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Cafe Campagne Restaurant Review: Pike Place Market symbolizes Seattle's heartland. But stroll down Post Alley and you'll find Café Campagne, which serves French bistro food at the city's iconic attraction. Step over the threshold and you'll almost believe you stepped across the Atlantic. Simple wooden tables and distressed amber-colored walls adorned with vintage French advertising posters set the scene. There's a softly lit bar with seating for a coterie of regulars, and it ranks as one of our favorite venues for dining alone. When dining with the one we love, we snuggle into a corner banquette, listen to Piaf, and share a split of Champagne. Try the red wine-braised chicken, steamed mussels, or strip steak dressed with a richly flavored garlic/Madeira sauce and paired with frites. For a sweet finish, consider the crème brûlée topped with a pistachio cookie. The wine list offers both Northwest and French vintages, and libations are poured at the full bar. If you chance upon a sunny day, dine outside in the small sidewalk patio area.