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Lunchbox Laboratory

#235 of 3,018 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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1253 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109-5467
(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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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic tasting burger! Loved the sautéed onions in the burger and the side of Satan's tears was super tasty-hot! Sweet potato fries were delicious and my daughter in law loved the garlic fries. Tasty stop and glad the reviews measured up to the experience.

Thank kristalbentley
Novato, CA
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140 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The family very much enjoyed the burgers - delicious, and available either as suggested combos or build your own. We liked the variety offered with the meat, bun, toppings, sauces, and sides. There is something for everyone. Milkshakes are made with real fresh ingredients - so a chocolate mint shake is made with real mint rather than mint flavoring, so... More 

Thank sunbunny31
dallas, United States
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok typical burger joint. Could take tips from big bites. Cute place though. A little over rated. Austin has it beat by far.

Thank Jenni Lyn H
Tamarac, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner and shakes. GreaT food and the service was wonderful. The lunchbox table decoration brought back some great memories.

Thank Jane W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

LL has a wide selection of appetizers, burgers, and shakes. Their burgers range from a more simple burger to some very unique types. It's a great family place and I highly recommend the tater tots for a side. The service was Very quick and the staff could not have been nicer. Would highly recommend to any traveler!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 July 11, 2016

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

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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
American, Bar, Pub
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 St, Seattle, WA 98109-5467
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 621-1090 ‎

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