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About Elliott's Oyster House

For more than 30 years, Elliott's Oyster House has been Seattle's showcase for classic Northwest seafood. This classic seafood house is renown for simple preparations that highlight the natural flavors of the finest seafood in the Pacific Northwest. We specialize in serving fresh local Dungeness crab, wild Northwest salmon, Alaskan halibut, fresh Pacific finfish, Northwest shellfish, and our specialty, fresh oysters.


At Elliott's, we believe our choices today affect the oceans of tomorrow. So we're committed to serving sustainable seafood, a win-win for your taste buds and the environment. We have long-standing partnerships with local crabbers, oyster growers and fishermen, who use environmentally sound practices. To help the planet even further, we compost everything possible. Come join us for lunch or dinner, and discover the wonders of sustainable seafood for yourself.

1201 Alaskan Way
Pier 56
Seattle, WA 98101
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Northwest

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Spring Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 623-4340

Website:
http://www.elliottsoysterhouse.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available beginning at 5pm every evening.


Street parking and public lots are available during lunch service.

Public Transit:
Metro Transit Routes 99-O and 99-I at
Alaskan Way and Spring(.10 mi)
Metro Transit Routes 10-O, 11-O, 113-I, 121-I, 121-O, 122-I, 125-I, 15-O, 18-O, 21-I, 22-I, 56-I and 994-I at First Avenue and University St (.15 mi)

Executive Chef:
Robert Spaulding

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access

Elliott's Oyster House Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (77)
Scenic View (61)
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Good for a Date (46)
Local Ingredients (40)
Good for Birthdays (33)
Good for Anniversaries (32)
Fit for Foodies (32)
Good for Groups (25)
Business Meals (23)
Casual (23)
Romantic (21)
Fun (19)
Bar Seating (16)
Authentic (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Worth the Drive (14)
Great for Lunch (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Cozy (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
People Watching (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Tasting Menu (8)
Healthy (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Great Beer (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
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Paleo Friendly (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Live Sports (3)
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 (Seattle)·Dined a day ago

Had a gift card for Elliott’s and my boyfriend and I decided to go for my birthday. Atmosphere and view is nice. Seating was quick. We asked for a booth since there were at least 4 open and were told they were saving them for reservations. Would be fine but both our table and the booth could sit four people. Drinks came out wrong. Bf ordered the New York steak medium and it came out barely even rare. He asked for it to be cooked more and it came back charred and burnt. I had the Bering Sea crab legs which were good. And for dessert we had the salted caramel sundae which was probably best things we ate all night. Service was not quick and our server did not seem interested in us at all. Never even introduced himself and barely checked in. Not worth the money.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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·Dined 2 days ago

Food and service were fantastic! I would definitely recommend Elliot’s.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Fun, Waterfront, Great Beer
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 3 days ago

Marissa was amazing!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

We celebrated a Birthday! It was great. Great service!!! Great food!

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 (El Paso)·Dined 4 days ago

On vacation

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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food with a great view. The food is perfectly prepared, although a little pricey.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients
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 (Kansas City)·Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding! Amazing service, cool ambiance, and good seafood. I’d definitely recommend and go back.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

We started coming here for special occasions several years ago. The menu is very diverse with fresh local ingredients. Food is always prepared nicely and prices are fair for what you get. We enjoy the friendliness of the wait staff and who could not love that view? Oh, and did I mention the oysters?

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Casual, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

A true tourist trap. Food was sub par and prices high. A lot more options in Seattle to try than this place!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 7 days ago

It was a great experience. Our waiter seemed rushed plus the dinning area was a little squished. I could hear the whole conversation off the take next to me. Food was good and spicy. Ceaser salad was a little sad. Well dressed but kind of limp. I really enjoyed the wine list and trying oysters.

