You might be looking at the photo here saying, “OK, you guys are liars - this is The 100 Pound Clam”. And you’re right. But at 3pm, the same Lake Union patio space becomes part of their sister spot, The White Swan Public House. Sit on a big picnic table overlooking the water and grab some chowder, fish and chips, brussels sprouts caesars, crab mac and cheese, and fresh oysters.
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Seattle’s surrounded by water. Here’s where to hang out (and eat some good food) near it.
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