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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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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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369 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Shrimp, pasta & wine they all were amazing. Good note to end my tour in Seattle. Would definitely visit if I get a chance to be here again.

Thank sabineshk
Kalispell, Montana
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We went here on a Friday evening at 6:30 with no reservations and a group of 10 people. They seated us outside within 15 minutes which was great as the evening was lovely. The food was incredible. I had the Gino pasta dish and my son had a pizza with pepperoni. The waiter was efficient and very professional. He didn't... More 

Thank Cynthia P
Kirkland, WA
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140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We like going to Café Veloce for a quick dinner - their Italian meals are a great fit for the variety of tastes in our family. I enjoy the shrimp and mushroom salad and I love their herb butter for the Italian bread served before the meal. Their wine list is very good and they host wine pairing events that... More 

Thank ErinLeary
West Hills
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Met friends for dinner while visiting and was pleasantly surprised with this place. Warm yet funky atmosphere , motorcycles on the walls , race and rally props and an open and flowing dining room lend an air of edge and comfort. The highlight is the food , great flavor profiles and authentic dishes. Portion size is perfect and the sense... More 

Thank james p
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Veloces for 15 years. It has changed when it was sold to one of the waitresses. The portions used to be much bigger but now smaller. It is still good and a nice hidden gem.

Thank Tracy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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?