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Cafe Veloce

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12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My favorite Italian restaurant. Been there many, many times plus takeout for lunch and dinner. chicken scampi is my favorite and a serving is enough for dinner and lunch. I even dream about it from time to time.

Thank BonBon196
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food quality here was decent, I would come back, but for an Italian place that is independent, there was nothing very exciting going on. Also, my friend and I wanted to get some Limoncello after dinner but it turns out that they only serve a limoncello cream desert. That was annoying.

Thank M T
Bellevue WA
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122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some previous co workers and I meet twice a year at Cafe Veloce to get caught up on each other's lives and families. We have never had a bad meal here. The pizza and pasta are both excellent. The service is good and the servers always know the right wine to pair with each dish. They have a very extensive... More 

Thank LoveToTravel1962
Bonney Lake
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We love the fresh, homemade food served at Cafe Veloce. Each dish has its own unique flavor. The servers are always so polite and attentive. We will return to this favorite restaurant of ours!

Thank Doug S
seattle, wa
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This place is fabulous, great Italian food and great service. The beer and wine lists are fabulous. Be sure you try the chicken scampi, its the bomb!

Thank seattlemomof2
Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Very friendly, knowledgeable on wine selections and accommodating! Everyone at the table ordered something different and we all tasted each others! ALL the selections were wonderful! It was a bit loud in there due to the large group of soccer kids however still a fun and enjoyable time!

Thank Dano L
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Great service and wine selection. I've been coming to this place for about 20 years and it never disappoints. My son had pizza and I had the Athena salad, we split tiramisu for dessert, we had a great dinner.

Thank Heidi M
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Ate here for dinner (walk in) based on a recommendation from friends and just had entrees. Had the fettuccine Alfredo, crab ravioli and my kid had a pizza. Both pastas were very good - found portions a bit big for us and ended up stuffed so should have taken some in a to go bag. Service was good tho we... More 

Thank kpfen
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176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Cafe Veloce provides a fairly good - not great - lunch menu with reasonable portions and good service. I didn't leave feeling like I could have had a better choice for my calories that day. On the other hand, the location is pretty ehhhhh, located on the backside of what used to be Totem Lake Mall (and what now appears... More 

Thank hfulghum
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Rough day... Good day... Birthday... Payday... Any day. Cafe Veloce. Always delish. Good beer and wine choices. Generous portions. Family friendly. Pizza, pasta, salad and sandwiches. Lunch and dinner. You won't be disappointed.

Thank duckgrl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: 425-814-2972

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