Margaux

4.1
416 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
It's fresh, local, and it's Northwest. The eclectic menu brings together the best ingredients and elements of Northwest-style cooking with local influence and accent to create dishes you will love. The atmosphere is comfortable and informal enough to enjoy a quick bite out or a leisurely dinner. It's the Margaux, a little known secret that is sure to become a favorite the first time you pass through the doors.
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BM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I took a party of 8 here for a business dinner. Food, drinks, dessert were all very good. Our waiter appeared to be THE waiter for the bar and restaurant, so there was a bit of waiting around. Other than that, excellent.

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B
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

This was our first visit which was a great experience. We will certainly be back when we visit Seattle again 😊

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OS
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food and service. But unexpected and unheard of service charge not ok.

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Y
Seattle
42 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We had been to Margaux before but it had been a while. We started with French Onion soup and a wedge salad which were both excellent. My wife had the ribeye and I had the seafood paella. My wife's steak was cooked just how she likes it and my paella was delicious. The snap peas on both of our plates were fresh and delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. The lone blotch on the night was this out of date/stock wine list when we settled on the 4th wine we ordered.

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RH
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed this place with my husband for our anniversary. So we invited our daughter and her boyfriend to join us our second time dining here before we went to the theater.
Love the food and the ambiance.
We highly recommend this place.

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C
Orange County
79 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We had lunch here on a rainy day right after Thanksgiving. We got there at 12:15pm. There were no people eating in there. We were the only people the whole time we were there. We had perfect service.
My husband had mussels and I had the kabobs. Everything was delicious. I don't know why no one was there because its very good food moderately priced for the city. It is part of the Warwick Hotel, maybe that is why?

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thanksgiving Dinner

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AC
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

The hostess/waitress did not acknowledge our reservation (we were celebrating a birthday and left instructions at the time of reservation) and never addressed the celebrant or did anything special for him.

She was pregnant so I excused the slow service but I will not excuse her being rude and indifferent.

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LM
Seattle
24 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We went for a birthday celebration and had a great meal and a wonderful time. We highly recommend Margaux!

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j
Seattle
108 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 2

This was our first visit to Margaux. We have been in Seattle all of our lives. We went for Seattle Restaurant Week. An appetizer we chose on the SRW menu was not available. Food was mediocre.
The Manager and wait person were excellent and understood our frustration with the appetizer not available and comped us dessert.
Sorry, the food was not good.

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ET
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server not only took care of us very professionally but she was very personable and easy going. We could not have had any better greeting, several "how are you doing' and helping us find a wonderful dinner.

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L
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We went to Margaux for Restaurant Week and enjoyed the 3-course meal very much. The portion size was very generous and the presentation and quality of the food was excellent. I liked the quiet ambience since we wanted to catch up and it's nice to be able to speak and not yell at each other. We will definitely be back to go to this restaurant again!

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TM
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

The food and service was nice! But my boyfriend and I were the only 2 people in the restaurant, and we spent some time there...honestly that kind of killed the vibe for me. We were trying to have a romantic night but the choice of music they were playing was terrible! It’s a shame because the waitress was friendly and attentive and the food was quite good.

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P
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Margaux is a great option for downtown brunch. The restaurant was easy to find, and the parking validation was very convenient.

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RD
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Mediocre at best. Service was slow bc one person serving most of the place.

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MB
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Service was a little slow but otherwise it was good. Food was great and ambiance was nice.

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TB
Seattle
27 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our go-to spot for lunch. Always an interesting and invariably excellent specials menu, and the regular menu has something for everyone.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was good but our waitress was awful! She came over to get our drink order and asked 3 people and then left. When she came back we told her we wanted drinks too. Her response “oh you seemed hesitant so” are you kidding me!? She had a rude attitude the rest of the night!

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DS
Portland
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Food was AMAZING, staff was okay. Our waitress was attentive, which was very nice. But even with a reservation there was no one at the entrance when we arrived, so we didn't know if we seated ourselves or... So we sat down and the bartender yelled at us from across the dining area asking if we were told to sit there, we say no and she says to go back to the door and wait... so we do... Our server comes out and apologized saying we can sit wherever we would like since they weren't busy.

