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About Fins Bistro

Issaquah's neighborhood seafood bistro. Specializing in a wide variety of exotic fish and shellfish from our local waters and beyond. We also offer a variety of Steaks, Pasta and Salads. Specializing in Pre Theatre dining, Full Bar and extensive Wine list. Brunch on the weekends. Casual theatrical ambiance and Patio dining.

301 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Tuesday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm.
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm. Weekend Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm.

Cross Street:
Dogwood

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 392-0109

Website:
http://www.finsbistro.com/

Executive Chef:
ZUL MEGJI

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Fins Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (11)
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Pre/post Theatre (9)
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Romantic (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Cozy (7)
Casual (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
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Good for Birthdays (2)
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Notable Wine List (2)
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 28, 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with this place. I wanted to go to a good seafood restaurant, but didn't feel like fighting traffic to the Tacoma or Seattle waterfronts. Their menu was excellent with a few surprises, (like halibut cheeks, miso sablefish). Presentation and service was excellent and the food was delicious. Highly recommend!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 25, 2016

First time trying Fin's for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and the friendliness of the server. Much louder at dinner time especially if a play is scheduled next door. No reservation need for lunch, however, whereas one is always needed for dinner.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 21, 2016

Always good but the wine by the glass prices are too high

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 21, 2016

We were at Fins Bistro this time for breakfast and it was just a great as the times we've been there for dinner. This place is an Issaquah gem.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 19, 2016

Food and service were both good. 2 seafood plates were a little over -cooked and over sauced, but the 1 meat dish was very good. The restaurant is tightly packed so a little noisy. Overall a good experience.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on August 14, 2016

Excellent lox.Takes me back to Carnegie deli in NYC. Try the scramble. Yum yum.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 12, 2016

Always enjoy Fins. My go-to entree is the Salmon Penne Pasta, which is absolutely delicious. Highly recommended.

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 12, 2016

Ambience was nice, menu and food were nicely prepared, but the staff didn't know when to leave us alone so we could enjoy our meal, kept interrupting our conversation.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 10, 2016

Excellent Issaquah dining experience. These cooks do not need your advice on how to prepare your fish. They do fine all by themselves.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 9, 2016

Relatives came for a visit and expressed a desire for seafood. We remembered our experience a few ago at Fins Bistro. It was the perfect choice. The beets salad was exquisite. My husband enjoyed crab bisque and the halibut. I had the seafood linguini supreme and enough for lunch the next day. She had crab cakes and he ate the swordfish. We shared the chef's special for dessert which was an apple tort. The relatives shared the chocolate flourless cake which looked and tasted like a chocolate truffle.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 9, 2016

The food and service were fine. The bread, though, did not measure up to
the quality of the rest of the food. With such good bread available in the
Seattle area, Fins should change their bread supplier.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 7, 2016

good service reasonable prices great service nice menu esay parking

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 6, 2016

We are always very satisfied with everything at Finns. It is our first choice for a night out.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 31, 2016

Recently took members of my family to the restaurant to try their brunch menu. The eggs benedict are design and I returned again to see if they were as good the second time around. If anything, even better. And their bloody mary was just the way I like them. The staff is always friendly and helpful, Definitely, someplace I would recommend. And the little outdoor patio is private and and serene,

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on July 30, 2016

We always enjoy their steak and halibut cheeks. Food and wine selections are great. Service can often be slow. Enjoy the alfresco seating!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 30, 2016

Wow what can I say. The food was beyond amazing the curry broth in the clams made me want to lick the plate. The ahi tuna was cooked to perfection. Everything I ate and drank was on point

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 30, 2016

It was right before a show at theater next door and I felt like they rushed us. My fish was raw. My mom's fish was cold, cooked but had cooled to room temperature. Had a lot of potential, but came up short.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 27, 2016

Fins is always a treat. The food is delicious and the service and servers are great. They provide a perfect selection of food for all occasions.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Staff and management were friendly and welcoming. Our server was slow to get to us and didn't seem like he knew much about the menu or much about being a server. Food was fine. Not great. Had the baked halibut. Cream sauce was broken and fish was a little overdone. Maybe just an off night. Would try them again.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Our party of four had a wonderful dinner last Friday evening. The two couples were celebrating our wedding anniversaries (a total of 90 years of marriage between the four of us). Additionally, one of the woman was celebrating her 70th birthday.
The food was delicious and the service was excellent. The server knew just when to interject herself into our conversations to provide exemplary service.
A valuable evening spent at a restaurant of great value.

