Dine list

Harvest Garden

1508 Second St., Marysville; 360-659-3992

Specialty: Chinese

The new Chinese restaurant is making fast friends in Marysville.

Reviewed April 7

Great Harvest Bread Co.

1201-D SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; www.greatharvesteverett.com; 425-290-8189

Specialty: bakery goods, sandwiches, soup, coffee

Long known for great bread, this bramd also produces great sandwiches.

Reviewed March 31

Pasteur’s Noodle Soup

12025 Highway 99, Suite C, Everett; 425-353-7660; www.pasteursnoodle.comSpecialty: Vietnamese cuisine

Another favorite pho stand of readers features lots of selections.

Reviewed March 24


20265 NE 74th Ave., Arlington; 360-403-8382

Specialty: Chinese and pizza

Can’t decide between pizza and Chinese? The oddly named Pedeltweezer’s in Arlington serves ‘em both.

Reviewed March 17

Omega Pizza &Pasta

102 S. Grand Ave., Granite Falls; 360-691-4394

Specialty: Greek and Italian

Whichever menu you order from, the food is served hot and tasty in this comfortable, down-to-earth Granite Falls restaurant.

Reviewed March 10

John’s Grill

649 Fifth St., No. 101, Mukilteo; 425-347-1068

Specialty: American favorites

The menu at John’s Grill offers a well-rounded selection of soups, meat, seafood and desserts that are very well prepared.

Reviewed March 3

Venus Family Italian Restaurant

1001 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-4597; www.venusitalian.com

Specialty: Italian

With an extensive menu of tasty nightly specials, this restaurant is worth a visit.

Reviewed Feb. 24

Zinnia Cafe

15130 Main St., Mill Creek; 425-357-0512

Specialty: American favorites

The expanded Mill Creek restaurant has a great menu, but a tendency to go a little overboard with the Cajun spices.

Reviewed Feb. 17

The BBQ Shack

130 Ave. D, Snohomish; 360-568-7222, www.bbqshackonline.com

Specialty: barbecue

The emphasis is on the great pork, not the dancing pigs.

Reviewed Feb. 10

Terezia’s European Deli &Bistro

12926 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-513-9846

Specialty: German-Hungarian cuisine

You’ll feel you’ve been transported to a Hungarian grandmother’s dining room.

Reviewed Feb. 3

Great American Grill

Inside the Hilton Garden Inn, 8401 Paine Field Blvd., Everett; 425-423-9000

Specialty: American favorites

This neighbor to the new flight museum needs some work before the “great” name fits.

Reviewed Jan. 27

Chipotle Mexican Grill

4120 196th St., Lynnwood; 425-776-7549; www.chipotle.com

Specialty: Mexican favorites

The restaurant is impressive even during a dress rehearsal, with burritos, fajitas and salads made to order.

Reviewed Jan. 20

Pine Street Grille

3105 Pine St., Everett; 425-339-2000

Specialty: American favorites

Fine dining at the Holiday Inn? You better believe it! The Pine Street Grille exceeds expectations with eggplant Parmesan and a crab Louie salad.

Reviewed Jan. 13

Khan’s Mongolian Grill

23632 Highway 99 Suite V, Edmonds; 425-744-1130

Specialty: Chinese barbecue

Try your hand at this fun dining twist, but be sure to note that Khan’s is a one-bowl kind of place, so load up.

Reviewed Jan. 6

Dirty Martini

1709 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-339-9026

Specialty: soup, salads, sandwiches and martinis

Nightspot features the delicious in food and drink with the dramatic.

Reviewed Dec. 30

Willows Edge Tea Room

415 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-438-2092; closed Monday and Tuesday

Specialty: Afternoon tea and lunch

With delicious food and teas, this is a quiet refuge on a busy afternoon.

Reviewed Dec. 23

Clearview Cafe

18104 Highway 9, Snohomish; 360-668-4615

Specialty: American favorites

It isn’t retro – it’s the real deal, with grade-A food for big appetites.

