Café Juanita

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9702 NE 120th Place
Kirkland, WA 98034
425.823.1505

The last thing you’d expect to find in this humble Brady Brunch–era house-turned-restaurant is a near-perfect northern Italian meal, and that’s part of the charm. From the first sparkling aperitif to the last spoonful of chocolate soufflé, James Beard Award–winning chef Holly Smith manages a rare dining trifecta: sensual northern Italian cooking by way of Northwest farms, pleasant, professional service and a room that is exquisitely conducive to conversations—both lively and murmured. 

Neighborhood: 
Eastside
Kirkland
Hours: 
Dinner Tue.-Sun.
Features: 
Parking
Reservations Accepted
Full Bar
Wheelchair Accessible
Cuisine Type:
Italian
Price:
$30 and up
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It may sound less iconic than the braised bunny or tender agnolotti, but Café Juanita's roasted cauliflower is every bit—and every bite—as memorable. For this anything-but-humble side dish, chef/... more »