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Classic burger joint Old 76 now open on Mercer Island

As the Blue Angels roared overhead, the first people arrived at Old 76, the newest addition to Mercer Island’s restaurant scene. Customers awaited the opening at 11 am on Thursday, […]

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Coming soon! Old 76 to bring old-school burgers to Mercer Island

In June, the former gas station that most recently held Freshy’s Seafood Shack will complete its transformation into Old 76, a classic burger joint, by the folks behind Homegrown. Brad […]

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Enjoy a “Taste of Mercer Island” through new local food tours

Orna Samuelly loves to travel, and every place she visits, she takes a food tour. On each tour, she learns some history, gets a little insight into the city, and […]

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Best Breakfast & Brunch Spots on Mercer Island

***Update on 3/4/2020: Bennett’s Bistro and Island Broiler are now closed on Mercer Island.  Convivial Cafe is now L’Experience Paris – also a great choice for breakfast or brunch.*** Mimosas, […]

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Best Happy Hour Spots on Mercer Island

With discount drinks and affordable snacks, happy hours are all about making the afternoon a little bit easier. And what’s easier than getting to stay on-Island as you transition from […]

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Coffee, Croissants, Community & more at new Convivial Café

Convivial, the long-awaited bakery cafe, officially opened in Mercer Island’s Town Center on August 10th. It arrives with freshly baked breads, pastries, coffee, and big plans. Owner Joel Wachs, profiled […]

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