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Fresh Bistro

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

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 17
    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
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Recently had a very nice dinner at Fresh Bistro in West Seattle. We ordered off the diverse Bar menu. We started with a few drinks and we both had the Northwest Seafood Chowder to start off the evening. The chowder was made to order (not pre-made and simmering for hours). The chowder was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Roger C
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Recently had a very nice dinner at Fresh Bistro in West Seattle. We ordered off the diverse Bar menu. We started with a few drinks and we both had the Northwest Seafood Chowder to start off the evening. The chowder was made to order (not pre-made and simmering for hours). The chowder was excellent and creamy. The chowder had baby... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wow this happy hour blew me away. I tried the Saracha prawns, bistro salad and tempura off the evening happy hour menu. Too say I was shocked at the quality and value is an understatement! I'll definitely be back again.

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seattle, washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I made reservations based soely on loation. We had TIX to ARTSWEST Friday night and have peering at a few menus choose Fresh Bistro. It was a huge sucess. Service was excellent- not obtursive but perfectly timed. We split a fresh green salad with featured pickled apple, excellent seeds, small chucnks of bacon and soft feta over special baby greens... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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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?