Ivar's Mukilteo Landing
Ivar's Mukilteo Landing

Ivar's Mukilteo Landing

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ivars.com/
  • Phone: 4257426180x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Beat The Tide Menu (starter, entree, dessert for $19.38):
    Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Dinner:
    Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm

    Happy Hour:
    7 days a week!: 3:00 pm – 6:00pm and 9:00pm - close

    Lounge Hours:
    7 days a week: 11:00am - 11:00pm

    NOTE: Holidays may vary. Hours and menus subject to change.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Craig Breeden
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: Offering spectacular 180º views of Possession Sound, Ivar's Mukilteo Landing can help you make the most of your rehearsal dinner, intimate wedding, business meeting, anniversary party, retirement party, family reunion or whatever private dining function you would like to plan.
  • Private Party Contact: Greg Covey 4257426180x
  • Special Events: We're celebrating our 75th Clamiversary. Enjoy specials, deals and more. Details at: www.ivars.com/75th

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mukilteo Speedway
  • Public Transit: Whidbey Island Ferry, Sound transit light rail, Metro busses.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of parking options with a large private lot and street parking.
A word from Ivar's Mukilteo Landing
Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing is pleasantly situated on the water next to the ferry dock in historic Mukilteo, just 30 minutes north of Seattle. From the scenic dining room and outside deck, you can watch the ferries come and go as you enjoy mouth-watering seafood and a wide assortment of Ivar's famous original recipe entrees and many other Northwest favorites. Ivar's Mukilteo Landing is open for lunch and dinner.
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Ivar's Mukilteo Landing reviews from OpenTable diners
150 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (131)special occasion (87)great for lunch (68)neighborhood gem (60)good for groups (56)fit for foodies (49)great for outdoor dining (48)romantic (37)kid-friendly (35)great for brunch (16)notable wine list (15)hot spot (12)vibrant bar scene (12)late-night find (7)Show More
  • Great Lunch
    Terryj
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Really enjoyed the view and food. Great service and really love the smoked salmon chowder.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good fried seafood...
    ErinT
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Great waterfront location, friendly service although not the most attentive. Fried seafood dishes were good, though not amazing. The calamari, however, was some of the best we've had. Everything else, especially the salad, was not good. Small portion, flavorless dressing, microwaved chicken breast from the freezer. Definitely WAY overpriced. Probably won't return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Final time with a friend
    Windows
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Our retired group of four have been going to dinner about once a month for ten years. One of our number will not be with us next time due to cancer. Erik, our server, and the rest of the staff made this an enjoyable time together. Quick but not pushy service and excellent food. The Taste of the NW was excellent with Halibut, Wild Salmon and crab cake. Great place to enjoy life and memories.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reliable
    Argentcedar
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    After living in the area 14 years I have yet to have a bad meal at Ivar's in Mukilteo. When the dining room is full, it can be noisy, but the view more than makes up for that. This time I had the special: swordfish with a unique sauce; both were perfect! Service was excellent. Prices: moderate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great view but beware the fryer!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    For those not familiar with the Ivar's chain, it's a Seattle area chain which mostly consists of pier side fry huts and clam chowder shacks. I wasn't aware of the fancier offerings of Mukilteo Landing until about a month ago. Parking is a bit of a pain. The menu sounded great. There's a large nearby lot, but it was packed. First of all the view of the ferry dock and Sound is great and kept my kids entertained while we ate. The restaurant and staff were clean and well appointed. Our appetizer towers of crab cake, coconut shrimp, and rare tuna were great except the shrimp which were far over-fried. The clam chowder and sourdough bread were all decent as well. The meal of fish and chips was way over-fried. Leaving the meal kind of heavy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Food4thought
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had the pleasure of dining with friends while on a visit to Seattle. We had a reservation for 6:00 and when we got there we were seated immediately ( there were several people waiting for a table I might add). The service was excellent and the food came out promptly. Everything was delicious from the clam chowder to the salmon. They also had a very nice wine list. Will definitely be back on my next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Typically excellent
    Disappointed
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We have been to this restaurant a few times over the past few years and it is always excellent; excellent food, excellent service, and being right on the water makles for a gorgeous view. The wait person asked if we were celebrating anything, and I said my birthday. She came back with a handwritten note wishing me a Happy Birthday. A little thing, but nice gesture!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    You can never go wrong here. Great food, friendly staff,and amazing view! The taste of the northwest gives you everything you want at a reasonable price. Best clam chowder in the world hands down!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantasic Seafood resturant!
    Jimbo
