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Elliott's Oyster House

1201 Alaskan Way, Pier 56, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
(206) 623-4340
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Ranked #71 of 3,488 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $32
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Spring Street
Transit: Metro Transit Routes 99-O and 99-I at Alaskan Way and Spring(.10 mi) Metro Transit Routes 10-O, 11-O, 113-I, 121-I, 121-O, 122-I, 125-I, 15-O, 18-O, 21-I, 22-I, 56-I and 994-I at First Avenue and University St (.15 mi)
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West Richland, Washington
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This restaurant was very good in the past, but seems to be lacking now! Service was excellent, but the food prep quality and flavor was poor for this price point. Enjoy the view, but will head back to the wharf for seafood

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had a great time at Elliot's. I am an oyster fanatic. They had over 2 dozen different species of oyster to choose from. I was able to try multiple kinds of oysters that I had never tried before. It was great. I was there with my family. A little pricy, but it's on the seafront and they have quality seafood.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews 153 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Don't like oysters but I decided to be adventurous. I ended up liking the ones they gave me! They were sweet and delicious. They had a tasting menu so I tried a few different options. If I enjoyed them then I'm sure an oyster fanatic would be in heaven. It is a bit pricey.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Venturing into Elliott's Oyster House, located on the pier area of Seattle's waterfront, you'd fear a hipster seafood eatery with upscale decor and a scenic setting but food that doesn't measure up. Wrong. The seafood at Elliott's is top-notch (my family ate there twice during our short stay in Seattle). The crabcakes are divine, and the varied fish options are... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We sat outside and had a beautiful view across the Bay. Our server was very pleasant and attentive. The food was excellent! The restaurant has a large beautiful bar. Will eat there again!

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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Okay, I have not shared my most favorite home restaurant in Seattle. So here goes... If you are looking for the best seafood in Seattle, this is my #1 choice. The progressive oyster bar during the week is superb and lots of fun with a variety of oysters, as well as appetizers. Hope they bring back the Jack Daniels oysters.... More 

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Farmington Hills, MI
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Elliott's Oyster House is located on Pier 56, right down by the water. Our window table allowed for a beautiful view. The oyster menu is huge, but we chose the Tequila-Lime Mussels for an appetizer, which was very flavorful. There were quite a few selections of fresh salmon. I ordered Sockeye, which was delicious. My husband really enjoyed his Grilled... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Visited Elliot's near Pikes Market. Great oysters (plus a great selection of oysters from various sources. Really good, attentive and the difference in oysters is noticable and delicious. The service was good and attentive wail staff. We had a wonderful time. Oh yea, the view is a nice bonus. But besides the oysters, we had delicious entres, but no room... More 

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Fremont, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a nice restaurant right on the pier so had a great view of the Sound. Glad we were able to eat here since it closed shortly for the 6-month seawall project. We had just missed the lunch crowd so had to wait 5 minutes for a table. The lunch portions are generous (had the Elliott Bay Burger, spouse... More 

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Millbury, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The restaurant is right on the water. The food is a little pricey but is very good. It is also very touristy spot but we had a spot right near the window so we could watch the boats go in and out. It was nice to go to once but I would not go back.

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Additional Information about Elliott's Oyster House

Address: 1201 Alaskan Way, Pier 56, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: (206) 623-4340
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
Cuisine: Seafood

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