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Volunteer Park Cafe

1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“quiche” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“beef brisket” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112-2808
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We live very close to VPC, so go here frequently. We feel so fortunate to have such a great restaurant so close by. We have been here at all times of the day, but I especially love the dinners. Breakfast and lunch are also great,...More

Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I find the restaurant has no concept that the customer is what counts. I visited the place for late breakfast and the scones were dry as bones , the coffee served needed some coffee . The staff made no eye contact and did not really...More

Thank mombasaamit
Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you are in the area, this is a decent place to find a treat. I agree with others, service was very slow. I was there on a Tuesday, mid-day. Paid $12 for a slice of quiche, a day old muffin and a cookie. Employees...More

Thank clarandelly
Reviewed 7 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 5 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 31 July 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 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 2 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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