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Wild Mountain Cafe

Wild Mountain Cafe (Cafe)
1408 NW 85th St. (map)
(206) 297-9453

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (94 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5)

41 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 Skippy // Sep 14, 2010 at 4:13 am

    Best happy hour we’ve found ~ $5 margaritas are a full pint, as are the mojitos and $5 food menu including 1/3# burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and veggie burgers. They serve breakfast until 4pm.
    Great service and really nice ambience!

  • 2 Jenny // Oct 12, 2010 at 11:47 pm

    Love – love – love this place!!! Great breakfast, but also a hidden gem for dinner :) The BEST Mac and cheese in the west :)

  • 3 booboo // Nov 6, 2010 at 5:28 am

    Was curious about the purple house place. Now we know it is good–food is freshly prepared, waitress nice. And live music, not too loud. Try it!

  • 4 Anne D. // Dec 17, 2010 at 12:18 am

    Great neighborhood restaurant that is worth driving (very far) out of your way for. The ambiance is warm and inviting, the service is attentive and personal and the food is consistent and delicious. They have the best brunch in Seattle, hands down. My faves are the eggs benedict variations, the tower of power and the best bloody mary on god’s green earth. They also have an excellent happy hour. And I appreciate their commitment to sustainability!

  • 5 Will work for food // Dec 17, 2010 at 3:33 am

    The best breakfast in Seattle. The best bloody Mary’s on EARTH! The best service in the UNIVERSE!

  • 6 Tanya // Dec 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    The best breakfast burrito i’ve ever had, it’s no wonder they call it Da Bomb! We go here for breakfast all the time. Not many places in this neighborhood where you can get breakfast AND a bloody mary. Really friendly staff. I highly recommend.

  • 7 Pennywoodward // Dec 18, 2010 at 1:03 am

    I not only like Wild Mountain Cafe I love it!

  • 8 Kate // Dec 18, 2010 at 10:20 pm

    The only thing better than the service at Wild Mountain is the food! Everyone knows the have the best breakfast. But, did you know they have THE BEST (priced) RIB EYE?!? Soooo good, and affordable!
    Even my dog, Breasil loves it. Ask about the ‘bacon window’!

  • 9 Conttongirl // Dec 21, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    This place is super awesome. I love the food, service and the surroundings. Hopefully, you enjoy it too.

  • 10 Manbaby // Dec 21, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    Best breakfast ever. And the staff are cute.

  • 11 T. // Dec 21, 2010 at 8:51 pm

    Great neighborhood restaurant. Yummy comfort food and kids are welcome (a coffee can of toys was offered). A warm and welcoming atmosphere, and the staff are nice.

  • 12 Daniel // Dec 21, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    Fantastic friendly staff. Great food. Something for everybody. They all know my name. My home away from home.

  • 13 Joel from Ballard // Dec 21, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    Excellent! Always good, fresh good and great service. We’ve been going to WM for years and we have never gone wrong.

    Recommend the Filina’s Favorite Fried Chicken for dinner and Huevos Rancheros for breakfast. Kids will love the Mac and Cheese, and there is plenty left for mom and dad to steal!

  • 14 Scottland // Dec 22, 2010 at 1:26 am

    Fantastic breakfasts – great drinks – delicious dinners – excellent service and a cozy atmosphere. Wild Mountain delivers on all levels. I never pass up a chance to eat there! Delicious!

  • 15 Jfogarty52 // Dec 22, 2010 at 3:16 am

    most excellent! The ultimate neighborhood place. Great little bar.

  • 16 Elizabeth // Dec 22, 2010 at 4:07 am

    Best place for breakfast in Ballard. Great food, super service, and the best Bloody Mary ever.

  • 17 Jovelyn // Dec 22, 2010 at 4:57 am

    delicious food! great staff! dining here is always a treat.

  • 18 TonyB // Dec 22, 2010 at 7:08 am

    A most excellent establishment! Consistent quality in food and service. And the atmosphere is an added plus. I’ve been a customer for several years, and it’s always been a winner. Do yourself a favor and go!

  • 19 rachel h // Dec 22, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    my favorite place for breakfast in all of seattle, hands-down. have yet to get over there to try dinner.

  • 20 Filinan // Dec 22, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    The BEST eggs benedict ever!!!!!and you cannot beat the cinnamon rolls and coffee cake!

  • 21 Loveseggsbenny // Dec 26, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Love, love, LOVE this place!

  • 22 Cinesea // Dec 27, 2010 at 10:03 pm

    Love the coffeecake here! It is so much fun to come here, walk through the doors and see all the special little touches.

  • 23 Gir // Dec 30, 2010 at 1:10 am

    i’m sorry guys, but the mac and cheese is just pasta with melted cheese on it. for a restaurant not to bother themselves with making a cheese sauce is plain old lazy.

  • 24 CallingYouOut // Dec 30, 2010 at 7:51 am

    This is a patently false statement. Their mac & cheese is creamy, gooey, cheesy, NOT “pasta with melted cheese”. It’s just completely bizarre that you would say that.

  • 25 WildMountainPrincess // Jan 3, 2011 at 2:18 am

    Ingredients in our mac and cheese: Heavy whipping cream, butter, olive oil, salt and 4 different kinds of cheese.
    There. Debate settled (I hope).
    ~Connie from Wild Mountain :)

  • 26 Erryn77 // Jan 15, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    And then they wave their magic wand over the plate to remove all fat and calories so it is a guilt free experience.

    So eat up as much of that gooey ooey yummy stuff as you want!

  • 27 BallardPugs // Feb 5, 2011 at 3:12 am

    Only been here for brunch and always found great food. One of the few places open on weekdays that isn’t just grease. Plus mac n cheese for breakfast. Yum!

  • 28 Abc124 // Feb 15, 2011 at 6:16 am

    Fuck yeah it is.

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