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In the Bowl Bistro

€€ - €€€
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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1554 E Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98102-5510
+1 206-568-2343
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Kirkland, Washington
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Altogether a different experience to be with Bowl Bistro and the menu card. Every time you select a recipe, you feel like to go through every word of the ingredients of the recipe, before placing the final order. Yes it's all vegetarian And that too Vegan. Quantity of tofu is much higher than other ingredients which makes you confused to... More 

Thank Joshias
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Is there a James Beard Award for affordable meat-free Thai food? I've been here 4-5 times since first trying it this past summer. I love it more with each visit. Last time was this weekend & it was typical: poring over the charming names of the menu items; considering all of the of meat-free, veggie-full, noodleriffic options; opting for the... More 

Thank DecafSorry
Silver Spring, Maryland
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went here to get a break from all the meat I had been eating on my Seattle trip. It was a great respite. Food was fresh and delicious. Great flavors and a huge variety of options to choose from. Service want amazing but want bothersome either. Would definitely go back.

Thank bballbronco12
Santa Clara, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Service was fast & food was good but rice pudding was average. Location is good but don't expect great ambiences. We tried pineapple fried rice & it was good. Noodles (vegetarian) will just fine

Thank Travangelist
Nairobi, Kenya
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I don't think this was worth the trek - although it claims to be a vegetarian restaurant, the dishes we ordered were bland - they came exceedingly rapidly. The Pad Thai really tasted like the other two dishes we ordered…. However I liked the incredible number of choices for he starters and mains... The service was impeccable. One waitress was... More 

Thank astonangel3
Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

So I went to have lunch there a couple of days ago with my boyfriend and my brother. I ordered some rice that was supposed to come with pineapple, soy chicken, and veggies, among other things. I ended up with a huge mountain of rice, barely any pineapple, like 2 cashews and 2 broccolis. Also, the soy chicken tasted so... More 

Thank Camila0793
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168 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

This bistro serves good vegetarian food. I like the pineapple fried rice. We also thoroughly enjoyed the coconut juice which was sweet and refreshing. The staff are helpful and provide good service. I enjoyed the time spent with my friends in this eatery before I flew off.

Thank Jollyshandy
Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Excellent choices of Vegan Vegetarian choices of Food. No reservations taken. Small place sometimes may have to wait but it's worth the wait. Excellent choices of Food. Taste is amazing, service is fast. If you do not have time to wait, order a Take away and you will really enjoy.

Thank Ram P
Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Every entree is good here. Small place, no reservations taken, hard to fit more than 4 persons on a table. In spite of it, really a great Thai restaurant to visit for Vegetarians especially. Service is fast, so good.

Thank Ram P
Tacoma, Washington
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

I love the flavor and variety at this place. I usually get something Thai related because I LOVE Thai food, but my husband gets a Japanese inspired dish and both are very tasty. The Thai Peanut Noodle dish is REALLY good. And when you ask for a "3" they actually make it spicy, unlike some places. We have been here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1554 E Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98102-5510
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-568-2343

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