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Lakeside Bistro - CLOSED

11425 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178-3954
+1 206-772-6891
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
21 Aug 2014
22 Dec 2013
“Gourmet food but very affordable”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
11425 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178-3954
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Reviewed August 21, 2014

I see that they are under new management and I hope that means they have cleaned up the place. It has such great potential to be a little charmer on the lake but the food was awful and the service even worse. I ordered a...More

Thank HomeGrownOregonian
Reviewed December 22, 2013

Lakeside Bistro is no longer. It is now known as Le Bistro, and it is still very good. The menu is all over the globe. Sort of Vietnamese, sort of French, sort of Southern/Soul Food. Almost elegant, definitely quickly, and with great service. Some places...More

1  Thank ira500
Reviewed September 10, 2013

SUPER weekend brunch. Live music on weekend nights. Seafood dishes to die for with Vietnamese items too. Wine list has good variety. Parking hit or miss; Very small for live music.

Thank Sumarie821
Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food is great, dinner better than the buffet brunch. Prices are very reasonable, portion sizes are large, and the menu eclectic. Sure, it's Vietnamese, but you can get steak and mashed potatoes, or halibut, or Southern Style BBQ ribs. The cooking is creative, innovative....More

Thank ira500
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Very good food and wine at a very good price. Small and intimate. Excellent jazz band. Well organized service.My husband and I enjoyed every minute on a Saturday night. A very nice surprise.

Thank DCWK
Reviewed August 19, 2013

My husband and I tried the bistro for the first time on Saturday. It's easy to find on Rainier Avenue - not the most scenic area, but the food and music make up for it. They have jazz music that starts at 7 which was...More

Thank SandJbusytravelers
Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We tried this new restaurant out today as it was in the Entertainment book and we thought it was time to use the book. The Lakeside Bistro is close to the south tip of Lake Washington. We ordered their signature filet mignon. It came sizzling...More

1  Thank Sunset007
Reviewed August 9, 2013

A friend invited me to join her and a few other friends out for dinner and to listen to some jazz.. I relocated here about seven years ago and have driven pass this place numberous times. I was greatly surprised at the entire dining experience....More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed April 11, 2013

The menu at this small restaurant has several tempting dishes from which to choose. Or choices were served in good time by a proficient, welcoming staff, and were delicious. The ambiance is pleasant and the prices quite reasonable.

Thank John H
Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is an exceptional restaurant. Unassuming from the outside, but you have superb dining experience inside without going broke. Michael is truly an inspired chef and his food is truly vibrant and exquisite. I drive half an hour on an Interstate highway to eat there...More

Thank Naoko K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11425 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178-3954
    (S 115th Place)
  • Public Transportation: West Hill Route 107
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-772-6891
  • E-mail
Lakeside Bistro is a culinary destination featuring the cuisine of French Colonial Vietnam. Owner/Chef Michael Le presents exciting fare with personalized service, clever ambiance and a range of entertainment that attracts patrons, musical artists and aficionados worldwide.Drawing from his own French and Vietnamese heritage, Chef Le has developed original style steaks, seafood, soup, and salad dishes all prepared fresh to order. His wildly popular signature Garlic Filet Mignon Sizzling Hotplate, is a version of Colonial Vietnamese "Shake Shake Beef." Or, if you prefer, the same filet can be grilled to order and served with seasoned potatoes for more Continental tastes.The Bistro's bay-window Kiosque a Musique features the best of live music artists on Friday and Saturday evenings, specially suited to enhance your dining experience.
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