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Elliott's Oyster House

#30 of 3,040 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1201 Alaskan Way Pier 56, Seattle, WA 98101-3449 (Spring Street)
+1 206-623-4340
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Atmosphere is great. Food was very good and prepared the way we requested. Service was amongst the best I have ever had. A bit pricey but what a great evening we had. Thank you Elliott's

Thank Norby G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in for dinner on a recent trip. The oysters here was amazing. I cant recall ever having better oysters. The staff was friendly as well. I would def recommend

Thank Robert C
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215 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here just because it was the closest place we could find for oysters. We had no expectations nor any prior knowledge about the place. Little did we know we had inadvertently walked into one of America's best oyster bars. These guys really know their stuff. There is a great selection and you can just trust their judgement to... More 

Thank JambianiNeil
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Elliot's Oyster bar at Seattle waterfront is warm , lively restaurant .With an excellent variety of oysters from the region and the pacific.Seafood is fresh and cooked precisely.Have good bar with good amount of wine and spirits.Wonderful to spent a nice afternoon or dinner with Family or friends.

1 Thank Rosendo M
Platteville, Wisconsin
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just had dinner alone on a business trip. It was fantastic! I had 6 raw oysters selected by the server, oyster stew and potato bread, along with a Bourbon and Vanilla Smash drink. Everything was excellent! I love the frozen concoction of ingredients like champagne, vinegar, garlic, etc. that they offer to top the raw oysters. Truly elevated the already... More 

1 Thank LivelyLaura
Akumal, Q.Roo, Mx
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favorite restaurants on the Seattle waterfront. The best selection of fresh oysters on the half-shell. Great selection of wines. Awesome complimentary bread.

1 Thank bajathecat
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family went here on a Friday and while full, it wasn't overwhelming. Lots of elbow room even though multiple conversations flowed around us. My daughter had an oyster plate picked by our waiter. She loves them on the East coast but an earlier trip to a different restaurant didn't go well. A different story here - she loved them.... More 

1 Thank groundblizzard
Jersey, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very lively young crowd eating seafood on the very unprepossessing Seattle Waterfront. Other than the ferry terminals this restaurant is perhaps the only reason to visit this rundown part of the city. Easy walk from central downtown hotels. We are not oyster fans but there is a decent range of non-oyster seafood dishes and meats on offer. Great energetic atmosphere... More 

1 Thank Chris M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an enjoyable place to be with the willingness to loosen your wallet a little. They have choices of different kind of oysters in different preparation. The tastier oysters are usually the real tiny ones. To make it a meal rather than an appetizer, you would have to order quite a few selections. Oysters are rich in nutrients and... More 

1 Thank ResponsibleTraveler
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a couples getaway week for us and my first trip to Seattle. Elliot's had great Yelp reviews so we chose to do a dinner there. The waterfront location was perfect and conveniently next to the ferry station where you can take your harbor cruises. The menu had several great options and we were so satisfied we came back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $32
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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?