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BluWater Bistro

102 Lakeside Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6542
+1 206-328-2233
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pumpkin pie” (2 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
102 Lakeside Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6542
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Easter Sunday. Special menu with some of the regular brunch items as well. Treated ourselves to Bloody Mary's which were terrific! Could have easily spent the afternoon enjoying the fantastic lake view and drinking Bloodies! Lovely brunch - delicious and sizeable portions of...More

Thank tatts15
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The food was phenomenal! I ordered the crab stuffed mahi mahi with asparagus and mashed potatoes and it was delicious!! The staff was nice and thoughtful! The view of lake Washington from inside the restaurant was gorgeous!

Thank newmom2016xo
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My friends meet here every Sunday. The happy Hour specials (which I assume are on the regular menu) go from great to good: fresh wild king salmon (umm), ribs (yum) and lots of other choices on the menu that changes at least 2x a year....More

Thank syncomm1
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to the BluWater since the 80s when I believe it was called the Leschi Lake Cafe. The good news is that it has the same great location and laid back ambience from back in the days of big haired blondes and mullet...More

Thank steelsss
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Dirtiest place ever! Used cutlery on floor around bar, Hasn't been vacuumed in weeks. Disgusting windows. Dirt and dust everywhere. Was hungry but thought if this is the best the owner can do to present an attractive place to eat what the hell is the...More

Thank JacksonBrown23
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A group of us met here for a Sunday brunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. The view of the water was great, the staff was great and the food fabulous. I enjoyed how we were not rushed at all because five women getting together after over...More

Thank PeeDeeR
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My partner and I had one of the best brunches there. The views of Lake Washington and Mt Rainier were spectacular; the bloody Mary's were filled with vegies; the banana bread appetizer was delcious; and the entrees were superb. I especiially liked my avocado scramble...More

Thank bruce324
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is consistently good! The waitstaff are always cheerful, helpful, and knowledgeable. The food's alwyas good, no , in fact, it's simply delicious. I love the limited menu as it allows the chefs to focus on what they do best. Oh, and there's the...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

My niece took me and my family here for Christmas dinner and the food was outstanding. You had the option to choose between Prime Rib, Turkey, and Ham. You got all the fixings (i.e., mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green beans), and pumpkin pie for...More

Thank Luv2beonvacation
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner on Christmas day, had an excellent meal. Turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry, green beans, all good. Prime rib was extremely rare, but not a surprise with how packed it was. Was seated along the windows on the east side, overlooking...More

Thank Tim C
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what is the exact location
4 March 2017|
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Response from Marie B | Reviewed this property |
If you google Daniel's at Leschi, it's in the same side of the street, about 3 doors down. It's right on the water. Parking's a breeze.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Lakeside Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-6542
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-328-2233
  • E-mail
We opened The 3rd BluWater Bistro location in the Leschi neighborhood on March 13, 2004.

Mick McHugh handed the reigns over to us after 22 successful years of running the Leschi Lake Cafe. With a slight remodel we cozy'd up the place, added some fantastic rollback windows, high back booths, some flat screen TV's, and leather furniture by the fireplace. The menu reflects all the goodness that a cozy bistro should offer, including the ever famous & popular "Lake Side Cafe" Fish and Chips... gotta keep the neighborhood happy.

Stop in for some brunch on the weekends or some late night food.