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. 



April Lunch Specials



Smoked Trout, Caper Cream Cheese (3) 5.95

Grilled Toast

Deviled Eggs 6.95

Fresh Herbs, Crispy Potatoes, Bacon Jam


Mandarin Chop Salad 12.95 DF

Grilled Chicken, Lacinato Kale, Romaine Citrus Supremes, Carrot, Daikon, Crispy Wontons, Sesame Vinaigrette

BTLT 16.95

Ahi Tuna, Tomato, Butter Lettuce, Bacon Jam, Sriracha Mayo, Grilled Potato Bread, Served with Ginger Lime Cole Slaw

Five Spice Duck Cannelloni 15.95 DF

Panang Coconut Curry, Seasonal Vegetables, Charred Pineapple, Stinging Nettle and Thai Basil Pesto


Grilled Lemon Yogurt Pound Cake 5.95 V

Whipped Mascarpone, Spiced Honey

Crème Brûlée 5.95 V

Shortbread Cookie

Mandarin Orange 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 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!