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Curious Chef

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232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Anacortes, Washington
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we were greeted by our waitress Jasmine we knew this had the potential for a great breakfast. Traditional eggs benadict and country huevos Rancheros hit the spot. Can't wait to come back for lunch and then maybe dinner. Definitely a top spot in Burlington

Thank Bill B
Mount Vernon
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Stopped by for breakfast and was pleased to see this spot redone with comfortable booths that allow much more absorbtion of sound, more privacy and adds atmosphere. I normally come here more for the dependably good food and service alone; sure makes it easier to come more often. Try the steel cut oatmeal; they do it just right. The only... More 

Thank PaulaBow
Fort Langley, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

If you like chain restaurant food, try this place, you'll never eat chain restaurant food again! Everything from scratch. Roast beef, roast turkey, gravy....can't go wrong with breakfasts either

1 Thank Lloyd W
Cloverdale, BC
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Menu has a little of everything. Mexican, Italian and American. Food is very good. Prices are excellent. Service is great. Family run. Home cooked meals. NOT fast food service. Good food takes time. Awesome clubhouse. Fantastic salads soups. Wonderful real turkey dinners. Go there. You won't be disappointed

1 Thank Garnet H. S
Whidbey Island
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113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is one of our favorite places eat. Today we saw that the biscuits and gravy were homemade, as everything on the menu is. We do not eat this combo very often, maybe once in 5 years, normally they are not worth eating. These are different. The biscuits And sausage gravy are made right there. if you are a fan,... More 

1 Thank Arline S
Whidbey Island
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113 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Today, after reading the good reviews on Trip Advisor, we decided to stop for a late breakfast/early lunch. before going to see a movie. We had no idea that there was such a nice cafe in the Burlington Outlet Mall. The place is clean, the owners and wait staff are friendly, there are a lot of choices on the menu,... More 

1 Thank Arline S
British columbia
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I always go to this restaurant when in the area. My favorite is breakfast which is a big serving and very economical. They have changed the restaurant this year and put in new tables and booths. It looks quite nice. I have also been here for lunch and the menu is good.

3 Thank georgib43
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What a find! Tucked away in a nondescript mall in Burlington you might not to find a near-perfect breakfast experience. But there it is. Eggs done perfectly, hash browns without the grease, and service that is timely, sensitive, and friendly. My wife and I make a special point of visiting the Curious Chef whenever we're in the area. And did... More 

2 Thank Malwein
Gainesville, Florida
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We visited the Curious Chef Restaurant an hour before closing on a Friday night. The restaurant had four tables of customers, two of them being larger parties. While the server was very pleasant, she was the only one on duty. We couldn't tell how many staff were in the kitchen, but it might have only been one as well. From... More 

1 Thank Jen00TB
Ripon, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is the best home style food in a restaurant I've had in a long time. The turkey dinner is real roasted turkey, not lunch meat like most places. The staff is the friendliest and most sincere I've encountered in quite a while.

1 Thank michael h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Fashion Way, Burlington, WA 98233-3242
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 360-757-0300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?