FareStart Restaurant

Enjoy delicious food and excellent service in a truly relaxed setting.



Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Guest Chef Night
Thursdays, 5:30 to 8 p.m.


700 Virginia St
Seattle, WA 98101

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Make a reservation online for parties of two to seven people. For larger parties, please contact reservations@farestart.org or (206) 267-7601. 

We accept Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, checks, cash and FareStart Gift Cards.

Parties of eight or more are required to pay for the bill with one form of payment with an automatic 18% service charge, which goes back to supporting youth and adults in our programs.

Order Lunch to Go

To place a to-go order, please call our Host Desk at (206) 267-7601.

See details on lunch to go.


Join us for dinner every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy a three-course gourmet meal for just $29.95, prepared by a different guest chef (assisted by our students) every week. See Guest Chef Night for more details and to make a reservation. 



July Lunch Specials


Deviled Eggs

Serrano Ham, Mama Lil's Peppers

Caprese Salad

Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil Pesto, Mozzarella, Balsamic Reduction, Toasted Pine Nuts, Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Thai Chicken Larb Salad

Butter Lettuce, Chili, Green Onion, Toasted Coconut, Crispy Sesame Noodle, Mint, Thai Basil, Cilantro, Lime Vinaigrette
12.95 DF 

Smoked Wild Caught Alaskan Cod Burger

Creole Mayo, Dijon, Traditional Fixings. Served with Sweet Potato Fries

Kalbi Braised Beef Shank

Baby Turnips, Rainbow Carrots, Daikon, House Made Pappardelle Pasta, Scallion, Horseradish
14.95 DF 


Local Strawberry Shortbread

Vanilla Chantilly
5.95 V

chocolate Mousse Trifle

Hazelnut, Cookie Crumble, Coconut Foam
5.95 V

Pear Ginger Sorbet
4.95 VE


Madagascar Vanilla or
Bordeaux Cherry Chocolate Flake
Ice Cream
4.95 V


Assorted FareStart Cookies
4.95 V


Excellent Cuisine. Amazing Impact.

Lasting Impact
90% of FareStart adult graduates are employed within 90 days of finishing our program.

Creating Value
Because people love our food, income from our restaurants, cafés and catering services are invested into student training.

Changing Lives
Through skillful and artful preparation of your food our students are creating a new future for themselves and their families.

Join Us
Enjoy a meal. Cater an event. Hire our graduates. Volunteer or support us financially. There is a role for everyone!