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5501 30th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105-5501
206-526-7655
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Ambience, Good food

Lovely neighborhood ambience in a classy, modified French small plates restaurant. They are trying many interesting things here - most menu items had a twist from the expected. I particularly liked the cold lime soda and the cheese plate. Many good veggie entries also. Even had MacNcheese for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Eric D
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Lovely neighborhood ambience in a classy, modified French small plates restaurant. They are trying many interesting things here - most menu items had a twist from the expected. I particularly liked the cold lime soda and the cheese plate. Many good veggie entries also. Even had MacNcheese for the kids.

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Duvall, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Made reservations in advance for a friend's birthday party; reservations definitely recommended in light of the small size and limited # of tables in the restaurant. We tried several dishes on the menu, including the fondue, cheese plate, lamb, chicken, beef fries, etc. All were good and prepared well. Recommend it as a fun and different place to try with... More 

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San Francisco, CA
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Really enjoyed this place in a NW Seattle neighborhood location. We arrived during their happy hour and were treated to a varied assortment of small plates and drinks to choose from. Their full menu is also available. Atmosphere was much like a corner bistro in France. Service was pleasant and helpful. Food is well-priced and of high quality. It's fun... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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187 reviews 187 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Pair is a charming neighborhood restaurants serving delicious, sharable small plates in a cozy and friendly environment. Wonderful fish dishes, sautéed brussels sprouts, cheese pies, salads, great wines by the glass and a chocolate torte with cherries. Service is helpful and prompt even though the place was busy.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Pair used to offer, when they opened, pairings of dishes and wine by the glass (thus the name -- which, to be honest, is what brought us through the door). That is the past (regretfully) but we were not disappointed since we ended up spending a wonderful evening. Today Pair still offers great wines by the glass or in bottles... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

What a perfect welcome to Seattle. Our first night in Seattle, our first meal. Great food, great atmosphere, great service, what more is there? Yes, it's French, but not too much French, just right a nice balance. Great wine selection. Parking an adventure that makes the find, that much better.

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Seattle, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a very comfortable neighborhood restaurant that serves small plates designed to be shared. For four of us, we ordered about eight plates and each one was very good. The frites are outstanding. The small fondue is a great appetizer. The lamb was seasoned really well with Indian spices. I really liked the butternut squash, and I don't usually... More 

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Pair is a French-style bistro, the kind of place you could make your second kitchen table. It's our go-to place to take out-of-town guests. It has a rustic elegance that is right for any occasion, and a small-plates menu that can satisfy picky palates and adventurous eaters at the same table. You can order as many items as you want,... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went there with my wife to celebrate a special occasion. It's a small-ish place, not as small as they claim to be on their website :) They dont accept reservations, so we entered the restaurant and were asked to wait. We went up to the bar, ordered a bottle of wine and waited for sometime. On getting a table, got... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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152 reviews 152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Loved this place! Very quaint and homey. Wonderful food to share. Had the Cambozola Fondue...delicious! Next time I'm getting two orders...it was that good. Grilled Pork Loin was next. Wonderful. Topped it off with Creme Brûlée. Excellent! I will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5501 30th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-526-7655
Open Hours
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
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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