The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House
The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House

The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thebrooklyn.com/
  • Phone: 2062247000x
  • Hours of Operation:


    Lunch:

    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm


    Dinner:

    Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

    Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

    Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm


    Bar and Lounge:

    Sunday: 4:00pm - close

    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - close

    Saturday: 4:00pm - close


    Happy Hour:

    Available in our bar and lounge area only

    Everyday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Northwest
  • Executive Chef: Blair King
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Second & University
  • Public Transit: Directly across from the University Street transit tunnel. Allowing easy access to the light rail, free ride bus zone and transit options for the greater Seattle area.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available nightly for $9. Our valet service begins at the following times: Monday to Friday at 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday at 4:00pm. Street parking is free after 8pm. There are several parking garages in close proximity to the restaurant. The 1201 Third Ave Tower Parking Garage entrance is located on the north side of Seneca street between 3rd and 2nd ave. The Seattle Symphony Hall Parking Garage entrance is located on the east side of 2nd Ave between Union and University.
A word from The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House
Not all possible reservations are made available online.
If you are unable to make a reservation online,
please call our reservation desk directly .

Dine with us and Celebrate 25 years of award winning food and service.

Join us for the freshest ideas in Northwest Cuisine! Enjoy fresh seafood delivered daily, the largest rotating selection of fresh oysters in the city and a delicious selection signature desserts.

