Strangest dining experience - at first lots wait staff and we had a reservation but seemed hard to get a table. Once we were seated - server seemed put out to be serving us. Serious lack of attentiveness - had to ask 3 times to get a server. For a while there were no servers to be found so wandered into bar to ask for help - said she couldn’t help.
Food was Ok not amazing for the price. Service is not fast. Not good for families as no great food options for kiddos, service takes awhile - even for bread. Lodge is great for business meetings - go somewhere else for food.
Scrumptious food, perfectly prepared, featuring fresh and local fare offered on the menu. Professional staff throughout the restaurant experience makes the diner feel welcomed, and every bite was a delight! The restaurant is in a hotel, but about as far away from “hotel food” as you can get. Worth a trip for dinner, even if you’re not staying there overnight.
I don't really know what to say. This was a sad experience from the very start. Valet attendants not present. Front desk attendant not able to figure out what to do with our car. Server completely uninformed and unenthusiastic. We should have known it was a problem when they forced us to order everything all at once. Had we had the appetizer alone we would have skipped out on the rest of the meal. It was incredibly disappointing.
Nice birthday celebration
Love Copperleaf! Great dining in what feels like country but is 3 minutes from SeaTac.
Make sure you see the wine list before you commit though. Our server recommended a Pinot and the two glasses were $76!! It WAS good Pinot though :)
We enjoyed the experience very much. One of us had the tasting menu with the wine pairing while the other ordered separately and the waiter timed it nicely. Very pleasant time. If in area again would revisit again.
Waiter was most attentive to our needs with good suggestions.
Watching everyone’s reaction to their menus at other tables confirmed what we felt, too complicated creations, some frankly not very good. My husband has dietary restrictions that were very hard to work with menu. Suggestion: some more traditional and simpler meal offerings. We love new things but of anyone we know, they wouldn’t like to eat here :/
Good food as always. Menu wasn't quite its usual serendipity of incredible combinations. A wedding party in the next hall was quite noisy and we would have been disturbed if we had been a party of just 2 instead of the four of us.
We love this place! Have been coming for years and it is always a treat! Best fries in town AND rolls.
Great food & beautiful setting. We saw so many good things on the lunch menu, we each ordered something & shared! The mussels, smoked halibut sandwich & the focaccia artichoke bread, all were fabulous!
The food was freshly prepared, however it took the kitchen over 40 minutes for our lunch to arrive and only a few tables were occupied. They were getting ready for a late afternoon wedding. Call ahead and ask if there's a wedding scheduled and then pick another day!
This was our Nth visit to Copper Leaf, and the restaurant still continues to amaze us with culinary creativity, excellent service that make for an excellent dining experience. Appetizers were fantastic. The duck liver was mind-blowing as was my main course of chicken.
Wonderful servers and chef. Chef will accommodate special requests with great care. I generally ask for very specific food and I have always been so pleased with how thoughtful the chef’s accommodation is. In fact, I enjoy seeing what he will come up with for me. The wait staff is always fun and accommodating. I love this place.
We stumbled on this with an Open Table search while trying to find a nice dinner near the airport - we could not have been more pleasently surprised! Our waiter, Charlie, was fantastic and made a great meal and great experience. Even though a couple of the specials had preparations, I wasn't sure I would like, we trusted Charlie based on his description and were amazed at the wonderful flavors. Even their housemade bread and fresh churned butter stood out as better than the rest. The gem hidden in a hotel a few miles from the airport is worth the visit!
Too expensive and too pretentious. Food is rich and the menu is limited.
My husband and I were there for an overnight date and decided to have dinner there for convenience. I ordered the broccolini with squash. I did not enjoy the taste of the tempura on the broccolini which left me with very little for dinner. Although the plate was nicely decorated, the dish was a bit over priced for so few vegetables. Thankfully my husband shared some of his fish which was very tasty. The wine the server recommended was flavorful but overall not a great experience. The desserts were a bit limited also.
Simply amazing! Loved it start to finish and can’t wait to get back, have more time, do the tasting menu
We celebrated Mother's Day had their Brunch yesterday thought the food selection was poor at best and the price very high considering the menu. Was at Salty's last year and it was much less expensive and three times the menu which explains why salty's was sold out and this place was half full. With the general manager standing next to me I tried to get an Eggs Benedict out of the pan and it was welded to the pan came out in pieces. At the end of the meal they brought flowers to the ladies and Mom's was visually rotted on the bulb overall a bad experience. Next year we are going back to Salty's no comparison.
Love the hotel but wish we could say the same about their Mother's Day Brunch. The table servers were nice and attentive but the $70 brunch, which is more like linner (lunch-dinner), is not worth it. It was a packed room and only 1 very slow and inexperienced person working the omelet station. Stood in line twice for 15-20 mins and left. The very slow omelet station, premade eggs benedict, yogurt parfaits, fruit, and petite pastries were pretty much it for breakfast items. However the selection of lunch items were good. They had a pasta station, carving station, chocolate fountain, green salads, and premade entrees in chaffing dishes. We made the best of it but will choose a different restaurant next year.
