AQUA by El Gaucho

Seattle’s hidden jewel, gorgeous and warmly elegant, AQUA sparkles at the tip of Pier 70. Walls of glass showcase some of Seattle’s finest views of Elliott Bay, Magnolia Bluff and the Space Needle. Twitter: @AQUAbyElGaucho Blog: thegauchogridiron.com

Take in the view while sipping an AQUA Mojito on the sublime deck. The expansive outdoor deck is especially attractive on summer evenings, when spectacular sunsets await. Indoors, the spacious lounge and 85 ft. lighted wave bar is a showstopper in its own right.
Executive Chef Steve Cain has created a menu featuring fresh seafood preparations with a hint of nostalgia. Fresh daily selections of fish and 28-Day Dry-Aged Certified Angus Beef® Steaks are prepared on an open-pit charcoal grill in the exhibition kitchen. The Emerald City Volcano provides a fiery climax to an extraordinary evening of culinary delight and intelligent service orchestrated by General Manager Sivi Mennen.

AQUA by El Gaucho showcases the dinner-as-theatre philosophy and signature hospitality made famous by veteran Seattle restaurateur Paul Mackay.

There is a correct way to do almost everything.
Etiquette Tip # 6: A person should always be seated and rise from the right side of the back of the chair.

We are closed today through Jan. 8th for a bit of a remodel. Be sure to check us out after. Happy New Year!

It's New Year's Eve AND National Champagne Day? What a coincidence... Here's a toast to a joyous evening and the new year to come!

[12/31/16]   TAKE NOTE: Beginning tomorrow (Jan. 1), AQUA will be closed through Jan. 8 for a touch of a remodel. Be sure to check us out after!

New Year's Eve, a night notorious for flaky planners and last minute changes. It's too late to change your ways this year, but let's plan right in 2017.
ETIQUETTE TIP #5 - Be a thoughtful and appreciative guest. RSVP within 24 hours - PERIOD - end of story! #EtiquetteRevolution

Merry Christmas to all! We will be closed this evening so our staff can spend the holiday with loved ones.

This tip may be helpful to remember during the holiday season.
Etiquette Tip #4: Out to dinner? It is NOT imperative to eat everything on your plate. You should, however, always try something from every course. #EtiquetteRevolution

#TBT - Nina requested to try a new medium, and this pastel, Tango, features two prominent El Gaucho employees, Jenny Potter, a server for years at El Gaucho Seattle, and Nic Kassis, who served as General Manager. #Gaucho20

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Location

General Manager

Sivi Mennen

Culinary Team

Executive Chef Wesley Hood
Sous Chef Eric Ludwig

Attire

Dressy

Services

Catering Groups Outdoor Waiter

Specialties

Dinner

Price Range

$$$$

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Address


2801 Alaskan Way, Pier 70
Seattle, WA
98121

Opening Hours

Monday 4pm - 9pm
Tuesday 4pm - 9pm
Wednesday 4pm - 9pm
Thursday 4pm - 9pm
Friday 4pm - 9pm
Saturday 4pm - 9pm
Sunday 4pm - 9pm
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