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Fresh Bistro

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American, Pasta
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4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507 (SW Alaska St.)
206-935-3733
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Today
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dessert, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Clever, tasty, and fun

We thoroughly enjoyed the "long table" reduced price options. Can't beat the good and drink prices and the food tasted great. We loved the generous moules-frites and each of the other small plate items were tasty and inventive. If I lived here, I would be a weekly customer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Ed D
via mobile
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Seattle, Washington, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I had purchased a promotional voucher too this restaurant, only to find it I could not be used with their complete menu. First Greeting at the door was not a greeting at all. A hostess who definitely is in the wrong business. After being seated we were told " don't get too comfortable in our steak night menu, as you... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the "long table" reduced price options. Can't beat the good and drink prices and the food tasted great. We loved the generous moules-frites and each of the other small plate items were tasty and inventive. If I lived here, I would be a weekly customer.

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seattle, wa
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We have only been here once before for a knock-your-socks-off brunch...we were eager to try it for dinner. The veggie tempura and prawn appetizers were both beautifully presented and yummy. The Hanger steak entree was great in parts and overdone in parts. The potato ratatouille was delicious but the tomato sauce on it was too sweet. My husband had a... More 

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Seattle
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Easy, relaxed dining with an excellent and affordable wine list and they have a half price bottle night. The food is fresh and simply prepared, but with complex and creative flavors. A neighborhood fav.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The hostess seemed uninterested in serving us, which diminished my enjoyment of the meal. It's too bad that so many restaurants persist in using GMO canola oil for everything fried, but we've come to expect it. The ling-cod was good and the salmon, too. The beet salad was nice, as well. With so many good restaurants with stellar service to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As locals we eat here regularly. It is easy, friendly and the food is great. They have a wonderful happy hour that goes all evening. Hip modern atmosphere.

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Sammamish
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went there for the first time because we had Travelzoo coupon. 3 course meal. We had mussels and ahi tuna as first course, fabulous, 5 stars for both. For main courses, we had king salmon and flank steak. The salmon was dry and tasteless. The flank steak was chewy. Deserts, we had panna cotta and cream brulee. Well, panna cotta... More 

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Duncannon, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food here is excellent, and the best part is it's farm-to-table (make a difference with your dollar). Plus, it is not super pricey. We highly recommend!

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seattle
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We're loving this Bistro in West Seattle. Ingredients are always the freshest and menu constantly changing to provide the best seasonal fare for us locafores. We have used the Happy Hour menu as well as the regular menu with equal success. Weekend brunches are also innovative and delicious.

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Federal Way, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I brought my daughter and friend to check out Fresh Bistro because I went to school with the owner BJ Duft! And we were very pleased with everything from the environment to the yummy food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507
    (SW Alaska St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-935-3733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 32
  • Cuisine: American, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?