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Cutters Crabhouse

#57 of 3,051 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Soups, Seafood, Contemporary
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2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163 (Lenora)
+1 206-448-4884
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 09:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Wenatchee, Washington
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's been a couple years since we've eaten at Cutters so needless to say, the menu has changed. We were happy when our food arrived and it was as great as the last time we had eaten there. They have a good variety of seafood dishes and if you don't like seafood, they have other choices as well. And I... More 

Thank Cathy J
North Pole, Alaska (God's backyard)
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Clams, steamed, were very good. 1 pound in wine sauce. Freshly baked sourdough bread was served. The fish & chips were crunchy, only 3 pieces in the dinner selection served with coleslaw. The seafood kabobs were good but only 2 in the dinner portion served with mashed potatoes and baby broccoli floweretts.

Thank amyalaska
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice restaurant where everyone was friendly and the windows/scenery make it easy to enjoy the waterfront view. We started out with a couple of Old Cask Old Fashions - really good! I do like it when the bartender puts enough thought into their drinks to use the huge ice balls, a nice fancy touch. We ordered the calamari... More 

Thank Wright17s
Renton, Washington
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cutters is a nice place on the edge of Pike Market overlooking the waterfront. Most of the tables in the front of the restaurant are treated to views of the Sound and the waterfront. I personally like to watch the ferries come and go, and at sunset, that's a beautiful thing. I arrived a bit before my colleagues, so I... More 

Thank L0r1H
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my food here. I went to the bar and the bartender was on point. I ordered the crap cakes and they were spot on. I even went back the next day to get another order. So if you are in town stop by. the location was great and yes you have a great view.

Thank Max C
Halifax, Canada
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Was there for the happy hour. We had fried oysters, calamari, and steamed clams. Everything was excellent. Wasn't there for dinner so really can't comment on their crab cake etc but I am sure I missed something awesome.

Thank spago27
Astoria, New York
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142 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing about Cutters was that it was open on Christmas! It was busy, probably because there weren't many places open. For the high prices, I thought the food was going to be more special, but the dishes were actually pretty basic. The green salad is big, so it can be shared, but the steak dishes were almost boring.... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best service and the most delicious lunch! The full bar will gladly make anything you request. We had a pomegranate Moscow Mule. For a starter we enjoyed the best crab dip and for my entrée I had crab Mac and cheese. I could not believe how amazing it was! The crab was huge and the cheese was... More 

Thank roundthaworld
Management response:

Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad that you had such an excellent visit to Cutters. Come see us again, Rick Kelly General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prime rib from the holiday menu was great but the 12 oz option was $33! Clam chowder was $9 and was ok. Service was spectacular on Christmas day.

Thank Chris N
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been coming to Cutters for years, both for lunch and dinner. There have been some standby signature dishes on their menu for years that we didn't find on our trip today. The smoked salmon chowder was one of the menu items that has always attracted me to the restaurant, but it's been replaced with a Thai curry salmon soup.... More 

Thank RibbitRenton
Management response:

Thank you for very much for your comments. I am very sorry that you were not satisfied with some of the menu options, or the quality of the items you did have. I will follow-up on these today. I will also follow-up on your comments regarding items that have been deleted on the menu. Your type of feedback ensures that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
American, Soups, Seafood, Contemporary
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163
  • Public Transportation: Free Downtown Shuttle!
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-448-4884
One of Seattle’s proudest traditions is the Pike Place Market, right next door. The market thrives by providing the highest quality seasonal products indigenous to the Pacific Northwest. This allows Cutters--totally remodeled in April 2012--to be directly influenced by the unique nature of the market. Because of Cutters' ongoing commitment to incorporate only the finest seasonal Northwest ingredients in all menu offerings, we can truly say: “If it’s there, it’s here."

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