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Bastille Cafe & Bar

) #158 of 3,291 Restaurants in Seattle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, ,
5307 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4061
+1 206-453-5014
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“steak frites” (17 reviews)
“pâté” (4 reviews)
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French, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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5307 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4061
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bastille Cafe & Bar is always a great place to be on Bastille day. They have live music and when the weather is like it was this year it makes it even more enjoyable. Stop if for drinks after work. It's easy to find in...More

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There is real attention to the customer at Bastille. Specifically, understanding food allergies and requests by certain patrons to make a substitution or to find out more about a certain ingredient. The food is consistently prepared. One can make a meal out of small plates...More

Thank Elana56
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Brought a few clients here for happy hour this week. There were not that many people there when we arrived at 5 and we got seated in the outdoor covered area right away. The food was very, very good. We had the falafel-tip, I have...More

Thank Jwalk777
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The family celebrated our son’s graduation from Seattle University with an excellent dinner at Bastille. We sat in the patio section and started the evening off with an appetizer of the Grand Central Baguette, Frites with truffle aïoli and a bottle of bubbly. For the...More

Thank Guru57
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a marvelously prepared meal with excellent and attentive service. Asparagus dish was particularly good

Thank Rsnic
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very good French food in a wonderful, busy tourist destination. Great service and food quality was above average.

Thank OldBob22
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The wine and entree special (boudin blanc) did not disappoint. Reliably good food and service. Dispite formidable competition up and down the street for dinner, the reliable French option!

Thank Imhotep2
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

In town on business, staying across the street, it was a natural for our first dinner after a long day. We enjoyed the fresh pea soup, mussels, etc. Waitress was a dear and the conversation struck up with the couple next to us was a...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have eaten here several times over the last few years and have never been disappointed, the staff is great, food really good and the bartenders are all masters of their craft. The food here is classic Bistro, I like the specials they have but...More

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Hubby and I were waiting for a table at a nearby restaurant, and decided to get a drink to pass the time. We found Bastille around the corner and decided to give it a try. Hubby ordered an Agave Sour and pronounced it quite tasty....More

Thank wearymom3
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20 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lindamonika | Reviewed this property |
I believe that will be the best day for them to offer brunch, for more information and to make reservations, call the restaurant directly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5307 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4061
    (Vernon Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro bus service is available two blocks north of the restaurant on Market Street. The #15 bus runs from Market Street to downtown Seattle. The stop located on Market also offers transfer service to the #17, #44, #46 and #48 lines.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-453-5014
  • E-mail
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