Etta's Seafood

4.4
3180 reviews
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Seafood
Owner Tom Douglas is a Seattle icon. Douglas is an American chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host. Two-time James Beard Award winner and Iron Chef winner, Douglas is known for his love of quality local and sustainable ingredients, as well as serving deliciousness with graciousness. Etta's is dedicated to supporting sustainable fisheries and farming practices. We offer the best of Wasingotn's wineries and breweries, curing and smoking our own meat and fish, and making every one of our breads and desserts.

Specials

Crabby Hour

So much crab, so much fun!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 7, 2019

Ends: February 8, 2118

Availability: Sun 3:00PM-4:45PM
Mon-Fri 3:30PM-5:15PM
Sat 3:00PM-4:45PM

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DM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food and service were very good but I feel it has lost some of the freshness it used to have. Still a very nice spot in a great location, if on the expensive side.

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S
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Disappointed. Seems the food quality has gone down over the years. It is in high tourist area, maybe just focusing on one time visitor, not on return business.

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J
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Lovely place. Great service. Too much sauce on my crab cake sandwich.

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TL
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Must try Tom's tasty tuna sashimi with green onion pancake, ginger soy, and wasabi tobiko. This along with the Fried oyster Po’Boy and king crab bloody mary were part of Saturday brunch before a stroll through Pike Place Market. Always enjoy our visits to Etta’s.

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EB
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous service and excellent food! Always a treat to enjoy an Etta’s brunch!

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w
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 3

I am a local and it was very good food. However the portions were small and the meal and extras were expensive. It was a tourist area(by the market) so the usual clientele were probably tourists and willing to pay. I was still hungry and walked to the market for some more food to satisfy me.

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LM
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

I love the location of this restaurant especially if you are seated with a view toward the outside. The service is outstanding and made the entire evening a pure joy. The seafood was absolutely fresh and outstanding. The dishes creative Pacific Northwest cuisine highlighted with Asian flavors. The crabcakes were outstanding and the salmon perfectly prepared with the "Rub with Love" giving a crunchy coating. If you haven't tried the oysters do so, the sauce they are served with should be bottled and sold- I have never tasted anything like it. And let's not forget dessert, being a chocolate lover the chocolate brownie trifle was delightfully smooth with the surprise of the crunchie brownie, but I must say I was a convert to non- chocolate desserts when I tasted the Bergamont Lemon Semifreddo ( my husband ordered), wonderful convection silky, smooth and slightly frozen. Bravo Etta's!

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D
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

I can't fault the service, but Etta's has rested on the Tom Douglas name too long. The food and atmosphere were underwhelming, especially for the price. I hadn't been in years, and I was affirmed why.

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ED
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Seafood stew is just amazing. The best I’ve had in Seattle to be certain.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always choose Etta’s for great food and a place we can actually hear each other speak!

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EJ
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

Creative food choices with good flavor, but very small portions on the Seattle Restaurant Week special menu.

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m
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

I tried an omelette and I should’ve stuck with my normal- the Etta’s breakfast with 2 eggs over easy, smashed potatoes, their homemade chicken sausage and a little real maple syrup.

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l
Minneapolis
48 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I thought the oysters and clam chowder were pretty mediocre but then we tried the crab cake...hands down the best crab cake I’ve had in my life! It was amazing! Delicious flavorful crab with great accompaniments. Good service as well.

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I
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Etta’s never disappoints and this was no exception. Seafood and vegetables fresh from the Pike Place Market.l + great wine pairings + friendly and impeccable service = a wonderful evening out.

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H
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great fresh seafood in Seattle. Wonderful staff and hostess!

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AB
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

Been to Etta's many times before, this time for restaurant week...quite disappointed in the main course....I personally make crab cakes and have done so for many years....the crab cakes I had at Etta were coated with a very very strong sauce - not sure what they put in this dark sauce but it destroyed the crab cakes. Hey Mr. Douglas keep the crab cakes simple, you generally make great crab cakes, but the coat them in a strong sauce is a mistake.
Also were put in a booth table (we were a party of 4 adults), the booth felt quite small, I felt we were in airplane economy negative section of the place....Also felt the staff were pushing us along when we wanted to enjoy our food and our conversation - felt like they were more interested in "turning the table".....I don't think I will go to Etta's again - Seattle has so many better venues to enjoy food.

