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.”

[02/14/17]   Forgot to make plan for tonight ? We have 2 spots open at the BAR, 5:30 and 8pm. Book here:

Valentine's Day Romatic Dinner

Want a more casual Valentine's Day with bartender-extraordinaire David? No problem! We have a couple open spots mid-evening on the 14th. Just look for "BAR SEAT" slots on the reservation page!

Valentine's Day Romatic Dinner

It's time to make plan for Valentine's Day! What's best than celebrating it with us and luscious food! Advance reservations are now available! A Romantic Spot on Valentine's Day! We are celebrating Valentine's day with a 6-course dinner menu and live accordion with Bonnie Birch!

Art Walk with Rouge

Tonight is ART WALK with Rouge! Come visit us for a drink or dinner! Every first Thursday of the month is Downtown Seattle Art Walk. Join Seattle's leading art galleries in welcoming their new monthly exhibits & artists.

[01/01/17]   Bonne Année - Happy New Year 2017 to all our followers and customers! We appreciate your support!

Purchase Maximilien Restaurant Instant Gift Certificates Online!

Are you still looking for gifts ideas? Give the gift of food with a Maximilien Gift Certificate! Available online! Maximilien Restaurant Gift Certificates make the perfect gift! You can print or email our instant gift certificates online anytime.

New Year's Eve Dinner and Rouge Cabaret

Have you planned your New Year's Eve yet? Celebrate the arrival of the new year 2017 in fashion at Maximilien with Rouge performing their now traditinal cabaret! Chef Potvin is preparing a tasty multi-course menu featuring Lobster, Foie Gras, Venison and much more! Details and tickets available at the link below! Celebrate the arrival of the new year 2017 in fashion at Maximilien with Rouge performing their now traditinal cabaret!

Magic in the Market Holiday Celebration | Pike Place Market

Today is the kick off for the Pike Place Market Magic in the Market Holiday Celebration! Do NOT miss the tree lightning ceremony at 5PM! Pike Place Market is Seattle’s original farmers market and the center of locally sourced, artisan and specialty foods. Founded in 1907, the Market is home to farmers, a daily crafts market, unique owner-operated shops, restaurants and services.

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Maximilien French Restaurant


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Carlos Romero

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Christian Potvin




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81 Pike St
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 9pm
Monday 11:30am - 2pm
Tuesday 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday 11:30am - 2pm
Wednesday 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 2pm
Thursday 5pm - 9pm
Thursday 11:30am - 2pm
Friday 11:30am - 10pm
Saturday 11:30am - 10pm
Sunday 10am - 9pm
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