The Brooklyn is centrally-located in downtown Seattle, directly across the street from the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall and the Seattle Art Museum. We are within easy walking distance of Pike Place Market and Seattle Waterfront.
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The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House reviews from OpenTable diners
100 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (46)fit for foodies (43)neighborhood gem (26)great for lunch (25)notable wine list (18)good for groups (17)romantic (16)vibrant bar scene (14)hot spot (11)late-night find (7)great for outdoor dining (4)great for brunch (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Outdoor Dining
    RussT
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Had lunch with my son in your outside dining area. It was very pleasant. The service was better than expected as usually the outside folks in most restaurants do not get fast service. Here, our server was always present, very attentive and frequently checked on us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Regular visitor
    2forfish
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Seated at bar so we could watch the "action'. Very good service and dishes we chose were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • only place I eat in Seattle
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    So I'm a mountaineer who's been visiting Seattle for many years - also well traveled globally - and let's just say the title above says it all! This place is great I don't bother looking elsewhere! It has great steaks, amazing seafood, all food so fresh, great service, and local beer. Also if your a seafood lover the oysters are WOW!!! BTW dinner will be $100ish but if you want to save a bit you can eat an amazing lunch there for $40ish
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary dinner
    2LGIT
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Erick our server was attentive and gave great recommendations. We were visiting from out of town, celebrating our wedding anniversary. From drinks to dessert we really enjoyed the food and the ambience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best mussels in town!
    Hank
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We often go to the Brooklyn after performances and it is the perfect place to talk over the play. The martinis are the best I have found with a wondrous selection and rare and delicious gins. Oysters on the half shell are always a treat. my wife always orders the mussels which are delicious in a bacon tarragon white wine sauce. We often split on of their super desserts such as Key lime pie. Service is so good that you do not even have to think of a need because it is always taken care of. Hank
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Best Oysters in Seattle! We were visiting for the weekend. Had dinner on Friday night then went back the next day for more oysters on Happy Hour. Great service too
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful food presentation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Yummy food, beautifully presented with excellent service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Alternative
    bgh867
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    The Brooklyn has great food at a more reasonable price than some of the downtown alternatives. The wine list provided nice choices and the local beer was a great find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome Time
    Goldfish
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Wait staff was great! Great drinks with perfectfly cooked food. I will return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Food
    kentmeister
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    My first visit to The Brooklyn. The food was outstanding. The waiter offered great recommendations and was attentive, but not in the way. The chef's specials were excellent. All the food was cooked perfectly and was extremely fresh. The flounder and salmon were to die for. We talked this restaurant up with others at the conference we were attending and these people then went to the restaurant and had the same experience.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood!
    lisapisa
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Loved the clam chowder and crab cake starters. My hubby had a scallop dish with spareribs and potatoes, I had poached wild salmon with polenta and veggies and all were fantastic! My husband also tried the oyster/beer pairing and he is now an oyster on the half-shell convert! The staff was very accommodating when we showed up early for our reservation, and were able to seat us within a few minutes. Can't wait to go back next time we're in Seattle!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OK
    SEAFoodSnob
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    I used to eat lunch at The Brooklyn with some frequency and found it special. I was looking forward to returning. This time, I was surprised at how mundane the lunch menu was. I had a difficult time finding something I wanted to order. Everything seemed like something I could get somewhere else. The food was adequate, the service was better but not terrific. The cole slaw that came with my meal was tasteless, I did not finish it. The only item that had a special flair was the side salad accompanying my friend's crab cake. Another diner's Salad Nicoise looked tasty. I will give it another try but couldn't help but wonder what happened to the specialness I remembered.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not so good
    NOTSOPICKY
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    The raw oysters were good. We ordered ceaser salad. It looked like cooked cabbage, brown and mushy. I was surprised they actually served it. They were kind enough to take it back, and the waitress proudly exclaimed we would not have to pay for it. That wasn't a question in my head. The salmon was a small hunk of over steamed fish, with no seasoning. I asked the waitress if their chef was off that night, and my instincts were correct. He was. Maybe if he was there, it might have been better, but when I mentioned the restaurant to an ex concierge from Seattle, before I said a word, he shook his head, and said no.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Best Place for Lunch
    Joel
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    This is the place for lunch if you are anywhere near Second and University.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Halibut
    luvtheduck
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    We chose this restaurant because we were going to the Symphony across the street. The weather was very cold and rainy so we were glad that we were close by and only had to walk a short distance. It costs a little more than we normally like to pay but it was delicious food. It was a little slow receiving the food but we still made it in time to the symphony. The waiter recommended the Halibut and so three of us got that and the fourth person got the veal. All were hot, well plated and came with an assortment of vegetables. They do charge extra for the bread but the olive oil dip is excellent with the garlic and spices they use.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Foodlover
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Great, as always! One of my favorites. They always try to accommodate seating requests.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brooklyn
    eljefe
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    Great selection of local seafood fresh off the boat! Our waiter, Darnell, new exactly how each plate was prepared and described each selection with great enthusiasm. When asked about the fresh oyster selection he made recommendations based upon his own sampling that night prior to his shift! One of the best waiters I've ever had! Great place and the service was way above par!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Late-Night Find, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for a fancy meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    The food was fantastic, but be prepared for a big bill. Just to give you an idea, a meal for four, including one appetizer and drinks was around $300.00. The menu is seafood, steak and salads. I ordered the scallops, great portions and very flavorful. The service was fast and very accommodating, however my dining experience was on a slow Sunday. This would be a great place for a special occasion or even cocktails and appetizers. I would definitely recommend everyone give it a try.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time
