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.

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.

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.”

Patio is open today! Come and enjoy the NICE weather 🌞🍹!

It's sunny! Did you know you can make reservations for dinner or lunch on the patio, thanks to Resy! Simply pick a time slot that says "Patio" on our web site or the app! (FYI: we do not take reservation for Happy Hour!)

Local Sole fish, beurre blanc and confit pomme de terre!

Come see us on the sunny afternoon for a cocktail at the bar or on the deck!

Mother's Day Sunday Brunch

Mother's Day is around the corner! 🌷🌸🌹
Join us with your family for brunch with plenty of choices to please the whole family. We will be featuring a Mimosa menu featuring your brunch favorites such as Eggs Benedict, Mussels Marinière or Salade Niçoise! Of course a Kid's Menu will be available, complete with "Boule et Bill" coloriages in the back! Please visit our web site to check out both menus! Join us with your family for brunch (prix-fix menu below) with plenty of choices to please the whole family. Brunch will be served between 9:30am and 3pm and dinner between 5pm and 10pm.

Come enjoy a "Spring Fling" on the deck today!

Rack of Lamb is now on the menu! Dijon Mustard crusted, rosemary demi-glace.

"le" Brunch -

Easter is this Sunday! Did you make brunch plans? We will have our Brunch menu from 10am to3pm. Fresh croissants, Eggs Benedict, Crêpes! "Le" Brunch is back! Our very Northwest menu features French classic such as Eggs Benedict and Pain Perdu but also some morning favorites like Chicken Fried Steak and Ellenos Greek Yogurt Parfait!

Come see us for patio seating NOW! Who knows how long it will be sunny for?

[04/08/17]   Seattle Restaurant Week round "deux" begins tomorrow! Don't miss it!

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Maximilien French Restaurant


General Manager

Carlos Romero

Culinary Team

Christian Potvin




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81 Pike St
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 11:30am - 10pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 10pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 10pm
Thursday 11:30am - 10pm
Friday 11:30am - 10pm
Saturday 11:30am - 10pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm
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