A strong contender for the cutest restaurant in Seattle, with its big marble bar, gold accents, and seafoam green chevron tile floor. Mix and match French small plates, cheeses, and oysters for an overall great girls’ night out or early in the game date - just be sure to get the frites no matter what.
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