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Canlis Restaurant

2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206 (Magnolia / Queen Anne)
+1 206-331-3348
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Ranked #7 of 3,509 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $85 - $125
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Neighborhood: Magnolia / Queen Anne
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Haliday
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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed a birthday dinner for him at Canlis. Go for the extensive multi-course menu with wine pairings. I had the vegetarian tasting and he had the main tasting. EXCEPTIONAL cuisine, presentation, service.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Perched atop a hill overlooking beautiful Lake Union, this charming restaurant welcomed me with its natural warmth and relaxed elegance. In fact, from the moment I set foot inside it's dimly lit space, there was a roaring fire burning inside a large stone fireplace, which only added to the log cabin inspired environs of this contemporary restaurant with a rustic... More 

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Megan B, Guest Relations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are so encouraged to hear you enjoyed your evening so well. I hope we get to see you again in the future! Please feel free to reach out directly should you ever need a reservation. All our best, Megan More 

Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
551 reviews 551 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
572 helpful votes 572 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Service is an art at this pricey restaurant, from the water glasses that always remain full, to the valets, who have been alerted to your impending departure and have your car waiting at the exit. An especially nice touch is the owner appearing at your table before you go, discussing your dining experience and other matters (Go Seahawks!). Staff has... More 

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Megan B, Guest Relations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so encouraged to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. I'm sorry your food was not what you had hoped for. We do not take lightly the price tag of a night at Canlis and to hear you did not feel the value was there is not okay with us. Know that we... More 

Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We dined at Canlis for my birthday this year as we did for my 40th. 8 years later, they still do not disappoint. We got lucky and got Table #1. This was Peter Canlis's old "office" table. There is still the old rotary phone and there is a great view of the restaurant and Lake Union. The staff is attentive... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

NYE @Canlis was perfect and well worth the special occasion price. Even with fixed menu chef handled dairy allergy issues without missing a beat and my allergy sufferer did not feel like she missed out at all. Great service without being stuffy or pretentious. Appreciated men must wear jacket rule. Highly recommended for special occasion or out of town visiting... More 

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Israel
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Spectacular view, great ambient, beautiful people, excellent service and delicious food - Canlis restaurant definitely has it all! I dined at Canlis during a business trip to Seattle and the entire experience was just perfect. The restaurant is unexpectedly located in a remote place, but it is one of the things that make it special. The view over the lake... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

your restaurant has a good view, and food is very good, i have a good time at your restaurant, i think i will return again

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Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We dined at Canlis before Christmas for a special occasion, which is why most people would choose to eat there. The service is very attentive and the menu somewhat restricted, as you can order a three course meal or a four course meal for a set price. We began with the starter bites, which is a nice touch, followed by... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Ordered starter : Shrimps Mediocre entré: Fillet Mignon Catastrophic ! Kobe Filet Mignon Very good dessert: Creme brulée Good Cheese OK service : friendly but mostly very fake

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Big Sky, Montana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were lucky enough to be seated at Table One and immensely enjoyed our experience from beginning to end almost 3 1/2 hours later. The service was outstanding, especially by Stephanie. Friendly, quiet, without checking in constantly but always there when you need her. The wine list was extensive and full of some very special vintages. The food was all... More 

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Additional Information about Canlis Restaurant

Address: 2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206
Phone Number: +1 206-331-3348
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Magnolia / Queen Anne
Open Hours:
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 85 - 125
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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