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.
Northwest, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
*Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00AM - 2:45PM
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30AM - 2:00PM
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30PM - 8:15PM
Dinner: Friday and Saturday: 4:30PM - 9:15PM
**Sunset Hour: Monday - Friday: 2:30PM - 5:30PM
NOTE: The Observation Deck closes at 9:30 p.m. We highly encourage our guests to visit the Observation Deck prior to dinner. Guests may check in 30 minutes prior to their reservation time.
*Brunch is a prix fixe 3 course menu for $49.95 (tax and gratuity not included) and will be served from 10:00AM - 2:45PM. The lunch menu will not be available.
**Sunset Hour will begin on Monday, October 3rd, Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a special menu with starters, beer, wine, and cocktail specials. Walk-ins only. No reservations.
***On Friday, November 25th, brunch will be served from 9:30am-2:30pm. The lunch menu will 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 email@example.com.
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:
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
SkyCity Restaurant at the Space Needle Ratings and Reviews
The experience was good in all aspects e ...
The experience was good in all aspects except the price! We knew it would be pricey going in, but did not expect to spend at least $80+ per person...that's including no appetizer, one drink, and a dessert. The food was delicious, but not anywhere near the price we paid for it! You are basically paying for the experience of eating in a rotating (and iconic) restaurant with great views. We were lucky and got a table right by the windows, I'm not sure how the booth seating view is. The ambiance was nice, but the tables are close together - we could hear all the surrounding tables' conversations...and it was 9:00 PM on a Wednesday! The restaurant was hardly packed at that time of night, so I can't image it at full capacity.
Overall, it's worth the experience at least once! The food is delicious, just be prepared to overpay for it!!
This was my second time to Seattle and I ...
This was my second time to Seattle and I wanted to surprise my sister and daughter on their first time being there. It was my daughter's birthday and we all loved the view and great food. I feel that it is one of the nicest experiences when visiting the Seattle area.
Wonderful view , beautiful decor, servic ...
Wonderful view , beautiful decor, service was good and food was quick to arrive. The food however is equivalent to good pub food, presentation is very good and the plates are lovely but a roast beef sandwich with fries for 31$ should be extra tasty in stead of tasting like a average sandwich you would expect to pay around 10$ for. I realize that you are paying high prices for the view, but it would require very little effort to make sure the pasta in the lamb ragu was not stuck together in golf ball size lumps. We probable will still bring visitors just because its nice to sit, eat and chat while looking at the view .
We had a great experience! Views were in ...
We had a great experience! Views were incredible! Our server, whose name I wish I could remember, was wonderful! Answered all our questions and was humorous and helpful! We had our boys (ages 12 and 14) with us and he was very respectful to them and treated them as gentlemen!
very good first time experience, staff w ...
very good first time experience, staff was helpful, courteous. The meals were delicious, but for a price. awesome view all around 360' rotation. definitely recommend, if have not been there yet. will be a memory.
After not visiting the Space Needle for ...
After not visiting the Space Needle for over 20 years, I took my son to lunch. It's more casual than it used to be making it more family friendly and touristy, however not exactly jeans and t-shirt casual. Since food is local and in house made, adjustments to accommodate taste and diet needs is available on just about everything on the menu.
The view, as expected was spectacular an ...
The view, as expected was spectacular and the novelty of the rotating dining room was well worth the somewhat inflated cost of the food. The food itself was quite delicious, satisfying and well portioned. The service was outstanding. Our server John made sure we were comfortable and was attentive and helpful. He was especially courteous to the littlest of our group, my 14 month old daughter, even when she got a little antsy and wanted to explore the restaurant. All of the waitstaff was quite kind as we did laps around the restaurant. Thank you Skycity!
A must have experience if you're visitin ...
A must have experience if you're visiting Seattle. The timing was perfect - clear weather, sunset, and city lights. The view was spectacular- that's what you're paying for in this restaurant. The service was great, too.
From the moment you pull up to the entra ...
From the moment you pull up to the entrance you are treated well. You are checked in and whisked up to the restaurant on an elevator with a breathtaking ride. Stepping out of the elevator you glimpse the view surrounding restaurant.
The brunch menu had a little bit of everything. Every bite was cooked to perfection. Starting with homemade muffins and finishing with white chocolate macadamia nut bread pudding. Each course and item was prepared fresh, seasoned perfectly and delicious.
