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Carousel French Cuisine

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25 N Front St Ste 6, Yakima, WA 98901
+1 509-248-6720
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 15 min in lobby while waitresses spin around us like clockwork. They knew what they were doing but no one cared what we were doing! Finally a hostess came in and asked if we had reservations. Too bad it took us 15 min to find their reclusive front door and another 15 min to find out we needed... More 

1 Thank eastwood7
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

You here french cuisine and sometime means expensive good food, not this time. They have good food, good drinks and good prices. We were on our way to Prosser and made a quick stop in Yakima to eat and someone recommended this place, we were there for happy hour and the stop was worth it.

Thank ARA R
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We arrived for Sunday brunch and were immediately seated in the main dinning area where they project old films onto the wall. The bistro interior has a warm European charm and staff was attentive. I choose the Lamb sliders, which were meaty with cheese and bacon on a light butter bun and a side salad. As the french would say,... More 

Thank StyleDrama
Yakima, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This used to be a great restuarant especially for Yakima. Sad to say not so anymore. Had what is my 'usual' garlic mushrooms, French onion soup,and the duck. The mushrooms were watery and bland. The onion soup was greasy. You used to be able to cut the duck barely touching it with your fork. I had to saw through it... More 

Thank cbyjeep94
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited Yakima after just coming back from an extended food and wine trip in France. We were in Paul Bocuse in Lyon, Auberge d'Lill in Alsace, Chateau Levernois in Burgundy, Cafe Benoit by Alain Ducass in Paris and many more. The service here is just as good, the bartender was knowledgeable about the wine and was most accommodating. We... More 

Thank lowlowzhang
Selah, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently discovered this place and have been in many times now. We have dined all over the valley and carousel is by far the best in town. We went there last night and they were packed! We sat in their main dining room and though it was a little loud because of all the people it... More 

Thank Tom K
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I can't believe all the five star reviews. And must sadly agree with the other one star reviews. We decided to try this restaurant, thinking it would be a nice romantic spot for a gourmet dinner. And instead it was just awful. Got seated next to a busy aisle leading to kitchen and bathrooms and sandwiched between two large noisy... More 

Thank Dahejosare
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

A first visit for us. We were delighted! The morning sun made it easy to choose a table outside. The wait staff were prompt and attentive through out our stay. The strawberry crepes, the Eggs Benedict and the Brisket Scramble were perfectly prepared.

Thank yakimawinelovers
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

I am astonished to find a French restaurant in Yakima. Oh... The escargot, buttery, garlicky, heavenly, I was transported to heavenly excesses of gastronomic delight.... In Yakima.... Never, ever, expected to have escargot, frogs legs, shrimp with artichoke hearts with a cream fresche dill sauce and finished with a very nice French onion soup. The wine list was reasonable with... More 

1 Thank xterrared
Yakima, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We ate here once. That was all we needed. Never again. Service was terrible. Food was overpriced and unfortunately lacked freshness. With all the other choices to eat in Yakima I would definitely chose another dining option.

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kestyclick, Owner at Carousel French Cuisine, responded to this review

Hello- I was shocked to hear of your experience. We really strive to deliver outstanding food and exceptional service. If there is any chance we can have you back again, I would like the opportunity to have you give us another try. I wish I would have known prior to you writing this review, so I would have been able... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
American, French, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 N Front St Ste 6, Yakima, WA 98901
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
  • Phone Number: +1 509-248-6720
Carousel Restaurant adds elegance and ambiance to Yakima. Providing traditional French Cuisine and Bistro options, pairings and fine dining. We offer catering and special events as well. Reservations preferred for dining room and event availability.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?