Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union

4.4
3484 Reviews
$50 and over
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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

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Starting Nov 25, 2021

Join us for a decadent Thanksgiving Dinner at Daniel's Broiler! Let us do the cooking, so you can relax and enjoy our special four-course feast, available from 12pm- 8pm. This year's gourmet options include classic Roast Turkey, King Salmon, USDA Prime Rib and of course, premium USDA Prime steaks!

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What 3484 people are saying
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deborah
Seattle
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Atmosphere could be updated with fresh flowers and better music along with updated furniture

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craiggers
Seattle
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated a bday

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SonuM
Seattle
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great, staff was great. Was quite expensive but worth it given the food and the occasion.

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RebekahH
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful way to spend an evening. The food and wine were superb and the location couldn't be better.

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vipRobB
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Jose our waiter was great. Cocktails were poor. Need a better bartender.

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MeganW
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Love going here every year for me and my husband anniversary 💕

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere. Fun times!

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JulieH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place. Food was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing experience every time, fantastic service.. fantastic atmosphere for any occasion.

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Stumpy
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

I have been to Daniels many times but not for quite some time. On this visit I thought the ambience remained extraordinary, the service was very good but sadly I think the prices have gone up a bit too much. My wife had the tuna which was exceptional and l I had the pork chop which came smothered in some extremely rich gravy. I am not sure why they felt the gravy was necessary to put on a high-end pork chop because the meat was very good but the gravy was just too rich And honestly for me ruined the pork chop. We also had the calamari appetizer which I felt was pretty much average. The clam chowder however was quite tasty. So all him I would go back but this visit I felt the value was just simply not there.

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miketiano
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

While I have had great experiences with Daniels in the past this celebration was married by lapses in service, and a problem with the food. I had to ask for the fresh ground pepper for my soup, and this was after I watched a waiter at a different table immediately offer it to those customers. Then while I was still eating my soup the waitress brought our main courses. For a high-end estsblishment like Daniels I would never have expected that to happen.

As for the food itself my wife and I both ordered the twin lobster tails, which were extremely salty before even dipping bites in the melted butter. We are a long time customers of many of the Schwsrtz Bothers restaurants, but after this experience we’re going to think twice before we come here again.

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Elle
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jeanette (Janet?) our server was absolutely phenomenal. She made our night and our experience would not have been the same without her!

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Tran
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

It was our first time there, we had a waitress that discriminated Asian. She never ask us what kind of potatoes we want for our dishes just gave us all mashed potatoes. We ordered a kid meal and she didn’t bother to offer drink for my kid which included in the menu. After we done our meals, we saw most the tables around us all have bread and butter then we asked the waitress how come we didn’t have bread, she told us if she is busy then she won’t have time to bring out, but there were only 3 tables if that considered busy to her then she shouldn’t do waitress job. We paid for the food and the service fee we didn’t not ask for free. We want to be treat fairly not because we are Asian.

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DavidV
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This was our first visit to the Lake Union venue. We came at opening time. Maria gave us really excellent service, so we added additional tip to the 20% added by the restaurant. My wife enjoyed the rare ahi tuna with frizzled onions. I enjoyed the Piedmontese filet mignon, though I recommend ordering it medium rare rather than medium. My spinach salad had plenty of pecans; the dressing could have used a little more vinegar. My wife's side of crisp brussels sprouts were crisp on the outside, but nearly raw inside, which was not pleasant. They also were too spicy for our taste. The coconut fudge sundae and caramel french ice cream were delicious. It was my wife's birthday, and she was presented with a box of chocolate macaroons. It was very pleasant eating and watching activity on the lake in the afternoon. We were glad we had come. Thank you to all!

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Momo3
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

The food which has always been superb, was not this time. Burnt steaks, cold hollandaise sauce, mushy asparagus. I was extremely disappointed. We go every year for birthdays. We will not be returning.

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TanyaS
Seattle
40 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jordan did a great job. We went with the recommended pork chop with baked potato. The applewood manhattan was excellent. Dessert menu seemed lacking, but overall a great menu abs we will return.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 12, 2021

Hello Tanya, thank you for the review. We're so glad that Jordan did an excellent job. We'd like to connect with you about potential sunglasses left. Will you please send us your full name, the name on your reservation, and the best way for us to contact you?

