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411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
(206) 621-1984
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Ranked #74 of 3,441 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $100
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 4th Ave
Description: Boasting the beautifully carved oak paneling and unique tin ceiling of the haberdashery it once was in the 1930's, Shuckers is one of Seattle's oldest and most pre-eminent oyster bars. With a daily menu featuring a selection of fresh fish and seafood, Shuckers brims with 13 different kinds of oysters prepared nine different ways and features local artisan microbrews. The Zagat 2005 Restaurant Survey coins Shuckers as a 'Seattle classic' that is one of the 'best seafood restaurants in town' with 'great ambiance' and 'excellent service.'
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

It's taken me some time to write this as I forgot the name of the restaurant. Was in Seattle last year for work, and at the end of a very long trip from home, decided to treat myself the night before I flew back. As it was just me, I sat at the bar, ordered a glass of The Jack... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Was crowded the first night we stopped there, unable to get a table. I would recommend getting reservations. We stopped for a drink. Had nice snacks at the bar and a Jameson on the rocks.

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St Croix Virgin Islands
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Shuckers is in a beautiful room in a wonderful old hotel. lots of wood great bar. I went for the Oyster happy hour (they don't have oysters in the Caribbean where I live and oysters should only be eaten promptly after they are harvested) ON the phone I was told that they carried 8 or nine different oysters and each... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We ate Shuckers for the first time two hours after arriving in Seattle. We walked past the restaurant on our way from the rail station at Westlake to the W Hotel where we were booked to stay 3 nights. It was my husband Tom's birthday and we were looking for something really nice, close by with an available table. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

From the moment we walked in the door we were treated like royalty. Everything about the evening was superb! Service, ambience and above all incredible food and drink. The staff was delightful but extremely thoughtful of our privacy. I recommend this highly it's a 10!

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Chilliwack, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

First time visiting this restaurant this past weekend. Really enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. I started off with the wedge salad and for the main course had the dish with a sampling of halibut, salmon, prawns, crab mac & cheese and scallops. My wife had house salad with chicken breast. Both meals were very well prepared and... More

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Lewiston, Idaho
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My partner & I had to wait about 2 hours to get into this establishment, but we weren't going to leave Seattle without having great seafood. Good decision on our part. The restaurant is pretty small, and it can be a bit loud, but we felt like we blended right in with our jeans & uncollared shirts. The service was... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you are stating in the public market area, Shucker's is a must for dinner. Indulge in great seafood with very attentive and friendly staff. We visited as a large and noisy group of 8. All went well!

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Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a nice restaurant. Beautiful polished wooden panels and brass railings makes it feel more like a club than a restaurant - it is just so inviting. It has been serving oysters, for which it is very famous, and fish to the people of Seattle since forever and obviously has a big following. We went on a Friday evening and... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Was visiting Seattle for a wedding and the groom actually recommended Shuckers to us. We at first just thought we would go in for a drink and some apps but after a couple of great glasses of "The Jack" Shiraz and a big platter of the best assortment of raw oysters any of us had ever tasted, we decided to... More

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Additional Information about Shucker's

Address: 411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: (206) 621-1984
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 100
Cuisine: Seafood

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