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Salty's on Alki

1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2031
+1 206-937-1600
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (145 reviews)
“seafood” (165 reviews)
“salmon” (99 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2031
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're in downtown Seattle, take a ferry ride across Elliott Bay on the West Seattle Water Tax. Begin with Oysters from the Pacific Northwest with lemon, horseradish cocktail, and raspberry mignonette. Even a great waitress who had visited my home state for our annual...More

Thank KeithChemist
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

During my visit to Seattle I ate out at several restaurants and this was probably my favourite. Great food and service, but not at all stuffy or intimidating. I went to Alki early to enjoy the views before dinner and then watched the Seattle skyline...More

Thank fionalondon2014
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

That is the reason you need to try this place that view is phenomenal. The food was mixed I had clams starter which was excellent but the salmon main had that soft greasy texture which I dislike. But it was beautifully presented. In honestly better...More

Thank nickmI4176UD
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for the first time on my "homecoming" trip to Seattle. Never could afford it while I lived there! We were sat at a nice table for two just across from those great big windows with the great big view. That alone, in my opinion,...More

Thank nomorebake
Reviewed 6 days ago

Used to be the best place to eat and we visit at least four times a yesr. We visited last weekend to find the place not as good. Extra tables put in the middle of the dining area so we were not very comfortable and...More

Thank jalado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some years ago we dined at Salty's on several occasions--brunch, lunch and dinner. Somehow we were underwhelmed by the service and the food. The view across Elliot Bay to downtown Seattle was always great. Recently we had a late Sunday dinner with an out of...More

Thank shri420
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has one of the best skyline view and seafood/chowder combinations for a restaurant in the country. It's part of Seattle's personality and culture.

Thank Arthur T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were referred to Salty's by the hotel front desk. They called Salty's and one of their drivers picked us up. Everything from the second we stepped into the restaurant was perfect. The staff was friendly and every one of them greeted us and told...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say that the view of Seattle is amazing from this restaurant. The food is unbelievable. They have everything you could want. The fresh made donuts on the table are to die for. We were there for brunch on Saturday, what a treat....More

Thank angulo55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dear friend and Seattle native treated me to dinner at this rustic seafood spot that's been part of the restaurant landscape here for many years. We had a great table over the water with an astounding view of the downtown lights. Percy, our waiter,...More

Thank Sue P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126-2031
    (West Seattle Bridge)
  • Public Transportation: Bus or take the Elliott Bay Water Taxi from downtown Seattle Pier 50 to Seacrest Park. We're just a 5-minute walk from the pier.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-937-1600
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Located on Elliott Bay with sweeping views of the Seattle skyline, Salty's is "One of the world's great view restaurants," says a local critic. This restaurant wins annual awards for the Nation's Best Sunday brunch, Seattle's best seafood, best view restaurant, best outdoor dining. Whether dressed up or casual, in the dining room, on the deck, or in private dining rooms, guests love Salty's for fresh Northwest seafood, wild Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, live Dungeness crab, fresh Northwest oysters, clams and mussels, USDA prime charbroiled steaks, gourmet lunch salads and sandwiches and refreshing creative cocktails. Live music in the Cafe-Bar Mondays and Fridays. Happy Hour from 3:00 to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday, Cafe-Bar only.
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