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Ivar's Seafood Bar

401 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98105-6818
+1 206-632-7223
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (40 reviews)
“clam chowder” (34 reviews)
“salmon” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
401 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98105-6818
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After along day we wanted Quick seafood. The chowder was good and there was plenty of seating. Place could use a bit of cleaning. Condiments on tables were dirty and in poor condition. Chowder was delicious

Thank lindakmom
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I suppose hoping that ANY airport food might be excellent is asking too much. Average food, average service so- average review. Save your money and just walk on by.

Thank Mrsfrisbe
Reviewed 17 September 2017

My Ivar's experience was at Safeco field watching a ball game. The BEST! Fish & Chips I have ever had in my life.

Thank Cindi S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Ivars is iconic on seattle waterfront but I think I actually prefer the lake union location for its ambiance. It is somewhat out of the way and not super well known that ivars on lake union is one of the very few places where you...More

Thank Soggyinsnoqualmie
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We often have events that are either catered by or at Ivars and have always had good service. Their wild Alaskan salmon is the best.

Thank keen241
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I was on a mission to walk the perimeter of Lake Union on a recent visit. By the time I was walking past Ivar's, I decided it was time to refuel and the welcoming Alaskan style exterior sucked me in. I just grabbed a quick...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Meet up with our friend Captain Dick, we had the blackened fish tacos, seafood medley, burger, cooper salmon and fish and chips. The food was great and our waitress was awesome. Cannot wait to go again once we are back in Seattle. - from CO,...More

Thank Skiido
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Large portions and delicious food! The white clam chowder was rich and flavorful and had bacon in it! The fish was cod, lightly breaded and not greasy. I ordered a four piece fish N chips for 2 kids to share and that was more than...More

Thank Kristina D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is one of those places that if you have been in Seattle very long, you have eaten here at least once. The Seafood Bar is located outside the main Ivar's restaurant on the water just north of Lake Union and is a popular destination...More

Thank tall_six6
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good service and the concept of no tipping works well. It is, of course built into the check and prices, They tout their Salmon but I was rather disappointed that it was all frozen. I dined their twice as I was in the area doing...More

Thank Gary A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 NE Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98105-6818
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-632-7223
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