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700 Virginia St. (Seventh Ave.) Send to Phone
206-443-1233 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Enjoy well-prepared American fare at this innovative food service-training restaurant.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Thurs.

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 3 reviews

FareStart Restaurant Review

: Founded in 1988 when chef David Lee saw a need to provide meals for Seattle's homeless as well as offer professional food service career training, Farestart's dining room now offers three-course dinners every Thursday for less than $25. The food is prepared and served by Farestart's students with guidance from well-known Seattle-area guest chefs. Trendy décor, the dining room's soaring ceilings, and the tastefully presented dishes give no clues that you're supporting a professional training program. The lunch menu includes turkey sandwiches, burgers, and fish ‘n’ chips, as well as more intriguing items such as a seared halibut special and a hazelnut-encrusted lentil-sage patty sandwiched between slices of soft potato bread spread with fig mayonnaise and Dijon mustard. Service is friendly and efficient.

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