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102 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033-6504
+1 425-822-9696
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

As stated in other reviews, Cafe Happy is a Kirkland Institute that provides healthy fresh vegetarian food. Every drink, sandwich, dish is made fresh. Jay recently took over the cafe from his aunt - we are delighted that he continues the same simple/fresh/healthy food style. Also, Jay is super friendly. Last Thursday, we had Taiwanese sandwich, buns, and noodle soup.... More 

Thank S H
Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I needed a quick, healthy lunch. Stopped at Cafe Happy--gotta love the name. They did a made to order smoothie: spinach, beets, strawberries, couple of apple slices and vegan soy protein. Wonderful!

Thank azadams
Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Cafe Happy rocks. I don't know how long it has been around, but it is a Kirkland institution. The food is tasty and bizarre - vegan, vegetarian, wheat-protein meat to the Max. In the old days, the hispters from the high school would hang out here and fret about gluten in their soy sauce, while sucking down their cigarettes. Of... More 

Thank Solsteinn
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Visited solo on a cold December evening. The owner offered me a cup of complementary green tea while I waiting on my sandwich. All tasted fresh and homemade. Thank you, will be back with friends!

Thank a m
Berlin, Germany
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184 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

I went to this place full of expectations as to what great vegan food in Kirkland could/would be all about. I was disappointed. I ordered a soup that was vegan, but had no real flavor. It is a shame. The people and the restaurant are kind of cool. Maybe I simply caught them on a bad day or I ordered... More 

Thank Cherence
Seattle, WA USA
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

This place is very small and easy to miss. The owners are an old Asian couple who also run the place. It is all vegetarian and vegan food. When you order, "mama" is the one who cuts your veggies fresh and cooks your food at her tiny little stove behind the counter. The food is good and prepared fast. They... More 

Thank fpfarric
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186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

I love this place for Veggie food. #9 is die for. It is an elderly husband and wife who run this place. The place is not fancy but it has a happy feel. The owners are really great and treat the customers really well. All in all --- Happy experiences

Thank Travel_ferocity
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2012 via mobile

This cafe is owned by a couple who were also vegetarians. Foods were wonderful and clean. It was family-like and I will definitely go back again during my next visit.

Thank walterpan
Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

This is a great little hole in the wall place in downtown Kirkland. Fairly large menu of vegetarian dishes, mainly with tofu, or varieties of tofu. Their mapo-tofu is great. They have one table and several against the wall bar chairs. They have ice cream in the summers and a large variety of excellent bubble teas.

1 Thank BruceV
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2012

they have a good selection of tofu and tofu imitation meats. very close to the waterfront Owner has a great attitude I am a regular and Love # 9 on their menu

Thank travel_ferrocity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033-6504
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-822-9696

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