Salty's on Alki Beach

4.8
8334 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Located on Alki Beach with the most spectacular view of the Seattle skyline, Salty’s is one of the Top 100 Most Scenic Restaurants and Top 100 Best Brunches in America by OpenTable. Salty’s is renowned for our fresh seasonal seafood, Pacific Northwest Coastal cuisine, playful atmosphere, and uncommonly genuine service. Our Northwest wine menu has won the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence since 2003.

We are open for year round outdoor dining in our cozy and elegant glass-like tents and on our decks. Beautifully decorated to lift your spirits, we welcome you to celebrate or just let the stress of the day slip away while enjoying the astonishing waterfront and fresh air of the Elliot Bay. We are truly a great escape and delicious fun!

Established in 1980, we are a James Beard Smart Catch Restaurant, proudly independent, family owned and operated, and woman owned.
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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
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
  • Staff temperature check required
What 8334 people are saying
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Ladygrey
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been to Salty’s for many special occasions & are never disappointed. It is also where we love to bring out of town visitors to show off our beautiful Pacific Northwest!

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PaWi
Hawaii
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined outside on a beautiful day - It was perfect for an Anniversary celebration.

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PatK
Hawaii
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Salty's is one of my favorites! Halibut was great.

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AndreaM
Austin
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food! My husband and I go on special occasions and everything has been wonderful. The huckleberry lr.on drop is AMAZING! I can't say enough good things about Salty's

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carl was a kind and helpful waiter. Attentive and personable!! Food was great! View from our table couldn’t have been better!

Carly at the front reception was warm and helpful both in person and on the phone. She set aside a lovely table for us as our son had just arrived in Seattle to begin chemo.

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RichardR
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Views.

Superb customer service!

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Ashley
Seattle
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful good, great service, unbeatable view. It's an enduring classic for a reason and the perfect spot for a special occasion or taking out of town visitors.

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LarryP
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great food.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Surprisingly delightful experience in the outdoor tent, in a rainstorm. Food was extraordinary (xtra tart Key Lime Pie — yay!) The service was very good, but do work on keeping it a bit more unobtrusive and “invisible”.

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Sadie
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a great time at Saltys! The food was amazing and the service outstanding. Also, we received a free slice of their homemade cake for my partner's birthday celebration. It is 10/10 recommended.

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Sadie, thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to leave us this review! We are so thankful you chose to join us for your celebration. We hope to see you again soon!

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Leah
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff was amazing especially our main waitress.

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CarsonS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Victor was a very pleasant and attentive waiter. We were very pleased with the extra steps taken to help us celebrate our anniversaries. We found the meal very tasty and a very good value. The view was also very much enjoyed by our out of town guests (who were also on their honeymoon) and the outdoor seating area protected us very well from the chill and rain that came before we finished our meal.

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vipMaureenV
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was perfect! The drinks and dinner were delicious and the service was great! This was our second time here after having had a rather disappointing first visit. This made up for it and more! Looking forward to going back!

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Ramsey
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful ambiance. Food was delicious, server was knowledgeable and confident. No excessive waits for food, but did not rapidly take/bring our orders so as not to make us feel rushed. Would definitely go back.

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YvetteZ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. The lobster bucatini was delicious and so was the mixed seafood plate. Service was amazing, Tiffany was our waitress and recommended the two dishes we ordered and the bread appetizer. She knew the menu very well. The view was the cherry on top. A must stop for anyone who goes to Seattle. And get the oysters!

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JohnnyB
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely view, easy parking +
Elevator for mobility challenged guest. Great service & lots of choices on the menu but wine list is a tad pricey.

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NickJ
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our anniversary. The whole crew was so sweet, so welcoming and made this evening perfect for our special occasion.
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

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Haley
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great experience at Salty’s! My family was visiting Seattle for the first time and I wanted to dazzle them with good seafood and good views. They were very impressed. Our waitress was excellent too and let me order the pasta without clams (since I am not a seafood person).

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CHANMANSEATTLE
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

There’s only one place like Saltys on Alki in Seattle. Take the water taxinif you’re staying DT and live la beach life elevated!