THANK YOU!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Overall great experience. Food was great, service was quick, and staff was very friendly

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 14, 2016

Great oysters, crab cakes and tuna! Felt a bit rushed once or twice but otherwise service was very good! Some road noise as we were sitting outside. Table was a bit small for 4. However overall we were very pleased and would definitely go back!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 10, 2016

It is a gem. Food is excellent. We've been there many time and were never disappointed.
Highly recommended.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 3, 2016

I had an early brunch with my daughter and had an excellent meal. My daughter requested something from the later lunch menu and the kitchen graciously accommodated her request.
The service was very friendly and the ambience was warm and comfortable. Parking is very limited.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 29, 2016

Appreciate the intimate atmosphere. We sat outside on a warm summers night!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 25, 2016

Just got appetizers and drinks. It was really good. I got the bruschetta. The topenade was awesome, but they didn't toast the bread, which was weird. But not a deal breaker. The outdoor seating is really nice for people watching and seculsion. seclusion. There, I spelled it right.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on June 24, 2016

My mom, son and I dined at Finn's Bistro for lunch. The way were greeted set the tone for the entire lunch. I don't know her name; however, she was not pleasant. She mumbled a few words and then a server took over. Would I recommend this restaurant? I don't know. I am not to gung-ho in going back.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 23, 2016

Fin's bistro is a high point in downtown Issaquah! Always a great selection on the menu, nice atmosphere were conversation can take place (noise level is low) and service is attentive. I never leave disappointed when dining here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 19, 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We go for Sunday brunch about once a month. They have a great menu and the food is always well prepared and reliably good. We have never experienced a long wait after ordering.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 14, 2016

The server was awesome & fast!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 7, 2016

Great little restaurant......love the food. Zul and Jenny are wonderful hosts!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 31, 2016

I met my g-friend for lunch.....food was great, and the service was wonderful!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 28, 2016

Fins has been a favorite of ours for several years and we often bring friends or family for their first introduction to Fins. The food was amazing again on this visit. Our friends raved about it the entire evening. My husband always wants to try everything on the menu but can't stop himself from ordering the lamb. Sarah, our daughter's favorite part of Fins next to the clams, was great as well. We look forward to our next visit!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 17, 2016

Visited here on our vacation to Snoqualmie. My husband and I were very dissapointed with the service. The waitress (Sarah) didn't seem to consider our table worth her time. There were about 6 tables there and there was no reason to ignore us. Fish was overcooked but we've had worse. Wouldn't recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 17, 2016

I am so glad to find this little gem of a restaurant. Fantastic food, along with friendly attentive service. I plan on making it a go to date night spot.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 6, 2016

Get the macadamia crusted halibut it is amazing! The service was great, waiter was attentive. Hostess was lovely. Beautiful to sit and have lunch outside. It's quiet and you don't feel rushed. Great for a friday afternoon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 15, 2016

Service was great!! They were there to help without being annoying. We were able to meet one of the owners which was the icing on the cake. Food excellent and deserts worth coming for that even!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 6, 2016

The food was wonderful as well as the service. The only drawback was nothing that was restaurant related - just a very loud group next to us that had a few too many and were so loud we could hardly hear ourselves talk. Up until they sat - we were having a wonderful quiet dinner with good conversation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on April 2, 2016

The food was so fresh, wine list fabulous and service prompt. Highly recommend for those who like fresh fish and great wines.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on March 3, 2016

We had a lovely evening with our friend from Holland. The food was truly delicious, the wine wonderful, Sky is a friendly and attentive waitress and the ambiance is - as we say in Holland: "gezellig".

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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