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About Flying Fish

We at Flying Fish take pride in being a Seattle landmark for seafood dining. From our renowned salt + pepper dungeness crab to the most stunning fresh oysters, wild Pacific Northwest salmon and exotic fish from Hawaii, we keep our menu inspired with exciting seasonal selections. Each plate is artfully prepared, and served by our dedicated servers. It is also our pleasure to offer a tasteful selection of local wines and beers. So stop in today for an exquisite seafood dining experience!

300 Westlake Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Northwest

Hours of Operation:

Lunch
Mon - Fri : 11:30am to 3:00pm

Dinner
Daily 5:00pm till Closing

Happy Hour
Daily 3:00pm to 6:00pm, 8:30pm to closing

Cross Street:
Thomas

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 728-8595

Website:
http://www.flyingfishseattle.com/

Catering:
Flying Fish catering can provide service to off-premise banquet facilities, corporate locations and other local special events upon request. Please call 206-728-8595 or email us at events@flyingfishseattle.com to inquire.

Parking Details:
Parking is available in our building. The rates are variable during the day and just $2.00 (flat rate) after 5pm. To use the garage enter the alley between Westlake and Terry from Harrison. Our garage entrance is immediately on your right as you enter the alley.

Public Transit:
The South Lake Union Street Car runs every 15 minutes, 6am to 9pm Sunday thru Thursday, and 6am to 11pm Friday and Saturday.

Executive Chef:
Princess Franada

Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family + friends or hosting a corporate outing, Flying Fish can accommodate all your special event needs.

Private Party Contact:
Events Manager: (206) 728-8595

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
$1 Oyster Happy Hour 3:00 to 6:00pm and 8:30pm to closing, daily. Bar area only.

Flying Fish Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

79% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined 5 days ago

Although I have loved Flying Fish for many years, taking many people there because of reliably excellent affordable seafood, my experience recently was a big disappointment. First, service was incredibly slow. The waiter mentioned a "large party" as though that was an excuse to underserve my table. Then we were shorted on our 'dozen' oysters, and were questioned when we pointed it out. The seafood was barely warm when served and my salmon was quite fishy and did not seem fresh. The dessert menu is not even worth a perusal. I hope Flying Fish can recapture it's past magic. Perhaps I will return, but likely not.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Warned waiter to not over cook halibut dinners. But fish was delivered well done and dry. Sent back for redo. Second serving was wonderful. Waiter handled situation perfectly.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The customer service was OUTSTANDING! The food was great too! Reasonably priced for the type of restaurant and location. Highly recommended!

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

I enjoyed sitting in a booth near the booth, it was warmer. The food is always good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 26, 2017

just like it's name- great seafood especially muscles and clams. The muscles in red curry are not to be missed. Had a share plate, salad, muscles and clam fettuccine Plenty for 4.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I’m a spoiled Pacific Northwest seafood fan. The food here is pretty decent, even for Seattle. Drinks were just okay. On a Saturday night the place was 3/4 empty, basically this is a lunch spot for Amazon workers. Dinner was $300 for 4 people, 1 drink each.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Years have gone by since we last ate at Flying fish. We thought we give it a try before a play. Sadly we weren't impressed. The food was just average and in a town of great fish we probably won't be back. People raved about the fish taco's and I just don't get it. But i do have friends that say my standard for fish taco's is high. The black cod was a little over smoked and my husband felt that it kind of ruined the delicateness of the fish. The desserts were very bland and not worth it. this makes me sad as we really did like this restaurant.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Nice ambiance on an early Saturday evening. Happy hour menu was vast and the fish tacos were fantastic!

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great place! They had lots of gluten free options!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Healthy, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 26, 2017

fascinating mix of cuisines. Nicely spiced. The right level of attention from staff.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Quick Bite, Worth the Drive
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Great for a relaxing evening.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Gluten Free Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Romantic, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Live Sports, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Probably the best seafood in Seattle. Beautifully prepared, creative, tasty. Some vegetarian and land animal options as well.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Waiter Michael was great, very professional, very personable

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 5, 2017

The quality of their food has changed for the worst. The food was plain without any kind of seasoning. The only eatable and good tasting item during our lunch was a cup of clam chowder.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 26, 2017

This place is pretty modern restaurant with a open kitchen food. The service was professional. The food was basic but well prepared
I can recommend this restaurant

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Not worth the price for the quality of food. Steak at $55.00 was tough and the Veal Chop $47.00 was raw. Staff was great and very helpful.

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 (Portland)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The food was fine but the service was poor. We had dinner on a Saturday around 5pm before our concert. There were a total of six tables with three servers total. Our server was not around. He was hanging out in the bar while our food was sitting on the kitchen counter waiting to be picked up. Finally another server picked it up and served it to us. Our server checked on us once and did not bother to ask if we wanted a second round of drinks. It took forever to get our check. Not impressed.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Sadly, my entrée of Crab Ravioli was horrible. My friends had better experiences with the halibut and New York steak selections. I used to really like this restaurant and I like to support local chef owned establishments, but after 2 bad experiences I won't be trying this one again.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Its a good restaurant, where we have a good local experience

