About L'Oursin

L'Oursin (the 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: JJ Proville
GM/Bar Manager: Zac Overman
Wine Director: Kathryn Olson


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 5pm-10pm

Friday and Saturday: 5pm-11pm

Sunday and Monday: Closed


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.


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