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Ivar's Seafood Bar

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2600 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188-2846
+1 206-243-6186
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was excited to try an Ivar's, as my pre-vacation research showed high reviews for their food. Unfortunately, it was not as I hoped. The food was cooked fresh, which is always good. However, my chicken and my guest's halibut were both dry. Fries were cold by the time we got to the hotel(10 minutes away). Cornbread was good, but... More 

Thank babygirlmj13
Everett, Washington, United States
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176 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

part of a chain. Clean and friendly. Whiz bang pop machine. Good fish and other seafood items. a tad pricey. Always good

Thank Gary M
Portland, Oregon
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376 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I usually eat at Ivar's when I pass through Seatac ... while staying nearby the Mall, I came here and had a little late afternoon snack. Enjoyable as always.

Thank travelinpdx
Aubrey, Texas
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Always visit the one at the airport everytime I fly into seatac. The chowder is always good. I get the Alaskan salmon chowder, reminds me of Alaska and always wanting to go back

Thank JohnluvsAK
Missoula, Montana
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1,032 reviews
739 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Ivars in Southcenter Mall is quick and easy to access - much better than the original Ivars by the waterfront with the current construction of the seawall. And, the chowder, fish and drinks are as good here - served in a clean and comfy setting.

Thank elaine s
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235 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Ivars is a Seattle institution and one not to be missed. To experience Seattle, a cup of Ivar's clam chowder is a necessity. I was in Seattle for three days and had the chowder every day - once even for breakfast. We visited the main location on Lake Union and it was packed. The place is deceiving though, it appears... More 

Thank KTBlount
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236 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I tried the Seafood combo because I couldn't decide and wanted to try a few different things. I loved the shrimp and clams. The fish was good also but the fries were not very crispy and warm. I would go here again to try some other things like the grilled fish .

Thank dnrdavies
Seattle, Washington
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

My daughter and I recently ate lunch at Ivar's while shopping. I ordered the calamari and chips and was pleasantly surprised. I expected the usual bready, chewy rings but got lightly battered rings that were tender and flavorful without being greasy. As good as, if not better, than some I've eaten at really good restaurants around Seattle. I did wish... More 

Thank Laurie C
Vancouver, Canada
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

You don't often get crab cakes without filler. The fish and chips were perfect! big peraly flakes of fresh fish in a light coating not at all dripping with fat. who knew... most tourist places on the water dont have to worry about quality and so they dont. Thanks for the pleasant surprise Ivar's

Thank krayon59
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The food is SEATTLE. The taste and price are great. Love the white chowder. There is nothing I dislike.

Thank Trackstars

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Southcenter Mall, Tukwila, WA 98188-2846
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tukwila
  • Phone Number: +1 206-243-6186

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