Restaurants recently reviewed

Clay Pitt

15418 Main St., M107, Mill Creek; 425-337-9600,


Specialty: Chinese

Head to Bellevue for dim sum.

Reviewed April 6”>Specialty: cuisine of India

Mill Creek restaurant melds taste of India with seafood.

Reviewed March 28

Jade Monkey

2915 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-293-0690

Specialty: Chinese

New restaurant brings Hong Kong style to Everett.

Reviewed March 21

Buck’s American Cafe

2901 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-1351

Specialty: Pacific Northwest favorites

Upscale comfort food served in historic building at Buck’s.

Reviewed March 14

Ton Kaew Thai Restaurant

233 128th St. SW, Everett; 425-290-6222

Specialty: Thai cuisine

Family-run restaurant does Thai food its way: tasty

Reviewed March 7

Wendy’s Country Cafe &Espresso

1915 California St., Everett; 425-259-4826

Specialty: American breakfast and lunch

Cafe serves consistently good grub.

Reviewed Feb. 29

Frasers Gourmet Hideaway

1191 SE Dock St. #101, Oak Harbor; 360-279-1231,

Specialty: American

Discover fine dining at Oak Harbor hideaway.

Reviewed Feb. 22

Big Easy Barbecue

6919 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-356-2261

Specialty: Louisiana favorites

South Everett restaurant does Louisiana cuisine well.

Reviewed Feb. 15

The Irishmen Pub and Eatery

2923 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-374-5783

Specialty: Irish favorites

New Everett restaurant serves authentic Irish fare.

Reviewed Feb. 8

Mae Phim Thai

1212 State Ave., Suite E, Marysville; 360-653-8954

Specialty: Thai cuisine

Super Thai food available at new Marysville restaurant.

Reviewed Feb. 1

Marco’s Restaurant

17525 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-6627;

Specialty: American favorites

Marco’s Super Savers meals offer great value.

Reviewed Jan. 25

Tokyo House

500 SE Everett Mall Way, B-100, Everett; 425-347-6557

Specialty: Japanese cuisine

Humble setting belies delicious Japanese food.

Reviewed Jan. 18

Dragon Palace

4305 Rucker Ave., Everett; 425-339-8088

Specialty: Chinese cuisine

Twenty years of happy customers tell restaurant’s story.

Reviewed Jan. 11


1904 201st Place SE, Bothell; 425-488-5611

Specialty: family-style diner

Flawed fish detracts from new restaurant’s ambiance.

Reviewed Jan. 4

The Chatter Box

9819 270th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-0600

Specialty: Asian fusion

Tasty Asian dishes another option in Stanwood.

Reviewed Dec. 28

Luca’s Ristorante &Pizzeria

430 91st Ave. NE, No. 10, Lake Stevens; 425-334-2066,

Specialty: Southern Italian favorites

More space, new offerings, add to friendly neighborhood feel of restaurant.

Reviewed Dec. 21

Sandwich Xpress

520 128th St. SW, Suite A13-14, Everett; 425-347-6794,

Specialty: deli-style sandwiches, soups &salads

Sublime sandwiches nourish holiday shoppers.

Reviewed Dec. 14

Beijing Garden

3719 Rucker Ave., Everett; 425-339-9319

Specialty: Chinese cuisine

New Chinese restaurant is definitely worth a visit.

Reviewed Dec. 7

Playa Bonita

329 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 360-403-7130

Specialty: Mexican cuisine

Small chain could become your new favorite Mexican eatery.

Reviewed Nov. 30

Alligator Soul

3121 Broadway, Everett; 425-259-6311;

Specialty: Cajun and Creole

Restaurant’s delicious fare still wildly popular at new location.

Reviewed Nov. 23


2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-259-9013;

Specialty: steaks, pasta, chicken and seafood

Good music and good food make for a great evening.

Reviewed Nov. 16

Sparta’s Pizza &Spaghetti House

18817 Bothell Way NE, Bothell; 425-485-1227;

Specialty: Southern Italian favorites

Family-owned restaurants popular for catering to families.

Reviewed Nov. 9

Old School BBQ

22715 U.S. 2, Monroe; 425-367-1045

Specialty: barbecue

Texans tell the truth about oddly situated barbecue joint.

Reviewed Nov. 2


1471 NW 85th St., Seattle; 206-788-0777;

Specialty: Moroccan cuisine

Morocco is as close as restaurant in Seattle.

Reviewed Oct. 26


505 Cedar Ave., Suite A-1, Marysville; 360-653-8164

Specialty: breakfast and lunch

Fanny’s is a favorite with the locals in Marysville.

Reviewed Oct. 19

Japan Teriyaki &Roll

10519 20th St. SE, No. 2, Everett; 425-334-2211

Specialty: Japanese cuisine

Elegant, yet fast fare that’s worth a million yen.

