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Sitka & Spruce

#169 of 3,094 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Broadway / Capitol Hill
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1531 Melrose Ave, Ste. 6, Seattle, WA 98122-3762
+1 206-324-0662
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited for dinner following multiple recommendations of some well informed Seattlites. The location was beautiful. However, from, the start, the service was awkwardly hostile and waitresses surprisingly untrained in proper service. 1. When presenting dishes that contain unfamiliar ingredients, it is customary to have the waiter place the plate and then describe the content. "This is nettle, this is... More 

Thank TheVancouverites
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here. Be aware that the menu changes daily to take advantage of what's in season. Two of us shared a salad, steamed clams, root vegetables and quail. Each dish was meticulously prepared - wonderful combination of flavors and sauces. Plenty of food for two of us - enough to take some home. Dessert was superb... More 

Thank Mary P
Sydney, Australia
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412 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night in Washington State and so a trip downtown to try out the shared tables in front of the cooking fires at Sitka & Spruce. The atmosphere in what looked like a renovated industrial shed with a number of small bars and restaurants was buzzy and chic. The atmosphere was great with friendly staff who squeezed us in on... More 

Thank Robert W
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant at the last minute on our first night in Seattle - what a find! The menu - which we understand is changed regularly - is eclectic and all of our chosen dishes, from a charcuterie plate to leeks with smoked salmon and a lemon sauce, were both attractive and delicious. To this I would add... More 

Thank Adrian M
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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335 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Seattle, I took my two adult sons here for their birthdays. How can one spend $190 on food and a couple of cocktails and leave hungry? I enjoyed sitting at the Chef's table and the cocktails were excellent. The food is presented beautifully, which is their "thing." However, I prefer food that tastes at least... More 

Thank ReaderPat
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

That was the only con, the food was so good that ordered too much food. They are also lacking of local wines offer but I must say they have some other very good wines. The place is good to accommodate a couple as well as a large group. Open kitchen, wooden furnitures on an old style market. I want to... More 

Thank Angel S
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After seeing the positive reviews, I scheduled a business dinner at Sitka and Spruce. What a mistake! For starters, the restaurant is very small and noisy. And the food was a huge disappointment. We started with bread (average), olives (incredibly expensive and average), the charcuterie (average) and a salad (average). The nettles and pasta, and the dessert (a chocolate pot... More 

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Lake Stevens, Washington
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Several of my friends and I have been wanting to come here for a while and finally decided to come since my friends mom was visiting from out of town. We should have known when we saw there were only 2 other tables with people that it was not going to be such a great experience. I do have to... More 

Thank NW748
Munich, Germany
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96 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Sitka&Spruce for dinner with Friends. The venue is nice and the menu small but well selected. However, the staff was harshly and questions on the menu felt not robbe welcome. The served food was a pleasure. Mixed feelings in all.

Thank chsp01
Miami, United States
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is set in a converted warehouse with beautiful brick walls and large windows. It is behind some artisanal shops selling different foods. The menu is incredibly original and based on seasonal and local availability. It is a charming place that is appropriate for friends, couples and maybe families (older kids not little ones). This will be a new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1531 Melrose Ave, Ste. 6, Seattle, WA 98122-3762
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-324-0662

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?