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“Collections Cafe rounds out a real nice visit”
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Collections Cafe
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Ranked #77 of 4,416 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Boad Street
Transit: The monorail runs every 15 minutes from the Westlake Center on 5th Avenue and Pike Street to the Collections Cafe.
Description: Dine on delicious dishes created with local, fresh ingredients at Seattle's most unique destination for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. While you enjoy our Pacific Northwest-inspired menu, you'll be surrounded by many of Dale Chihuly's colorful collections. You might share your table with toy soldiers, 1950s cameras or transistor radios. Pair your meal with a fresh lemonade or choose from a hand-picked collection of craft beers and Washington and Oregon premium wines. Inside, enjoy spruce plank walls, bright green chairs and the stunning back-lit Drawing Wall with 36 of Chihuly's drawings or, when the sun shines, toast its warmth on one of two patios in the heart of Seattle Center. Extend your experience by visiting Chihuly Garden and Glass. Everywhere you look, you'll be inspired. Between May 27th and September 5th, Collections Cafe will serve Brunch from 10am to 4pm.
Reviewed April 27, 2015

Had lunch at Collections after visiting the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum. Sat out in greenhouse. Very nice place on a sunny afternoon. Our table was ready at reservation time. Our service prompt. The food was very good. Started with the Garnet Yam Pakora. Very tasty. I had the Steak Salad, my wife the Salmon Casear. Not adventurous choices, but the preparation was top notch. Prices were ok. I would definately dine there again.

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Thank Peter C
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

I used a Groupon so I saved about half the price. We had an amazingly good waiter, but the food was overpriced. The fish and chips was awful. Skinny piece of fish with too much breading and $21!!!!. Beet salad lacked beets. Other dishes were skimpy and just not good flavor.
I just wish the food was better. Before going to an exhibit, we went to Starbucks and Elanta bagels.
Sorry to say, we enjoyed that more.

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Thank artist81
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very nice spot for lunch or light dinner. Excellent service and great menu with interesting choices. Soup and Caesar was so tasty. The chocolate dessert with homemade ice cream and blood orange slices was terrific. Nice wine list. Welcomed the opportunity to return and will visit again.

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Thank Sggypsy
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Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had lunch here while visiting the Chihuly Gardens. Our server was prompt and friendly, and the food was very good. We both had the steak salad. This is a nice compromise between the fast food places in the food court, and the expensive restaurant at the top of the Space Needle.

Thank DavisSunflower
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Reviewed April 11, 2015

A friend told us they were going to Easter brunch at a new (to them) place called Collections at the Seattle Center and since we needed to make plans for the day as well, made reservations there too. I really had no expectations or idea of what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised to find myself in a clean, modern, beautifully designed, light and airy space in the shadow of the Space Needle and attached to the Chihuly Glass Museum.
We ended up in the garden room as we prefer to eat al fresco whenever its warm enough, but had we sat inside we would have had a table with a glass top covering a collection of something. My friend said their table had a collection of radios. The ladies room had a huge collection of bottle openers incased on the wall.
We sat comfortably under a heat lamp in an enclosed out door space that felt like a glass house. The menu was limited, but the food we ordered was delicious. They also had beignets on the menu and while they weren't really like the New Orleans, Cafe Du Monde ones, they were still delicious, especially with the bananas foster dipping sauce.
Our waiter Peter was friendly, personable and efficient, although a little quicker response on the coffee refill would have been nice.
All in all, we left thinking we'd like to come back soon and try dinner or lunch!

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Thank KellySGD
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