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102 Lakeside Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 328-2233
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: We opened The 3rd BluWater Bistro location in the Leschi neighborhood on...
We opened The 3rd BluWater Bistro location in the Leschi neighborhood on March 13, 2004. Mick McHugh handed the reigns over to us after 22 successful years of running the Leschi Lake Cafe. With a slight remodel we cozy'd up the place, added some fantastic rollback windows, high back booths, some flat screen TV's, and leather furniture by the fireplace. The menu reflects all the goodness that a cozy bistro should offer, including the ever famous & popular "Lake Side Cafe" Fish and Chips... gotta keep the neighborhood happy. Stop in for some brunch on the weekends or some late night food.
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Outdoor experience

Menu perfect with plenty of variety. Enough wines for every taste. Staff and service was excellent performing under difficult issues. We ate outside on the slanting walkway. Top of table never flat, chairs uneven and food slid and bottle tipped. Wished we had eaten inside. For all else was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Chaucer39
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Naples, Florida
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  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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Naples, Florida
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243 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Menu perfect with plenty of variety. Enough wines for every taste. Staff and service was excellent performing under difficult issues. We ate outside on the slanting walkway. Top of table never flat, chairs uneven and food slid and bottle tipped. Wished we had eaten inside. For all else was great. Would return and avoid outdoor dining.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

As a loyal and regular customer at BluWater Bistro Leschi, I was disappointed the last time I ate there. At the table, my order was taken last, and at the end of the meal everyone's dirty dishes were cleared except mine. I was the only woman at the table and I was the only adult of color. I spoke with... More 

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Kent, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We asked to be seated outside, they do not have great accommodations for this, we had stuff from the trees rain on us and our food, the ground slopes and plastic tables don't help. The blueberry drinks were delicious and the stuff salmon with crab tasted amazing. Great variety of desserts, key lime pie not so good, try the chocolate... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Beautiful environment and they served gool lunch food like many of the cheap eat places that surround the place.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Dined here with a group of 12 on the weekend. One of those rare sunny spring weekends in Seattle. We dined outside, which you definitely want to do while here. The service was outstanding, and the food was very good as well. I was going to get the fish tacos, since I have had those before, and they were REALLY... More 

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Kommetjie, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Recently visited Bluwater Leschi for their 'Seafood Louie' salad--yes, it's very worth the trip over the hill from downtown just to have this delicious dish. (so wish they had it year-round)--full of crab, shrimp, mussels and topped with nice piece of salmon. It's a winner. While there our area was waited on by Sarah. This little gal just whipped around... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The meals were all well prepared, well presented and very tasty. I had quit coming here a long while back because I had been disappointed in the food after having been a regular customer for a long time. I gave it a go yesterday and it was great. Sat outside (Lakeside). Had prompt professional service . In fact I keep... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

But I chose a salad so it's difficult to rave about it. Great ambiance and views. Next time I'm going big on some seafood.

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Seattle, Washington
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This restaurant had the kind of menu I love! Good salad selection, lots of choices for entrees, but not too many. Even a knockout dessert menu! My husband had the ribs , which he said were delicious and I had the French Onion soup. It was just the way I like it with the Gruyere cheese melting over the edge... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

come during sunset, very pretty views. great friendly service, try the bread pudding at the end. Ravioli was also great. make sure to ask for a window view table.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Lakeside Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 328-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view, Romantic

Description

We opened The 3rd BluWater Bistro location in the Leschi neighborhood on March 13, 2004. Mick McHugh handed the reigns over to us after 22 successful years of running the Leschi Lake Cafe. With a slight remodel we cozy'd up the place, added some fantastic rollback windows, high back booths, some flat screen TV's, and leather furniture by the fireplace. The menu reflects all the goodness that a cozy bistro should offer, including the ever famous & popular "Lake Side Cafe" Fish and Chips... gotta keep the neighborhood happy. Stop in for some brunch on the weekends or some late night food.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?