Red Fin Restaurant
Red Fin Restaurant
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Red Fin Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.redfinsushi.com/
  • Phone: 2064414340
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:30am; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Happy Hour: 4:00pm - 6:00pm and 10:00pm - Close Daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Pan-Asian, Japanese
  • Executive Chef: Chef Joel Lewis ; Sushi Chef Kazuo Takigawa
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our full lunch and dinner menus are available for catered events. With one week's advance notice, we can tailor to all of your catering needs.
  • Special Events: Nightly specials! Monday: Neighborhood Night. Tuesday: $2 draft & $1 sake specials. Wednesday: Happy Hour all night. Thursday: 3 for $30 tasting menu & $3 wine glass pours. Saturday: 1/2 price wine on bottles under $50. Sunday: $2 wells

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th and 7th Avenue and stewart
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Paid valet parking is available to our customers through the Hotel Max. Additionally, there are numerous public lots nearby.
A word from Red Fin Restaurant
Red Fin, like its ever-popular sister restaurant Wasabi Bistro in Belltown, offers innovative Asian fusion in a stylish and inviting atmosphere. Hailed by locals and tourists alike for having some of the best sushi in the city, the inventive rolls and exquisitely prepared nigiri and sashimi platters delight all manners of sushi connoisseurs. Join us for your favorite libation at Red Fin’s bar featuring a broad variety of local and international wines, Japanese sakes and imaginative cocktails.
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Red Fin Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Last Day at the RED FIN
    MrMoto
    Dined on 7/18/2013
    Restaurant is closed as of 7/19/2013 Sorry to see it go.
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    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was great, Service wasn't the
    modernhippie
    Dined on 6/25/2013
    I have been to Red Fin several times and the food is always really great. Unfortunatley even with a reservation we ended up in a back corner by the storage room I believe this made it hard for our server to remember us because he forgot us several times and even completely missed our order of gyoza. But the food was great and always is and although I didn't have a cocktail since it was a business lunch, I have been for happy hours and their cocktails are great!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My udon and steak was warm.
    SEAdinnerVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2013
    My udon and steak was warm. Service was a bit slow.
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  • Arrived at lunch, but ordered
    Ken48
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Arrived at lunch, but ordered from dinner menu "Chef’s Choice Large Sashimi to Share" great choice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for conference lunch
    MtVernonVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2013
    Nice food, comfortable setting. Service was a bit slow, and i'm not sure why, since there seemed to be sufficient staff. This is a very nice place to come for lunch during a conference/convention.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I just stoped in for an early
    PizzaEaterVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    I just stoped in for an early dinner and only had Salmon sashimi. It was good. The service was fine too. The music was a little loud and whoever was in charge kept changing the channel.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place for lunch. Food
    hikeguru
    Dined on 3/11/2013
    Nice place for lunch. Food and Service were good. Moderately priced. Nice quiet atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was our second time into
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 3/4/2013
    This was our second time into Redfin for dinner before a show and our second time having Sheana as our server. She was so efficient and friendly, catered to our need to be out by a certain time to catch our show. She explained and suggested some delicious rolls Budha and 7th. Both were delicious! She made sure dishes were out of our way, water always full and any need we had was met. We had their hot sake for drinks and it was great. Food took a little longer then normal but Sheana made sure to let us know in advance of the longer wait.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was really good,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The food was really good, although the portions were very small for the price. You can go to some of the more known sushi restaurants downtown and pay about the same amount for more food. I prob won't go again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Amazing three course lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Amazing three course lunch menu for only $15 keeps us coming back time and again to enjoy this beautifully decorated downtown gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very knowledgeable server
    Infomancy
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    Very knowledgeable server was able to recommend a nice sake and great roll choices for those with less sushi experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • When we arrived, we were told
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/19/2013
    When we arrived, we were told that the kitchen didn't open until noon yet our reservations via OpenTable was accepted for 11:45. We were treated like this was OUR fault. Additionally the menu online was not reflective of the prices in the menu, despite our being there so early, there was no brunch or lunch offerings which led to some confusion since we'd been looking at the online menus ahead of time. The restaurant's own website was seriously lacking and I would encourage them to improve this to entice customers. The food was very good as were the drinks but the restaurant was SUPER cold which took away from our experience.
