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$30 - $30
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American, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Northgate
3.0 miles from Woodland Park Zoo
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All reviews salad fries surf and turf prawns chicken northgate mall basmati rice nice restaurant happy hour regular menu i've eaten server hollandaise entrees gratuity salsa crust
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

I've eaten at this restaurant in Portland and didn't pay attention that it was a nice place to have a lunch/dinner meeting meal, the set up is convenient for smaller groups. Our group of 14 took a bit to arrange the tables but the food...was good enough and they did a great job of customer service.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020

With Northgate Mall restaurants closed enjoy a wonderful lunch at Stanford’s. Many people were in the dining room so we found a cozy booth in the lounge. Comfortable, classic and they have a good menu and service by April S. My friend ate every bite...of a beautiful fresh beet and spinach salad and I thoroughly enjoyed my tomato basil soup accompanying my half chicken club combo. While possible, savor a large slice of made-from-scratch luscious key lime pie with real whipped cream and Graham cracker crust. Don’t pass by Stanford’s or the pie.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Great choice of entrees for lunch. Open atmosphere so can be a bit noise if there are large groups close. Our group of for had a variety of entrees which were all good.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Compass52904782079, Owner at Stanford's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020

Thank you, Sandi, for taking the time to write a positive review! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon! Very Best, Stanford's Restaurant and Bar Team

Reviewed December 17, 2019

We had a group of 19 who had lunch at Sanford's. The sevice was great for such a large group . Our meals all arrived at the same time. Several of us had the soup and 1/2 sandwich lunch which also came with fries. The...soup was very good (both the beef barley and the tomato basil). Others at the table ordered salads and they were large. No one had any complaints.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

We had a wonderful dinner at Stanton's. My halibut and chips were perfectly cooked. My mom and my cousin both had ribeye steaks that were cooked to their specific taste. Service was slightly slow...mainly because the bar was slow to get drinks made. Our server...Jesse did a great job and overall we had a great meal.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

Despite a friendly server and a timely order, our food was mediocre. My Halibut $29.95 was a bit rubbery like it was possibly defrosted in the microwave? The Cobb salad, although dinner size $20.95, was rather small in size. The surf and turf $35.95, was...the redeeming portion of the meal. The prawns nicely done and 2 small pieces of filet mignon perfectly cooked. Our drinks were a bit pricey $24 for a Ketel One vodka & water and $9.50 for a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019

We typically stay in this area when visiting Seattle. We found this restaurant several years ago while visiting the mall. With much of the mall closed for rennovation, the restaurant moved to a corner of the parking area in a stand alone building. Parking is...limited but once inside, we found the food and service to be excellent as we've experienced in the past.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 31, 2019

I had the Prawn sizzle and it was delicious and beautifully served. The other two a bean soup and salad and a Chicken salad. Generous portions. Good service. Nice restaurant at the NW corner of the Northgate Shopping Center. Free parking. Extensive menu options. What...we found confusing was the 4.9% LWgeSC charge on our bill with the explanation that this is added to contribute directly to employee wages, but is NOT in lieu of server gratuity. Does it mean that they don't really get the established minimum wage and that each diner pays for it? I'm confused and a bit put out. Seems like a questionable way of jacking up the minimum wage? We don't live in Seattle. Perhaps someone can explain what's going on hereMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

If I lived here I would have this as one of my locals. The look on the outside conveys it will be expensive, that is not the case. Lovely staff serving food from the kitchen who know what they are doing. I would not hesitate...to come back again. We were staying in the Double Tree by Hilton. You could walk, it’s worth it. They also have a bar as wellMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Steveai3484ng, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care!

Reviewed July 27, 2019

We visited on a Sunday and were quite surprised by how sparsely occupied by patrons the tables were. It was brunch time and after church so we were a little worried by the lack of fellow diners. Our fears were unwarranted. Upon entering we were...seated immediately and put at a table both in the main dining area. Within moments, we realized that we were going to have to move as the light above our table was pulsing like that of a dance floor light. It was very unnerving but we just moved one table over and our server Jessica was very understanding and accommodated us immediately. While I was in the mood for breakfast still and ordered the Eggs Benedict, my wife was more up for lunch and went with the Fish and Chips. When the Benedict arrived the dish was quite unassuming in appearance but any misgivings I had about its quality vanished as soon as I took my first bite. The Sauce was the standard Hollandaise which was good but what stood out was the smokey flavor that was obviously from results of highly smoked slabs of ham on the muffins. As well, the breakfast patatoes were very light and cooked and seasoned perfectly. I very much enjoyed the dish and would order it again. Moreover, my wife very much enjoyed her fish and chips. The fish was thick and meaty and although battered with the dark brown coating that is often times too heavy, in this case it was not and the fish was very enjoyable. Of particular "delectableness" to me was the coleslaw that came with her meal. Knowing that I am a bit of a coleslaw snob she implored me to take a couple of bites. I am very glad I did as it was one of the better slaws I have had in a while. I am usually pretty good at piecing together what the ingredients are but this one was challenging. Now for the misstep. One of the reasons we stopped here was to get a Cesar Salad for our daughter who was in the hospital. She had been craving one and we figured that Standford's could come up with a decent Cesar Salad. Everything was going along just swimmingly until my daughter opened the box at the hospital and discovered there was NO SALAD DRESSING. This was very disappointing and I know that its only a matter of dressing in a 10 cent cup but to see ones hospital bed confined child cry and have her day ruined over something so simple was at best....heartbreaking. I do remember our server specifically mentioning to us that the dressing was in with the greens and the chicken in a separate container. The Chicken was indeed there but no dressing. Fortunately, the meal was not too overly priced and well within the worth for what we paid. If it were not for the salad catastrophe my review would have been one or maybe even two green meatballs higher and I would even say that I would visit again but the look on my baby girls face might just keep me away from the door for some time. See you on the trail and please try to remember to treat with dignity and respect, all whom with you come in contact John FMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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Management R, Manager at Stanford's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. Missing the dressing for your to go salad was a big mistake and I am sorry to hear about your daughter and hope she is doing...More

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Response from nancyeld | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both booths and tables in the restaurant. The restaurant is large and they would be able to easily accommodate you.
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