Elliott’s Seafood Café to Complete the Seattle Waterfront Experience with One-of-a-Kind Sidewalk Oyster Bar



SEATTLE – Consolidated Restaurants Inc. is bringing an innovative dining experience to the Seattle waterfront with Elliott’s Seafood Café. Designed as an energetic sidewalk oyster bar, the new Café offers a casual complement to Elliott’s Oyster House.
Opening this summer, Elliott’s Seafood Cafe will feature the outdoor oyster bar where guests can sit or stand, a full service bar with wine and cocktails, happy hour offerings and a menu of casual and fun seafood dishes with table service available all day.  There will also be take-out availability  and retail items for sale.

The restaurant’s  interior will feature copper and wood with a “warm pier look.” Outside, guests will also enjoy patio dining with a view of waterfront boating activity.

“Elliott’s Seafood Café brings a new look and culinary offering to the Seattle waterfront neighborhood. We’re especially eager to introduce the outside oyster bar, which we believe is a first of its kind in Seattle for guests to enjoy the freshest, local seafood at the peak of the season,” said Robert Spaulding, Executive Chef at Elliott’s Oyster House, who will oversee the Elliott’s Seafood Café kitchen as well.

A sample of menu items to be featured at Elliott’s Seafood Café include:

– A rotating selection of fresh Washington Oysters 
– Penn Cove | Calm Cove | Eld | Mystery Bay
– Horseradish, cocktail sauce, mignonette.  
– Fresh Shucked Clams | Cape Cod little neck.  
– Shellfish Ceviche I Bay scallops and shrimp, calamari, citrus marinade.  
– Surf and Turf Slider | Seared scallop, root beer braised beef, preserved lemon cream.  
– Halibut Tostadas  | Grilled halibut, avocado, pancetta, tomatillo salsa, flour tortilla.  
– Smoked Apple and Bacon Oysters  | House alder smoked apple, bacon and red onion.  
– Fried Oyster Wilted Spinach Salad | Yearling oysters, spinach, hot bacon-potato dressing, red onion, mushroom.  
– Seafood Salad Brioche Rolls | Dungeness and Jonah crab, bay scallops, Oregon shrimp, celery, onion, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, waffle cut fries. 

About Consolidated Restaurants Inc.
Founded in 1951 by Mr. David Cohn, Consolidated Restaurants Inc. has earned a national reputation for quality, service and community giving. Its landmark restaurants, Metropolitan Grill and Elliott’s Oyster House, are acclaimed dining destinations, enjoyed by generations of Seattle natives and visitors alike. At the same time, the company’s trio of fast casual restaurants—Steamer’s Seafood Café, Quincy’s and Wing Dome—has expanded to locations throughout the greater Seattle area. Consolidated Restaurants also operates The Zone, a pre-game event enjoyed by thousands of Husky fans during every University of Washington home football game. 


In 2011, Consolidated Restaurants celebrated 60 years as the premier restaurant group in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Cohn’s son, Ron, who took over the reins in the early 1980s, continues the tradition of operating Seattle’s landmark restaurants as well as honoring the company’s long-held commitment to the community. For more information, please visit http://www.consolidatedrestaurants.com.


Photo credit for the exterior and interior shots: Darren LaMarr/Elliott’s Oyster House
All other images: Elliott’s Oyster House

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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