Maximilien is a romantic and charming French restaurant located in the heart of downtown Seattle's historic Pike Place Market.

Owner operated since 1997, Maximilien has all the old-world charm of any romantic hideaway in Paris. Inside, you are greeted by a panorama that takes in Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, West Seattle & the Olympic Mountains, all framed by huge picture windows.

Spectacular View

Panoramic views of the Puget Sound, Elliott Bay, West Seattle the Olympic Mountains and a spectacular sunset await you at Maximilien. Antique mirrors covering most of the walls make this romantic view sublime from any seats in the house.

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Fine Cuisine

Our food is as spectacular as our view that has made us one of Seattle's most intimate settings for over 30 years. The Chefs at Maximilien cook local ingredients with French techniques. The result is a seasonally changing menu highlighted by such signatures as the wonderful "Duck Confit."

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Reservations are recommended, however not required. Dress is casual.

We are open seven days a week and located in the Pike Place Market. We have been a mainstay in the Pike Place Market for over thirty years.

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News & Events


Visit us after your Art Walk for dinner, happy hour or just cocktails in the bar!

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TWO events to choose from again this year: Concert with Rouge music in the Market Atrium and 3-course dinner in our dining room!

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