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. 



December Lunch Specials




Stuffed Dates 4.95

Spanish Chorizo, Chevre, Blood Orange GF

Deviled Eggs 5.95

Smoked Salmon, Crispy Truffle Potatoes GF



Smoked Farro Salad 13.95

Grilled Chicken Breast, Delicata Squash, Queso Fresco, Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette GF

Pacific cod Tacos 12.95

Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa, Cilantro, Chipotle Crema, Napa Cabbage Slaw, Served with Butternut Squash and Black Bean Salad

Louisiana Crawfish Risotto 15.95

Creole Sauce, Green Tomato Relish, Pecorino GF



Granny Smith Apple Sauce Pound Cake 5.95

Served with House Made Cinnamon Buttermilk Ice Cream V

Earl Gray Crème Brulée  5.95

Served with Shortbread Cookie V

Pear Ginger Sorbet 4.95 


Madagascar Vanilla or Apple Caramel Cheese Cake Ice Cream 4.95


Assorted FareStart Cookies 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!