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Fresh Bistro

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4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507 (SW Alaska St.)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have passed Fresh Bistro so many times and finally decided to give it a try for brunch. The food was amazing and creative. I had Eggs Benedict with crab atop sweet potatoes. The bahn mi crepe was delicious too. Service was great and the servers really know their menu.

Thank FlyGuy737
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Waited for more than an hour and still no food. Waitress purposely tried to ignore us. Perhaps because we had our 3 year old grandson with us. Luckily he was served within 5 minutes after ordering ( 30 minutes after being seated) We waited for half another hour without any service. Kitchen staff had nothing going on ( advantage of... More 

Thank matthy2016
University Place, Washington
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We ate a delicious meal last. We shared an appetizer, crap sweet potato cakes-huge portion and delicious. We also shared an enormous lamb burger that the chef cooked perfectly with subtle flavorings. Our friends, who joined us, recommended this place and we understand why. I highly recommend it.

Thank jackiebr63
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This place feels like a cafeteria. Not particularly cosy or friendly. Our waitress made us feel like she was ina hurry and we bothered her with our questions. Food was well prepared ,but pricy for what it was.When i decided to give it a second chance and stopped by to have a bite at the bar, the experience was even... More 

Thank Lucy V
Bellevue, Washington
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This is a very good restaurant, worthy of the many positive reviews that others have submitted. First, the food is excellent: high quality ingredients, imaginative preparations, nice presentation. The value is excellent; without wine, my wife and I had a three course dinner for $123 (including tip and tax). Convenient parking in a multi-story parking garage across the street for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The best: The staff was friendly. The chocolate dessert was beautiful and tasted just as good. The Meh: the food. The crostini was soggy, the salad dressing bland, and meat under seasoned. I had eaten here before and it was much better.

Thank Jrtm2014
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

First visit here made us want to move to W. Seattle! Amazing Happy Hour selections: Mushroom Samosas in Phyllo pastry, Pork Belly Banh Mi Sliders, and Lemongrass Chicken Endive Spoons were all artisanal. Sweet Potato Crab cakes (not HH) are sweet-hot sublime. Atmosphere is bistro friendly & lively, drinks are reasonably priced and amply poured. Service was a good team... More 

Thank Ce M
Edwards, Colorado, United States
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

The food at Fresh Bistro is delicious! I would highly recommend a visit. I had the lamb burger and it was great. The service was just ok. Our waitress was not very attentive and seemed like she wasn't interested in helping us even though the place was not crowded at all. I'm sure this isn't the norm. It was still... More 

Thank Larisa G
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Fresh Bistro has a killer happy hour, especially on Monday nights for steak night and half-price bottles of wine. The food is fantastic and there are lots of gluten-free options. Service is great too.

Thank 783katherined
Seattle, Washington
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390 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We just love the food everytime we come here. Very inventive and tasty. Yum. The service is friendly yet they seem to miss things. Last night we were brought biscuits & butter. Thank you. The waitress seemed oblivious to the fact that we ran out of butter. Even when we said we weren't done with the biscuits she wanted to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4725 42nd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4507
    (SW Alaska St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-935-3733

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