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Battered white fish and chips

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Battered white fish and chips

I am looking for a fish and chip place similar to the English style in the downtown area. I do not want the cornmeal coating kind but a simple lite battered white fish. I understand there are several fish stands downtown, any better then others?

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1. Re: Battered white fish and chips

Again, tons of reviews: http://tinyurl.com/lyq968r

Ivar's is a "classic", been around for many years, I'm not saying it's the best, but pretty good (Ivar's Acres of Clams, his mantra, "Keep Clam")

Others will comment on your wish for light coating.

If you go to Alki Beach area, there are several on the main drag.

Edited: 16 May 2014, 14:17
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2. Re: Battered white fish and chips

The fish & chips at Elephant & Castle pub are quite good.

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3. Re: Battered white fish and chips

I can't think of anyplace that uses cornmeal. Besides Ivars, there is Anthony's Bell St (that would probably be my pick), Elliott's or the casual cafe attached to Elliott's.

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4. Re: Battered white fish and chips

I also can't think of when I've ever seen cornmeal breading here in Seattle.

I like the fish & chips at FX McCrorys in Pioneer Square.

I love Bell Street Diner (Anthony's) and am sure they'd do a decent job!

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5. Re: Battered white fish and chips

Go to Ivar's and sit on a picinic table overlooking the bay and listen to the sea gulls. Chuck.

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6. Re: Battered white fish and chips

Downtown I have typically gone to Ivar's (which is now a chain but the waterfront location is the flagship and it is kind of iconic for Seattle).

Fish Basket food truck has been getting some buzz.

http://fishbasketnw.com

They seem to be mostly in South Lake Union on Mondays and also typically Thursdays or Fridays.

There is also Jack's in Pike Place Market.

Edited: 17 May 2014, 01:04
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7. Re: Battered white fish and chips

The Owl and Thistle on the lower part of Post Alley has a good fish & chips special at happy hour.

Around here you'll find corn batter on clams and maybe salmon (though fried salmon is rare).

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8. Re: Battered white fish and chips

If you're feeling like venturing to Ballard, Chippy's just opened and should be quite good based on Ethan Stowell's other restaurants.

ethanstowellrestaurants.com/locations/…

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9. Re: Battered white fish and chips

Just ate at Chippy's (Ethan Stowell restaurant) and it was quite delicious. Some of the best Halibut and Chips I have had. No reservations but worth the wait!

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10. Re: Battered white fish and chips

Three casual places we like:

Anthony's Fish Bar if you are walking along the north end of the waterfront or go inside to the diner

Emmett Watson's Oyster Bar in Pike Place Market

Shanty Cafe on Elliott, lower Queen Anne Hill