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I used Open Table to reseve a table for 3 and asked to be seated by the window if possible. We arrived at 6:00 and we were promptly seated at a beautiful window table.....the water was so close we thought we were on a cruise ship! The service, cocktails, appetizers and main fish entrees we all thought were excellent! This made for a great birthday dinner!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small-Chained Restaurant Experience
    LariatVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Fish & chips is fine. Chowder is standard. The salmon is done well. The razor clam meaty. Average fair. A safe bet for a nice place to dine with once-in-awhile get-together people: Fancy but not-too. Expensive but not-too. (Not as much as my memory serves.) Five hosts lingers by the host podium, arranging menus, looking bored, leaning listlessly, chatting aimlessly. And when a customer left, one of them made a face behind the customer. Not very professional. Otherwise, service at the table was fine.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • scruffy
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We have been coming here for years BTS (Before The Storm). This most recent visit was exceptionally fine; perhaps thanks to the company with us, but, service was excellent and food tasty and attractive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We had company from Canada and they wanted to eat where they had fish. Usually we go downtown to Ivar's, so came to your place. They really enjoyed the place and the food.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food, beautiful view
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    My friend and I had the halibut salad with goat cheese, roasted walnuts, and an outstanding dressing! This plus the sourdough rolls and we were in food heaven! We can't wait to return!! Ask for a table by the window and you may be lucky!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Changed
    Seabass
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Not sure what happened, but our last meal was not close to what we had experienced in the past. I previously found our meals there exceptional and worth the added expense. However, I brought 3 others to the restaurant last Saturday, and our food wasn't any different than what we could get at some cheap restaurant chain. I paid over $100 for this, and we were all disappointed.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Lunch
    Kristie
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Our party consisted of 6 adults and 1 baby for a special occasion lunch. We had courteous, friendly & quick service, and the FOOD, OMG it was great! We had a variety of seafood dishes and all were delicious. My seafood sauté had a delicate tomato/cream sauce and a balsamic reduction drizzle. You could taste the individual seafoods and the sauce tied it all together, with the drizzle adding an acidic spark. The great thing about Ivars (for lunch) is the food is fantastic while the atmosphere is casual and fun, with the Puget Sound View, you can't beat this!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite night out
    TastR
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Our Pacific shoreline offer many options for a sunset-viewing, seafood dinner. Ivar's at Mukilteo Landing is almost always my first choice. Several servers have been there for years so they're pros and greet us as friends. Our meals are dependably delicious (we particularly enjoy the oysters and razor clams). It's among the few places I order salmon - never over-cooked, over-seasokmned, or over-dressed at Ivar's. We easily converse with friends and love the ever-entertaining ferry traffic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fave!
    Odie
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    You wouldn't think a restaurant next to a ferry terminal would be that inviting, but I have been coming here since it was Taylors Landing and have never been disappointed in the crowd or the view. One of the few places that I can get whatever the Chef's Special is without looking at the menu, and know it will be the best thing in the restaurant. Great staff in a relaxed atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • worth the drive
    Rod101
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great food, Great Service, Great view. Worth the drive .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too expensive for lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    The food here is good and the views are fantastic. But average of $50/person is too high for lunch. The bar items in particular were very overpriced.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • halibut salad was delicious
    dbhr
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I really enjoyed my evening..food was wonderful, service was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Food plus Adrianne!
    Pete
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    As always, the seafood at Ivar's Mukilteo was perfectly prepared and presented, with a wonderful view, even on a very rainy day. Most noteworthy, however, on this occasion, was our waitress, Adrianne. She was incredibly attentive and pleasant, without being intrusive, saw to our needs before we were even aware of them, and new how to present a meal, one course at a time with a smile and courteousness. She made sure this was a birthday dinner to remember! (The noise level in the dining room depends on the courtesy of the diners, naturally, which in this instance was a bit much.) But Adrianne and the food more than compensated.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always excellent
    Excellent
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I live in Coupeville but make the trip to Ivar's occasionally when a really good meal is in order. Love the view and the service is always exemplary. It is a favorite restaurant for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ivar's Mukilteo Landing
    LuvIvars
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Absolutely wonderful food and excellent staff. Very comfortable, attention to detail on your order, nothing missed or done incorrectly, attentive waitress and very knowledgable on specials and options. Very enjoyable and will continue to dine here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Lunch Spot
