El Gaucho, AQUA by El Gaucho, Miller’s Guild and Aerlume

A show-stopping stage for your meeting or event, framed by the sophisticated style of Seattle’s most elegant restaurants. With abundant meeting spaces and private dining options, create the ideal atmosphere whether planning a company meeting for twenty, or a black-tie gala for 500. The toughest choice: the swank, nostalgic sophistication of El Gaucho, the glistening waterfront ambience of AQUA, the live fire craft cooking of Miller’s Guild or the sweeping Puget Sound view of Aerlume.

Dining for the Inn at El Gaucho

El Gaucho Seattle

Located onsite at The Inn at El Gaucho!
El Gaucho is the Northwest’s steakhouse legacy, offering an unforgettable experience that blends impeccable service and exceptional quality. Our team of talented chefs and dedicated staff provide old school, tableside service for people celebrating their lives. Each ritual, from the tableside preparations to the fire-dancing desserts, is part of our nod to the past and our vision for how fine dining should remain. Our menu features fresh seafood selections and 28-Day Dry-Aged Niman Ranch All-Natural Certified Angus Beef® Brand Prime steaks and custom aged Certified Angus Beef® Brand – all prepared on an open bed of glowing coals in our open exhibition-style kitchen.

  • General Manager: Jacob Lawrence

  • Executive Chef: Jonathan Garcia
  • Live Music: Paul Richardson Tuesday–Thursday 6pm. Cara Sandhal Friday–Saturday 6pm. Eric Verline Sunday & Monday 6pm. Josephine Howell Sunday 7pm.

  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday: Lounge 4-10pm; Dinner Service begins at 5pm. Friday-Saturday: Lounge 4pm-12am; Dinner Service begins at 5pm. Valet parking available.
  • Happy Hour (Bar only. Not available on holidays): Sunday-Monday: All night; Tuesday-Thursday: 4-7pm & 9pm-close; Friday: 4-7pm & 10pm-close; Saturday: 4-5pm & 10pm-close.


AQUA by El Gaucho

Enjoy free shuttle service from The Inn at El Gaucho!
Seattle’s quintessential waterfront fine-dining experience less than half a mile from The Inn at El Gaucho. Named Gayot’s Top Ten Seafood Restaurants in America in 2012, and awarded The Washington State Wine Commission’s 2015 Restaurant of the Year, AQUA by El Gaucho sparkles at the tip of Pier 70, offering one of Seattle’s finest vistas. Walls of glass showcase the panoramic view of Elliott Bay, and the expansive outdoor deck is especially attractive on summer evenings. Indoors, the spacious lounge and lighted serpentine bar is a showstopper in its own right. AQUA by El Gaucho showcases the dinner-as-theatre philosophy and signature hospitality of El Gaucho.


Miller’s Guild

Live Fire Craft Cooking and Cocktails
The vibrancy of Miller’s Guild and its craft cooking is anchored by its nine-foot-long, custom live-fired Infierno grill. James Beard Award-winning chef and proprietor Jason Wilson creates a menu showcasing extended dry-aged beef, inspired vegetables, the freshest fish and seafood, rustic baked goods and accompanying craft cocktails made with spirits house-finished in oak casks. Chef Jason applies the use of live fire, ash cooking, warm coals and smoking to the region’s best ingredients and serves them simply, in a vibrant and timeless setting. Located in the historic Hotel Max, Miller’s Guild represents a unique approach to craft cooking and cocktails for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Executive Chef: Jason Wilson

  • Chef de Cuisine: Kirin Chun

  • Hours: Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Monday–Friday 7am–11pm; Saturday & Sunday 8am–11pm; Happy Hour: Daily 3-6pm, 9-11pm; Bar open until midnight



Honor • Revel • Gather • Preserve
Perched on the hillside above Elliott Bay and steps from Pike Place Market, Aerlume shines with air, light and sweeping views of the sound and sky. Inspired by deeply-rooted connections with local farmers and providers, the menu delights with the pure flavors found in the seasonal bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Aerlume opens to a sweeping Puget Sound view and includes live fire elements to welcome and warm the space, including a dramatic indoor fire table which invites guests to gather around. The restaurant is the first independent project from Fire & Vine Hospitality, led by CEO Chad Mackay and James Beard Award-winning chef Jason Wilson. Open at 11:30 every day – offering Lunch, Dinner and Happy Hour daily.

  • General Manager: Stephanie Storvik

  • Executive Chef: Maggie Trujillo

  • Hours: Serving Lunch, Happy Hour & Dinner
    Open 7 days a week. Lunch: 11:30am; Happy Hour: 3-6pm; Dinner: 4-10pm


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