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4201 N Fremont Avenue
Seattle, WA

After a long search for a brick-and-mortar location, Lewis opened Roux in the old Buckaroo Tavern space in upper Fremont last November. “It has a soul, and that’s…the feel of New Orleans,” says Lewis, who hired Mike Robertshaw (of Local 360) to run his kitchen. And even though some have called it shenanigans to add chicken to gumbo (there are a lot of ways to do Creole food, Lewis reminds me), the food here is spectacular.

Brunch Sat.-Sun., lunch Mon.-Fri., dinner daily
Full Bar
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