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Chandler's Crabhouse

#101 of 3,039 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453 (Aloha)
+1 206-223-2722
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a before the game for a quicky in the bar. Surroundings and food were fine but, happy hour menu was misleading. When bill came, 20% tip was added, even to the parking fee. Place was empty, and one could understand why! Why do former good places try to nick there customers a little extra?

Thank Dick292
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here last year and had an excellent meal with good service. The service this time was a bit hit & miss and while the food was OK it wasn't anything special. It was also very quiet for a Friday evening.

Thank mauimanuk
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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505 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We dropped by for lunch and were treated to great views and very generous portions of seafood on our salads, I had the crab and bay shrimp louie salad, and my husband had the seafood Caesar. Both were very good. Our server Trina was friendly. I think the hostess should have asked if we wanted sun or shade. I noticed... More 

Thank travellerfromatown
Seattle, Washington
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155 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Hosted three couples for lunch last week on a picture perfect day and all were impressed with the view and the food at this seafood restaurant. It was pricey for lunch but all was good - dungeness crab, fish and chips, sea bass, mussels as well as the desserts - Key Lime Pie and Banana Cream Pie. Particularly good was... More 

Thank BrandingExpert
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I love this place. Very northwest and upscale, without breaking the bank. The seafood is perfection.

Thank Scudderk
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The location, views, big fat live crabs in a tank and ambience will make you salivate for a special experience when you arrive at this restaurant. Our experience was dreadfully disappointing from the beginning of our arrival until the end. We had a reservation that was made in advance, yet we were asked to wait for awhile, even though the... More 

Thank Lyn M
Mica, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Worth the price but still pricey. Be prepared for a high bill. Great wait staff and amazing crab! Try the crab soup.

Thank melanieboerner
Mansfield, Texas
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This upscale restaurant exceeded our expectations. Food, service and ambience were OUTSTANDING. Great experience. Highly recommend. Worth the cost.

Thank Alice C
Port Angeles, Washington
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We enjoyed our visit to Chandlers. The view was really nice, with outside seating. Service was superb. The list of specials was varied. Somehow the food, though mostly fresh seafood prepared nicely and presented nicely, was a bit underwhelming. Don't get me wrong, it was good. Just not THAT good. And I would recommend the restaurant if you are not... More 

Thank cbinpa2015
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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166 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Short walking distance from our hotel so it was a go to for seafood. We were not disappointed. Everything our group had was outstanding. A bit pricey but we were on the water at an upscale Seattle restaurant so its to be expected. Location is great since its right on the water at Lake Union and walking distance of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
  • Public Transportation: South Lake Union Street Car
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-223-2722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?