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Top cafe recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“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
American Restaurant
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“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
Sandwich Place
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“Hole in a wall but super duper yummy salads and fresh food. Amazing desserts too! Not to be missed. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Part of a relaxed chain serving sweet & savory crêpes along with pastries, panini & espresso drinks. Really great croissants ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“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
Café
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“One of the best breakfast places on the entire eastside, large portions and super service. However, if you go on the weekend expect a 30 minute wait.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“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
Café
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“Best in town coffee! Affordable price. My friends will even bring a bag of their beans back. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Large Starbucks with oversized, comfy chairs. They even serve beer and wine!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“It's a nice walk through Juanita Bay Park to get to this Starbucks, which is nestled in a shopping complex with other coffee shops, restaurants, a Walgreen's. There's a cash machine at the Wells Fargo Bank on your way.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Italian food and great decor of nostalgic motorcycles that are rare and restored. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“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
Restaurant
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“A bit expensive but high quality farm-fresh, local food in a chic environment”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Only open for Breakfast and Lunch, famous for their Cinnamon Rolls - next to Shari's. ”
  • 3 locals recommend