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sarabara79 Sep 8, 2011 03:59 PM

Heading to Seattle to celebrate my boyfriends 35th birthday! We LOVE Seattle and LOVE Seafood. Our favorite place to sit for hours on end in the afternoon is Elliott's... but I am also looking for new ideas.

I am looking for both places to eat oysters and drink white wine both during the day... and at night. I read about the Walrus and the Carpenter and Rays Boathouse- Also considering a day trip to the islands, or somewhere else fabulous to dine.

For the evening- steak and seafood, italian seafood, seafood. We like the Metropolitan, and how about Anchovies and Olives?

Planning to stay downtown, so walking or short taxi is ideal- though we would be willing to travel out of downtown for amazing food!

Thanks for any advice!!!

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    pusherman Sep 9, 2011 01:51 PM

    I'll add for your oyster / wine sipping pleasure -- make the short walk up the hill to Melrose Market (Melrose between Pike & Pine) for oysters and wine at the very pleasant Bar Ferdinand, and check out the market itself, which is nice. Could lead to a fun night out on Capitol Hill, home also to the great Italian restaurant Cascina Spinasse, who I think is tops in the city right now for Italian, and maybe 10-15 minutes further on from Melrose Market.

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    Cascina Spinasse
    1531 14th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

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      Lauren Sep 9, 2011 09:42 AM

      Anchovies and Olives is perfect for your Italian seafood and seafood desires. They also have oysters and white wine. And definitely go to The Walrus and the Carpenter.

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