Relish Burger Bistro

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Relish Burger Bistro is a contemporary restaurant offering a modern twist on an American classic, combining Seattle’s culinary influence with gourmet burgers at downtown Seattle’s newest eatery.

Relish provides an upbeat and inviting atmosphere that encourages guests to dine in a social and interactive setting. Enjoy communal tables, open spaces, complimentary Wi-Fi, bar seating and an open kitchen concept

Relish Burger Bistro also serves Happy Hour from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM every day with flavorful appetizers and cocktails.
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EH
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

A lot of time sitting without attention:
We arrived on Sunday and were seated promptly at 11:15. There was no one at the tables within 12 feet of us until much later. This is important to note. It was NOT busy, even though it was before a Paramount musical at 1 pm.
The food was good and prepared to our liking. Presentation was ok.
What was not to our standards was that our server was apparently doing "double-duty" elsewhere and there were gaps of 15-20 minutes or more between seating, drink selection, entree selection...and that's it. We were never asked if the food was to our liking or if we needed anything else. That, to me, is not right...the gaps in attention and then not asking if we required any assistance.
Finally, at 12:23 pm I saw the server at the terminal and asked that we have our bill prepared and provided as soon as possible as we as we did not want dessert and had a 1 pm performance to attend. He promptly provide the bill...I gave him my credit card immediately...and we left within 5 minutes.
Summation: food is find but for this instance, service was less then desirable.

JF
Seattle
30 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

It's been a while since I dined at Relish, and it didn't disappoint. My meal was very good, fresh ingredients as always. Service was excellent. My only criticism really is the noise level. It was hard for my friend and I to hear each other, and we had to raise our voice level to be heard.

Doubt that much can be done about it, but thought it was worth mentioning. The noise level won't keep me from returning however, as I love the food.

OL
Seattle
82 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

For a hotel restaurant, this place is pretty good. We had a very attentive wait person who went out of his way to make us comfortable. My only complaint about the menu is there could be a little more variety regarding the variations you can request for the build your own burger and there could be two or three more specific choices. I do recommend it for anyone, either staying at the hotel or just walking in off the street. Great table views of Seattle street life.

OT
Portland
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food

FL
Seattle
22 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good burgers and great fries. Prices are comparable to high end pubs in the city. Solid service as well.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Christmas dinner date. Restaurant was slow and never got the drink nor did my bf get his sides requested. Overpriced for what we received. Bummer for a holiday dinner date and won’t be back.

KA
Jacksonville
25 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

In the Westin this place is a gem! Great food , beautiful space and friendly staff! Try it !!

TS
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made a reservation for Thanksgiving, showed up 30 minutes early and they got us to a table without any problem. The server was very professional, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was comfortable upscale casual. No complaints here.

DT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Complete burger is fat, but very thin patty; lots of lettuce. Tasted crummy. I ordered a Jack Daniel's and coke. They served me a bar (well) whiskey flat coke. Don't recommend this place.

AG
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for a weekday lunch. Knowing what downtown lunch can be like, we were very pleased with the outcome. Service was quick and attentive but not rushed, and the food was delicious. All of our special food requests were accommodated and accurate (GF, dairy preference, and sauce on the side).

DS
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

First time going to this restaurant. Burgers and fries were great, but only one server trying to cover about 15 tables. Felt bad for the guy, but would go there again for the food.

OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 5

Food was overpriced and took a long time to come out. Drinks were never refreshed. Had to flag down waiter for to go boxes and our check.

OT
Western NC
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent service & food

M
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 1

We were seated by the window. Outside we had a disgusting view of people from the hotel smoking their brains our peering in the window watching us eat.Not good.

S
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good service. They were willing to sit us at two tables for adults and kids. Good food but didn’t get my ‘points’ for the reservation even though we had 11 people.

R
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Idk about anyone else but when using opentable I peruse the menu before making a reservation. That being said... the menu on open table is NOT the same at the restaurant. When I arrived I was seated promptly and then was informed that what I was looking for (happy hour menu) was only available at the bar. Sure, that’s fine with me. What wasn’t fine was everything that I was looking for was not on the menu. To top it all off when I asked the bartender she was VERY dismissive, rude and un-interested in my question or even providing me service. Needless to say I immediately got back on opentable to find somewhere else to eat.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day

l
Los Angeles
42 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Both chopped salad & wedge salad were really good, tasty and very filling. The poutine & chicken wings were scrumptious.

