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Best things to do in Kirkland

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“Just one of many wineries in nearby Woodinville. There are great concerts here in the summer.”
105 locals recommend
“A small naval base that was turned into an expansive park with lots of play fields and walking paths along the water. ”
80 locals recommend
“A fun place to walk, swim or just hang out. Good eateries across the street. Can be very busy on weekends, so I like to go take sunset strolls along the boardwalk on week nights.”
33 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Nice little waterfront park. The public market is there during the summer as well as other events such as Uncorked Wine Festival.”
39 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Several hiking trails, from easy to difficult. Either way, enjoy a picnic by Lake Washington. Swim or just enjoy the beautiful view of Seattle.”
33 locals recommend
Warehouse Store
“This is the ORIGINAL Costco...ever wonder why their house brand is called "Kirkland"?”
23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Cactus is one of the most popular restaurants in the downtown area of Kirkland's waterfront. It's higher-end Mexican food with great margaritas! Recommended”
24 locals recommend
Postal Code
“Husky Stadium is an outdoor football stadium, with views to Lake Washington, located on the campus of the University of Washington. Just a ten minute walk from Montlake House. Go Huskys!”
16 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Irish Pub. Great live music and fun. Wednesday's - Trivia night. Thursday's - Rockarokee. Sunday's - Herding Cats ... on of the most fun local bands. You can look up their schedule on their website.”
23 locals recommend
“You can visit the big Google campus with all entertainment facilities in Kirkland. The building numbers are named after Boeing airplane model number. (such as 747, 777...)”
10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great view as the restaurant is right on the water. You will also experience the best in traditional NW seafood fare.”
18 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Many craft beers and indoor mini-golf. Dog friendly with lots of dogs to see. Fun place especially in rainy weather.”
19 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Safeway has everything you need to make a delicious meal or pick up some snacks.”
8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Cafe Juanita has been a labor of love, allowing Holly to express her passion for Northern Italian food and wine.”
14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“The best thing about the BeachHouse bar + grill is that there's something here for everyone; a mouthwatering menu, a full bar with flatscreen t.v's, waterfront patio dining, friendly service, a yummy kid-inspired menu for kids, and a fun, relaxing and comfortable atmosphere.”
15 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Hole in a wall but super duper yummy salads and fresh food. Amazing desserts too! Not to be missed. ”
18 locals recommend