The health and safety of our residents and visitors is the highest priority of the City of Kirkland. As part of King County, Kirkland is in Phase 2 of Governor Inslee’s “Safe Start” re-opening. Although many City services are available online, City Hall and most City buildings are closed to the public as part of our response to COVID-19.

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Seafood

Kirkland’s core identity is its waterfront. Granted, seafood lovers, Lake Washington is not the sea, but Kirklanders still possess a kind of ‘seafaring’ character and culture, and this means we love our seafood. Just a few miles from Puget Sound’s abundant waters, Kirkland’s restaurants bound with fish, crustaceans, mollusks, bivalves, seaweed and other ocean-grown delicacies. If it is excellent, world class seafood you seek, you’ve come to the right place. Notably, many restaurants that do not self-describe as seafood venues also whip up amazing dishes featuring seafood, such as fish curry, sushi or clam pasta  for the seafood lovers among us.