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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner

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Westward is a water-inspired full service restaurant and bar located on North Lake Union. Chef Jack Rodgers leads the team in new directions, striking a delicious balance between contemporary Northwest and Mediterranean flavors. The approach is natural and continually evolving, reflecting the simplicity of great products, fresh ingredients and the changing seasons. The wood-burning oven is at the heart of the kitchen and is an integral element in the restaurant. Each seat has unique views of the lake and the city and a large deck, fire pit and beach area provides space to sit outside and sip cocktails in the summer, or snuggle in the restaurant's wool blankets in the winter. The 150 ft. Dock
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
American, Seafood
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner last night with my grandparents and sister at Westward. They do not take reservations night of so we took our chances and showed up. We boated to the restaurant as it is waterfront in Lake Union - north side. There was an...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Westward via boat and were able to find a spot at their dock. The views of south Lake Union on a sunny late afternoon were great. We were with friends and family and had a leisure dinner. We brought wine, but started...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lee F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading great reviews about Westward, I squeezed it into my itinerary during our trip to Seattle. We arrived without reservation and were sat right away (it was early evening on a Sunday). We opted for outdoor seating which made it nice to enjoy the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tresmelange
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Gorgeous view of Seattle, we were there on a perfectly clear and sunny day, boats come and go and seating outside include Adirondack chairs looking out to the Sound. Food was outstanding and a breakfast bourbon drink set the stage for a perfect morning.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bernbg
Reviewed June 29, 2019

I've dined here several times. Amazing view, great ambience, like a photo shoot in "Sunset" Magazine. But wow...hideously expensive and I have a couple of significant gripes. During the summer, no one will pick up the phone. You can only communicate via e-mail. (Really?) I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 595dougs
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Great setting on the edge of Lake Union in the University District. Nice open deck when the weather allows. Young persons hard-surface, noisy restaurant. Best oysters I've had in ages, maybe forever. Choice made by wonderful waiter. Main courses all excellent. Great restaurant packed in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank piotzar
Reviewed May 14, 2019

My mom and I came here for Mother's Day brunch. By the time I made a reservation, the only option before, like, 3pm was when they opened at 10am. All of the staff we encountered were super personable. We felt like the breakfast menu was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We came here for brunch recently and it was our first visit to Westward. The location is great with an outside seating area and views of the lake. As many other reviewers have said, it would be a wonderful place to sit outside and have...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rae_wul
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I penned an early less than glowing review for Westward. the view has always been awesome, but at the time it was pretentious and just not great. We went back, and with new management, it was a treat. The menu still falls short of 5...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Longfisher
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We went here on our anniversary using a gift certificate we were given for $150. By the time we had paid the bill we needed to add an extra $100. We consumed a dozen oysters, one other small appetiser and two entres, one of which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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