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  • Red Fin is one of my two favorite
    Fantayssia
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    Red Fin is one of my two favorite sushi restaurants in Seattle (the other is run by the same folks - Wasabi Bistro). The food is always great, and the service usually is too. This time though, the food was great, but the service was a bit of a miss. I'll definitely be back and hope the service was a one-time fluke.
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  • Good food if you have the time.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 1/10/2013
    If you like sushi and your not in a rush I would recommend giving Red Fin a try. The sushi rolls were very good, a friend and I shared a spicy tuna roll, spider roll and dragon roll. The miso soup was interesting and tasy not your typical miso, tasted like it was more of a chicken broth verse the traditional bean base and had generius portions of mushrooms, seaweed, and green onion mixed in. The only draw back was how slow the service was. I don't recommend going if your limited on time. This was my third lunch at Red Fin and each time the servic has been very slow.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Started with the Lychee Martini
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Started with the Lychee Martini which was fantastic. They don't skip on the alcohol. Short ribs, miso cod, uptown Cali rolls and Buhdda Rolls were excellent. There was a roll that was coated in tempera that was okay and the dessert banana bread pudding was also okay. Wasn't too crazy even though it was NYE. Overall a great dinner.
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  • Awesome sushi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    I love this place for sushi. The service is always top notch and I've never had a bad roll here. All the food is fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place to each sushi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Food was great except for the cucumber Fizz drink. All I could taste in the martini cucumber fizz was alcohol, no flavor of cucumber or nothing. I couldn't even swallow the drink because it was super strong and then they took it back and put more carbonated soda and it all I tasted was the carbonation soda. Not a drink I recommend ordering there, but the waiter was nice enough to take it off the bill which I thank him. Other than that, I found it a great place to each sushi and excellent happy hour. Will definitely return again. Great customer service!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, special occasion
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  • Red Fin roll disappoints
    NapaNVIP
    Dined on 12/27/2012
    I tried their signature sushi roll for the first time, it was somewhat disappointing and not up to par with the rest of their rolls which are outstanding. As usual, the service and ambiance were outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was amazing, food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 12/24/2012
    Service was amazing, food was delicious, ambiance, and staff added to a perfect dinner. Love the sushi rolls, especially 7th avenue and Spicy Crab. Garlic edamama is phenomenal! Lychee martini is sweet but delicious! This place is a must, stopped in before a movie at Pacific Place. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great, imaginative sushi rolls.
    FoodFanVIP
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    Great, imaginative sushi rolls. I prefer the lunch menu over the dinner menu because of the "bento box". Great option for vegetarian diners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent food, our second
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    excellent food, our second time, will be back again. Staff were all professional and added to a nice evening
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This place used to be amazing,
    MacseattleVIP
    Dined on 12/12/2012
    This place used to be amazing, but the last few times I've gone during lunch, service has been painfully slow. Over an hour to receive lunch is TOO long. Please beef up your staffing and understand some folks need to get in and out in a timely manner. Thanks
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  • We came in for happy hour
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 12/9/2012
    We came in for happy hour and had the best server Shanna take care of us. She was knowledgeable about the menu and so helpful with reccomendations and suggestions. She was attentive to every detail of service, when our drinks were low, empty dishes, and water, she was there to take care of it. She is a gem! The food was awesome, we loved the Chef Choice Sushi-Sashimi, and had some amazing rolls. Make sure to try the escolar!! Enjoyed some of their speciality drinks, delicious. Happy Hour is in the entire restaurant, and they have so many options for a great price. It's a must for Happy Hour any day of the week. California has great sushi but this restaurant is now a favorite! We will be back!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very conscientious and attentive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/8/2012
    Very conscientious and attentive staff. Sushi fresh and flavorful
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious sushi, food and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 11/5/2012
    Delicious sushi, food and drinks. Incredible service, attentive, timely, friendly and so helpful explaining the menu. We sat in the restaurant and loved the ambiance and music. Awesome happy hour with both options for the sushi eater and the non-sushi eater, best part is Happy Hour is available in the entire restaurant. We will be coming back, can't wait!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice that I could get some
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/2/2012
    Nice that I could get some acceptable sushi, while my friend, who doesn't eat sushi, could have a steak. Really good seaweed salad and decent sushi at ok prices. Nice ambiance and solid service. Good stuff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We were a group of about 10
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/26/2012
    We were a group of about 10 throughout the evening, I was hosting a happy hour event for clients. What great service considering how busy they were, servers/bartenders were very accomodating! As far as food, everything on their happy hour menu was very good - you cannot miss the mushroom dumplings (we must've ordered at least 5 of those).
