Events

Café Presse Sunday Supper Take-Out on January 24th

Café Presse is once again doing Sunday Supper! This month, the date is Sunday January 24th and we have put together a 3-course meal for two that is full of Café Presse and Le Pichet all-time favorites. Why not add a bottle of wine to your dinner? Our wine director has selected three different bottles, each of which will go great with your Sunday Supper.

Available for Take-Out only, to pick up at Café Presse on Sunday 1/24/21
AT THE TIME YOU RESERVE between 3:30pm and 7pm.
Reserve your dinner and pick-up time by 5pm on Tuesday 1/19/21

Dinner for Two : $60

Salade verte
Bibb lettuce tossed with hazelnuts and hazelnut-mustard vinaigrette

Poulet rôti, pommes frites et mayonnaise
Whole Washington State natural free-range chicken, roasted to your order, with pommes frites and mayonnaise

Gâteau de riz « a la Grand-Mère »
Rich caramelized rice pudding cake served with fresh cream and poached pineapple

For this special menu, NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE.

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Café Presse New Year’s Eve Take-out Dinner!

Ring in 2021 with our festive New Year’s Eve Take-out Dinner designed to serve two. This special 4-course meal features favorite dishes from Cafe Presse’s menu and includes a demi-baguette from Grand Central Bakery. 

Each meal also comes with party hats, noisemakers and confetti so you will be ready to fête the New Year at midnight. Why not customize your meal by adding a bottle of red, white or sparkling wine? 

Pick up at Café Presse between 5pm and 8pm on Thursday 12/31/20 .
Orders must be placed by 5pm on Sunday 12/27/20.

New Year’s Eve Menu for Two : $70

Assiette de charcuterie
Chef’s selection of house-made and artisan cured meats, served with cornichons and Dijon mustard

Salade de chicorée au bleu d’Auvergne et aux noix
Curly endive tossed with mustard-champagne vinaigrette, toasted walnuts and bleu cheese

Poulet rôti, pommes frites et mayonnaise
Whole Washington State natural free-range chicken, roasted to your order, with pommes frites and mayonnaise

Marquise au chocolat
Dense chocolate mousse terrine served with red wine-cherry compote and chocolate-cinnamon whipped cream

For this special menu, NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE.

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Cafe Presse Thanksgiving Dinner SOLD OUT!

The Thanksgiving Take-Out Dinner from Cafe Presse has sold out! Thanks so much to everyone who ordered, we really appreciate your support!

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Café Presse Take-Out Thanksgiving Dinner!

This Thanksgiving, Café Presse will be closed for dine-in. But we are preparing a French take on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, featuring our famous whole roasted WA State free-range chicken. All dishes are fully cooked. Choose to pick up your meal either hot and ready-to-eat OR ready for you to reheat, including simple reheating instructions. AND why not add a bottle of wine to your dinner?

Available for Take-Out only, to pick up at Café Presse Thursday 11/26/20 between 2pm and 5pm. Orders must be reserved by 2pm on Monday 11/23/20.

Dinner for Two : $70

Poulet rôti  
Washington State free-range natural chicken roasted to order with butter and sea salt.

Ecrasée de pommes de terre au thym et aux oignons
Yukon Gold potatoes crushed with thyme, caramelized onions and butter

Sauce velouté au fond de volaille
Creamy chicken gravy finished with crème fraiche

Haricots verts sautés au gras du canard aux échalotes
Green beans roasted with duck fat and topped with crispy shallots

Sauce aux canneberges a l’orange
Cranberry compote made with orange zest, cinnamon stick and bay leaf

Tarte aux noix
Caramelized mixed nut tart served with whipped cream

For this special menu, NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE.

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Celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau 2020

Clearly 2020 has been a year unlike any other, so our annual cafe-style Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau at Le Pichet just wont be possible this year. But we still want to welcome the first wine of the year!

Thursday November 19, 2020
join us at Café Presse and Le Pichet

2020 Beaujolais Nouveau, by the glass, pichet or bottle (supply is limited this year so come early!)

Special 3 course Beaujolais regional menu available in addition to our regular menu

Reserve your table for lunch or dinner
Le Pichet 206.256.1499 Cafe Presse 206.709.7674

“Goûtons voir si le vin est bon!”

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Beaujolais Régional menu

Le Pichet and Café Presse are proud to offer this special Beaujolais Régional menu
Thursday November 19th, 2020 in honor of the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau.
This menu will be available in addition to our regular menu and while supplies last.

Menu Régional de Beaujolais – 3 courses $40

Escargots à la bourguignonne 
6 Burgundy snails baked with butter, air cured ham, garlic, parsley and Cognac  (not available for take-out) $14

Saucisse-aligot 
Pan roasted pork-smoked duck sausage served with Auvergnat-style fromage-potato purée, grain mustard jus and collards braised with apples $20

Bugnes Lyonnais
Crispy spice-dough fritters served with red wine poached pears and whipped cream $8

Reserve your table now! Le Pichet 206.256.1499 Cafe Presse 206.709.764

Like to order for take out? Give us a call.

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Now baking brioche at Le Pichet

Covid has changed a lot of things, one of which was that we at Le Pichet stopped making breakfast pastries because our limited hours did not include breakfast time.

But now that we are open at 10am, we have heard from a lot of you that you miss the croissants, pain au chocolats and brioche we used to make. As a first step in that directions, we are now, once again, making our fresh brioche each morning! We are only making a few each day right now but will increase as demand increases!

Is there anything better than warm brioche and butter?

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Café Presse now open Thursdays

Now join us Thursday through Sunday for

In-house dining, including on the deck


Takeout orders and Wine To Go


Delivery with DoorDash and Caviar


Current hours of operation:
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm

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French Onion Soup returns Friday October 2nd!

This Friday at both Le Pichet and Café Presse!

Made with onions, garlic, chicken stock, sherry and thyme, topped with brown bread croutons and melted Comté  cheese, our famous soupe a l’oignon gratinée is an annual fall and winter favorite. 

New this year, we are offering Bake-at-Home onion soup kits!  You provide the oven and the baking dish, we provide the rest, including heating instructions! 

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Dine Out for Life at Le Pichet this Thursday!

Here at Le Pichet, we have always been big fans of Lifelong and and the great work they have done in our community for years. Remember the NW AIDS Foundation? Chicken Soup Brigade ? Evergreen Wellness Advocates? The Lifelong AIDS Foundation? All these make up what is now known simply as Lifelong.

Dining Out for Life is Lifelong’s biggest annual fundraiser and has become one of Seattle’s favorite culinary events. Usually, we ask you to dine with us, then we donate part of every dollar spent to Lifelong. However, this year is a little different…that’s an understatement! Because restaurants are hurting, Lifelong is not asking us to donate a portion of our sales. Instead, they want everyone to come out to support restaurants that support Lifelong! And hey, if you to learn more about what Lifelong does and make a donation to them as well, so much the better!

Le Pichet still has tables available on September 24 so call or email to reserve now!

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