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112 Lake St S, Kirkland, WA 98033-6400
+1 425-827-4811
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hector's was one of our go to places in Kirkland when we visit several times a year. The atmosphere is still great, service is friendly and fast, but the food is not as good as in the past. It's average, not memorable. My DH had the tenderloin appetizer and wedge salad and liked the salad best. Not a good thing.... More 

Thank Scotlandtravels
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always loved Hector's, the food is consistently good and there's a good wine selection. The only disappointment this visit was the service was really slow and we had to wait a ridiculously long time for the check. The place was busy but there were plenty of servers. Other than that it was great.

1 Thank Heidi M
Kirkland, Washington
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've always liked Hector's for a late breakfast and a great Bloody Mary however the last two visit's the service has been spotty. Typically I sit in the bar area with friends and order however when the weather is in the 80's you have to be outside. My friend and I sat for a good 7-10 minutes before a wait... More 

1 Thank REMYdaYUCCAman
Fairbury, Nebraska
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349 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At Hector’s we thought the atmosphere was very cool. Laid back and easy going (maybe it is just the norm in Washington State??) We all had different salads for the lunch with salmon or steak topping and they were more than we could finish. We had a light ale beer (local) that was suggested by the waiter I would return... More 

Thank Douglas8098
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend & I decided to try Hector's for the first time by a suggestion of a friend, and she & I will most definitely be back!! We ate outside in the large patio area (a must do during the summer), the food was great (we split the Filet Mignon bites and Cobb Salad), but it was our server, Cody,... More 

Thank Marco L
Vancouver Island, Canada
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227 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Seriously, the outdoor dining area at the back is nice is you have a dog that you wish to have join you. However the ambiance is parking lot and the food uninspiring. There are too many other good choices, and it's not cheap eats.

Thank Brett C
Mercer Island, WA
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Hector's last night. The wedge salad was generous but uninspiring. It would have been good with a better dressing, such as a vineragette type. The beef stroganoff was slightly better than uninspiring. The decor and ambiance were good, as was the white sangria.

Thank MarkMarshall
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I mainly go here for breakfast or dinner served outside in the summer. Food is reasonably priced and consistently good. Inside is a bit dark, so we always ask for a table by the window. We were there two days ago and had huevos rancheros and eggs Benedict and both were wonderful.

Thank gina238
Ottawa, Canada
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went for lunch at Hector's with our son to be introduced to his long-time friend and his family from the eastern U.S. We were seated in a quiet part of the restaurant perfect for the occasion. Both the food and the service were excellent. There is free parking on weekends close by, as is Lake Washington.

Thank John12345562
Kirkland, Washington
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Having driven by Hector's many times, I tried it recently. I liked the stroganoff. Good comfort food, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Curt Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Lake St S, Kirkland, WA 98033-6400
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-827-4811
The 40 year tradition carries on at one of the Northwest's most revered neighborhood establishments. Join us for classic comfort food, prepared from the freshest ingredients, served by a friendly wait staff that makes out-of-towners feel like regulars, and regulars feel like home. The Sunday brunch with our classic Eggs Benedict isn't just a menu item - it's a local institution. Or drop in for a drink in front of the 114-year old carved mahogany bar back, and imagine the stories it could tell you. The original brickwork and cozy fireplaces are still here. So is the longstanding tradition of great food with unparalleled friendly service. We intend to keep it up for at least another 39 years to come. You're welcome anytime, and we'll keep the fire going for you!

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