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“Great Brunch!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar - CLOSED

Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar
92 Madison St, Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
(206) 624-3646
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Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, French, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: First Ave.
Transit: Metro Bus #16, Post/Madison stop
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Brunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We went to this restaurant based on the name alone. It was adorably decorated with many books. I had bacon and eggs with breakfast potatoes. The potatoes were amazing! My boyfriend had the french toast and he said it was the second best french toast he's ever had. (The first being at Tasty n Sons, and that's pretty hard to beat!) The only downside to our experience was that the booth we sat in was very narrow.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank Bodendo
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Erica J, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hello Bodendo,

Thank you for the kind words! I appreciate you taking the time to write of your great experience. I realize you have many places you could visit for brunch and I'm so happy you chose the Library Bistro. Our Chef Lobkovich thanks you for your comments regarding his french toast as well! We are both glad your visit was a memorable one. Hope to see you soon, Erica
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English first
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Quiet location food disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

It's been a while since I visited the LIbrary BIstro. Location is good, and atmosphere is quiet- so good for a business lunch. The food was disappointing.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Mary Ellen S
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Erica J, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hi Mary Ellen S. I I'm happy we could provide you a good location for your business meeting but I'm sorry we could meet the standards we normally strive to meet on the food end. I would be happy to give your feedback to our new Chef if you would be so kind as to e-mail me personally. We would love the opportunity to fine tune the dishes you ordered and see what improvements can be made. Thank you, Erica Erica.Jacobs@LibraryBistro.com
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Deer Park, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Seattle Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Stayed at the hotel, it is a great place to meet up and chill with a couple of friends and have a few drinks, quiet so you can actually here the conversation but fun

Visited March 2013
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Thank KimmyCW
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Erica J, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Hi KimmyCW! Thank you for much for the quick note. We re glad we set a relaxing atmosphere fo your and your guests. Hope to see you soon! Erica
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Seattle
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204 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

It's been a long time since I've had such a great breakfast. Tasty, good service, decent value.

I will be back.

Visited April 2013
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Thank BBSeattle
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Erica J, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Hello BBSeattle, We're so glad we could offer you a great breakfast that you felt was a great value. We know that is what drives folks in Seattle as it should! Thank you for sharing, Erica and the LB Team.
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Hammond, LA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food and great staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The atmosphere at the Bookstore Bar was perfect for sitting and having a beer with friends, or having a night cap after a great day. The food was very good. The liquor selection was perfect.

Visited March 2013
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Thank TLinds82
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Erica J, General Manager at Library Bistro & Bookstore Bar, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear TLinds82, I think my staff and I get more comments about the atmosphere of our little Bookstore Bar than any other! We are so glad you felt at home and comfortable while visiting us. Thank you for choosing to do so! Erica
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