The best Seattle spots for eating things from the ocean.
Aimee RizzoSeptember 26, 2022
When you want fried fish and potatoes in Seattle, here’s where to go first.
Aimee Rizzo & Carlo MantuanoJuly 18, 2022
16 fish markets around the city where you can shop for salmon, halibut, and other seafood.
Aimee RizzoOctober 21, 2020
11 great restaurants with oysters if you want them, and other excellent dishes if you don’t.
Aimee RizzoSeptember 5, 2019
Duke’s Seafood & Chowder is a Seattle seafood institution in Green Lake with mediocre seafood.
Aimee RizzoJanuary 12, 2023
Proper Fish is a Bainbridge Island seafood spot that specializes in British-style fish and chips.
Aimee RizzoAugust 2, 2022
There’s no doubt that Elliot’s Oyster House is touristy, but the waterfront patio and abundance of oysters means it’s still a decent place to hang downtown.
Aimee RizzoMay 5, 2022
Local Tide is a seafood restaurant in Fremont that serves fish sandwiches, shrimp toast, a weekend-only crab roll, and a fantastic burger.
Aimee RizzoFebruary 14, 2022
Spud Fish & Chips on Alki is somewhere to look at old photos of West Seattle and eat delicious fried halibut.
Carlo MantuanoJanuary 20, 2022
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Aimee RizzoJanuary 14, 2022
Ballard Annex Oyster house has good happy hour vibes, but not great food. You can find better oysters elsewhere.
Written byAimee Rizzo
South Lake Union
Bar Harbor is a New England-inspired restaurant in South Lake Union that serves seafood rolls and chowder.
The seafood at 100 Pound Clam in South Lake is great. Just know you’ll be eating it next to a screaming two-year-old and a dad wearing Sperry’s.
The Whale Wins in Wallingford is a good spot to keep in mind for a light bite over a glass of wine.
DowntownPike Place Market
Mariscos Mexico is a Mexican stall at Pike Place Market that serves seafood tacos.
There are a lot of oysters in Seattle, and Walrus And The Carpenter has some of the very best. Hit the Ballard spot for excellent seafood and drinks.
Pacific Inn is a pub in Fremont that serves some of the best fried seafood in Seattle.
Aimee RizzoJanuary 11, 2022
Ray’s doesn’t have the best seafood in Seattle (or even Ballard), but when the sun comes out, the patio here is where you want to be.
Aimee RizzoDecember 23, 2021
Jackson's Catfish Corner is the newest location of a Central District classic that serves fried seafood and Southern sides.
Carlo MantuanoDecember 6, 2021
Seattle Fish Guys is a seafood market in the Central District that also serves excellent Hawaiian poke.
Aimee RizzoOctober 14, 2020
This seafood spot in the Central District serves great fish and chips and catfish sandwiches.
Carlo MantuanoJuly 24, 2020