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4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507
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Ranked #775 of 3,511 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $20 - $32
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Pasta
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: SW Alaska St.
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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
32 reviews 32 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
2 reviews
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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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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8 reviews 8 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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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Chico, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was one of the best food we had in our 4 days in Seattle. We went in during Sunday brunch. We did have to wait a few minutes as the restaurant was full. Everything was a little slow probably for the same reason so just don't be in a big hurry. Relax and enjoy. The menu was varied.The food... More 

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North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Fresh Bistro had been recommended to us but we found it noisy with mediocre service. The Northwest Chowder was outstanding. The crab and sweet potato cakes were good but the sweet potato overpowered the crab. We were there on a Monday which is "steak night" and my husband's steak was good. My salmon was good but not exceptional. There are... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We tried Fresh Bistro because it had good reviews and freshly sourced food. One word describes our experience - disappointing. The ambiance, if you can call it that, is cold and uninviting. The food sounded interesting and creative, but lacked anything to write home about, especially for the prices charged. I will not return here. With the many great restaurants... More 

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Additional Information about Fresh Bistro

Address: 4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507
Phone Number: 206-935-3733
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 32
Cuisine: American, Pasta

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