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Salty's on Alki

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Wed, 3/20
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact


Essential Baking Company Bread Basket
black lava salt butter, seasoned olive oil
Harissa Clams & Mussels – Vancouver Island, B.C.
smoked tomato, leek, fennel, sweet vermouth, 'nduja toast
Coconut Crusted Prawns**
pineapple chutney, thai chili sauce
Dungeness Crab Cake – Westport, WA
preserved lemon and caper remoulade, frisée
Calamari – Monterey Bay, CA
house-pickled peppers, chipotle aïoli
Salty's Trio
dungeness crab cake, coconut prawns, calamari
Garlic Chili Prawns
tomato, cilantro, lime, crushed avocado, grilled baguette
Oysters – Pacific Northwest*
horseradish cocktail, raspberry mignonette (ask your server for selections and pricing)
Scallop and Shrimp Ceviche
oregon bay shrimp, bay scallops, mango, scallion, sweet red peppers, tomato, tortilla chips
Poke Bowl*
spicy ahi tuna poke, sushi rice, wakame salad, crispy wontons, pickled japanese vegetables, nori, wasabi soy
Grand Seafood Platter*
dungeness crab, alki hana sushi roll, prawn cocktail, tuna poke, oysters on the half shell
Chilled Prawn Cocktail
bloody mary cocktail, celery hearts, pickled green beans and okra
Alki Hana Sushi Roll
spicy alaskan snow crab, hana, asparagus, daikon sprouts, gerard and dominique lox, garlic sauce, tobiko
Salty's World-Famous Seafood Chowder**
surf clams, oregon bay shrimp, scallops, washington potatoes, applewood smoked bacon
Baby Romaine Caesar Salad
traditional caesar dressing, preserved lemon, hand torn croutons, pecorino toscano
Mixed Greens
grape tomato, cucumber, hand torn croutons (blue cheese, buttermilk ranch, louie, banyuls vinaigrette, lemon vinaigrette or oil and vinegar)
Baby Iceberg Wedge Salad
grape tomato, crisp bacon, hand torn croutons, pickled red onion, buttermilk blue cheese dressing
Grilled King Salmon
Sweet and spicy peach bbq glaze, shaved fennel, onion and charred corn slaw, coconut rice. Wine Pairing: Pinot Noir
Lavender Honey Salmon
mixed greens, fresh berries, spiced pistachios, chevre croquettes, banyuls vinaigrette
King Salmon and Halibut Brochette
local stone fruit salsa, coconut black rice, smoked pepper coulis
Grilled Halibut
Dungeness crab, avocado and feta salad, chipotle rice pilaf, aleppo chili oil. Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc
Seafood Cioppino
Wild salmon, halibut, manila clams, mussels, prawns dungeness crab, grilled fremont sourdough. Wine Pairing: Pinot Noir
Scallop and Prawns
Herbed risotto, watercress, roasted forest mushrooms, oil-cured tomatoes. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay
Simply Steelhead
Mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, lemon herb butter (no substitutions). Wine Pairing: Rosé
Wood Oven Roasted Ling Cod
Ssamjang glaze, portuguese sausage and kimchi fried rice, marinated trumpet mushroom and edamame. Wine Pairing: Riesling
14oz Lobster Tail – Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada
Butter braised and grilled, risotto, gremolata, asparagus. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay
boil style (Gluten Free): fingerling potatoes, corn on the cob, portuguese sausage (simple prep available)
Colossal King Crab Leg
2lb Live Lobster
2lb Live Dungeness Crab
Jumbo "Diver" Scallops
1/2 Lobster Tail
"Oscar" Style
Colossal King Crab Leg
1lb Dungness Crab
Surf and Turf*
5oz. petite filet, half lobster tail, asparagus, whipped potatoes. Wine Pairing: Chardonnay
12oz New York – Eastern Washington* **
Double R Signature; creamy mashed potatoes, pt. reyes blue cheese, green peppercorn demi. Wine Pairing: Cabernet
7oz Filet Mignon – Eastern Washington
Double R Signature; prosciutto wrapped asparagus, whipped potatoes, demi glace. Wine Pairing: Cabernet
8-Hour Chicken
Crispy fried, harissa mash, roasted baby rainbow carrots, pomegranate molasses. Wine Pairing: Malbec
Kimchi Fried Rice
portuguese sausage, marinated trumpet mushrooms, edamame
Grilled Asparagus
aged balsamic, extra virgin olive oil
Rainbow Carrots and Local Fingerlings
wood oven roasted, harissa crema, chimichurri
Syrah, The Jack 2016 Columbia Valley, Washington
Cabernet Sauvignon, Drumheller 2015 Columbia Valley, Washington
Cabernet Sauvignon, Fortres 2015 Sonoma, California
Merlot, Basel Cellars 2015 Columbia Valley, Washington
Malbec, Tomero 2016 Uco Valley, Argentina
Pinot Noir, Ken Wright 2015 Willamette Valley, Oregon
Pinot Noir, Line 39, 2016 California
Blend, Newel Structure Cellars 2015 Columbia Valley, Washington
Located on Elliott Bay with sweeping views of the Seattle skyline, Salty's is "One of the world's great view restaurants," says a local critic. This restaurant wins annual awards for the Nation's Best Sunday brunch, Seattle's best seafood, best view restaurant, best outdoor dining. Whether dressed up or casual, in the dining room, on the deck, or in private dining rooms, guests love Salty's for fresh Northwest seafood, wild Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, live Dungeness crab, fresh Northwest oysters, clams and mussels, USDA prime charbroiled steaks, gourmet lunch salads and sandwiches and refreshing creative cocktails. Live music in the Cafe-Bar Mondays and Fridays. Happy Hour from 3:00
$31 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my sister here for the first time , this was my second time and both times I’ve been satisfied with the service as well as the food. This is a must try place for sure.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ericaw108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, great menu, attentive staff. With that said food quality, presentation, portion size does not justify prices. very small cup of chowder $8.50, Fish and Chips with two small pieces of fish a hand full of French Fries $17.50. Table bread is a charge...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FallCityGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were so many great things about the restaurant that I really don’t know where to start! The views are amazing. The prices are reasonable. The service is excellent. Most importantly, the food is to die for! We were 45 minutes early for our reservation,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sarah8990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked via OpenTable 2018 Feb10 & 2019 Feb14, both times the reservation was readily honored and there are ways to select the right timeslot with changing the table seating number to identify what sized table is available My first time, I drove 7pm with GPS...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank P873TAdavidt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Seattle—-Great dinner/ views... waiter Percy was excellent! Thanks for the dessert Percy👍👍👍👍

