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Cutters Crabhouse

#56 of 3,057 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163 (Lenora)
+1 206-448-4884
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11:00 - 21:30
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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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New England
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were hungry for crab and this was near Pike Place. We shared the Sampler that comes with three types: Alaskan King Crab Legs, Snow Crab Legs and Dungeness Crab. The last two were fine but the king crab legs, which come split lengthwise were dry, chalky, and tasted old. For $65 we had higher expectations. We'd advise staying away... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner of halibut. Lucky to have a window view table to watch the activities on the water. Service was very good. Delicious sour dough bread. We had 2 different people recommend this location

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town only for one night for business but knew I wanted some good seafood while in Seattle! It was close proximity to Pike Place Market so that was a bonus. Great service and I started out with the Lavender Cosmo. Delicious!!! I had three! I ordered the shrimp cocktail as an appetizer. I was disappointed as they... More 

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Spokane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We splurged and ordered the $35 mac and cheese with lobster and dungeness crab. It was large enough for 2 people to split and still feel full. The cheese was abundant and the dish had large pieces of lobster and crab. The dungeness crab dip for the appetizer was heavenly as well. We were seated by the window near the... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

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 

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North Pole, Alaska (God's backyard)
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 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.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

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 

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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

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.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 09:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2163
    (Lenora)
  • Public Transportation: Free Downtown Shuttle!
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-448-4884
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?