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Chandler's Crabhouse

901 Fairview Ave. N. Send to Phone
206-223-CRAB | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
From the family that brought diners Daniel's Broiler, this seafood spot offers scenic waterfront views of Lake Union.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Dining room at Chandler's Crabhouse, Seattle, WA

Chandler's Crabhouse Restaurant Review

: A destination for locals and visitors since 1988, Chandler’s combines two Seattle staples: an extensive lineup of seafood and dynamite views of Lake Union, including float planes landing nearby. The upscale ambience and nautical touches make this fish house popular for business meetings as well as for special occasions. It's also famous for its year-round crab fest, which features (in season) giant Tasmanian crabs, Florida stone crabs, Chesapeake Bay blues, and from the Pacific Northwest, Dungeness and Alaskan king crabs. You’re welcome to don a bib to enjoy savory, butter-roasted whole crab or the stir-fried variety doused in ginger and black bean sauce. The versatile crustacean also stars in the sherry-laced cioppino and a whiskey-kissed crab soup. If you're not in a crabby mood, try fresh oysters in the bar or on the deck. The modest wine list showcases Northwest and California labels, and includes a good selection by the glass, nicely discounted for happy hour, offered daily beginning at 3 p.m. and lasting until closing time. For a satisfying sweet finale in the dining room, yes, there really is a crab ice cream available, but the banana cream pie is a much better bet.

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Two different songs playing simultaneously intolerable
by drothaar on Sat Aug 07, 2010 11:57 pm
This could have been a lovely dinner out. The view of Lake Union and Seattle was beautiful. The food was delicious and plentiful. The servers were very attentive and helpful. Having to listen to different songs playing in two rooms, however was torture. This was apparently not a unique occurrence, as when we asked our server if anything could be done, he said if they turned the music down, someone would just turn it back up again. He, however, offered to speak to the manager, who then turned the other room's volume down a bit, but we could still hear both. After I suggested that just hearing the one from the other room would be preferable to having to hear both, he did turn off the music in our dining room for a while, but later it was turned back on, and we were again forced to listen to both. As much as I loved everything else, it was unbearable, so I would never go back. Why waste a lovely evening?
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