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Chandler's Crabhouse

#106 of 3,079 Restaurants in Seattle
#125 of 3,605 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Lake Union
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901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 (Aloha)
South Lake Union Street Car
(206) 223-2722
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very ggod, but expensive

Great meal outside on the patio. We had everything from the app of Calamari with a great sauce to fresh Dungeonous Crab legs. I have the scallops that were very fresh and thick. Suggest reservation if you want to sit outside Service was great, on top of all things. For four of us it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great meal outside on the patio. We had everything from the app of Calamari with a great sauce to fresh Dungeonous Crab legs. I have the scallops that were very fresh and thick. Suggest reservation if you want to sit outside Service was great, on top of all things. For four of us it was 250.00, with only three hard... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived early prior to our reservation and were seated, as requested, by a window. We ordered the crab omelet, fish and chips and the clam chowder. Neither coffeecake nor fritters were served although the brunch menu stated both are served with brunch entrées. We were given 3 sourdough rolls. Coffee was served continuously by our waiter, which I very... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The seafood was well prepared not over or undercooked but I think their chowder is over rated good but not exceptional. Great lakeside atmsphere esp for hot days.

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Seattle
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went for Father's Day brunch expecting great view and food, got neither. We were led to a dark table at the very back of the corner, understandably that it was a busy day. But soon several table by the window came available and we would have liked to wait had we been asked. The brunch was a pre fix... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Location, Location, Location! The view of Lake Union is awesome. The Seaplanes or taking off and landing, sailboats are gliding across the water while you have a wonderful libation and epicurean delight! Great way to spend the afternoon in Seattle! We had the clam chowder, crab cakes, dungeness crab salad and we were very happy with our choices. We sat... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Had some family in town and they wanted to try this place out. Beautiful view of the water on south lake union and great service but defiantly over priced. Ordered salmon, my guests had crab cakes (supposedly the best in Seattle) and scallops with pork belly. Our dishes were good but nothing that blew our minds. The salmon tasted fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went with my family for Mother's Day. The service was good! The waiter always checked in with us. My entire table got the "World's Best Crab Cake" for the price of it the entree was great! It was a huge, perfectly cooked crab cake and of course it filled you up. I would not recommend getting the Caesar salad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We sat on the deck.Our table was across from the servers station and it appeared the manager was training staff. Slightly annoying but not enough to downgrade review. Drinks were good, beef appetizer, clam chowder, crab and shrimp louie and halibut were very tasty. Server was very friendly and efficient. Nice experience.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great food (especially the king crab and copper river salmon). spectacular view from the patio and friendly service. The seaplanes landing were a fun surprise. The crab dishes were a bit pricey but pretty large portions. We will definitely come back again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The view to the lake is refreshing and the crabcake has it’s value. Very ‘crabby’ light and soft, like a pan-stirred piece of crab-soufflé. Hallibut and Salmon dishes were not superb but nice enough. King crab legs were deceptioning dry.

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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, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
    (Aloha)
  • Public Transportation: South Lake Union Street Car
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: (206) 223-2722

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene, Scenic view
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?