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The 8 Best Oyster Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for an oyster po’boy or flavor-packed Oysters Kirkpatrick - these Seattle spots have you covered! We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews to ensure only the best oysters made this list. Have them fried, fresh, shucked or unshucked all the oyster options at these Seattle stores are out of this world!

Find the perfect Oyster spot

The Walrus and the Carpenter

American, $$$, BallardAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2013

    8 of Seattle's Best Oyster Happy Hours

    Eater, 2013
  • Forbes Travel Guide, 2013

    Where Are The Best Oysters Served In Seattle

    Forbes Travel Guide, 2013

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

American, $$, FremontAmerican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2020

    Where to Eat Oysters Outside in Seattle Right Now

    Thrillist, 2020
  • Female Foodie

    Best Seafood In Seattle: Top 10 Restaurants

    Female Foodie

Elliott's Oyster House

American, $$$, WaterfrontAmerican, $$$Seattle, Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2015

    Seattle’s Best Oyster Happy Hours

    Thrillist, 2015
  • Eater, 2013

    8 of Seattle's Best Oyster Happy Hours

    Eater, 2013

Taylor Shellfish Farms - Seattle

American, $$, Capitol HillAmerican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Refined

    5 of Seattle's tastiest oyster bars

    Seattle Refined
  • Eater, 2013

    8 of Seattle's Best Oyster Happy Hours

    Eater, 2013

Eden Hill Restaurant

New American, $$$$, West Queen AnneNew American, $$$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat, 2017

    5 Spots for Singing Pink Scallops in Seattle

    Zagat, 2017
  • Eater, 2017

    Where to Drop Serious Dollar Bills in Seattle

    Eater, 2017

Manolin

American, $$, FremontAmerican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Female Foodie

    Best Seafood In Seattle: Top 10 Restaurants

    Female Foodie
  • The Stranger, 2018

    Our Favorite Places to Get Seafood in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018

Canlis

American, $$$$, WestlakeAmerican, $$$$Seattle, Westlake
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best American Restaurants in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

Matt's In The Market

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

    Best Seafood In Seattle: Top 10 Restaurants

    Female Foodie
  • USA Today

    10Best - Savor Seattle's Bounty of Regional, Fresh Seafood

    USA Today

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Oyster can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Foursquare. These spots have been featured in Eater - The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants, Eater - Where to Drop Serious Dollar Bills in Seattle and Foursquare - The 15 Best American Restaurants in Seattle. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Oyster.

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