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HenryP
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and service. Very happy we made the drive to West Seattle for dinner at Salty's!

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JohnB
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice clean great service
Adam was a great server

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Kyle
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Saltys has a wonderful view and amazing food, I would highly recommend

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us, Kyle! We appreciate this wonderful review and look forward to your next visit.

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LoriF
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside under a clear plastic tent that protected us from a downpour (this is Seattle right?) and later presented a perfect view of the city when the skies cleared. Ta-da! Delicious and well-cooked fish and seafood pasta dishes were well worth the longer drive from the city. The waitstaff were excellent.

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BirthdayGraduation
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff did a great job of celebrating our family’s special occasion. The service and food was wonderful

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BGrungeman
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was prepared perfectly

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MeekaG
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time I go here I am not disappointed! It doesn't matter what you order but if you so happen to order that 14 oz lobster tail, make sure you order the feast! And try the cream sherry in your clam chowder, you will not be disappointed!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tracy was our server. She was so great. You guys decorated the table for our 9 year old’s birthday and he was so excited. He said the complimentary cake we took home was the best cake he’s ever had. Now they’re asking for crab legs and shrimp every day. We will be back. Older son says it was the best meal EVER.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made my daughters birthday an awesome simple experience!

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to leave us this review! We are so thankful you chose to join us for your daughters birthday. We loved celebrating with you and hope to see you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing dinner. Great view and service

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BREEDSHILL
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great. we had an awesome view of Elliot Bay and the city.The waiter was one of better in recent memory, very prompt seating after arrival.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday, they were super nice and had the table decorated and a card signed from the staff. Also got a free desert!
The view on Seattle downtown is priceless!

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Hanna
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food! Went for an anniversary and felt very special from the staff!

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Hanna, thank you so much for choosing to join us for your special day! We loved celebrating with you and are so glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience! We hope to see you again very soon.

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EllieU
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

went for my birthday. server very nice, attentive, food fresh. poke bowl amazing, sit outside if weather is nice.

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Hi Ellie, thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to leave us this review! We are so thankful you chose to join us for your birthday. We loved celebrating with you and hope to see you again soon!

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EddieK
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a VERY pleasurable dining experience following over a year from refraining restaurants. Your staff accommodated my wife's birthday observation generously,

Salty's on Alki Beach
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for choosing to have your wife's birthday celebration with us! We are so glad to hear your service met expectations! We appreciate you leaving this review and hope to see you again soon.

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HannahK
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Salty's is everything that you want from a restaurant - wonderful service, a fantastic setting and just the right amount of attention to detail.

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kuuipo
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and the view just stunning! We'll be back.

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HansD
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at Salty’s, and they did not disappoint! The view of Seattle was stunning, the fresh oysters were on point. If you love you some crab and shrimp on your Crab Louie, they piled it high! We talked for literally hours and closed the place down. Waitstaff was attentive (shout-out to our main server, Brian) without micromanaging our experience. Like most restaurants during COVID, Salty’s could use some love. Schedule a visit and enjoy the fine dining at a West Seattle icon.

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PadaoV
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great! We had Keen as a server. He was attentive and personable. Andy took awesome pictures! It was our last night in town and the food was amazing and so were the drinks! Our waters were consistently refilled A+++, would highly recommend, and would love to come back when we’re in town again!

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TnKGregg
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Saltys at Alki did not disappoint for our Anniversary Dinner Date. We were greeted first by the front host with a Happy Anniversary greeting. Our table was covered with rose petals and a nice card signed by the staff. Camille, our waiter was on point and served us well. The food was amazing and plentiful. The flavors were so good. It’s true, Saltys Clam Chowder is the best and the Alki Sushi Roll, well, let’s just say YUM! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves right down to the scrumptious White Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry Sauce and White Cake that was served to us for our Anniversary. Celebrating 39 years at Saltys was wonderful! We will be back!

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AmberS
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the staff was great. I highly recommend.

FAQs

Salty's on Alki Beach does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Salty's on Alki Beach also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 937-1600.

Salty's on Alki Beach is rated 4.8 stars by 8334 OpenTable diners.

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.