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“Love the theme” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar

Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar
92 Madison St, Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
(206) 624-3646
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Ranked #182 of 3,427 restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: First Ave.
Transit: Metro Bus #16, Post/Madison stop
Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Love the theme”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We didn't eat here but had a drink. Our wait person was wonderful. I had an excellent martini. The ambiance is great. I love the idea of the 'book store.'

Visited August 2013
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Christopher G, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, September 7, 2013
Thank you so much for stopping by our Bookstore Bar! I'm glad you loved the theme. I hope you'll come back to try the food - we just started our new Fall Menu and extended our Happy Hour(s).
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English first
Buhl, Idaho
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Have to visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Whenever we are in Seattle we have to visit the Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar. It has a fun, cozy atmosphere and is a nice place to have a quiet drink and visit with friends (hate the loud, thumping music so often found in bars). Sometimes the service is slow, but it's so nice being there...you can order at the bar if you can't wait for the service.

Visited December 2012
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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This bar was next door to the Alexis, where we stayed, and we loved the bartender! She was friendly, made delicious cocktails and loaded us down with recommendations in Seattle as well as for the rest of our trip in Portland and Bend. Very cool atmosphere, with outdoor seating options, too. Highly recommend if you're nearby!

Visited July 2013
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Christopher G, Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
Thank you for stopping into the Bookstore and telling everyone about your Great experience! You'll be happy to hear that we will be expanding our Happy Hour offerings and hours starting this Thursday! Hope you can check us out again next time you're in town.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
“Convenient and tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had breakfast included with our room and we enjoyed the lox and bagels and eggs benedict in particular. The service was a bit slow though. We had dinner one night at the Bar and it was ok, my steak was a bit tough. It was also a bit slow.

Visited August 2013
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Copiague, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Top notch service, good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We were staying in the Alexis and decided to go downstairs for breakfast. Very pretty place, great service. That said, the prices are way overboard. Our simple breakfast cost us over $30! I would love to give this a better review only because the folks that work here are terrific, but although our food was good, it was not worth $30!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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