Named after all the Maple Trees in the area (or perhaps after the Maple Saw Mill that once existed here), Maple Leaf is a primarily residential community with a tightknit community vibe. Most of its houses are bungalows or Tudor style homes.
Roosevelt Way and Lake City Way, the neighborhood's two main streets, have a number of cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, and the requisite food trucks.
To get a dose of exercise you can visit the 16 acre (6.5 hectare) Maple Leaf Reservoir Park, which has trails, gardens, athletic fields, and a children's' play area.
Interesting fact: Maple Leaf is one of two neighborhoods in Seattle that is home to a flock of parrots descended from escaped pets.
Downtown Seattle: 7.2 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 11.5 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 45-60 minutes by transit
Redmond: 17.9 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 55-60 minutes by transit
Kona Kitchen is a casual family dining experience where you’ll find a tempting array of Hawaiian and Japanese dishes prepared with the care of a home-cooked meal.Owned and operated by film actor Yuji Okumoto, Kona Kitchen is a quiet, relaxing spot to catch your breath amid the bustling lifestyle Seattle natives are used to.
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