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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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Seattle area. I have been going to it for over 10 years now and even had my wedding reception here 5 years ago. Rabbit is a delicious staple dish. Foie gras is another divine dish. Ambience and service are at a highest level.

Thank Nina S
Seattle, WA
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205 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Juanita is NOT expensive compared to other fine dining establishments. However, the menu is so compelling that you might order more than usual starting with a cocktail, a bottle of wine, an appetizer, a salad, an entree with a side dish complete with dessert and coffee, like we did. Then the total might get a little pricey, but hey,... More 

Thank ScottD58
Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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272 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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 June 27, 2016

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 June 27, 2016

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 June 27, 2016 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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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, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
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?