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12861 NE 85th St, Kirkland, WA 98033-8009
425-822-8803
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fantastic Hidden Breakfast Spot

While staying in Bellevue, we used Yelp to try to find breakfast spots. This got some good reviews so we took a chance went there. This is a tiny, hole-in-the-wall restaurant but the food was really good and plenty of it! There is no place to wait except outside so if it's raining, dress for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2014
Rachael S
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Yakima, Washington
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Redmond
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

No sound buffer so if you want to talk or listen stay away. Pancakes were way underdone, side of bacon $4.75 for 3 strips. Other food offerings are pretty good but the noise is unreal.

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seattle
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Our party of four got there on a Saturday just before 8am and found a table right away. Looks like around 12 tables. By the time we were done there were about 8-10 people waiting for a table. I was going to order the chicken fried steak because another reviewer said it was great. Then the biscuits and gravy caught... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

While staying in Bellevue, we used Yelp to try to find breakfast spots. This got some good reviews so we took a chance went there. This is a tiny, hole-in-the-wall restaurant but the food was really good and plenty of it! There is no place to wait except outside so if it's raining, dress for standing outside. We had a... More 

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Redmond
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Extreme value for money. Old style family run cafe that serves huge portions that are so well prepared. The killer Chicken Fried Steak is big enough for two. The batter is spiced just right and it is not overcooked like most places. Did I mention the portions are huge? On weekends expect to wait for a table 10-20 minutes as... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My family has eaten at Couzin's on a number of occasions. My wife and I most frequently call our order in, grabbing a hamburger to-go and share it on the road. Their burgers are so big that we find it difficult to finish even one between us. The food is delicious and the staff are very nice. It's like visiting... More 

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Kirkland Wa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My family love this place good food large portions sometimes you have to wait a little to get seated but is worth the wait , we also order to go 1 hamburger with fries for the 2 of us because is way to big for my Hubby and me. Also if is closing time and you still eating they make... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

And they're always busy. Couzin's has quite a loyal local following and for a good reason. There was about a 15 minute wait to be seated when I was there but once seated the service was prompt and the breakfast came out quickly. The food was good but nothing jumped out at me to encourage a 5 star rating

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The food here is great and so is the service. My order came back quickly and was absolutely delicious. Another nice bonus was that the waitress didn't mysteriously stop topping off my coffee after giving me my check (this has been an annoyance at other breakfast spots). Unfortunately, I found the decor a bit wanting (honestly kind of depressing). Also,... More 

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Seattle
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was my third visit to Couzin's Cafe for breakfast. I took my grandsons who enjoyed their meals and we all thought it was a great breakfast with large portions for a small price. Service was very attentive and fast. The pancakes were yummy as were the hash browns (extremely generous portion) and eggs. I have also enjoyed the scrambles... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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299 reviews 299 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a diner style restaurant with a fantastic breakfast menu along with price. It has the best pancakes I have ever had in a restaurant. Of the different pancakes offered, get the Blueberry Pancakes. There are so many blueberries its like having pancakes with your blueberries. Yesterday I had a prime rib omelette. The portion was so large I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12861 NE 85th St, Kirkland, WA 98033-8009
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: 425-822-8803

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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