7 places to get perfectly crispy fish and chips in Seattle

Mar 16 2021, 3:43 pm

Whether it’s the dead of winter or the middle of summer, a solid fish and chips dish is never out of season.

Crispy-battered on the outside, juicy on the inside, and a side of delicious tartar sauce — who could resist that winning combo?

Here are some awesome places to order killer fish and chips for takeout and delivery in Seattle:

Emerald City Fish and Chips

Those looking for seafood and fries can pick between Alaskan cod, catfish, salmon, halibut, oysters, prawns, crab puppies, and clam strips. The restaurant also serves up tasty chicken and chips, as well as various sandwiches including a shrimp po’boy, catfish po’boy, cod burger, and more.

Location: 3756 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle
Phone: 206-760-3474
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Alki Spud Fish and Chips


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Since 1935, Alki Spud Fish and Chips has been serving up battered fish and chips to the masses on Alki Beach. If you’re looking for a view as well as tasty fresh fish and chips, Alki is the spot for you.

Location: 2666 Alki Avenue SW, Seattle
Phone: 206-938-0606

The Salmon Cooker

The Salmon Cooker is all about fish. Pick between Alaskan pollock, smoked halibut, king salmon, cod, calamari steak, smoked salmon, and prawn fish and chips.

Location: 1201 Alaskan Way, Seattle
Phone: 206-602-1811
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Although Macleod’s Scottish Pub is, well, a pub, they produce wonderful fish and chips. So good, that the long name of the spot is Macleod’s Fish and Chips.

Location: 5200 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Phone: 206-687-7115
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Ballard Brothers Seafood and Burgers


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What was once a high-quality Seattle festival and street fair food vendor has now become one of Seattle’s favorite deep-fried seafood spots. For over 17 years, the restaurant has kept Ballard happy and well-fed.

Location: 5305 15th Avenue NW, Seattle
Phone: 206-784-4440

Jack’s Fish Spot


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At Jack’s Fish Spot, pick between three and five-piece fish and chips. All of their fish and chips are prepared in a light tempura with Panko batter and include house-made chips, tartar sauce, and ketchup.

Location: Pike Place Market
Phone: 206-467-0514
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Bait Shop


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What better spot to buy fish and chips than a restaurant called Bait Shop. Enjoy beer-battered cod with house-cut fries and possibly even add on some chicken wings or deviled eggs as a side.

Location: 606 Broadway E, Seattle
Phone: 206-420-8742
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