Elliott's Oyster House

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1201 Alaskan Way
Pier 56
Seattle, WA 98101
206.623.4340

Pop into Elliott’s bar for our favorite indulgence: a dozen perfectly shucked local oysters on the half shell and a slightly dirty martini. Even better is partaking during the progressive oyster happy hour (3–6 p.m.), when the fresh-shucked beauties start out at 50 cents each and go up 25 cents each half-hour (they’re usually $1.50 and more a pop). There are literally dozens of varieties to taste, and no better oyster bar in Seattle. But a foray deeper into the menu?  It turns out those oysters are also sensational when fried ($14 as an appetizer, $23 as an entrée). Tender, still quivering, they’re irresistible when dipped into the tasty tartar sauce. (Avoid the other dip, a barbecue-like whiskey sauce that clashes with the fresh oyster flavor.) But those rumors of inconsistency we’ve  heard? They’re well earned.

Neighborhood: 
Downtown
Hours: 
Lunch Mon.-Sat. Dinner daily.
Features: 
Reservations Accepted
Full Bar
Outdoor Dining
Happy Hour
Cuisine Type:
Oyster Bar
Price:
$30 and up
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