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Anchovies and Olives

) #370 of 3,254 Restaurants in Seattle ££ - £££ Italian, Seafood
1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
+1 206-838-8080
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“bigoli” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
££ - £££
1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is delightful. We had a 7 PM reservation and there weren't too many people at that time, but folks continued to show up the whole time we were there. The service is great (loved our waitress, Emily), and the food and wine are...More

Thank Janette A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific happy hour value. We got a corner table surrounded by open windows, and then ordered a slew of small plates on the happy hour menu, which is extensive - and includes good-sized servings of pasta.

Thank RPK16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for our first dinner in Seattle on a multi-day visit. We enjoyed several small plates and a bottle of wine. Each item was delicious (we ordered a mix of fish and vegetable dishes) and the wine selection was a good match with each....More

Thank kbs2001
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We went here again. Still lovely ambiance. Grabbed seats at the bar. Ordered oysters and hamachi. We have to comment we like the changes made - less spicy (thank goodness). we like that the oysters have the 'seasoning' on the side so you can choose...More

Thank Ready2Travl2
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Service was good. Food and oysters were tasty. Ambiance was so so not good enough for the price of food. Should have listened to the inn keeper who was hesitant to recommend this place. With 3100 eateries in Seattle, this one is in the middle....More

Thank dickaloo
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have eaten previously at How to Cook a Wolf which is the same ownership and just loved that. However, Anchovies and Olives food wasn't at the same level. We did enjoy the focaccia with a nice anchovy taste and all liked the small plate...More

Thank PerthExplorer18
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We made a reservation via Open Table, and when we arrived, we where seated in a table in a dark corner, right near the door. It was freezing (it has been unusually cold in Seattle). We asked to be moved, but there were no open...More

Thank AASeattleFlyer
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We did an "early bird" thing to avoid the crowd (we just wanted to do something low key that day, dinner and movies thing). Big surprise it was raining, but we got lucky with our parking 2 blocks away. This place was easy to find....More

Thank Ready2Travl2
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Dining at Anchovies and Olives reminds us that a pleasant neighborhood setting, competent service, and creative food makes a very very good restaurant. The Anchovies and Olives menu is well suited to sharing. The Ethan Stowell restaurant specializes in Italian seafood dishes served on small...More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is my neighborhood go to restaurant. Staff is always pleasant and helpful and I have never had a bad meal. Last night went with a friend to celebrate my b'day. After one glass of wine the waitress asked if she'd like another. My friend...More

Thank FormAndSubstance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 15th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4008
    (15th & Pine)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-838-8080
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Anchovies and Olives is our Italian seafood restaurant, having been honored by GQ and Bon Appetit as one of the Top 10 Best New Restaurants of 2010. The menu offers a selection of crudo, oysters, and seafood centered appetizers, pastas, and entrees.
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