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Northlake Tavern & Pizza House

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660 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98105-6428
206-633-5317
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Some of the best pizza I've had.

You know that a restaurant really left an impression if you're telling a coworker about it years later! I loved this pizza. The crust wasn't exciting, but the toppings sure were. I loved the chopped olives - I wish more pizzerias offered that. This is definitely a cool place to grab pizza and beer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Marcellaella
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

You know that a restaurant really left an impression if you're telling a coworker about it years later! I loved this pizza. The crust wasn't exciting, but the toppings sure were. I loved the chopped olives - I wish more pizzerias offered that. This is definitely a cool place to grab pizza and beer with a group of friends.

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Prescott, Arizona
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The tavern serves my all time favorite pizza. Not a place to take kids, being a tavern, but you can always take it home.

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Mountlake Terrace, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I ate here years ago and remember the heaping amount of toppings. I finally had a chance to return on March 14, 2015. The toppings were good but an average amount. I liked the way they used a generous amount of chopped olives. The sauce could have been more flavorful. The most disappointing was the crust. It was thin and... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I've been going to the Northlake Tavern and Pizza since I was in college in the 1960s. Its still the best Pizza Pub in Seattle. The pizzas are a little expensive, but they have loads of meat on them. Two of us couldn't eat a whole medium Pizza. The pizza are still cooked fresh in a brick oven. It takes... More 

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NM
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I am not a fan of leaving negative reviews and rarely do, but I think it's worth it in this case. I was shocked to order two medium pizzas for pick up (a cheese and a vegetarian) and to receive a bill of over $50! (Just the vegetarian medium alone was $30). I exclaimed surprise at the price and was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

So we picked up a couple of medium pizza's at Northlake Tavern for a work lunch. I drove my coworker down because he said parking was tough down there which it was. Pretty packed at lunch and very busy. He picked up the pizza's and we drove back to work. The pizza's are loaded and very heavy - they are... More 

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seattle
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is nearby to University of WA and inside expect to see a lot of young faces. The pizzas are loaded with topping and so hard to decide. They have a great selection of beers on hand both tap and bottle. Service is quick and accurate. Food came right away (for a pizza place) I don't know with the new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We live in Utah. This was by far the best pizza and pizza house experiences of our lives. After eating there once with my husband and his boss at a business meeting the pizza was so good that I made my husband bring me some back on the plane when he went up to Seattle on business another time.

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Snohomish, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Have been eating here for years, not the cheapest but definitely the best, medium pizza weighs 8 lbs don't go there after a UW game

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Pasco, Washington, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent Pizza! The atmosphere is fun a lively. It is conveniently located to the UW campus. I can't wait to return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 660 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98105-6428
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > University District
  • Neighborhood: University District
  • Phone Number: 206-633-5317

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?