Restaurants recently reviewed

  • Friday, August 26, 2011 12:01am
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A Pizza House
2625 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-252-5555.
Specialty: Pizza
Toppings by the pound make for fill-you-up pizza.
Reviewed Aug. 19

Tuscano’s Italian Kitchen
14919 North Kelsey St., Monroe; 360-805-5453;
Specialty: Italian
The word is out on satisfying Italian eatery in Monroe.
Reviewed Aug. 12.

Original Pancake House
1904 201st Place SE, on the Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-419-4476;
Specialty: Pancakes and omelettes
Bring a hearty appetite to Bothell breakfast mecca.
Reviewed Aug. 5.

Blazing Onion Burger Co.
Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood, next to the food court; 425-640-9100;
Specialty: Burgers
Burgers, onion rings shine at mall’s newest addition.
Reviewed July 22.

Northwest Bistro & Brewery
104 N. Lewis St., Monroe; 360-794-4056 (no website yet; check them out on Facebook)
Specialty: Northwest-style local dishes, hand-crafted beers
New place shows promise amid a few kinks.
Reviewed July 15.

Zen Garden Chinese Restaurant
16300 Mill Creek Blvd., next to Mill Creek Town Center; 425-745-6668;
Speciality: Dim sum.
Lunchtime specialty dim sum alive and well in Mill Creek.
Reviewed July 8.

AFK Tavern
1510 41st St., Everett; 425-259-0525;
Good grub for gamers, geeks and everyone else.
Reviewed June 24.

Scuttlebutt Brewing Co.
1205 Craftsman Way, Everett; 425-257-9316;
Speciality: Pub fare.
Everett pub offers same tast food at new location.
Reviewed June 17.

Hosoonyi Korean Restaurant
23830 Highway 99, Edmonds; 425-775-8196;
Specialty: Korean
Korean cuisine goes beyond tofu and barbecue.
Reviewed June 10.

Pacioni’s Italian Restaurant
606 South First St., Mount Vernon; 360-336-3314;
Specialty: Pizza
Mount Vernon pizzeria stands test of time.
Reviewed June 3.

Casa Tequila
5028 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-258-6945
Specialty: Mexican
Handmade burritos hard to resist.
Reviewed May 27.

Billie on Gourmet Burgers and Fish & Chips
7405 Haredeson Road, Suite C; Everett; 425-348-4757
Specialty: Burgers
Mom and pop place turns out burgers to suit all tastes.
Reviewed May 20.

Ezell’s Famous Chicken
615 112th St. SE, Everett; 425-267-9690;
Specialty: Fried chicken
Bigger birds mean juicy meat in every mouthful.
Reviewed May 13.

Major League Pizza
2811 Colby Ave., Suite C, Everett; 425-259-5554;
Specialties: Pizza
Downtown destination for pizza lovers.
Reviewed May 6.

BCD Tofu House
3301 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-776-8001;
Specialties: Korean tofu soup
Ignore decor and focus on Fantastic Korean fare.
Reviewed April 29.

1008 Cedar Avenue, Marysville; 360-653-7545;
Specialty: Burgers and Indian food
Do Indian dishes work at a burger joint? Absolutely.
Reviewed April 22.

Masala Bar & Grill
19409 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-481-9000;
Specialty: Indian
Bothell restaurant hits every note just right.
Reviewed April 15.

Seeds Bistro & Bar
623 Morris St., La Conner; 360-466-3280;
Specialty: American bistro fare, local ingredients.
Convivial eatery with straightforward fare.
Reviewed April 8.

Best of Pho
9330 State Ave., Marysville; 360-658-0897
Specialties: Pho, Vietnamese noodle soup
Marysville eatery features signature Vietnamese dish.
Reviewed April 1.
Diamond Knot Camano Lodge
170 E. Cross Island Road, Camano Island; 360-387-9972;
Specialty: American
Reviewed March 25.
Visit old favorite after exploring the island.

9414 State Ave., Marysville; 360-657-7783.
Specialties: Burgers, sandwiches and fries
Head to Marsyville for fill-you-up burgers.
Reviewed March 18.

Mukilteo Lodge Sports Grille
7928 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425.374.3333;
Specialties: Burgers, steaks and beer
Bow down to the Dawg burger in Mukilteo.
Reviewed March 4.

16510 State Route 9, SE #101, Snohomish, 360-668-4433
Specialty: American
Chocolate OMG worth the visit.
Reviewed Feb. 25.

Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna
101 Main St., Edmonds, 425-744-9999.
Specialty: Northwest-influenced Mediterranean tapas
Tapas, Edmonds-style, near the ferry.
Reviewed Feb. 18.
Kabab House
1120 164th St., Suite F, Lynnwood; 425-745-2949;
Specialties: Pakistani and Indian
Authentic tastes of south Asia.
Reviewed Feb. 11.

Ellie’s Restaurant
3525 168th St. NE, Smokey Point; 360-658-0696
Specialty: Tried-and-true breakfast and lunch fare.
Talk shop over old-fashioned breakfast.
Reviewed Feb. 4.

