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112 Lake St S, Kirkland, WA 98033-6400
+1 425-827-4811
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Ranked #31 of 236 Restaurants in Kirkland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: The 39 year tradition carries on at one of the Northwest's most revered neighborhood establishments. Join us for classic comfort food, prepared from the freshest ingredients, served by a friendly wait staff that makes out-of-towners feel like regulars, and regulars feel like home. The Sunday brunch with our classic Eggs Benedict isn't just a menu item - it's a local institution. Or drop in for a drink in front of the 114-year old carved mahogany bar back, and imagine the stories it could tell you. The original brickwork and cozy fireplaces are still here. So is the longstanding tradition of great food with unparalleled friendly service. We intend to keep it up for at least another 39 years to come. You're welcome anytime, and we'll keep the fire going for you!
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English first
Strathaven, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Servers were friendly, food was fine, average family dining. If you like eating at Applebees-type restaurants you'll like Hectors. Wouldn't be my first choice in Kirkland though.

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Seattle, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I had the grilled salmon. Salmon was unfortunately a bit dry, but the accompanying salad was good. Went to Ben & Jerry's down the road for dessert so can't comment there.

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We found Hector's to be a comfortable, reasonably priced restaurant with good options for kids. The food won't awe you, but it is good and the service is on top of it. There are two things we liked that push Hector's from 3 stars into the 4 star category: 1) The atmosphere is comfortable for families. It's not too loud.... More 

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Philipsburg, Montana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Haven't been here for breakfast in several years but recalled them having top notch breakfasts. Place was busy on a weekday morning. Very nice grouping of choices on the menu. I opted for their CFS and was not disappointed - crisply fried steak, covered in (thin) sausage gravy - but loaded with sausage! Neither steak nor hashbrowns were oily. Marvelous.... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love to claim a spot in front of one of the fireplaces in the cooler months, or a spot on one of the two decks for great car and people watching. We have a dog, and the deck on the back or north-east side of the building is dog-friendly.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

3 generations, and food to fit everyone's needs. I found their signature dish dungeness mac 'n cheese light on the dungeness and a bit fishy, and definitely not worth the $20 price tag, in my opinion. The macaroni was cooked to perfection, but they didn't drain it quite enough, so it was watery when you bit into it. The flavor... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We shared three appies for dinner and a glass of wine each. The appies: seared ahi, lettuce wraps and crab chowder were great. Wonderful flavours. I had the creme brulee for desert - unfortunately it was mocha flavoured - I would have preferred traditional but it was OK. Good value for the money.

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Kirkland, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We like to go out for breakfast every Sunday morning and this is one of our favorite places. The food is good, wait staff wonderful and it's close to home. We have also eaten lunch here in the summer on the huge patio. Lunch is typical cafe food, but very good.

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've gone here and had terrible food, and I've tried again to be pleasantly surprised. It seems to be hit or miss on the quality of service and quality of food. Not consistent enough for me to want to be a regular here.

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South Pasadena, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went to Hector's by chance and it was a winning bet. Went on a Saturday for bunch, the place was busy but amazingly quiet. Started out with a cinnamon roll, thinking it would be your regular size roll, wrong, this baby was HUGE! And very tasty, fluffy pastry and real cream cheese frosting. We next had omelets that were... More 

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Additional Information about Hector's

Address: 112 Lake St S, Kirkland, WA 98033-6400
Phone Number: +1 425-827-4811
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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