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Le Pichet

French Restaurant$$$$
Pike Place, Seattle
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  • The experts at Serious Eats and Eater recommend this place
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  • Carly H.
    "Love the baked eggs, the quiche, and the soup du jour is good."(20 Tips)
    Eater
    "afternoon with some charcuterie and cheese."(2 Tips)
    Weslie M.
    "grilled sardine salad and Les tartines with Pâté."(2 Tips)
    minniemon
    "legendary roast chicken"(2 Tips)
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  • CCnyc
    CCnycSeptember 24
    Yummy tartine on quality bread. I highly recommend porc rillette and beef tongue.
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MazzaSeptember 10
    The have the best quiche ever here and the chicken liver is amazing too!
  • Jim R.
    Jim RaySeptember 6
    Delightful without being twee French spot
  • Angie M.
    Great spot for afternoon espresso or glass of wine. The candy caramels are melt in your mouth delish!
  • Brendan G.
    Get the chicken. It takes an hour. It's made to order. And it's magnificent.
  • Freckles U.
    Freckles USAMarch 10
    Authentic French style cafe.
  • Freckles U.
    Freckles USAMarch 10
    Homemade (house made) yoghurt (yaourt) with honey and a walnut half.
  • Carmen
    CarmenJanuary 15
    The menu is in French and the restaurant has an intimate atmosphere. However.. The items on the menu are average
  • Larissa V.
    Larissa VidalNovember 27, 2016
    Cozy on a rainy day. Sit at the bar and enjoy a charcuterie plate.
    Upvoted Oct 1
  • David K B.
    David K BakerNovember 14, 2016
    Had the meats, cheeses, and olives dishes, and red wine. All excellent.
  • Allyssa M.
    Allyssa ManningNovember 6, 2016
    Amazing bread- no dairy in the bread!
  • Charles L.
    Charles Lee-thorpAugust 29, 2016
    Charcuterie & cheese plate. Nice coffee
  • Maggie S.
    Maggie SheldonAugust 14, 2016
    The eggs and ham are a treat and so is the charcuterie! The orange juice was fresh and refreshing.
  • Maggie S.
    Maggie SheldonAugust 14, 2016
    The croissants are crusted to perfection! They run out quickly so I recommend ordering pastries once you sit down.
  • Hailey N.
    Hailey NguyenAugust 5, 2016
    Came here for breakfast; the broiled egg and the chocolate hazelnut tart are delicious!
  • Fabienne Z.
    Fabienne ZwerlingJuly 11, 2016
    Croissant, service and atmosphere
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherMay 28, 2016
    Friendly service for downtown Seattle
  • Maria N.
    Maria NicholApril 4, 2016
    The cafe latte is amazing no matter the barista. I love that they have bar options but I've never tried yet. The charcuterie and cheese board options are worth every calorie. Need to come for dinner!
  • max l.
    max lMarch 31, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Downtown's most romantic spot for a long lunch
  • Cristina S.
    Cristina SchmittFebruary 9, 2016
    Soaked up the delightful atmosphere while enjoying quiche and an americano.
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherJanuary 3, 2016
    Solid use of sugar cubes.
  • Shehaaz S.
    Shehaaz SaifDecember 27, 2015
    Get the baguette with chicken liver!
  • Alina G.
    Alina GrynevskaDecember 14, 2015
    My favourite brunch place in Seattle! They serve Caffe Vita, which is my one love and authentic french dishes. Cheese plate is very small, but sophisticated.
  • Dave S.
    Dave S.December 12, 2015
    Just a word of warning for early birds: quiches aren't served until 11:30AM.
  • Carly H.
    Carly HDecember 8, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the baked eggs, the quiche, and the soup du jour is good. They also make fresh squeezed mimosas that are terrific.
  • Tana B.
    Tana BabcockNovember 6, 2015
    Delicious charcuterie and fromage options!
  • Grace P.
    Grace PakOctober 5, 2015
    It was all excellent - charcuterie board, steak, vino...excellent staple in Seattle.
  • Charles B.
    Charles BrièreAugust 16, 2015
    Croissant and Oeuf plat, jambon fromage. Also pretty good café latté
  • Joshua L.
