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Le Pichet

1933 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1010 (Downtown)
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Ranked #75 of 3,441 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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83% Recommend
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English first
Troy, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
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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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
344 reviews 344 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
339 helpful votes 339 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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Brussels, Belgium
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stopped by for a small lunch and had some delicious French bread with a variety of 'charcuterie' (meat slices). Having visited Paris regularly, I can say this place comes very close to the real thing. A great place to go for Europeans who are fed up with American bread.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Apparently reservation is necessary even during the week days, which I guess is an evidence of high popularity of this place. The manager was kind enough to sit us without reservation after only a short wait. The menu is pleasantly different from many french-american restaurants. The cured meats most of which are made in house are delicious. The sausage that... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a finding! 5,000 miles from Paris you will find at "Le Pichet" French delicatessen as good as in Paris and at a very moderate price.

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