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Kandy
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Luca, was such a delight! He was the perfect combination of keeping a watchful eye without being obvious to visiting with us when we asked questions. This guy needs a raise; he worked super hard for the guests at his other tables but never once were we delayed in serving our courses. Terrific place, terrific server!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 12, 2021

Hello Kandy, we're thrilled to hear that Lucas did such an excellent job. We always love hearing those special shoutouts and we'll be sure to pass your feedback on to our team. Thanks for the five-star review!

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angelbaby
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience2

I paid $68 for lamb chops and mashed potatoes… mashed potatoes?! Not impressed at all. I asked for medium well yet received well done. Also hardly seasoned. Noise level made it very difficult to converse at the table, due to a staff member banging around silverware for the majority of our visit. On the upside, the server was fabulous, martini delish, and the view beautiful!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 12, 2021

Hello, we're sorry to hear that the lamb chops and mashed potatoes were disappointing and that the noise level was a bit higher than it should have been. We'll be sure to pass your feedback on to our team. We'd also like to speak with you more about your experience. Will you please send us your name, the name on your reservation, and the best way for us to contact you?

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SaintedNine
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Spectacular as usual. Great for special occasions, but very pricey. but the steaks are unrivaled. Service was great and attentive, without interrupting us too much.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 11, 2021

Hello, we're thrilled to hear that things were spectacular and that you enjoyed the steaks and the service. Hopefully, we'll be seeing you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
8 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

We came to celebrate our 17th Anniversary. In short, my wife’s salmon was overcooked, then replaced with and undercooked piece of salmon. They cooked it slightly more but never really got it right. For the money, the food just wasn’t really up to par with the price. It was our second visit here but I’m not sure we’ll be back.

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SpongeTodd
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Jose was very knowledgeable and what a hoot. We really enjoyed ourselves. Thank you Jose. The food and drinks were excellent.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 11, 2021

We're so glad to hear that Jose did an excellent job and you enjoyed the drinks. Hopefully, we'll see you again sometime. Have a great day!

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Non-stop upselling from our server from a restaurant that is already overly expensive. Better steaks to be had elsewhere.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 11, 2021

Hello, we're sorry to hear that the server didn't provide the level of service that we'd want for our guests and that the steaks were disappointing. We appreciate the feedback on that and will let our team know. We'd like to chat with you further about your experience. Will you please send us your name, the name on your reservation, and the best way for us to reach out to you?

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vipKimS
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Way overpriced for good food. And they tack on a 20% surcharge which all goes to the management!! Will not be eating here again anytime soon.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 11, 2021

Hello Kim, thank you for your feedback on the pricing and the service fee. 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. We'd like to chat with you further about your experience. Will you please send us your full name, the name on your reservation, and the best way for us to reach out to you?

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Seafood was good

Steak was Pricy for the quality

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 9, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us and sharing your feedback. We sincerely appreciate your review and we're glad to know you enjoyed the seafood! We hope to be able to show you a five-star experience in the near future, and we hope you have a wonderful rest of your day.

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Deedee
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great place for a special occasion. One certainly could not eat there often unless they have unlimited means. The 20% service charge is quite high. The food and service was excellent.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 7, 2021

Thanks for the review. We're so glad you enjoyed the food and the service. We also appreciate your feedback about the service charge. We hope you have an excellent rest of your day.

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NereoR
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Didn’t care too much for the steak , I’ve honestly have had better for less. I am just being honest .

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Thank you for your honest review. We're sorry the steak wasn't up to the normal standard. We'll pass that along to our chef.

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vipLikes8s
Seattle
80 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience1

6 of us seated next to door to patio. Every time it opened, our menus flew all over the place. It was very drafty too. I was embarrassed because these were my guests for my friend's birthday. The party behind us were loud and noisy. The food was good. I did not like to give $111 tip to Schwartz and not to the server. That was disappointing. Not sure if we'll be returning.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Thanks for the review. We're sorry to hear that the draftiness made things a bit uncomfortable and that the overall atmosphere wasn't as it should have been. We also appreciate the feedback about the service fee. 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 if you'd like to send us your name, the name on your reservation, and your contact information.

