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Volunteer Park Cafe

1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“beef brisket” (2 reviews)
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8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

After a nice walk through the Seattle arboretum, looking for a place for a bite, we saw this cafe in our search. We had granola and quiche. Loved the food and ambience, will definitely come back if we are in the area.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The pizza Bianco was very good but the chicken pot pie didn't meet our standards. They open at 5:30 and we got there early...they didn't seem ready and it was a bit slow. Prices were acceptable and we would try it again if we were...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 1 August 2017

...the first time, it was sold out. Instead, I had a salad made with quinoa and other gritty good things: delicious. My partner settled for some other still-delicious chicken sandwich and her father had something he loved, too. Counter service and table delivery was friendly,...More

Thank 012345km
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 1 April 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
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