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Cafe Veloce

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12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
+1 425-814-2972
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Relaxed atmosphere with friendly service. Restaurant was busy on a Friday night. All tables were full but didn't have to wait long for a table for four. Food was decent size portions and very good. Pizza was very good, kids size was probably big enough even for an adult. Good salad and pasta options too. Nice wine list. Local and... More 

Thank Chris W
Maple Valley, Washington
Level Contributor
50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work a few blocks over from this little Italian place and always forget it's there. A co-worker suggested we go and once again I was not disappointed. I am allergic to eggs, diary and wheat so I usually avoid Italian food, but they have SO many options. This visit I got the gluten free pasta with vegi's, chicken and... More 

Thank Jwalk777
Stanwood, Washington
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is quite, relaxing a great place to eat and visit. The food is good the service is excellent. We have now made this our place for lunch.

Thank Debra O
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Ryan R, was friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. We had the scallops for an appetizer, and the Mediterranean pasta and Dungeness crab pasta for dinner. The Limoncello Flute was light and refreshing.

Thank Azura L
Kirkland, WA via Boise
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I would highly encourage a visit here if you're in the mood for non-so-fancy-but-great Italian food. Very friendly staff. I won't say it's the most romantic place, a little loud, but it's great for families. All in all a very good experience.

Thank Maggie B
Napa CA, United States
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

First visit in the Totem Lake area...craving Italian...this place mostly delivered. Husband (Italian) raved about the minestrone. We split the stuffed pork tenderloin with sweet potato gnocchi..very rich and would never have finished a whole order!! Excellent and varied wine list.. chose a very good Brunello. Down side, out of biscotti on a Tuesday night. Would return.

Thank Alan B
Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My favorite Italian restaurant. Been there many, many times plus takeout for lunch and dinner. chicken scampi is my favorite and a serving is enough for dinner and lunch. I even dream about it from time to time.

Thank BonBon196
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food quality here was decent, I would come back, but for an Italian place that is independent, there was nothing very exciting going on. Also, my friend and I wanted to get some Limoncello after dinner but it turns out that they only serve a limoncello cream desert. That was annoying.

Thank M T
Bellevue WA
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Some previous co workers and I meet twice a year at Cafe Veloce to get caught up on each other's lives and families. We have never had a bad meal here. The pizza and pasta are both excellent. The service is good and the servers always know the right wine to pair with each dish. They have a very extensive... More 

Thank LoveToTravel1962
Bonney Lake
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We love the fresh, homemade food served at Cafe Veloce. Each dish has its own unique flavor. The servers are always so polite and attentive. We will return to this favorite restaurant of ours!

Thank Doug S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034-7501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-814-2972

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