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Bakery Nouveau

4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4412
+1 206-923-0534
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“almond croissant” (146 reviews)
“macaroons” (103 reviews)
“sandwiches” (206 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4737 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cinnamon rolls were great....twice baked anything was delish. The California croissant sandwich was a nice lunch option. I can see why they are number one. They do a nice job with all their pastries.

Thank Marielawall3
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best pastries, sandwiches, and bread I have had in a while I ordered an almond chocolate croissant and it was scrumptious. I also ordered caramel apple tart and it was ordinary. My visit here was pleasant. I will definitely visit again here....More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who knew pastry could be a scenic experience?! It’s a very beautiful shop with more choices than you can handle. We only tried pastry’s this time and loved it. Seating is fairly limited.

Thank parkemb
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Bakery Nouveau is THE bakery in Seattle. This location was the first. It's small and gets really busy on the weekends. The baked goods and sandwiches are the best. They now have their own chocolate bars.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 6 March 2018

They just opened in Burien and it is officially our go to bakery! Croisants that melt in your mouth, pound cake thats incredibly moist, sandwiches, cookies, chocolates, cakes, coffee, they have it all! Now if they were only opened 24/7...:-)

Thank donald f
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We live closer to the new store in Burien. Much larger but still comfy. You must try the twice baked almond croissant. Great food great people.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

'Nuf said. Any of the baked goods: twice-baked almond - way two thumbs up. Quiche - great. Sandwiches - great. Often crowded, sometimes hard to find a seat, ordering moves pretty quickly despite the sometimes long lines.

Thank LC6815
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It’s expensive but worth it hen you won’t to pamper yourself. Truly the pear croissant and almond croissant are their specialties. I be botght most of the pastries a few of the cakes, and candies, and most of the different breads. The butter oozes out...More

Thank Dayna W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Had their delicious award winning cheese cake at a party. I am Gluten Free and it was wonderful. I plan on visiting the Bakery soon. Wonderful. Yummy!

Thank Steve and Patti S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Everything about this bakery is top notch. Baked goods, service, staff, coffee. It's a neighborhood gem

Thank seattlenative2017
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7 October 2017|
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Response from kiki351 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!👍Both the same.
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
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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