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Best Seattle Seafood Restaurants


Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the 2014 top seafood restaurants in Seattle.

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Anchovies & Olives Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Anchovies & Olives, Seattle, WA 1550 15th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
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Seafood from chef Ethan Stowell on Capitol Hill. More...

Anthony's Pier 66 Northwest
12/20
2201 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
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Anthony’s casual dining takes an upscale turn at Pier 66. More...

AQUA by El Gaucho Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at AQUA by El Gaucho, Seattle, WA 2801 Alaskan Way, Pier 70
Seattle, WA 98121
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Seafood and scenery star at this elegant waterfront restaurant. More...

Blueacre Seafood Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Blueacre Seafood, Seattle, WA 1700 7th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101

Seafood for all budgets in downtown Seattle. More...

The Brooklyn Pacific Northwest
12/20
1212 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
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Old-school steakhouse décor and a contemporary oyster bar. More...

Chandler's Crabhouse Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Chandler 901 Fairview Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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Seafood complemented by scenic Lake Union views. More...

Chinook's at Salmon Bay Seafood
12/20
Fishermen's Terminal
Seattle, WA 98119
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Fresh fish lands daily at this family-friendly seafood spot that's a cornerstone of Fishermen's Terminal. More...

Dahlia Lounge Northwest
14/20
Dining Room at Dahlia Lounge, Seattle, WA 2001 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
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Seattle's pioneering restaurant offering Pacific Northwest cuisine. More...

Etta's Seafood Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Etta 2020 Western Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
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Tom Douglas and his crew serve up seafood steps from Pike Place Market. More...

Flying Fish Seafood
14/20
300 Westlake Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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The fish fly from skillet to plate at this South Lake Union eatery. More...

Matt's in the Market Northwest
14/20
Dining Room at Matt Corner Market Building
94 Pike St., #32
Seattle, WA 98101
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Enjoy seafood along with views of Pike Place Market activity and sparkling Elliott Bay. More...

Ponti Seafood Grill Pacific Northwest
14/20
3014 Third Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
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Classic views and a seafood-focused menu make Ponti a Seattle favorite. More...

Ray's Boathouse Northwest
12/20
Dining Room at Ray 6049 Seaview Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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Ray's Boathouse draws crowds with its prime waterfront location. More...

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits Northwest
13/20
4300 Fremont Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
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Fresh Northwest cuisine served with a Southern accent. More...

Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, Bellevue, WA Civica Office Commons Building
205 108th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Seafood dishes from chef John Howie served in style on the Eastside. More...

Seatown Seabar & Rotisserie New American
13/20
Pike Place Market
2010 Western Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
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Tom Douglas offers a seafood menu at his casual Pike Place Market restaurant. More...

Steelhead Diner American
13/20
Dining Room at Steelhead Diner, Seattle, WA Pike Place Market
95 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
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New Orleans meets the Northwest in a seafood showdown with a view. More...

The Walrus and the Carpenter Northwest
14/20
Dining Room at The Walrus and the Carpenter, Seattle, WA Kolstrand Building
4743 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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Renee Erickson's small-plates oyster bar in old Ballard. More...

Westward Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Westward, Seattle, WA 2501 N. Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
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Mediterranean flavors and a Northwest feel season this waterfront seafood feast. More...



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