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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%
Travellers talk about
“canlis salad” (72 reviews)
“souffle” (33 reviews)
“tasting menu” (64 reviews)
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2576 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-2206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a joy. Excellent food, Drinks and service. On top of that an overwhelming view. Doen’t get any better

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent staff and beautiful service performed in an unobstrusive and gracious manner. Food is of excellent quality. Plenty of choices and pace between courses is perfect. Presentation is elegant and every course was enjoyable.

Thank wingsrcl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was at this restaurant for a private function, at the top floor. The venue is beautiful with breathtaking views of Seattle. The food was beautifully presented and the service was very good too. I would recommend this place for special events!

Thank coolfoodcool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked last minute from outside the US for a sizeable party and Canlis tried very hard to make it work on a night that suited us. The four course dinner was memorable and not unreasonably priced, the salad and soufflé lived up to expectations....More

Thank Jakarandah
AmyWCanlis, Reservations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your kind review! I'm so happy to hear that you had a great time. Please let me know if you ever need any assistance in the future. With warm regards, Amy Amy@Canlis.com C A N L I S 206-283-3313

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by without reservation to sit at bar in lounge. We have found if you show at time of doors opening, we can usually get a seat at the bar where you are allowed to order off the menu. Once again, it was a fabulous...More

Thank Tom B
AmyWCanlis, Reservations Manager at Canlis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Tom, I hope this finds you well. Thank you for your review, I will make sure that it makes it back to Jose & Greg. I hope we see you again soon. Please don't hesitate to reach out if I may be of assistance....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From valet to hostess to bar and restaurant staff, everyone exceeded our expectation. The bar is cozy, even with the live piano music (I must say the pianist's repertoire is beyond belief) the bar doesn't feel too "Vegas Lounge". Wonderful amuse bouche, excellent wine selection,...More

2  Thank Enjoys_Relaxing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, a shout out to Jose Castillo the bartender. We went there early for our reservations and planned to have a cocktail at the bar. Though the bar is smallish, the skills and passion of the Mr. Castillo is not. My partner ordered a...More

Thank scottderrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined at Canlis many times over the past 10 years, tonight was a new experience!! The view and staff are an 8 out of 10. Sorry some waitstaff are not 5 Star . The menu is simplified but the cost is $110 per...More

Thank Thehandsometraveler1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Canlis is a fantastic restaurant overlooking the city. From the outside it is understated. As you walk in, there's a beautiful stone fireplace welcoming you and windows everywhere. It is a cozy and romantic setting. The lounge area is a perfect place to enjoy a...More

Thank Traveling_NJ_Girl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spectacular views of Lake Union matched only by the impeccable service and really great food. Comprehensive wine list and knowledgeable but approachable sommelier make this a dinner to remember

Thank Malcolm T
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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
USD 85 - USD 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
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
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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