Over The Moon Cafe

4.8
1404 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
We are a small 38-seat, family, scratch kitchen boutique-style restaurant and it is our desire to bring you a warm and welcoming dining experience. I strive to keep our menus fresh and updated for every season, while rotating customer favorites. We source local products as much as possible. Our primary focus is fresh, robust menu items, with emphasis on both protein and pasta dishes.

Dinner features various entrees , starters, salads and desserts. There is a heavy emphasis on both Italian and French fare, along with my love of comfort food. I do my best to provide wines that are of good quality, are affordable and approachable.

Turn in to the Alley and experience a truly unique fine dining experience in an atmosphere of understated elegance. "Cafe" -- An unpretentious restaurant.
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DL
Seattle
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Noise level is low so a good location for a conversation, great service and reasonably priced food.

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TM
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Over The Moon Cafe is a wonderful restaurant. I went there with my girlfriend and we both were extremely satisfied with the excellent service and food. The owner made a point of saying hello which was a fantastic ending touch. We will be back!

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AC
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an exceptional dinner on Saturday night. We split the toasted Fromage appetiser, each had a cup of crab bisque. I had the duck breasts - two huge ones and they were perfectly cooked, juicy and very flavourful. The smashed potatoes were perfect and so were the roasted vegetables. My friend had the salmon and it was a large portion cooked perfectly. We shared the strawberry shortcake and it too was great. It was the best meal I can remember having in ages! I wrote about it on a FB blog: Where to Dine in Pierce County, run by Sue Kidd. I got 52 comments agreeing! Keep up the good work!

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OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely as always. 😊

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KA
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Scrumptious, home made, fresh food. Great wine list, tasty cocktails!

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TL
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience again! Love this place. Took an friend from out of town to show you all off. She had a wonderful time too. In fact, she's planning to bring her girlfriends to check the place out next time she is in town. My number 1 place to go for guaranteed great food, service and atmosphere! Love u guys!

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EP
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere is perfect; the food is like a dream: I highly recommend this location!

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BR
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always the food was delicious the atmosphere perfect. Cozy little restaurant where you can have a great conversations with friends or just with the person you love. Wine was excellent, salmon was cooked to perfection and the service was awesome. Thank you Over the Moon cafe for a truly delightful evening.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unique place with very different but good setup. Food was terrific, a little pricey but for the taste it was worth it. I would recommend this place, outstanding place for date night.

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JR
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch with my wife at Over The Moon was good, good, good! We liked everything. Superb music played at just the right volume and personal notes left by prior dinners delighted us no end. Mostly romantic - mostly happy, those notes were the rich frosting to a delicious desert reminding us of good times in our own marriage. Sipping our wine while sorting through them was an added treat.
Every element came together nicely creating a great, intimate dinning experience making my wife and I new fans who definitely plan to revisit this charming little cafe.

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OT
Seattle
215 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The restaurant is good. The crowd of customers a little odd, but the parking is awful. This is a place you should plan on arriving early to find parking. We enjoyed ourselves, but won't do it again.

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CG
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The decor here was so fun and unique. Staff was friendly and helpful and had great food suggestions when deciding what to choose. Everything on the menu sounded amazing. I decided on the rendered duck breasts with a wine cherry reduction of some kind along with red potato mashers, and seasonal vegetables. It was absolutely delicious. The ingredients tasted so fresh. And the ambiance here was just right. Not too noisy, and the lighting was nice.

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CL
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vintage and quaint, quiet ambiance, and a great menu that isn't overwhelming with choices. The food and staff are wonderful. It's a great place to enjoy a romantic dinner.

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RW
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First visit to Over the Moon and everything was amazing! Took my husband for a surprise birthday dinner. We started with a prawn appetizer and Greek goddess salad. Both were so full of flavor. Then we shared the Duck breast and Lobster Mac n Cheese. I highly recommend both. Jennifer, our server, gave us exceptional care. We have been boasting all week about our experience and will definitely be back!!

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M
Detroit
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the Best food and service dining experiences I’ve experienced. Definitely will be coming back.

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JG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very cozy and romantic spot. Small and casual with a high end feel. The service was the perfect blend of attentive and unrushed. Our table had a great book of poetry about love and relationships, and a box of handwritten notes left by previous diners, both nice touches for a date night.

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JB
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed a great dinner with friends. Would absolutely return again in the future!!

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CA
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and service - one of my most favorite places!

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SS
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super cafe with great vibe. Had mothers day lunch here and everyone enjoyed themselves, great vibe and very cool classic Louise Armstrong and the like, background music. Food was very good, few options, but solid rustic selection for everyone.

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c
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cozy intimate dining great food and good wine selection

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KE
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a fantastic experience... the restaurant is cute and eclectic, located in an equally eclectic, artsy part of town called Opera Alley. The food was amazing, as were the staff. I'm not sure how we have never heard of this place before, but will definitely be back!

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CC
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had the jumbo shrimp with the garlic cream sauce. It was AMAZING. I finished my entire plate which never happens. Also had a lovely Chardonnay blend - Scaia that we enjoyed as well.

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SM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Well planned menu options and great atmosphere. Music matches the mood. Most delicious grilled cheese I've ever had and the potato salad is to die for.

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NM
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food, wonderful service and attention to detail. Our only surprise was being charged for extra salad dressing and extra bread and butter. Still - a great place to dine!

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DD
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very special cozy venue. Excellent service and consideration. Charming with unique bathroom decor. Good portion sizes and very high quality ingredients. The homemade bread is outstanding do not pass it up. Perfect with a glass of wine and plenty of butter. Everything on the menu was tempting. Celebrated a friend's birthday here and it was wonderful to have a quiet intimate spot with good food and wine plus no loud background noise or feeling rushed.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place was perfect! I was looking for a memorable place to take someone for our first date. I saw the pictures and fell in love with the small and eclectic style of this place. I was not disappointed. From the comfy mismatched chairs, to the perfect level of lighting for ambience, to the absolutely delicious food. She had the Salmon as that is one of her favorite meals and she loved it! I tried the Posh Grilled Cheese sandwich and it was SOOO GOOD! A nice topper to the evening was the boxes that sit on the tables that are full of love notes written by the past patrons. It was fun and romantic to read them. I even came across one that was almost as if I was writing it about that very evening. Needless to say I was told that I knocked it out of the park with my choice of Over the Moon Cafe. It was an amazing place and an amazing evening that we hope to repeat in the future.

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JM
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was tasty and the portions were generous. There could have been more choices for a side salad. Pairing potato soup with potato salad was a bit much. Still,I would definitely return.

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LM
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our anniversary here and had a wonderful meal. Excellent menu choices. great atmosphere, and first class food. Thank you for a great evening!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cute restaurant, great food, perfect location- the venue for an anniversary or a special occasion

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JL
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful, intimate, comfortable, and amazing service and food . They helped make our 10th anniversary very memorable.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Danielle our server was great! She took good care of us. We had dinner with family for my wife’s birthday. Perfect!!

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y
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such a gem ❤️ Lovely place for a special occasion or date.

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R
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have eaten here several times the last few years and continue to be impressed by the original dishes and the great flavors. Your taste buds will be delighted. Wait no longer. Make your reservation today!

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AD
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The entire experience was so perfect! Very friendly staff and exceptional food! Can’t wait to go back and do it all over again!

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EL
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best food I have had in a long time. From the app to the main course was fantastic

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RN
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Exceptional food. Love going back as often as we can.

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K
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I met a girlfriend there. We loved the experience. The space was perfect for an evening to get caught up. The food was great. The service just what we wanted—not overbearing but never waiting.

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T
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the atmosphere and excellent friendly service.

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HT
Salt Lake City
8 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The amazing aromas upon entering Over The Moon is a promise of what's to come! The beet stack is amazing and we both loved the two pasta dishes we ordered. We love this sweet, romantic and delicious spot tucked away on Opera Alley. Ample free parking too!

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KL
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service on a busy Sat night. Great food and timely service when we needed it to get to a show.

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