99 Park

Conveniently located on a corner lot, across the street from the downtown Bellevue park, 99 Park is a new, exciting, and innovative addition to the restaurant scene,  It offers a cozy, yet fashionable, dining experience. We chose 99 Park for happy hour because of their location as well as the local, seasonal and innovative menu items.  Besides, the food looked great!

99 Park offers happy hour every Tuesday through Saturday,  4 to 6 p.m., and Sunday/Monday, 4 p.m. to close, served in the bar. We 15622044_197572137371020_3291703023766202387_nwere apprehensive about coming here at first because the prices are a bit on the expensive side and they don’t have a designated Happy Hour menu.

Happy hours are intended to draw in customers and offer menu items at discounted prices.  The menu at 99 Park limits you to the small plates, which range in price from $13 to $16, which is a bit pricey compared to other places.

Screen Shot 2017-02-19 at 10.20.35 AM.pngEven though it was on the expensive side, we ended up having a wonderful time at 99 Park. Their speciality cocktail menu is fun and offers a lot to choose from, with an average price from $12 to $22.  There was also a variety of NW wines and beers.

99 Park is trendy with a rustic sort of feel. It is really a one-of-a-kind spot in downtown Bellevue. Unfortunately, when we got our bill, the 25% happy hour discount was not included. Even though we ordered during happy hour time (between 4 and 6 p.m.), we left after it had ended (around 7 p.m.). Therefore, we were not given the discount. We are not sure if this was an oversight or a general rule.

All things considered, 99 Park was better than expected. Our food was great, the atmosphere was lovely, and the servers were very helpful and friendly!

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TERI’S THOUGHTS:
 Parking

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Street parking and some designated spots. I was lucky to get a spot right out front.

Atmosphere

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Pretty. Love the shiplap siding. Cozy. I love the old fashion light fixtures.

Food

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I ordered the beets–superb! So fresh. They reminded me of my grandma’s farm.

Drinks

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Fun, exciting cocktails. Good wine and beer choices.

Pricing

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Too expensive for happy hour, and they forgot to include happy hour prices on the bill.

Service

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Very good service. The waiters knew their menu and were able to describe the food  in great detail.

Overall Experience

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I thought I would need an interpreter for some of the HH menu items! However, I absolutely loved it here! Because of the pricing, I would recommend reserving this place for a special occasion.

CAMI’S CORNER:
Parking

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The park being under construction doesn’t leave a lot of parking options.
Atmosphere
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I really like the atmosphere. Elegant and contemporary with a comfortable feel.

Food

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The food was very good and creative. There were a lot of gluten free options–always a plus in my book!

Drinks

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Old classics made to perfection. I chose a Bitter Wife and French 75–loved both!

Pricing

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A bit higher and no specific Happy Hour menu. The do offer 25% on small plates as well as on the cocktail and wine menu.

Service

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We had two waiters that paid the most attention to us and were quite charming. The other servers checked on us and cleared our plates.

Overall Experience

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I would have given 99 Park a much higher rating, however, we were not given the happy hour pricing we had anticipated. I would go here to enjoy time with friends but would not recommend for happy hour.

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