Reviewed Oct. 12


15118 Main St., No. 100, Mill Creek; 425-357-5600

Specialty: Mexican cuisine

Stylish touches, delicious twists make Town Center eatery popular.

Reviewed Oct. 5

Mo’s Best BBQ Ribs &Chicken

9515 State Ave., Marysville; 360-651-0800,

Specialty: Southern-style barbecue

Its move to Marysville hasn’t hurt Mo’s fare.

Reviewed Sept. 28


14090 Fryelands Blvd. SE, Monroe; 360-794-8300;

Specialty: Pacific Northwest cuisine

Upscale restaurant shows great promise.

Reviewed Sept. 21

Hot Iron Grill

303 91st Ave. NE, Suite A-503, Everett; 425-334-9182,

Specialty: Mongolian grill

Sauces make the meal at new Mongolian grill.

Reviewed Sept. 14

El Tapatio

803 Ave. D, Snohomish; 360-862-0530

Specialty: Mexican food

Restaurant is a feast for the eyes and belly.

Reviewed Sept. 7

Original Roadhouse Grill

11804 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-355-3550

Specialty: American favorites

Restaurant needs to work on the service aspects.

Reviewed Aug. 24

Cherry Blossom Sushi Bar &Grill

1510 41st St., Everett; 425-339-8020

Specialty: sushi and Asian favorites

It’ll take more than one visit to sample all the delights of this new restaurant.

Reviewed Aug. 17

Barney’s Grill &Chill

102 Ave. D, Snohomish; 360-568-8782

Specialty: sandwiches and cold drinks

A ’60s theme restaurant is sure to please in historic downtown Snohomish.

Reviewed Aug. 10

Cartwright’s American Broiler

10809 Mukilteo Speedway; 425-290-8064;

Specialty: Northwest family dining

Location reborn as steakhouse with good food for every level of appetite.

Reviewed Aug. 3

J.R.’s Steakhouse and Bar

1352 State Ave., Marysville; 360-658-7747

Specialty: American favorites

Savor the steaks but save room for dessert.

Reviewed July 27

The Grill at Mill Creek

3922 148th St., Mill Creek; 425-379-7010

Specialty: American favorites

This upscale restaurant welcomes children.

Reviewed July 20

Jimmy’s Pizza &Pasta

9819 Highway 532, Stanwood; 360-629-6565

Specialty: pizza and pasta!

This friendly eatery is a good place for hungry families.

Reviewed July 13

Small World Cuisine Seafood and Sushi Buffet

4309 198th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-672-9889

Specialty: pan-Asian

Buffet features filling favorites. Go at the right time and it’s a good deal.

Reviewed July 6

Taj Majestic

520 128th St. SW, Suite B-6, Everett; 425-348-0808

Specialty: Indian cuisine

South Everett find is good for lots more than “curry in a hurry.”

Reviewed June 29

Under the Red Umbrella

1502 Rucker Ave., Everett, 425-252-9193

Specialty: Appetizers, sandwiches, salads, coffee

Charming eatery features a homey feel, food-lovers’ happy hour.

Reviewed June 22

Jitlada Thai

13206 Bothell-Everett Highway, No. 401C, Mill Creek; 425-316-8887;

Specialty: Thai cuisine

The dishes are beautifully prepared and inexpensive at small Murphy’s Corner restaurant.

Reviewed June 15

Prohibition Grille

1414 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-6100

Specialty: restaurant favorites

Make a reservation and take a big appetite when you travel back to this downtown Everett restaurant.

Reviewed June 8

Ming Dynasty

626 128th St. SW, Suite 101, Everett; 425-348-3020

Specialty: Chinese

New restaurant serves well-prepared, familiar fare.

Reviewed June 1

Giorgio’s Pizza and Spaghetti House

9031 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-347-1542

Specialty: Italian

Good food and good service show why restaurant has lasted all these years.

Review May 25

Vintage Cafe

1508 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-8224

Specialty: American favorites

Downtown cafe serves vintage comfort foods.

Reviewed May 18

Boston’s — The Gourmet Pizza Company

15310 Main St., Mill Creek; 425-338-4900,

Specialty: Pizza, Italian cuisine

Canadian chain leaves the Italian experience a little wanting.

Reviewed May 11

Thai Gusto

2011 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-3525,

Specialty: Thai cuisine

Location reborn as Thai food with gusto.

Reviewed May 4

Taqueria El Rinconsito

607 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; 425-347-0591,

Specialty: Mexican cuisine

Quality Mexican food, served fast and cheap.

Reviewed April 27

Rhododendron Cafe

5521 Chuckanut Drive, Bow; 360-766-6667,

Specialty: favorites and ethnic dishes

Small restaurant packs a lot of local products into the delicious dishes.

Reviewed April 20

Mountain Man BBQ

310 Main St., Sultan; 360-799-BBQ1

Specialty: barbecued meats and sides

This new restaurant is worth a special trip to Sultan.

Reviewed April 13

Noble Court

1644 140th Ave. NE, Bellevue

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