About Crow

Conveniently located in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, not five minutes from downtown Seattle, Crow is blocks from Seattle Center and its myriad of attractions (Seattle Opera, theatres, concerts, sports, etc.). Our unique urban location combines a vibrant yet neighborhood atmosphere. We have a chef's counter and full dining room with a private dining area reservable for up to 30 people. We have a full bar and an international wine list recognized for its exceptional values. Reservations are recommended.

823 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Modern European, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday and Monday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday and Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm.

Cross Street:
Aloha

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 283-8800

Website:
http://www.eatatcrow.com/

Private Party Facilities:
Our Private Dining Area can accommodate up to 30 seated guests and can be separated from the main dining room by a large red velvet curtain.

Private Party Contact:
Philip Van Seters: (206) 283-8800

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Crow Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (21)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
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Neighborhood Gem (16)
Romantic (15)
Casual (13)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Fun (13)
Cozy (12)
Special Occasion (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Local Ingredients (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Business Meals (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Authentic (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Seasonal (6)
Healthy (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Organic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vegan (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Awesome as usual, you won't be disappointed. We always sit at the bar and chat with the chefs as they are always willing to talk about the food and it's prep. Occasionally you will get to sample too! I highly recommend Crow.

Tags: Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Have enjoyed eating at Crow several times this past month. Staying in the neighborhood, this is the best place around. Friendly, low key, really delicious, high quality meals. It's a small menu that covers a range of proteins and somewhat limited veg options, but as an omnivore there was plenty to choose from. After a few visits, I have tried just about everything on the menu and did not find a dish I didn't like. As a frequent diner, my only wish is that the specials would change more often. Same soup and fish option were on the specials menu all month. Maybe change it up a bit more frequently? A great neighborhood restaurant!

Tags: Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

Our waitress Latoya (I believe that was her name) was AWESOME!

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 8, 2017

One of the best steaks around! I seriously would compare it to Daniel's easily. Wonderful meal! I love that the menu changes but their standars menu meals are always tasty. One of my favorite spots in the city.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Pre-concert dinner & drinks

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 3, 2017

After 13 years of going to Crow several times a year, I am still impressed with the quality of the food, the prices, the beverages and the wonderful service. BRAVO to Philip and a terrific crew.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Amazing find! Great food, atmosphere, staff, bar selections (wine and beer). Will definitely be back when I am in Seattle again.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 28, 2017

I don't get to Seattle often but when I do I make a point of getting to the Crow. Could not recommend this place any higher. Pan Roasted chicken is as good as anything anywhere. Lasagna is crazy good. The place has a very cool vibe and some very reasonably priced wine. Love this place and it never disappoints.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 18, 2017

A neighborhood favorite! Crow always delights and never disappoints. The menu is not over crowded, and ever dish is a treat. Service is attentive but not overbearing.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Noisy but good energy. Salmon with tomatilo sauce wad great. Close to McCaw Hall & Rep.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Loved the steak & king size Salmon

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Had the salmon special it was delicious. They made a change in the veg which I greatly appreciated. Chicken was also excellent. Attentive service. Had a booth which was comfortable and allowed for private conversation. Will return.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Waitress was cordial, prompt, knowledgeable, and helpful. Food was delicious, unique, satisfying and properly priced. A bit noisy but tolerable. Otherwise ambiance was ok. 4.25 out of 5.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The food and drinks were outstanding. We had a delicious salad, the best lasagna I have ever tasted, and a creative dessert with sauce, marshmallows, and frozen custard all house made. Two of us split everything and it was plenty.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 9, 2017

CROW received a 4.4 for "Restaurants close to Opera" and as we hadn't been in over a decade decided to go back with friends before the show.
It wasn't bad, it was decent, the service was decent, the menu selection was decent (uninspired, I doubt it's been changed in years) but given the lack of ambience, the loud atmosphere from the dark, bare walls, and the suppressing heat on a Wednesday pre-evening at 5PM...it was just, well, decent. I think 4.4 is a point too high at least, but a 3.5 would be "decent". Spent close to $500 for 4 entrees, 2 appetizers, 4 cocktails, an iced tea and a $50 bottle of wine plus a 20% gratuity.
Inspire the menu and get a fan to circulate the air and we'll come back!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Dinner was good. I had the gnocchi which was delicious and kept well. The Caprese salad was also just right. The potato cakes were good. Corn cake started off well at the beginning of the bite with the promise of cornbread and then went into a disappointing direction. Pork was excellent. Friendly service. Recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 7, 2017

