Salty's on Alki Beach

4.8
8279 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
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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall, the experience was great. Our server was great. She was attentive but not overly. She was informative and we ended up getting the specials she suggested. The food was great. We ended up getting a bit too much but we took the leftover home. The restaurant was nicely decorated for the holidays and the view is outstanding. We have a nice leisurely dining experience and will be back. Great job Salty’s.

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CristinaP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Okay so first of all taking your parents here at Xmas time is one of the best things you will do. Very cozy and festive and beautiful views! Impeccable service and very kind to my father who was celebrating a birthday. Most of the food was very good but my husband was very disappointed by the steak entree and the charred broccolini. If you stick with the seafood dishes and chowder and whatnot you will have a great experience!

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kaf4
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A great spot!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food, & great experience! Salty’s never disappoints!

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WonkoTheSane
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner date location. Recommend nighttime to get the best view of the view of downtown.

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JasonP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From first step in the door to our exit was fabulous seated right away apps were fast and hot food was delicious service knew what and how to do there job never had to ask for anything view was incredible of the city and the restaurant was decorated head to toe for the season an absolute wonderful experience for my family

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JyotsnaN
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salty’s is an awesome place to visit for birthday celebration they made my day perfectly beautiful. The scenic view of Seattle skyline with awesome wine, food not forgetting surprise birthday cake dessert made me feel special on my day. Thanks salty’s im glad i chose you to celebrate my special day.

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Craig8383
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Salty’s!
Great food, great service and great views.
We love their crabs and clams.

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LindaC
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely time. Our waitress was fantastic, the food was excellent, such great flavors. The setting was perfect.

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LaurenM
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We dined with Salty's for Thanksgiving. The seafood dishes were outstanding, the items outside their normal fare was just good. But the ambiance on the patio was lovely. They had a heated tent on the water, and it was so cozy in the rain. The staff was wonderful as well.

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vipWayneN
Seattle
32 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good turkey, moist and delicious.

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Haukeahoo
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Wish there was a bit more choices for appetizers. There were only two choices and they were both seafood. There were no vegetarian or vegan option. I’m allergic to lobster and couldn’t eat the crab, lobster dip. The other choice was shrimp. It was disappointing for the price and no alternate appetizer choices or accommodation in reducing the cost. We still had to pay $89 even if we had no appetizers.

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LaurieK
Charleston
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving Brunch which was a four course meal was outstanding! Everyone in our party loved their choices and the chef even worked to cater my dishes to my allergies. Excellent service and atmosphere. Would definitely eat here again.

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JayEmm
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Don't regret celebrating our 2021 Thanksgiving here 👍

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So delish as always. Keen was wonderful. Excellent service

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best B'day dinner ever

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Rick
Vancouver
5 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating two 20+ anniversaries and a 20 something birthday. We were seated in the front left window seat. Our friends had never been and were thrilled with the restaurant, dinner and the service from Emory was outstanding. My wife and I have been several times and are never disappointed. My wife, a retired interior designer was quite stricken with the holiday decorations which is a very high bar. Once again you made me look like someone with great tastes.
Happy Holidays Rick Wells

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vipSkipB
Seattle
77 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

All four of us had a wonderful time and very much enjoyed the food, wine and service at Salty's. Seating us upon arrival was slow and awkward for some reason, perhaps because the wait staff was very small. The Christmas decorations (before Thanksgiving?) obstructed the beautiful view of the city skyline across the bay, but in a few weeks they will be welcome for the season.

I always enjoy going to Salty's on Alki and I look forward to the return of Salty's at Redondo Beach (closer to home).

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KatherineC
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service, and a gorgeous view. Love Salty’s!

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MMSantos
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go for Brunch, their exotic mimosas, specifically pomegranate is just delicious. My partner and I go and order food we have tried and love and we try to choose a new dish, especially if the menu has been changed. I also have to send a shout out to Chrissy, she is great. We always look forward to seeing her.

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Nick
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome restaurants, great for special occasions. Pricey, but recommendable. Nice view

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our date at Saltys. Private and quiet and the food and service was amazing!

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Beau
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joshua was awesome. Food was spectacular!

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Bebe
Indiana
14 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Birthday celebration

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tracy was our server and she was PHENOMENAL. Seriously, we wanted for nothing the entire meal. She was attentive without being overbearing and made our ten year old’s birthday so special! Honestly the entire team was great. The hostesses were extremely friendly and very accommodating, especially with us being 20 minutes late due to an issue at our hotel. The food runner was friendly and knowledgeable every time he brought us food, and Tracy just elevated the experience by ten fold. We go to Salty’s every time we are in Seattle, and we will remember Tracy’s name for the next time we come- hopefully she is still there!

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AnneH
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome birthday lunch - loved the special touches (bday confetti on the table and the card from the staff, and the piece of cake dessert for the bday girl). Great experience and food and service were excellent. Also can’t beat that view!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The customer service at this place is outstanding from the hostess, to the person who seated us to our server. David was our waiter and he was phenomenal. I am so happy we made the stop at Salty’s!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone from a phone call I made (Ryan), host stand (2 wonderful girls), Manager (Mara) to server (Chad) were at the top of their game. I could not have felt more welcome and taken care of.

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HeidiB
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive staff including visits from the manager to wish my husband a happy birthday. Excellent service and the food was wonderful. Can’t beat the view, either!

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TaliaM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for the covid iteration of salty's brunch. We were given the lunchenu and a separate menu of breakfast selections and it was all delicious. Try the cinnamon roll, it's to die for.

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DouglasW
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was both enjoyable and prompt. View is excellent. Food quality and presentation excellent. A bit pricey but worth it.

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Mike
Seattle
29 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The sauce on the broccolini and the shrimp skewers was too spicy to really enjoy the sauce or taste the subtle flavor of the shrimp. The seafood linguini was excellent. The seafood was cooked just right not over cooked.

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JessicaC
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service. I highly recommend.

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AliciaR
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was exceptional. Every time I finished a dish it was cleared away.

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vipAllenO
Las Vegas
37 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great experience at Salty’s. Perfect service and location. Amazing service and the view was incredible!

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VictorR
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the service was outstanding!!! food was delicious!!! definitely we are coming back!

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Our server must’ve been the only server for the entire restaurant. Hosts kept coming up to him asking him if he was okay with another table. As he continue to get more and more tables he failed to check up on us. This led to us pouring our own water as we were waiting for 20+ mins for him to check on us.

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Nwbetty20
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's got an amazing view and a holiday vibe that gets you in the jingle bell mood. Classy decorations. The service is impeccable. Food is stunning and well executed. Second place we've eaten out since the pandemic and well worth it! Very special evening! Will be back next week with family.

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vipDavethediner
San Diego
232 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Went back to mount home to town for a visit - great table at salary’s with view of the city. Sushi was great but too big of a portion for an appetizer - king salmon special was very very good - memorable.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review