Seatown Seabar
Seatown Seabar

Seatown Seabar

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://tomdouglas.com/index.php/restaurants/seatown
  • Phone: 2064360390
  • Hours of Operation:

    Breakfast: Daily: 8:00am - 3:00pm.
    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm.
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Northwest, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Adrienne Chamberlain
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Gretchen Geisness 2064360390

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Virginia
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Located across the street is a public garage. The entrance is on the corner of Western and Lenora.
A word from Seatown Seabar
Seatown, is where you can sit and satisfy all the cravings you developed walking through the Pike Place Market. One half of the menu is devoted to the bounty of fresh local seafood and the other is anchored by the fragrant meats from our rotisserie oven.
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Seatown Seabar reviews from OpenTable diners
47 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (27)fit for foodies (22)scenic view (21)neighborhood gem (20)great for lunch (15)great for brunch (13)good for groups (7)kid-friendly (5)special occasion (5)hot spot (3)vibrant bar scene (3)romantic (3)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Shuckers Needed
    SarcasticGourmet
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    It took over an hour to get our order of a dozen oysters to be brought to our table. We complained twice (something I am not prone to doing, especially when I intend to eat the food that will come after the complaint, if you get my drift), and the manager brought the oysters out, apologized, and did not charge us for them. Regardless, it detracted from the experience, and didn't seem to have a valid reason, as when we ordered we were one of 3 parties seated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • my brunch was delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    I had the pulled rotissieri chicken with biscuits and gravy and it was phenomenal. Even better was my boozy coffee. Definitely would recommend Seatown to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • foodluverVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Fabulous attention to detail in their food - it is the small things which takes a restaurant from good to outstanding. Well done! Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • innovative menu with great food
    enjoyyourdinner
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    innovative and highly interesting menu, with the same quality as Etta's. Great for lunch, between meals or dinner. The crab blt, seafood stew and chef salad with coho salmon are standouts.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • idocurlswithfood
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Great food, good service, and an overall pleasant dinning experience. Both pot pies were delicious, as were the ribs and tri-tip. Dessert was fantastic. As always, the coconut cream pie is a slice of heaven! Would recommend to anyone. Now on to the next Tom Douglas eatery.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood
    bicoastal
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was afraid of this being a tourist trap because of the proximity to Pike's Place, but it's a small restaurant to keep it from being overrun with delicious seafood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seatown for breakfast
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Great place near Pike Place Market for breakfast! We're so glad to have more downtown and Capitol Hill restaurants taking reservations. It's so much nicer than standing in lines or having to check multiple restaurants for space.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Early Brunch
    Veeg98059
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This was our first time to Seatown and early for our reservation by almost 30 minutes but pleasantly surprised when the hostess sat us. The table was nice by the window with a great view of the market area and the food was delicious. However, it would have been more delicious if it had been hot. That was really our only complaint. I had the french toast and my partner had the crab benedict. All very delicious but luke warm at best.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tasty food
    Nettie
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I went with 5 people for dinner. I loved my entree...the appetizer was delicious also. I took a bite (or 2) of my son's dinner. The flavors were spot on. Everything was very tasty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Decent seafood. Good location.
    CyberJayVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We met up with some out-of-town friends at Seabar on Saturday evening (we're locals). The location across from the water is great. Our waiter was incredibly knowledgeable about the seafood offerings, such as the difference between types of crab, types of oyster etc. Among the 4 of us, we shared a number of different starters and main courses. In general, the seafood dishes were pretty good. Reliable but not the most memorable, like many Tom Douglas experiences. If going here, you should probably avoid the non-seafood dishes. We were less impressed by those. So on the whole: (1) good for out-of-town visitors, (2) good (not great) for seafood, (3) not good for non-seafood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best breakfast in Seattle
    PNWStu
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The day after our wedding, my wife and I chose this restaurant to meet with the wedding party and have breakfast, sign paperwork, and relax. As always, the service was excellent, the food incredible, and the location perfect. The staff of the restaurant went out of their way to accommodate our larger party size (generally this is a venue for smaller groups, but since it was our favorite we couldn't go anywhere else). Great place any time of day but by far our favorite breakfast in Seattle.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good but not great
    Wax28173
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My friend had high expectations for this lunch. We ordered the crab sandwich (lots of bread) and the eggs Benedict. Great location and good food...we had reservations but I wouldn't wait a hour for it.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed our evening!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Our experience was very nice. The food was well presented. Our server was knowledgable and was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mixed results
    DiningAdventures
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    we met here with friends visiting from out of town. I had rotisserie chicken which has good flavors, nice mashed potatoes. one friend had mussels and really enjoyed them and another appeared to like his pot pie. My hubby ordered the risotto however, and was extremely disappointed. He said it had no flavor what-so-ever and on a scale of 1-to-10 was around a "2"
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding Seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Excellent seafood-all 6 courses we ordered! Wine list had a nice selection. The waiter was excellent and even took back a wine that we thought was a little tired (by the glass). This was a great find even though it was in the busy Pike's St Market area, excellent people watching and the food was terrific. Will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious Dinner
    Crabcakes
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Caesar salad. steamed clams and fisher monger's stew - all excellent along with Dahlia Bakery crusty loaf of bread. Grand service from Eileen who was wealth of knowledge about their food and about Seattle in general. Fun evening with fabulous food. Go there!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seattle Must