We love Crow. Food and service are top-notch. I could dine on your roast chicken weekly and never tire of it. A perfect place for dinner after a Sunday opera!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

They offer small menu choices but every item on the menu is fabolous.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Love this place but unfortunately we went during the Seattle heat wave and it's not air conditioned. Would have selected another dining option if we'd known. Hard to enjoy a lovely meal when it's very hot and there is no air movement. They should probably have added fans or something . Food was excellent and service even better, however.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 2, 2017

This restaurant has a nice, informal atmosphere and a connected feeling with the street scene outside. I think of this place as being all about the food, which has a chef's touch. Drinks and wine are equally thoughtful.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Everyone in our party was happy with their entree and the wait staff was wonderful. It was loud though and we had to speak loudly to converse.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 26, 2017

It'd been too long, and none of the old luster had faded. Great drinks, yummy menu, good service...what's not to like?

Tags: Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Surprisingly fantastic! Highly recommended!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Amazing restaurant! Great food,great cocktails, great service. Fabulous wine options. Staff is on point. Five stars!!!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 22, 2017

I love dining here. The food is always fantastic. The lasagna is so delicious and very filling. I also loooooveeee their Manhattan. They service is also friendly and they servers know the food there well.

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 21, 2017

We loved the food and the desserts!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Hubby and I ate here because it had good reviews and was right down the street from our hotel. As others had suggested, I had the lasagna, which was quite good. My husband had the pork tenderloin and he raved about the combination of cherries and haricots verts. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The ONLY qualm I had was that I was charged for bread and butter. I have never been served lasagna without bread and butter. How else is one supposed to soak up the remaining sauce and cheese? Other than that, it was lovely.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 18, 2017

While vacationing in Seattle my family and I enjoyed the food so much we returned for dinner twice.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Had a friend in from out of town. Service was excellent and food was great.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Our server was attentive but not intrusive. Lasagna was amazing as usual and the salsa verde on my salmon was pleasantly creative. Were I to change one thing, it would be to cook the fish a tiny bit longer.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 14, 2017

My second visit. Good, changing selection of drinks. Good service, didn't mind that we wanted to go slow - even on a Friday evening. Asked if we were going to a show - just to see if we needed faster service. I liked that. I didn't have the lasagne, but the two members of my party who did said it was the best they had ever had!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Our server was amazing and the food was delicious!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Good but nothing to write home about.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 27, 2017

This has been a go-to favorite place for quite a few years now. Never had a bad meal yet, the menu is always interesting and varied. The place has a nice feel and a wine list full of well chosen moderately priced options. In a little off-the beaten path location, but well worth finding!

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Comfortable, informal environment. The food was so-so. The service was grreat.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Menu too limited. My lasagna was mediocre. Others in the group reported very good food.
You were very accommodating with increased number of guests at our table.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Very nice atmosphere for a casual dinner. We were seated immediately (we did have reservations) and our server was quick with the specials and our wine order.
Menu is small, with a great variety of salad, sides and entrees as well as shareable.
We had the cheese plate and would absolutely order it again. Pork loin was generous, as was the chicken. Smashed potato side was big enough for 2 or 3 diners.
Too full for dessert but, we'll be back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 19, 2017

The emphasis is fresh and local, but the menu is eclectic, leaning toward comfort foods. We had very good gnocchi, salmon potato cakes. I've been here a few times and would love to see more starters, shareables and specials on the menu, which is fairly limited.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Good food, bad service, expensive and surroundings could use improvement

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Rib eye steak was awesome and also enjoyed the salmon special. Good wine.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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