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Pete’s Egg Nest

September 19th, 2008 · Comments

Pete’s Egg Nest (American)
7717 Greenwood Ave N (map)
(206) 784-5348

CitySearch: “Extremely popular egg dishes and French toast…”

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (101 votes, average: 4.02 out of 5)

dining · Food & Drink


  1. Trapper Graves-Lalor says:

    This restaurant is a great place to have breakfast. The food is excellent, the service is always good and they make you feel like family every time you go in.

  2. CD says:

    FYI, the “fresh squeezed” juice comes out of a gallon jug like you buy at the grocery store for cheap.

  3. susan says:

    I don’t live in town anymore, but when I did, this was one of my favorite breakfast joints. The best part (aside from Vera who welcomed me with a warm greeting each time), is you can order your bacon just how you like it — crispy or medium.

  4. Squirrel Girl says:

    Not terrible, not great. Very kid friendly, so that’s a plus if you have kids. Pretty greasy food, even for a breakfast joint.

  5. Frankie says:

    I agree that Pete’s is a friendly neighborhood spot and the food is fine …tasty hash browns! We visit every six weeks or so. But I do wish they’d improve their coffee – it’s watery and bitter.

  6. SPOSeattle says:

    Sometimes you know what your looking for and at Pete’s you know what your going to get. Big, gut busting, greasy, and good served with a smile.

  7. 2ndhandgiantdwarf says:

    Pete’s Egg Nest is one of my favorite breakfast spots in Seattle! Home style greasy spoon breakfast fare served by “mom” who remembers my last order was a half a denver omlette and a side of sourdough with a coffee – six months later!!! Yes “mom” I will finish my toast! Love this place, even though it is a lot more crowded now than when I used to visit more regularly…

  8. Number Six says:

    decent food, nice people.

  9. Jason says:

    I love Pete’s. great place great people and great food.

  10. JR says:

    There are so many other breakfast house in Greenwood, to enjoy a good breakfast. They are usually so slammed that the foodis uninspired. The hashbrown… sometimes they’re crispy some times they’re not. The coffee is a bitter swill.

  11. jimbo says:

    Ack! My experience during my first–and last!–visit: The pancakes were dry, rubbery, and tasteless; the sausages were some kind of frozen, practically inedible substance; the coffee was bitter swill from the bottom of the pot. Sorry, too many other good breakfast places in town to even imagine visiting this disaster again.

  12. Kelly says:

    I love this place and the people who run it. Although they do give you a TON of food. We went about 8am on a Sunday and the place was crawling with kids – we felt right at home with our toddler. It’s become one of our favorite places!

  13. SunsetSu says:

    Wonderful, friendly place with good breakfast and lunch – some of the best hash browns around. Voula remembers everybody’s name and what they like to eat.

  14. Invisible girl says:

    My partner and I ate Saturday or Sunday breakfast at least twice a month. It seems like everyone else was greeted like family or good friends. The woman/owner never “recognized” us or greeted us in a friendly manner. Good food but we were made to feel like outsiders.
    Found a new place!

  15. Mark says:

    I have lived in the neighborhood for 12 years now, about a block away. I think place would be great for a great meal on the weekends or otherwise if it wasn’t for one factor that annoy’s me. The son of the owners. I’ll admit this has become personal since the guy grosses me out and pisses me off. We stopped eating in the at Pete’s after I noticed during a couple of trips that the son would wipe his nose with his hand and then pick up a plate of food or the coffee pot for refills. This made my stomach turn to the point where I told my wife that we couldn’t eat their any longer.

    Story goes on, last week I am standing in front of Pete’s waiting for the bus and the son comes out to have a smoke. He unwraps his cigarettes, throws the wrapper on the ground and then lights up. Three or four minutes later he has to go back inside, throws his cigarette butt on the ground and leaves.

    I realize this isn’t exactly a review but more of a complaint/commentary. I figured I would tell about my experience before someone goes their and gets sick.

  16. Rod says:

    Great people and service. These people like people. They enjoy their business, and it shows. Very cool. Food good too.