This is the very definition of a "View Restaurant" - even on a cool rainy day with the mountains mostly obscured, the view of the harbor was outstanding. We watched some commericial fishermen prepare their nets on the back of their boat our entire meal (late leisurely lunch) and it was great entertainment.
The food however was just OK. It was our third rainy day in a row in Seward and many activities on the water were cancelled due to a storm, so we decided to spend some money on a nice lunch. Our salads were fine, the wine was nice and the service was good - but this was after Labor Day and the place was pretty empty. (The bar was pretty busy with bored fishermen watching ESPN due to the weather.) We then split an order of king crab - which we figured we had to have during an AK visit. I am not sure why this is - but I have not had a single native Alaskan say they thought ordering king crab at any restaurant was a good idea - at least now I see what they mean. Our crab was on par with what one gets at Red Lobster in the lower 48 - nice but not great - and pretty expensive. I think there are other "cafe/bar-food" type things on the menu what would be good at this place that one could have with a beer and the view - hamburgers, salads, soups, etc. etc. that would be fine. I would go back for the view and a drink - maybe the view, a beer and a burger, but we've had much better crab at "Joe's Crab Shack" in suburban Atlanta.
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