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The Hunt Club
The Hunt Club

The Hunt Club Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.hotelsorrento.com/dining/index.cfm
  • Phone: (206) 343-6156
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast is served
    Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    with a breakfast happy hour from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    Lunch is served
    Monday – Friday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Dinner is served
    Daily 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Happy Hour is served twice daily in the bar
    Daily 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and 10:00 PM to close

    Bar menu available 11:00 AM to close

    Afternoon Tea is served Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Reservations recommended.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Northwest, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Dan Gilmore
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: As Seattle’s longest-standing boutique hotel, the Sorrento has an original, authentic quality that makes meetings and events beyond the ordinary. Our intimate main-floor rooms are warm, comfortable spaces for small meetings and corporate retreats. Or, host your special occasion in our Penthouse Suite, complete with rooftop deck and a stunning view of the city. From formal and elegant to intimate and cozy, we can accommodate up to 120 guests for a wedding and reception or celebratory dinners all catered by the Hunt Club. Our experienced catering staff is happy to assist with all of your needs.
  • Entertainment: The Sorrento Hotel offers entertainment Monday through Sunday. Events include Friday and Saturday music, fireside chats, literary events and art installations. Or, join us for Night School, where we will teach you a lesson on the history of cocktails with a leading bartender, have an intimate conversation with an author or public figure, or invite indie rockers and classically trained musicians into the Fireside Room for an eventful evening.

    Search www.hotelsorrento.com for schedule and Sorrento Nights.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Terry
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary 3 hour valet parking when guests dine in the main dining room.
A word from The Hunt Club
The Hunt Club Restaurant & Bar located at the iconic Sorrento Hotel is an inviting and romantic place with leather banquettes, dark woods and a fun retro-ambiance. The restaurant’s delicious aromas are sourced from local, natural and seasonal-fresh ingredients culminating in a regional Northwest cuisine expertly prepared by Chef Dan Gilmore. Chef’s menu appeals to all palates including premium cuts, fresh local seafood, Northwest game and poultry. Excellent food served by a knowledgeable and engaging staff makes Hunt Club a top Seattle culinary experience. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Each time dining ar the Hunt Club we satisfy our palate but also leave with a cozy and warm feeling."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "It has been many years and I know the Hunt Club changed, but it went from being someplace really intimate and special to being just another nice and relatively reasonably priced place to dine. It was okay, not outstanding. The service was okay, not outstanding. It won't be high on my priority list, but remembered as a decent experience."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "My companion and I were very late due to traffic but the hostess greeted us warmly and seated us with pleasure. Our time was limited because of another engagement. Our waitperson was very accommodating and helped us keep on time. I would like to return and have a nice, relaxed dinner sometime."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The Hunt Club offers a varied menu, wonderful food and service, and staff that understands how to work around guests who are working while enjoying lunch. Beautiful ambience and moderate noise level. Also a delightful spot for dinner."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "I love this place. It's like stepping back in time. The food never disappoints and there's something about being in the wood paneled room that just makes me happy. Their burgers are super awesome. "
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "Great old school restaurant feel. Food was very good. Fresh and prepared well. Nice friendly wait staff. Romantic setting. If you like to be taken back in time to the rat pack era, this place is for you. Just a good vibe. Would definitely recommend."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "We arrived at our reservation time, dressed in suit and my wife in a lovely dress as well as daughter! my wife had been dying to dine here as she loves Historical Architecture! The entire room was empty except for two tables and she seats us on the pass thru aisle right in front of the kitchen door and hostess stand.It was noisy,we could hear the wait staff gossiping in front of the kitchen doors, we were brushed against cold air every tiime the door opened!The food was delicious the servers excellent, the hostess was horrible. We were so uncomfortable that we had eaten paid and were in our car within 45 minutes Oh and by the way the same tables that were empty when we arrives by the fireplace, cozy window were still empty when we left!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was nice but i have been to better for less but the ambiance was old world charming"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The dinner menu was excellent, especially the Ahi Tuna. Our waiter, Rafael, was wonderful. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Always enjoy lunch at the Hunt Club. The grilled shrimp salad with arugula was really tasty and their "dine & dash" menu is always a good choice. Service excellent, as always."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "The Hunt Club in the old Sorrento Hotel is a great place for fine dining. The menu was wonderful - I had the chicken roulade and my wife had the trout. Both were delicious and well prepared. The wine list included a very nice Gruner Veltliner that perfectly complimented the fish and chicken.The ambience is the real star. Sorrento is an old time Seattle hotel, with the look and feel of the early 1900's. Lots of marble and dark wood. Go for a getaway as a treat."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "This seems a restaurant that provides a certain kind of experience and does it very well. It is a dark, quiet, clubby atmosphere, a place where you can hold a conversation with your dining partner. Service was attentive and prompt at lunch. The food is on the pricey side, but for that you get quality ingredients and obvious attention to detail in putting the dishes together. The crisp bacon on the salmon BLT may have been the best restaurant bacon of my experience, for example."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "Five of us went for lunch. We asked for and received a quiet table. The dining room is warm with wood paneling. The restaurant is within a historic hotel with beautiful public rooms. Service was outstanding, and so was the food. Don't miss the tomato soup. Prices were very reasonable and valet parking is free. The latter is a real plus in this busy neighborhood."
