The Chef in the Hat

The Chef In The Hat is Thierry Rautureau, the talented force behind Loulay Kitchen & Bar and Luc restaurants, bringing a French twist to the best of Pacific Northwest cuisine.


Luc is a French-American café and bar named after the The Chef in the Hat’s father, Luc Rautureau. Located at the intersection of Madison Street and 28th Avenue in the heart of Seattle’s Madison Valley, Luc is a neighborhood spot with heartwarming food, fresh cocktails and a well-selected wine list including our own blend, Luc.

Seattle Restaurant Week

April 2-6 & 9-13 

Sunday through Thursday

We're serving a 3-course menu of both new and signature dishes. See the full menu & make reservations.


Easter & Passover Brunch at Luc

We are opening early at 9am on Sunday, 4/16! In addition to our regular brunch menu we will also have one of our all time customer favorites back on the menu: The Chef in the Hat's "Greens, Eggs, and Ham" glazed country style ham, braised greens, fried eggs, and toast ($19). For something sweet, we will be serving rhubarb crêpes with pastry creme ($8) and for those who enjoy bubbles--Mimosas by the carafe (20oz for $30). :) 

See the full menu

Location, Hours and Reservations

Located in Madison Valley at

2800 E. Madison
Seattle, Wa 98112

TEL. (206) 328.6645

Luc is open for dinner 7 days a week



10am-3pm, 4:30pm-10pm

10am-3pm, 4:30pm-9pm

Happy Hour

Daily 4:30pm-6:30pm (served at the bar, kitchen counter and patio (weather permitting). 


Luc Fare

Luc is an award winning neighborhood restaurant with heartwarming food, fresh cocktails and a well-selected wine list including our own blend of white and red wine. From burgers to bourguignon, soufflé to soup, harissa to butter, aioli to olive oil.   A journey and a feast for the senses in a casual atmosphere.