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Golden Beetle

1744 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 706-2977
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Ranked #730 of 3,443 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: NW 56th st
Transit: Bus stops.
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Tucson, Arizona
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427 reviews 427 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
457 helpful votes 457 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Golden Beetle's front door displays awards and accolades that the restaurant has earned, so our expectations were high when we entered for lunch. But we wondered why we were the only diners in the place between noon and 1 p.m. We soon decided that our meals -- if typical fare -- answered the question regarding the lack of a... More

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Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Golden Beetle food was great. We did the small plate, sharing thing in our group of 5 so got to try different dishes. It was a very hot day and evening in Seattle, a city not used to that so not really well equipped to keep the visitors cool. I recommend trying the 3-dip appetizer plate for the variety... More

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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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183 reviews 183 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was expecting more from this "foodie" destination. Compared to many restaurants, it is well above average, but for the group it is competing with (and priced with), it was just a so-so experience. First young woman we saw at the host stand apparently couldn't be bothered to smile or acknowledge us. Thankfully another came along quickly and helped us.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Had a very nice dining experience. Very good selection for Vegan, Gluten Free and Meat eaters. Wonderfully prepared food. We had pizza, Pita bread dipping Trio, and spiced French fries. It was all very flavorful. Service was good, friendly and welcoming. Atmosphere was relaxing and comfortable. We would go back for another meal.

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I was visiting friends in Ballard and was more than happy to let them choose the restaurant - I understand why this place is a favorite of theirs. The entire evening was wonderful, I thought the food was outstanding (I had the lamb meatballs) but longed to try the mushroom pizza that one of the other people at the table... More

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Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I live in Ballard, so it is so difficult to have to write this review about a local place. I was excited to eat here because I am a vegan and they seem attentive to that dietary preference, even dedicating a menu to vegans--a nice touch. And middle eastern food has always been a favorite. The Golden Beetle is great... More

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

our group of 6 essentially ordered and shared the whole menu. each person ate the food items they liked (and tried some new ones) - with not one disappointment. Our server Zack was fantastic, very helpful, extremely friendly without being intrusive, and very informative about what's what on the menu, which is different every time we come.

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seattle
2 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Review is from Thursday evening 11/22/2013: I walked out of the place disappointed and hungry after the three of us dropped about $200 total on dinner, a couple of drinks, and dessert. The two most expensive "big plate" items we ordered were beautifully presented but served in tiny "small plate" portions. What really offended me, incredibly, was seeing a big,... More

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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our first visit to this Maria Hines restaurant and it was a wonderful experience. The combination of flavors was creative and great.

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Seattle
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I love this restaurant, it's one of my favorites. The food is well seasoned and interesting. The wait staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. I go as often as possible. You should, too!

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Additional Information about Golden Beetle

Address: 1744 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107
Phone Number: (206) 706-2977
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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