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Etta's Seafood

2020 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2109
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Ranked #151 of 3,440 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $45
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Virgina & Western
Transit: Our new lightrail system will get you from the airport right to the heart of downtown at 4th and Westlake, just minutes from our restaurant. The Metro Transit bus system is very accesible and a trip planner is available online at; www.metro.kingcounty.gov
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Generally I expected to be wowed by restaurant sea food - I look for dishes I can't prepare at home. We were sent here after asking several folks for a seafood restaurant and we were told that the salmon was the best in Seattle, so maybe my expectations were a little too high. All that to say, the salmon was... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

After reading some reviews for restaurants in the Pike's Place Market, we decided to try Etta's. It was close to our hotel and looked inviting. We had the clam chowder which was very tasty and decided to share a salmon dinner. The "rub with love" seasoning was great and the split portion was the perfect size. I would highly recommend... More

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Toronto, Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Cruised the Seattle waterfront on a lovely Saturday afternoon. Decided that now was the time for our very own bivalve festival. Etta's beckoned to us with an empty table window side looking out onto the harbour. A gritty location with masses of crawling traffic, pedestrians and Seattle sunshine (drizzle) but truly the best of harbour front Seattle . Off the... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

There were four of us and all of us were absolutely delighted with the dishes prepared for us. The seafood was incredible fresh but let's mention the crabcakes first......we like to think of ourselves as crabcake connoisseurs and usually we find that the cake is more cake than crab. Not here, not at all. The fresh taste of crab and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

If you are visiting Seattle, most of the time you are going to stay downtown, and, to be honest, there are not a lot of good restaurants in the downtown area. However, Etta's is the exception. A Tom Douglas seafood restaurant, Etta's has a few good staples in its repertoire to include the 'Rub with Love' Salmon and the Whole... More

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Arlington, Texas
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212 reviews 212 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

we really enjoyed our meal here. We stuck with their highlights and we were not disappointed at all. The king salmon was perfect and the kale side was also good. The crab cakes were great as was the breads, although a separate charge. A bit noisy, a bit slow, otherwise would have been a five star.

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Decorah, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fantastic food and even better atmosphere. Try the calamari, it's top notch! Right next to The Market and a great place to people watch.

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Denver, CO
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Located next to Pike Market, a convenient place for a nice meal. Enjoyed their amazing clam chowder to start. Non seafood lover had a nice flank steak dish, seafood lover had fish fry which in hindsight was maybe not the best choice - more freshly prepared dishes probably better. Quiet dining room and attentive service.

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Prince George
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were looking for great seafood and Etta's did not disappoint! The whole experience was great, from the excellent wait staff to the recommendations. The food was delicious and we were not rushed at all. They were very accommodating and suggested maybe we share one entree and then decide if we wanted another rather than ordering two.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across Etta's on our last night in Seattle and wished we found it earlier. Our server, Andrea, was charming and provided excellent advice on the menu and wine list she clearly knew well. We tried the Tom's Tasty Tuna Sashimi and this was in unbelievably tasty dish (the green onion pancakes were the perfect accompaniment to this incredible... More

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