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RebekahH
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous evening with incredible food. Dined outside and everything was perfect. Our server Isabella was outstanding! 10/10 would recommend

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Thanks for the five-star review, Rebekah. We're thrilled you had a gorgeous evening and enjoyed the food. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon!

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GarretQ
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Paid over $500.00 for poor cooked steak which is what this place was supposed to be famous for. There was a hostess with a skirt that left nothing to the imagination. The steak was over cooked and when they went to re fire it it took fifteen minutes and our group was done eating by then. Very very disappointed.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Hello Garret, we're so sorry to hear that the steak was disappointing. That's certainly never what we want for our guests and we'll pass your feedback along to our chef. We'd like to speak with you directly about this experience. Please send us your full name, the name on your reservation, and the best way for us to contact you.

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JonathanY
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

Reserved an outdoor table for an engagement dinner and the service was great, however, the outdoor seating was not. The heater that was meant to heat our table was out of order and I suspect that everyone that was working there knew it. I would have waited for a table with a heater as I waited 30 minutes past my reservation time anyways, but it was not the kind of night to sit outside without one. Considering the price of the meal and the service charge, I expect a bit more from an establishment of this level.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Hello Jonathan, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that the outdoor seating wasn't as comfortable as it should have been. That's certainly not what we want for our guests. We'll pass that along to our team to make sure it's improved in the future.

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Denver
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The artichoke appetizer were wonderful and the cocktails were excellent. The fillet and the rib eye were done to perfection . Our server Maria was amazing. She was not obtrussive but very attentive to our needs. This is to be expected from the overall cost of the meal. Still a wonderful evening all and all.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 3, 2021

Hi Denver, thanks for this lovely review! We'll be sure to pass along the love to Maria and the rest of the LU team :) We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the service, food, and the whole experience during this visit, and we hope to have you join us again soon. Your feedback is valuable to us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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ManuelD
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jose was super! He was
respectful, cheerful and excellent! He was happy serving!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 4, 2021

Thanks for the review! We're so glad to hear that Jose did such an excellent job.

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MichaelB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent service. Food was good. View was lovely. VERY loud at peak times. Overpriced.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on October 2, 2021

Hi there, MichaelB. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the service, food, and view during this visit, and we hope to have you join us again soon. Your feedback is valuable to us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your day!

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vipJayP
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Steaks were amazing! The Cesar salad could be better…it could be a lot better.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 28, 2021

We're so glad the steaks were amazing! Thanks for the review. We appreciate the feedback about the caesar salad though and will pass that along to our chef.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love coming to Daniels, so far they’ve never let me down. Great food, and attentive staff! My favorite special occasion go to restaurant!

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 28, 2021

We appreciate the five-star review. Thanks for stopping by and for making us your favorite special occasion restaurant. Have a terrific day!

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vipEllie
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious steak, excellent service, beautiful view.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 27, 2021

Thanks for the five-star review. We're glad you loved the steak, service, and the view.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Ordered a steak well done came medium rare more rare!
The normal steak my husband gets was usually much thicker than what this one was and not much flavor to it.
Overall money spent wasn’t worth it.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 26, 2021

Hi there, thank you for the feedback. Our sincere apologies for the disappointing steak. Will you please share the name on your reservation along with your preferred method of contact? We'd like to chat with you further and figure out where we went wrong so this doesn't happen again. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Return from Deployment dinner

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 26, 2021

We appreciate the five star love, thank you!

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MarshaT
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stellar food and service. Great place to celebrate together

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 25, 2021

Hi there, MarshaT. We're so glad you enjoyed your celebration at our restaurant! We look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon, and we hope you have a wonderful rest of your day.

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EricP
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

John Braicks is the man. He should receive a raise. Outstanding service!!! My only draw back on the whole experience is that they didn't serve any delicious Schilling Cider.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union
Responded on September 27, 2021

Thanks for the five-star review, Eric. We're thrilled to hear that John did such an excellent job. We do also appreciate the tip about serving a Schilling Cider. We'll pass that along to our crew. Have a great rest of your day!

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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 takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 621-8262.

Daniel's Broiler - Lake Union is rated 4.4 stars by 3484 OpenTable diners.

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

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