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Space Needle Sky City

400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-905-2100
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch there - included is the lift ticket. You can go to the observation deck before and even after your meal. Check in desk is first floor of the Needle in the gift shop. We had a wonderful lunch - food delicious. Worth the...More

Thank mickeysgal
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Space Needle for lunch during a recent visit to Seattle. The view and the food were awesome. You cannot miss out on this opportunity if you visit Seattle to enjoy great food while the rotating restaurant 500ft up ensures you see Seattle...More

Thank Pierre_de_V
Reviewed 3 days ago

While this restaurant is expensive, the food and service are good and the views are outstanding! Reservations are definitely required! Eating here includes the price of the elevator ride to the top of the Space Needle. If you do buy elevator tickets before you eat...More

Thank arnoldt532
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So be ready to be committed to $50/pp to then be able to go to top for "free". The food is not exceptional but that's ok b/c you revolve- yes it's moving!!! Revolving restaurant with the best view in the city. I have serious motion...More

Thank LRRAZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Space Needle Sky City was a great place to visit on my fifteenth wedding anniversary. The dining experience was great. Quiet cozy atmosphere. Wait staff attentive but not over bearing. Food was fresh and innovative. Views were spectacular.

Thank Tammy Joy P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was on an eight day tour of the Northwest and this was my favorite meal. I had the halibut and it was prepared perfectly and was delicious. I also enjoyed their vanilla cream brulee. The very slow rotating restaurant provides unforgettable views. It is...More

Thank fcarolee
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great views, excellent service, and great food. It was expensive but worth every penny. We got to see the Space Needle included with dining at the restaurant. The scallops were like smooth butter and amazing. The Cornish hen was delicious and well seasoned. Our favorite...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Though lines can be long in summer, this is a good all family place to visit. If you want to eat at the restaurant and swirl around for the view, reservations are needed most of the time. It's casual dining, and equal $$ for other...More

Thank CORINNE G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to lots of places with great views, but this is in a class by itself. The 360 degree turning view of Seattle and Puget Sound was awe-inspiring. I was on a culinary tour and our director chose this because of the chef....More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to our trip to Seattle to take an Alaskan cruise, I did a little research on the Space Needle restaurant. At the time I thought it was a little expensive but we went anyway and I am glad we did. Part of the fee...More

Thank orangeman13
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Luke W
Dinner question:it says $50. per person minimum. Our family of four (two teenage boys) have reservations. I'm sure my husband and I will spend $200. for just the two of us. I can't see my boys wanting anything except cheeseburgers & fries. Does it all average out?
June 23, 2017|
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Response from JR2272010 | Reviewed this property |
I have two teen boys...if it were me...I would buy observation deck tickets and skip the meal
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michaelrj
What menu items are recommended (and, perhaps, which are discouraged based on experience)?
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Business1st38 | Reviewed this property |
If the iron flat steak is on the menu that would be my choice again. The few times we have been everything tasted really good. All else fails experiment.
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Mary C
We will be going there in June for the end of our trip out west and would really like to arrange our dinner to coincide with hopefully a sunset. Having said that, can we make reservations to assure window seating and what would be the best time to reserve to possibly see the sunset if it isn't raining?
April 1, 2017|
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Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
Currently the sun sets around 7:45pm or so and that will increase to past 8pm in June. The restaurant rotates and takes about 49-50 minutes to go around once. The sun sets in Seattle are not anything special and the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $100
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
9:30 am - 2:45 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:45 pm
9:30 am - 2:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109
    (4th Avenue and Broad Street)
  • Public Transportation: The monorail runs every 15 minutes from the Westlake Center on 5th Avenue and Pike Street to the Space Needle.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-905-2100
Description
For Pacific Northwest cuisine that is matched only by the views served with it, visit SkyCity, the Space Needle's revolving restaurant located 500' above ground. SkyCity's culinary team, led by Executive Chef Jeff Maxfield, uses Northwest-grown beef, produce from local farmers, and fresh, wild-caught seafood from the abundant waters of the Pacific Northwest to create some of the most flavorful and dazzling cuisine Seattle has to offer. Compliment your meal with a Washington or Oregon wine from our extensive, award-winning wine list. Be sure to end your experience with our famous Lunar Orbiter dessert served since the day the restaurant opened at the Word's Fair in 1962!! Breathtaking views are guaranteed from all tables at SkyCity and your elevator ride and Observation Deck visit are complimentary when dining. For revolutionary dining and memories that last a lifetime, join us for lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch.
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