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Elliott's Oyster House

#28 of 3,053 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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1201 Alaskan Way Pier 56, Seattle, WA 98101-3449 (Spring Street)
+1 206-623-4340
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a fish person but the pesto salmon sliders where really good. They were half off during happy hour.

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Thank rosies98
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend & I stayed in the city for the weekend & we wanted to do a romantic date night. We have always heard about Elliot's Oyster House from friends & family so we finally made reservations! If you want to experience amazing seafood the Pacific Northwest is known for, this is the place. Wonderful selection of wine, the oysters... More 

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Thank Breanna L
Mission Viejo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very excited to try this waterfront restaurant. I ordered the grilled king salmon (served on a bed of cubed roasted potatoes and grilled asparagus). My husband ordered the scalllop risotto. The salmon was nice, but nothing special and was cold, as were the vegetables which were also soggy and extremely salty. The scallops were tasty but slightly undercooked.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband wanted to try oysters. I told him the best place to try is where they're used to serving oysters. It was a nice place. It was probably fancier than how we were dressed, but they didn't kick us out. The waitstaff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Our meals were very tasty.

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Thank Melanie G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time with my brother sitting by the bar. Oysters were fresh, the salmon was delicious and the king crab was amazing. Cool atmosphere and really friendly service.

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Thank Floferre
Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is amazing, especially the oysters. The clam chowder was also delicious. It is hard to choose just one entree. You will want to try everything.

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Bolton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a bit nervous because a walk by of the restaurant in the afternoon made the place look like a bar in front with a summer deck on the side. Not the fine dining. Glad we went ahead with our plans. The Oyster house in further back behind the front pub and along side what must be a lively deck... More 

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Thank Ed W
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner at Elliott's . Great variety of oysters to choose from & the servers are knowledgeable on them too. Great crab cakes there too. Would recommend the Dungeness crabs. Have a visit & you would not be disappointed.

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Thank twoodslye
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elliot's is one of Seattle's go to spots for oysters. The food is always great and right on the water. I often bring business associates here and I've never had a complaint. If you can, get here early for their progressive Oyster Happy Hour. 3-4 pm, $1.50, 4-5 pm, $2.50 and 5-6 pm, $3.50. Can't go wrong with those prices!... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not the best Oyster experience I had. We asked our waiter to select our Oysters based upon what we liked and frankly the first platter was very disappointing. Not to mention, rather than give us one each, he gave us two each so if we didn't like one of the Oysters there was a second one. I've never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $32
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Alaskan Way Pier 56, Seattle, WA 98101-3449
    (Spring Street)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Transit Routes 99-O and 99-I at Alaskan Way and Spring(.10 mi) Metro Transit Routes 10-O, 11-O, 113-I, 121-I, 121-O, 122-I, 125-I, 15-O, 18-O, 21-I, 22-I, 56-I and 994-I at First Avenue and University St (.15 mi)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-623-4340

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?