    Vicbcfoodie13
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We had a very lovely night at this establishment. They were very accommodating to my wife's allergies which is always a bonus.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful evening!!
    Harry
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We were advised by a friend that we HAD to go here. We are very glad we did. The food was great, the staff....very friendly. We especially enjoyed our server, Dave. He was knowledgeable, friendly and very helpful when it came to helping us make decisions. His personality was the topping on the creme brule!! Which, we might add, was to die for. Mind you, so was the crab cake and the steaks....Definitely a night to remember during a fabulous weekend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lunch spot
    Johntaster
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    A bit on the pricy side but for the great service makes it worth it. The food tastes great and is very consistent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Nice evening out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Enjoyed a special night out at Brooklyn's, this was our first time to try this restaurant. The menu had a variety of choices, we had the salmon and halibut. They were excellent, prepared so you could enjoy the natural flavors. We enjoyed our booth where we could actually have a conversation without the din you usually get in other restaurants. Wine selection is fantastic both by the glass and bottle.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the Brooklyn - always great
    BelltownResident2021VIP
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    The Brooklyn is one of my five or so mid-town go-to places for a great lunch. This is a seafood house - highly recommended are the fish of the day, the bouillabaisse, and raw oysters. It's a comfortable spot for a business lunch, or with the spouse for a special treat like an anniversary lunch. Nice wine list, and I've heard the hamburgers are fine, but please, go for the seafood! Only miss IMHO is the (white) clam chowder - a bit too much flour as usual with white chowders. But I've had most items on the menu, and can assure you it is a bountiful and delicious set of choices. And I've never had a waiter who wasn't first class.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brooklyn Seattle
    Tony
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    Excellent food and reasonably priced restaurant for lunch. The closeness of tables in the front part of the restaurant made a private conversation difficult. Ask to be seated in the back part if you do not want to share everybodies conversation.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Forgot how nice it was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Great selection of reasonably priced wines. Enjoyed the whole meal.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Time
    Cathy
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    We stopped in for dinner before a concert at Benaroya Hall. Our waiter asked if we had plans our was this a casual dinner. Food was excellent from appetizers to dessert. Portions were perfect. Everyone finished each plate.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • perfect anniversary
    HAMM
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    We go to the Brooklyn often, but always for our anniversary. It's always so memorable and a culinary adventure. The server was a gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Chowder!
    HeartSeattleVIP
    Dined on 3/17/2014
    The clam chowder is one of the best, if not THE best in town. We could have just got the chowder and bread and been totally satisfied. We also got a couple of appetizers, which were good too. But, I definitely will be returning for the chowder.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner before a concert
    EatsOutALot
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Ideal for a get together with friends for dinner and then a concert at Benaroya. The atmosphere is intimate enough for conversation. The service is excellent. When I usually go I have the steak but this time I had the halibut. Stick with the steaks.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Better than I thouhgt!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Had a friend recommend this place and I read some reviews but it was so much better than I thought it was going to be. My husband and I are already making plans to go back for happy hour or another dinner. Also plan on taking my mom when she comes to visit. Just excellent all around!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TheMOB
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Great food and service. A relaxed, comfortable experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not Just Seafood
    JAG45VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    On previous occasions I have always opted for some type of seafood dish here. After sharing a dozen oysters (excellent) I was tempted by the Jidori Chicken. The menu says this is brick pressed and oven roasted, served with a bacon wrapped traviso, ricotta cheese mashed potato, atlas globes and majool dates with marcona almonds. I think that this was one of the best chicken dishes I have ever had which will present a problem on my next visit: will it be fish or fowl?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent oysters
    gdt1VIP
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    Even though the menu did change and one of my favs....crab salad is gone....the food here is always very good. Only another restaurant on the waterfront can match Brooklyn's oyster.very fresh!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The host called me by name
    Joel
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    The host called me by name as I entered and we were seated at the table I had requested. This was all very impressive to my guest. This is a great spot for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great!
    Barry
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    The Brooklyn is a Seattle institution. The service is always outstanding. The food is consistently terrific, and the ambience is warm and cozy.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always good
    alaskanfisher
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    I make The Brooklyn a regular stop when I am visiting Seattle. Their oysters are amazing and the food is fantastic. Attentive staff from the front to the back and good bartenders. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • date night
    CanIHaveSeconds
    Dined on 3/3/2014
    Wasn't particularly busy but it was a Monday night. Our waitress was an adorable blond that gave us friendly and fantastic service. Great choice of cocktails and must recommend the one with a blood orange. The name escapes me but it did include the word fear. My boyfriend and I started with an order of their bread ( a must) the chefs bakers dozen of oysters (amazing) and the bacon wrapped venison ( best venison either of us ever had and cooked to perfection). Our entrees were the new York and the steak Oscar. Both were heavenly. We finished with the baked pear and mascarpone. This place has never let me down and I can't wait to come back:)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Post Symphony Gathering Spot
    MistyMay
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    On very rainy Sunday afternoon following an resounding Symphony performance, the Brooklyn Seafood ,Steak and Oyster House resturant near by was a very quiet setting to enjoy a cocktail and some small plates off the menu. Especially liked the Venison wrapped in bacon.... and some pan fried oysters with spicy red sauce was most enjoyable with a glass of Acrobate Pinot Gris. Bowl of Clam chowder also hit the spot. We never order desert...... but the waiter convinced us share the carmel pear offering----next time I want my own - no sharing!! Great day to start the week....Thanks Brooklyn....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seafood
    MsCanada
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Food was absolutely delicious! Portions are not very big, especially given the price. The Seafood Boullebaisse is highly recommended, don't forget to order the delicious bread to dip up.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We frequent the Brooklyn as
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    We frequent the Brooklyn as it has consistenly good food and wonderful staff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.