Boasting the beautifully carved oak paneling and unique tin ceiling of the haberdashery it once was in the 1930's, Shuckers is one of Seattle's oldest and most pre-eminent oyster bars. With a daily menu featuring a selection of fresh fish and seafood, Shuckers brims with 13 different kinds of oysters prepared nine different ways and features local artisan microbrews.
The Zagat 2005 Restaurant Survey coins Shuckers as a 'Seattle classic' that is one of the 'best seafood restaurants in town' with 'great ambiance' and 'excellent service.'
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Self and Valet parking available at the hotel.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
Special Events & Promotions:
Shuckers Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Shuckers Ratings and Reviews
Our meals were great, except my salad in ...
Our meals were great, except my salad included included an avocado that was clearly brown and awful. It made me a bit suspicious of the seafood in the salad, which was fine, if a bit undercooked. Otherwise we had a good dinner.
Our waiter was prompt and attentive with ...
Our waiter was prompt and attentive without being overbearing. I asked which of 3 things he would recommend. Without hesitation he told me and I was thrilled he did. It was the Steelhead Trout special and it was fabulous! My friend had oysters divided up and done 3 different ways. I didn't think I liked oysters, but a sample of one changed my mind. The berry pie with sour cream ice cream clinched the deal. It was a great night and one I would highly recommend!!!
Shucker's is a great restaurant at the F ...
Shucker's is a great restaurant at the Fairmont Hotel. We started with oysters (of course) that we had the chef choose. The selection was amazing, the oysters fresh and the horseradish spicy. We also enjoyed the salmon which was perfectly cooked. The wine list is good and we enjoyed ourselves.
Four of us are there twice in one week t ...
Four of us are there twice in one week traveling. First time great at the bar. Second time not so great. Two of the four dinners (steak salad) the steak was cold and gristly .
However manager Adam handled the issue in a very apologetic and professional manner.
Intimate ambiance and great bar staff!
Great experience (twice) while in Seattl ...
Great experience (twice) while in Seattle. Food was very good albeit a bit pricey. The only real negative was the artichoke which consisted of dry leaves and no "meat". Also a tad noisy, likely because of the confined space. Waitstaff very friendly and helpful.
We went to Shuckers on Saturday evening ...
We went to Shuckers on Saturday evening 1 hour before our reserved time. Fortunately,
the restaurant was not so busy at that time, so we could be seated at once.
We orderd scallop(for my wife) and Alaskan salmon(for me). My wife said that scallop was
very fine, though I felt the grilled salmon was not bad but not very good.
We've stayed at the Fairmont Olympic Hot ...
We've stayed at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in the past. Shuckers is new since our last visit, and we wanted to check it out. The restaurant was extremely busy the evening we went. A reservation is highly recommended. We were seated immediately upon arrival. The service was just O.K. I noticed our waiter had a number of tables including some outside. We both had the seafood chowder that I highly recommend. She had a dinner size Caesar salad while I had the half portion. Shuckers was offering seven varieties of oysters, and I had two each. Oysters were from the waters around the bays of northwestern Washington. All were very fresh and tasty. Some confusion with the tab. Our waiter blamed it on a new computer program.
Loved this place! The food was wonderful ...
Loved this place! The food was wonderful. They happily substitute sides in your dish. Our waiter Jay was a seasoned pro and delivered a very personalized service. Highly recommend and can't wait to return next time I'm in Seattle!
Great Food , Quiet and warm atmosphere . ...
Great Food , Quiet and warm atmosphere . Service attentive and responsive. Definitely first on my list when downtown for a relaxing meal. Impressive without being flashy. An enjoyable experience from cocktails to the last drop of port.
Went for a dinner with a friend and my w ...
Went for a dinner with a friend and my wife. Warmly greeted by Hostess. Immediately greeted by server. Great ambiance. Warm and a throwback with beautiful carved wood paneling. Server explained menu and made recommendations. All had the halibut off the "fresh board" and were not disappointed. Each had a different preparation but none disappointed. Fresh, light and well prepared. Had to follow with the recommended Key lime pie which was fantastic. Can't wait to go back
We ran in around 6:15pm just to have som ...
We ran in around 6:15pm just to have something before going to the theater. It was about 1/2-3/4's full. We were seated within a minute. Everyone that waited on us was great especially our server. She is from Bosnia and was attentive throughout. She really made sure about our choices and suggested I split my order or oysters into two which I did and loved both kinds. We both had drinks and were eating appetizers and small crab louis. Everything was timed out perfectly which for me is one of the must haves in any place I go. My wife had a great time and never felt rushed. Overall a great meal and service.
We were looking forward to dining at Shu ...
We were looking forward to dining at Shuckers based on their menu and some previous reviews. While our experience was OK, we were disappointed that it did not live up to our expectations. We actually like to take our time with our meals when dining out, but the service was extremely slow even for us. It seemed the waiter may have had more tables to handle than he could efficiently manage. In terms of the food, the flavors were just OK and not remarkable. The noise level was fine, but we did note the tables felt small and close together. All in all we did not feel it was worth the cost when so many other great options are available in Seattle.
Excellent restaurant in downtown Seattle ...
Excellent restaurant in downtown Seattle! Was with party of 4 and we tried the oysters (a variety and all were good) we had the popcorn shrimp appetizer also. Our entrees were all excellent salmon, halibut, scallops and ahi tuna. They were prepared perfectly. The service was excellent and the inside of the restaurant with all the beautiful wood makes for a wonderful setting! Definitely worth the money for a special occasion
As always, Shuckers did not disappoint T ...
As always, Shuckers did not disappoint
The service, impeccable and the food of top notch quality.
The manager, Sandra, never fails to come to each table to check how everyone's doing.
I am a regular and everyone addresses
me by name.
The wine list almost non existent. The m ...
The wine list almost non existent. The menu was ok but lack much variety. The crab cakes were average, the steamed clams were good but had a bitter after taste. I can make better at home. The oysters were the best thing. The halibut special was average.
Overall, I would say its ok, not great. Not recommended. Find another place
Protein portions were too small for the ...
Protein portions were too small for the price (4 scallops for $42, 2 small pieces of fish for $25 fish and chips dinner entrees). Great taste, but very pricey. Not sure we'll go back given there are plenty of alternatives here.
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