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Harborside by McCormick & Schmick's

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1200 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 (Highland Drive)
(206) 270-9052
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Velvety Chocolate cake

The location is nice being by the water. There is parking available close by. Server made me feel that he is more obligated rather than taking pleasure seeing guests enjoy their meal. I am not overlooking the fact that this is his job. The Caesar salad looked not as appetizing--the lettuce looked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
  • Special occasions
  • Business meetings
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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is nice being by the water. There is parking available close by. Server made me feel that he is more obligated rather than taking pleasure seeing guests enjoy their meal. I am not overlooking the fact that this is his job. The Caesar salad looked not as appetizing--the lettuce looked wilted an there was too little dressing on... More 

Thank ting71n6
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE took a couple of our Veteran family members to dinner for an advertised Veteran meal on a Sunday Night. The staff was very unorganized but very polite. We sat in the bar and I noticed that the bartender was probably not their regular bartender I hope because we sat at the bar for 10 minutes before he said hello.... More 

Thank Kerbutts
Oak Harbor, Washington
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here for special date night dinners. The food is always fresh and there is always something new on the menu to try.The quality of the food is worth paying for. Service is above and beyond what you would expect.

Thank globegirl64
Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy hour here is terrific. Nice location right on the lake can't be beat on a sunny afternoon. A couple of years ago a big chain bought out McCormick's and the completely remodeled this location and brought in all new staff after being closed for a while. Prices increased about 50%, strange combinations for dishes and a menu that never... More 

Thank Amy P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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228 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My wife and I went there for happy hour, as we only wanted something light and it was near our hotel. Great value, and good food. Service as iffy. The host had a real attitude when we mentioned we were there for happy hour. Sorry, bucky, but if you offer it, people will come for it. And, it was a... More 

Thank KV-MKE
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I am a fan of McCormick and Schmik's, I frequented their location on 1st Avenue in Seattle, always had excellent food and service. Recently I ate at the Harbourside location and it may be that this location is a franchise and has been sold but whatever the reason the food here is disgusting. My caesar salad was sloppy, the croutons... More 

Thank BarbadosOkra
Anchorage, Alaska
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243 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This is a nice place with a very good happy hour, friendly service and great view. The staff seems a little disorganized but not irritatingly so. This is my favorite McCormick's in Seattle.

Thank gabriellap
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Let me say first that I LOVE McCormick and Schmick's Harborside. But the last time we visited, they were a tad disorganized. There was some miscommunication. Something. Maybe it was the wind storm that tore up their patio over the weekend, and they were just catching up. Maybe we were there too early (arrived at noon). The wait staff were... More 

Thank Ellen B
Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

When I am waiting for the seaplane at Kenmore air I often go here for lunch or a quick drink. A wonderful view of Lake Washington and they always offer a lovely fish special!

Thank MaritaHoldaway
Seattle, Washington
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We have come here for twenty years. Looks like they have remodeled. And with the new look came horrible service. The place looks fully staffed, and at about half capacity. There is no reason to wait almost a half hour to be acknowledged. May be my last time coming here.

Thank Richad B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
    (Highland Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (206) 270-9052

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?