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Canlis Restaurant

2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206
+1 206-283-3313
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“canlis salad” (72 reviews)
“souffle” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (64 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to Canlis in a year. When we saw that it was a 4 course $115 prix fixe meal our hearts skipped a beat because we were celebrating the birthday of an elderly friend (and stage 4 cancer patient) who barely eats anything....More

Thank frogprince
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 25th anniversary at Canlis. It was marvelous. The experience is wonderful. The service was great and the food was out of this world. The experienced is choreographed from the moment you drive into the valet until the moment the valet closes the...More

Thank Trixon59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything and everyone was at their best! We loved every bite and the four of us tries a good variety off the menu. Steak tartar and the steak were our favorites but everything we tasted we would enjoy having agan.

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here tonight, and it was a good experience. The service and the location are terrific. Great views overlooking Seattle, and there were no issues with service...very attentive, and mostly, non-obtrusive. The food was beautifully presented, but lacked any sort of flavor enhancing seasonings...More

1  Thank obsequi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything reviewers say positively about the food and service was true for me when i visited in November for dinner (window seat). The Almost Perfect cocktail was delicious. Waiter was great with discussing wines and let me try one he saw I was intrigued by...More

1  Thank SLynnShops
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Canlis is a spot we selectively frequent for the extra extrodinary event; a big birthday, masters degree, wedding anniversary etc... tonight was the first time I’ve been since the chef left 2 years ago. A little “off” there was no “gift” To take home, no...More

Thank seastar87
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Nice please nice food wine and views but they still need to improve the service and the food recipes to get a Michelin star. Anyhow best place in Seattle . Nice piano environment. The place is beautiful and the taste great .

Thank Paloma B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were there as part of a private party in a private room so our menu was pre-selected, although we got some choice of entrees. The hor d'oeuvres were absolutely delicious, but not part of the regular dinner menu. I could not eat the signature...More

Thank paokano
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is one of the finest restaurants I have eaten at anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. It's been at the top for years, and to this day does NOT disappoint. The experience is managed with excellence down to the smallest of details- the dining room,...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is perched on a hillside overlooking Seattle. It is about a 15 minute drive from the downtown area. It has the feeling of being in a 1950s upscale supper club. Yet it has been renovated to look current. The nighttime use at our...More

Thank SonomaRichard
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Questions & Answers
Bev D
23 January 2017|
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Response from kmdani | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I were there last February. With tip the bill was $375 and we do not drink alcohol. However, let me stress that it was, and always is, WORTH EVERY SINGLE PENNY. This is not merely a great meal, it is an... More
10 September 2016|
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Response from TheHastyChef | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe age has anything to do with it. It's simply training/management. Staff can only care as much as the upper management does. What I DO find interesting is that Canlis seems to respond diligently to positive... More
13 July 2016|
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Response from AmyWCanlis | Property representative |
Hello Ezzy, Yes, you can order a-la-carte, but as the responses indicate above, it is worth trying the 3,4, and 7 course menus! We look forward to serving you soon, Brandi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$85 - US$125
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Magnolia / Queen Anne
  • Neighbourhood: Magnolia / Queen Anne
  • Phone Number: +1 206-283-3313
  • E-mail
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