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Ivar's Salmon House

4.4
3292 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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  • Waterfront (65)
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Ivar's Salmon House is a beautiful cedar replica of a Northwest Native American Longhouse, complete with an open-pit Native American-style barbecue for preparing succulent alder-smoked entrees. Here, in a setting filled with Northwest native artifacts and historical photographs, you'll enjoy memorable meals surrounded by spectacular views of boats cruising on Lake Union with the city skyline in the background. Favorite daily entrees and fresh-sheet selections include alder-smoked salmon, prawns, alder-smoked chicken, and seasonal seafood specials.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Monday – Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

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

Happy Hour:
7 days a week!: 3:00 pm to Close

NOTE: Holiday hours may vary. Hours and menus subject to change.
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Phone number
(206) 632-0767
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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
James Somerville
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Catering
180-degree views of Lake Union will set the stage for your spectacular private event at Ivar’s -- truly the heart and soul of the region. Whether you’re celebrating an intimate wedding or planning a rehearsal dinner, Ivar’s offers the best of the Northwest!
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Cross street
Pacific
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Parking details
Plenty of parking options with a large private lot and street parking.
Boat parking available dockside on Lake Union.
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Public transit
NE 40th St (1 block North of Ivar's) Metro Transit Buses: #26, #31, #32. Route details at: http://metro.kingcounty.gov/
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Entertainment
Come enjoy lunch, dinner or happy hour! Dine on Chef Somerville's fantastic menu and your favorite beverage from the “Whale Maker” lounge!

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Special events & promotions
Join us for a feast for the senses -- a Mardi Gras party like no other at Ivar's Salmon House. Celebrate Fat Tuesday at Ivar's Salmon House as we feature an exciting array of food, drinks, music and prizes. Guests are encourage to wear a mask or dress in themed attire.

WHERE: Ivar's Salmon House
WHEN: February 13 | 7-10pm
COST: $40 (food, 2 drinks + entertainment)

Food & Drink Offerings:
Nosh on a heavy appetizer buffet featuring Cajun and Creole twists on Northwest Seafood, King Cakes and Mardi Gras drink specials.

Entertainment:
Hoot, holla and jig to live jazz music

Door prizes:
All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a stash of prizes.

Online to reserve: ivarsmardigras.bpt.me or call (206) 632-0767
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We specialize in preparing fresh and wild Northwest seafood grilled over our open Alder wood fire, creating menus that distinguish us and go beyond the ordinary. Our accomplished and professional staff is here to see to your guests' every needs. Allow us to create a memory that will last a lifetime.

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What 3292 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner 
2.0
Dined 7 days ago

I’ve been to this place multiple times in the past couple years, but this time I was severely let down on the food. My moms dish was just really salty, and my steak was ok. I remember it being really good here. Also, I know they did the whole “tipless” phase and just raised the prices, but it looks like they went back to the tipping model and didn’t bring their prices back down. Overall, I don’t think I’ll come back here again sadly.

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vipSEAguy (Seattle)
5.0
Dined 7 days ago

My parents were visiting from out of state and this was just the place to bring them for fresh seafood, famous clam chowder, and a unique regional ambiance/decor. We had a terrific meal and excellent service with nice views of the waterfront and Seattle skyline.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

Great place and service to eat. Servers are well knowledged on fish

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
3.0
Dined on January 15, 2018

The food was over cooked and sub par for the price charged

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

We love using our Clam Club free Birthday dinner for my wife's birthday celebration...it has become a treasured tradition. We love the food and warm atmosphere and will always return for our birthdays.

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
4.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Great experience. The welcome staff were a bit off putting. They seemed to be Messing around up front but when you get sat it was a great experience.

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PK222 (Seattle)
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

Excellent food and service!

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Steve (Seattle)
5.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

Always enjoy going to the Salmon House for the waterfront view and great seafood. Fun watching the rowing crews practice at sunset.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Mohammed, our server was excellent. In addition to being, friendly, thoughtful, respectful, informative, and overalll nice; he is a great photographer and took a well lit group photo of our party of 6.

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KAT2 (Seattle)
3.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Prices have gone up. Remember the tip is included in the price. We ordered Fish and Chips, Shrimp Louie, Salmon, and others. Food is very meh. Lots left over; it just wasn't good enough.

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