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Restaurant Zoe

#639 of 3,100 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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1318 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122-4144 (14 Ave)
+1 206-256-2060
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New York
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144 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Zoe is the paradigm of northwestern haute cuisine served casually and perfectly by an incredible staff. I've been eating at Zoe since they opened in Belltown and followed them to Capitol Hill, where the food continues to wow. The five course chefs tasting menu is everything. Don't miss this place. Or the Rosemary margarita or anything involving wild boar.

1 Thank Dave N
Seattle, Washington
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We are at Restaurant Zoe recently, and had a really nice meal. It was a warm evening, so we sat outside in their enclosed patio. It was just perfect. The food was delicious. We had a Wild Boar Bolognese appetizer that was scrumptious. And, I had the most amazing crab stuffed ravioli for dinner. Finished up with house made cookies... More 

1 Thank bhall4
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The green lentils, brocollini w/golden raisins and the spicy margarita were awesome. We brought visiting east coast friends for dinner and everyone enjoyed it. Service was great, too.

Thank Janine W
Peoria, Arizona
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166 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The roast chicken was excellent. The Stilton cheese plate was good and the pot a creme was delicious.

Thank Gerry E
Bogota, Colombia
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

we were walking by the neighborhood and we were so hungry that we decided to stop at the first place we see and it was Zoe. Came in, amazing staff. Ordered a bottle of wine... cool! the food is really good. Amazing for couples!!

Thank JimmyHH
Level Contributor
58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

More of a bistro than a fine dining venue, the restaurant is simply decorated throughout in dark wood. For our amuse bouche, we were presented with some foie gras parfait crostini with date puree. The parfait was too salty and killed off the flavour of the foie gras. The bread was a homemade focaccia which was soft and well seasoned.... More 

4 Thank HardikSingh
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364 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We went to the Restaurant Zoe on a Sunday evening. The menu available in the Internet looked promising and we were not disappointed. I opted for the spicy wild board lasagne as an appetizer and it was just delicious. The main dish, a sirloin steak with polenta and various vegetables was also very good. Even though polenta is normally not... More 

Thank SCM-FL
Seattle, Washington, United States
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Great food. Original combinations of very fresh ingredients. Sometimes surprising combinations, but always in the good sense. Well prepared food, served hot to all the guests at the same time (bravo). Impeccable service. Noise level in the "atrium" (the part of the restaurant that can be opened to the outside when the weather allows) was very acceptable. Great wine list... More 

Thank Michel_J_L
Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My experience tonight at Zoe was a disappointment although the eveing did lead to some thoughts about restaurants and rating them. Can an absolutely outstanding waiter save mediocre food? The answer is clearly no yet at Zoe our waiter – my wife and I together for dinner – was a phenomenal server. Along with being personable, he knew the menu... More 

Thank 4tune8Larry
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

The Good: Awesome service! The servers were really great. I also love the interior, it's a beautifully decorated space. Very 'modern barn' but it really works. The technical preparation of the food was also quite good, for example, my duck was perfectly cooked. Presentation was top notch, the food looked beautiful. The Bad: The actual taste of the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
American, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122-4144
    (14 Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Bus #2
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-256-2060
Recognized as one of The 10 Very Best Restaurants of 2005 by Seattle Magazine and one of the top five for new American cuisine by the 2008 Zagat Survey, Restaurant Zoe is a favorite destination for locals and visitors alike. Located on the corner of 14th and Union St on Capitol Hill, Restaurant Zoe's lively urban setting provides the backdrop for Chef Scott Staple's seasonally crafted, produce-driven fare.

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