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Couzin's Cafe

12861 NE 85th St, Kirkland, WA 98033-8009
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Ranked #32 of 232 Restaurants in Kirkland
Cuisines: American
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- Aug 1, 2014
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 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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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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232 reviews 232 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 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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Newman Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I come to the Seattle area regularly and try to eat there every time I'm on the Eastside. Their portions are very large - I always end up taking half home it seems. Their prices are commensurate with the size of the portions and it is always hot and fresh. The servers are friendly and efficient. I enjoy it immensely...I... More

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Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Struck it rich again! I love it when I find a hidden gem like Couzin's Cafe. I've been there three times now, all three times for breakfast. The coconut pancakes are flat out amazing. The best I've ever had. The banana pancakes are a close second. The waitress told me the coconut pancake recipe was created by her dad, who... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Went to Couzin's for the first time today. This place has huge portions. I had the chicken fried steak. It was hand breaded and fried to perfection. It was served with a huge side of hash browns and two eggs. The service was great. You will not leave this place hungry.

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