    Joshua LeeAugust 2, 2015
    Great spot for breakfast before/after checkout out Pikes Place
  • Amy B.
    Amy BJuly 26, 2015
    Letgit French bistro with cocktails!
  • minniemon
    minniemonJuly 25, 2015
    legendary roast chicken
  • Ben R.
    Ben RosasMarch 1, 2015
    Authentic French comfort food
  • James T.
    James TNovember 22, 2014
    Almonds roasted in olive oil and sea salt was a great snack to start with.
  • James T.
    James TNovember 22, 2014
    They seem to have a seasonal menu, but the poached fish with lobster over chard was amazing this fall.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PreussNovember 21, 2014
    Classic. French. Restrained.
  • Shauna S.
    Shauna StoryNovember 8, 2014
    The onion soup is tasty!
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 28, 2014
    Check out Le Pichet as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , The Layover Read more
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Renee Erickson, chef of Boat Street Cafe, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Baguette au jambon. Read more
  • Thomas G.
    Thomas GreenAugust 11, 2014
    Everything
  • Tacia C.
    Tacia ColemanAugust 9, 2014
    Ask the server for suggestions. They are very knowledgable
  • Artem M.
    Artem MinyaylovAugust 8, 2014
    Very cozy and accommodating with great service. The salads are delicious.
  • Stefano G.
    Stefano GuidolinMay 7, 2014
    The helpful staff can give really good recommendation!! I recommend the cured meat plate with the chef's selection and the quiche!
  • Naz K.
    Naz KanApril 19, 2014
    Quiche and a Demi pichet
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarch 7, 2014
    When in the most French of restaurants, do as the French do and be sure to order a pichet of wine with your meal.
  • Gary C.
    Gary ClayJanuary 25, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing food, great wine selection. Sit at the bar for a top experience
  • Michael
    MichaelJanuary 3, 2014
    Time for some french brunch.
  • Alex Y.
    Alex YematNovember 10, 2013
    Great food and ambiance.
  • Cristina D.
    Cristina DordasSeptember 8, 2013
    Lovely french bistro with probably the best quiche I have ever eaten! Delicious!
  • Johan L.
    Johan LieuSeptember 2, 2013
    The falafel salad was super tasty. Savory falafel served over a melon salad with a light vinaigrette, great way to start a nice day. Note: if you want the quiche, they only serve it after 11:30am. :( 
  • Dora T.
    Dora TAugust 31, 2013
    Cheese plate, no to. Service is slow and lacking.
  • Wandering C.
    Wandering CoupleAugust 21, 2013
    all we can say is Yum!
  • Shawn B.
    Shawn BouchardAugust 17, 2013
    Poulet roti is worth the wait. Thanks to Beth Ann for the recommendation
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CJuly 25, 2013
    The whole trout and the skirt steak are awesome. This was one of my favorite meals in Seattle.
  • Dani M.
    Dani MichalakJune 9, 2013
    The quiche is incredible. It is savory and light. Unbelievable.
  • Elliott
    ElliottJune 1, 2013
    The country style pâté was amazing!
  • Brad G.
    Brad GrahamMay 28, 2013
    "If you're like me and have a real soft spot for a superb well-executed old-school French bistro, Le Pichet is one of the best in the country."
    Upvoted Oct 1
  • Eric G.
    Eric GottloebMay 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast is actually one of my favorite meals here. Go with the fresh baked pastries or the Eufs plats. Add a fresh squeezed OJ and a delicious drip coffee and you are all set.
  • Kseniya S.
    Kseniya SApril 22, 2013
    Very, very delicious food! Love it!
  • Jessie W.
    Jessie WangApril 16, 2013
    Good place for weekend brunch.Fresh juice, egg&ham, chef selection.... It is hard to find parking though.
  • Megan B.
    Megan BrownNovember 7, 2012
    So wonderful. The clams were perfect!
  • H K.
    H KNovember 4, 2012
    The quiche is very good - be aware that portion is rather large for a lunch.
  • Mark S.
    Mark SundtOctober 17, 2012
    Two eggs broiled with ham and gruyere on the all day menu is incredible..
  • Mingfei Y.
