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The 9 Best Seafood Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

There are few things as satisfying for the soul as a scrumptious plate of Seafood from these Seattle venues. We analyzed millions of diner and critic reviews from the best sites for the freshest seafood places in Seattle. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

American, $$, FremontAmerican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The Walrus and the Carpenter

American, $$$, BallardAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Shiro's

Japanese, $$$$, BelltownJapanese, $$$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Elliott's Oyster House

American, $$$, WaterfrontAmerican, $$$Seattle, Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Taylor Shellfish Farms - Seattle

American, $$, Capitol HillAmerican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Eden Hill Restaurant

New American, $$$$, West Queen AnneNew American, $$$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Westward

New American, $$$, WallingfordNew American, $$$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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  • USA Today

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L'Oursin

French, $$$, MinorFrench, $$$Seattle, Minor
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

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The Whale Wins

American, $$$, WallingfordAmerican, $$$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

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  • TripAdvisor, 2018

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2018

How did we curate these results?

Choosing the right spot for Seafood can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 10951 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1286 lists and articles – looking closely at what TripAdvisor, Zagat and USA Today had to say – and applied our boam magic. For example, we considered TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence, Zagat - 8 Most Romantic Restaurants in Seattle and USA Today - 10Best - Savor Seattle's Bounty of Regional, Fresh Seafood as we sourced this ultimate list. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Seafood.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • The ideal pairing for grilled sardine

    Experts often pair grilled sardine with a glass of Grüner Veltliner, a popular white wine.

Factoids about Seafood

  • A day for seafood-lovers

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

  • The biggest seafood stick from 2005

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

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Seattle can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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