Reviewed Dec. 16

One Twelfth Street Diner

11126 Evergreen Way, 425-347-3977

Specialty: American favorites

Breakfast was almost flawless, and from a quick check of the menu, lunch and dinner would have been too.

Reviewed Dec. 9

Todo Mexico

1101 First St., Snohomish; 360-862-0210

Specialty: Mexican

It’s downhill after the appetizers if you insist on sticking with the combination plates.

Reviewed Dec. 2

The Great Steak &Potato Co.

10600 Quil Ceda Blvd., No. 381C, Tulalip; 360-654-3050

Specialty: Sandwiches, baked potatoes

We didn’t discover even good mall food, let alone great, at this outlet mall eatery with service problems.

Reviewed Nov. 25

Kafe Neo

9730 State Ave., Marysville; 360-651-9268

21108 Highway 99, Edmonds; 425-672-3476

Specialty: Greek favorites

The food is Greek, good and available at locations in Marysville and Edmonds.

Reviewed Nov. 18

Cabbage Patch Restaurant

111 Ave. A, Snohomish; 360-568-9091

Specialty: American favorites

Soups and salads are fresh and satisfying at this Snohomish institution, rebuilt after a fire.

Reviewed Nov. 11

Golden Cafe

10430 19th Ave. SE, Suite 1, Everett; 425-337-6767

Specialty: Chinese

For such a tiny space, there are lots of delicious choices at this restaurant.

Reviewed Nov. 4

Woodinville Cafe

14170 NE Woodinville-Duvall Road, Woodinville; 425-489-1403, and

Saw Mill Cafe

15409 Main St., Mill Creek; 425-385-2925

Specialty: American favorites

Related cafes in Woodinville and Mill Creek offer great meals any time of the day.

Reviewed Oct. 28

Zippy’s Java Lounge

1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-4940

Specialty: soups, salads, sandwiches, java &other drinks

In one of the historic brick buildings in downtown Everett , the space is divided into four areas – children’s, Wi-Fi, dining and relaxing.

Reviewed Oct. 21

Thai on Broadway

1931 Broadway, Everett; 425-259-6406; closed Sunday

Specialty: Asian cuisine

The choices are tough because everything is so good at this apparently undiscovered gem in north Everett.

Reviewed Oct. 14


18530 33rd Ave. W., Suite B, Lynnwood; 425-673-4309; www.fatburger.com

Specialty: burgers

If big burgers are your weakness, this place fits the bill – the indulgence plus the lecture (in the name) all at once.

Reviewed Oct. 7

Tacos Guaymas

5919 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-670-3580

Specialty: Mexican

Readers and reviewer agree that this is the place for inexpensive but wonderful Mexican food.

Reviewed Sept. 30


2232 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-252-5652

Specialty: Asian cuisine

Readers say the prices are reasonable, the atmosphere warm and friendly and the food delicious, and they are right.

Reviewed Sept. 23

Herfy’s Burgers

4817 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-252-0650

Specialty: Burgers

Fast food from a familiar name, including burgers big and small, fries and other menu items.

Reviewed Sept. 16

Thai Park

182 Sunset Ave., Edmonds; 425-771-3902

Specialty: Thai

Good Thai food at good prices at this Edmonds restaurant, a mainstay for more than a dozen years.

Reviewed Sept. 9

Trattoria Giuseppe

Highway 525 and Langley Road, Clinton; 360-341-3454; www.trattoriagiuseppe.com

Specialty: Italian

Visit Italy via Whidbey Island for some fresh sea and other treasures.

Reviewed Sept. 2


1816 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-0846

Specialty: Pizza and sandwiches

The food is wonderful at this little shop, but don’t expect fast-food delivery; it’s worth the brief wait.

Reviewed Aug. 26

Oberg’s at Gleneagle Golf Course

7619 E. Country Club Drive, Arlington; 360-403-9061

Specialty: bistro fare

The service is better under new ownership, but now the side dishes and menu accuracy disappoint.

