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Seastar Seafood Restaurant & Bar

2121 Terry Ave, Suite 108, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)
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Ranked #121 of 3,491 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Belltown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Denny Way
Transit: The South Lake Union Transit rail-car is available, stopping at the Whole Foods Market (we are up the stairs).
Description: Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar has been voted best seafood restaurant in Seattle by the reader's of Seattle Magazine, in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The Seastar wine list has been awarded the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" making both Seastar Restaurants the only Seattle and Bellevue seafood restaurants with this award. With an extraordinary rating of 26 from ZAGAT, Seastar has the highest rating for food of any seafood restaurant in the Northwest. Chef Howie's first location opened in downtown Bellevue in the spring of 2002, quickly winning numerous awards from Wine Spectator, Food & Wine, Sunset Magazine, and KING 5 Televisions Evening Magazines "Best New Restaurant in Western Washington". In January of 2009 we expanded to our Seattle location in the South Lake Union neighborhood south of downtown Seattle. Seastar Restaurant and raw Bar is proud to be Seatte's most awarded restaurant. At Seastar our chefs use local, seasonal, sustainable, quality ingredients to provide our guests with innovative menus and memorable experiences. We offer unmatched service and hospitality in a warm inviting environment. Providing our guests with great food, great wine, great service and unexpected hospitality and value is our goal. We offer incredible value with our 45 minute, $14 lunch, our Award winning Happy Hour, and our hospitable service. Whether your celebrating a special event or just dropping by for a quick raw bar snack Seastar has something for everyone.
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Awesomely friendly and helpful waitress, great recommendations, great food. Tried several plates and liked them all, tried several cocktails and liked them all. Nothing but goodness all around.

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121 reviews 121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

One of my favorite dishes at Seastar is the Tower with the best crab cakes, shrimp, and scallops, but this time we decided to try the 5-course Chef's Tasting Menu. Wow, were we impressed with the variety, presentation, and fantastic flavors. The amuse bouche was delectable mushroom soup, then fresh oysters with champagne and caviar, next came amazing ahi tartare... More 

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Lynden, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My wife & I came here with my parents last night. It was amazing. The food was sooooo good. I had the filet (8oz., I wish they had bigger!!) it was really good, cooked perfectly & the sides were amazing!! My dad had the Chilean sea bass, he said it was one of the best fish dishes he has ever... More 

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Anaheim Hills, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Happened across Seastar Restaurant while googling online and so thankful we did! The four of us had the best meal! It started with the Seastar Tower (trio of appetizers that included shrimp, crab cakes and scallops). I'm allergic to shrimp so unable to taste but the group loved it. The sauces that accompanied each appetizer were so delicious, a little... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Seastar was a pretty good trek from our hotel and we were initially disappointed with slow, somewhat inattentive service at the beginning of our visit. Then the staff kicked in an we ended up with some truly amazing seafood presented with a fine dining flair. All in all our evening turned out to be a highlight of our trip.

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Yum!!! Apps, entrees, dessert, wine list... They use the freshest ingredients. Best thai seafood salad app I've ever enjoyed. Excellent service (we sat in the bar area). VERY happy

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Came here for restaurant week based on the reviews. Can't say anything good. Chefs Choice wasn't a good choice - 8 pieces of the same and 4 around. Sushi tasted a day old and it was just awfully disappointing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews 113 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had a business dinner for 4 and everything was perfect. The service staff was very attentive and anyone who walked by our table was more than willing to help. The selection is pretty large and the food we chose was excellent an served piping hot. All in all this is a good spot.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After reviewing the reviews of many restaurants we chose this one. I wanted something special for our 10th anniversary. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff and it got better from there. We started with wine while we looked over the menu, our server never made us feel rushed and that was great. We chose the 1 pound... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place is in the middle of Seattle and clearly caters to a higher end clientele. The interior is well adorned and set up for fine dining. Other than that, I wasn't impressed. We met a group of friends from out of town at this location. The service was very good and made our visit enjoyable. The staff is attentive... More 

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Additional Information about Seastar Seafood Restaurant & Bar

Address: 2121 Terry Ave, Suite 108, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone Number: 206-462-4364
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
Cuisine: American, Sushi, Seafood, Steakhouse

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