There are 1412 oyster bars in Seattle. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
You can’t come to Seattle without having fresh oysters, and if you’re lucky enough to live in the Emerald City, you should indulge as often as possible. Don’t miss out on the varied selections and incredible ambiances at these spots.
THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER
If you consider yourself to be an oyster connoisseur, then The Walrus and the Carpenter is the restaurant for you. Their menu is comprised of eight different oysters served on the half shell, all from either Washington or British Columbia—so you know they’re as fresh as it gets. The decor is chic and modern, and you can sit outside in the cool Seattle breeze.
We Love Their: Sea Nymph Oysters, Fried Oysters, Marinated Octopus, High Wind in Jamaica
TAYLOR SHELLFISH FARMS
If you want the freshest oysters possible at reasonable prices, then you’ve come to the right place. They serve six different kinds of oysters from the region, and the knowledgeable staff can tell you everything you need to know about them. Enjoy your freshly shucked oysters with a crisp glass of Chardonnay or a local microbrew.
We Love Their: Geoduck Sashimi, Totten Virginica Oysters, Pike Place Naughty Nellie Golden Ale
THE BROOKLYN SEAFOOD, STEAK & OYSTER HOUSE
The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House is an upscale, old-school restaurant, perfect for a business meeting or date night. The oyster menu changes with the seasons, dependent on what’s available at any given time, ensuring the freshest selection. The Happy Hour is excellent too, with $1.75 oysters and great prices on beer, wine, and their specialty cocktails.
We Love Their: Treasure Cove Oysters, Ribeye