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Mistral Kitchen

#592 of 3,082 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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2020 Westlake Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121-2606 (Lenora)
+1 206-623-1922
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this place a full five except the vibe was kind of dull. Maybe that was just the night I was there. The food was excellent. I had the merluza (fish) as a main and chocolate beet cake as dessert. Both were really delightful.

Thank Eric L
Maple Valley
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food was awesome. They had some unique wines on their list that were great. Our good friends know the owner/chef so we spent some time with him. He seams like an awesome guy and the staff seamed to have a great relationship with him. They all looked like they were enjoying the night.

Thank Mark C
Anchorage, Alaska
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328 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wonderful place, nice atmosphere, friendly service and excellent food. My only complaint is that the entrance is very hard to locate (look for the rusty slab). We walked by it twice as did the people we were meeting.

Thank gabriellap
New York
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Went there with business colleagues for happy hour cocktails and apps. Had a glass of albarinho which was quite nice. Colleagues had a bourbon based cocktail which they said was good.....then we all had a slowly sipped shot of Pappy Van Winkle's 15 year old at $75 per (hey, there was a customer there and he wanted it.....). I'm generally... More 

Thank eburke1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The worst place I have ever been in Seattle. Food is terrible, fish (skate) was too salty just impossible to finish.I will be thirsty all night long. Never again!

Thank Federico P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Took forever to get a drink. Also ordered bread and it showed up first. The house drink was bitter and had to be sent back. Sat at the kitchen bar near the entrance and the employees were playing around and ducking down to eat food. Ordered gnocchi and it WAS tasty, so the only plus to the evening. Ordered a... More 

Thank Cheryl H
Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

My husband and I dined here for a late Valentine’s Day celebration. It was a Saturday evening and the restaurant was pretty dead. It started to fill up by the time we left, which was around 8:30pm. We started out with our staple favorite appetizer, the cheese plate. Delicious as always but it didn’t come with very much bread so... More 

Thank Shaleen L
Amarillo, TX
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We came for happy hour and ordered fois gras (very good) and oysters (terrible). They put the mignonette IN the shells (instead of on the side like most oyster bars). Well, I hate vinegar with oysters, so I found them inedible.

Thank leppaenat
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I've been twice and both times left feeling unimpressed and hungry. My most recent experience was an awkward combination of frazzled service, really bad cocktails and more plate than food servings. Our server seemed new and was not engaged with us. Both cocktails we ordered were really gross and were sent back (we opted for a safe whiskey on rocks).... More 

Thank Dusty H
Longview, Washington
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I came to town to pick up my wife from the airport, and was craving some oysters. Mistral does 1.50 oysters from 4? to 6:30. They were nice PNW oysters served with a kimchee mignonette. We had a few other small bites from the happy hour menu, and a few cocktails and wine. The decor was modern and fun, behind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$60
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 Westlake Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121-2606
  • Public Transportation: We are on the Seattle Streetcar route, with streetcar stops located conveniently one block in each direction on Westlake Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-623-1922

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?