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Bakery Nouveau

4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4412
+1 206-923-0534
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (98 reviews)
“sandwiches” (169 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 19:00All hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow! I love this place. It doesn't quite have the selection, and it's not as cheap as the Paris bakeries, but the quality is just as good. Pick any croissant and they are all excellent.

Thank JamesPlihal
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you pass up the chance to try some of their treats, you will never forgive yourself! It was so good that we made a point to go back the next day!

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was so good! I miss this place! They did mess up my order when I asked for a chocolate croissant but I ended up getting a almond croissant which was VERY good and I was very happy with it! There's nothing bad there!

Thank Addie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good American cafe. All the cakes are simply naive. Everything is fresh, of course. Prices are low. The best place for an easy breakfast with sweets in the area. The name is French, from the assortment there is something European, but mostly American. We...More

2  Thank archil a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in West Seattle, You definitely should stop by and have some baked goods, but especially the double-baled almond croissants. It's magic! A description does not do it justice. You will not be disappointed.

Thank rhubris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to grab some breakfast and snacks for the airplane. Very good pastries. The blueberry lemon croissant was so flaky and fresh. Not too sweet with a almond filling under the lemon curd. Amazing! Grabbed turkey and havarti sandwiches to eat on the plane....More

1  Thank Cherie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best bakeries in Seattle! They have two locations that I know of, Capital Hill and West Seattle. The West Seattle location is very small and gets crowded quickly, but there is additional seating outside the cafe. Recommendations would be their...More

1  Thank GlobalGirl4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would go early to have an espresso and one of their quiches or an almond croissant and take home bread or other pastries. They are located on California Ave. in West Seattle, and on 15th Ave. E. on Capitol Hill. Whenever I'm around either...More

Thank wendyn0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything at Bakery Nouveau is delicious, but I especially love the spinach and feta tarts and the veggie sandwich. Both are super tasty, but also have vegetables so you can pretend you're eating something slightly healthy.

Thank Olivia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

cozy little spot to enjoy good espresso and a world class pastry, or order the layered chocolate cake for a special birthdaty treat...

Thank Teresa H
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If you order and pay ahead of time, you do not have to wait in a very long line. Pre-ordered pastries have no waiting lines. Just walk in and pick them up. Just a helpful hint but not a question. Is this a true statement
18 September 2015|
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Response from GrammyJ43 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you must order 48 hours in advance but you can still go to the head of the line and in the front door to pick up your order.
Julia S
Is there a good area to walk the dog?
4 September 2015|
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Response from Pam R | Reviewed this property |
West Seattle is very dog friendly - there are cafe tables outside of Bakery Nouveau so if you are with someone, one could go in and order while the other takes his/her turn dogsitting. Alki Beach, as someone above... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-923-0534
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