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1900 W Nickerson Street, Seattle, WA 98119-1661
(206) 283-4665
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Ranked #179 of 3,487 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $35
Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Fast Food
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cowichan Valley, B.C.
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

A cavernous facility which we've discovered is quite common in the States for waterfront seafood dining, results in the atmosphere being heavy on the "family group" side of the equation but, once you get past the din and the (perhaps) off-putting sea of heads, the service was prompt and professional and (surprisingly?) knowledgable and the food fresh. Presentation was a... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We (6 adults plus a baby) visited Chinooks today for lunch. For the 4 of us from the UK (and Baby) it was our first time. The location, view and atmosphere hits you as you walk in. The menu was varied and there was something for everyone. The service - Polite, efficient and friendly. The food was excellent ! Would... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Chinook's is a good seafood restaurant with reasonable prices in the Salmon Bay harbor area. The dinning room and bar are oriented towards the harbor which gives a great view of the boats and fishing vessels docked there. The seafood is fresh and there is a good selection. Definitely worth a visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Hands down the BEST Halibut and fries (fish & chips) I have ever tasted! The breading is very light and doesn't weigh heavy in your stomach after eating it. If you are not starving it is enough to split with a friend. Tasty coleslaw comes with it. I think it was $14.95 and worth every cent! Perfect tarter sauce. I'd... More 

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Dallas, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The view is simply stunning, one of the vest views wharf views I've ever seen. Great to just sit at the bar and watch the goings on outside. The food was also pretty good and the service was pretty good too. Recommend their blue plate special, seemed to always bee a good fresh catch.

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Eugene, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I joined an old friend here for a week night meal. Service was perfect, food just great, but what I really liked was sitting by the big windows with a view of the small and medium sized commercial fishing boats my pal said was the Alaska salmon fleet. It's a large place with updated decor, ideal for a large party.... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We have eaten here a number of times. The food is good and the service just fine, but it is the location that makes this restaurant special. You are right on the docks with all the big fishing boats coming and going so be sure to have time for a stroll around the docks and fisherman's memorial. We enjoy going... More 

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Northern California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

One of the Anthony's group. Lunch. Oyster stew;crab gumbo; shrimp cocktail--all barely average. Ordinary and not generous. Service unbelievably slow and not at a busy time. Very very disappointing. View and location at the Fisherman's Terminal most fabulous. At least while we were waiting endlessly for our waitress and food we could watch the Ballard Bridge go up and down... More 

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Orange, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Chinook's is a restaurant that caters to the locals and is an excellent choice for local and Alaskan seafood. The three of us enjoyed an appetizer of fresh crab cakes and fresh grilled Alaskan salmon for our entrees. The view of the bay and moored boats make for an enjoyable view. We will visit here again on future trips to... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Broiled or sautéed fish is the specialty. It is always fresh and tasty. This is not fancy gourmet but a straightforward and tasty meal. Really love the hearts of romaine with blue cheese. That was awesome.

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Additional Information about Chinook's

Address: 1900 W Nickerson Street, Seattle, WA 98119-1661
Phone Number: (206) 283-4665
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Fast Food

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