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Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union

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Steak
Daniel's Broiler-Lake Union features USDA Prime Beef. Spectacular views of South Lake Union are available from every table and outside waterfront dining is available during warm weather.

*A 20% service charge is included. 100% of this service charge is retained by Schwartz Brothers Restaurants. We strive to be an employer of choice and our servers are paid a base wage and a separate commission based on their sales. Additional gratuity is not expected and purely optional. If you have any questions please ask to speak with a member of management.

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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking

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What 3233 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.5
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3.9
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Mario
Seattle
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Prime ribeye with bone was absolutely delicious. Not sure if there business is in high risk but I found the server was super annoying in asking for another drink every 5 minutes - that made the experience super uncomfortable.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded 8 hours ago

Hello Mario, thank you for the review. We're so glad you loved the ribeye. We appreciate the feedback about our team being a bit too attentive during this visit and will let them know. Have a good day!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Extremely disappointed at the $48 Covid service fee that goes to this restaurant. We will not be returning.

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DennisB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great BIRTHDAY Dinner for my wife and I at your Lake Union location. Our Server was attentive, friendly and efficient. Food was excellent and ample including the appetizers. And the deal on the champagne was the best. We will come again soon because we want you guys to ride out the crazy virus and survive the lock down.

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PBrown
Seattle
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time, a great table and a great server. Will come back in the future.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded 8 hours ago

Thanks for the five-star review. We're glad you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Daniel’s food quality is top notch at all of their locations. This was our first visit at the Lake Union location, and was wonderful!! We can’t wait to visit this location in the summer

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded 2 days ago

How wonderful! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your first time visit with us at Lake Union. The views are quite surreal in the summer, we're looking forward to serving you again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure dining at DB. They followed all indoor dining protocols during a pandemic and felt very safe eating indoors here.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing. Our team has been working hard to ensure guests feel comfortable and safe during these trying times. We truly do appreciate this. Hope to have you back again soon!

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MakaylaL
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely will be coming back. We had the best server and experience.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 19, 2020

Hi Makayla, thank you so much for this review. We're overjoyed to hear you had such a great experience. Look forward to having you back!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat with my date at a very nice table, and had a fantastic dinner. Food is perfect, my steak was amazing.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 16, 2020

Hello there, thanks for the great review. We're so happy to hear that you and your date had a fantastic dinner. Hopefully, we'll see you both again soon. Have a good day!

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TrevorJ
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Our 22nd wedding anniversary dinner, service was top notch, steak was delicious as were the scallops!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 12, 2020

Thanks for the review, Trevor and happy anniversary! We're so glad you celebrated with us and had a great time. Have a good rest of your week.

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BridgetO
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent service at Daniel's and the food is absolutely amazing. Steaks cooked to perfection at what customer requested.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 13, 2020

Thanks for the review, Bridget. We're happy the service was excellent and that you loved the food. Come back to see us anytime!

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AndreyS
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my birthday there. Had our favorite porterhouse steak with baked potatoes and asparagus. Never disappoints. Top notch service, environment and food.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 19, 2020

Thanks so much for the five-star review. We're honored that you celebrated your birthday with us and happy to hear that you loved the food and service. We hope you have an excellent rest of your week!

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IrlChris
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place have excellent food and service. The wine menu is good and, to be honest, a little over priced but it is a steak house so that is to be accepted and expected. As far as service it is always top notch and the steaks are worth the price. If you're in Seattle this is the go to for a special night.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 7, 2020

Hi there, we truly appreciate you taking the time to provide this feedback. We're so happy to know our staff is providing top notch service! It is our primary effort to see to it that we use the highest quality food and wine whenever possible. We genuinely thank you for such high praise and look forward to serving you again soon.

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MichaelT
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We eat out every week. My favorite steak is the "Delmonico" by Daniels.
The service and the Lake Union view was wonderful.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 9, 2020

Hi Michael, thanks so much for the review. We're thrilled you love our Delmonico steak and the service/view at our Lake Union location. We'll look forward to seeing you again sometime.

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ClaireF
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice experience on a Monday night for my moms birthday. It was quiet and excellent service. The food is pretty great too.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 8, 2020

Thanks for the love! We're glad you had such a lovely experience and that you were able to celebrate with us. We hope to see you both again soon!

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DagneyWags
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have a few favorite fine dining restaurants in Seattle and now Daniel's is on the top of my list. We celebrated our wedding anniversary and a birthday. The food, service and ambience were outstanding. The lamb chops were awesome and the best I've had in Seattle. I'll definitely be going back again!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 7, 2020

We're so honored you chose us to celebrate your wedding anniversary and birthday with us. Were overjoyed to know you are happy with the choice. We hope you can come back to enjoy some more lamb chops soon!

