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Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant

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1170 Carillon Pt, Kirkland, WA 98033-7412 (Lake Washington Blvd.)
+1 425-803-5595
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kirkland, Washington
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located right on the lake with great views and a wonderful setting, but with average, overpriced food in a snooty atmosphere. Definitely better choices in Kirkland. Two of us walked out with close to a $200 bill and average food.

Thank jeri w
Bellevue, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice restaurant with a great view I was happy that I decided to try it out after seeing it so many times when I've been at the marina. The people were very pleasant and helpful especially when it came to choosing from a very wide variety of wines and that was only looking at the reds.... More 

Thank bmattend
chefriendy, Manager at Bin on the Lake Wine Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello bmattend, So happy that you enjoyed your time in bin on the lake. As you stated we are located right above the Carillon Point marina with wonderful views of Lake Washington. I will be sure to tell Todd Leggett our restaurant general manager you appreciated his wine suggestions. Please keep us in mind for you summer dining needs. Look... More 

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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place for a breakfast meeting with a few friends - the staff is always friendly and the food is good. Booths provide a good place for conversation.

Thank Gerri H
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for dinner last weekend. Great location/view overlooking Lake Washington. Food was ok, not particularly outstanding/memorable but not terrible either. I ordered the crab cakes for appetizer. Felt they were on the dry side (too crumby with not enough crab and sauce). Ordered the King Salmon for main entree. Cooked well but the filet still had bits of bone... More 

Thank Tim R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came out to visit our daughter. Stayed at the Woodmark Hotel and had a wonderful experience with Troy and Liz in Bin on the Lake. Chef Natasha's salmon was fresh, delicate, and seasoned perfectly. My daughter had the shrimp and grits which is local to our hometown. Great wine, exceptional service, and fun times! Thanks Bin on the Lake for... More 

Thank Cheri S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

What an incredible experience! Liz was our server and she really made our experience incredible! Her wine knowledge and her bubbly personality made an unforgettable experience for my family! Troy, the bartender personally stopped by our table to suggest Spanish coffee's for the group and I am so glad that we indulged! Thanks Troy and LIZ for making our experience... More 

Thank Scott M
Sammamish, Washington
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217 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We went first time to Bin on the Lake for dinner, and we loved it. The views from most tables overlooking Lake Washington are spectacular, and this is matched by the service, food and atmosphere. We had some great food, and service was outstanding. Will definitely come back again for a special occasion, or just because...

Thank TravellingDutchie
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190 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We arrived forty-five minutes late for our reservation after a horrendous Husky-game commute - but we'd phoned and they'd graciously agreed to save our beautiful lake-view table till we got there. We were promptly greeted, valet-parked and seated, and then immediately reseated when we explained the surrounding conversations made it difficult for us to talk to each other. Once settled... More 

Thank Elaine S
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Took my girlfriend to the Bin for a celebratory meal. The restaurant has really nice views across the marina which we enjoyed, the scallops were tasty and the sides were excellent. However, the steak itself was a little disappointing, not hugely buttery and a little dry, and the meal was extremely salty. The service was also excellent at the start... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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153 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I ate here 2 nights in a row with colleagues. If you like steak, mine was the best I have had in years, literally. Positives: outstanding service, nice menu but not vast, nice wines, great apps (Brussels sprouts were fantastic), nice interesting desserts. Colleagues said the lamb was super and pork tenderloin also great. Negatives: the salmon was definitely a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1170 Carillon Pt, Kirkland, WA 98033-7412
    (Lake Washington Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-803-5595
Bin On The Lake’s cuisine highlights locally-sourced ingredients that capture the bright, seasonal tastes of the Northwest with a Mediterranean influence. Known for our exceptional wine list, we have over 40 wines by the glass in 1, 3, and 6 oz. pours in addition to unique Signature Cocktail offerings. Chef Dylan Giordan has developed “A study of…” program designed to explore each element of food. This inspired exploration program further enhances your culinary experience. Comfortably designed to offer exceptional water views from every angle and a coveted outdoor patio, Bin On The Lake serves approachable cuisine in a relaxed, yet stylish setting. Located at the heart of Carillon Point, our passion for serving good food and great wine is matched only by the view!

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