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Chandler's Crabhouse

901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 (Lake Union)
(206) 223-2722
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Ranked #126 of 3,471 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $35
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood: Lake Union
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Aloha
Transit: South Lake Union Street Car
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Sammamish, Washington
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120 reviews 120 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We had a table with partial view of the marina which was pleasant, however, the overall tone of the restaurant was a little subdued, lacking some soft music in the back (some live piano music would enhance the experience, no doubt... just a suggestion); lighting was good. Service personnel were attentive and willing to explain the menu options at your... More

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We were looking forward to eating here on our last night. Shame it didn't live up to the expectations. We had a drink in the bar before eating. The cocktail I had was excellent and the service very friendly and natural. The starters were very average - more like pub food and my serving of calamari was huge (too big)... More

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Seattle, Washington
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113 reviews 113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been here 2 times, and consistently received excellent food. The service was not outstanding, not bad. Ranging in that non standout category. The view is great if you are lucky enough to get the view seating, or call ahead to reserve it. There are tables that are not near as good as some of the great view tables.... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

More for business-related dining (employer-paid). Great view, awesome service. Expensive menu. I would not recommend this place for family dining. No parking validation (not too bad but just considering the menu price, this would have been a little price for them to pay).

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Right out of the gate, I don't eat seafood. I'm about as strictly meat-and-potatoes as it gets. But because my wife enoys seafood, I've had plenty of seafood restaurant steaks in my time. I go with low expectations so I'm rarely disappointed. This visit to Chandler's was about appeasement for my wife's seafood craving. Pleasantly, both of our meals were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The food was average seafood fair and overpriced. Good service and nice views but definitely not worth the expense. Nice atmosphere.

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Miami, Florida
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282 reviews 282 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place to watch a sunset, over Lake Union...Mussels were good and nice wine selection. Salad came with rockfish, very enjoyable. Happy hour is 7 days a week, short walk from MOHAI and Museum of Wooden Boats. Classy place, good service.

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Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Though I was looking forward to this restaurant on our recent trip to Seattle, our experience at Chandler's Crabhouse left much to be desired. The food was ok, but nothing I would need to go back and have again. The service was also just average. Though courteous, our server seemed much more focused on the bigger tables around. There also... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We enjoyed a water-view table (requested by us) to celebrate a special occasion. Excellent crab cakes, delicious salmon. Great service!

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New Port Richey, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were staying at the hotel across the street and walked over dinner. The restaurant was as good as the previous reviews, if not better. Our martinis were perfectly chilled and well made. The selection of fresh oysters were extremely fresh and a good variety. We ordered the fresh sushi of the day and also the fresh seafood entrees, both... More

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Additional Information about Chandler's Crabhouse

Address: 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: (206) 223-2722
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 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 21 - 35
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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