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Thunderbird
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, Daniels is a wonderful dining experience and this visit did not drop that bar. Covid precautions can vary from place to place and you never really know what youre going to get but Daniels did a wonderful job with all employees wearing both face masks and gloves. What truly stood out here tho was despite the precautions, our waitstaff did not let it deter from an excellent meal, banter, and care. This visit was for a calm dinner with my wife for my birthday and we are so glad we came here to celebrate. Thank you, Daniels!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks so much for the five-star review. We're thrilled that this trip delivered the same wonderful experience even with the new precautions. We're so happy you enjoyed your birthday celebration. Have a good rest of your week!

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AraceliM
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this restaurant ..a really good food...good ambient...a little bit expensive but it worth it!!!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 6, 2020

Thanks so much for the love! We're really happy to hear that you liked the food and the ambiance. Hopefully, we'll see you again sometime. Have a good day!

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Marebear
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When my husband and I want to have time out for one another, Daniels is one of our favorite spots for steaks.. our steaks are almost always cooked to the desired temperature-the food doesn’t disappoint and service is great. During this pandemic, this is one spot we feel very comfortable dining at. Face masks, gloves and social distancing are clearly a priority.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thank you so much for providing this feedbacks. We're so grateful for our staff who have provided an environment our guests feel comfortable dining in these trying times. We aim to serve and please and are so happy to hear it. Thanks again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food, service & drinks were great! Asked for a table outside and got one along the side, which was ok due to the COVID restrictions, but was hoping for a better view. I’m sure it would be a better location in normal times. Will definitely go back!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 17, 2020

Thanks for the review. We're thrilled you loved the food, service, and the drinks. Hopefully, we can get you a better view next time. Have a good day!

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JamesV
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location, great food, great experience. Be aware tho, Daniels Broiler automatically tacked a 20% service charge to our bill that was not the servers tip! We asked our server if he got any of that and he said no, so we tipped him cash separately. I’m still confused as to what the service charge was all about and it will put me off going to DB again.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2020

Hi James, we're thrilled you had such a great experience with us! Our servers are paid a base wage and a separate commission based on their sales. Additional gratuity is not expected and purely optional. We'd be happy to chat further about this. Feel free to send us the name on your reservation and the best way for us to contact you and we'll have a manager reach out.

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DavidD
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Order a ribeye steak. There was no seasoning whatsoever. Tasted bland. I was the only one at my table and they charge me 20% gratuity. What a disappointment. I want a refund. The steak was over price too. I have better tasting ribeye steak else where.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 2, 2020

Hello David, we're sorry to hear that the ribeye was disappointing. We'll pass that feedback on to our chef. We do have a service fee with every visit and our team would be happy to chat with you about that policy further. Feel free to send us the name on your reservation and the best way for us to contact you and our management team will reach out.

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SeattleViking
Seattle
29 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Patio dining was very nice. The 16 oz ribeye was delicious and cooked just right. The bacon wrapped scallops are wonderful, perfectly cooked and buttery. The crispy brussels were not as successful. Not crispy and too sweet for me but the calabrian peppers were a great addition. The jumbo baked potato with the steak came with butter, sour cream and bacon in mini ramekins. Definately a nice place for a splurge/special occasion dinner.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 2, 2020

Hello there, thanks so much for the review. We're so happy to hear that you loved the ribeye and the bacon wrapped scallops. We do appreciate the feedback about the brussel sprouts though and will pass that along to our chef. Hopefully, we'll see you again sometime. Have a good day!

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Eddie
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and the best porterhouse steak I’ve ever had!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 30, 2020

Wow, what a compliment! Thanks so much, Eddie. We truly appreciate it. Hope to have you back again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In the best sense of the word, predictably awesome. Thank you Marie for enhancing experience, it was a pleasure dining with you guys tonight.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 27, 2020

Thanks so much for the five-star review! We're happy to hear that Marie did an excellent job. Come back to see us anytime :)

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Rmali
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The service was the bright spot of my visit. Everything else was average when compared to other steak restaurants in Seattle.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 28, 2020

Hello there, we're sorry to hear that everything was just average aside from the service. That's certainly not what we want for our guests and we appreciate your feedback on that. We'll pass it along to our team. We hope you have a good rest of your week!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 27, 2020

Thanks for the review. We're so happy to hear that you liked the food and the service. Have a good day!

