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The Whale Wins
Limited outdoor dining is currently available to reserve for dinner!
Check out our current menus on our website: thewhalewins.com. Our take out options are listed here as well!
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Roasted Carlton farms pork tenderloin, Willowood farm braising greens, Rockwell beans, anchovy butter & lemon peel
House pickled vegetables, assorted
Roasted Half Chicken
Mad hatcher roasted half chicken, parsnip & rutabaga puree, fried capers & preserved lemon
Great atmosphere, delicious food. The outside tables are well-spaced and they take care to sanitize and wear masks.
Excellent experience! Very good covid protocol in place. Service and food both top notch
It was a good evening with great service. We had just gotten engaged and the staff really did a great job of being attentive.
Good food and careful consideration for safety. I very much enjoyed the experience.
The food was amazingly delicious and clean. We ordered the gnocchi, panzanella, succotash, cheese plate,
Went out to celebrate a birthday- first time in an actual restaurant (and without our kid!) since pre-COVID and it did not disappoint. Food was all spectacular. They had the cocktail I preordered ready and waiting and were exceedingly conscientious about COVID precautions. We were one of three couples in the entire place and the staff were great.
Great food and experience while being thoughtful about social distancing. The outside patio was perfect.
They have delicious food and wine, and we were very impressed with how they are handling COVID-19 precautions. They clearly take the safety of their staff and customers incredibly seriously and we appreciate that!
Nice place with calm atmosphere, but the prices tend to be on the higher end, and I don't think they're justified. The gnocchi were nice, and the salad was great, but the meat in the chop was so greasy that it was unbelievable how they are even serving such meat.
What can we say that hasn’t already been said about the Whale Wins? It’s always predictably amazing. We love it.
We ordered the whole menu and it was outstanding. Such a delightful spot.
Even amidst all the complexity of our world the team at The Whale Wins manages to deliver a wonderful dining experience. Their outdoor seating was wonderful and the food was superb.
I will be back! Inventive and fresh, well put together dishes.
Simple yet delicious dinner take out for two! The roasted chicken was very flavorful, and the harissa sauce excellent. Particularly loved the rhubarb galette and the chicken liver pate with pickled raisins. Thank you Whale Wins!
Our meal was in generous proportion and perfectly cooked. Even given the time it took us to pick up and drive home, the meal was still hot and oh so tasty.
Went to Whale Wins especially for the winter Monday night cassoulet. It did not disappoint!. Delicious. We ate about half, and had the rest the next night as the world's best leftovers.
We also had the roasted cabbage - which was amazing. Very rich with lardons, and not exactly a health dish. But oh my goodness delicious.
Whale did win!
Sarah and Maya were both delightful. Service timing was perfect and the food was all super tasty.
The food and cocktails were great! My only complaint was the loud ambient volume while we ate. I really wanted to enjoy the meal, the conversation at the table and the experience but was hampered by the loud environment.
Absolutely incredible! Can’t wait to come back!
We had a fabulous dining experience at the Whale Wins. My boyfriend and I enjoyed every plate! Service is so great and we are so excited to come back.
Order the beef! It’s excellent!!
Amazing dinner with fabulous service! One of our favorite places in Seattle!
We had a totally lovely evening.
HH! Nice selection bites and drinks. Great service.
Food was perfectly prepared with wonderful flavor profiles. This is a special place. I did think the menu was a bit limiting. There was only one entree that interested me --a 30 oz ribeye for $90! Luckily, my dining partner also wanted it so we were able to share. Most dishes can be shared but if you or your companions have a food limitations, this place might not be as enjoyable as it was for us.
Food is always exceptional.
We did miss the carrots and there was no fish option other than clams.
The potatoes were fab even without the butter.
We are trying a new Vegan diet and our waitress was very accommodating. All of our dishes were great without the butter and cheese.
We did have zucchini bread without the cream. I’m sure there was butter in the bread but it was worth it!
Great food, amazing cocktails, decent value. We had 4 drinks and shared a couple of courses for under 100$ per person.
always good. A little, a lot and a glass of wine. Perfect!!
Food was so delicious. Wait staff was attentive and answered all questions we asked. I would return again for a special occasion celebration.
The food here was amazing. We sampled nearly everything on the menu family style and it was wonderful beginning to end. The great food was complimented by attentive and friendly service. We’ll definitely be back.
Super tasty small plates that did not leave one over stuffed or hungry. Excellent waitress, excellent wine list well thought out for food pairings. I continue to appreciate this restaurant for its economical ingredients which are not overwrought and always exciting. I come away with good ideas for ramping up my own efforts at home. Our out of town guests were well pleased with everything.
Creative, delicious food. The calms were amazing -- we had to have a second order of those. Server was very helpful and friendly. This is definitely one of our favorite places to eat in Seattle and where we like to take special guests from out of town when they visit.
Finally made it to this gem of a restaurant. Amazing food and cocktails and the service can’t be beat.
DELICIOUS FOOD! We shared 4 apps. All wonderful! The roasted chicken was hot, juicy with a crispy skin. The cocktails were also great. Really cute atmosphere. You cannot go wrong with this place. Highly recommend.
The Whale Wins is a very nice restaurant, modern, hip and happening, located next to my favorite bike and snowboardshop :) Good wine and good fish!
The atmosphere and service were very nice. The menu was very limited for people who tend towards vegetarian. There was not much I could eat. We ordered some bread, a cheese plate, a salad and sardine toast. My partner ordered a main. I had a beer to drink, but no other drinks were ordered. The bill for the two of us was $143.
I would recommend the restaurant to meat eaters.
Exquisite balance of flavors, textures and smells. The restaurant makes and effort to make the eating experience a whole sensorial one.
All dishes were exquisite. An advise: portions are quite large.. As an example the plate of the day was huge and we ordered 3 main dishes. With 2 main dishes, plus appetizers, desserts etc, it was more than enough for 3 people. Since all dishes are high in fat, the balance relays in portions.
I am going back during the summer to experience the seasonal menu and have a better cense of the use of available ingredients by the restaurant.
Fantastic experience! The food, service and ambiance were all phenomenal!
I was SO excited they decided to open on Fridays thru all of Dec that I reserved a table for every one. I truly wish they would re-open for lunch. It was barely advertised and therefore not hugely attended. The North end of the lake is in dire need of good lunch eateries.
Get the Serrano ham. Your life will not be the same.
The Whale Wins does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. The Whale Wins also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 632-9425.
The Whale Wins is rated 4.7 stars by 492 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.