Cutters Crabhouse

4.5
2449 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Cutters Crabhouse seafood restaurant, WHERE FRESH SEAFOOD COMES ASHORE ®, is located in downtown Seattle near the historic Pike Place Market. We have a quarter-century long tradition of serving the freshest Northwest seafood including crab, salmon, clams, shrimp, halibut and more. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Elliott Bay waterfront while dining on the "perfect taste" of Seattle.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2449 people are saying
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StephanieR
Orange County
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was amazing. Everyone greeted us nicely said Happy Bday to me because we booked it for my Bday.
Loved it

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
19 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ethan is great! We enjoyed our birthday lunch!

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vipMDWilliams
Nashville
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best crab dip I have ever had. Hands down. Laura, our server, was fantastic. Very attentive.

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LindaK
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful Seafood! So fresh! Great service team! Great experience. Highly recommend

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Bruno
New England
9 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, but somewhat slow service. The restaurant is clearly suffering from lack of staff, as only about 10% of the tables were occupied, and the choices for dining times were extremely limited.

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KatieW
Des Moines
2 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

An awesome dinner, Sous Chef came to inquire about onion allergy-fabulous

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Candy
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

excellent service atmosphere great food great 👍 enjoyed

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vipWorldTraveler
Kansas City
109 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice place overlooking Puget Sound. The crab and artichoke dip was very tasty. The house Louie was outstanding - best prepared salmon I’ve ever had. And the key lime pie really topped off the meal. Excellent service as well.

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Lligwoca
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice time for our anniversary dinner. My first time to eat halibut or crab cakes and I enjoyed both immensely. The key lime pie was yummy too! The hostess and waitstaff were terrific, and the view was too. We will definitely return the next time we visit Seattle!

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vipOlegN
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

It’s not what it used to be. I call it CCC ( cheap commercial crap )for tourists that they charge a huge amount of money for. One pound of King Crab $154 and it’s not so good. I would absolutely pass.

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vipMarikoB
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food and service with the most amazing views. We can't wait to go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vacation with the family great view and food!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great good !! Wonderful service !

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12hungrypeople
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb from beginning to end. Good-excellent. Service-awesome.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our server Trinity was excellent! Food was okay.

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Claytondiner
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table looked out on water. Service was excellent. Something good to eat for a variety of food preferences. Highly recommend.

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vipFrequentDiner
Seattle
91 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took two friends in town for Alaska Cruise to Cutters. We had a nice view table looking over the sound and privacy. Service was attentive and outstanding. Enjoyed wine and beer with starters of crab cake/dip, Penn Cove mussels (exquisitely fresh and melts in your mouth). Cutters Louie was unusual with salmon, prawns and crab, fresh and refreshing. Salmon entree was done just right. Linguini and Jambalaya were enjoyed by our guests. Molten chocolate and key lime pie complimented the courses.

Will be back soon for sure.

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vipBenettaD
Atlanta
28 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great quality seafood and fabulous cocktails.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Was not impressed with the service - brought oysters after our dinner was served - never came by and asked how things were going or fill up water. Was not very crowded - food was okay -

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DanaP
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great king crab legs but pretty pricey. Really an upscale restaurant — don’t think “crab house”. No complaints whatsoever. Food excellent, service great. Ambience excellent with views over the bay.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our 30th anniversary and the host placed us with a great view, but even better, we were almost by ourselves in the raised floor seating area. He even made sure our server was aware and congratulated us. It was greatly appreciated and he exhibited what great customer service is all about.
Thank you,
d and a

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Tisa
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Trinity was an excellent server! The kitchen really went in on the crab and spinach artichoke dip it was the best I’ve ever had in my life. The host Chris is also my new favorite person, I’ll forgive him for seating me behind a a couple big parties who blocked the view he told me I’d have but he was so elegant with his words and made me feel special! Thank you Cutters for an wonderful dinner.

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EmilyH
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience as always! We always celebrate our anniversary here and it never disappoints!

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JamisonM
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice restaurant, staff was very helpful and professional.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Business meeting

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ErikW
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

App, very good. Louie was weak, no imagination or seasoning. Nice place, friendly staff.

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rick
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Wonderful evening. Chris at the front desk was incredibly gracious and treated us special getting us a great table by the window. Made us feel special. Thanks chris! Ethan our waiter was extremely friendly and accommodating! A wonderful overall experience.

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vipDavidK
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food, great view and very nice staff. I highly recommend this place for a date or business lunch. Perfect!

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vipSeattlite
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Halibut was very tough and dry

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Ordered dozens of oysters but they were not in good quality. Some of them were very tiny, even we ordered medium sizes.

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MarkO
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, ambiance and our server was tremendous!!!!!

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vipTracyH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

They add a 4% Living Wage to your total check which was a surprise. It put a sour note on the evening for us.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience1

Definitely paying for the location. Food was not done well and very overpriced. Ambiance was terrible.

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LydiaF
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Staff was very friendly. Food was very delicious and service was very prompt.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent experience at this restaurant with our two girls. The king crab legs was so delicious and I appreciated that They offered a 1/2 lb portion instead of just 1lb... Which is too much for me. My husband's halibut was perfectly cooked. Our girls got a kids meal and salad and the restaurant was very accommodating to their request to switch out fries for brussel sprouts. The kids meal at $9 came with a beautiful bowl of fruit to start, a generous portion and a small sundae for dessert! We were impressed! Our server, Ethan, and the manager were both proactive sensitive to my gluten allergy which was very appreciated. Both were also extremely kind, professional and attentive. The view topped off this great dining experience!

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luv2eat
Nashville
47 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate there in the middle of a 2 month road trip. It was one of the 2 best restaurants we found along the way. It had it all....good location and views, great menu and winelist, great food and good service despite almost all restaurants being currently short staffed. We would return.

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vipFoodCzar
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful Restaurant in Friday on the waterfront. The menu was wonderful the service was on point. We enjoyed the calamari, manila clams & Keylime pie. We appreciate that our jambalaya was divided into two plates. Very nice evening

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KevinB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service great food one recommendation scissors for the king crab legs would be useful.

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WendyS
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and ambience was great. It was my husbands birthday and Father’s Day. He was greeted at the door with a Happy Birthday and referred to by his first name. We were greeted by our amazing waiter James in the same manner. We would definitely recommend Cutters and would return next time we visit Seattle. Great Job James, thank you for the impeccable service!!

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vipPhil
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Father’s Day dinner. Food was cooked perfectly and service was outstanding.

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You can order delivery directly from Cutters Crabhouse using the Order Online button. Cutters Crabhouse also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Cutters Crabhouse also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 448-4884.

Cutters Crabhouse is rated 4.5 stars by 2449 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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