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Shucker's

411 University St., Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
(206) 621-1984
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Ranked #63 of 3,445 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $100
Hours:
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
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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
Neighborhood: Downtown
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
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Our meal tonight at Shuckers was so unbelievably good, I had to write a review immediately after leaving. This was definitely, hands down, one of THE best dinners I have ever had. The staff were amazing...Julia made sure our experience was memorable, and had everything arranged for us the moment we arrived. Our waiter Jim, was very attentive and friendly.... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very good sea food restaurant not too pricey and with really knowledgeable staff. We hadn't booked so we were very lucky to get a table.The decor is old-fashioned (in a way that adds to its charm) but don't be deceived the menu is bang up to date and the quality is excellent.Great place for friends or romantic couples.

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a late evening lite meal at this eatery, and was was really satisfied with food, service, and ambience. Though a bit pricey, I would recommend stopping by if your in the area. It was a short walk from my hotel, and worth the time.

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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I were in Seattle and it was our last night and we were looking for some fresh seafood. Shucker's did not disappoint. The clam appetizer with the Chorizo and garlic was simple and amazing. We did not care for the calamari very well as the flour coating was not at all crispy and tasted as raw flour... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Not too noisy, nice outdoor space if you'd like a tea or coffee or a nibble. Good hamburgers. Good location.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a wonderful evening a Shuckers. We made reservations with Open Table, but on a Thursday, it was not too crowded. I ordered a Manhattan cocktail and it was served up, perfectly poured. We ordered a mix of the baked oysters and each one was so delicious. I highly recommend the one with the crab and hollandaise, it was... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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139 reviews 139 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Eating at this restaurant was a highlight of our trip. I got the grilled seafood platter and my husband got the fried seafood platter. We could not decide which was better, they were both amazing. The fish was so fresh, cooked perfectly and seasoned expertly. They also had a good oyster selection. I will be coming back to Shucker's next... More

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Robesonia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at the Fairmont Olympic. This lovely boisterous restaurant fulfilled our need for delicious raw oysters. Service was good. At times I felt since it was just the two of us we were ignored. The meal was good

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Leesville, LA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Being from Louisiana, I have been an oyster fanatic my entire life. I've traveled the country and NEVER seen such a variety of oysters. The mignonette sorbet was an absolute winner. Shave some off and you get plenty with every bite. Only one issue and that was that the online menu is NOT what is necessarily have that day. Even... More

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Winter Haven, Florida, Usa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The food was average. The noise in the small space was very distracting when trying to have a conversation at your own table. There are better places to eat in the area.

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