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Steelhead Diner

95 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-1530 (Downtown)
206-625-0129
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Ranked #147 of 3,434 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: First
Transit: All downtown bus routes end near or around our address: 95 Pine Street.
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California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Our visit to this restaurant was disappointing. The duck breast was overcooked and tough, the pork rib chop tasteless. The restaurant was dirty - table and floor. The service was marginal...for example, the person filling our water glasses splashed water on our table and didn't even notice. We didn't complain about anything as they all seemed stressed. Found out later... More

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Seattle, Washington USA
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I'm not a regular here but frequent this place enough to have experienced what's consistently good and where they fail. The food is consistently good. This evening we had nothing but seafood dishes and they were all well-prepared; nice flavors, fresh ingredients. We enjoyed dining out on their patio but their cheap, rickety, unstable tables and chairs takes away from... More

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Gedera, Israel
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good food, elegantly served, excellent location downtown and near the (open) central market. Crowded, bustling, tasty, ample, reasonably priced. Nothing fancy but well worth the effort to get there (and to find parking). This is not the place for a romantic meal, but it is an excellent place in which to hang out and eat well.

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Edmonton
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We started by ordering the chicken spring rolls these were by far the worst spring rolls I have ever had, I couldn't even choke down one. Next our entrees I ordered the four cheese tortellini the sauce was bland the noodles undercooked and the grana they grated on top was so over powering in made me get sick within minutes... More

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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a reservation, per suggestion, but we arrived and were seated much earlier, which was nice because we were ready to eat! Others who were without reservations were able to be seated, also (around 6 pm). As the evening wore on, the restaurant became more crowded, so I can see how reservations would be highly recommended. Our server was... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our first day in Seattle and we had the best meal (cod taco, clam chowder and very special salmon/polenta meal) and experience (sat at the chef's counter). Highly recommend.

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I came from Arizona in search for as much fresh seafood I could eat during my visit. Steelhead Diner had my - Flash Fried Maryland Softshell Crab Po'Boy sandwich awaiting me to chose on the menu. The crab was huge and sweet and oh so good. In lue of eating this huge fried entree, our server let me swop the... More

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Northampton, UK
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We went twice - both times had the cod and chips. If I'd been writing this review after the first time I'd have given it very good for food and table but on the second visit the fish was very watery inside the batter which made it soggy. Chips nice though. We weren't that keen on our table as it... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were wandering around Pike Place looking for food. Everything had closed and we must have looked like we needed help. I nice local couple asked if we needed help. We asked if they had any restaurant suggestions for good food but not too fancy so we could take the kids. The recommended Steelhead Diner which was only 2 blocks... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had no reservations and just walked in. They found us a table right away. Our server looked like Katniss from the Hunger Games movie and was very good. Having never been there she helped is all find food that was too our liking and showed off the strengths of the place. The food was delicious, especially the steamed clams.... More

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