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Belle Epicurean

#12 of 97 Dessert in Seattle
#260 of 3,610 Places to Eat in Seattle
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Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries
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1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 262-9404
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6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Our downtown cafe is located on the ground floor of the Fairmont Olympic...
Our downtown cafe is located on the ground floor of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel with access from the hotel arcade level as well as from 4th avenue.Visit our newly opened Madison Park location at 3109 East Madison St. across from the Arboretum.
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  • 51
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good croissants.

Great place, yummy food. Stopped by for espresso and ended up buying wine and champagne. They even had some really great frozen entrees you can buy and heat up at home.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place, yummy food. Stopped by for espresso and ended up buying wine and champagne. They even had some really great frozen entrees you can buy and heat up at home.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this coffee shop early in the morning before a tour. It was a great cup of coffee and the breakfast sandwich was fresh and full of flavor. Loved the feel of this little establishment.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They carries fresh delightful pastries, but their service tends to be slow. Not all staff are as friendly as I hoped.

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Hawi, Hawaii
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Even though I don't stay at the hotel this is in I happily have breakfast here every morning I'm in Seattle.The coffee is great,the pastries and ballast items wonderful and the staff is always warm and helpful.This morning I arrived at noon after a late night and even though the traditional breakfast items were gone,the barista noticed my disappointment and... More 

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Chicago
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The cappuccino served in white porcelain cups is to die for! The quiche is mouth watering delish! They have the same chairs and tables as Parisian cafes. So today I went to Paris by way of my Seattle vacation. We sat in a table by the window and people watched while sipping cappuccino. How Parisian. Just a few feet from... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We could eat here every morning, and usually do whenever we visit Seattle. The ham and cheese croissant is always good. Then, the rasberry or apricot compliments it! Savory and sweet! Perfect way to start the day. Love this place!

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Had a coffee and a pastry before heading out for the day. The small sticky bun was very good, small place and limited seating

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West Chester, Ohio
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Attached to Fairmont. Great place to grab a quick French pastry, coffee or Diet Coke. There are seats but to go is easy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We went to the one in Fairmont for breakfast and the pastries were delicious but a bit oily. The cappuccino was so good.

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Vancouver, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a gem of a patisserie tucked into the lower lobby of the Fairmont Olympic Seattle. The owner was trained at the Cordon Bleu pastry school in Paris and it shows. Expect line-ups for the first pastries of the day but it's worth it. The coffee doesn't quite equal the baking in quality, but that says more about the... More 

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Additional Information about Belle Epicurean

Address: 1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: (206) 262-9404
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 11
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 262-9404

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 11
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries

Description

Our downtown cafe is located on the ground floor of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel with access from the hotel arcade level as well as from 4th avenue.Visit our newly opened Madison Park location at 3109 East Madison St. across from the Arboretum.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm

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