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Restaurant Zoe

1318 East Union St, Seattle, WA 98121-2207
206-256-2060
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Ranked #210 of 3,439 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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Birmingham, Michigan
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This was a great restaurant! Attentive staff, relaxed atmosphere and five star meal. We ordered the five course tasting and were delighted with each new offering. Both my 21 yr daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

went with friends for dinner. great atmosphere, but a little hard to hear in the section we ate. Perhaps a few soft furnishings would absorb the noise. the food was very good and a lot of nice options. The same could be said for the cocktails, a couple of which are creations of the bar staff there.

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We ate here last night and enjoyed the food and service. I didn't see any main dishes that I liked the look of - most included meat or seemed quite rich in flavor and I am mostly vegetarian. So I had the baby mixed greens salad and a side of olives. Those olives were delicious. And, definitely more than enough... More

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San Francisco, California
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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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poway
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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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179 reviews 179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 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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Seattle
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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
138 helpful votes 138 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
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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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Miami
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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