Food was AMAZING though, totally worth the $

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NF
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 2

The food was not great and the price was on the high end. I felt like there are so many other good restaurants in this area that they should step up their game. Especially since we paid $80 for the two of us and we did not even order drinks. You can get better food and service at a decent price at any of the other places around. Don't waste your money.

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f
Pittsburgh
53 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went for brunch. I recommend this restaurant highly. Best hollandaise I have ever had. Service was attentive.

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A
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We met here for Saturday brunch with family and we enjoyed the food and service. My husband and Mom really liked their bloody Mary cocktails.

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NA
Seattle
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice. Good food and service. We enjoyed ourselves.

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Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Was a bit leery by how empty the place was but lucky us, it turned out to be a god send! Great cocktails with good food and the ability to have great conversation without trying to talk louder than the next table.
It was nice to see Lamb Bolognese on the menu and it did not disappoint. Wild Salmon with Polenta was fair but really enjoyed the polenta!
Service was excellent!
Would keep it on my travel restaurant list next time I’m town!

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TB
Seattle
26 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A group of friends who grew up together in NY and all moved to Seattle 30 to 40 years ago have lunch here once a month. The staff is friendly, the food is good and no one cares if we occasionally laugh out loud like the teenagers we once were.

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F
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

This food was tasteless and overpriced. The pork chops were tasteless, rib eye was awful and so was the salmon.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Pretty good, but pricey

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PM
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic little hotel restaurant and bar. I make it a point to stop in here for a few drinks before going across the street to see a movie at the Cineramma. It’s practically a tradition.

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JP
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

When I walked in I was worried I made a bad choice; the furniture, dishes, and ambiance looked dated, and I was worried the food would be too. However, the food was great, and the service was even better. The clam chowder was delicious and the steak frites was amazing. I'd probably go back if I'm in that area just for the friendly staff alone. Great NYE experience. Thank you!

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NB
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Margaux. We had a party of 8 and it was New Year’s Eve but the server did a great job of keeping on top of our needs. The food was excellent.

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Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Christmas dinner, away from home for the first time during the holidays. Margaux provided a friendly and inviting atmosphere and an outstanding meal. Picked from a small group of resturaunts serving on Christmas, it proved to be a lucky choice. Highly recommend and hope to visit again soon.

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SM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

My only complaint was that I had made a reservation but still was required to wait for more than 30 minutes to be seated.

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TK
Portland
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 2

Good food, friendly waitress- I had a 5.00 coupon from the hotel- forgot to use it/ they should ask if you are staying at the hotel to prompt the coupon! I saw others had forgotten their too. - breakfast the next morning - too pricey, but it was convenient!

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Birthday brunch, options for my gluten-free and vegetarian friends, and the bananas foster French toast with vanilla ice cream was a delicious birthday treat.

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VJ
Vancouver
24 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff were excellent, fish & chips delicious & a great selection of drinks. Price reasonable for portion sizes & there's also a great happy hour in the bar for food & drinks - tapas was 3 for the price of 2 so keen to go back & sample

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JD
South Dakota
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stopped in to celebrate our engagement. Shared two small plates and a bottle of wine. The waitress was bubbly and genuine. Great experience!

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AW
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 2

We went to this restaurant because I found it on Passport. I looked into reviews and found mixed ones, I decided to be optimistic and go for it. We were very disappointed the amount it cost was not worth the value of the food.

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OT
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

My first coffee cup was dirty. The second cup had something black floating, it was likely grounds, but at this point, I couldn't chance it. I tried the chicken and waffle. The chicken was a flattened and breaded piece of meat. I was a bit shocked by the processed meat and upon taste, my opinion did not change. The flavor was off. The waffle was fine. I later regretted eating that chicken, as I had an upset system.

I wanted to like this place as it's across the street from Cinerama. No, keep walking.

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j
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We went for thanksgiving dinner and it was great. Nice selection, great service.

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OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We went for the Thanksgiving meal and it was truly spectacular, we're still talking about it a week later! Will definitely be returning next year!

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