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Lunchbox Laboratory

#239 of 3,026 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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1253 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 621-1090 ‎
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice family friendly with outdoor seating and party space as well. Girlfriend and I love shakes, which was the attraction of the restaurant and we definitely weren't disappointed. Lunchbox Laboratory provides an array of interesting options, including some liquored up variants for the adults when that little league baseball team's party runs just a little tooooo long. Aside from the... More 

Thank christianjcote
albuquerque, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great burgers and shakes. Many different varieties of burgers like pork, chicken, turkey, and grass fed.

Thank Laurie T
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So the burger I got was tasty, but nothing to pay $12 for. I paid an extra $2 for sauteed mushrooms; looked under the bun and there was maybe 6 watery mushroom slices. The sweet potato fries were good. Skylar was downright rude; like I was bothering her. She spent most of her time standing by the bar looking annoyed.... More 

Thank Wes K
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My husband and I visited the lunchbox laboratory based on previous TA reviews of the neighborhood we were in. We're from out of state and have no knowledge of the area, but we knew we wanted a relaxed place to eat lunch. The Lunchbox Laboratory was such a neat place and the science/lab theme was on-point. We tried several things... More 

Thank Laura L
Boise, Idaho
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. Was a little sad with three atmosphere. I am a science geek and was sad it was not like it was pictured. May not come back.

Thank Kim T
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

OMG. I don't eat red meat often but when I do, it's a burger. And hopefully a good one. In my party of 6, I went with the simplest burger called the "Merica" burger. Others were more daring. All in all, everyone was pleased. The service was great. The venue was cool. Seemed like a hidden gem or neighborhood hangout.... More 

Thank Shannon F
Kirkland, Washington
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant on Monday May 3rd at around 6:45pm in the bar section that is directly next to the dining room seats (where you overlook them at the table). Although the quality of my burger was fantastic as always, the service was below expectations to the point it was almost non-existent. The server did not make any conversation... More 

Thank Brad H
Richland, Washington
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

OMG, how wonderfully eclectic and unique! It is my new favorite place to eat in Seattle. Treat yourself and ask for Skye to be your server...it will make your experience just that more memorable :-)

Thank CestJacque
Dallas, Texas
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I stumbled on this place for lunch and glad I did. This place is a quirky place while serving delicious food. The server we had was very nice and knew the menu. He could answer any questions we had without hesitation. I have to admit I was fascinated with their variety of different salts. They must have had 8 to... More 

Thank kwanie
Clayton, Missouri
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Fun and yummy. The blue burger was awesome. The drinks are fun including milkshakes with adult liquid mix ins! Really fun place!

Thank DebMey11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1253 Thomas Street, Seattle, WA 98109
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 621-1090 ‎

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