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Cafe Veloce

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
+1 425-814-2972
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Napa CA, United States
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit in the Totem Lake area...craving Italian...this place mostly delivered. Husband (Italian) raved about the minestrone. We split the stuffed pork tenderloin with sweet potato gnocchi..very rich and would never have finished a whole order!! Excellent and varied wine list.. chose a very good Brunello. Down side, out of biscotti on a Tuesday night. Would return.

Thank Alan B
Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My favorite Italian restaurant. Been there many, many times plus takeout for lunch and dinner. chicken scampi is my favorite and a serving is enough for dinner and lunch. I even dream about it from time to time.

Thank BonBon196
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food quality here was decent, I would come back, but for an Italian place that is independent, there was nothing very exciting going on. Also, my friend and I wanted to get some Limoncello after dinner but it turns out that they only serve a limoncello cream desert. That was annoying.

Thank M T
Bellevue WA
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Some previous co workers and I meet twice a year at Cafe Veloce to get caught up on each other's lives and families. We have never had a bad meal here. The pizza and pasta are both excellent. The service is good and the servers always know the right wine to pair with each dish. They have a very extensive... More 

Thank LoveToTravel1962
Bonney Lake
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We love the fresh, homemade food served at Cafe Veloce. Each dish has its own unique flavor. The servers are always so polite and attentive. We will return to this favorite restaurant of ours!

Thank Doug S
seattle, wa
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This place is fabulous, great Italian food and great service. The beer and wine lists are fabulous. Be sure you try the chicken scampi, its the bomb!

Thank seattlemomof2
Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very friendly, knowledgeable on wine selections and accommodating! Everyone at the table ordered something different and we all tasted each others! ALL the selections were wonderful! It was a bit loud in there due to the large group of soccer kids however still a fun and enjoyable time!

Thank Dano L
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great service and wine selection. I've been coming to this place for about 20 years and it never disappoints. My son had pizza and I had the Athena salad, we split tiramisu for dessert, we had a great dinner.

Thank Heidi M
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here for dinner (walk in) based on a recommendation from friends and just had entrees. Had the fettuccine Alfredo, crab ravioli and my kid had a pizza. Both pastas were very good - found portions a bit big for us and ended up stuffed so should have taken some in a to go bag. Service was good tho we... More 

Thank kpfen
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540 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Cafe Veloce provides a fairly good - not great - lunch menu with reasonable portions and good service. I didn't leave feeling like I could have had a better choice for my calories that day. On the other hand, the location is pretty ehhhhh, located on the backside of what used to be Totem Lake Mall (and what now appears... More 

Thank hfulghum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-814-2972

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?