    Jimmy
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Thick clam chowder and very fresh grilled rockfish carbonara made for wonderful meal with a friend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great dining
    Twyla
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Really enjoyed our meal and the service. Receiving the anniversary card that we were celebrating was very thoughtful and meaningful. Really enjoyed the view and the friendliness of the staff. Food was excellent had the leftovers last night and they were great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still popular for good reason
    Ivars12thman
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    First time in the door was about 1984, said to myself, "I see why people in the Northwest brag on Ivar's." Everything, from the steamers to the Copper River salmon, is always excellent with quick service to boot. Will continue to enjoy, hopefully for many years to come.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Celebrated Grandma's 84th birthday with the family. Everyone had a fantastic meal. We asked for and enjoyed a window table right next to the ferry. Weather was spectacular too, which made it even better!!! It really is a family favorite spot! Our server was delightful and took excellent care of us!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lori
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We loved the food however was disappointed in cleanliness of restrooms and over crowded restaurant. We sat on patio but couldn't relax because of cheap plastic chairs and being right on top of other diners. The music volume combined with the conversations around us made us disappointed we spent so much money to eat at the Landing. We did not find it relaxing and will not be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Once Again Awesom
    Aubbie
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Ivar's in Mukilteo is one amazing place. While most people associate Ivar's with Fried food or fast food, this location sports not only the outdoor walk up Ivar's but also Fine dining and a tremendous view of the Puget Sound looking towards Whidbey Island. We are never disappointed with the food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We love Ivar's!
    Constress
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Even during the Lighthouse festival, we managed to find parking so we could have a late lunch at this favorite spot. With the online reservation system, it was a breeze to secure our preferred time and we were seated immediately. Our cozy table for two was right next to the window for a great view of the ferry, water and Whidbey Island. The appetizer tower is a bit pricey but totally worth it! I can't wait to get back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BobR
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Very good, as usual! Reservations were easy to make, and the food was good. Parking can some times be a concern.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Clam Chowder was fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We had heard the clam chowder was delicious and it lived up to it's reputation. Great sea view made for a perfect lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great seafood place
    LawrenceG
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This was an excellent restaurant and on the water. The food was very good and we enjoyed the atmosphere of the place.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The best fisn'n chips I've ever had
    theatrenthusiast
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I ate the Halibut Fih 'N Chips, and it was so delicious. It was not greasy and the quality of the fish was so moist and flaky, just outstanding. Of course the location on the water and next to the Mukilteo ferry providing an incredible Puget Sound view.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wibbens for 13
    Jeri
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We had a group for dinner in the Fireside Room and had great service and excellent food. The only complaint I would have is the loudness in the room. We couldn't talk to people unless they were right beside us, and to talk across the table we had to repeat ourselves several times to be heard. Conversation is just about impossible in this room with such live acoustics. Maybe they could add something to the ceiling to soften the bouncing of the sound waves. When you have a room full of hard surfaces, there is no place for the sound to be absorbed. I am a music major and very aware of acoustics, and although hard surfaces and high ceilings are great for singing when everyone is quiet, they are horrible for large groups.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Have eaten here may times. Always good service and good foor
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great fresh seafood!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We always enjoy Ivar's for fresh seafood - and great clam chowder! We always make sure that we visit this restaurant when we are in Washington. Good service and nice table with beautiful view.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great waterfront dining
    EJ279
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Ivar's is always one of my favorite places for dinner, especially when I have out-of-town guests. When the weather is nice, eating on the patio over the Sound at sunset is hard to beat. The menu is always great, including excellent drink options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    char
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    great service, great view, great food. The late lunch/early dinner time is great for a leisurely chat and eat. No rush from the staff even as the dinner crowd starts to come in.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Usually great
    maeaVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Our waiter was overwhelmed, slow and rude. We usually have great service. He was put out when we asked for anything. Ordered a cocktail never got it. Had to send back the crab bisque because it was cold, came out cold again and switched to chowder and was still charged for both.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic