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Anchovies and Olives

1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
+1 206-838-8080
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
“bigoli” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We went here because they have a tapas like menu (small shareable plates). It was more food than we expected. Everything was very good. Service was good.

Thank SandraR2010
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Service was ok but left disappointed by the quality of the food. We came for the "seven fishes" (inexplicably expensive, but I digress, we decided to try it anyhow). We think something we ate there made us sick (fine all day, and it's the only...More

Thank Ready2Travl2
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is long overdue. We visited Seattle in July and had wonderful meals most places we went. At Anchovies and Olives ( chosen because they are two faves), the industrial ambiance is more intimate than you would imagine. My husband and I both had great...More

Thank SamTravelsLight
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment, such a shame. Our share plates were great and excitingly we looked forward to the main dishes. These were both fine but were weren't In love with them like the share plates. What killed the whole experience was the terrible service we...More

Thank Mouse1313
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My family stumbled upon this restaurant as we were checking out the Capitol Hill area. In town for fall break to tour the University of Washington, someone told us we had to check this area out. The Main Street was very busy and we had...More

Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Overall this place was good, hence the 4 stars. It's a nice space, with speciality cocktails, fun appetizers, and pretty tasty entrees. However, there were a few things that I wanted to point out to help others: 1) the wait time for our martinis was...More

Thank Robjob18
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My other half and I ordered a bottle of wine, appetizer, main dish and desert. Our server was very helpful with recommendations, polite and the food was awesome!

Thank mjbtb85
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This restaurant is delightful. We had a 7 PM reservation and there weren't too many people at that time, but folks continued to show up the whole time we were there. The service is great (loved our waitress, Emily), and the food and wine are...More

Thank Janette A
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Terrific happy hour value. We got a corner table surrounded by open windows, and then ordered a slew of small plates on the happy hour menu, which is extensive - and includes good-sized servings of pasta.

Thank RPK16
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Came here for our first dinner in Seattle on a multi-day visit. We enjoyed several small plates and a bottle of wine. Each item was delicious (we ordered a mix of fish and vegetable dishes) and the wine selection was a good match with each....More

Thank kbs2001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
    (15th & Pine)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-838-8080
  • E-mail
Anchovies and Olives is our Italian seafood restaurant, having been honored by GQ and Bon Appetit as one of the Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2010. The menu offers a selection of crudo, oysters, and seafood centered appetizers, pastas, and entrees.
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