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Le Pichet

1933 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1010 (Downtown)
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Ranked #91 of 3,446 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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272 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We sat outside at one of the half dozen tables. It was a mild evening and a pleasant change from the typical Seattle drizzle. The place was bustling on a Thursday night. Lots of people dining at the bar and hardly a place to be had. Several groups walked in and had to either go elsewhere or wait a while.... More

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104 reviews 104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We have wanted to try Le Pichet ever since we heard that Alton Brown from the Food Network loved it. We didn't have what Alton had, but all our dishes were excellent: the charcuterie with three different sausages was perfect, especially combined with their mustard and bread. We also had delicious duck salad, sardine salad, and eggs with ham and... More

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Austin, TX
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I'm not sure why this place is open for breakfast. They had VERY limited options (bread and jam anyone) and ran out of croissants so I ended up just having coffee. Perhaps it's a better choice for lunch or dinner but I wouldn't bother stopping in for breakfast.

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Troy, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a tiny tiny restaurant where people like to linger for the evening.... which is great, unless you are trying to get it! I made reservations for 8 tried to go at 7:30 thinking I could get a drink or maybe they had space but that was not the case no room to get to the bar. Thats fine... More

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Seattle, Washington
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15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It is a French bistro style place. Service was good but I was not impressed with a food. Really close to the French cousine but fat. Definitely not a place for a weight watchers.

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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you are looking for authentic French food in Seattle, Le Pichet is the place. The cafe is like stepping into a sidewalk cafe in Paris. The menu has varied, fresh choices. I had a grilled Pacific sardine on a salad of green beans and cherry tomatoes and my wife had the mixed cold cut plate of country-style pork pate... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very European cafe style restaurant. Waitress not the friendliest but everyone else was great. Tried the Three different kinds of Pate and the Duck breast salad. Everything was Wonderful. Especially the Chicken Liver Pate, had to take a double order home with me. No reservations for lunch.

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I have eaten here in the past (cheese plates, egg dishes, etc.) and visited the restaurant again in July, 2014. This time we came only for drinks and a snack in the afternoon. This little restaurant is a delightful find and really captures the atmosphere of a French bistro. The white wine recommended to us by the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

One of our favorite cafés for authentic French food. Everything freshly prepared from finest ingredients. Don't miss it!

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218 restaurant reviews
343 helpful votes 343 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place is the best cafe outside of Paris. I have been here twice for breakfast and both times awesome. You must get the cafe au lait, the cheese plate, and their famous brioche and baguette. With some butter and jam, I feel like I am in Paris again. Great little place however the washroom facilities were not very clean.

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