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Cépaé Tasting Room and La Parisienne French Bakery
There's a cool new wine bar-meets French bakery in Bellevue that's proving to be an emerging hot spot, and for good reason. In the Cépaé Tasting Room (pronounced 'Seh-pay-eh), patrons enjoy the... Read More
There's a cool new wine bar-meets French bakery in Bellevue that's proving to be an emerging hot spot, and for good reason. In the Cépaé Tasting Room (pronounced 'Seh-pay-eh), patrons enjoy the largest selection of wines by the glass offered in the region (with an an emphasis on Old-World options). The venue uses the Le Verre du Vin system, allowing capacity for its entire portfolio of 120-plus bottles to be poured by the glass. French owner Julien Hervet is breaking the mold by importing European wines that no one else here sells (the venue represents world-renowned winemaker Bernard Magrez Vignobles exclusively for Washington State). Sharing the sleek, airy space, La Parisienne French Bakery features delicious food that seemingly transports diners as they dive into delectably authentic croissant, pain au chocolate, quiche and tartine offerings. The lunchtime menu focuses on classic French fare like the Salade Niçoise and Soup à l'Oignon.
- Bellevue's Best Lunch: "More than 85 percent of the wines available cost $20 or less by glass, allowing patrons to try a vasty array of varietals. Be sure to pick up a bottle or two in the retail shop before heading home!"
- Best for Bellevue's Best Lunch Because: Savor the best of Old-World wine and authentic, fresh fare in Bellevue's brand-new Cépaé Tasting Room and La Parisienne French Bakery.