Solid Rock Coffee Company
10025 19th Ave. SE, Suite 102, Everett; 425-316-8579;
Specialties: Breakfast and lunch, homemade soup
Food’s the star at coffeeshops.
Reviewed Jan. 28.

Big Sticky’s Bar-B-Que
9214 State Ave., Marysville; 360-653-4433
Specialty: Kansas City barbecue
Great Kansas City-style barbecue in Marsyville.
Reviewed Jan. 21.

Bella Balducci
19565 U.S. 2, Monroe; 360-863-9999
Specialty: Mediterranean
Belly dancing tops off fine Mediterranean meal.
Reviewed Jan. 14.

24 Star Thai Cuisine
Hill Top Plaza, 1120 164th St. SW., Lynnwood;; 425-742-9155
Specialty: Thai
Save room for superb coconut ice cream.
Reviewed Jan. 7.

Amigo Mexican Restaurant
6996 265th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-5052;
Specialty: Mexican
Amigo’s your pal for Mexican fare.
Reviewed Dec. 24.

Asian 1
8630 36th Ave. NE, Marysville;; 360-653-2422
Specialties: Sushi, Thai
Menu packed with good, healthy options.
Reviewed Dec. 17.

The Red Onion Burger
23209 56th Ave. W. Mountlake Terrace;; 425-678-8340
Specialties: Burgers
Lots of choices at Mountlake Terrace burger joint.
Reviewed Dec. 10.

The Shire Cafe
117 E. Division St., Arlington;; 360-403-9020
Specialties: Vegetarian, vegan
Vegetarian bar food for Arlington crowd.
Reviewed Dec. 3

415 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; www.; 425-355-7393
Specialty: Asian fusion
Enjoy Asian fusion at cozy Mukilteo eatery.
Reviewed Nov. 26

Five Guys Burgers and Fries
2707 171st Place NE, Marysville, Smokey Point; 360-652-8707;
Specialty: Burgers and fries
Five Guys is simply excellent.
Reviewed Nov. 12.

Omega Pizza and Pasta
102 S. Granite Ave., Granite Falls; 360-691-4394;
Specialty: Greek and Italian food and pizza
Omega a treat, even without the hike.
Reviewed Nov. 5.

Celtic Bayou Irish Pub & Cajun Cafe
19800 44th Ave. W., Suite H, Lynnwood; 425-776-7404;
Specialties: Cajun classics, Irish pub food, microbrews
Welcome combo of Cajun and Irish cuisine in a pub atmosphere.
Reviewed Oct. 29.

Moose Creek Barbecue
3617 172nd St. NE, Suite 5, Arlington; 360-651-2523;
Specialties: barbecue beef, brisket, ribs, pork and chicken
Mom-and-pop shop turns out the best dang barbecue.
Reviewed Oct. 22.

Patty’s Eggnest & Turkey House
303 128th St. SW, Everett; 425-355-0300;
Specialties: Breakfast, turkey lunches and dinners, prime rib Friday and Saturday nights
Yum! Patty’s building Eggnests all over the county.
Reviewed Oct. 15.

Crusty Tasty Bakery
607 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; 425-322-4759;
Specialty: European pastries, bread
Bakery is tops in European pastries.
Reviewed Oct. 8.

T&T Seafood Restaurant
22511 Highway 99, No. 103,
Edmonds; 425-776-3832
Specialty: Chinese seafood
Venue’s changed but cuisine is still delicious.
Reviewed Oct. 1.

Portofino Pizza & Pasta
1306 Olympic View Drive, Edmonds; 425-771-4788;
Specialty: Pizza
Popular Edmonds eatery Portofino specializes in pizza.
Reviewed Sept. 24.

Flying Fish
300 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; 206-728-8595
Specialty: Fresh seafood
Relocated restaurant fine, but capable of soaring.
Reviewed Sept. 17.

Jasmine Thai Cuisine
2725 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-374-5137
Specialty: Noodles, rice and curry dishes
Curries shine at downtown Thai eatery.
Reviewed Sept. 10.

10023 NE 183rd St., Bothell (in a small strip mall between NE 183rd Street and Main Street); 425-485-1769
Specialty: Mexican food
Julio’s gets it right with fresh ingredients, skill.
Reviewed Sept. 3.

Red Rock Subs
3514 Broadway, Everett; 425-252-2786;
Specialty: Made-to-order sub sandwiches
Everett sub shop rocks.
Reviewed Aug. 27.

Caravan Kebab
9711 Firdale Ave., Edmonds (Firdale Village Shopping Center); 206-546-7999;
Specialty: Mediterranean, Indian
Wonderful cuisine beats small annoyances.
Reviewed Aug. 20.

