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The 10 Best Seafood Restaurants In Downtown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

There are few things as satisfying for the soul as a scrumptious plate of Seafood from these Downtown venues. We determined the greatest places for seafood in Downtown by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Pike Place Chowder

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Japonessa Sushi Cocina

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare

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  • CultureTrip, 2016

    The Best Sushi And Seafood In Seattle

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Seatown Market & FishFry

New American, $$, DowntownNew American, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • US News, 2017

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Goldfinch Tavern

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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    The Stranger, 2017

Von's 1000 Spirits

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Ruth's Chris Steak House

American, $$$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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The Capital Grille

American, $$$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub

Irish, $$, DowntownIrish, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

IL Bistro

Italian, $$, DowntownItalian, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Nijo Sushi Bar & Grill

Japanese, $$, DowntownJapanese, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Seafood in Downtown. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from TripAdvisor and The Stranger and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and The Stranger - Where to Go When You Want to Get Fancy to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • The perfect match for crab curry

    When ordering crab curry, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Riesling, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Seafood

  • United States's National Seafood Month

    The love for seafood is unlimited in United States - that’s why they celebrate National Seafood Month every year.

  • The largest seafood stick

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Seafood fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Seafood spot.

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