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McCormick's Fish House & Bar

722 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-1801 (Downtown)
206-682-3900
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Ranked #499 of 3,429 restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $8 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Transit: Major Metro drop off one block West at 3rd and Columbia. Walking distance from Light Rail/Bus Tunnel Entrance at Third and Cherry. Sound Transit stop on Fourth Avenue in front of Columbia Center, 1/2 block south of restaurant entrance.
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Augusta
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

After walking all over Seattle, my husband and I decided on impulse to have dinner here. We didn't realize it was a chain at first, and it certainly didn't seem like a chain. The waiter was very patient with our questions and made some good suggestions. We were very pleased with the food and the wine selection was good.

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed at the Crowne Plaza on 6th Ave which was only a 5 minute walk away. The food was excellent, we opted for fish, and waiter service very attentive and pleasant. Would highly recommend based upon our visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

One thing I love about chain restaurants is you know what you're getting! I have never been disappointed in the food/service at any of them - also been to their places in Boston, Beverly Hills, Downtown LA and Burbank. My mum and I were visiting Seattle and she has food allergies and is quite fussy about her food - we... More

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Washington DC
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner and attentive service, but this original has been so well replicated by the rest of the chain that we could have easily been in an M&S in Virginia or Maryland. We had reservations for a weeknight but they were not busy and seated us early. The wine list is extensive, but the server provided good... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try out the reputation of McCormick and Schmick -we have their excellent fish cookbook back in the UK. The surroundings were traditional dark wood and we were given seats in an alcove with a good view of the diners, of which there were very few on a Friday night. The waiter was over the... More

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Auburn, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We enjoy good seafood restaurants. McCormick's, however, is in a league of its own. Absolutely outstanding, from the greeting at the door to the last bite of dessert. We have never been to a restaurant where the menu is so incredibly vibrant and creative, and where the chefs are able to always create truly memmorable masterpieces. Our most recent visit... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

mum loved the seafood, and I admit, it was gorgeous. staff serving us was totally fun and funny :) the scallops were AMAZING, the crab was MMMMM... i had grilled salmon, i love grilled salmon....very classy deco too, well, to us at least. posh feeling. dessert, well bro loved the chocolate cake, every bite he took he went "mmmm...." creme... More

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Items may be a bit spendy but it has a great atmosphere and a lunch menu that covers all the bases. I just wanted a sandwich and really enjoyed the sourdough avacado BLTA, while my friend had the northwest Salmon saute and raved about it. Both of our meals were certainly prepared by someone who knew what they were doing... More

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Newport Beach, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I have eaten at this chain at least a dozen times, although this was my first time at this Downtown Seattle location. And I couldn't believe the slack level of service we received nor the poor food quality. Literally, service at Chili's is better. The waiter barely came around. The kitchen changed major food items on the plate and the... More

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Naches, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I came in around eight for a late dinner and sat in the bar. Special for the night was cod fish and chips. Absolutely perfect! Bartender Jay was great and the service was awesome

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