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Maximilien

#96 of 3,038 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Downtown
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81A Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101-2024 (Pike Street and 1st Avenue)
+1 206-682-7270
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful dinner here, friendly staff, excellent food, wine pairings. Lovely french atmosphere, over looking the bay, though windows are a bit high to see. Nice location in Pike Place Market.

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Thank Carol K
Charlotte, NC
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90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious French food at Pike's Place. Loved the view as well as the food. A great place to start our exploration of Seattle. Would for sure go back.

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Thank cavwalker
Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"A romantic meal with a beautiful view"...this very cozy is tucked just steps from the hustle and bustle of the World Famous Pike Place Market...and more specifically about 100 steps from the "Flying Fish" and brass pig location. Four steps down and thru the door transforms Seattle into a quaint French restaurant. Only room for approx. 12 four tops and... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped in by chance while at the Market on Sunday, it was well worth it. I had the breakfast crepes and my girlfriend had eggs and potatoes, both were very good. Service was prompt and friendly. The beautiful view topped it all off.

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Thank rickjurewicz
Kyle, Texas
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had great weather so we sat outside over looking the water. It set the tone - but I was not prepared for such a great meal. I couldn't get past the wonderful home made bread and french butter. The dink I had was awesome, and the service the best I think I have ever had. Go.... take your time...... More 

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Thank ourgrandpasattic
Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting the market for years but just found this place yesterday! It's kind of hidden away but wow! I'm glad we found it! We came for lunch and you can't beat the view. It was relatively quiet when we ate lunch and we had great service and food while enjoying views of Puget Sound. The menu is not... More 

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Thank AlexGorno
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The lobster bisque was excellent. Definitely great different variety on the menu, reminded me of Belgium. We did not need to have a reservation, just walked in. Our server was very friendly. Great place in Pike's Market.

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Thank Michelle O
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had eaten here a couple of years ago and did not have a good experience but I decided to give it a try again. My server Mary was fantastic. She was prompt in getting my order and answering any questions on the menu. My entre was late but she kept me up to date on what was going on.... More 

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Thank Jennifer L
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always try to stop in here when in town. Great views of the sound, in a perfect setting tucked at the water side of the market. French theme and outstanding food. Seafood is the best but other choices as well. Very attentive service. Overall highly recommended

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Thank Bill F
Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We just dropped by, hoping we didn't need a reservation, and we weren't dressed as nicely as we felt we should have. Instead we were welcomed and seated. This is a French restaurant, and although the menu was in French, most items were translated. The waiter was great, the food excellent! Although we didn't have a window seat, we still... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$100
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81A Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101-2024
    (Pike Street and 1st Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-682-7270

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?