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. 



March Lunch Specials



Curry Deviled Eggs (3) 4.95 GF

Duck Craklings, Fresh Herbs.


Smoked Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Cakes 7.95 DF

Citrus Aioli, Fresh Herbs, Pickles.


Thai Chicken Larb Salad 12.95 GF, DF

Butter Lettuce, Chili, Green Onions, Toasted Coconut, Puffed Black Rice, Mint, Thai Basil, Cilantro, Lime Vinaigrette.

Dungeness Crab Melt 18.95

Open Face House Made Brioche, Gruyere, Granny Smith Apple, Crispy Truffle Fingerling.

Lemongrass Chicken Meatballs 13.95

Coconut Rice, Red Curry, Seasonal Vegetables, Peanut Sauce, Cilantro.


Apple Caramel Bread Pudding 5.95 V

Vanilla Ice Cream, Candied Pecans.

Swedish Cream 5.95 V

Fruit Compote, Cinnamon Shortbread Cookie.

Mandarin Orange Sorbet 4.95 VE

Madagascar Vanilla or Apple Caramel Cheese Cake 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!