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 14, 2017

I had high expectations for Flying Fish. Unfortunately, they were not met. I made a reservation for 8:30 PM. When I arrived, I was greeting by a host/server/bar tender who could not find my reservation. Wearing 3 different hats, my service suffered tremendously. Waited nearly 10 minutes for water, wine took 15 minutes to get to my table. When it finally arrived I was half way through my appetizer. Ordered 1/2 dz of Oyster and Scallops. No reason wine should take longer than my wine considering each piece of shellfish has to be shucked by hand. Through careless action on behalf of the kitchen, there was a scallop stuck to the bottom of one of my shells, giving me 7 scallops. For my entree, I ordered Ravioli stuffed with artichoke and mushrooms. While flavorful, they were drenched in sauce that would not allow the stuff to actually stay inside of the ravioli. FOr dessert I went with the Tres Leches Bread Pudding, that tasted like french toast and covered in syrup. Not my ideal way to end a meal... with breakfast.

Beautifully decorated. Wish the music matched the decor. Not too into listening to lady gaga when I'm paying a hefty amount for dinner.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Food was decent but not remarkable. Server had no personality and didn't enhance the experience.

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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Needed a place to have an Amazon client business lunch where we could hear ourselves talk, and this was a good place. Service was great, food beautiful and tasty.

Tags: Tapas
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We entertained out of town business guests. Great dinner and service.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Totally overrated....food was ok but service stunk. With all of the options in town, best to skip this place.

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·Dined on August 16, 2017

I have eaten here numerous times and have always had a great experience. After this visit, i won't go back. The quality of the food has seriously plummeted. The poke was previously just delicious - from the taste of it this time it was as if they took a bottle of Thai chili sauce and poured it over the tuna. Maybe our waiter was the only one working and they were short staffed - because I had to physically track him down to order things. We had a lovely time - but it did take 3.5 hours for the experience in part due to the slow service.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Amazing! Always great food

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·Dined on August 7, 2017

Very very slow service, we waited 40 mins for two burgers, taste was very bad, we ordered medium rare but turned out to be over cooked.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 7, 2017

We got there just after apply hour-the place was almost empty. We had great service. The oysters were fresh but choice limited. Our pastas were great. Desserts were big and sweet. We will return

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

The service and the overall look of the restaurant was beautiful. A warning for those who don't like spicy food, they are super heavy with the spice. We ordered the salt and pepper crab and the meat inside was good but it was seriously messy and the spices numbed our faces. We thought the daikon salad would mellow it out but it tasted like it was soaked in jalapeño juice/ghost peppers. There should have been a warning of spice level. The clams were good but a little pepper heavy. If the spice level could be managed or corrected warnings on the menu, I'd contemplate returning.

Tags: Spicy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Disappointed in both food and service. Would not recommend.

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 (London)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Best scallops and oysters! Great black cod. Great service, thank you Mori (or at least this I think was his name)!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Came in with two very hungry kids, ordered right away but it took 40 minutes for the food to come out. The waiter was defensive and said it was due to backup in the kitchen. The food was good and when the bill came, they discounted 15% to "make things right".

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Flying Fish has lost its touch. The food just doesn't have the same quality as when I first moved to Seattle. My salmon was over cooked and very salty. The pasta dish was also very heavy, almost paste like. We were also surprised to see a nearly empty dining room on a Thursday night. I'm not sure if others have had a relatable experience, but we won't be coming back.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on July 18, 2017

I haven't been to the Flying Fish in over 10 years. I suppose I was expecting it to be the way it was which was pretty phenomenal back in the day. Currently, it is fine but the entrees where a bit odd in their combinations. The fish itself was cooked perfectly, however. Staff are nice, service is good, ambience is fine - just not amazing. I would recommend it but it didn't blow me away or my guests from out of town.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 14, 2017

We arrived at 7:00 pm but were not seen by a waiter until 7:45pm. Not a joke. In the time we sat waiting we also saw two other parties get ignored and they ended up leaving. We stayed for the 8:30 pm happy hour which was great value for money, however, with the poor service it had already ruined our evening. The wait staff also seemed like they couldn't agree which section belonged to them and we overhead them bickering with each other which made us uncomfortable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 14, 2017

The food was exceptional and the ambience wonderful. Definitely indulge in the Dungeness crab. Top shelf liquor and unusually tasty appetizers. Unfortunately our server was a bit too often "missing in action" for simple requests like a soda refill or additional napkin. And he took a while to get us water and then take our initial order. He also struggled a bit with remembering who ordered which drink.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Flying Fish appears to us to be past its prime, compared with the previous location. Food was still ok, not great. Service was distracted. Taped-over, ripped seats in the booths were tacky. Sports on TV diminished the ambience. Unfortunate to see this once-fabulous restaurant slide downhill.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Excellent service. Food was great and priced right

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Family visiting, they loved it!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 8, 2017

This place....does not worth it at all. I went there at 5:45 after movie with an empty stomach and expecting some good food, however, the expectation is way too high. I order lemongrass shrimp...which is just soso. The pickled vegetables taste better than the shrimp. And I also ordered oysters which is as small as baby oysters. 😐and it is 1.25 each!!!! I mean.....is there any decency in this restaurant?! And there signature dish-fried rock fish. Hmm.....hard to tell whether is fresh or not...too much salt!!!! And pepper!!!!!!! This is a poor experience.....

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