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Best Seafood Restaurants in Ballard

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A photo of RockCreek Seafood & Spirits - Seattle restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2603)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Fremont
Booked 52 times today
RockCreek Seafood & Spirits comes highly recommended by its patrons for its outstanding seafood dishes, with a special mention of the Tuna Tartare, Petrale Sole with Dungeness crab, and the Chilean Seabass. The restaurant, nestled in a beautiful neighborhood in Seattle, is considered the best in the city for seafood by many. Commended for its excellent service, the ambiance is noted to be energetic yet not overwhelming. The seafood selection is appreciated for its freshness and explosion of flavors. Despite a bustling environment, patrons find the staff to be jovial and professional. The unique and creative menu, offering small plates to share and hearty entrées, coupled with their commitment to quality makes RockCreek a must-visit seafood destination in Seattle.
A photo of Palisade restaurant
4.2
Awesome(7621)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Magnolia
Booked 54 times today
Palisade is a highly regarded seafood restaurant celebrated for its fresh and perfectly prepared offerings. Reviewers rave about dishes such as the Seafood Louie salad, the special halibut of the day, the Baja salmon, and the Seafood Trio, all of which are said to be cooked to perfection. The restaurant also provides an exquisite ambience with beautiful marina views that leave out-of-town visitors enthralled. Amid the high praise, guests also note the attentive service, with commendations for the staff's knowledge of the menu and respectful demeanor. Palisade is hailed as a go-to for an enjoyable seafood dining experience promising a return visit.
A photo of Anthony's - Pier 66 Seattle restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2513)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Waterfront / Belltown
Booked 38 times today
Anthony's - Pier 66 Seattle is a must-visit seafood restaurant known for its outstanding cuisine. Patrons rave about the best seafood meals they have ever eaten, praising the well-prepared and delicious food, especially the king salmon, crab, and prawns. The location adds to the overall experience, providing beautiful views of the Puget Sound and Bell Harbor Marina. A variety of seafood choices are offered, ensuring there is something for everyone. The excellent service, stunning views, and exceptional food make this restaurant a memorable dining experience. "The food was delicious! We had steak, Ahi tuna, mahi mahi, and Seafood chinopio. Everything was cooked perfectly and tasty," says one reviewer. From the delightful seafood martini to the Alaskan Duet, the food at Anthony's - Pier 66 Seattle is consistently rated as top-class.
A photo of Shaker + Spear restaurant
4.3
Awesome(524)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Belltown / Pike Place Market
Booked 23 times today
Shaker + Spear has been highly praised for its exceptional seafood cuisine. The menu boasts a range of exciting dishes such as the 'Dungeness Crab Shrimp Louie', 'Salmon on Sourdough' and 'PNW Rotating Oysters'. Patrons rave about the quality and presentation of the meals, with one saying, "the food is so creatively displayed and tasted so good, both to the eyes and our tummies". Another describes the seafood as "delicious" and "cooked to perfection". With knowledgeable and friendly staff, the dining environment is cozy and inviting. With a focus on fresh, locally sourced seafood, Shaker + Spear provides an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Cutters Crabhouse restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3181)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Belltown / Pike Place Market
Booked 53 times today
Cutters Crabhouse, a gem located right across from the Public Market in Seattle, is highly recognized for its exceptional Seafood cuisine. Its stunning views complement the mouthwatering dishes, with patrons raving about the freshness and quality of the seafood. Highlights include the Grilled Salmon, Seafood Mac & Cheese, and Seafood Jambalaya. Visitors have also expressed their love for the Alaskan King Crab. The restaurant's service has been noted as fantastic, with staff being described as kind, attentive, and professional. Guests have had memorable experiences here, with many vowing to return to Cutters Crabhouse on their next visit to town.
A photo of Duke's Seafood - Green Lake restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1075)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Green Lake
Booked 23 times today
Duke's Seafood - Green Lake has made an indelible mark in the Seafood cuisine scene for its impeccably prepared dishes. The reviews from clients speak volumes of its exquisite culinary prowess. Customers rave about the 'outstanding' halibut dishes, the 'fresh and flavorful' food, and the 'fresh and tasty' seafood, to name a few. A standout mention from the menu is their 'Award Winning Clam Chowder,' which continuously earns rave reviews. Duke's has successfully curated a menu that is abundant in variety and flavor. Despite being located in an area with a parking predicament, Duke's outshines this minor setback with a delightful ambiance and excellent service, making it a must-visit for seafood lovers.
