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About SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle
Take in the splendor of the Puget Sound from SkyCity, the Space Needle's world-famous revolving restaurant located 500' above ground. SkyCity's culinary team uses Northwest-grown beef, produce from local farmers, and fresh, wild-caught seafood from the abundant waters of the Pacific Northwest to create some of the most flavorful, dazzling and innovative cuisine Seattle has to offer. Breathtaking views are guaranteed from all tables at SkyCity and your elevator ride and Observation Deck visit are complimentary when dining.
Join us for lunch, dinner, or brunch. Please note that Lunch is served Monday - Friday, Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, and Dinner is served daily. Lunch menu will not be available Saturday and Sunday.
Reservations are highly recommended for all party sizes.
Seattle, WA 98109
Northwest, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Hours beginning Tuesday, January 3rd through January 16th:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30AM - 2:00PM
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30PM - 8:15PM
Dinner: Friday and Saturday: 4:30PM - 9:15PM
*Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00AM - 2:45PM
The Observation Deck closes at 9:30PM. We highly encourage our guests to visit the Observation Deck prior to dinner. Guests may check in 30 minutes prior to their reservation time.
SkyCity will be offering our brunch prix fixe menu DAILY, 10AM-2:45PM, beginning May 29th through September 4th. Our lunch menu will not be served.
*Brunch is a prix fixe 3 course menu for $49.95 (tax and gratuity not included) and is served currently on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00AM - 2:45PM. The lunch menu is not be available.
4th Avenue and Broad Street
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
For off-site catering or for any questions regarding our banquet facility located 10 stories above the ground, please contact our Sales and Catering team at (206) 905-2180 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Convenient valet parking located at the base of the Space Needle on 4th Avenue and Broad Street. The cost is $12.00 for three hours with validation from SkyCity Restaurant.
The monorail runs every 15 minutes from the Westlake Center on 5th Avenue and Pike Street to the Space Needle.
Private Party Facilities:
You can give your celebration a real lift by hosting it at Seattle's premier banquet facility, the SkyLine level at the Space Needle. Located 10 stories above the Seattle Center campus, the Space Needle's SkyLine Level features two elegant rooms that can accommodate 20 to 350 guests. The Space Needle's SkyLine Level is the perfect spot for holiday parties, corporate functions, weddings and receptions, banquets and more.
Private Party Contact:
Manager: (206) 905-2180
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle Ratings and Reviews
What an incredible experience for my 18 year old Granddaughter. Her Mother and Father were equally impressed with the scenic views. Food was fantastic. I will be going back for another special occasion. This 18th birthday celebration will definitely be one we will all remember.
This rotating restaurant featured amazing views of Seattle and the surrounding area. It was especially pretty because it was right before/during sunset. For dinner, I had the Lobster Mac and Cheese and Crab Cakes. Both were delicious! To finish, I had the chocolate pot de creme, which was a nice sweet finish to the meal. The food is a bit pricy but for a special occasion, date, etc., SkyCity offers a truly special experience. You also get to go to the observation deck without an added fee and you get a free photo taken of your dining party. Thank you for a great experience!
We had a wonderful time at the SkyCity. We were there on a Saturday for lunch. We did know there was a brunch option; however, didn't think that was the ONLY option for the day. We thought we had an option to order off the regular menu as well. So with that the price was a bit higher and a lot of food because of the brunch. It was all delicious but I would have preferred to order off the menu.
We dined here for my birthday dinner. Had lived in Seattle for 5 years previously and never made the trip here. Check it off the list. Nice ambiance, incredible view, good food (we both had the salmon-girlfriend recommends clam chowder as a starter). One-of-a-kind experience. Prob don't need to go again, but you must get there once.
Amazing dinner and incredible service. My fiancé had a special birthday thanks to the staff and opportunities the restaurant provides to make special occasions. I would reccomend anyone who is planning on visiting Seattle to have dinner at such a prestige and beautiful restaurant.
