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926 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4412
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Ranked #300 of 3,508 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $9 - $20
Mon - Fri 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

When we travel, our entertainment is food and beverage. Of course we know a little about the industry (actually a lot). I read the reviews on Open Table and from the forum I posted on Trip Advisor and I was not disappointed at all. We made reservations a bit late so make reservations early because they will fill up. We... More 

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Los Angeles
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Was looking forward to dinner at Lark after a 5-mile hike in the wet & wild Cascades (what else?) and it met up with my trail fantasies beautifully. Lovely interior space, dark but atmospheric with bright pinpoint lights hung from the ceiling. Started with a sparkling rum- based cocktail and then unbelievable fois gras. Best I've ever had with crisp... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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362 reviews 362 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We came here for drinks and a light dinner. The new digs are very upscale and modern. Lots of wood, metal, a little on the dark side, sparking lights and an upstairs and main floor. The main floor is more formal. We were pleased to see a large parking lot across the way, (paid lot, of course) and we actually... More 

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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

John Sundstrom has worked at some top kitchens in Seattle before being selected for the Food and Wine Magazine Best New Chef class of 2001 (while at Earth and Ocean). After opening Lark he won James Beard Best Chef, NW (2007). We have eaten at Lark a number of times at his prior location and were excited to try the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This new version of Lark, located off Madison, just north if the IHOP, is outstanding. The design of the restaurant is lovely. Coming in from the dark and rain, it was warm, nicely lit, lovely, and sparkling. The booths (although a little tight in leg room) provide great acoustics for good conversation. The wait staff were friendly and knowledgeable. The... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very disappointing. Loved the old Lark. The welcome and greeting at the new Lark was warm and welcoming. Our server was terrific.The new location looked great. But then the food. The liver appetizer was large but insipid and tasteless. I had to hunt and peck for the meager pieces of cheese in my salad. The pork belly as a main... More 

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seattle, washington
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114 reviews 114 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

WE had dinner last night at the new location of our Favorite restaurant, Lark. Their new location is off Madison behind the IHop. The bar is slick and clean the dining room is quiet and well layer out so you are not on top of the next guest. There is a parking garage across the alley, enter on Broadway next... More 

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Sammamish, WA
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Chef Johnathan Sundstrom just re-opened Lark at its new location at 926 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122. Continuing his excellent cuisine of farm-to-table meals, the restaurant doesn't disappoint. We had a dozen fresh local oysters at Bitter/Raw, the new bar upstairs that also features an awesome charcuterie assortment freshly sliced barside, with procecco. We then headed downstairs into the high... More 

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San Francisco, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a delightful local restaurant. I was recommended to Lark by a recent transplant from San Francisco, as a great local place with locally sourced ingredients and a real sense of season. We were not disappointed. The care that was apparent as soon as we walked in the door carried throughout the meal. The service and the decor are understated... More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We loved Lark. Not a great place, just defonitely a good one wirh reasonable prices ($50 per person). Their system work as follows: out of a relatively rich list, you pick whatever small plates you like, and they decide what should be yhe order of arrival. We were a party of four, ordered 7-8 plates + 3 types of cheese... More 

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Additional Information about Lark Restaurant

Address: 926 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4412
Phone Number: 206-323-5275
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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