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“Constant fun for your taste buds!”
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Ranked #105 of 4,093 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $32
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
Cross street: Roy
Transit: Poppy is on Broadway along the main metro bus route (49) between downtown and the University District. There are two stops within a block of the restaurant.
Description: In a warm, modern dining room overlooking the lively streetscape of North Capitol Hill, Poppy presents James Beard award winning Chef Jerry Traunfeld’s style of Northwest cooking. Inspired by the thali, a tray of many small dishes served all at once to each guest, Poppy's menu highlights the best of local seasonal ingredients, spices, and fresh herbs from its own back garden, and includes many options for vegetarians.
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Constant fun for your taste buds!”
Reviewed August 18, 2012

Awesome-ness in every bite! The meals here are called "thalis" - which consists of either 7 or 10 little dishes on one plate. There is a larger meat or fish portion, then lots of hot and cold dishes accompanying it - the flavors really blend and make your mouth so happy that lots of your dinner conversation consists of "this is so good! This is so fun!" And don't miss the dessert "thali" - a bunch of tastes of different, interesting sweet things - was that pepper in the dense chocolate? Oh and I forgot to mention that the service was great and the atmosphere casual, welcoming and warm. Don't miss it!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank 212Carol
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and ambience...very original!”
Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

I was taken to Poppy's this evening by a friend and the food was amazing. A very different concept of food being served before, which I haven't come across and the flavours were combined so well together, I was truly blown away. I had the wagyu beef 7 dish thali and it was plentiful for one person. I left feeling full, but utterly satisfied. If only I lived in Seattle, I'd be coming back for more every week!

Thank Camilla S
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Mercer Island, Washington
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3 reviews
“this chef is great!”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

We heard of it from neighborhood "foodies" and it did not disappoint. Even my mixed drink was perfect. They had my favorite oysters, Shigoku, one of 3 starters for our table - all terrific! My main of Wagyu beef with the tray of unbelievable tastes just hit every note! The price was right, service professional, and wine by the glass or from the list affordable and thoughtful. 'nuf said, just go there, and I'll be back!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank michaelgold
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Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Life changing”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

It's restaurants like this that make me sad I've ever given any other restaurant all 5's. My husband and I shared the meaty thali and two starters. Everything was spectacular, out of the park amazing, my only recommendation would just be to make sure you save room for the dessert thali, it does not disappoint.

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Thank Gnocchi19
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Duncan, Canada
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Went there twice in 4 days”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Not cheap, but jam-packed with locals and others both nights. Terrific service, unique tasty bites of food and creative menu

Visited August 2012
Thank ReadLisaRead
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