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Belle Epicurean

#12 of 117 Bakeries in Seattle
#172 of 3,503 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1206 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-3006
+1 206-262-9404
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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214 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I received very good . . But not wow! . .you bet . . Go try it out . .great service . . Their brioche is different than I am used too . .it was good though . . I will come back and try a couple of other items . . I got their breakfast sausage and egg sandwich... More 

Thank Todd A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Very good, quick breakfast with friendly staff and excellent breakfast sandwiches on croissants. Tried both bacon and sausage breakfast sandwiches which were generous in size and had plenty of flavor. Wish we would have gone there everyday during our visit.

Thank Iiwitis
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

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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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 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
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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
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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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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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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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

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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, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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: +1 206-262-9404
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?