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Etta's Seafood

2020 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2109
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Ranked #146 of 3,447 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $45
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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79% Recommend
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Palm City, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

You've got to try both -- they're the best I've every tasted. This restaurant is owned by world class chef, Tom Douglas and is named after his daughter, Loretta. I've never had better crab cakes! Check out our blog -- havesisterwilltravel -- for more travel tips!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Fish and chips at $16 for lunch serving 3 little pieces-We expected an excellent experience that did not back up the price tag.

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Santa Rosa, California
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We ate dinner here on two or three personal recommendations. Service was timely and server was nice with a quirky personality. Food was very salty and menu is somewhat limited. Portions are small and very expensive…i.e. 1 crab cake is $21!!! Wine list also limited, especially wines by the glass. Choose another place for seafood.

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Colorado Springs, Colo USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

The location is near the Pike Street Market The meal was good and the staff was accommodating for food allergies.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We had a nice lunch at Etta's. All of our party of four were satified with our choices. The clam chowder was different than most offerings in the area. My husband and brother-in-law both felt Etta was attempting a gourmet version that didn't really surpass other chowders. Not bad, just different. My sister and I both had fried shrimp. Both... More

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Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I popped in for lunch. We both had the fish n chips and loved it. The batter was more breaded than normal and very crisp! The cod was very moist and tasty. We washed it down with a couple of local draft ales and sat on the patio; people watching. The service was excellent too! A great... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Etta's was such a wonderful place to eat. I rarely pay attention to the atmosphere of a restaurant, but if you are there, take a look at the lights and the coat hangers. They are unique and just plain cool. And then I was brought Etta's crab cakes and they were amazing. Not a lot of breading, just packed with... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Yes, we went for the happy hour and were not at all disappointed. The selection of wines by the glass was very nice and the Dungeness crab was a perfect happy hour treat...three times! The service was very accommodating, efficient and friendly. Etta's is on our list for our return visit.

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Portland, Oregon
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant has been around for a long time. It is too well accepted. It is plain, uncreative cooking, and for our money, overpriced for what it delivered.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband gets seafood stew wherever he can; he think he's a seafood stew Connoisseur if you will. This is by far his favorite and I think I'd have to agree. I had the Salmon and, it too, was excellent. Service was amazing as well! Check this place out out!

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