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I had wanted to try this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/23/2012
    I had wanted to try this place for a long time, and I am happy I did! We had sushi, and it was fresh enough to swim to my table. The service was excellent, and very patient with my companion who is new to sushi. It's not the least expensive sushi around, but in this case you do get what you pay for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love Red Fin
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    Will always come here for sushi! Just love this place and it is really reasonably priced
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Great sushi and soups.. We
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/22/2012
    Great sushi and soups.. We loved the whole experience. Chef was great, he was fast when we asked for anything at the bar. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fish was very fresh, service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    Fish was very fresh, service was above par, and very friendly wait staff. Price was roughly equivalent to other sushi restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • HORRIBLE service! After forgetting
    howtoNOTcookawolf
    Dined on 8/1/2012
    HORRIBLE service! After forgetting to bring out a tuna appetizer 25 minutes into our dinner, we decided to cancel that order with our server. Believe it or not, after we finished eating and scanning our credit card for payment, the TUNA APPETIZER decided to show up. Not only did we get charged for something that we had decided to cancel, but our server was totally oblivious! I would never go back to this restaurant again.
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  • Red Fin was average at best.
    TerpfanVIP
    Dined on 7/3/2012
    Red Fin was average at best. The place was empty (although it was early in the evening) and they appeared to be struggling from just recently getting their liquor license back. They only had one server working and this made the pace slow because he had to wait on everyone (only three or four tables in the whole place were occupied, however). The sushi was just ok. The sashimi tasted reasonably fresh, but I have had much better tasting sashami before. The rolls seemed uninspired--looking like something out of a grocery store case. It was fine for a reasonably quick early dinner, but we didn't feel like we made a very good choice with all of the options in this town know for its fish.
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  • The setting was fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    The setting was fantastic for my date night with the wife. Bright enough to enjoy each others company, yet stylishly lit. The food was fantastic. There were plenty of options allowing for us to chose individually or share a meal. Our waiter was extremely accommodating and never once left us in need of anything. The front staff was also very welcoming and took the time to call us after I made the reservation to make sure we understood that the city was late in giving them their liquor license and thus unable to serve alcohol. I look forward to returning soon and experiencing the bar as well.
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    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot
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  • Delicious sushi menu. Offerings
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/28/2012
    Delicious sushi menu. Offerings for "need to eat cooked foods" as well.
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  • Bad timing - arrived on a
    NateVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2012
    Bad timing - arrived on a day when they didn't have their new liquor license.
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  • Good food. Awful service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/22/2012
    They had lost their liquor license the day before we dined there so no sake allowed. The food was great but it took 8-10 minutes before we even got water. The another 10 minutes before we could order. Then she brought our entree and I said, "could we get our miso soup, our salad & edamame too?" and she apologized and brought our Miso and salad. The edamame never did come. And we had to ask for the check at the end of our meal. It was ridiculously poor service. My guess is that they thought they would not get diners because they had no alcohol so they cut all the staff but people came anyway and left one girl to serve the entire restaurant. Not smart really. Food was good though so I might go back.
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  • Superb rolls. Inventive.
    PabloVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2012
    Superb rolls. Inventive. Also, the Pork Gyoza and Mushroom Dumplings are both excellent. And the Edamame was prepared perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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  • Love this place for creative
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/10/2012
    Love this place for creative new school sushi rolls.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Good food but inconsistencies
    TracykaeVIP
    Dined on 5/27/2012
    Food is really good but both food and service can be inconsistent (especially the service).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet