Lunch

Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Bellevue and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Hunan Garden thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Mediterranean Kitchen, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

10 Mayuri Indian Cuisine
Mayuri's mouthwatering lunch buffet is one of the most popular offerings at this neighborhood hot spot. For one low price, guests can choose from numerous Indian favorites — or try them all! The à la carte menu features combination meals that let you enjoy your favorites and also try something new. Don't miss vegetable curry, pakoras, and, of course, freshly baked naan bread. (425-641-4442)

9 Udupi Palace
Service is exemplary at this Indian restaurant. In fact, servers happily explain each dish in detail and answer every question. The menu focuses on Southern Indian cuisine and includes flavorful curries and plenty of options for vegetarians and meat lovers. The popular masala dosa is a potato-and-onion-stuffed crêpe topped with savory peanut sauce. (425-649-0355)

8 Chantanee Family Thai Restaurant
Loyalists at this family-run institution show up regularly to feast on well-spiced Thai favorites like crispy spring rolls, garlic chicken, seafood dishes, and classic pad thai. The lengthy menu also features plenty of vegetarian options, and the atmosphere combines relaxed attitude with upscale, authentic decor. (425-455-3226)

7 Andre's Eurasian Bistro
Tucked away in an unassuming strip mall, Andre's is a unique find. Its eclectic menu takes cues from European and Asian cuisines, and the sleek, open space includes a romantic fireplace, making the restaurant a great place for a date. Tempting dishes include Asian crab ravioli, Algerian lamb, turmeric-lemongrass chicken, and Eurasian pork tenderloin, simmered in a curry marsala-ginger sauce. Noodle, pasta, and vegetarian dishes are also delicious. (425-747-6551)

6 The King and I
A peaceful oasis inside a bustling shopping mall, The King and I offers excellent noodle dishes and other favorites in a spacious, airy dining room. Ornate decor lines the walls, and the menu features wonderfully crisp spring rolls, tangy hot and sour soup, and a long list of vegetarian dishes, curries, and beef and pork options. Favorites include chicken with cashew nuts, pork with Thai basil, and chicken with coriander seeds. (425-462-9337)

5 Pogacha Restaurant
This intriguing little café is named after a type of Croatian dinner roll, which is a house specialty at Pogacha Restaurant. All of the dishes feature a Croatian twist, including pizzas, sandwiches, and pastas. The upscale dining room boasts high ceilings and has plenty of room to accommodate a crowd. Dishes are hearty, and you'll definitely want to sample the tempting array of breads. Popular with families and large groups. (425-455-5670)

4 Azteca
This well-received regional chain is known for its Americanized versions of Mexican favorites. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and fajitas are among the classics you'll find, stuffed with meats and vegetables and dripping with melted cheese and fresh sauces. Molcajete stew, made with chicken, beef, or seafood, is another popular dish, as are slow-cooked lamb shank and huevos rancheros. Plenty of combination plates are also a big draw. Extremely popular with families and large groups. (425-453-9087)

3 Mediterranean Kitchen
This small, intimate restaurant is always full of patrons seeking delicious Lebanese cuisine. The vivid interior, with its bright green walls and lacy curtains, provides a dramatic backdrop for flavorful dishes punched up with plenty of garlic and fresh spices. They include lamb couscous, Algerian chicken with cilantro and garbanzo beans, and the popular Farmer's Dish, a garlicky chicken entree first made by the chef's grandfather. (425-462-9422)

2 Dixie's BBQ
Though the restaurant is a bit difficult to find, lunch at Dixie's is worth the effort. Locals recommend the fun establishment for its unique atmosphere and great down-home meats topped with fiery sauces. Try smoked chicken, tender ribs, or a brisket sandwich — if you're feeling adventurous, ask for a dose of "The Man," a five-alarm sauce that will definitely kick things up a notch. Sweet tea and great sides complete the meal. (425-828-2460)

1 Firenze
Experience the warmth of Tuscany — inside a mall? Believe it or not, terra cotta floors, warm yellow walls, and rustic touches make you forget you're inside a retail emporium. The menu evokes bella Tuscany as well, focusing on grilled meats, thin-crust pizzas, and fresh pastas topped with sun-dried tomatoes and gorgonzola. Also excellent are fish dishes, including red snapper with tomatoes and olives. The wine list is extensive. (425-957-1077)


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Mayuri Indian Cuisine 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Catering, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms, Take Out
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $
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Udupi Palace 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Cuisine: Indian
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $
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Chantanee Family Thai Restaurant 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $
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Andre's Eurasian Bistro 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Asian, European, French, Fusion, Italian
Dining Options: Bar Dining, Catering, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Parties / Private Rooms
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $$
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The King and I 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: Asian, Thai
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
COST: $$
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Pogacha Restaurant 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, European, Italian
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
COST: $$
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Azteca 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Bar / Lounge, Bar Dining, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Take Out
Cuisine: Latin, Mexican
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $$
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Mediterranean Kitchen 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Delivery, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Non-Smoking
Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
COST: $$
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Dixie's BBQ 10Best List Arrow
Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Dining Options: Family Friendly, Take Out
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $
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Firenze 10Best List Arrow
Dining Options: Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms
Cuisine: European, Italian
Neighborhood: AIRPORT - RNT
COST: $$
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