Explore the Ooh-la-la Factor at Seattle's Finest French Restaurants

Corinne Whiting

By , Local Expert, Seattle
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Do you love French food? Bien sur! That's a no-brainer; we do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy French cuisine in Seattle. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Seattle restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Café Campagne, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Le Gourmand. We also point out good neighborhoods for French restaurants in the Seattle - Downtown area, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix! French food in Seattle means fresh...  Read more »

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    Bastille Cafe and Bar

    Bastille Cafe and Bar has the distinct feel of a Parisian cafe, and the food is equally delightful. Go here for weekend brunch!

    Local Expert Tip: "This is a perfect weekend brunch spot, thanks to its proximity to the wonderful Ballard farmers market."

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    Brasserie Margaux

    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $25
    • Neighborhood: Belltown

    Brasserie Margaux boasts "famous French artistry mingled with casual elegance." Try traditional and delicious French dishes.

    Local Expert Tip: "In the lounge, enjoy happy hour from 4-7 pm with its selection of specially prepared tapas and creative cocktails. "

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    Place Pigalle

    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $30
    • Neighborhood: Downtown

    Place Pigalle combines lovely French dishes with spectacular views of the Puget Sound. Check out the patio in warmer months!

    Local Expert Tip: "Rain or shine, head to this bistro for delightful views of the Puget Sound."

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    611 Supreme Creperie & Cafe

    611 Supreme Creperie & Cafe brings affordable French food to the Pike-Pine Corridor. This is a great spot for weekend brunch!

    Local Expert Tip: "Come to this bustling brunch spot on Saturday and Sunday mornings for the French press coffee, wine and cocktails and a large selection of breakfast crêpes."

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    Café Campagne

    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $15
    • Neighborhood: Downtown

    Campagne Restaurant features French Provençal cuisine at Pike Place. Diners relish delightful menus of food and wine.

    Local Expert Tip: "Calling all baguette lovers! Come here for fresh bread, baked daily. "

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    La Bete

    La Bete features French food with a funky, global twist. The ambience is hard to beat!

    Local Expert Tip: "Get a sense of the restaurant's global fusion flair with cocktails like The Italian Lass."

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    Le Pichet

    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $18
    • Neighborhood: Waterfront

    Le Pichet is a perfect spot near Pike Place market for delicious French food in a cozy bistro setting. Check out the wine list, too!

    Local Expert Tip: "This restaurant is close and convenient to Pike Place market, yet just far enough off the main drag to keep crowds at bay."

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    Rover's offers fine French dining in Madison Valley. Enjoy dishes that use ingredients local, sustainable, organic and seasonal.

    Local Expert Tip: "Avoid all decision-making with set menus at this delightful French oasis."

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    Cafe Presse

    Cafe Presse is a happening spot in South Capitol Hill for delicious brunch and a stocked newsstand. Come here for Euopean soccer too!

    Local Expert Tip: "Futbol fans: this is a great weekend spot for watching global soccer matches!"

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    Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge

    Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge features a fabulous ambience and attitude that perfectly reflect New...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "Only at a New Orleans inspired restaurant will you find an extended happy hour designed to coincide with brunch and right into lunch, seven days a week."



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