A photo of Duke's Seafood - Lake Union restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1922)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Lake Union / Eastlake
Booked 55 times today
Duke's Seafood - Lake Union, situated in an idyllic location by the water, is regarded for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Boasting rave reviews for its "excellent and properly prepared" seafood, the restaurant frequently impresses patrons with the quality of its dishes and "attentive service". The menu, encompassing a range of seafood-centric dishes, is praised for items like the "Unchopped Seafood Salad", "Cod Tacos", and its award-winning clam chowder. Diners regularly highlight the ambience, service, and the view of Lake Union as contributing to a "fun nautical experience". Duke's Seafood - Lake Union reliably provides great food and a memorable dining experience, making it a go-to destination for seafood enthusiasts.
A photo of Shuckers restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2475)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 16 times today
Shuckers, located in downtown Seattle, serves up classic Northwest Seafood cuisine that never fails to satisfy. Packed with fresh, well-prepared seafood, their menu consistently delights patrons, with items such as the succulent oysters, scallops, and seafood chowders receiving rave reviews. Shuckers excels not just in the taste department, but in presentation and ambiance as well, creating a holistic dining experience that is neatly summed up by one happy customer: "outstanding service, seafood choices, and draught beer selection... Every selection from bread, salad to dessert was excellently prepared, flavorful and presented with quality." Among the standout dishes, the scallops were hailed as some of the "best ever eaten," and their seafood chowder is described as being "marvelous." Other patrons mention the superior quality of their halibut and crab dishes. This restaurant certainly knows how to leave a lasting impression on its guests.
A photo of The White Swan Public House restaurant
4.4
Awesome(388)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Lake Union / Eastlake
Booked 14 times today
Located in a picturesque setting, The White Swan Public House is lauded for its excellent seafood cuisine. From the testimonials of satisfied guests, the restaurant excellently blends a cozy and trendy vibe while providing unmatchable service and music. Many patrons have enjoyed watching float planes take off and land while dining. The seafood stew, fishwich entrée, and halibut burger are highly recommended by visitors. The restaurant also offers an enticing variety of non-alcoholic beverages, like their rotating mocktails. Many guests also appreciate the restaurant's accommodating service, even during busy times. Moreover, its waterside location offers beautiful views of South Lake Union, further enhancing the dining experience.
A photo of All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar restaurant
4.0
Excellent(117)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Downtown
Booked 13 times today
The new All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar, which is located on the site of what was a tackle & bait shop in 1936, draws inspiration from the materials and tools once sold there. It celebrates Seattle's maritime industry, from the portraits of fishermen and articulated shelves to the fresh seafood highlighting the best of the Pacific Northwest. The rustic materials draw from the simplicity of fishing boats, incorporating worn white-washed wood, metal, and simple white brick.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Ballard

Discover the best seafood dining experiences in Ballard, Seattle, where the freshness of the Pacific Northwest meets culinary expertise. Renowned for its vibrant seafood scene, Ballard is home to an array of restaurants that specialize in everything from oysters and clams to freshly caught salmon and halibut. Whether you're in the mood for a casual family meal or a sophisticated dining experience, the neighborhood offers a variety of settings to enjoy exceptional seafood dishes. These establishments pride themselves on incorporating local, sustainably sourced seafood, ensuring that each dish not only tantalizes your taste buds but also supports local fishing communities. Diners can expect a range of preparations from classic to innovative, accompanied by fine wines and artisanal cocktails that complement the maritime flavors. The dining ambiance in Ballard is equally diverse, featuring everything from the rustic charm of a fishing pub to the refined elegance of gourmet eateries. Each restaurant provides a unique atmosphere, whether it's views of the bustling North Pacific fishing fleet or a cozy, intimate setting perfect for a romantic evening. Overall, Ballard’s seafood restaurants are a must-visit for anyone looking to explore the rich flavors and fresh ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. With a commitment to quality and a flair for creativity, these dining spots offer an unforgettable culinary journey that is as dynamic as the neighborhood itself.

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