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Cafe Veloce

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
+1 425-814-2972
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is me and my boyfriend's fav Italian spot on the Eastside. We go at least once a month. Delicious food, eclectic atmosphere, great service and always enough for a doggy bag...what more can you ask for?? I highly recommend this restaurant! 😊😊

Thank Jasmine C
Kirkland, Washington
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206 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only knock on this place is it is a beer and wine only establishment. We had a really good Caesar salad that my wife and I split. I had the Dungeness Scallopini that was fabulous. My wife had her standard Quattro Formaggi Pasta that she also had for lunch the next day. This place is always busy and sometimes very... More 

Thank Joseph S
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxed atmosphere with friendly service. Restaurant was busy on a Friday night. All tables were full but didn't have to wait long for a table for four. Food was decent size portions and very good. Pizza was very good, kids size was probably big enough even for an adult. Good salad and pasta options too. Nice wine list. Local and... More 

Thank Chris W
Maple Valley, Washington
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

I work a few blocks over from this little Italian place and always forget it's there. A co-worker suggested we go and once again I was not disappointed. I am allergic to eggs, diary and wheat so I usually avoid Italian food, but they have SO many options. This visit I got the gluten free pasta with vegi's, chicken and... More 

Thank Jwalk777
Stanwood, Washington
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

The atmosphere is quite, relaxing a great place to eat and visit. The food is good the service is excellent. We have now made this our place for lunch.

Thank Debra O
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Our server, Ryan R, was friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. We had the scallops for an appetizer, and the Mediterranean pasta and Dungeness crab pasta for dinner. The Limoncello Flute was light and refreshing.

Thank Azura L
Kirkland, WA via Boise
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

I would highly encourage a visit here if you're in the mood for non-so-fancy-but-great Italian food. Very friendly staff. I won't say it's the most romantic place, a little loud, but it's great for families. All in all a very good experience.

Thank Maggie B
Napa CA, United States
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

First visit in the Totem Lake area...craving Italian...this place mostly delivered. Husband (Italian) raved about the minestrone. We split the stuffed pork tenderloin with sweet potato gnocchi..very rich and would never have finished a whole order!! Excellent and varied wine list.. chose a very good Brunello. Down side, out of biscotti on a Tuesday night. Would return.

Thank Alan B
Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

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
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

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

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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, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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: +1 425-814-2972

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