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Salty's Seafood Grills

1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-1600
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Ranked #84 of 3,445 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:30 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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Seattle, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The waiters at Salty's are the best. One waiter named Ryan remembered our names from the first time we were there and what drinks we liked.If he was our waiter, as soon as we were seated he would see us and order our drinks. Unfortunately he left , but the other waiters and waitresses are also very good. We still... More

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San Diego
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I wanted to enjoy seafood and unfortunately, there were three seafood dishes on the menu that had added meat, including bacon and sausage. Which left me with very little to choose from. My husband could only find the jidori chicken. Not what we expected.

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Winthrop, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was situated with a great view of the lake. The weekend buffet is a bit pricey at $45.00 but the food choices were unbelievable! They had everything from seafood of every type prime rib, hams, asian food, omelets, actually anything you can or would want in a high end buffet. The presentation of food was incredible. This is... More

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My husband went to Salty's on the recommendation of a friend that used to live in Seattle and we were not disappointed. We rode the water taxi from Pier 50 over. A word of caution this water taxi service's last trip back to the Pier 50 leaves at 7:30p so if you have a evening dinner reservation you will have... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is perhaps the best view you get in Seattle (including Space Needle). Skyline view after dark is priceless! This is also the main reason to visit Salty's. The food is ok, nothing more. Service is great though.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The brunch was good and almost all the food was good. the view was awesome and for us the special food was king crabs with the butter oil it was really great.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My niece's wedding reception was held in the down stairs area and we flowed in side and out onto the outside balconies. I'd only dined upstairs previously but if you want to hold an event I really recommend the dining space and outdoor decks on the water level. We were right across the bay from downtown Seattle so the views... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was at least my 2nd visit here for the brunch. Definitely worth a visit. Location super awesome with great view overlooking the water and city view (including space needle). Everything super tasty from breakfast items, prime rib, fresh oysters, crabs, etc. I never get a chance to try everything. I have yet to get try the omelette and pasta... More

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32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Salty's on Alki Beach. What a beautiful view of Seattle and the waterfront. We have enjoyed their brunch so much we now go every 2-3 weeks. The best brunch we have ever had anywhere. When you arrive, there is coffee and scones for you as you wait. As you are seated, the hostess picks up a plate of freshly made... More

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Atlanta, GA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I guess people go for the view. And it is beautiful. Service for us last night was awful. I should also state I rarely write bad reviews. First we arrive and the hostess convinces us that sitting outside is the best choice. It was getting chilly and we weren't dressed for the chill but she assured us a outdoor heater... More

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