The Whale Wins

Modern American

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  • 2015 Best Cocktail Program
  • 2015 Best American
Overview

Renee Erickson’s (The Walrus & the Carpenter, Barnacle) Fremont restaurant, the Whale Wins, centers around rustic cuisine roasted in their wood-fired oven and served in a converted warehouse that is open and airy, decked out in the colors of the sea. House pickles and Matiz sardines on toast with curried tomato paste whet the appetite for mains like roasted half chicken with tonnato, toast and bread or butter-pickled rhubarb. Save room for a dessert of butter-roasted zucchini bread.

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ACCOLADES

  • Renee Erickson, Winner: James Beard Foundation Best Chef Northwest 2016
  • Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants 2016 - Seattle Met
  • Essential 38 Restaurants 2015 - Eater National

Menu for The Whale Wins

Dinner Menu

Pantry Plates

  • Spanish Gordal Olives
    $4.00
  • Sea Wolf & Columbia City Bakery Bread & Butter
    $4.00
  • House Made Pickles, Assorted
    $12.00
  • Dinah's Cheese with v smiley preserves pear quince conserve
    $8.00
  • Pantaleo Cheese with boat street's pickled cherries
    $9.00
  • Fermin Jamon Serrano Ham & Butter
    $14.00

Vegetable

  • Lettuces Salad herbs, pistachio, parmigiano reggiano
    $12.00
  • Parsnip apple, jicama, chervil, cilantro, nut vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Green Tomato Relish on Toast champagne mustard, graffton cheddar
    $11.00
  • Mung Bean Hummus roasted broccoli, feta, coconut
    $13.00
  • Cauliflower, Chickpeas caraway aioli, walnuts, radish, orange, marjoram
    $13.00
  • Roasted Carrot & Fennel Salad harissa, yogurt
    $14.00
  • Hedgehog Mushrooms swiss cheese, calabrian chili-citrus butter, seawolf rye
    $11.00

Fish & Shellfish

  • Matiz Sardines on Toast curried tomato paste, shaved fennel
    $12.00
  • Hama Hama Roasted Clams pumpkin curry cream, kale, leek
    Small $18.00
    Large $24.00

Meat & Poultry

  • Bratwurst bacon, sauerkraut, onion, red potatoes
    $12.00
  • Terrineof Pork & Serrano Ham grain mustard, currant & apple mustarda, crostini
    $18.00
  • Beef Tongue tarragon aioli, treviso, hazelnuts
    $14.00
  • Painted Hills Marrow Bones jacobsen salt, golden raisins, caper & pickled shallot relish
    $18.00
  • Roasted Half Chicken cabbage, spiced yogurt, red onion, seeds, pepitas
    $26.00
  • Painted Hills Côte De Boeuf sauce verte, potatoes, black trumpet tapenade
    32oz, Medium Rare, Serves 2-3 $70.00

Sweets

  • Butter Roasted Zucchini Bread crème fraiche
    $8.00
  • Roasted Medjool Dates sea salt, olive oil
    $6.00
  • Eton Mess lemon curd, citrus, meringue, pistachio
    $9.00
  • Rice Pudding, Pineapple
    $9.00

Wine Menu

Sparkling Wine

  • Jean Louis Denois, Brut Classique, Fr. Nv
    $9.00
    $41.00
  • Camille Braun, Cremant D'alsace, Brut Rose, Fr.
    $13.00
    $58.00
  • Pierre Peters, Cuvee De Reserve, Blanc De Blanc, Fr.
    $126.00
  • Moutard, Grande Cuvée, Brut Extra Champagne, Fr. 375ml
    $50.00
  • Marie Courtin, Resonance, Brut Extra Champagne, Fr.
    $105.00
  • Vouette & Sorbee, Saignee De Sorbee, Champagne Rose, Fr.
    $130.00

Rose Wine

  • Clos De Caveau, Vacqueyras, 'La Rose Du Clos', Fr. '13
    $9.00
    $38.00
  • Laughing Pig Rose, or '13
    $68.00
  • Clos Ste Magdeleine Cassis Rose, Fr. '13
    $95.00

White Wine

  • Nortico, Alvarinho, Pt '13
    $9.00
    $40.00
  • Selbach-Oster Riesling Kabinett, Gr. '11
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Giraudon, Borgogne Aligote, Fr. '13
    $10.00
    $40.00
  • Jonathan Dider Pabiot, Pouilly Fumé, Fr. '12
    $14.00
    $60.00
  • Chateau Fayau, Bordeaux, Fr. '12
    $8.00
    $36.00
  • Champalou, Vouvray Sec, Fr. '12
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Lionel Bussy, Vielles Vignes, Chablis, Fr. '11
    $14.00
    $60.00
  • Michel Guignier, Macon Villages Blanc, Fr. '12
    $11.00
    $50.00
  • Thierry Véron Cave De La Bouquette Sancerre, Fr, '13
    $58.00
  • Didier Dagueneau, Blanc Fume De Pouilly, Fr. '10
    $126.00
  • Pichler, Gruner Veltliner Smaragd, At. '12
    $95.00
  • Pierre Guillemot Savigny-Les-Beaune 'Dessus Les Gollardes' Fr '11
    $80.00
  • Albert Boxler, Grand Cru, Sommerberg, Riesling, Fr. '11
    $120.00
  • P. Matrot, Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru, Les Chaluneaux, Fr. '11
    $139.00

