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Restaurant Zoe

1318 East Union St, Seattle, WA 98121-2207
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Ranked #224 of 3,441 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
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, Late Night, 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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Bend, Oregon
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329 reviews 329 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We had a big reunion here the other night with eight adults and two babies. The staff couldn't have been nicer accommodating our group with various demands about the kids, food choices, on-going needs for more cocktails, etc. LOVED it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had a large party at this establishment. The appetizers were simple but excellent quality. We had a wide variety of dishes served and they were all nicely done and well finished. The service was very accommodating. Good value for a large party with well prepared food.

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Tacoma WA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I really wanted to have a good experience at Restaurant Zoe, especially after reading the reviews from fellow diners. But alas, this is a restaurant to which we will not plan to return. The occasion was special - a celebration of my daughter's marriage a week ago in NYC. The hostess was accommodating by email, although I found it odd... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

One of the dinning stars of Seattle is Restaurant Zoe. The menu offers a wide variety of starters/sides from which to select the openers. Could not have been happier with the marinated olives, charred cherry tomatoes with the shishto peppers, and roasted cauliflowers. Well, now to the mains. Yes, when in season do opt for the King Neah Bay King... More

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Birmingham, Michigan
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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
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
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102 reviews 102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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25 reviews 25 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 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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