Ivar's Mukilteo Landing

4.6
2037 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing is pleasantly situated on the water next to the ferry dock in historic Mukilteo, just 30 minutes north of Seattle. From the scenic dining room and outside deck, you can watch the ferries come and go as you enjoy mouth-watering seafood and a wide assortment of Ivar's famous original recipe entrees and many other Northwest favorites. Ivar's Mukilteo Landing is open for lunch and dinner.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
7 days a week: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Happy Hour:
7 days a week!: 3:00 pm – 6:00pm and 8:30pm - close

Lounge Hours:
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm

NOTE: Holidays may vary. Hours and menus subject to change.
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Phone number
(425) 742-6180
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Craig Breeden
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Private party facilities
Offering spectacular 180º views of Possession Sound, Ivar's Mukilteo Landing can help you make the most of your rehearsal dinner, intimate wedding, business meeting, anniversary party, retirement party, family reunion or whatever private dining function you would like to plan.
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Private party contact
Greg Covey: (425) 742-6180
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Catering
Please call for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mukilteo Speedway
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Parking details
Plenty of parking options with a large private lot and street parking.
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Public transit
Whidbey Island Ferry, Sound transit light rail, Metro busses.
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Special events & promotions
Holiday Barbershop Ensemble:

Returning to Ivar's Mukilteo Landing for a holiday encore, the Kamiak High School Barbershop ensemble will perform a collection of treasured holiday tunes. Join in and sing-along or simply lend an ear to the special weekend performances from 6 -7:30 p.m. from the men’s "Unaccompanied Minors" ensemble and women’s "Starry Night" choral group. Reservations recommended. Call (425) 742-6180.

Four Select Appearances (6 -7:30pm):
• Friday, Dec 15
• Saturday, Dec 16
• Friday, Dec 22
• Saturday, Dec 23
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0Dined 21 hours ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We ate here while on vacation. Ivar’s is iconic in the area. The offerings were varied and the food yummy. Not much if you don’t want fish or seafood. Basic salad is the only vegetarian option. The time between starters and main dish was a bit long for our family. We weren’t having drinks so it stretched out.

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PW
Seattle
5.0Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Was craving the taste of razor clams and that craving was completely satisfied, as they were offered on the menu, and cooked to perfection... yum!

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P
Seattle
5.0Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food. The view is incredible and watching the ferry arrival and departure is an added bonus.

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JG
Seattle
5.0Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food here is always so delicious! The salmon was so good! The view is completely amazing!!! Right on the water in Mukilteo and we could see people fishing on the pier and the ferry from our table! Great service too!

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d
Seattle
4.0Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was all good. My only issues are that it seemed others were getting in ahead of us even though I had made a reservation well in advance, and I also asked for a seat by the window since it was a birthday dinner but didn't get one. Oh well.

Otherwise very nice.

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VH
Boise
4.0Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Service was pretty slow. Food was solid. View was amazing.

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JW
5.0Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

went to Ivar's to celebrate a birthday. we asked for a window table and were seated at one. had very excellent service & food and since it was my birthday we got a slice of cake with a candle that was lit at the table. all in all a very awesome experience.

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PM
Seattle
5.0Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great view. Happy Birthday to me. We will be back.

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PL
4.0Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Beautiful view- food good- switched waiters- first was pleasant- second kept trying to take our plates over and over before we were finished. Other than that everything ok.

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AP
Seattle
5.0Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, good wine, friendly staff, and a beautiful view!! We came here to celebrate our anniversary. Ivar's never disappoints.

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R
Seattle
4.0Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Ivan's is always a treat. Guests from elsewhere always get taken for dinner there. Their salmon preparations are always quite good.

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JC
Orange County
5.0Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were a party of 10 and our service was very good. Everything was set up and waiting for us when we arrived for our reservation. The restaurant has a great view of the ferry loading/unloading, and we all enjoyed our entrees. Loved the Classic Mukilteo Seafood Saute!

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TS
5.0Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff and food were outstanding. They all went out of their way to be sure we enjoyed ourselves.

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LO
Seattle
5.0Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is exquisite and service is unmatched. A great time with fabulous food and service.

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DJ
Seattle
4.0Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

We were a party of eight, including two grade-school-age children, celebrating a wedding anniversary. We were seated in the middle of the room, so that everyone had a decent view of the water and the ferries arriving and departing. Our server, who was friendly and voluble almost to the point of being intrusive, offered lots of opinions about the various dishes on the menu. I chose the Mukilteo Seafood Saute, a medley of clams, shrimp, and fish in a buttery red sauce, rich and delicious. The food came in a reasonable amount of time, and everyone at our table was satisfied with their dish, including the kids. Drinks were refreshed regularly, and the pace of the meal was appropriate to the occasion (we were at the table about two hours). The cost of the meal was about $50 per person, excluding alcoholic beverages. Everything seemed good value for money, except the $11 strawberry shortcake, which our server raved about. It cost $11 and was short on strawberries. All in all, it was a pleasant, tasty dinner with an attentive server, and a terrific view capped by a beautiful sunset.