    Mingfei YanAugust 1, 2012
    Perfect place for breakfast. Lovely. Fresh orange juice, bread and egg&ham.
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SJuly 6, 2012
    Jambon et fromage and charcuterie = perfect breakfast.
  • Pete C.
    Pete CrawfordMay 22, 2012
    Ham, eggs, Gruyere, cappuccino, baguette. Perfect.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SApril 6, 2012
    The quiche is awesome here. As is everything else.
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica ShimApril 6, 2012
    Raclette Savoyarde was on The Best Thing I Ever Ate
  • Katy M.
    Katy MMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Check the blackboard for current cheese & charcuterie selections. So good!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LindhartsenMarch 18, 2012
    Quiche is an absolute must have.
  • Ron M.
    Ron MendozaJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Order the quiche of the day or you're wrong!
  • Jun N.
    Jun NeriDecember 2, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Best hot chocolate, ever...
  • DishOnIt
    DishOnItNovember 9, 2011
    Found Gratin a la morue (salt cod) as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at http://dishonit.com Read more
  • John C.
    John CalianSeptember 30, 2011
    The quiche runs out before noon.
  • T L.
    T LSeptember 24, 2011
    Quiche du jour: red pepper, leek, & gruyere. Light and balanced.
  • T L.
    T LSeptember 24, 2011
    Red pepper leek with gruyere quiche.
  • Colin B.
    Colin BoeSeptember 14, 2011
    Everything here is delicious. Very affordable wine by the glass selection as well.
  • Justin M.
    Justin MarshallSeptember 8, 2011
    Try the sardine salad. Unreal!
  • DJLYRiQ
    DJLYRiQSeptember 4, 2011
    Cummerand for the win! order for instant awesomeness
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer ArmentroutAugust 25, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure you try the rabbit terrine when it's offered. It's delicious!
  • Gordon W.
    Gordon WernerAugust 15, 2011
    Wonderful little restaurant
  • Eater
    EaterJuly 28, 2011
    This French bistro possesses both a legendary roast chicken and an informal charm that makes you want to linger all afternoon with some charcuterie and cheese. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Beau T.
    Beau ToxxMay 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The best French food you'll ever get outside of France. No joke! This is too die for.
  • Beau T.
    Beau ToxxMay 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the best and most authentic simple French food you'll ever get in Seattle and possibly the whole of the West Coast.
  • Jane H.
    Jane HudsonMay 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best quiche in the city. Also order the Chef's choice charcuterie plate! So good!
  • Leo V.
    Leo VirgoFebruary 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    quiche, order it. :)
  • Ramiro B.
    Ramiro BerrellezaNovember 22, 2010
    Their bread and butter is insanely good. Best I've ever had.
  • fox
    foxOctober 2, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    a very authentic french cafe, reminds me of provence. the quiche and baguette sandwich are amazing.
  • Kysondra B.
    Kysondra BrinkSeptember 27, 2010
    One of my *favorite* restaurants in Seattle. Divine Pate, Cheese, Soups, Wine, Cocktails. It's quaint, authentic, and cozy. I <3 Le Pichet
  • Weslie M.
    Weslie M.June 23, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    My favorite lunch in Seattle: grilled sardine salad and Les tartines with Pâté. Delicious. Read more
  • Olivia E.
    Olivia ExlineApril 22, 2010
    If you're not sure which wine to get, ask your server - we had her bring us her favorite 3, and chose from that. We also shared the cheese plate which was awesome. Read more
  • Courtney S.
    Courtney ScottNovember 5, 2009
    Feels exactly like being back at my favorite cafes in Paris. Go for the delicious small plates of typical french bistro food, good by the glass french wine list and $3 Pastis!
  • Kumiko I.
    Kumiko IdeSeptember 8, 2009
    Lovely, understated and quaint space. Highly recommend the Saucissons séchés à l’huile.
  • max l.
    max lApril 19, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Le Pichet order the quiche. They run out of it by 130
  • Peter V.
    Peter Vermeulen2 days ago
    The menu is authentic French and excellent. A pity they serve San Pellegrino instead of Perrier or Badoit. Nobody speaks French in this place. Don’t try to pay with American Express.
  • Freckles U.
    Freckles USAMarch 10
    Les Tartines
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