Reviewed Aug. 19

Kate’s Greek &American Deli

2512 Colby Ave. Suite A, Everett; 425-303-8012

Specialty: The name says it all

If you’re looking for home cooking with a Greek twist, this friendly cafe in downtown Everett hits the spot.

Reviewed Aug. 12

Depot Cafe and Smokehouse

3201 McDougall Ave., Everett; 425-257-3140

Specialty: barbecue

The old Milwaukee Road depot turns into a charming barbecue joint with great food that won’t break the bank and will please barbecue fans of both smoke and sauce persuasion.

Reviewed Aug. 5

Mama Mia’s

4809 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-259-2868

Specialty: Italian

Menu items flagged with a boot are made from the owner’s family recipes at this new restaurant.

Reviewed July 29, Jan. 14


19480 U.S. 2, Suite D-1, Monroe; 360-794-5099, www.hellothaifood.com

Specialty: Thai

First-rate Thai restaurant adds to Monroe’s growing dining transformation.

Reviewed July 22

Smashed Tomatoes

6996 265th St. NW, Suite 102, Stanwood; 360-629-2640; www.smashedtomatoes.com

Specialty: Italian

Like its Everett cousin, this restaurant serves southern Italian favorites with a white-tablecloth ambience.

Reviewed July 15

Chrome Cafe

5200 172nd St. NE, Suite D, Arlington; 360-403-7665

Specialty: American favorites

New ownership reinvents Arlington restaurant with generous portions of tasty food.

Reviewed July 8

Clay Oven

19721 Highway 2, Monroe; 360-863-8033

Specialty: Indian

Its location may be a bit odd, but the new Clay Oven is fine dining indeed.

Reviewed July 1

The Tin Fish

204 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-353-9549; www.thetinfish.com

Specialty: Fish

A new Mukilteo restaurant offers an ocean of seafood choices including, fish tacos, fish sandwiches, fish and chips and crab cakes.

Reviewed June 24

Kimchi Bistro

9501 State Ave. Suite E, Marysville; 360-653-3631; closed Sundays

Specialty: Korean, Japanese, Chinese

Bistro raises the bar on the heat with its delicious offerings.

Reviewed June 17

Mumtaj Indian Cuisine

2925 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-258-3460; closed Sunday

Specialty: Indian

Restaurant’s scrumptious buffet offers a lot of something for everyone.

Reviewed June 10

The Majestic Cafe

1409 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-339-2074; closed Sundays.

Specialty: American favorites

New downtown restaurant has a wonderful way with our favorite foods from the past.

Reviewed June 3

Thai Cascade

4817 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-258-4954

Specialty: favorites from Thailand

It’s everything our reader said it would be: generous servings of tasty food at a great price with friendly service.

Reviewed May 27

Ciao Stella Mia

546 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-771-7950; www.chefbruno.net

Specialty: Italian

The old is new again as owner Bruno Girardi and sous chef Al Aguilar are back at the Edmonds restaurant with traditional Italian favorites.

Reviewed May 20

Sushi Ring

11419 19th Ave., Everett; 425-385-2702

Specialty: Japanese

Owner Elvis Tanaka may serenade your while he prepares reasonably priced favorites such as dragon roll.

Reviewed May 13

Bistro San Martin

231 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 360-474-9229

Specialty: classic favorites

This restaurant’s new owners are successfully building on its previous menu, adding to customer favorites.

Reviewed May 6

Philly Deli

8614 271st NW, Stanwood; 360-629-6020; closed Sundays

Specialty: sandwiches, soups and salads

The new owners of this popular eatery know how to make authentic meatball and Philly cheese steak sandwiches, Herald readers and our reviewer agree.

Reviewed April 29

Grouchy Chef

9999 Harbour Place, Suite 105, Mukilteo; phone 425-493-9754; fax 425-493-9756. Closed Sunday.

Specialty: Pacific Northwest favorites

The chef may be grumpy but the food is great, at a bargain price.

Reviewed April 22

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