With plenty of staff training, mock service, and a soft opening under its belt, Meet the Moon—the recently-named Heavy Restaurant Group project in the former Pert's Deli space at 120 Lakeside Avenue in Leschi—is ready to take your order.
You may want to familiarize yourself with the seven menus below first, though, including breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, drinks and even a classic kids menu filled with word puzzles and a maze. (But please, no spoiling the answer to the joke, "When do you know the moon isn't hungry?")
From the owners of Barrio, Purple, Lot No. 3, and The Commons, this neighborhood cafe named for a line from Robert Frost's poem "Going for Water" seats around 50 at indoor tables and bar plus roughly 20 on the patio.
Expect "seasonally inspired comfort food" with blueberry muffins and Olympia Coffee Roasting Company's java alongside spicy fried chicken sandwiches, crispy French toast, clam chowder, and chopped salad. There are rib-sticking favorites like biscuits and gravy, vegetarian twists like curried lentil hash, and even surprises like Tacos de Omar, a rotating choice from chef Omar Salazar-Cruz, all ready for you and a good book as of today.
120 Lakeside Avenue, (206) 707-9730, website. Open for breakfast Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., lunch Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., dinner daily 4 p.m. to close, and brunch Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations accepted.