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Salty's Seafood Grills

1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-1600
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Ranked #112 of 3,509 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: West Seattle Bridge
Transit: Bus or take the Elliott Bay Water Taxi from downtown Seattle Pier 50 to Seacrest Park. We're just a 5-minute walk from the pier.
Description: Located on Elliott Bay with sweeping views of the Seattle skyline, Salty's is "One of the world's great view restaurants," says a local critic. This restaurant wins annual awards for the Nation's Best Sunday brunch, Seattle's best seafood, best view restaurant, best outdoor dining. Whether dressed up or casual, in the dining room, on the deck, or in private dining rooms, guests love Salty's for fresh Northwest seafood, wild Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, live Dungeness crab, fresh Northwest oysters, clams and mussels, USDA prime charbroiled steaks, gourmet lunch salads and sandwiches and refreshing creative cocktails. Live music in the Cafe-Bar Mondays and Fridays. Happy Hour from 3:00 to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday, Cafe-Bar only.
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Colorado Springs
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217 reviews 217 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent dinner with large portions. We ate in the bar area which has fantastic views. Portions of the bar are raised so everyone gets a view--but the window seats are best! Lots of fresh seafood variety.

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Greater Seattle Area
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was the 2nd year for me choosing Salty's (Alki) for my birthday brunch. Everything from the crab legs to the Fair Scones was simply delicious. Lots of seafood, carved meats, breads, pastries, eggs, salads, etc. There is no way you will walk away hungry. Even though the restaurant has been packed both times, there is never any real waiting... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

January 9th, Salty's kept the holiday colors up and added Seahawks furor to their eclectic mix. It was colorful and celebratory. Their entertainment (combo band that played great oldies music), service and view of Seattle were all excellent. The waiter was a very easy-to-like fellow, was very busy but did a super job of making sure our needs were met.... More 

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East Fallowfield
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The best part of this place is the view of the Seattle skyline across the sound. That was great. The food was tasty. I got Cod crusted in almonds for an entree. It was cooked well and tasted great. Nice properly cooked french string beans with it. the appetizer was so-so at best. It was not great quality brie was... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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350 reviews 350 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I was excited to go to this place based upon other TA reviews and had a mixed experience. Yes, the setting across the sound with sweeping views of downtown Seattle were amazing and wonderful. From the parking lot to the interior, the decorations were great with the customized artsy nutcrackers which made the meal very entertaining. However with our party... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A great meal with an even better view across the water to downtown Seattle. We had booked a meal to celebrate our visit to Seattle. Great service and the waitress spend genuine time in talking about the menu and explaining the specials. The only disappointment for me was that it was quite dark whilst sitting at the table.

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Adelanto, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food was good... A bit overpriced... But I figured we were paying for the view. It is a great place to go just to have the experience while visiting Seattle.

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Alexandria, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The restaurant has great views of the city. We watched the New year's fireworks from our table. My lobster tail and claims were wonderful. One member of our part had a fantastic filet mignon. The fourth member had a 22 oz ribs eye that was mostly fat, and a bit disappointing. This place was pricey, but a fun experience overall.

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Kent, WA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We went to Salty's at Alki to celebrate my husbands birthday. We were treated like royalty from the minute we got there until the minute we picked up our car from the valet and left. The service really was amazing. The food was wonderful, and the water and City views are not to be missed. This is a great dining... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Perfect place to celebrate our 10th year wedding anniversary, the ambiance was perfect, overlooking Seattle at night was just amazing. The food was good, little pricey but the service made it worth.

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Additional Information about Salty's Seafood Grills

Address: 1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
Phone Number: (206) 937-1600
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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