About L'Oursin

L'Oursin ("urchin" en français) is a French restaurant and bar serving natural wine and aperitif cocktails in Seattle's Central District neighborhood near Seattle University.

Chef/Owner: JJ Proville
Beverage Director/Owner: Zac Overman
Wine Director: Kathryn Olson
General Manager: Tom Shortliffe




SUNDAY (prix-fixe menu!) 5-9PM


Our corkage fee is $30 per bottle. We respectfully request that all tables, regardless of party size, bring in no more than two bottles of wine.

Gift Certificates

Call 206.485.7173 or email us with your details at info@loursinseattle.com to purchase one! 


The Seattle Times - A Love Affair with French Restaurant Newcomer L'Oursin

Seattle Weekly - A Local Revolution in French Cuisine Comes to the Central District

Seattle Met - L'Oursin Brings French Seafood and French Sensibilities to the Central District

Eater - 8 Dining Trends That Will Define 2017

Eater - Seattle's Top Restaurant Newcomers of 2016

Tasting Table - French Toast: Classic French cuisine is thriving . . . and the cocktails are stealing the show

Punch Drink - Five Cocktails From America's Hottest New Bars


For PRESS or JOB INQUIRIES please contact us at info@loursinseattle.com