French-Inspired New American Bistro

EST. march 2011 -  november 2015

 Cocotte was Chef Proprietor Kat LeSueur's vision of European style, everyday luxury, and celebrated localism. The menu focused on the bounty of the northwest; fish & shellfish, small game, and produce with fierce seasonality. 

Diners said Cocotte was a bit of Paris in Portland, a neighborhood gem, an escape from the Portland norm every day of the week. 

À bientôt!




Located in the historic Ingram's Grocery at the heart of Restaurant Row in Concordia. 

formerly located at:

2930 NE Killingsworth Street
Portland, Oregon

On the Corner of NE Killingsworth and 30th Ave


wednesday - sunday 5pm - close

Our last day of service was Sunday, November 22, 2015

Thank you for five wonderful years 

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Dearest friends and family,

With mixed emotions, and after endless consideration, I am announcing the closure of Cocotte Bistro. After nearly five years of cooking, laughing, learning, and growing, the time has come to bow out. I could not be prouder of our accomplishments, and am closing this chapter without regret.

Though this was a difficult decision to make, my husband and I are heartened and excited about new opportunities. In the short term we are making no firm plans for a next business venture, though I hope to provide food, drink, and hospitality in some way in the future. For now, Henry and I are excited to travel more and spend time with our families, to continue discovering and learning, and to grow as individuals and as a family.

My heart swells with nostalgia reflecting on the past five years. We have been very fortunate to form genuine and lasting relationships by way of our bistro, for which we are so grateful. To our wonderful regulars, thank you so much for your undying support and friendship. I hope to stay in contact with you and feed you again in the future. To our amazing suppliers and purveyors, thank you for years of consistently reliable, personalized, above-and-beyond service. To our staff, past and present; there is no way to put into words the gratitude, pride, and respect I have for you. Thank you a million times over for giving a piece of yourself to my dream.

Our last day of dinner service will be Sunday November 22nd, 2015. Please come dine with us at least one more time before Cocotte is gone. Let’s make as many more happy memories as we can in the final weeks; help us finish on the highest note. And please, come use those gift certificates you’ve been holding onto while you still can.

For the final menus, I’ll be taking requests for fan favorites. Please email them to, subject: “fan favorite”, with as many details as you remember about the dish, and I will do my best to work them into menus and specials. If your request makes it onto a menu, I’ll be sure to email you and let you know.

Ideas are in the works for a big blowout at the end. Stay tuned for updates.

The past five years have defined me as a person and as a chef.

Thank you for indulging me.

With love,
Kat LeSueur

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