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Restaurant Zoe

1318 East Union St, Seattle, WA 98121-2207
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Ranked #214 of 3,429 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 14 Ave
Transit: Bus #2
Description: Recognized as one of The 10 Very Best Restaurants of 2005 by Seattle Magazine and one of the top five for new American cuisine by the 2008 Zagat Survey, Restaurant Zoe is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. Located on the corner of 14th and Union St on Capitol Hill, Restaurant Zoe's lively urban setting provides the backdrop for Chef Scott Staple's seasonally crafted, produce-driven fare.
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80% Recommend
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English first
San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We did the 5 course tasting and it was elegant and amazing! This place is gorgeous and perfect for a business meeting or special occasion.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived at Restaurant Zoe to receive a gift for a wine pairing with 5 course dinner. This was the first time we had ever been to RZ. Immediately upon arrival we were welcomed and the evening began. Worried a little about it being Father's Day we weren't sure if going out to eat was such a good idea- however... More

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Bellevue, WA
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176 reviews 176 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our food was good and the service was exemplary, but it was difficult to hear our own table conversation because the hard surfaces in the restaurant just added to the noise from other tables. There were very few vegetarian options available and most of the fish entrees were shellfish. I thought the prices were very high for what was offered... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We were there for the special dining Seattle, three dishes for $ 28.00. We started with the gnudi and it was delicious! Really an incredible stand out dish! Followed by the chicken and others at the table had the fish, both were good. Finished our dinner with the chocolate cake. I would return for the gnudi alone!

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Clinton, Washington
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237 reviews 237 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Our party of 4 dined at Zoe's for the first time and we all loved it. The celery root soup rocks and the salad was outstanding. Our black cod with Cantrell mushrooms and fingerling potatoes not only looked lovely, but also tasted delicious. Their panna cotta with berries was outdone only by their chocolate torte (everyone's favorite). Loved the extensive... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We had dinner at a birthday at Zoes and we enjoyed the good atmosphere as well as the service and the food so much. the restaurant has a good sorted wine and a tasty dessert to a resonable price. Sehr gutes Essen in einer angenehmen und gemütlich, gehobenen Ambiente, einer sehr gut sortierten Weinkarte und einer sehr aufmerksamen Bedienung und... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Excellent service and the food is finally coming out less salted. Always fresh ingredients and a friendly and caring staff. Great winelist too. Highly recommend and equally good for jeans and a tee or a business suit.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I frequented RZ many times at the original location and always loved it and since the hotel where I stay was a short walk it was also quite convenient, but the restaurants seem to be leaving Belltown for better neighborhoods. So this trip I finally got to visit RZ in it's new digs but very reminiscent of the old location.... More

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Bend, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

It's a cute spot for dinner. Four of us shared a number of items family style. Each selection from the cheese plate and steak tartare to the burger and dessert was yummy. The wine list was a bit pricey...not a lot of reasonably priced options. It was a delightful September evening in Seattle, and patio dining was completely booked. Indoor... More

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Anacortes, Washington, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Lovely night, perfect food, spot on wine pairing. We will be back and will definitely recommend it to friends!

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