Listen. Do not walk past Cafe Presse without going inside and ordering a croque madame alongside a bowl of salted fries (with lemony mayo) and a hazelnut butter lettuce salad. Do not leave without eating these things and subsequently feeling like you’re the protagonist in some kind of sophisticated French movie. We’re glad we had this talk.
More spots in Capitol HillSee more
Rancho Bravo Tacos
Rancho Bravo is a no-frills spot for Mexican food. If you want to eat on a patio, hit up the Capitol Hill location.
More French spotsSee more
Bottlehouse is a wine bar inside a retrofitted home, and it’s a great place to get some cheese and pretend to be classy in Madrona.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
L’Oursin is a French restaurant in the Central District that serves natural wine and a great burger that you can only get at the bar on Mondays.
Suggested by our writers
Bateau in Capitol Hill is the most unique steakhouse in Seattle - if not the entire West Coast.
The Walrus And The Carpenter
There are a lot of oysters in Seattle, and Walrus And The Carpenter has some of the very best. Hit the Ballard spot for excellent seafood and drinks.
Bakery Nouveau is an excellent Capitol Hill bakery we like most for the twice baked almond croissant and croque monsieur.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more