WATERFRONT street food

Seafood dominates street food options along the waterfront.  The distance between Piers 54 and 70 is about one mile.  You can walk this whole, flat and open stretch without crossing a single street, so lace up and find the spot that stimulates your taste buds. Most places reviewed below offer easy parking in front for picking up; delivery service; online ordering; and outdoor seating. Thank you for supporting our local businesses! 


Ivar’s is a Seattle institution and one of its best known street food outlets.  It all started here at Pier 54 more than 70 years ago.  Fish, chips and chowder at Pier 54 are de rigueur.  Located next to the ferry terminal and Fire Station No. 5.  See Ivar’s Fish Bar website for details.

premier meat pies - PIER 54

Premier Meat Pies is a relative newcomer to the Seattle waterfront.  It has quickly gained a following for its flaky meat pies.  The recipes at this Pier 54 chophouse are tried and true.  See Premier Meat Pies’ website for details.

the frankfurter - pier 55

Sometimes only a hot dog will do.  The Frankfurter at Pier 55 has served up hundreds of thousands of dogs from this stand over the years.  Little known fact: some local restaurateurs can’t resist the cookies here for their balance of gooey and crispy, sweet and salty.  

starbucks - pier 55

Naturally, this Seattle coffee shop on Pier 55 requires no introduction.   Order at the window and enjoy the view!

WING DOME - pier 56

Can you guess the specialty at Wing Dome since 1994?  Wings have come to Seattle’s waterfront and they are delicious.  Well worth the trip!  Brought to y0u by the same team of leading hospitality professionals behind Elliott’s Oyster House (also on Pier 56).  See Wing Dome’s website for details.

Salmon and Seattle are synonymous, and the Salmon Cooker is synonymous with fresh seafood for the whole family!  Salmon, halibut, and cod from the northwest and Alaska are cooked in the traditional way, over a wood fire where you can see and smell it! Order right from the promenade and take in Seattle’s beautiful waterfront views with plenty of seating.  See the Salmom Cooker’s website for menu and hours.


Get your fix of Anthony’s straight from the sidewalk.  Open daily.  Insider tip… try the fish tacos!  Plenty of outdoor seating and some of Seattle’s best views. Parking validated. See Anthony’s website for details.

PUB 70 has replaced the former Paddy Coyne’s in this location on Seattle’s waterfront!    Open daily with shaded outdoor patio and inviting atmosphere.   Dog-friendly.  See PUB 70 website for details.

people talk

What are people saying about Seattle’s waterfront?

Great views of Puget Sound along with attractions like the Great Wheel and, further north, the orca mural. It was not busy when we visited in winter so it was quite relaxing, a welcome break from the busier, enclosed streets downtown.
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Very beautiful! Located on the water, the Seattle Waterfront is laid back and mostly peaceful place to visit. Ate dinner at a great seafood restaurant.
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