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "We had a great dinner here. It was quiet and the good was terrific. The organic green salad with shaved fennel was so good! Will definitely return next time I'm in Seattle. :)"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I have always wanted to go to the Sorrento Hotel. My parents enjoyed visiting on special occasions and it has lots of history. I am so glad I had the opportunity to enjoy a luncheon on a very special occasion!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Really poor performance-- especially when I think back to the restaurant's early days when the food was superb. We had the 3 for 30. I think the entree was described as 'rack of lamb' when in fact it was two thin, tough chops served on a bed of tasteless lentils. I wouldn't go back and wouldn't recommend it."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "2 adults 2 kids, enjoyed the food and the service was great, just a little stogy. But the food was amazing,"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We go to lots of restaurants as a symphony attending group, and we so appreciate a good experience for dinner. The restaurant was so comfortable, quiet enough to talk with everyone and enjoy not only very good food but wonderful service. What more do you need to have a great night out!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Arrive during happy hour & have cocktails & appetizer in the comfy, circular lounge. Dining room, like the lounge, has the coffered, dark wood ceiling, though small, but cozy. We both had the very good beet salad. Lamb was done perfectly, my wife liked the shrimp. Service was was good, attentive, but not intrusive. Bar area seemed of ample size. Great spot for a romantic dinner."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We have eaten here in the past and enjoyed high quality food so we signed up to go during Seattle Restaurant Week. Even at $28 per person for the three courses, we felt taken. The food was uninspired with little developed flavor and the portions were tiny. The dessert (cherry crumble) was like a joke."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Fast, friendly service, tasty food, good beverage list. Will definitely visit again."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Tasty food and pleasant atmosphere. Friendly staff."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Traveled from Redmond to enjoy the historic Sorrento with friends. Atmosphere is elegant but well kept with splashes of modern. The food as usual was excellent with great variety for all tastes. We will come back and recommend the Hunt Club to everyone."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Great historic classic restaurant, director Nick was fabulous and gracious"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The delicious meal was accentuated by the gorgeous setting of The Hunt Club. I'm a fan of dark, wood-panelling, art, and the quiet ambiance of venues like this one. It reminds me of haunts from my days on the East Coast that are difficult to find in Seattle. The service was pleasant, not pushy. And, despite the possibility of being stuffy, my experience was nothing but relaxed and pleasant."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "I was looking for a place that was near the Seattle Town Hall, so I picked the Hunt Club because it was only a couple of blocks away. Boy am I glad I did. We were seated by Seth who was friendly and helpful. I ordered the Tomato soup with pesto. This is all I had because I am on a restricted diet. My daughter, however, had no such restrictions so she ordered the prime rib, a side of grilled asparagus, and a side of the Beecher's Mac and Cheese. The soup was delicious. The prime rib melted in our mouths (yes I stole a bite from her). The asparagus was delicious. We didn't like the mac and cheese even though most people love it, but that was because we were looking for a sharper flavor. It was a great evening. I would highly recommend it."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "The Hunt Clun has a congenial ambience that makes it a pleasure to go there. The food is very good and quite dependably so. The service is excellent, friendly and competent."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "What a disappointment! I have been to both the Fireside Room & the Hunt Club multiple times with the Sorrento; our family even rented a dining room for Thanksgiving 2 years ago. I was excited to bring 2 of our friends to dinner through Dine Around Seattle and we all walked away incredibly dissatisfied. Two of us ordered the Lamb dish on the special Dine Around menu. We both got cuts of meat that were ALL fat, I had maybe 1.5-2 oz of actual meat on my chop, his was the same. If the Hunt Club was going to cheap out on quality of food they should just not participate in the DAS program. The other two ordered the shrimp dish, which was ok. We also ordered after dinner drinks and espresso, by the time the cocktails came the espresso was cold."