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Cafe Juanita

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Italian, Contemporary
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9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great for a special night. It's one of those places where you actually get your money's worth. I've dined here twice, and both times the experience was top notch. Service is friendly and knowledgeable, love the ambience of the place and the food is just beautiful.

Thank juliasca
Kirkland, Washington
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good news is the food and service are still wonderful. We especially like the fact that they feature local products. Salads are fresh and delicious. The wine list is just the right size and variety, and our waitress was helpful with information, too. We'll be back again, of course!

Thank DavidandAnna
Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No question that Cafe Juanita is a "special occasion" place for us, but it was our wedding anniversary and we wanted somewhere out-of-the-ordinary. We usually travel on our anniversary but didn't this year due to a death in the family, so we did the next best thing and spent an evening at one of my favorite restaurants. From the moment... More 

1 Thank Susan A
Mercer Island, Washington
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270 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The A5 Miyazaki Kuroge wagyu was like an out-of-body life-altering experience for me. My dinner companion and I couldn't even say a word to each other outside of, "wow." When our server told us that it'll be "the best steak you've ever had in your life", he wasn't kidding! Practically melts in your mouth and I'm told that if you... More 

Kirkland, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Juanita offers truly unique and delicious meals. It's on the pricier side but worth every penny for a truly enjoyable experience. While they do offer standard entrees (prepared differently than elsewhere) like beef, chicken, pork and salmon, this is the place to stretch and try things like octopus, eel or rabbit.

Thank dmsyoung
Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Use to be somewhat affordable until they refurbished the place and raised their prices. Big time. Still great food. Love Holly. But, its over our heads financially now. Cant just pop in for a spontaneous date with my husband unless we are geared up to spend a small fortune. So now we go, but not as often. Only once a... More 

Thank afibent
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We each ordered the rabbit and shared the romaine salad and it was all fabulous. One of the best meals we have had in a long time. We brought our own bottle of wine, so did not order from their wine list. Between our dinner, salad and bread they brought to the table, we were to full to try desert,... More 

Thank gina238
Kirkland, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is excitingly different and packed with flavor...you will love it...they take their food to a place rew dare to try. A romantic slow paced evening with close friends and loved ones

Thank Homer D
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is one of my faves after all these years! Food creative and beautiful. Ambiance pretty and comfortable. Service top notch.

Thank SeattleJennn
Bellevue, Washington
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We haven't been to Cafe Juanita in a few years. We went last night and had a spectacular meal. We had the following: Octopus with smoked bone marrow, chickpeas, and salsa verde (delicious, very tender) Gnocchi with a sauce made with parmesan and wagyu beef Rabbit with pancetta, porcini mushrooms, and herbs Roast pork with morels and English peas All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Italian, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: 425-823-1505

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