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The Brooklyn Seafood Steak & Oyster House

1212 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2926
+1 206-224-7000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1212 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2926
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well, if you like to WAIT forever for your surly, condescending server to take your drink order, then this is the restaurant for you. FOOTNOTE: We had dinner here on June14th. This was our 5th visit to the Brooklyn for dinner over the years--previous visits...More

Thank Sterling M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nick was our server and he was wonderfully understated in his approach. He gave us time to peruse the extensive menu and provided suggestions along the was. I opened with the bourbon sampler while my wife had the Piccadilly square. Both were outstanding. We also...More

Thank Cadbanker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t have a booking , we were directed to the chefs counter , which is a great place to sit anyway as you can watch the chefs working and preparing our delicious food ! We had the grilled squid , clam chowder , steak...More

Thank Sarita00
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brooklyn was recommended by my hotel as a place for Dungeness crabs. It is not, but the food was delicious and great ambiance. I was quickly seated at the high back chairs at the back kitchen where you can watch the chefs prepare the...More

Thank gatoreed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A classic! The Brooklyn has a great circular bar area, excellent tables, but for me the high back wooden chairs at the back bar (dinner service) make it feel like a rich, private club.The food is all top drawer with an excellent raw oyster selection....More

Thank guru4travel
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has quality good but it is expensive. I thought it odd that they did not provide complimentary bread. The pork chops are monstrous in size. Bring your appetite.

Thank Keith A
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Made reservations for a family and friends dinner based on recommendations. Service was outstanding as was the general atmosphere of the restaurant. We ordered several appetizers as well oysters which were pretty good. The only hiccup was undercooked salmon... which the manger “comped”. All in...More

Thank Stiv_Wa
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Went in a bit skeptical, but reviews were good, so we took a chance! So glad we did, extensive wine list, and the food is unbelievable, a bit on pricey side but so A+! I had the best bouillabaisse, and a colleague ordered pork chops-...More

Thank Olesea Eric D
Reviewed April 15, 2018

After a nice day on skis in Snoqualmie, I treated myself with a beautiful dining experience at Brooklyn. Enjoying 3 marvelous courses with beautiful wines. Definitely coming back

Thank Eric Z
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We dine here often before the symphony (5 Ish) to have an excellent,leisurely meal. We always begin with several kinds of raw oysters from the area around the PNW. We then follow with a small plate selection which could be more seafood or a meat....More

Thank Dorothy R
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Hannah- probably one person. Suggest you hit happy hour for the best deals on drinks and snacks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2926
    (Second & University)
  • Public Transportation: Directly across from the University Street transit tunnel. Allowing easy access to the light rail, free ride bus zone and transit options for the greater Seattle area.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-224-7000
Dine with us and Celebrate 22 years of award winning food and service. Join us for the freshest ideas in Northwest Cuisine! Enjoy fresh seafood delivered daily, the largest rotating selection of fresh oysters in the city, 28-day aged beef and a delicious selection signature desserts. The Brooklyn is centrally-located in downtown Seattle, directly across the street from the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall and the Seattle Art Museum. We are within easy walking distance of Pike Place Market and Seattle Waterfront.
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