Red Wine

  • Marchesi Di Gresy, Langhe, Nebbiolo, It. '13
    $12.00
    $56.00
  • Daniel Bouland, Chiroubles, Fr. '12
    $10.00
    $44.00
  • Le Ragnaie, Chianti Colli Senesi, It. '12
    $10.00
    $44.00
  • Poggio Anima, Lilith, Primitivo, It. '12
    $8.00
    $34.00
  • Domaine Philemon, Gaillac, Croix D'azal, Fr. '12
    $9.00
    $38.00
  • Chateau Beauregard Ducasse, Graves, Fr. '10
    $9.00
    $38.00
  • Casanova Di Neri, Sant'antimo Rosso, Montalcino, It. '12
    $12.00
    $56.00
  • Domaine 'La Garrigue' La Romaine, Cotes Du Rhone, Fr '13
    $10.00
    $43.00
  • Vietti, Dolcetto D'alba, It. '12
    $11.00
    $50.00
  • Chateau Carignan, Bordeaux, Fr, '07
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Chateau Carignan, Bordeaux, Fr, '05
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Chateau Larose-Trintaudon, Haut Medoc, Fr, '09
    $12.00
    $55.00
  • Mas Des Bressades, Cabernet-Syrah, Fr. '12
    $12.00
    $56.00
  • Kelley Fox, Mirabai Pinot Noir, or '12
    $83.00
  • Domaine De La Biscarelle 'Les Anglaises' Chateauneuf Du Pape, '11
    $86.00
  • Lobo Hills, Syrah, Spilya Vineyard, Wa. '11
    $76.00
  • Clos Rougeard, Saumur Champigny, "Les Poyeux," Fr. '09
    $180.00
  • Domaine Tempier, Bandol, Fr. '11
    $96.00
  • Zézé De Labégorce, Margaux, Fr. '09
    $98.00
  • Domaine Leon Barral, Faugeres, Caliniere, Fr. '09
    $110.00
  • Domaine De Travallon, Alpilles, Cabernet-Syrah, Fr. '10
    $95.00

Specialty Cocktails

  • Marley's Tonic with your choice of vodka, gin or calvados
    $9.00
  • Zetter Martini bourbon barrel-aged big gin, sherry, lemon, anchovy olive
    $10.00
  • Hinterlander riktig aquavit, cocchi rosa, lemon, stone pine liqeuer
    $10.00
  • Trustee four roses bourbon, salers, kummel
    $10.00
  • Generalismo blanco tequila, cardamaro, sherry, bitters
    $10.00
  • The Layabout vodka, falernum, house apricot stone liqueur, lime, prosecco
    $10.00
  • Normandy Old Fashioned calvados, black tea syrup, bitters
    $10.00

Classic Cocktails

  • Today's Aperitif Cocktail a light, palate-opening blend of aromatized wines
    $8.00
  • Tipperary red breast whiskey, sweeth vermouth, genepy des alps
    $12.00
  • Old Pal rye, campari, dry vermouth
    $10.00
  • Rob Roy scotch, sweet vermouth, bitters
    $10.00
  • Bee's Knees navy strength gin, honey, grapefruit, lemon
    $10.00

Beer

  • Rainier, Tallboy Can, 16. 9oz
    $3.50
  • Bayreuther Helles Lager, 20oz
    $8.00
  • Hilliards Chrome Satan, 20oz
    $8.00
  • Fremont Brewery Interurban Ipa, 20oz.
    $8.00
  • Pfriem Belgian Dark Ale, 10oz
    $8.00

Cider

  • Snow Drift Cider Co. , Winter Red
    $6.00
    Pichet $15.00
  • Domaine Dupont Reserve, Fr. '12
    $45.00

Non-Alcoholic

  • Mountain Valley Sparkling Water
    $4.00
  • Rachels Ginger Beer
    $5.00
  • Marley's Tonic
    $6.00
  • Mexican Coke
    $3.00
  • Limonata
    $3.00
  • Stumptown French Press
    $7.00
  • Steven Smith Teas
    $5.00

Odds & Ends

  • A Boat, a Whale, and a Walrus Cookbook
    $40.00
  • Whale T-Shirt
    $20.00
  • Whale Tote
    $20.00
  • Sea Wolf Sourdough Bread
    $7.00
  • Sea Creatures Honey
    $13.00
  • Boat Street Pickles, Assorted
    $9.00

Happy Hour

  • $1 Off Cocktails, Draft Beer
  • $40 Moutard Grande Cuvée Brut Champagne!(375ml)
  • $7 Red Wine
  • $1 Off Toasts, Cheeses, Pickles

Dessert Wines

  • Bernard Boutinet, Pineau Des Charentes Blanc / Rouge
    $9.00
  • Vietti Cascinetta, Moscato D'asti Bottle
    $21.00
  • Domaine Beaumalric, Muscat Beaumes De Venise
    $9.00
  • Roumieu-Lacoste Sauternes 2009 Bottle
    $40.00
  • Porto Rocha 10 Year Tawny Port
    $10.00
  • Porto Kopke Colheita 1995 Port
    $12.00
  • Charleston Sercial Madeira
    $9.00
  • New York Malmsey Madeira
    $9.00
  • Chateau D'arlay Macvin Du Jura Rouge
    $10.00
  • Boroli Barolo Chinato
    $10.00

3506 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA 98103

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Details
  • Price Range: $$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Modern, Refined
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Foodies, Hot Spot, Meet For A Drink
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (206) 632-9425
  • Private Dining Room: No