I have to put down my CC to hold the reservation and they do charge a fee for last minute cancellations so do not RSVP for this unless you can commit to it. You must update your RSVP 48 hours prior to the event to give ample time to notify those on wait-list of their status. I will be keeping track of no-shows.
IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that Rhonda is hosting the family style dinner on the 24th. This event is to allow those who want to order off the menu an opportunity to join me on an earlier night.
Also - Watch your RSVP's! DO NOT DOUBLE-BOOK YOURSELVES. There are two (2) events going on at the same time this evening. Cafe Juanita and Fabulous French Fridays in February – French Surprise – Quatre.
About Café Juanita:
The menu at Cafe Juanita changes frequently, but always includes an eclectic mix of meats and seafood, illustrating the commitment to fresh, bold dishes that most often utilize organic products. As a member of the food community, Chef Holly believes in sustainable agriculture, supporting growers whose outstanding quality is tantamount to their long-term commitment to the land. In addition to nurturing the farm industry, Cafe Juanita is committed to offering great wine. The menu is complimented by an award-winning wine list with primary focus on Northern Italian producers and rounded-out with outstanding Northwest wines.
Notable Recognitions - Seattle Times:
Beloved destination dinner-house better than ever with new decor and chef. Inspired by a passion for Northern Italy. Long on innovation, artistry, and superior ingredients. Meat, fish and fowl star. Wine list richly endowed.
Awards & Reviews:
This restaurant also won Zagat and USA Today Road Warrior’s #1 Italian Restaurant in Seattle.
April 2012 - Opininated About Dining ranks Cafe Juanita in the top 10 for Italian Restaurants in the USA and Top five in the Pacific Northwest
February 2012 - Chef Holly Smith is nominated for Outstanding Chef in the US by the James Beard Foundation
January 2012 - Open Table list of Top 100 Best Restaurants in the US 2011, includes Cafe Juanita.
PRICE – Spendy ($$$$). Last two times I have been here, I ended up spending $150 (just for myself which included wine, tax + tip) Plan on spending anywhere from $50+, before tax & tip. The restaurant will split the check for each of us.
ATTIRE – Dressy.
PARKING - Private Lot
Café Juanita Web Site
Pictures from my fellow foodies