Tags: Romantic, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

We arrived at the restaurant at our reservation time and we were immediately seated even though patrons without reservations were waiting. We started with oysters and they were excellent. We than had both clam chowder and an order of their spicy corn chowder. Both were good but not hot. That was disappointing. Calamari was also ordered as an appetizer and it was terrible. It seemed to be just small bites of breading with out any calamari. We would not return.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Meal was excellent, service was exceptional. Beautiful night for our window table.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good. Not $175.00 great. The food was just mediocre - nothing special.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Friendly and great location

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Absolutely wonderful meal for my guests from out of town. We started with an assortment of raw oysters and they were incredible. Our server, Ryan, expertly guided us through our selection and everyone in our party enjoyed. This was the first time I have tried your Dungeness crab cakes and you now hold the title for best crab cake in Seattle. We also enjoyed a variety of lunch items and we were all very happy campers. Great place, great service, great views.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 9, 2018

I was visiting Seattle on business and used the opportunity to take my son (who is a UW student) to dinner. We had a delicious meal at Elliott's. Our server was excellent. She made some great recommendations regarding menu choices. We enjoyed everything from our oyster starter through the sorbet we had for dessert. My son's entree, the sockeye salmon, was absolutely delicious!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Waterfront
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 9, 2018

It just was ok

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We stayed in Seattle 4 days, this was the best dinner we had. Great service and food.

Tags: Scenic View, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was good, as was service. Good experience!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 7, 2018

The waiter that served our table, Scott was a top notch and fun to interact with.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Excellent oysters. Very fresh. Service with more than a smile. King salmon is always well prepared

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 (Caribbean)·Dined on February 6, 2018

The seafood is awesome here and the oysters are fabulous. They have a great raw bar selection! Always come back to this restaurant on all Seattle travels.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Elliott's has never disappointed , and this day was no different. The raw oyster selection outstanding. Nothing more fun than sampling seafood from different locations around local waters . Cocktails were outstanding. Dinner selections prepared perfectly. Desserts were addictive. From the start, they had a table ready to support the reservation. no wait. We just love this place

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

A few extra drinks were added to our tab. The payment system is slow and inefficient to use

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Really good service and great values. Food was really good

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2018

My son and I were in Seattle last week for business, and decided to give this tourist restaurant on pier 56 a try. Very nice ambiance, extremely nice staff, but terrible food. The fried calamari was heavily breaded, greasy and tasteless, and the blackened rockfish and dungeness crab entrees were dreadful. The place was packed on a Thursday night, though, with mostly middle-aged contractor types, who seemed to be enjoying themselves. We did not.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on January 24, 2018

I took my wife out for a weeknight date. The ambiance was great and the service impeccable. The oyster menu is comprehensive and the wine paring was perfect. We ordered a sampling of 7 different types of oyster and the crab legs. The food was all delicious. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Scenic View, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 23, 2018

After many visits to Seattle, FINALLY made it to Elliott's in spite of walking from Pike's in pooring rain. Definately worth it with an INTELLIGENT waitress.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Overpriced and fair service! A touristy restaurant and not worth the value

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Visiting from New York and mostly went for the oysters. Andy the waiter was awesome, informative and friendly. Enjoyed the oyster tastings very much and the ambiance. The risotto that comes with the king salmon was excellent.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 19, 2018

This is the best restaurant possibly in the world. The food is perfect .

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Enjoyed our dining - Very good choice! Knowledgable and professional staff. Great oysters!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Wait staff was friendly and efficient. Food was wonderful. A bit noisy- but we had a good table. Would recommend

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Waterfront, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Food was ok & sizeable portion but expensive. A bit noisy. Waitress was very friendly

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was blah & overpriced for the quality. It feels like a low-end chain restaurant. View is good - Elliott Bay. There are so many better options. I won’t go back.

I’m so embarrassed that I brought a date to this place.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Went for dinner before a show. The service was good, the food not so much. The fried calamari was tiny rings, heavily breaded, over cooked and greasy. The cedar plank salmon was basically raw next to the skin. I like rare cooked salmon, but this was not that.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Awesome seafood. Well priced! Easily can see why it's one of the top seafood restaurants in the area.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great experience! Elliott's was at the top of my list based on reviews and it didn't disappoint. Great location right on the pier, great service and great food - we had the appetizer tower, Caesar salad and pan fried oysters. Highly recommended.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Outstanding server

Dishes overpriced

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We've loved Elliott's for years. Make a point to come back every time were in a Seattle. This trip we was the exception. Not a great meal or experience more of a disappointment.

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