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. 



September Lunch Specials




Wild Caught smoked Alaskan salmon cakes 6.95

Lemongrass Vinaigrette, Apple Slaw DF

heirloom tomato bruschetta 5.95

Walla Walla Onion Jam, Basil, Balsamic Glaze (3) V, DF



Buffalo Chicken Salad 14.95

Rainbow Carrots, Celery, Heirloom Tomatoes, Roasted Red Pepper, Parmesan Crisps, Choice of Bleu Cheese Dressing or Dill Dijon Vinaigrette GF

Bacon Caprese Sandwich 15.95

Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil, Fresh Mozzarella, Balsamic Aioli on Grilled Potato Bread. Served With Cucumber Salad 

Northwest Cioppino 19.95

Wild Caught Alaskan Ling Cod, Penn Cove Mussels, Snow Crab, Herb Butter Grilled Baguette



Pear and red currant pie 5.95

Pecan Crust, Cardamom Spiced Chantilly, Star Anise Caramel

Blackberry or Lemon Basil Sorbet 4.95 


Madagascar Vanilla or Turtle brownie ice cream 4.95


peach jam thumbprint 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!