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    While visiting Seattle, I asked a local where to go for a great "Seattle" experience. She recommended any Tom Douglas location. We chose Seabar because it was a little more casual than the others. We split crab legs as an appetizer. I had the fish monger's stew and my husband had the halibut. All of our dishes were delicious! Our server was friendly and helpful. They have a great beer and wine list, but we stuck with the house martinis. They were perfect! If the weather is nice, ask to sit outside - it's great spot to people watch.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Something fun and different
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    Unusual and appealing menu, beautifully executed. It was fun to sit outside right next top Pike Place Market.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Work Lunch done right
    cclaw
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Had an amazing meal with coworkers at SeaTown. I highly recommend this place for any event that might be slightly casual but you still want to have a killer meal. As always, a Tom Douglas restaurant doesn't disappoint. Check it out! Best in the spring/summer when the windows and doors are open or you're able to sit outside.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing fish monger stew
    LoveDiningOut
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Smoked salmon collar - who knew! It was on the crowning piece of a fish stew that was fit for royalty! Loved it! I would go back every day just for this dish! Also wonderful bread - and very interesting "pork lardo" - like a spreadable butter, so to speak. My son couldn't get enough of it - but my mom passed on that. She preferred the butter! Great meal with family!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 27 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4
    • Ambiance4
    • Service3.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 12 reviews are from the Seatown Seabar reviews archive.
  • Aside from the White Chocolate...
    GoGoBearVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Aside from the White Chocolate Coconut pie, there was not a single thing noteworthy about this place. Food unexceptional, service mediocre, ambiance totally lacking. We ended up here dining with some friends who regard this as one of their favorites, but we were left totally unimpressed. At $50/head (not including tip), we will not be repeating.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing Special
    Nick
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Brought friends from out of town for a Seattle experience near the Market. Started great as my reso was for four but we ended up with 5 and they were wonderful figuring it out. Server was hit and miss, asked for order within 10 minutes of arrival and drinks had barely hit the table top. She figured it out, give us a few. Then it went the reverse trying to send smoke signals to get her attention to reorder a bit later. Food was nothing special, not bad but not anything you would share about with friends and plate presentation was more cafeteria like than a prideful restaurant/chef. For a TD restaurant I guess I just expected more.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • carolham
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Casual Dining with a small restaurant feel. We liked the food choices and prices and service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The CHICKEN was unreal
    SeattleFirst
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    You may be as surprised as I was when I saw this amazing chicken platter come out to a gentleman while my girlfriend and I waited to be seated. After looking over the menu, the chicken was stuck in both of ours minds and we ended up going for it. Seatown is of course a seafood restaurant, but this rotisserie chicken was some of the best I have ever had. Rubbed with flavor (specifically a mild chile) and cooked to perfection with Asparagus and mashed potatoes. It was a healthy portion size (1/2 chicken) and was a terrific balance of flavors....now I just need to figure out how to mimic this at home :-)
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Much Needed Water Dining
    simplebutgreat
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    we were coming home from a trip to Victoria on the Clipper and as we were sailing found this water view, well priced, seafood location on open table. not knowing what to expect, we found it on the most desirable pike place market corner with sidewalk, outdoor seating on a sunny day. it was inviting, warm and a welcome return home. the menu was just what we wanted with two boys and the desire for great, easy affordable seafood. kudos Tom Douglas, you did it again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Out of Town Guests
    abctVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Relatives from Switzerland visiting Seattle on a cruise exchange day. After stolling the Pike Place Market, picked Seatown Bar for a late brunch. Concise menu that hit the seafood bases very well. Everyone loved the stack of Dungeness crab on top of seaweed / sesame oil salad. Great sandwich grouping with crab, salmon, tuna well represented. Nice selection of wines to complement a great lunch. We didn't have any of the offered breakfast items. I will next time.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Brunch Spot
    YouDoTheDishes
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We've been to Seatown a few times. It's our go-to place for resting our feet while kicking back a couple of drinks after roaming the market. Their shrub drinks are awesome. Hearty Bloody Marys. Oyster stew is the best!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • unusually slow service for b'fast
    yowzaVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Stopped here for brunch on a Sunday. Had reservations. Food was good - but took us an hour before breakfast was brought out. We didn't order brisket or BBQ....it was eggs. I think there must have been something with our order. Others around us rec'd their orders far before we did. I didn't raise it as a big deal as we weren't in a hurry...but they didn't even throw in the coffee! Haven't had this experience at other Tom Douglas restaurants before...?
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seattle Stopover
    JimHVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    I had one meal to grab in a great food town and was told a Tom Douglas Restaurant was the way to go. I was not disappointed. Location - waterview next to Pike Place Mkt - was a plus. Food was fantastic. Started out with the Albacore Tuna Poke which was a great blend of flavors. Dinner was the Porchetta with a fabulous spice run. Dessert was a cream cake that was a perfect finish. The restaurant/company does a fabulous job with social media engaging with a cross country traveler. I had one meal in Seattle, and if I had to do it all over again I would.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best salad ever
    Mocha4581
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    I really enjoyed Seatowns food and staff. The salad, garlic bread and cocktails were fab. My only reasoning to not give it a 5 was the staff was slow to get our order and bill. And the portions are on the small to medium size. But it was definitely one of the best seattle eats!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Seatown dinner
    Brightbulbs
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    The food was great and we felt like it was well priced. We ate crab salad BLT and crab cakes. They were both fine. We had smoked salmon chowder and it was excellent! Then had Rhubarb, Blood Orange Tart, which was actually a rip-off! There was no rhubarb in this (and I know!) and a teaspoon of red sauce on a "cheesecake," which was some cream cheese sauce on a small cookie! That was it - for $8.50. Wow! All our dinner was fairly slow too, but all in all we enjoyed our evening.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-Night Find, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We'll be back!
    theyoungdenise
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    The food was perfect. The drinks were fun! We had a lovely meal and enjoyed watching the market crowds go by. The staff was the perfect balance of friendly and professional. We can't wait to go again!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-Night Find, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.