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Food and restaurants in Kirkland

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“Cactus is one of the most popular restaurants in the downtown area of Kirkland's waterfront. It's higher-end Mexican food with great margaritas! Recommended”
  • 24 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Irish Pub. Great live music and fun. Wednesday's - Trivia night. Thursday's - Rockarokee. Sunday's - Herding Cats ... on of the most fun local bands. You can look up their schedule on their website.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Have dinner at the award-winning Café Juanita and pair great Northern Italian food with local Northwest wines.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great view as the restaurant is right on the water. You will also experience the best in traditional NW seafood fare.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great place for happy hour on the water. In the back bar (The Living Room) as for Aziz or Michael. For a great lunch, sit at the front bar, ask for Ashley or Max - you will be well cared for!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Hole in a wall but super duper yummy salads and fresh food. Amazing desserts too! Not to be missed. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“The best thing about the BeachHouse bar + grill is that there's something here for everyone; a mouthwatering menu, a full bar with flatscreen t.v's, waterfront patio dining, friendly service, a yummy kid-inspired menu for kids, and a fun, relaxing and comfortable atmosphere.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Nice/large Mimosas with your weekend brunch. Great Scrambles, eggs benedict or burgers! ”
  • 12 locals recommend

Cafes

American Restaurant
“Great place for happy hour on the water. In the back bar (The Living Room) as for Aziz or Michael. For a great lunch, sit at the front bar, ask for Ashley or Max - you will be well cared for!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Hole in a wall but super duper yummy salads and fresh food. Amazing desserts too! Not to be missed. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“The doors opened at Kirkland’s Zoka Café in 2005. Busy, comfortable, and chic Zoka Three has become a cornerstone to the community. Large windows brighten the space with natural light while expansive seating ensures that there’s always a place to sit.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“Part of a relaxed chain serving sweet & savory crêpes along with pastries, panini & espresso drinks. Really great croissants ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Best in town coffee! Affordable price. My friends will even bring a bag of their beans back. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Large Starbucks with oversized, comfy chairs. They even serve beer and wine!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Overall, I recommend urban as the best nearby non-Starbucks espresso cafe. It has a great outdoor and indoor seating area. It is also across the street from a large Starbucks :)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A bit expensive but high quality farm-fresh, local food in a chic environment”
  • 5 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Part of a relaxed chain serving sweet & savory crêpes along with pastries, panini & espresso drinks. Really great croissants ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Overall, I recommend urban as the best nearby non-Starbucks espresso cafe. It has a great outdoor and indoor seating area. It is also across the street from a large Starbucks :)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“If you don't want green mermaids on your coffee cup, there are lots of choices in Kirkland. Caffe Ladro is downtown, close to the waterfront and shopping. There are chairs on the sidewalk outside, as well as a street-facing bar inside, so you can hang out and watch the world go by.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Excellent selection of pastries made in-house, both sweet and savory, good coffee and many lunch options. Located in the heart of downtown Kirkland. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Grab some ice cream after dinner and walk down to Marina Park to watch the sunset. With Microsoft in our "backyard" we have people from all over the world strolling after dinner!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Absolutely the best pastry place in the area. It's more of by and go place, but excellent croissants!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great Americana diner food, excellent pies. Assorted menu if you want a home cooked meal with some vegetables. ”
  • 1 local recommends