OT
Seattle
44 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Build ones own. Lots to chose from. I love the vegetarian options. Great wait staff. It's in the heart of the retail core. Beautiful decor. A winner.

c
Portland
14 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Quiet, service was nice attentive enough. Not busy as the hotel was under renovation Have been there in the past and they have maintained the location. Chief was better than previous one

S
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Easy reservations, nicely decorated space, and good service. And their macaroni & cheese was gluten free by default! Within walking distance of The Moore, good for a pre-show dinner.

RC
Seattle
102 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great bun, perfectly cooked burger, great flavor ,outstanding toppings, a great burger. Fries were good not great

AT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Very good service.
Friendly conversation!
Good value!

GT
Anchorage
24 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We were looking for a local, non-chain burger restaurant that the family could experience for a Sunday afternoon dinner. Was exceptionally surprised to come across this gem located inside the Downtown Seattle Westin.

The Tot-chos (tator tot based nachos) was an absolute delight and hit with the entire family. We all tremendously enjoyed our various burgers... dad is partial to the Relish Burger. The burgers, though large, were not overwhelming and heavy on the belly. They were all a delightful mess to eat as well, finger licking, cheese dripping, napkin wiping delicious!

The Apple Pie was just Ok for dessert, but our son was thrilled with his deep dish chocolate chip cookie baked and served in a cast iron cookie skillet a la mode. The service was great AND 3 hours free valet parking. Great experience, something we will certainly do again.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Visiting Seattle and saw this had good reviews. The meal was just okay, staff a little rude when we first walked in but nothing too crazy to complain about just not very welcoming. Food was a little slow- an angry table got up and left and caused a small scene leaving cash on the table for their drinks. Veggie burger was good, fries good, drinks good. Overall just average.

OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Good food, unique burger toppings

C
Las Vegas
46 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently good meal

k
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Hotel bar restaurant. Casual bar food, good place to view some of the downtown city in the atrium seating area. Also a bar to watch the game. Very dimly lit, difficult to read menu although it was good for looking out to people watch. Food was delivered quickly and was garnished with visual appeal. Burgers are a la cart. Add on sweet potato fries were delicious. Service was very good.

KD
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food was delicious. It was very busy and a large party had been seated before us so it took longer to get our food than one might expect for lunch. Fabulous burger. Loved the sweet potato fries. I'll go back when I'm not in a hurry.

RB
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious burgers with Macrina Bakery buns. Hope to come back for Happy Hour.

OT
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and honestly the best burgers in Seattle!

OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Waiter was less than thrilled to be working. Barely had the attention span to take our order before running away to hardly be seen through the dinner service.

KE
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Sort of disappointed. Okay food for the price..... but wasn't thrilled at all.

l
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The burger I had was outstanding. I replaced regular fries with sweet potato fries and that was a great idea. These were not on the menu, but I just asked and got them. It was a dollar more, but it was worth it.

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent burgers! The service provided by the staff is outstanding.

OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent value for your money and excellent service.

F
San Francisco
60 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Very good food. Burgers were delicious and options included chicken and veggie burgers. Sweet potato fries were also good with spicy dipping sauce. Nice selection of local microbrews. Service was not great. Hostess claimed I didn't have an open table reservation. She called the manager over and I had to show him my confirmation email and then she said she
Could see the reservation. Rude!

S
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2016
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

The only reason we went to The Relish Burger Bistro was for convenience The Westin should
have something more upscale, weather was not great so we just stayed at hotel next time
will look around for something else.

SJ
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Nice sitting for Brunch and very quick for breakfast buffet.

L
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Nice Ambiance at the latest version of the Casual dining/bar for the Westin Hotel. The burgers were beautifully prepared, delicious, and made with generous proportions. Service was very fast, friendly without getting intrusive, and very professional. Prices are very downtown hotel, so expect a burger and a drink to be about an Andrew.

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