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Chandler's Crabhouse

901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
+1 206-223-2722
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“crab” (98 reviews)
“seafood” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first time at the crabhouse. I've always been skeptical in going because they advertise so heavily on the radio (my general theory is that if you're that good, you don't need to advertise). But, I did order the "world's best crab cake"...More

Thank lamronby
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were there for a crowded late lunch after the Boats Afloat and because we got a $10 discount with our tickets. Had a really nice porter to sip on; spouses choice wasn't available with technical problems. We shared fish and chips and fish tacos....More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location right on the water at the marina. Excellent wine list. Dress is casual. The Alaskan KING crab was pricey but excellent. Our crab w/avocado was really good. The crab cake was terrific too.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful view over the lake with a lot of water activity. The menu was varied and interesting. Food was delicious and the service impeccable. Jade, our waiter was professional and amusing. A lovely evening.

Thank xiabuxiabu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chandler's serve very high quality sea food, and great wines to go with it! Try out their Alaskan Crab - what a treat! Probably the best crab I ever had! Location is nice, just on the South Union lake. Lunch time or dinner - equally...More

Thank wilhelmm-norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful evening, sat on the deck and watched the water traffic on Lake Washington. Fresh oysters, very fresh, very good. I had steamed clams, crab cake for hubby, lobster for the third. All reports good. Service was very good. Price was as you would expect...More

Thank NilaB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a beautiful Seattle summer evening and we had a desire to eat outside on the lake. The patio seating was great and comfortable. However, the food for the price was inferior. The crab and shrimp louie as well as the caesar salad with...More

Thank Valerie Heide M
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Delicious crab dishes, wonderful service, great views of Lake Union. This restaurant automatically adds a 20% gratuity to the check, and I have a lot of respect for them for doing so.

Thank Penguins3
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had lunch all three of us had the shrimp and crab Louie very good good portion of crab and shrimp very good bloody Mary's blue Angels did a flyby for us beautiful view

Thank robviafore
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband and some friends and really liked the food. We went for brunch and sat outside! Service was 5 star and the views were perfect.

Thank Nydia B
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23 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 35
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
  • Public Transportation: South Lake Union Street Car
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-223-2722
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