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Golden Beetle

(Now Closed)
Mediterranean Restaurant$$$$
Ballard, Seattle
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  • PureWow
    PureWowJanuary 5
    This Seattle Mediterranean spot has a build-your-own mac and cheese bar on Mondays. We’ll take ours with spicy harissa and lamb sausage, please. Read more
  • Lauren C.
    Lauren CunninghamOctober 11, 2015
    Such good brunch vibes! The spiced mini doughnuts are a perfect starter to share....or not share 😁
  • Tyler W.
    Tyler WainFebruary 21, 2015
    I've heard it's good and I'm sure it is, but my limited experiences were nothing extraordinary, especially considering many food and drink items were fairly expensive.
  • Mary S.
    Mary SDecember 13, 2014
    Great happy hour. 4:30-6:30.
  • Lyndsey L.
    Lyndsey LNovember 30, 2014
    A little pricey, but well worth it if you enjoy good food in an intimate setting. A rare combo in Ballard
  • Lee V.
    Lee VerberneAugust 9, 2014
    The pan seared chicken is suspiciously good.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 5, 2014
    Thierry Rautureau, chef of Loulay Kitchen & Bar, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Herbed falafel . Read more
  • Smitha
    SmithaMay 20, 2014
    Get the trio of dips. All fantastic. Especially the muhamarra dip.
  • jenn
    jennNovember 9, 2013
    the dates are yum yum
  • David S.
    David SmithMay 29, 2013
    Pork ribs are amazing.
  • Laura A.
    Laura AshleyApril 15, 2013
    Happy Hour: The best high end petite burger and fries you will ever eat!! Get the olives too and you'll be golden.
  • Stephanie C.
    Stephanie ChaseDecember 26, 2012
    Try the za'atar-spiced French-fry plate and beef and lamb sandwich, served with tzatziki and pickled veggies.
  • Taylor F.
    Taylor FlemingDecember 2, 2012
    must-haves: muhammara, wood fired oven pizza, grilled halloumi cheese.
  • Richard G.
    Richard GaleJuly 18, 2012
    Try the Glazed Salmon With Quinoa
  • Laura K.
    Laura KeenanJuly 10, 2012
    The spiced doughnuts are on happy hour, but they will wait til dessert to serve them to you! Killer doughnuts!
  • El M.
    El MendezMay 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Come in not just fir the food but also for the cocktails, get the dips, fries. You won't regret it.
  • Heidi M.
    Heidi MillerMay 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Have the muhammara dip. Walnut and pomegranate molasses. Yum!
  • Tracie B.
    Tracie BrookingMarch 16, 2012
    Blue cheese and pomegranate Lettuce Wedge - it's enough for an entire meal and gourmet de-lish.
  • Trophy Cupcakes a.
    Try the Sour Cherry Pudding Cake for dessert. It comes with the most amazing lemon cream. delicious!
  • Grand Cru W.
    Grand Cru WineJune 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Do not fear the rabbit kidneys.
  • Dave D.
    Dave DuBoisMay 31, 2011
    This restaurant is better than good. But the thing pictured here is described on the menu as 'pizza.' and without irony. Seriously Maria Hines?
  • Robi G.
    Robi GangulyMay 29, 2011
    Get the twice baked fava beans
  • Matt C.
    Matt CooperMay 28, 2011
    Dip trio and fries - KILLER.
  • Vivian N.
    Vivian NguyenMay 19, 2011
    Get the dip sampler! The muhummara dip is splendid.
  • Ali W.
    Ali WiezbowskiApril 11, 2011
    The lamb kibbeh meatballs -- unbelievable! Ask for them early, looks like they are a popular order
  • Ed L.
    Ed LazowskaMarch 12, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    We had one of everything. You should too.
  • Geoff S.
    Geoff S.March 3, 2011
    Happy hour hummus and beef skewers and chicken wings = glorious!!
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