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Lunchbox Laboratory

1253 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109-5467
+1 206-621-1090
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (19 reviews)
“burgers” (71 reviews)
“duck” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1253 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109-5467
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I had lunch and we would definitely return! My hamburger was excellent--there were many options available in the preparation of it--buns, cheeses, toppings, sauce and a side was also included in the price. I also had homecooked potato chips which were perhaps...More

Thank Melaney R
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My husband craved beef and we'd heard good things about the Lunchbox Laboratory so decided to check it out. After drooling over the menu for 15 minutes, he finally settled on a Dork (duck and pork) burger -- forget the beef. I had a ceasar...More

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We had a Groupon for this restaurant so we took our kids for lunch on Sunday. The vegetarian burger options are pretty limited but that is typical. We had a choice between a vegan black bean burger and a Vegan Bahn. As for the toppings,...More

Thank Tofurry
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on Lunchbox Laboratory on our way to REI and really lucked out. It was a hot day and we enjoyed eating outside under the shade of the trees. Shared a Cluck Norris (chicken breast burger). It tasted great and more than enough for...More

Thank reconstitutedgrandpa
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Definitely not for tourists, a true spot for locals. Lots of interesting touches all designed to look like a lab plus alot of nostalgia/vintage items. We had burgers which were well prepared. Would recommend.

Thank Newplaces777
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had a short day trip in Seattle so we decided to try a place we had seen on a TV show called lunchbox Laboratory. We tried several different types of burgers all which we greatly enjoyed. My daughter had the poutine fries which were...More

Thank jdm0325
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This is a crazy place with amazingly burgers, fries and shakes. The signature, “The Dork” is a mix of duck and pork and works extremely well. Paired with good atmosphere, great drinks such as “Too School for Cool” a Cool-Aid drink served in a laboratory...More

Thank CatoHJ
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I asked at the REI store where to get a quick lunch nearby and was told about this place. If you are in the mood for a good, regular, not-too-fancy burger and fries, this is a great place. Their service is efficient, the staff is...More

Thank Karine B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The setting for the restaurant was perfect, we enjoyed the patio. Menu had great options and was decently priced. I had the Dork burger, duck and Pork, it was hands down the best meal I had for lunch in Seattle. Looking forward to returning and...More

Thank palama8505
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent choice. The kids enjoyed their meal. It was a fun place to relax and enjoy a casual meal. Yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy. It really a place for family with kids.

Thank Rosa B D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1253 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109-5467
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-621-1090
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