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kelli W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never a disappointment when dining at Salty's on Alki. The wide range of menu selections offers diversity for any guests taste preference. Meals will be prepared and presented in the highest quality possible. Outstanding views of Seattle seen across Elliot Bay provide a relaxing atmosphere....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MPierce2fly
Reviewed February 12, 2019

My business partner and I were able to get a table with the amazing iconic view of downtown Seattle. I ordered the New York Steak which was absolutely amazing (cooked perfectly, lots of flavor). It was very funny to see the waiters dragging around these...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Not the cheapest place, but the bar menu and the lunch and dinner menus are all very good. Nice views from almost every table. Food is excellent, just pricey. Go to happy hour and save yourself a few bucks. Special events are held and are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michael A
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Good place, awesome view and good dishes. The ride on the ferry to get there was cool also. It totally worth it. A little wait to get a table though.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SaruMax
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Exceeds expectations every time we visit, and we've been dozens of times. Have referred friends and family visiting Seattle and they have all raved. It's a special place. Ask for a dinner table with the amazing city view, if you can get it. All the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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May 7, 2018|
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Response from Cape1993 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I just checked website and it is the same. But be aware that this weekend is Mother’s Day so they might have something special.
August 5, 2016|
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Response from Arno_Ilic | Reviewed this property |
yes I agree with most of what has already been written. I went in dress pants and a sports jacket and my wife wore a dress. We like to get dressed up when we go out. We did not look out of place, as some people were dressed... More
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