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The food was amazing and the staff were very friendly. We are already planning our next visit."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "I dine here frequently, it's in my neighborhood, the food is generally good and the service fantastic. This time, I was 6 minutes early for my reservation and the hostess waited to greet us until we walked three feet up to her. When I told her we had a reservation, she made a face like she had her own reservation, then apologized that they were "running on time" and suggested we go to the bar and she would come get us. Really, 6 minutes makes or breaks your ability to seat us? When we were seated, we were told about the Dine Around Menu, which is why we had come this evening, the DAS menu is usually good. Only what was printed was not what was online that excited us. Fell back on an appetizer and Steak Frites. Appetizer: out, SF: BAD"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This is a perfect spot for business lunch. The service is terrific, no unnecessary interruptions from the wait staff while conversing, they just go about their business quietly and you hardly notice. The noise level is low so you can hear each other. The burger I had was great. More than I could eat so I had it boxed, the next day my husband had the rest and said how great it was."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "We ordered the 3 for $31- appetizer, main meal and dessert. Each of the courses was small. I thought it was expensive for what we got. It tasted good. Nothing spectacular though for the cost. Not many people were there- it was quaint and romantic atmosphere and quiet."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "A friend and I were en route to an event at Town Hall and wanted to have a bite & drink & chat before. It was hard to find the Happy Hour menu on-line, but I'm glad I persisted. The bar was way too loud for a chat, so we found very comfy seats in the Fireside Room. We shared a "tower" of three small plates and they were all very good: buttermilk-fried squid, lamb sausage, and deviled eggs with Steelhead roe. The "tower" option provided excellent value and a our three choices provided very nice contrasts of textures/flavors. I will certainly plan to visit again, even without a following nearby event to attend."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "1st date on St. Valentina's Day? No worries. The Hunt Club was comfortable and had a rich glow about it. The food was absolutely delicious. Oysters starter, duck entree and decent bottle of Pinot. My date gushed over the perfectly prepared salmon. Service was attentive and never hovered. Prices were more than fair for the meal and experience. I'll be back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Celebrated my husband's birthday here -- just the two of us. Food was very good and the ambiance was great. We ate early, so it was very quiet, but we loved the cozy feel of the restaurant. And, it is very cool that it has been around since 1909. Always very pleased to see a bit of history like that! Service was great too!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Booked a late lunch for Valentine's & arrived to a quiet dining room that was winding down from a busy lunch crowd. Being the final lunch guest seated we were wary of being ignored. Nope, we enjoyed attentive, friendly service. I had an amazing soup-salad-prime rib sandwich combo from the convenient "dine-n-dash" menu; outstanding! The only ding was the "Chop Salad" my wife ordered wasn't very chopped. It was tasty, but just a regular salad that needed a knife to get to bite size pieces. Kind of defeats the chop-chop concept when you do the chop-chop yourself. But our server was so charming and timely she (name starts with Rev?) made everything great. Add complimentary valet parking service & the lunch was nearly perfect!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We ordered the buttermilk fried squid, and while the squid may have been slightly over fried, the sweet chile mayo was great. We ordered the salmon and lamb shank, complemented that with a mac & cheese, and home cut fries. The home cut fries came out as plain pre-processed fries, which was disappointing, but were still tasty. The mac & cheese was superb - portion looked tiny, but was extremely filling and rich, and had the right amount of creaminess to it. The salmon portion was generous, and overall the dish was well made. The lamb shank portion was huge - we could probably have shared it and be content. The pickled mushrooms were lovely, and the meat came off the bone quite readily, and again, the dish was quite tasty as a whole."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Service was okay this time, slow -- usually it is good. Never enough servers. Otherwise it was great as usual. I will go back."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Have eaten here 4 or 5 times and have never had a bad meal. Very friendly wait staff and timely service."
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "Great place for business luncheons, quality breakfast, and seasonal outdoor dining."
    Dined on 2/5/2014