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Ponti Seafood Grill

3014 3rd Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-1601 (Magnolia / Queen Anne)
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Ranked #125 of 3,446 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Magnolia / Queen Anne
Cross street: Nickerson
Transit: Metro Buses #26, 28: Fremont / N 34th Stop; #17, 31: Nickerson
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Los Angeles, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We followed the directions on our GPS and thought it was taking us to an industrial area and just as we were sure we were in the wrong location we arrive. The only parking is with the valet and from the outside you can't tell its on the water. We arrived for the end of happy hour and all the... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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82 reviews 82 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

the halibut was superb--fresh ,cooked just right and prepared w potato gnocchi and vegetables that enhanced the delicate infusion .The and the coconut infused seafood mixto was its usual perfection full of Weatherrvane scallops , white shrimp, Alaska cod, plump mussels , local oysters and clams. Salads were delicious and the special peach cobbler prepared with local tart peaches. service... More

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seattle, washington
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139 reviews 139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

perhaps it helped to have made 5:30 reservations on a gorgeous Seattle evening, so we beat the later, predictable rush. We were seated at a lovely table on the deck and enjoyed an excellent birthday dinner of 1st, shared calamari appetizer ($13), fixed mediterranean style with olives & wee tomatoes, not deep fried, then my generous serving of perfectly cooked... More

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We chose to have dinner at Ponti to celebrate our eldest son's 21st birthday. We asked for a table on their deck that overlooks the ship canal. Our table was set with flowers petals to celebrate the occasion and Alexandre was greeted with a very nice "Happy Birthday" by the manager and our server. The food was very nice. I... More

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Pacific Northwest
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I had family visiting in town and being a local, wanted them to have a nice dinner by the water but had no interest in the typical tourist restaurants (e.g. palisades, salty's, lake union restaurants, etc) then I remembered Ponti. Its tucked away in fremont area, overlooking the lake washington ship canal. My family loved it and watching the boats... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ponti is a wonderful romantic restaurant with incredible food and a great view of the water. We were seated outside. Our party had halibut and cod. Everything was prepared with the freshest ingredients and unique flair. Ponti is in a neighborhood near the city, but away from the tourist crowds. Great find while in Seattle.

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Godfrey, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Went with a group for a business trip, had the thai curry pasta with lobster and scallops, calamari and octopus appetizer, chocolate cake....everyone raved about their dinner. They have a nice little private room for groups but the outside deck was nice too - just rainy when we were there....

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Champaign, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We returned to Ponti for our anniversary and was treated royally.. We had a table by the window, choose that location or outside on the canal if the weather is not too cold, but they do have heaters. We had rose petals on our table, a lovely congrats card and very attentive French speaking lady. She was lovely. There is... More

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Long Beach, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were in love from the time we walked in the door. Beautiful decor! Great friendly, helpful staff. We were seated outside under the heaters,( just perfect). We'd first thought to eat inside but would have missed the amazing views and activities going on along the ship canal as well as the Fremont bridge. The menu was wonderful. We each... More

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Kent, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The King Copper River Salmon was done to perfection, moist, hot, with no distracting sauces or seasonings. It was allowed to stand on its own. Ponti's really knows how to do seafood, and is our go-to place for Copper River King.

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