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Cafe Happy

102 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033-6504
425-822-9696
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Ranked #77 of 231 restaurants in Kirkland
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Mar 22, 2013
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English first
Seattle, WA USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This place is very small and easy to miss. The owners are an old Asian couple who also run the place. It is all vegetarian and vegan food. When you order, "mama" is the one who cuts your veggies fresh and cooks your food at her tiny little stove behind the counter. The food is good and prepared fast. They... More

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WA
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166 reviews 166 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I love this place for Veggie food. #9 is die for. It is an elderly husband and wife who run this place. The place is not fancy but it has a happy feel. The owners are really great and treat the customers really well. All in all --- Happy experiences

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lihue
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

This cafe is owned by a couple who were also vegetarians. Foods were wonderful and clean. It was family-like and I will definitely go back again during my next visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

This is a great little hole in the wall place in downtown Kirkland. Fairly large menu of vegetarian dishes, mainly with tofu, or varieties of tofu. Their mapo-tofu is great. They have one table and several against the wall bar chairs. They have ice cream in the summers and a large variety of excellent bubble teas.

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Aruba
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

they have a good selection of tofu and tofu imitation meats. very close to the waterfront Owner has a great attitude I am a regular and Love # 9 on their menu

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012 via mobile

I just love their mapo tofu and rice noodle. It reminds me of home.

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Seattle, WA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

As a vegetarian, I want to support vegetarian food in as many places as I can. And this is probably the only veggie place in the whole of Kirkland. So it makes me sad that the food here is barely ok. I got the sweet and sour. The sauce had a nice taste to it and the "beef" is good.... More

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United States
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2010

I found Cafe Happy when I was staying at the Heathman Hotel in Kirkland. They are just a few blocks apart. Cafe Happy offers a variety of stirf ry dishes using tofu and other soy-like products. I have eaten there several times and tried many of their dishes. My favorite is 27 (soy-chicken and brocolli). All of the dishes I... More

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SF bay area
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2008

This is some of the worst food I'd ever eaten. We threw it all out. I am an almost-vegetarian, I should add.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

TINY, but delicious! A favorite for my family.

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