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Julia's in Wallingford

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Lake Union
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4401 Wallingford Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 (N. 44 th St.)
Plenty of buses on Broadway and surrounding streets.
206 6331175
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: For over 25 years Julia’s restaurantsalways uses the freshest local...
For over 25 years Julia’s restaurantsalways uses the freshest local ingredients of the highest quality.Our chefs prepare all of our menu selections from scratchwith an emphasis on giving you the best value anda unique dining experience for breakfast lunch or dinner.Julia's has long ranked among Seattle's favorite and award winning restaurants. The homey eatery, with its wood tables, warm decor and bustling atmosphere, attracts customers with wide taste buds and dietary needs: It serves many meat, poultry, seafood and vegetarian options from a mostly American menu with some international influences. It's a great place for vegetarians to bring their carnivorous friends, and vice versa.Patio dining, in-house bakery, full bar, and live entertainment at our Broadway store are available
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Good for:
Casual Dining
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 4
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Shoulda read Trip Advisor before I stopped

Business took me to the Wallingford district in August for the first time in many years. Afterward, I was hungry so stopped at Julia's on Wallingford, a place I'd thoroughly enjoyed many times, but not for several years. Gee whiz, was that a mistake. The food was very good as it used to be. The... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
Crimson_Six
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Philipsburg, Montana
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Philipsburg, Montana
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Business took me to the Wallingford district in August for the first time in many years. Afterward, I was hungry so stopped at Julia's on Wallingford, a place I'd thoroughly enjoyed many times, but not for several years. Gee whiz, was that a mistake. The food was very good as it used to be. The service, however, has dropped in... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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580 reviews 580 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
654 helpful votes 654 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Julia's is close-by to where we live during our long annual stays in Seattle so we stop by occasionally for casual dining. The eclectic menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and basic entrees. Breakfast items range from eggs to pancakes. The food has been mediocre to excellent during our visits, with my husband having much better luck than I've had.... More 

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KarstenBetd, Owner at Julia's in Wallingford, responded to this review

Dear Customer Thank you for taking the time to write your review about your recent visit to Julia's in Wallingford. We appreciate when our guests take the time to give us feedback. I am sorry to hear that your service was lacking and that your servers was not very attentive during your last visit. I will address this issue at... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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153 reviews 153 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It was a hot Seattle day and I had called to see if they had air conditioning. The woman who answered told me "no, but we have lots of windows open." I met my friend for dinner here and when we entered, only a couple of windows were open. It was quite warm. After being seated, I asked if we... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Unfortunately, this place did not live up to our expectations. The coffee was decent, but the food was mediocre at best. I ordered an omelette with spinach and onions and received almost raw onions and sautéed spinach with a thin layer of fried eggs on top. Did not realize the definition of omelette has changed this dramatically... Unless it dramatically... More 

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seattle, wa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

this used to be one of the premier breakfast places in seattle. now? it's just another place. the service this morning was especially slow. the fruit seemed old and smelled old. the food was decent, but nothing special. it's close to home, but we're going to have to search for some other place. on the plus side???? the espresso shop... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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134 reviews 134 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

When I was in graduate school 25 years ago, breakfast at Julia's was a week-end ritual and we went back for a blast from the past. Sadly, things seem to have deteriorated a bit. The food was still pretty tasty, although the Huevos rancheros would have benefitted from a bit of salsa on the side and the Socrates omelet lacked... More 

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portland, oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

we were staying close by at a home booked through airbnb, and came in for an early breakfast before a long day out and about. it was quiet, no specials board up yet, but pleasantly greeted and seated. our server was efficient and cheerful, two nice qualities in wait staff. we had a simple breakfast which was tasty and served... More 

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seattle, wa
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

my friend loves this place and wanted to introduce me to the food and we both met up for brunch here. we both have dogs so we sat outside and with our furry best friends on a Saturday morning. the place was busy and there was a large crowd inside dining. it took awhile for our server and busser to... More 

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KarstenBetd, Owner at Julia's in Wallingford, responded to this review

Hi Chacha Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to Julia's of Wallingford for breakfast. We always appreciate when our guests take the time to give us feedback. My sincere apology that we did not deliver service in a timely manner to you and your friend and that you found our... More 

Bellevue, Washington
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

went here with a friend last night and the service & food was awful!! I ordered Salmon ceasar salad and it didn't list that it came with croutons & cheese (which I am glueten free and no dairy). as I picked off the cheese as best I could the server came by to ask how our meal was and I... More 

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KarstenBetd, Owner at Julia's in Wallingford, responded to this review

Dear Lisa Thank you for taking the time to write us about your recent experience at Julia's. I am very sorry to hear that you had an awful dining experience with us, and did not like your Caesar salad. I am truly sorry and apologize for not giving you and your friend a good meal. Your server should have promptly... More 

Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Every time I go to Julia's I have a great time and always great food. Such a funky little place your transported to peculiar and cool in one worm hole warp drive shot. Plenty of soul filling food that's healthier than a Denny's grand slam slim. Explore the wonders that are Julia's!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4401 Wallingford Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
    (N. 44 th St.)
  • Public Transportation: Plenty of buses on Broadway and surrounding streets.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: 206 6331175

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children

Description

For over 25 years Julia’s restaurantsalways uses the freshest local ingredients of the highest quality.Our chefs prepare all of our menu selections from scratchwith an emphasis on giving you the best value anda unique dining experience for breakfast lunch or dinner.Julia's has long ranked among Seattle's favorite and award winning restaurants. The homey eatery, with its wood tables, warm decor and bustling atmosphere, attracts customers with wide taste buds and dietary needs: It serves many meat, poultry, seafood and vegetarian options from a mostly American menu with some international influences. It's a great place for vegetarians to bring their carnivorous friends, and vice versa.Patio dining, in-house bakery, full bar, and live entertainment at our Broadway store are available
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?