This is my 2nd visit here. We were very fortunate to get a table next to the window to watch the amazing views and the building rotates. Of course the view and live music (piano player) are wonderful reasons to visit, but the service is among the very top in the biz and I have eaten at many wonderful restaurants over the years. I was inquiring about various brut champagnes they had as I like something not too terribly dry, but definitely not sweet. He brought over the sommelier to help me decide. He was very knowlegeable of course and understood that even if you order brut champagne, some can be sweeter or dryer, so he offered me a couple tastings. I ended up ordering a bottle of perrier-jouet rose brut to celebrate my son's birthday. The waiter accidentally opened the wrong one. It was still perrier-jouet, but not the rose. It was a $100 bottle, so it would have been an expensive mistake for him. I could see the color in his face drain as I started to taste it and said, oh it doesn't look like a rose. Then he realized he had grabbed the wrong bottle and was ready to correct the mistake. I tasted it and it was great, so I said no problem. We'll keep this one and even ended up ordering a 2nd bottle of the same. He continued to check in on us, and asked us again, are we sure this wine is ok? He provided wonderful service all evening ncluding a free desert and even a strawberry sorbet palate cleanser. It was definitely in the best couple dining experiences I've ever had!
Food was delicious, although portions were small. A very cool experience for tourists like us visiting Seattle for the first time. Value of the meal when you consider the experience and that the cost of going up to the observation area is included is great. Like so many waiters we encountered in Seattle, ours was friendly, knowledgeable, and on point.
What a wonderful way to see the beautiful Seattle skyline! The food was scrumptious and beautifully presented--and the view of course unmatched--and we did see the mountain! By all means combine your visit to the Needle with a meal, you will be so glad you did!!
The last time we ate at SkyCity was a few years ago for brunch. It was excellent and we wanted to come back. We went to Portland for a concert this last week and made it a point to eat dinner this time at the space needle. We had a window seat as requested, that was important to us. We made a reservation ahead of time and got right in at our open table time. Our server was very friendly and helpful in deciding what to eat. I personally liked brunch time being able to see more during the day, but the lights at night were awesome. We had great service from the time we pulled in until we left.
Took my teenage granddaughter and her Mom here, as front out of state. They took hundreds of pics and really enjoyed the views. Wonderful experience all the way around (Pun intended). We loved the circular view that kept changing and the food was excellent. It is so nice the price of the "Viewing Deck" is included with the meal. I had not been there in years and the food was even better than before!
The quality of food was not good for the price! I have no problem spending money for a quality meal, if your experience is worth it. Only thing good about this meal was the view. To start it off, i expect your wait staff to be educated on menu at a high end restaurant, ours was not. I asked our waiter if the beef was Prime and grain fed, I wasnt about to waste $70 on a grass fed piece of meat. He didnt have a clue what i even said, let alone have an answer. He came back with an answer that was very false. Supposedly the meat is Wagyu Prime, it's NOT. We raise Wagyu and have had plenty, it is amazing meat! The steaks we got were about 3/4 of an inch thick and so tough that we wasted most of it. My wife's steak was marinated in something that was not good! If you're going to spend between $70- $100, you better not need them soaked in anything or even salt & pepper on the table if the chef staff is good. If you really know and appreciate good food, don't waste your money here!
Great evening, the food was good, appetizers were very good, entrées were good, mushroom risotto was good but sweet with pears- unusual! We were visiting Seattle with our teenage kids, great view & experience. Definitely recommend if you are visiting Seattle.
Took my girlfriend there for her birthday. Yes, it's expensive! But, the service and quality of food is WELL worth it. They even accommodated my special request to have my waiter bring out my girlfriends' gift with style. I will most definitely be making future reservations.
We were very happy with our whole experience! The food, although I had read different online, was super good! Best prime rib and dessert, I have ever had possibly! It was our 22nd wedding anniversary and we wanted it to be special. Will never forget it! Just wonderful!
The whole experience at the Space Needle was amazing! When we first got to our seats (right by the window) it was cloudy but before we knew it it was sunny! We had an amazing view of the Puget Sound along with Lake Union and of course Downtown. Our waiter was so kind and answered any questions we had. The food was outstanding! I ordered a the wild greens salad along with the burger and both were the best I have had in a while! I also got the opportunity to enjoy the Lunar Orbiter. If you are debating about getting it or not, just go out on a whim and get it, It was so cool!
Food was better than expected. Sadly, the platform that the restaurant revolves on has bad ball bearings (at least that is what the waiter said). So the rotation was very jerky and loud, and made eating uncomfortable at times - like eating in a car with a bad driver.
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