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JR
4.0Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Have been here a few times over the years. It's consistent. Out of town guests like it too. Good food selection. Tastes are very good. My classic seafood saute was delicious and a nice combo of things I like. All at table were happy with their meals. Very minor dessert order issue cheerfully fixed on the spot and charge reversed. Our special occasion went well. Would definitely return. Good job, Ivars!

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k
Seattle
4.0Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Parents 69th anniversary,
they traveled from Maple Valley
they love Ivars @ Mukilteo!

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WT
5.0Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Smoked Salmon Chowder was excellent! Good service and pleasant atmosphere.

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z
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ivar's went out of there way to make sure we had everything. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was great. We has our 30th anniversary and was treated like royalty. Awesome place to go.

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DA
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and awesome service.
A slight mistake in our order was handled professionally by our waiter.

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r
4.0Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Was my wifes birthday. I had ask for a window seat and was lucky to get one. the staff was great and the for came at a nice pace. We enjoyed watching the water while we dinned. Ivars help make my wife birthday fun.

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JK
5.0Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy coming here, food is excellent and the people are really friendly.

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JT
5.0Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed...keep up the good work. Thank you.

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EK
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is great and staff goes out of their way to make your experience great.

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ES
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was on 1st Sunday Summer 2018. Sunny blue sky, gorgeous water front view next to ferry landing, good foods, excellent service and additional bonus....a seal swam nearby. Overall was a wonderful lunch.

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DM
5.0Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We stumbled upon this place a couple of years ago, and it has become our go-to for special occasions. We LOVE it here.

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FR
Seattle
3.0Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Ivar's Mukilteo Landing was definitely a 4 to 5 stars on 2 previous visits. This review is based on our most recent reservation on a Sunday evening. The food preparation and presentation was definitely did not reflect the cost of the meal. My wife's halibut was served with a large mound of dry white rice. Hmmm... seemed to me the kitchen may have run out of ingredients. The halibut was a bit overcooked. I had high expectations for my paella which did have large assortment of seafood but the dish was more like a seafood medley; not paella. The rice was almost non-existent (probably was used for the mound on my wife's plate) and the dish had not one hint of saffron and the broth was missing flavor. So, one miss out of three evening meals. Perhaps the variables for a good meal were stacked against us: the kitchen was slammed by large groups and we arrived as most of the diners were leaving on a Sunday evening. But, the service and wait staff are great (even though a patron had to ask a rather loud, drunk, and obnoxious diner to please "tone it down"). Will we return? Don't know. Perhaps just order fish and chips outside.

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KC
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Ivar's Mukilteo. Every time I go, I order something different, and I've never been disappointed. I was particularly impressed by our server this time who recommended a fantastic bottle of wine to pair with our meal.

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CB
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great location on the water. If your spouse works in Seattle, have them take a train, only 4 blocks away. Free parking for Ivars. Make reservations on the website, and ask for a window seat if available. Great datenight for the two of us.

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WS
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best halibut we have ever had!!! Service was wonderful!!! Favorite restaurant!

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NS
4.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

2 suggestions: change brunch menu between Mother’s Day and Fathers Day and plain French toast on the kids menu at brunch.

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t
4.0Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

great food ,great service ,wonderful view and best location !

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OT
Houston
5.0Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ivar’s was a delightful dining experience! The food was delicious, the service impeccable, and the scenic beauty breathtaking.

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F
Seattle
4.0Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Mukilteo Landing is consistently a great place to dine. Good menu, good service and a view which can't be beat.

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OT
St. Louis
3.0Dined on June 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Clam chowder was excellent. Salmon was over cooked and dry.

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FL
Seattle
3.0Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

My wife's razor clams were delicious as were my daughter's steamed clams. The $35 halibut dish that I had, however, was a big disappointment. I couldn't taste any crab and the overall meal was very bland and not flavorful. My wife prepares better tasting halibut at home than what I was served. For a $35 dish, highly recommended by the waitress, it was way over priced!

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OT
5.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ivar's in Mukilteo is my favorite place to eat in this area!

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YS
London
4.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to this restaurant four times now over the period of a year. Three times with my wife and once with my daughter. It's pricey; I never get out of there with less than $150 spent. But the halibut and salmon are very good, and worth the price as long as done in moderation! I do not like shellfish at all, so the fish is the only thing I have sampled.

This visit was a late celebration of my wife's birthday. We arrived just barely on time because it's hard to find parking (hint: use the paid parking at the light house park just southwest of Ivar's). They said they were running late and to expect a wait of 15 minutes. I don't think it ended up being more than 2 minutes. The view is right on the water with the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry coming and going the whole time. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable (though our waiter admitted he knew nothing about single malt Scotches). We will go there again - most likely when my daughter and her beau visit - so that should be a $300 dinner then!

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DS
Seattle
3.0Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Ivars isn't exceptional but they typically have nice food and service. We went on an off day as they were 30 minutes behind on all reservations and the food was slow to come out when we were finally seated.

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DS
Seattle
5.0Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a large group here to end our memorial celebration of our grandparents' lives. They were great to us, put us in one part of the dining room so we could be together and the small kids didn't drive the rest of the diners crazy. Super helpful and nice and the food is always good. Thanks Ivars, for the wonderful afternoon! They even served the cake we brought along.

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