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Cafe Juanita

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Italian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034-4206
+1 425-823-1505
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my friend's favorite restaurant, so we went here during a recent visit. I liked the papaya salad and my pasta with little bits of lamb. My husband had a different pasta with a cream/cheese sauce. But here's the thing: we aren't fancy eaters, and I can't remember the names of all the dishes. And the food was good,... More 

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Thank Michelle J
Kirkland, Washington
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food in a convivial atmosphere. We were pleasantly surprised and look forward to our next visit.

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Thank Jacqui B
Kirkland, Washington
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312 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good, the service attentive and helpful but the price seems well above what should be charged for this culinary level. My wife had a pasta dish and says the pasta was quite ordinary. We've had the privilege of dining at an Italian friend's house with home made pasta (by his mother of course) and wound up writhing... More 

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Bothell, Washington
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

I'd been reading about Cafe Juanita for years. My wife hadn't heard as much about it, but when she suggested we try it yesterday evening, I was quick to make a reservation; I was anxious to see if it lived up to its glowing reputation. We arrived a bit early as it turned out to be closer to our home... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The food was good but we found it mostly to be uninspired, not my recollection from former visits. We began with the burrata served with roasted squash and pomegranate seeds; boring plating. Grilled radicchio-nothing on the plate but black-looked horrid but taste was good; more pomegranate. The star was the broth-made with parmesan rinds and rabbit bones; quite flavorful. Both... More 

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Thank greatcats
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

It was a friend's birthday and she invited us to celebrate with her! And celebrate we did with delicious Filipino favorite main courses and desserts! The presentation was visually appetizing and palate pleasing!!! We did not know where to begin and when we did, we couldn't stop!!! It is a wonderful place to make memories....whimsically decorated!!

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Thank Terri H
Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

The food and service is excellent. We ordered a few dishes recommended by the server and were very pleased.

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Thank lOOOOOOvetOtRavel
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Apart from the fact that I really like Italian food I was very excited to see that this restaurant have a fully separate menu for vegetarians and vegans, not a common thing in the Seattle area. Everything I ordered was super tasty! Service was professional and friendly at the same time. I will definitely come back.

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Thank Delia K
eastside
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I don't get it .. The service was horrible and the food not much better. We had to ask several employees why it took 30 minutes to get a second bottle of wine. We felt like we were not welcome. Won't be returning. There are several better restaurants in Kirkland.

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Kirkland, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The finest in fine dining. Mouth-watering devine cuisine to be savored slowly in the quite and refreshing ambiance. Unique seasonal menus and well-timed courses. Stay for desert. It is a luxury to languish for hours here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 425-823-1505

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