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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” (76 reviews)
“souffle” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (62 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 yesterday

First of all, this is a fixed price, fixed menu four course meal. You aren't going to get out of the restaurant for under $300 per couple and more likely $400 if you have wine with the meal, after you pay the 20% service charge...More

Thank Bighorndon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We wanted to eat at some of the best rated restaurants on our US West coast road trip and found Canlis through the previous great ratings on Tripadvisor. Thus we confirmed our reservation when contacted with great anticipation. We were very surprised to then arrive...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great view and great food. The servers were a bit all over the place. Some were super friendly and some were super formal. All the food was good except for the main course of pork. It was rubbery, little dry and barely warm....More

Thank Trout-Tuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the view spectacular. The service was good but some of the servers were too formal and stuffy for me. I enjoy getting to know my servers and having a conversation. I liked that they explained the dishes to you. The...More

Thank elkmk1996
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family restaurant for nearly 70 years, an exquisite location with a beautiful view. Very attentive staff although they have the habit of dealing with people as if you’re there for a once a year special event when it’s not for us. Interesting menu which was...More

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant because it is one of the Relais & Châteaux restaurants and we never experience any disappointment in any of those restaurants. The location is not very convenience but I think nowhere is convenient in Seattle as it's public transportation is not...More

Thank Einac_Uhc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here with my husband for our anniversary dinner and we couldn't stop saying "WOW". What an amazing restaurant, everything from their ambiance, to service to the actual food is amazing. When we arrived, we were greeted by valet parking assistants who opened the...More

Thank lbeylina
AmyWCanlis, Reservations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so happy to hear that you had a great time on your anniversary. We look forward to seeing you again in August! With warm regards, Amy Amy@Canlis.com C A N L I S 206-283-3313

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a unique and wonderful experience! If this restaurant was in a larger city they would absolutely have a Michelin Star. We did the Chefs Tasting menu without even seeing it, preferring to be surprised with each course. Surprised is putting it mildly! Each...More

2  Thank Erin S
AmyWCanlis, Reservations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Erin, Thank you for sharing about your dining experience. It is truly always an honor to be compared to other Michelin star restaurants. We hope to see you again soon. Please don't hesitate to reach out if I may be of assistance in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having the opportunity to visit Seattle after a twenty year hiatus I was very much looking forward to trying this restaurant. I am so happy that we did! We requested a window seat and were treated to a beautiful view. The service was impeccable. We...More

Thank rss4649
AmyWCanlis, Reservations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! I will make sure that your praise makes it back to the rest of my team. We hope to see you again soon (hoping that it does not take 20 years). Please don't hesitate to reach out if I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to dinner at Canlis with my wife on her birthday and was not disappointed! This restaurant is not kind to your wallet but it's worth it for the overall experience. From start to finish, this was the best service I have ever received at...More

Thank Paul C
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Virginia G
1 June 2018|
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Response from L&JinVA | Reviewed this property |
Also, not sure. If they can't make a cake for the celebration (though they do have a pastry chef), you can ask if they might allow from a nearby bakery?
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$125 - 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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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