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Bis on Main

10213 Main St. Send to Phone
425-455-2033
Service, style, and well-prepared and satisfying food in old downtown Bellevue.

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Open
Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly
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Bis on Main Restaurant Review

: This old-school spot attracts the Eastside's movers and shakers, well-dressed regulars who sup on food that's not flashy, but well-prepared and satisfying. If the boss is picking up the check, splurge on the foie gras paired with black currant bread pudding, kumquat marmalade and maple gastrique. Carnivores celebrate the Colorado rack of lamb and duck breast served atop barley risotto. But in the quietly elegant dining room, the bird that soars above the rest is crispy garlic chicken, which arrives tender and juicy. Order it "extra garlicky" for a real taste experience. Even before settling in for the main course, your attentive server will likely extract a commitment for dessert. The baked-to-order molten chocolate soufflé takes time, but is well worth an advance decision. The wine list is thoughtful and focused on Pacific Northwest varietals. If the dining room is packed, as it often is, grab a seat at the friendly bar where a casual menu is priced just right.



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