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Lake Forest Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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17535 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155-5550
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to grab dinner with a friend, and had the fish and chips. Having lived in Scotland, I am a fish & chips snob, so my expectations are high. These guys delivered! The fish has a very flavorful & crisp beer battered breading, and the fish was tender on the inside. Quality fries (chips). They were fresh... More 

Thank Perry B
Warm Beach, Washington
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367 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Reservations for three at 6 P M made a month ago and confirmed several days ago by phone; so, why weren't they prepared? Special Turkey Day menu was advertised. We drove in the heavy rain down from Warm Beach to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner with our son. Expectations ran high for our annual turkey fix. Sadly, that was not to be.... More 

Thank Tsunamisam
Lake Forest Park, Washington
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

THis place has average food. Not bad, just not amazing. The prices seem high for what you get. I had the fish and chips, which were, well, average, but cost more than other places nearby. It does have a nice ambiance, and the service was good.

Thank mekristin2
Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We went to Lake Forest Bar and Grill for brunch. The menu is ok. I had the garden Benedict and it was tasty enough. Our server was a bit slow. It was quiet atmosphere which was nice for our group as we were there to catch up with our friends.

Thank rolsar
Kenmore, Washington
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice ambience here. Bar is where we usually eat. Great happy hour specials and friendly proffesional staff.

Thank oneapeaktide
Edmonds, Washington
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104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I had chicken and waffles along with a bloody mary and my wife had chicken and waffles on the spicy side. We both liked the regular chicken best.

1 Thank kctab
Sammamish, Washington
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The french dip, sweet potato fries, and mac and cheese balls make for a great menu variety. This is a neighborhood restaurant done right. I have also been to their sister restaurant and the food is very consistent. I did visit on a holiday and so service was a bit slow, but otherwise great experience.

Thank Tradingcomet
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Tried this place after coming home late from work on a Friday to a house full of hungry boys (kids & husband!). They were "starving" so we decided to go to this place for a burger/sandwich (for everyone) and a cocktail (for the 2 adults!). The waitress was very nice though a bit overwhelmed. When we asked if they could... More 

Thank SeattleCyclingMom
Kenmore, Washington
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211 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The servers and staff are friendly and nice, but the cooks need to get their acts together! Opens at 9am on Sat,s we got there at 9:05. Promptly ordered (2 of us), and the wait began. The 6 tables who ordered before us also had to wait. Finally at 9:25 food started to appear. We were table #6, getting ours... More 

Thank ormbrek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for a group of 20 for 6:00 pm on Sunday night. It was to celebrate a 60th birthday after afternoon bowling at Kenmore Lanes. Bowling ran predictably long & we were the first 2 to arrive at nearly 6:30. I was embarrassed at our lateness, but the restaurant handled it wonderfully. Service was executed nearly flawlessly (I... More 

Thank Diana D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17535 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155-5550
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lake Forest Park
This restaurant has been in this location for a long time and deserves a chance for review

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