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Ivar's Seafood

Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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Westfield Mall Food Court, SeaTac, WA 98188
(206) 248-0012
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This restaurant is at Seattle-Tacoma Intl Airport
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4:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 39
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  • 11
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty clam chowder

Really like the claim chowder in the U.S. And it seems so far that Ivar's makes one of the best.. Good sized portions and very tasty.. Recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The Ivar's I tried was in C termial--it was excellent! The clam chowder here may have been better than what I enjoyed at another Ivar's location. The service was quick, friendly and accurate. The decor was attractive. Everything one could hope for at a small restaurant!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Had the Fish & Chips and Dungenous Crab Cocktail. OUTSTANDING!!! The fish was perfect. Loved the crab cocktail. Wife had the white clam chowder and wanted to go back for more, but we had to board the plane. We waited a little longer than I thought for the Fish & Chis, but saw they made each order when it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Really like the claim chowder in the U.S. And it seems so far that Ivar's makes one of the best.. Good sized portions and very tasty.. Recommended.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have had Ivar's at both the Burien store and at the mall and both times it has been great. Just good fresh fish, cooked just right and with any condiments you could want. The chips are good and the coleslaw is really good too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Good fish n chips for a quick service restaurant. Can't really comment on price since all airport restaurants have to charge more to cover high rent charges.

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Bridgeport, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I love Ivar's and don't get it very often living on the East side of the state. Ivar's always has consistent flavor and crispness, and this was no different. We came during the busy lunch rush, but were served quickly. The fish was flaky and piping hot. The corresponding chips (fries) were excellent as well. This meal hit the spot... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was so happy to find something delicious while waiting at the airport. I had the clam chowder and it was the best I've had in a long time. Lots of clams and potatoes with a good thick cream base. Not to be missed if you have time at the airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

I love Ivar's, but sometimes the food at the airport location can be hit or miss depending on busy they are. The staff is always pleasant and the portions are good-sized, but if they're really busy and there's a line the quality kind of suffers. To explain, I ordered a wild salmon Caesar salad and the grilled wild salmon platter,... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've heard tales about the great seafood, so when I had a chance to grab some grub while waiting for a flight, I thought I was lucky. I spent the extra for the halibut fish and chips. It was small, rubbery and overlooked. Maybe that was my mistake for ordering such a great fish instead of cod for fish and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

. . .The take out line is full of flight attendants and pilots. Clam chowder is as good as the full Ivars restaurants and the fish and chips are always good. Always get clam chowder and shrimp cocktail for the flight home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Westfield Mall Food Court, SeaTac, WA 98188
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  SeaTac
  • Phone Number: (206) 248-0012

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 11:00 pm

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