Restaurants

Store Openings: Panera Bread, Vera Bradley

Panera BreadPanera Bread, which on the east coast in some areas is as familiar a meeting place as Starbucks is to Seattle, has now added a location in Downtown Bellevue at Bellevue North shopping complex. The restaurant, which opened almost three weeks ago, is now open for breakfast, lunch and […]

Chantanee Thai Restaurant To Move

Chantanee, a favored Thai restaurant in Downtown Bellveue, currently located behind Sports Authority in a remote alley for the last 14 years, has announced that they will move locations. Their 6,000 sq ft new location will be located a couple of blocks away, at Key Center in the Downtown core. […]

Jazz at Vertigo

Vertigo Lounge and Grill has 17 jazz performances scheduled in March and 6 already slated for April! Some of the Northwest’s best talent will be playing at Verigo in the next month, including Darren Motamedy and Michael Powers. Recently Vertigo added plasma TV’s throughout the venue to view performances, allowing […]

Ask Lea: Easter Sunday Brunch

Dear Lea,What restaurants in Bellevue are having brunch on Easter Sunday? – Hunting for Eggs Dear Hunting for Eggs,Many restaurants in Downtown Bellevue offer breakfast on Sundays regularly. However, there are some that are hosting a special Easter Sunday brunch this March 23rd. So whether you celebrate Easter, or just […]

Ask Lea: Time for Thai

Hey Lea, I really like to eat Thai food every now and then, but Bellevue has so many Thai restaurants that I don’t know where to go! Do you have any recommendations? – In the mood for Thai food Dear In the mood for Thai food, Thai food happens to […]

Bravern Announces Restaurant: John Howie Steak

The Bravern announced today that the owner and head chef of Seastar Restaurant, John Howie, will open a new concept steakhouse at The Bravern. The restaurant will span 9,000 square feet and will be located on the ground level facing 112th NE. This will be the first Puget Sound Chef-owned […]

Ask Lea: Valentine’s Day Dinner

Dear Lea, Do you recommend any restaurants in Downtown Bellevue to have dinner at on Valentine’s Day? -Hopeless and Hungry Dear Hopeless and Hungry, Here are some fun suggestions to enjoy on Thursday night on that special day: Andiamo: $48 Pre-set Valentine’s Special Menu 0/8 Seafood Grill and Twisted Cork […]

Asian Spoons – New Asian Fusion Restaurant Opens

Asian Spoons, an Asian fusion restaurant, opened its doors to customers last Monday in Downtown Bellevue. Located at 850 110th Ave NE and connected to the Marriott hotel, Asian Spoons is a small, intimate restaurant with nice but simple Asian-themed decor. With most of the menu items not exceeding $12, […]

Ask Lea: Weekend Nightlife

Please help me in introducing Lea to the Downtown Bellevue Network team.  She will be our fourth writer!  Although she is new to you all, she has been helping our team for months.  She will write a column entitled “Ask Lea.” She’s a lifelong resident of Bellevue and lives Downtown.  With her great Bellevue […]

Inside Lucky Strike Lanes

Is it a bowling alley or a lounge? Well…after visiting, it is clearly both. The 23,000 square foot venue is separated into three distinct sections. The first thing you’ll see upon entry is the largest lounge in Downtown Bellevue. The lounge has a very retro feel, with dim lighting and […]