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Belle Epicurean

#165 of 3,465 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3006
(206) 262-9404
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Belle Epicurean for a quick breakfast in the city. Their coffee drinks are top notch...best cappuccino I've had! The quiche is delicious, but the croissants are pretty average.

Thank Michelle K
Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good little stop for coffee and a pastry! We were looking for a Good sticky bun, and they had a few choices. They are definately worth a try! I'd have to try a few more places a try before declaring a winner! The Customer service was very Good!

1 Thank citizen0103
Waynesboro. VA
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

French cafe is perfection. Marble top tables, friendly staff and heavenly food. At the base of the Fairmont Hotel.

1 Thank VirginiaBrooksFam
Olympia, Washington
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265 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

I stopped here for breakfast because the Starbucks across the street was too crowded. This was crowded too, but not nearly as much as the Starbucks. I ordered a ham and cheese croissant. It wasn't really a croissant, since it was square, and croissants, by definition are crescent-shaped. But it was good. It would have been better if it had... More 

Thank Brimsmith
Beaverton, Oregon
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Love, love this place! Highly recommend any of their coffee drinks. I Love their cappuccino and have one every morning when I stay at the Fairmont (Sometimes two ;-).... Okay 3!!)

1 Thank TourismQA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Can't beat the daily quiche! This is the highlight of my trips to Seattle. Quaint pastry shop with terrific lattes and daily specials.

1 Thank Blake B
new york
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

This cafe is as good as all the reviews say, and then some. We enjoyed the best lattes of our trip to Seattle here, and had an amazing breakfast. The egg/veggie breakfast sandwich served on a brioche bun was to die for. The pastries were all fantastic (still dreaming about the almond croissant), and the yogurt parfait was also top... More 

1 Thank tim212
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

They make an exceptional quality coffee. Granola with yoghurt parfait with berries is delicious, prices are reasonable (definitely much cheaper than hotel breakfasts). they also do yummy chocolate croissants. I really enjoy the friendly service they provide and go out of their way to make things happen. I highly recommend you check out this small cosy cafe.

1 Thank Ron P
Seattle, Washington
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Have been been here many times, and just returned recently with a male companion. Deffinitely worth the little extra effort to go. It is mostly a French Bakery, but also serve Cappuccinos (delicious) and other beverages of all kinds, as well as tasty sandwiches and Quiches. They also have a wine and other imported, and hand made foods, section adjacent... More 

2 Thank FrenchQueen44
Bend, Oregon
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We were looking for something quick on our way to the Aquarium and stopped in for pastry and coffee. There were both sweet and savory pastries, as well as fruit and yogurt with granola. Everything was delicious.

1 Thank Walksalotbend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $11
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3006
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: (206) 262-9404
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?