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“Waterfront view”

Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 47 Restaurants in Seward
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $45
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Chinooks is located right on Seward's waterfront. Serving a Fresh menu of Alasaka's best seafood. Also serving Steaks and options for vegetarians and gluten free options. A new Sushi bar has been placed upstairs near our huge picture windows to enjoy. We have 12 Alaskan brewed beers on tap with a full bar of premium hard to find spirits, and one of the best Scotch selections in Alaska. A worldly, yet well rounded wine selection is also available.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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“Waterfront view”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Food was good, and window view was beautiful. One of the nicer restaurants along the water, sit down, with many different menu options. Wait time was minimal and staff was friendly. Would recommend to others.

Visited August 2013
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food and view at Chinooks!!!”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

The food was delicious at Chinooks. It was 4 of us. We had a wonderful view of the marina; however, the best thing is that all 4 of us loved the food. Honestly, after an 11 day trip in Alaska, I can't remember specifically what I had, but know I enjoyed it so much!! The waitress was very nice and the food was served in a reasonable amount of time. It was a fun time and good food had by all.

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El Paso, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
“Reviews Were better Than the Food”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We heard that the chef had won an award for the best seafood in Alaska, so we decided to give Chinooks a try. Maybe he was away competing in another competition the night we dined because our halibut was a bit dry and the crab cakes were definitely more filler than crab. While the view is terrific and the service is fine, the food left us a bit disappointed. Out of four foodies only one in our party walked away raving about his meal. The rest of us thought Chinooks was o.k., just not the best place we ate while visiting Alaska. Our suggestion would be to drive on down the road to the Double Musky Inn.

  • Visited August 2013
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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“Wonderful food!”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We had dinner here the first night in Seward. The food was so good we went there out only other night in Seward too, and were not disappointed! The Chef's specials were to die for.

  • Visited August 2013
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Decatur, Georgia
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“Great view, great food, greate cocktails, great service...”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Had a terrific meal at Chinook's - I ordered the scallops mac and cheese and my husband ordered the rockfish wrapped in prosciutto. My dish was perfect: plentiful medium-sized scallops in an ooey-gooey cheese with elbow macaroni. Rather than a firm baked mac and cheese, this mac and cheese was more like a thick sauce with yummy stretchy cheese strings as I picked up each bite. The portion was large and there was no room for dessert. My husband's rockfish (aka red snapper) was also delicious. Our server was attentive and the view was wonderful. Because we had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, we each had a cocktail at the bar. I had a Ginger Snap - think Moscow Mule but a little sweeter - and he had a Manhattan (he loved it - I think Manhattans taste like kerosene). As far as pricing goes, yes it is a bit expensive. I still wouldn't call this a tourist trap - i'd call it a really good restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
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