We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Jack's Fish Spot

#220 of 3,080 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$
Downtown
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1514 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1574
+1 206-467-0514
Website
Today
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 211: English reviews
Level Contributor
61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great place for a fast lunch while shopping at the market. My food was definitely good but great. The clam chowder was a little light on the clam as well. I'd go again.

Helpful?
Thank Scott S
Floral City, United States
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grab a quick bite of fresh seafood or take some hoe. The staff is approachably gruff and the fish stew was absolutely wonderful. I also had shrimp cocktail that was quite tasty. Great spot to have a warm-up before continuing the Pike Place shopping experience.

Helpful?
Thank Kelly F
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eat fresh fish and oysters. Raw or grilles in the shell. Several varieties of fish and chips. Fresh seafood cocktails and great chowders.

Helpful?
Thank Richard C
Germany
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

It´s become a good tradition going there whenever I´m in Seattle and having some fish & chips with vinegar at Jack´s place. You get good and reliable level of quality. Nothing fancy, but fresh and straightforward served.

Helpful?
Thank Andreas V
Michigan
Level Contributor
497 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

After wandering through Pike Place Market, we had a hankering for some fresh fish. Fish tacos sounded good, and they turned out to be very good. However, we had to wait for quite a long time -- maybe they had to go get the fish from the dock?

Helpful?
Thank acedaughter
Prescott Arizona
Level Contributor
112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a market eating place....a couple of fryers behind the fish stand with a few bar stools. The cioppino is outstanding and the fried fish is real good. If you want sit down and fancy don't stop here. If you want awesome pacific coast seafood street food...wait in line and buy buy buy!

Helpful?
Thank Sawdogs
Mesa, Arizona
Level Contributor
77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

Jack's Fish Spot is right across from Pikes Market and a tasty place to get some lunch. Their fish and chips are awesome with fresh cut fries make on site. Also check out the fresh Shrimp Cocktail. Yummy.

Helpful?
Thank Pete C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

The staff are rude and wears dirty clothing. The fish are greasy and burnt. I ordered a 3 pieces of cod and got a greasy fries and 3 pieces of burned 2 inches long code fish. Tourist trap definitely

Helpful?
Thank RSESPINO
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Go elsewhere...I was really excited to try this place after reading great reviews. We ordered the fried halibut, which came with fries, another order of fries, and a shrimp cocktail. The shrimp cocktail was made with mushy, fishy tasting salad shrimp and was so unpleasing. We each tried 1 shrimp and could not eat any more. The fries ALL tasted... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shawn M. C
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We were actually looking for Pike Place Chowder, but came across Jack's first and thought the prices were reasonable so we placed our order - 2 bowls of chowder and an order of garlic fries. Our chowder came piping hot since it was sitting in a big pot and was pretty yummy and chock full of seafood. Sadly, the fries,... More 

Helpful?
Thank gc15982

Been to Jack's Fish Spot? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-467-0514

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jack's Fish Spot staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?