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Le Pichet

#59 of 3,079 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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Pike Place Market
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1933 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1010
+1 206-256-1499
08:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You think of chicken as something boring, easy, simple. But in the hands of a great chef, it can be a work of art. Here, they warn that there is a minimum one hour wait for the chicken. Poulet rôti à votre commande, velouté au pain de campagne, carottes rôties, French for you tell us to roast a chicken with... More 

Thank theloniouscoltrane
Erie, Colorado
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very tiny place inside, maybe 25 people tops. Overall I found the charcuterie excellent and well rounded. The baguettes are superb. The French onion soup was the best my wife and I have ever had. Wait staff was attentive and didn't miss anything. Wine list was a good offering. Wish they maybe would have had a non-sparkling rose. The only... More 

Thank ProfessorX69
Santa Fe
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We could have been in Paris for lunch with wine in pitchers (pichets) good bread, a variety charcuterie items at reasonable prices. The broiled egg dish--2 eggs, cheese and a slice of ham broiled, was was different and delicious. The quiche looked great. We are returning in a week for breakfast to sample it.

Thank ChloeSantaFe
Sawtell, Australia
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81 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After almost a month of heavy breakfast options we were delighted to find a restaurant with light breakfasts available. Beautiful baked eggs over light bacon and a pot of tea was terrific. A great option for the traveller

Thank sawtellrob
Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is both very reliable and very special. It is a bit of France here is the Northwest. Typical bistrot with great food and a regional French wine list. Reasonably priced for the quality.

1 Thank BigJNK
Deerfield, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le Pichet is an unpretentious gem in a city full of trendy, high-priced food. We ate here before an 8:00pm concert at Benaroya Hall. We were advised to make our reservation for 5:30, and we didn't regret it. Despite the fact that the restaurant was completely full, the service was friendly and professional but very relaxed in a classic European... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ran across this authentic little gem. Beware--very pricey. Nothing too fancy, everything almost exact, and cozy ambiance. Rates a return visit.

Thank FrecklesUSA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Pichet is a little gem - every aspect of our experience was classic and simple - the restaurant space and décor, the food and wine selection. The menu items were very simple yet classic hearty country dishes that were well prepared. The wine list worked well with the menu and was reasonably priced. We greatly enjoyed the experience and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small slice of France in downtown Seattle. Great under the radar wine list. Classic recipes from the kitchen. Once you're inside, you'd never know you were in an American city. Cocktails, oysters (w/ a side of garlic sausage), and lamb sweetbreads all delicious and fairly priced.

Thank RunawayJames
Spokane, Washington
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Jim Drohman never missed a beat when he open this small place so many years ago. We go for breakfast and lunch when we are in Seattle. Great wine list that allows you to have a glass or more.

Thank Paul F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1933 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1010
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Pike Place Market
  • Neighbourhood: Pike Place Market
  • Phone Number: +1 206-256-1499

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?