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Duke's Chowder House Lake Union

901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
+1 206-382-9963
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (251 reviews)
“salmon” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
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1 - 10 of 596 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Each of the three of us had a different chowder and we were each very happy with our choice. Two of us had a creamy dish and one had tomato based. Would definitely return.

Thank easytopleez
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner with friends and was told about their legendary chowder. It turned out to be quite disappointing. Overly salty (probably too much clam in the chowder) and lacked the creamy consistency of a good chowder. Had an open crab sandwich which was good. They...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is on the water near the yacht club. The atmosphere is relaxed and fun. The service is great. The crab cakes are fresh. And the salmon is flavorful.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restaurant we have wanted to visit for a long time! Unfortunately, it did not meet expectations. The restaurant, itself, was a bit hard to find but it was very inviting and very clean; the wait staff was efficient, attentive, and amiable; and...More

Thank 1SusiQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flavorful dishes, great atmosphere, and helpful server make for a great experience at Duke’s. We had the New England Chowder and the Northwestern Chowder which were both fantastic. We sampled the crab “Un cake” which was more crab than cake and was delicious. All of...More

Thank 01DayTripper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun atmosphere and good chowder. They have a full bar and a varied menu featuring mostly seafood. Service was excellent.

Thank laurasherrill49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is great! The service, the food and the surroundings. Food was delicious especially the clam chowder, the “uncaked”crab cake and the salmon sliders. Yummy!

Thank Happy728
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and nice location. Stuffed Salmon was tasty and fresh. Clam chowder was delicious. Will definitely be coming back. Waiter was witty and made the evening even more pleasant.

Thank Francisco G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and portions. The chowder is so yummy. We got the sampler and tried all 4. It was enough to feed 2 of us plus some. The fish was cooked perfect. Staff was so nice and accommodating

Thank vld17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this one! Had planned on grabbing lunch on the way out of town and had originally planned on Pike Place Chowder but we decided to try Duke’s based on a local recommendation. We most definitely were not disappointed. Both of us had the...More

Thank Reed G
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16 October 2017|
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. It fills up fast, get there early and save the spot. There is out door seating that over looks the water. The food is fantastic! There is parking but like everything else in Seattle, you have to pay for... More
16 October 2017|
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Response from Sigallo85 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think Duke's would comply with all your exprectations!
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28 January 2017|
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Response from Bridget H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is parking. It's all pay parking but there is parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4453
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighbourhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: +1 206-382-9963
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