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Sea Garden (Bellevue WA) closed?

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Onibaba Dec 27, 2007 06:37 PM

I called last night for takeout and found their phone had been disconnected. Too bad; I liked their minced shrimp w/tofu. The treasure duck wasn't half bad either. Are they really gone?

By the way, I hear they have another restaurant in the Seattle ID. Is it any good?

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    PAO Dec 27, 2007 08:01 PM

    Yes, the roast chicken, shrimp with honeyed walnuts and mayonnaise, fried oysters, and spinach with garlic that we had recently was quite good.

    1. fuzzyboy Dec 28, 2007 09:15 AM

      Really? I was just out in the area yesterday!

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        oliveoyl Dec 28, 2007 04:38 PM

        I've been eating at the Seattle Sea Garden for years (yikes, over 10) ..though I can only recommend Crab w/ black bean sauce, singapore noodles, salt & pepper prawns & pea vines ..those are the only things I ever order! I know it's pathetic ...but oh well

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          HungWeiLo Dec 29, 2007 11:56 PM

          They're finally closed? They charge high-end restaurant prices for average Chinese food. I remember paying (well, not me - but somebody did) close to $500 almost 2 years ago for a below-average 10-course seafood banquet menu (which costs $200 one freeway exit away at King's and it's executed much better). Terrible censored dimsum. Good riddance.

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            GreenYoshi Jan 1, 2008 11:11 PM

            Where is King's?
            Is it another Chinese place?

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              HungWeiLo Jan 2, 2008 10:00 AM

              King's is not that good of a place. More a economy dinner on a weeknight kind of thing. They have a menu with 2 dishes + rice + soup + dessert for $20. But they do have higher end fare (traditional Chinese banquet menus) that is done pretty well if you so desire.

              13200 Ne 20th St, Bellevue, WA

              They're currently undergoing remodeling right now, but they should still be open for business.

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