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Volunteer Park Cafe

) #800 of 3,254 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ American, Cafe
1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“beef brisket” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Nestled in such a cute neighborhood, this cafe is the perfect place for a casual lunch. The decor is quaint and cozy. I had a delicious chicken and apple salad, and the cold brew was fantastic!

Thank la21444
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was very early for an appt. on Capitol Hill and wanted to find a quiet place to have a drink and a snack and read. There isn't much that isn't in the very busy business district along Broadway but I found this little gem...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a great brunch/lunch place near Volunteer Park. It's frequently crowded with a line out the door, tables are communal. People tend to linger a bit but once you get seated, so will you. The food is done well, the protocol for how to...More

Thank Jdw-ny
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have been going here for breakfast for years. Lovely old neighborhood store now turned into a restaurant. It has been on my to do list to eat dinner here for a while, but finally got around to going for my anniversary dinner. This was...More

Thank SeattleDoc2010
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Cool farm-to-table style place with a solid beer selection (Pelican Kiwanda Cream Ale was stellar). All the food was delicious - especially the hollowed out pumpkin dish. The staff were friendly but the service was pretty slow. They weren't exactly amped about having kids come...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

For me it was thumbs up for baked goods and thumbs down for atmosphere. After exploring Volunteer Park, the cafe offered a good nearby break. We had baked goods and coffee, both were excellent.. The music was loud and they kept the front door open...More

Thank 662marc
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Cheerful, friendly service. Offers a gorgeous selection of homemade pastries and a variety of sandwiches, salads and quiche. Overall, a pleasant spot for a satisfying meal. Our cafe lattes were tasty and served with artful heart swirls. What you should know: - order and pick...More

Thank lisa028
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the staff at the Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park. Menu was limited. We ordered two quiche plates, pulled pork sandwich, and chicken noodle soup with matzo balls as well as a pumpkin cake. All was delicious but...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This cafe is in a great location and has great ambiance, being located in an old grocery store. The neighborhood it's located in is great for strolling around admiring the houses. The food is good but very overpriced. The staff also isn't the friendliest. A...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Welcoming, chatty atmosphere, smart, friendly staff, gorgeous food. Special orders (allergies, etc.) aren't a problem; the fresh vegs are grown right outside; great neighborhood place.

Thank Elmer H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
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