We were so pleased to have a quiet dinner with excellent food and service in a
beautiful serene elegant relaxed setting after a tiring day of traveling!
Thank You...We love The copperleaf!
We have dined at Copperleaf on three separate occasions and not once has the food disappointed. This last time, however, while our server was friendly and accommodating, the service in general was rather slow. Since we were with people who do not necessarily like to linger over dinner it made for a few tense moments.
Copperleaf remains my favorite restaurant in Seattle. The food is creative and delicious. I love the chef's tasting menu, which is available both regular and vegetarian, with wines thoughtfully paired. The service is outstanding, and I am always happy to see the same faces on every visit. A treat for sure.
I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of my time spent here. From the dining festivities to our waiter, Lauren, everything was simply beautiful. Lauren was so tactful with how she engaged us. She was not too over bearing and not too lax either. Her attitude was definitely reflected with the dinner. We had loads of questions and even leaned on her for certain selections and she was on point in such a monumental way it was very impressive. The overall experience can not even be expressed in words. Hats off to the cook!!
Refined PNW atmosphere with a fire in the fireplace, views of the verdant landscape, not too much noise, and no sense of being near an airport. Our party of four ate every bite of the food we ordered, which included asparagus with crabmeat, mussels, hamburger with fries, smoked halibut sandwich and lamb stew, all carefully and appropriately prepared and seasoned. Very good wine. An address worth knowing.
The chef tries too hard to be ‘relevant’ and not hard enough to be tasty, delicious, and a dining value. Poulet Bleu chicken and dumplings consisted of two small pierogies and a lump of flavorless chicken breast that had been stuffed in a casing and cooked sous vide ( which is relevant) . Caprese salad consisted literally of 5 thin cherry tomato slices, matched with an equal number of dime-sized mozzarella discs, arranged artistically on the plate with a drizzle or two of a balsamic glaze. After our $150 tab for two, we went elsewhere and had a hamburger ‘nightcap’
Disclosure - I’ve eaten in Michelin rated restaurants in several countries. I know fine dining and modern gastro techniques. I also know flavor and value. This was not that.
We had excellent service and wonderful food! There is a great open atmosphere about the room but the patio and fire place areas are very cozy.
Never disappoints. High end and creative
Excellent food, ambiance, drinks, service and creative menu. One of my top 3 restaurants in the Seattle area! The crab ravioli appetizer (shown below) was one of the best dishes I have ever eaten anywhere)!
Really an extraordinary dining experience! We loved every bite and sip!
Copperleaf is one of the best restaurants south of Seattle, no, that is not correct. It is one of the best restaurants in the Seattle area. We had not been back since the new chef took over recently. We always enjoyed properly for the high quality food, the beautiful presentations, and the exceptional service. Nothing has changed with the new chef. The curried butternut squash was an exceptional vegetarian dish. Amongst the other dishes enjoyed were the seabass and the "chicken and dumplings". The seabass was perfectly prepared and accompanied by unexpected sides, such as mustard greens. Rather than try to describe the "chicken and dumplings", I think you just need to go to Cedarbrook Lodge and try it. Copperleaf also has an exceptional wine list including very good wines by the glass. The cocktails are well prepared and use a variety of ingredients not often seen on a typical restaurant menu. Although our server, Marco, had several tables, he was attentive, prompt and helpful.
We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary and the staff treated us so well.
The only major complaint I have is that the guy would not seat us 15 min early, then seated another group with no reservation. I felt he was rude, if he was worried about the server not being there yet he just should have said our sever is not here yet, are you ok with waiting?
Everything is perfect. We will come back again .
We chose Copperleaf after reading on line reviews and getting verification from our airport schuttle driver. He had just dropped off other guests. We enjoyed the evening prior to our overseas trip so much we stopped by again on our return! Excellent way to begi and end an adventure! Quiet, fantastic local flavors and top of the line service. Do not miss this one.
My daughters duck breast was over cooked. Told it would take too long to redo so they offered a desert instead. She was not given an option to have it remade. The service was very slow.
Special place just a bit pricey
Copper Leaf is always good, but getting too expensive. Portion size is ridiculous for the price. Copper Let makes the portion size in an upscale French restaurant look huge!
Ambiance is nice, service was far from attentive, Easter dinner was not crowded so most level was low. But nearly everything on the menu is quite preciously priced.
Easter brunch. Just ok. Very messy stations. Didn’t feel like a $70 buffet
My husband and I went here for the first time for Easter Brunch (April 2018). The buffet was bountiful, the food was delicious, the room was beautiful and our server, Charlie, was outstanding. Charlie is a true gem, an authentic person and a top-notch server. After we ordered two tomato juices, Charlie went out of his way to find us when he found out it was V8 juice. That might not seem like a big deal to some diners, but it was to us!
Our shout-outs on the buffet items: salmon, asparagus salad, pea salad, Caesar salad, eggplant parmesan, carrots, ice cream and the macaroons.
The main room where the fireplace is so warm, cozy and inviting.
We will be back!