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SandraL
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always! Great response to covid and great service

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 25, 2020

Thanks Sandra! We hope you stop by again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience5

The meat was great as usual and we had a wonderful evening. The waiter was absolutely wonderful. The mashed potatoes- meh, too fluffy for my taste. The side dish, brussel sprouts, was very good but a little undercooked and did not ‘knock my socks off’. What I really really did not like is the policy of automatically charging a 20% service charge which is not given directly to the server but retained by Schwarz Brothers, the owner. They do claim to pay their staff well. Still, the tip is part of an intimate relationship between the server and the customer and it should not be usurped by the management. I ended up leaving our waiter cash tip anyway. This policy may interfere with my choosing this restaurant again.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 25, 2020

Hi there - Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate the kind words about the service and food. We'll most definitely be taking your feedback into consideration and we are looking forward to your next visit. We hope you enjoy the rest of your day!

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MIchelle98033
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love going to Daniels, the view is amazing the food is outstanding. I do have to say the price it a little over the top. Two dinners, two drinks each and we split desert and it was $400. Was a lobster tail "really worth" $125, not really. We love going there but maybe we'll knock it back to just drinks and apps next time. Not sure if prices went up due to Covid - we can get steak and lobster other places for a lot less. However, again, the view, wonderful, the staff, great.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 24, 2020

Hi there. Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience overall, and your review is very valuable to us. We'll most definitely be taking your thoughts into consideration and we are looking forward to your next visit. We hope you enjoy the rest of your day!

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Michelle
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've been coming here for years and it's definitely my families go to restaurant. Everyone is always so nice, accommodating and attentive. The food is always great no matter how many times I've come here.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 24, 2020

Hi there, Michelle. This is the kind of feedback that we absolutely love to hear. We are honored to be your go-to restaurant. We are definitely looking forward to your next visit so that we can create more awesome memories together. Have a wonderful day!

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RichardW
Seattle
20 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great Location and the food is great. Service, ambiance, parking, and covid precautions were all good. Yes I would recommend this place to anyone. Prices are a little high, but The food makes up for it

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 21, 2020

Thanks so much for the review, Richard. We're glad you liked our Lake Union location and that the food was all excellent. Have a good rest of your week!

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MaryF
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was excellent. It is a lovely setting on South Lake Union. I would recommend it. Noise level was not great considering the place was not full. One loud table. Somehow they messed up our bill and had to redo it. Not sure how that happened, it was basic math. So, left me wondering do they do that to try to make more money or was it truly a mistake. Bill was 309.14, I had 200.00 in gift cards, they charged my credit card $132.?? It should have been 109.14. They corrected it but it took time. I did not really like them saying we could only stay 2 hours also. It would be better in my opinion if they did not tell you that when you come in. I spent a lot of money, $150.00 per hour. We also left additional cash tip. So, food and atmosphere AWESOME, price--high but nice for a treat.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 21, 2020

Hello Mary, thanks so much for the five-star review. We're so glad to hear that you loved the food and our Lake Union setting. We are sorry there was some confusion with the bill but we are glad to hear that everything was resolved. Thanks again for dining with us. We hope you have an excellent week.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 19, 2020

Thanks so much for the five-star review. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipCoop
Seattle
73 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service as always - Easy parking even without valet currently open. Great view even with the current smoke situation.

Great steaks - Good wine list and specialty drinks. Root beer float ice cream should always be on the menu.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 17, 2020

Thanks for leaving us this 5-star review! We're glad you had such a lovely time. We hope to see you again soon!

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vipBellevuediner
Seattle
30 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have one of the best waterfront decks and views in Seattle. Always great food and service!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 17, 2020

Thanks for the love! We're glad you always have such a lovely time. We can't wait to see you again!

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Tiffany
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Highly recommend the Calamari and Clam Chowder. Its been quite a few years since we've been there, great dinner!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 14, 2020

Hello Tiffany, thanks for the review. We're so glad you loved the Calamari and the Clam Chowder. Hopefully, you can stop by again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 12, 2020

Thanks so much for the five-star review! We're happy to hear the service and food were great.

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vipPeterH
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service in a great setting. Enjoy the view from the deck.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 12, 2020

Hello Peter, thanks for the five-star review. We're glad to hear that the food and the service were great. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was fabulous. The food , the ambience, everything. Austin our server made the visit extraordinary! He went above and beyond. We will definitely be back.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 9, 2020

Hello there, we are so happy to hear it! We take pride in our team here at Daniel's Broiler, and it always puts a smile on our face when we hear about our servers going above and beyond. Thank you so much for sharing. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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BeionkaM
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Daniel’s. One of the best restaurants to have a superb steak. Service is always on point ambience is spectacular one-of-a-kind treat.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 11, 2020

That's wonderful to hear! We're so happy that you've had good experiences with us at Daniel's. Thanks for your support and we'll see you again soon!

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You can order delivery directly from Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union using the Order Online button. Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union also offers delivery in partnership with Caviar. Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 621-8262.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union is rated 4.5 stars by 3233 OpenTable diners.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.schwartzbros.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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