Cafe Besalu

Bakery, Café
$ $
5909 24th Ave NW (btwn NW 59th & 60th St)
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 789-1463
7:00am - 3:00pm
7:00am - 3:00pm
7:00am - 3:00pm
7:00am - 3:00pm
7:00am - 3:00pm



  • Customers arrive early for the superb croissants, the pain au chocolate, and the Danish; some return for a slice of just-made quiche in a puff-pastry crust. Jam and chocolate syrup are made on-site.
  • Grab a table AFTER you order. Grabbing one before makes you an asshole.
  • Come here later in the day on the weekends to avoid the lines - ginger biscuit is a must...if you like ginger!
  • get here early to avoid the line. everything is amazing, but the ham and swiss pastry and croissant with homemade jam are personal favorites.
  • Try the Apricot Danish - Amazing!
  • pain au chocolat!
  • Arguably best croissants in seattle.
  • The croissants here are the best this side of Paris.
  • Delicious pastries. Yummy cookies
  • Ginger biscuits are featured in June 2011 issue of Seattle magazine's recipe for "Seattle strawberry shortcake"
  • EVERYTHING is good here. Quiche doesn't come out of the oven until 10:30am.
  • Best bakery in Ballard for French pastries and coffee.
  • Croissants, puff pastries, galettes ... cant go wrong!
  • Just get one of everything and three coffees and you'll be set!
  • Delicious pastries always fresh
  • The croissants here are quite possibly the best in Seattle. But you can't go wrong with any of the pastries here.
  • Pastries!!
  • The ham and cheese pastry for breakfast.
  • The Pan au Raisin are excellent
  • Croissants

Nearby places

5330 Ballard Ave NW (at 22nd Ave NW)
5901 24th Ave NW
3015 NW 54th St (Lake Washington Ship Canal)