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Skillet Diner

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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, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 48
    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
Most recent review
Revisit disappointing

Lunch last week for 4 included cobb salad, corned beef hash, grits & belly and a burger. Add 4 beverages at $3 apiece and we ended up with a bill of $66 plus tax - $72.27 not including gratuity. Given their service can often be full of attitude, we thought a return visit would still be great food... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Brian12154
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Bellevue, Washington
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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151 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bellevue, Washington
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153 reviews 153 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Lunch last week for 4 included cobb salad, corned beef hash, grits & belly and a burger. Add 4 beverages at $3 apiece and we ended up with a bill of $66 plus tax - $72.27 not including gratuity. Given their service can often be full of attitude, we thought a return visit would still be great food. We've enjoyed... More 

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Whittier
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While visiting in Seattle our children took us to Skillet Diner. We heard it was extremely crowded on weekends so we went on a Tuesday morning and there was NO wait. We had a corner table with a nice view and GREAT service. My son ordered Corn Beef Hash, my daughter ordered pancakes, and my husband and I shared the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I got the ricotta-masa dumplings and the dish was probably one of the best things I have ordered anywhere! I want to go back and get it again! A little on the spendy side, but well worth it! It was great, very friendly service and a cute spot.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We enjoyed the food, coffee and friendly service for breakfast. We were on Capitol Hill for appointments at Swedish hospital and obviously not regulars, but we felt welcome. The food was similar to breakfast at our hotel (the Silver Cloud) but the coffee was very good and we liked the atmosphere.

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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Went here for a Saturday breakfast and shared a cinnamon roll with my husband and son. The icing was not too sweet and was very good. Their breakfast potatoes were flavorful. Service was quick and pleasant.

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Kent, Washington
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171 reviews 171 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went here because we love "diners" and heard how amazing it was Lot of good options on the menu - we sampled mostly breakfast items, and the overall value was good - nothing outrageously priced. However, the service was mediocre at best and really detracted from our overall experience. One of the charm of "diners" is the friendliness of the... More 

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Seattle
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A 45 minute wait for an overcooked chicken thigh on a waffle. Only once! I don't know why this place is so popular. No parking, little seating, rude servers, and only so-so food. Madness.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food is great, they are usually busy, but the hostess is EXTREMELY rude. I've been in the industry for 10 years and know what it's like when it's busy. However, there is no excuse to treat your customers with such disrespect. I watched her give attitude to two customers who were in the wrong seat, to another customer asking... More 

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North Vancouver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Venue was cool, modern with a charming feel to it. Atmosphere was lively. food was amazing. Great value for your dollar. Can't wait to go back next time in Seattle.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Saturday morning visit found a great vibe, friendly service, and the most KILLER brioche french toast topped with raspberry jam, topped with tender ham slices, topped with two eggs (I opted for over easy). Well worth the trip!

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Restaurant Details

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