Sitka & Spruce
1531 Melrose Ave. E., Seattle; 206-324-0662; sitkaand
Specialty: Sustainable, local and organic
Foodie paradise at Melrose Place on Capitol Hill.
Reviewed Aug. 13

Karl’s Bakery & Cafe
2814 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-252-1774;
Specialty: Doughnuts, pastries, cakes and classic American breakfast and lunch
Karl’s is venerable for a reason.
Reviewed Aug. 6

Hamburger Harry’s
610 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-776-6666
Specialty: Burgers
New Edmonds burger joint is family-friendly.
Reviewed July 30

Oyster Creek Inn
2190 Chuckanut Drive, Bow; 360-766-6179;
Specialty: Northwest classical with a very local emphasis
Skilled chef revives Chuckanut restaurant.
Reviewed July 23

Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing
710 Front St., Mukilteo; 425-742-6180;
Specialty: Seafood
Savory seafood and a spectacular view.
Reviewed July 16

7525 Hardeson Road, Everett; 425-353-6300;
Specialty: Pakistani, Indian and Mediterranean
Exotic menu a great introduction to Pakistani cuisine.
Reviewed July 9

Country Burger
3110 Lakewood Road, Lakewood; 360-652-8844
Specialty: Burgers, sandwiches, fries, milkshakes
Quality, homemade fast food in Snohomish County.
Reviewed July 2

Five Restaurant Bistro
650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; 425-563-7117;
Specialty: Northwest cuisine with European touches
Favorite French favorites found in Edmonds.
Reviewed June 25

Cafe Dijon
1822 Broadway, Everett; 425-257-1315
Specialty: Sandwiches, wraps and salads
Tasty, affordable fare in north Everett.
Reviewed June 18

Villa Nuova
17917 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-486-1428;
Specialty: Italian
Italian fare served with flair.
Reviewed June 11

Blackbird Bakery Cafe
10007 Main St. (270th Street NW), Stanwood; 360-939-2253;
Specialty: Baked goods, sandwiches
Stanwood gets a place with a pedigree.
Reviewed June 4

Avocados Mexican Restaurant
10822 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-322-5690
Specialty: Mexican
Fresh and healthy Mexican food.
Reviewed May 28

50th Street Burgers
4817 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-252-0650
Specialty: Burgers and sandwiches
Burgers just the way they should be.
Reviewed May 21

The Oystercatcher
901 Grace St., Coupeville; 360-678-0683;
Specialty: Seasonal Northwest with European touches
Coupeville eatery’s a gem in every way.
Reviewed May 14

Epulo Bistro
526 Main St., Edmonds; 425-678-8680;
Specialty: Northwest cuisine with Mediterranean flair
Small plates mean lots of delicious choices.
Reviewed May 7

Nakorn Thai
1105 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-303-8303
Specialty: Thai food
Big servings of satisfying Thai food.
Reviewed April 30

Mill Creek Bistro
402 164th St. SW, Suite 105, Lynnwood; 425-471-9608
Specialty: Asian food
Korean, Japanese dishes please your taste buds.
Reviewed April 23

Fall City Roadhouse
4200 Preston Fall City Road SE, Fall City; 425-222-4800
Specialty: Northwest cuisine
Specials and desserts generate raves.
Reviewed April 16

Rocket Alley Bar and Grill
420 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 360-435-8600;
Specialty: Burgers and pizza
Pizza, burgers are solid strikes at bowling venue.
Reviewed April 9

The Local Yolk Cafe
4025 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-672-3666
Specialty: Breakfast and lunch
Old favorite reborn for breakfast and lunch.
Reviewed April 2

Pavé Specialty Bakery
2613 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-252-0250;
Specialty: Baked goods, lunch
More than a bakery, Pave a haven for lunch.
Reviewed March 19

Zorba the Greek
2720 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-493-5509
Specialty: Greek
Cute diner adds delicious ethnic dimension to downtown Everett.
Reviewed March 12

112th Street Diner
11126 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-347-3977
Specialty: All-American diner
All-American fare will fill you up.
Reviewed March 5

Wild Vine Bistro
18001 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; 425-877-1334;
Specialty: Italian fare, Pacific Northwest favorites
Mill Creek eatery has Italian down pat.
Reviewed Feb. 26

Leatherheads Pub
10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-5555;
Specialty: Pub fare
Vacant fire hall now serves hearty food.
Reviewed Feb. 19

The Grange Cafe
15611 Main St., Duvall; 425-788-2095;
Specialty: Local, seasonal food
Head to Duvall for delectable local fare.
Reviewed Feb. 12

Marielle’s Taste of Asia
4711 64th St. NE, Marysville; 360-653-7888
Specialty: Filipino fare
Tempting Filipino fare merits return visits.
Reviewed Feb. 5

The Loft Cafe & Social Lounge
515-A Main St., Edmonds; 425-640-5000;
Specialty: Tapas, cocktails, large plates and entree salads
Where to walk on the bold side of dining.
Reviewed Jan. 29

Pho To Liem
209 E. Casino Road, Suite N; 425-355-0245
Specialty: Vietnamese
Top-notch Vietnamese cuisine — and the best pho.
Reviewed Jan. 15

Camano Island Inn’s Waterfront Bistro
1054 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island; 360-387-0783, 888-718-0783;
Specialty: French-prepared Northwest cuisine
Satisfying selections off the menu or on the fly.
Reviewed Jan. 8

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