Spectacular homes and a nourishing atmosphere for entrepreneurs and businesses.
Welcome to West Bellevue
A chic, polished town with an impressive tech presence
Bellevue translates to “beautiful view” in French, and West Bellevue more than lives up to its name. With lush evergreens and a stunning Lake Washington setting, West Bellevue presents the best of the Pacific Northwest’s wild beauty. This stylish city offers impeccably manicured estates with sprawling lawns and enviable lakefront views, as well as the ultimate in luxe amenities and designer shopping. Separated from Seattle by the picturesque Lake Washington, West Bellevue feels like its own private oasis of luxury – and at less than 15 minutes, the drive to Seattle is accessible and quick. Meanwhile, here at home, the skyline views from across the water are unparalleled.
Originally a quiet farming town, West Bellevue transformed first into a weekend getaway for wealthy Seattle residents in the early 1900’s, and later a bedroom community for Seattle executives. Today, this stylish, walkable city offers residents a convenience and a first-class lifestyle. Skyscraper Condo Towers line city streets. With Amazon and Microsoft among the top tech companies headquartered here, West Bellevue is a haven of economic vibrance and chic living. Consistently ranked as one of the top places to live and work in America, West Bellevue provides excellent schools, spectacular homes, and a nourishing atmosphere for entrepreneurs and businesses.
What to Love
Thriving tech scene
Stunning mountain views
People & Lifestyle
With a prosperous economy and excellent schools, West Bellevue is an ideal fit for families and young professionals. The breathtaking beauty and endless opportunity for outdoor recreation make this scenic spot attractive to those with a penchant for nature, as well as those who appreciate a beautiful backdrop for everyday life. The tech industry is booming in this exclusive city, and West Bellevue counts executives from places like Amazon among its residents.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Residents of West Bellevue’s swank, affluent community are pampered with upscale boutiques and world-class dining.The Bravern, a European-inspired shopping destination, is an oasis of exquisite brilliance, offering renowned designers likePrada, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Hermès.
Nestled against Bellevue Park,Carmine’shistoric Old Bellevue setting is refined and elegant. Complemented by an extensive wine list, the classic Italian cuisine here is elevated with creative flair, showcasing dishes like wagyu tartare with gremolata, Fresno pepper, quail egg, and pecorino. Bis On Main creates a fine dining, white-tablecloth experience with a pleasing New American menu of fresh seafood, steak, and their signature Crispy Garlic Chicken.
Settle in at Fogo de Chãofor an upscale Brazilian menu showcasing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian grilling technique of churrasco. Home to several five-star hotels, Bellevue boasts the exclusive Hyatt Regency, the eccentric W Hotel, and if you’re looking for a lively destination to work and play, make your way to The Westin. Indulge in a luxe spa experience or dine at Daniel's Broiler – set high above Bellevue, this incomparable steakhouse also features mountain views and the dazzling city skyline, a lounge experience, and live piano music. Contemporary, Asian-influenced Ascendoffers an unparalleled menu of steaks and sushi. West Bellevue residents praise this bistro for the outstanding service, jaw-dropping views, and showstopping extravagances like Miyazaki Prefecture Wagyu and the Golden Osetra caviar service.
Things to Do
Brimming with festivals and stunning sights, West Bellevue is home to pristine parks and a dynamic social lineup. Stroll the beautiful walking trails at Bellevue Downtown Park, jog around the surrounding moat, or take the kids to play at Inspiration Playground, which sports a water feature for summertime fun. Lose yourself in the wild beauty of Meydenbauer Bay Park– wander the trails, indulge in a leisurely picnic on the beach, or take in the incredible sights from the viewing terrace. Cultivate your artistic nature at the contemporary Bellevue Arts Museum or pick up fresh, organic vegetables at the quaintBellevue Farmers’ Market. Summer in West Bellevue brings Outdoor Movies in the Park and the stunning Blue Angels demonstration.
From boat docks and sailing lessons to glittering social events, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club is a favorite among boating enthusiasts, while the holiday season in West Bellevue is truly the most magical time of the year. Celebrate from Thanksgiving all the way through Christmas Eve with Snowflake Lane, a nightly parade complete with falling snow, dazzling lights, festive music, toy drummers, and dancers. In picturesque downtown,Bellevue Ice Rink offers a winter tradition of sipping hot chocolate and enjoying the thrill of outdoor ice skating.
West Bellevue is home to the prestigious Bellevue Christian School, a private preparatory school spanning preschool through 12th grade.