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

Directions & Parking


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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% gratuity.

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. 



June Lunch Specials




Crispy-fried castlevetrano olives (5) 4.95

Stuffed with Preserved Lemon and Goat Cheese V

curried deviled eggs 4.95

Truffle Sunchoke Chips, Red Pepper Jam



english spring pea and grilled local asparagus salad 11.95

Field Greens, Toasted Hazelnuts, Watermelon Radish, Cara Cara Oranges, Bacon and Citrus Tarragon Vinaigrette GF

Smoked chicken and beechers flagship cheese spinach wrap 11.95

With Chipotle Mayo and Served with Cucumber Dill Salad

seared wild caught alaskan ling cod 16.95

Yakima Currant Chutney, Roasted Baby Heirloom Potatoes, Grilled Broccolini, Scallion and Roasted Garlic Cream GF



washington bing cherry tart 5.95

Basil Goat Cheese Mouse, Masa Crust V GF


Strawberry or Lemon Basil Sorbet V GF 4.95 


Madagascar Vanilla or Turtle brownie ice cream V  4.95


green tea creme brulee  5.95

With Sesame Shortbread Cookies V GF


House made chocolate chip Cookies V  4.95


Excellent Cuisine. Amazing Impact.

Lasting Impact
90% of FareStart adult graduates and 80% of Youth Barista 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!