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Cutters Crabhouse

#58 of 3,094 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163 (Lenora)
+1 206-448-4884
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 09:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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265 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a restaurant with a great location. As many restaurants like this go, great location equals bad food and bad service. well, the service and the food were ok. For the prices, the food should've been a lot better. When we went here it wasn't busy. But still we waited for a hostess, and then waited for a table.... More 

Thank CaptTrouble
Pasadena, California
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this restaurant on the most beautiful day in Seattle. The views were spectacular. I had the crab legs and they were so good! Everything on my plate was very tasty and the service was great!

Thank Pasa5
Bellevue, Washington
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My guy and I enjoyed a lovely Easter brunch (April 16, 2017) at Cutters Crabhouse. They are an "oldie, but a goodie" as my Mom would say...been around for over 20 years. Cutters is on the Seattle waterfront, steps away from Pike Place Market, and the food and service were excellent. First, our server, Robert, is a true professional, extremely... More 

Thank Kristy S
Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a table close to the window and had dinner while watching the sunset. There was a giant rainbow after the rain which made the view even better. We ordered seafood skewers, prawns were fresh and salmon was not overcooked, we enjoyed it. Fish and chips were very ordinary and nothing special.

Thank Jacqueline L
Edmond, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cutters was the restaurant I was looking forward to the most on our trip. Unfortunately we were not impressed. We arrived before happy hour ended but were kept waiting so long that by the time we ordered we were told we would not be eligible to order from the happy hour menu. We had been out walking all day and... More 

Thank 405Jenny
Evansville, Indiana
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We particularly love the Smoked salmon Thai curry soup with a serving of delicious sourdough bread and the happy hour. However, two situations deter us. Upon arrival, most people are met with a wait for a table even though many tables are vacant. Sometimes patrons wait over 5 minutes to be greeted or recognized . This is awkward. Then, when... More 

Thank Marcia S
Thousand Oaks, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Cutters. If you make it past the aloof hostess who seems openly irritated at having to seat you, the service is great. The ambiance is fabulous - wonderful views no matter where you sit. My husband loved his clam chowder and open faced crab sandwich. My stuffed red snapper looked beautiful on the plate - lovely... More 

Thank cusegrad
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the end of Pike Place Market, this restaurant has is all, excellent food, service and view. James, from Lousiana, was my server. He is personable and knowledgeable..thank you! If you like crab cakes, try these. Crispy on the outside and so full of crab. It is served on a bed of corn sucatash and corn purree...wow! I have... More 

Thank Scifchic
El Paso, Texas
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a company dinner party where the gracious staff passed around starters that included mini crab cakes, sliders, and fried wontons. The mini crab cakes were soft and very tasty, by far the best of the appetizers. We then sat down to a family style dinner which started of with a very fresh kale Caesar salad. The grilled sirloin steak... More 

Thank jessidrpepper
Richland, Washington
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262 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views of Elliott Bay, Seattle Waterfront, Safeco Field and Century Link Field. Inside the restaurant was showing some age and maybe needs an upgrade in furnishings.

Thank Travel_Guy_2015

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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, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163
  • Public Transportation: Free Downtown Shuttle!
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-448-4884
One of Seattle’s proudest traditions is the Pike Place Market, right next door. The market thrives by providing the highest quality seasonal products indigenous to the Pacific Northwest. This allows Cutters--totally remodeled in April 2012--to be directly influenced by the unique nature of the market. Because of Cutters' ongoing commitment to incorporate only the finest seasonal Northwest ingredients in all menu offerings, we can truly say: “If it’s there, it’s here."

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