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Le Grand Bistro Americain

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2220 Carillon Pt, Kirkland, WA 98033-7446 (Lake Washington Blvd)
+1 425-828-7778
11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 22:30
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Impruneta (Florence)
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got here around 4 pm, the place was totally deserted (there was only one couple sitting on a table).... we asked to the hostess at the entrance if it was possible having only a drink (like an aperitif), she said that was fine, but it wasn't allowed to use any of the tables because they are reserved to the... More 

Thank Matteo_30
Seattle, Wa.
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our 2nd time here was not very good at all. Started off by poor service, forgotten order items, wrong size of the soup ordered, slow service. Nice water views of Lake Washington

Thank kjell_jen
Redmond, Washington
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The food is just great - the staff are too. Specials are always interesting. We have tried just about everything & never been disappointed. Now they have iPad ordering wine list - cool! Its one of the best French Onion soup's you will taste.The are a few negative reviews on this place - all I can say is they went... More 

Thank Philbur
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Nice night out, although it was not the authentic French flavors I was hoping for - the reviews I read sounded promising, but the dishes fell a bit short. Being from Australia, we have struggled to find 'real' or 'made fresh' foods in the united states so far; unfortunately most places serve the typical American mass produced flavours, and premake... More 

1 Thank EmTreadley
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I'm a fan of onion soup , the best I've had was in a little French restaurant in New York. Now I've found a place that's just as good, but with way better service. My new favorite place for great French cooking!!

Thank restuarantguy
Herzlia, Israel
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157 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

'Le Grand Bistro' tries to provide some kind of French experience on the shore of the lake, but succeeds only in part. Nice location, near the Marina. The menu includes some of the dishes associated with the French cuisine, but there is nothing special to draw the attention. The mousse as an entree was very good, maybe the best part... More 

Thank Dan R
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The food here is always fresh and well prepared. The nightly specials always have a artisitic flare to them. Our waiter was fantastic. Very friendly and made is way back to ur table just the right amount of times during our meal.

Thank Fishexpo
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went here for a business dinner, the food was excellent, The Wait Staff did not rush us. The only bad thing I could say was that as the sun set I couldn’t see the view as it was right in my face. I had the Boeuf Bourguignon and it was amazing. the beef was very tender and fell apart.

Thank katwell2010
Bellevue, Washington
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694 reviews
533 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Le Grand Bistro sits on the shore of Lake Washington, in Kirkland. It is a charming place and the service exceeds expectations! I especially appreciated the great grammar each Man spoke! Have you ever sat down for lunch and been asked, "what do you guys Want? These people spoke perfect English ! Louis was a very polite server. Five woman... More 

Thank larrchar
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch enjoyed so much better by our server. She got our server of the year award and a generous tip! Thanks! And should have written down her name?

Thank George V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 Carillon Pt, Kirkland, WA 98033-7446
    (Lake Washington Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kirkland
  • Phone Number: +1 425-828-7778

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