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l
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

This was just a delicious meal at a reasonable price.

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RO
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have eaten here often and am never disappointed. The food is always outstanding, beautifully presented and reasonably priced.

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TT
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Coconut cream pie was the best!

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SS
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic experience. Every dish we ordered was fantastic, and the waitress was very attentive and funny. I will definitely go back.

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OT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 2

Chipped my tooth on a shell that was in the linguini and it felt a little old and dingy inside.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My sister and I took our parents to Etta's Seafood for their 38th wedding anniversary dinner. Our server was awesome, knowledgeable about all of the food on the menu, and described every appetizer, drink, and dish as it came to our table with great and careful detail. We were taken care of from the moment we came into the door to when we left. Thank you for such a wonderful experience!

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B
Seattle
13 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Seattle Restaurant Week lunches at Etta's have been great in the past, and this time was no exception. Great food, great value. Hard to find a better deal. I had the mussels with Asian flavors and rubbed-with-love salmon. Both were excellent. Looking forward to next time.

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MG
Seattle
63 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A colleague from KC and I always likes to eat at Etta's during Seattle Restaurant Week. Great food and great value. The spinach salad is made to perfection with subtle spices and a nice, balanced dressing. The salmon was cooked just right, too... not overcooked and not underdone. The salmon rub was just right and not overpowering on the salmon. We only wished that the triple coconut cream pie was included in the price but we understand increased costs of food and labor.

The only problem were the other guests at a table nearby were loud at times.

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J
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Visiting Seattle for my friend’s birthday! Very good place!

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C
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We took advantage of Seattle Restaurant week special menu at Etta's---every course was perfectly prepared. Mussels with wasabi cream was outstanding as were the crabcake and salmon main entrees. Each of us had a different dessert and they were all delicious. The waitstaff were attentive and personable. Always a consistent high quality at Etta's and the value during Restaurant just adds to the delight.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was phenomenal!

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KW
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Part of our party of 4 arrived an hour early but was able to be seated and well looked after the entire time by the gracious and welcoming staff.

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OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely dinner while back in Seattle for a conference. I had been craving Dungeness crab and the half crab was perfect. Fresh, plenty of crab meat and simply served. Waitstaff was friendly and knowledgeable. Nice view and pleasant seating. The Wedge salad was wonderful but definitely won’t necessarily count as healthy.

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AF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great preparation -- especially the salmon rub with love and the triple coconut pie.

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K
Jackson Hole
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Slow service and mediocre food! I have had better at Etta’s. Disappointing.

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AG
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visit Etta's every time I'm in town. Right next to Pike Place Market, and always a treat to host visitors and give them a true taste of Seattle. Keep up the quality, awesome!

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A
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 3

For it's value, the food is not worth it. I don't understand the hype over Tom Douglas restaurants. I've tried a few, decided to give Etta's Seafood a second chance, and still left deeply disappointed. I felt like I was eating a microwave dinner for lunch. They also automatically add 20% to your bill so you end up tipping big even if the service is not that good. No more Tom Douglas restaurants for me. I can find better food at the airport food court.

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MI
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food quality was very good

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent quality of food and great service.

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j
Washington DC
61 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From beginning to end it was a wonderful experience. The service was great, Prompt and attentive but not overbearing, the food was delicious . We were hungry so we started with the bread appetizer, skeptical of the price, But well worth it once we received it. The octopus appetizer was some of the best we have eaten. The seafood stew was wonderful and I would get it again. We are in town for 2 more days and are actually considering going back again.

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KS
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

I will not return. The food was mediocre at best,. The wait staff were dismissive and seemed to be in a hurry to get us out of the restaurant. I am unclear why. An appetizer was advertised as wonderful bread. It was cold and nothing special. We looked forward to dining experience and were disappointed. Thanks for asking about the experience.

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TO
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a Great Birthday!!! Thank you for making it special

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RD
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best salmon I have ever eaten. The loved with rub salmon was excellent. The huckleberry mule was so tasty I should have ordered another. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Great location near the Pike Place Market. Automatic 20% that I didn't feel was earned.

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