Chinook’s: a tucked-away Seattle gem

A coworker who had lived in Washington state recommended my wife and I try a restaurant called Chinook’s while we were there. It’s away from the touristy downtown area of Seattle, but was easily reachable by car and proved a fun night out eating among the Seattle locals.

The place is massive and on the water, as so many restaurants seem to be in Seattle. It’s located at a place called the Fishermen’s Terminal so you can eat and look out the windows at real fishing boats.

Chocolate cake at Chinook's
This was an amazing dessrt, chocolate cake covered with ice cream and chocolate sauce. Wow!

I had salmon, as usual on this trip, and enjoyed it. But the real treat here was the unexpected dessert. I say unexpected because I was trying to maintain my low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet on this vacation and was succeeding, mostly, until our night at Chinook’s.

Our server broke some wine glasses at a nearby table and so needed to clean that up, delaying our service a bit. Once he did come over, he immediately apologized for the delay and said we would be receiving a free dessert to compensate for the delay. I found that really thoughtful, especially since we hadn’t even complained about the wait.

So we ordered the chocolate cake, something I love but have rarely had since my surgery. It came covered in a thick slab of ice cream with chocolate sauce. It was heaven on earth for me. To those people who think I will lose my taste for chocolate from not eating it, I say you’re barking up the wrong tree. This tasted better than I remembered any chocolate cake tasting. The one slice was plenty for my wife and I to share, although truth be told I could have downed the whole thing.

Chinook's in Seattle
Chinook’s in Seattle
I had a wonderful salmon plate at Chinook's.
I had a wonderful salmon plate at Chinook’s.
My wife had a delicious halibut plate at Chinook's.
My wife had a delicious halibut plate at Chinook’s.

Thanks Chinook’s for some great food and especially thoughtful service.
John

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