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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Waterfront

No doubt about it, everything's better when done on the edge of a sparkling lake. Kirkland has miles and miles of waterfront, and along the shoreline, an abundance of choice when it comes to waterside eateries. Waterfront restaurants dole out fresh seafood and seasonal fare, plus stunning views facing due west towards the Olympic Mountain range, Seattle, and stunning sunsets. Some venues have become Kirkland icons throughout the years, like Anthony’s Homeport Kirkland and the Woodmark Hotel’s newly re-vamped Beach Café and sidekick, the Living Room Bar and patio. 

Whether you're downtown near Marina Park and the boutiques, wine bars and galleries on Lake Street, or in the northern neighborhood of Juanita near Juanita Beach or the bird watching trails of Juanita Bay, you’ll find great spots at which to savor Kirkland’s rich flavors. Beach vibes prevail near the sand volleyball courts at Houghton Beach and the The Beach House. Gorgeous views of the Olympic Mountains, stunning sunsets and front row seats to the comings and goings of yachts at Carillon Point’s Marina await you at the elegant Como where you can arrange for the sleek retro Como Boat to whisk you from Seattle’s South Lake Union across Lake Washington, libation in hand, for an exquisite Italian dinner.