Cafe Juanita
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Cafe Juanita is excited to annouce our 926 Pop Up on Captiol Hill at926 12th ave.
Beginning Wednesday February 4th and lasting through Early June...we ll be open Wed-Sat evenings from 5-10pm for a tasting menu only Pop Up while our home in Kirkland is remodeled and rejuvinated.  Reservations are available through
Menu ( snap shot of menu for April 8-11)
apertivo: cured salmon roe with herbed hearty bread, Proscuitto Di Parma, Langharino, aged 30 month
wild watercress Zuppa with Nantucket bay scallop cruda, pumpernickel and creme fraiche
seared Foie gras with rhubarb, Cacao nibs, thyme and ginger
Green Garlic Sformato with Morels, Fava Beans and Proscuitto di Parma
Asparagus Cruda with 30 mo Parmigiano Reggiano, Chive blossoms and lemon
Maltagliati with Skagit River Ranch Pork sugo, cardoon blossom honey ricotta
Fermin Iberico de Bellota Pressa, Roasted Rare, with Penn Cove Mussels, smoked Spring salad onion
Braised Oregon Lamb Shank, yogurt, mint Salsa verde, Peperoncini and fresh chickpeas

Gaia Gaja - Winemaker Dinner
Wednesday - March 11th, 20
Capitol Hill (Old Lark Location)

Reception: Special Bites From the Kitchen
Nino Franco Prosecco

Grilled Octopus with Chickpea, Salsa Verde and SMoked Bone Marrow
Gaja CaMarcanda 'Vistamare', Vermentino/Viognier, Toscana, 2012

Roasted Beet and Burrata with Sulla Honey, Poppy and Sunflower Seed
Gaja 'Gaja & Rey', Chardonnay, Piemonte, 2010

Maltagliati with Pork Sugo and 30mo Aged Parmigiano-Reggiano
Gaja CaMarcanda 'Ca'Marcanda', Cab/Merlot/Cab Franc, Bolgheri, 2008

Brasata di Guancia; Wagyu Beef Cheeks with Celeriac Crema and Fava Beans
Gaja, Nebbiolo, Barbaresco, 2010
Gaja 'Conteisa', Nebbiolo, Barolo, 2009

Espresso Grappa Gelato


$295 plus tax and gratuity

*Menu Subject to Change
*Retail wine will be available





By request, Chef Holly Smith is excited to announce Table 2 for 2 

There are always request from guests to “let the chef cook for me”.  Café Juanita is excited to announce Table 2 for 2.  There are 6 reservations available per week, 2 tables on Friday, 2 tables on Saturday and 2 tables on Sunday evenings where the chefs of Café Juanita will prepare individual tasting menus for the very special guests of Table 2.  The table affords a view of the open kitchen where Chef Owner Holly Smith leads a talented crew nightly.

There are 2 seating’s available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings on what has over the years become Holly’s favorite table, Table 2.  First seating is 5:30pm and the second seating at 8:45pm.  All the Chef needs is information on any allergies or dietary restrictions, and a special tasting menu of seasonal dishes will await your reservation.  Upon request, Wine Director Kyle Brierley will work with Chef Smith to craft a beverage pairing to compliment the menu.  Like the menu the pairings will be surprising!  

The Tasting Menu will be $135 per guest with optional beverage pairing $75 per guest, not including tax and gratuity.

To see an example of a previous menu, please visit our Special Menu page. 

Call the restaurant to book your reservation, 425.823.1505


Thank you for joining us this summer for our Pasta and Pig Roast Al Fresco Dinners, we look forward to renewing the tradition next summer!