Restaurants

Bellevue Square Replaces Seattle’s Best With New Starbucks

Go to Bellevue Square on the 2nd floor, and walk by the elevators – it’s hard to miss the enormous mermaid, also known as the Starbucks logo, plastered on the temporary wall that covers the previously occupied Seattle’s Best Coffee location. Starbucks, who owns Seattle’s Best, will put their 11th Downtown Bellevue […]

Happy Hours at The Bravern

The Bravern Restaurants’ Happy Hours The Bravern comes with more than just luxury shopping; there are some fine restaurants to enjoy including Wild Ginger, Artisanal Brasserie & Wine Bar, and John Howie Steak. They all come equipped with a happy hour, which allows you to try each restaurant at a […]

Barrio Now Open, Peek Inside + Win a Barrio Gift Card

Welcome Barrio to the Neighborhood Barrio, which is Spanish for “neighborhood,” is now open and part of the Downtown Bellevue neighborhood. Barrio brings a simple and seasonal Northwest style to inspired, traditional Mexican dishes and well-crafted cocktails. Bellevue’s newest restaurant will seat 130 and will serve brunch, lunch, and dinner. […]

Purple Café to Open October 6th in Downtown Bellevue

The highly anticipated Purple Café and Wine Bar, located at Bellevue Towers in Downtown Bellevue, has taken the plastic down from its windows and revealed their opening date of October 6th!  The 6,200 square-foot restaurant will be Purple Cafe’s 4th restaurant, with other locations in Woodinville, Kirkland, and Seattle. The opening […]

Barrio to Open in Bellevue This Month

Tuesday, September 22nd, Barrio will open at the base of Bellevue Towers for dinner.  The modern Latin and Mexican food-inspired restaurant will be the second of 2, the first being on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. Barrio translates to “neighborhood” in Spanish and will be a nice addition to our neighborhood with […]

Taste of Main Brings Food, Deals, and Sunshine to Main Street

On Saturday, Bellevue successfully kicked off the first Taste of Main, a charity event to benefit Children’s Response Center at Harborview. Over 500 “Passports” to the event were sold, and vendors and attendees alike enjoyed the food, activities, music, and sunshine! Participating restaurants included Monsoon East, who served Papaya Salad, […]

STIR Celebrates Grand Opening with All Week Happy Hour

Beginning today, Monday August 24th, STIR Martini + Raw Bar is celebrating its grand opening with an all-day week long happy hour through Sunday, August 30th. The happy hour menu will feature $1 and $3 Northwest and Asian influenced seafood appetizers and half-priced oysters. Drink specials are also featured: Specialty […]

Bellevue Z’Tejas Announces Winners of Chile Fest Contest

The Bellevue Z’Tejas Southwest Grill held its second annual open contest for community members to submit recipes for the Z’Tejas Chile Fest Dessert Contest.  This year’s winning recipe for the Bellevue restaurant was Blueberry Chipotle Shortcakes, created by Denise LaCaille of Kirkland.  As the winner, her dessert will be featured in the special Chile Fest […]

Win a Wine Tasting for 6 at Grand Cru

Grand Cru Wine Bar is giving away one reader of the Downtown Bellevue Network a Wine Tasting for 6. All you have to do to win is email info@downtownbellevue.com and mention your favorite wine (if you don’t have one…make one up). We’ll randomly choose and announce a winner August 31st, […]