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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Avalon Restaurant Review: Executive chef Deborah Breuler and her husband Thomas Breuler team up to present a tempting selection of reasonably priced, Pacific Northwest dishes at this cozy West Seattle eatery. At night, the main dining room is softly lit, creating an unpretentious setting. Patterned drapery and colorful artwork temper the room's cement floors and exposed vents. Deborah’s ever-changing menu is creative without being self-conscious. Appetizers have included flatbread topped with smoked duck and poached pears, and bite-size crispy fried risotto balls. Standout main dishes range from pork tenderloin paired with a vibrant mix of roasted Brussels sprouts leaves, cubes of butternut squash and pancetta to fish soup brimming with tender linguine, salmon, cod, clams, mussels and shrimp in a saffron-enhanced broth. Carnivores can go for the grilled top sirloin steak paired with creamy mashed potatoes. Sweet endings include a lemon pudding cake or rich chocolate ganache tart. At brunch, we like the brioche french toast and duck eggs Benedict with ham. Avalon’s affordable wine list is small but interesting. Service is warm and attentive but can be slow.