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Chinooks Waterfront Restaurant

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1404 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-224-2207
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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334 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of 2 great restaurants a few feet from each other. rays and chinooks both specialise in really fresh fish (but chinooks cooks plain fish better, particularly the halibut) an d have amazing views over the harbour and mountains. both do amazing cocktails - rays are bigger but pricier. chinooks have a slightly smaller menu mainly fish. rays... More 

Thank merionvw
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Seward and by far, Chinooks is my favorite place to get food. There are all types of seafood but if you're up for trying something new, Mac N' Cheese with Scallops is one of their best meals!

Thank majorzson
Anchorage, Alaska
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great, the local beers are on tap and equally great. The views out the window are excellent. Perfect spot to stop after a day of fishing or sightseeing.

Thank JamesAK2001
Anchorage, Alaska
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Went to Seward for a family getaway, this restaurant was right next door to our hotel. It has great views. Staff was ok. We had their Chinooks Poutine for an appetizer. It was pile of thick, tasteless cheese over soggy fries and smothered with overly salted gravy. My husband got their mac n cheese with scallops. It was super rich,... More 

Thank DeMarie S
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Place used to be s S*** Hole with beer now my favorite stop in Seward! Try the FlorDeCana with ginger sooooo good

Thank Fish M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

staff is amazing and the food is always great .. never disapointed here .. smoked scallop mac n cheese is the BEST

Thank Aarron S
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The new ownership has brought new energyand a passion for great food art decor to this place. It has been upgraded five-fold since they took over and continues to grow. Their beer and cocktail selection it top notch. Try out their sushi or just enjoy the views of the harbor with a cocktail. They really care about their staff and... More 

Thank Andrew N
Eastford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Seafood was amazing and the view was beautiful! Servers were efficient and friendly! We stayed at Harbor 360 and walked to the restaurant which was great!

Thank HanRN
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited during the off season. Was a chilly and windy day. We were seated at a table overlooking the harbor. Very charming and cool vibe/decor. Our table (thankfully) was right next to a gas fired "wood stove." The food and service were great. I had the Mac & cheese with seafood & bacon-- yum! The view from our table was... More 

Thank Mnsightseer
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We walked in for mid-week lunch and were lucky to be seated despite the restaurant being really busy. Service was friendly and the food was amazing, a delicious halibut salad. It's a little pricey but worth it.

Thank Silke H

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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$10 - US$45
Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Seward
  • Phone Number: +1 907-224-2207
Chinooks is located right on Seward's waterfront. Serving a Fresh menu of Alasaka's best seafood. Also serving Steaks and options for vegetarians and gluten free options. A new Sushi bar has been placed upstairs near our huge picture windows to enjoy. We have 12 Alaskan brewed beers on tap with a full bar of premium hard to find spirits, and one of the best Scotch selections in Alaska. A worldly, yet well rounded wine selection is also available.

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