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Emerald Grill

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Lake Union
Contemporary
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211 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA (John St)
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 33
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast

Went for breakfast as we were staying at the Holiday Inn. We were quickly seated and promptly served even though it was busy. The eggs Benedict were perfectly cooked And I can honestly say this was the best breakfast so far after three weeks traveling the USA. My only complaint was that the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Sunshine Coast
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Sunshine Coast
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast as we were staying at the Holiday Inn. We were quickly seated and promptly served even though it was busy. The eggs Benedict were perfectly cooked And I can honestly say this was the best breakfast so far after three weeks traveling the USA. My only complaint was that the coffee could be better. In a place... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

For a hotel restaurant, it really exceeded my expectations. Food and service was excellent! Not really the kind of place you would seek out if you weren't staying at the Holiday Inn, but a great place to have on site. Definitely recommend to anyone staying there if you don't feel like venturing out (like on your first night in town).

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Oak Hills, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After a long day of travelling we were looking for something close to the hotel. The food was very good, and our waitress was wonderful. Between the 4 of us we had fish and chips, a steak salad, a burger and a Caesar salad. Everything was well prepared, tasty, and reasonably priced. We would return if in the area again.

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Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were staying at one of the Holiday Inns associated with this restaurant, so we went there after arriving the first evening in Seattle. We appreciated that they were open until 10 pm. They had a good beer selection (a lovely Elysian IPA) and really good food. (I completely disagree with the comparison to Denny's. That is so far from... More 

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Ferndale, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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94 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA
    (John St)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

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