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Blackboard Bistro - CLOSED

3247 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3304
+1 206-257-4832
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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3247 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3304
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

A great West Seattle place. Just a nice calm place loved the Lamb was good and the caramel tart was great. Stopped by and it was closed. So Sad!

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

OMG Blackboard Bistro has Reved up the food - Wow. Came here for dinner and the food has stepped up. Jacob the chef has taken a new turn and what was good is now amazing. The service help was 1/2, 1/2 were great, and the...More

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I chose the Blackboard off a list of "Local Joints" because I was seeking a very specific experience for an important evening celebration. Nondescript on the outside typical of many neighborhood treasures, the second we walked in the place I new I had picked the...More

Thank ProMetalSales
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I met another couple here for dinner early on a Saturday (5pm) - we had made reservations and they were needed! This is a small restaurant and the atmosphere is cozy and intimate. There aren't booths so you do see, and possibly...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This small but uncrowded West Seattle bistro pays attention to detail as it mixes very imaginative, complex, recipes with chic decor. It serves a filling dinner in a family style. Groups of 3-4 are encouraged to order one plate each from several salads, vegetables, and...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Throughout Seattle there is a proliferation of high-end restaurants.These establishments seem to pride themselves on ultra trendy,pricey menus. Then, there is the Blackboard Bistro with its genuine flare for flavor, presentation and the kind of brilliance that holds both familiarity and surprise.Small, warm and welcoming...More

Thank plumtart77
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Jacob, chef owner, has the skill and practice to present a superior quality menu with incredibly creative combinations that work! The ambient has great potential to become a bistro (see title) as does the dining service. Family style execution requires rethinking plate size, frequency of...More

Thank 490default
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Jacob the chef is a kitchen genius, he creates thing you might catch yourself saying, "Really?" But then after you've tasted it, you're going to go wow, no WOW! We have never had a bad meal here. The food is outstanding and changes all the...More

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I travel up to 45 minutes (depending on traffic) to enjoy the food at Blackboard Bistro. I doubt that I've ever eaten at one establishment as many times as I have here. The food has always been excellent, and not what you'll find anywhere else....More

Thank Sand_Dollars_11
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We haven't been in the Bistro in a few years. We had dinner there a few nights ago with some friends. For us it was a different style of eating, they recommended family style. Each of us order an entree, Gnocchi, seared scallops, braised pork...More

Thank Verne J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3247 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-3304
    (SW Hinds Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-257-4832
  • E-mail
Simplicity and flavor. Seasonally and locally sourced ingredients with a constantly changing menu in a comfortable setting. Enjoy company, good food and something to drink from the bar.
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