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“Great fish”
Review of The Slip

The Slip
Ranked #68 of 270 Restaurants in Kirkland
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Fast food
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Arizona
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great fish”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

A very tiny place in Kirkland just steps from Lake Washington. Limited seating inside and seating outside for about twenty couples at plastic tables and chairs. Burgers, salads, soups and both fish and chips and a cod sandwich. We had the fish and it was perfect. It's not deep fried but was crispy on the outside and moist and tender inside. The tartar sauce they use has chipotle in it. Odd, but very good. Try the Gorgonzola and blue cheese fries. Two meals were $22.00.

  • Visited August 2014
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Seattle, WA USA
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Go for the location, NOT the food.”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

I have been to The Slip about a dozen times. The only reason I go is because my husband loves burgers...any burgers, not necessarily quality burgers. The Slip is located in downtown Kirkland right near the Marina Park waterfront. It's a great place to go and sit outside to have a cocktail and people watch since the outside patio is right next to the sidewalk. But the food is pretty awful. I have ordered burgers, chicken sandwiches, quesadillas, and fries. None of them are good. The fries, in fact, are terrible. They are hard, flavorless, and your order is always full of little burnt end pieces. I would suggest going to The Slip if you just want to sit and enjoy a beer on a gorgeous day. But if you're hungry, go elsewhere!

  • Visited August 2014
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Seattle, Washington
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183 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Sloppy Burgers and Sandwiches”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Stopped here on a whim and found another restaurant that will not be here long. I hate to be contrarian about places like this however it is just another sloppy burger joint with a good location.
Nothing I saw gave this place anything to notice above any other place. Service was good and attentive. My Teriyaki Chicken burger was served swimming in canned sauce with a slice of canned pineapple hidden by the soggy white bread bun. First and last time for me.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Bradford7050
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Beaverton, Oregon
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Casual Dining, Great Location, & Tasty Veggie Burger”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I've been frequenting The Slip for a few years now and have not been disappointed by their house made veggie burger. It's a tasty mix of mushroom, grain, cheese and whatever else they throw in it. Sometimes, however, it's not tossed together well and is super sloppy to eat. Also, saying it comes with arugula should mean a small handful, not a couple pieces. When I first started going to the Slip chips and salsa came with the burgers but now you pay extra for that or any other side. I was told they reduced their prices to accommodate taking away the inclusion of sides, but I didn't notice a difference. With the current prices I still think chips and salsa should be included.

The restaurant is small but they have extended seating on their outside patio and in past summers this patio extends out to the concrete area next to it that provides a view over Marina Park. Not a bad deal on a nice evening in the summer! Expect to wait for a table on the nice, summer evenings at the dinner hour and maybe even lunch too. However, they're just a skip from the park so you can easily pass the time down there.

For parents with small children, they have highchairs but I'm not sure if they had a changing table in the restroom. The bathrooms at Marina Park have changing tables though.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank KMeis
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Issaquah, Washington
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Awesome burgers in Kirkland”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We go here on work day lunches and I always order the rasberry salmon and i have never been disappointed. Cream ale + salmon burger = awesome. it gets crowded really quick and they dont take reservations.My wife loves the chicken neno here. and many other good options.

Highly suggest check if they are open before going here. they have some weird timings.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank DetectiveMuffin
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