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211 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA (Lake Union)
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Ranked #859 of 3,508 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood: Lake Union
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Dining options: Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: John St
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Ferndale, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were seated directly under a well known, longtime leak in the ceiling. Food and service were good if you don't mind getting dripped upon.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I had no rental car and was way too lazy to venture out in the cold from the attached hotel. Wow I ate here two nights in a row and I highly recommend it! Hot fresh and more than I could ask for (usually) being away from home. I will always stay her and visit this restaurant when I am... More 

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Fort Langley, Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It is a lot like Denny's. Mediocre food. Good place to get an ordinary breakfast. But there are so many great restaurants in this neighbourhood.

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New York City, New York
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154 reviews 154 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We got to Seattle ad were not oriented to it, and Emerald Grill was right on the corner. What a great comfort to have tasty, fresh food and not have to go so far, We loved our dinner salad and burger deluxe.

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Sunny SoCal
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here last night, and the food was very good overall. He had the roasted chicken dinner and I had the mac n cheese. We shared our plates so we could try both. The chicken breast was very good, a.nd moist too. Sauce was yummy...the mashed potatoes and green beans were really good as well.... More 

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Washington, DC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This little place was right next to the Holiday Inn on Dexter Street. Staying at the Hilday Inn got us a discount coupon to use here. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and responsive to our requests. We had a simple meal of soup and sandwich and were delighted by the freshness of the ingredients and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I went into the Emerald Grill solo and ordered the salmon with dill butter rice (YUM!!!!!!) and seasonal veggies. It was fantastic!!! Not only was everything cooked to perfection, but the rice and salmon were pleasantly dolloped with a dill butter sauce which made the flavor of the salmon stand out splendidly and my rice taste just like I like... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Just arrived in Seattle at our Holiday Inn Express (great place to stay), and hoping our first meal there would be of fresh seafood, only to be disappointed. My salmon was tasteless (sauce and "relish" were overwhelming and did nothing to enhance the flavor of the fish so I pushed it to the side) and my green beans had the... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Was in the holiday inn next door for 2 nights and we eat here rather than find some where else as it was a good selection and reasonably priced. If in Seattle again would look this place up.

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Bellingham, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Really enjoyed the food and the service. Surprised, really. Last visit there a few years ago the food and the menu were rather plain.

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Address: 211 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Contemporary

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