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Skillet Diner

#82 of 3,082 Restaurants in Seattle
#101 of 3,608 Places to Eat in Seattle
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1400 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122-4150
206-420-7297
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Two words: bacon jam

So this cozy little spot in Capital hill is one of my new favorites. Burger was cooked exactly as I requested, the bacon jam is straight from God, and they offer "poutine" as a side for everything. The only real gripe I had is the poutine doesn't use Beechers curd. Come on guys... local curd and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

So this cozy little spot in Capital hill is one of my new favorites. Burger was cooked exactly as I requested, the bacon jam is straight from God, and they offer "poutine" as a side for everything. The only real gripe I had is the poutine doesn't use Beechers curd. Come on guys... local curd and you can call it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

They have great creative dishes. Catered a wedding and served pulled bbq pork on a potatoe chip. One bite wonderful. The grilled cheese and bbq pork appetizers were delicious...and chicken sliders with spicy aioli sauce were perfect. In the restaurant the menu is made up of creative flavors.

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seattle
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Inside or outside does not matter much for the service which usually is great. Went there with large groups or smaller ones or as a couple and constantly very good.

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our last breakfast while in Seattle and it was perfect. The place is nice and bright, and the service is friendly and energetic. Husband enjoyed the pancakes and I had the grits and peek belly... So yummy!

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The place is hopping at all hours. Imaginative twists on old diner faves. Generous servings. Great location in lively pike-pine corridor. Staff are fun and friendly.

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food at Skillet is always great. Sometimes the portions are a bit big, and avoid on weekend mornings. The seattle brunch crowd can get a bit deep (30-45 minute wait). But the cin rolls and scramble are amazing!

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Red Wing, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This was good. This was very good. I am a vegetarian and that limits my review opportunities. So please take that into account. Being a vegetarian, I know my way around a mac and cheese meal. This was one of the best mac and cheese dishes I have ever had. But first, let's rewind. The Skillet Diner is a diner.... More 

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Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is a bit spending spent 35 dollars for lunch but so worth it. I had the regular burger and my friend had the way you like...food was great very tasty, fresh and healthy choices. If you are looking for a healthy down to earth place to eat I recommend this restaurant fully...nice job oh service was exceptional and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Out of all the the hamburgers I have ever eaten, this is one of my favorites. I ordered the Basic Burger with a small side of handcut fries. It was messy but it was delicious! The burger had juicy pickles, a yummy special fries, and fresh lettuce. The Basic Burger had grass fed beef, lettuce, special sauce, American cheese, and... More 

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Kalispell, Montana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I had the "deconstructed corn beef hash" the best thing I have tasted in a while...they even have liquor :) have a bloody Mary they're delish!

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Additional Information about Skillet Diner

Address: 1400 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122-4150
Phone Number: 206-420-7297
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1400 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122-4150
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-420-7297
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?