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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: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Now serving dinner!

Even though I reviewed Couzin's Cafe before, now they are serving lunch and dinner in addition to their tasty breakfasts. The theme for dinners is definitely comfort food with a twist. For example, my delicious pot roast came with a traditional gravy but instead of peas or carrots, it came with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Alice F
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Seattle
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Seattle
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Even though I reviewed Couzin's Cafe before, now they are serving lunch and dinner in addition to their tasty breakfasts. The theme for dinners is definitely comfort food with a twist. For example, my delicious pot roast came with a traditional gravy but instead of peas or carrots, it came with zucchini and caramelized onions plus mashed potatoes. My husband's... More 

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KeyWest
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107 reviews 107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderful Breakfast choices, Large Portions, You will not leave hungry and you will not leave disappointed . Can't wait to return.

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Kirkland, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This isn't a fancy restaurant but they cook wonderful food from scratch. My husband and I were looking for a nice little breakfast spot exactly like this. We've often seen and spoken with the owner and have come to understand this is a truly family operated business. They've started serving dinner as well but the best part about that is... More 

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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
27 helpful votes 27 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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8 reviews 8 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Top Contributor
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
Senior Contributor
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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Additional Information about Couzin's Cafe

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

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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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