The service was stellar. Every person we came in contact with from the restaurant was professional and friendly. During our meal each course was on time with no rushing.
The experience was everything a good restaurant experience should be.
We brought a friend from the Easr coast ...
We brought a friend from the Easr coast who was visiting and have always had great experiences with the food and service at the Space Needle. The food was okay - not great but the service was just not good at all. The waiter did not communicate well and he was slow and inattentive. We expect more for the high prices and usually everything is amazing. We will likely try again before giving up in hopes it was just an off night.
A little pricey, dinner for two, appetiz ...
A little pricey, dinner for two, appetizer, drinks, and desert put us over $200.00+ Outstanding food, you can tell it is cooked and created by a true chef, not just a short order cook. We recommend the crab cake appetizer, scallops and pork chop are excellent for the main course, suggest that you order an extra side dish. Also for fun order a lunar orbiter for desert. For a romantic dinner for two or a special occasion it is terrific.
My sister and I were visiting Seattle an ...
My sister and I were visiting Seattle and decided to have lunch at the Space Needle. It was raining, but we enjoyed the view of the city, as well as the observation deck. We both have a fear of heights. Great food, servers, and atmosphere. Wonderful afternoon!!!
I hadn't been to the Space Needle for MA ...
I hadn't been to the Space Needle for MANY years and was excited to join my sister-in-law and her boyfriend for dinner with my husband to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their mother's passing, and my sister-in-law's birthday. Although a spectacular view, the experience as a whole was somewhat disappointing. I had expectations that the food would be great, but it wasn't. I ordered the Cornish hen, which was to come with root vegetables and fingerling potatoes and an au jus-type of sauce. When my dish arrived, it had no vegetables, only potatoes. I was brought a bowl of diced and steamed parsnips and turnips... The chicken was good, as were the sauce and potatoes, but the vegetables? Not so much. My sister-in-law ordered the mushroom risotto and was very disappointed. It had virtually no flavor, and she described it as "boring". She had to doctor it up with garlic spread provided with our bread. Our server had indicated AFTER the meal that the she and the staff have been trying to rid the dish from their menu for some time due to the lack of flavor. Our server indicated she's worked there for 25 years, so you would think that she would say something if she knew up front that the risotto was a poor choice. Or, at least comp us for the price due to the disappointment? For the price of the food, I would expect far better quality. I also think the Space Needle would have a better reputation if the food was par with the exceptional view. I suggest obtaining some culinary advice from Chef John Howie. On a positive note, the dessert was good, as was the wine. Sorry for the negative comments, but felt it is worth sharing. Thank you.
Our server Kandra was amazing...very acc ...
Our server Kandra was amazing...very accomodating, knowedgeable about the food, super friendly. My husband had the salmon with potatoes and he loved it. I had the crab melt and the bread was very hard and hurt my mouth. Overall it was a good experience.
I had the crab-shrimp louie and it was m ...
I had the crab-shrimp louie and it was marvelous. My sisters had the fish and chips. One ate half of her fish using some of the dips. The other doesn't dip and found that the fish was so dry she couldn't swallow it. Incredible waitress graciously didn't charge her for it. She was very efficient and friendly. I'd recommend this for a special romantic occasion but not for lunch. Too expensive for just a lunch.
We had a special occasion meal with fami ...
We had a special occasion meal with family, we felt like we were alone in that we couldn't really hear other conversations and didn't have to speak loudly to be heard, the view was fantastic, the food was very good and the service top of the line!
I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the ...
I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the view and how they coursed out the meal. A couple of issues I had were: 1) they didn't ask in the beginning of their service if we were there to celebrate anything - was this a special occasion etc. If they had, I would have told them my wife and I were celebrating our anniversary. So, I feel like that was a missed opportunity on both ends; 2) I had to ask for the complimentary bread they are supposed to implicitly bring out, that was kind of annoying; 3) the potatoes were not very good. You'd think for the price point they would at least have country style potatoes or something hearty, not little square potatoes you find in your jack in the box breakfast burrito. That all being said, our waiter was very pleasant, and, again, the views were stunning. Also, make sure you have your waiter take a good photo of you, don't rely on the the "professional photographer" that comes around with her camera. She was very ambivalent about her job and didn't add to the excitement factor - not trying to stage the photos or frame us. It was just us in the booth with a generic background and no indication were were 500 ft up in Seattle's iconic skyscraper!
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