Fare: Seafood & Steaks
Food Quality: Committed to using locally caught seafood to supplement their more exotic fresh imported catches from Alaska, Hawaii, and the northwest. They also use local farm to table fresh products and ingredients.
Service: Friendly, professional, attentive
Decor: Attractive with dark woods, shiny brass, beveled glass, and attractive color schemes.
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: High during peak hours
Dress: Upscale Casual
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy good seafood with an upscale, trendy ambiance.
Not Recommended For: Diners who may prefer basic seafood dishes with lower prices in a more casual family setting.
Recommended dishes: When available, Cajun Dusted Rare Yellow-fin Tuna; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Sun-Dried Tomato Orzo and Sauteed Spinach; and the Steak Filet.
Liquor: Extensive wine list, specialty cocktails. Bar scene is vibrant.
McCormick and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant is a high-end national chain. This is a good choice to celebrate a special occasion or for a romantic dinner.
The ambiance is upscale, and the decor is attractive with dark woods, shiny brass, beveled glass, and attractive color schemes.
While seafood is their featured cuisine, they also have a good variety of aged steaks, and poultry dishes. They also have a Raw Bar and Sushi dishes.
McCormick & Schmick's is committed to using locally caught seafood to supplement their more exotic fresh imported catches from Alaska, Hawaii, and the northwest. They also use local farm to table fresh products and ingredients.
Their menu is seasonal and printed twice daily. Desserts are made on the premises.
During the busy Friday and Saturday evenings the noise can get to a high level, for a table with quiet conversation, ask for a private booth.
They can accommodate private parties in a separate dining room for up to 120 people for business and social events.
McCormick and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant is open on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day
Updated October 2023
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