restaurant is the view. It is incredible. And you pay for it (I thought the prices were a bit high then NYC for comparable food). But the service was nice. and the food was delicious

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Shoreline, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wonderful food and service, not to mention the view! Attention to detail is not lost here, we wanted for nothing!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We love to discover new wines, but most retaurants select rather plebian choices to be safe. At Bin, there are upwards of 45 wines each of which can be sampled in tiny, small, and regular sizes, enaling a tasting of 4-5 at a modest price and alcohol comtent. Accompanying food is quite good, and presented well, but it is the... More 

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The seasonally changing menu is really great all year long. If you get a choice -- Justina is amazing and will take such wonderful care of you! Bin is a wonderful surprise of things - PROS Delicious changing menu using seasonal fruits/veggies Great wine selection - Justina, the wine manager is outstanding in every way! Beautiful view - right on... More 

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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

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?