Our Story

We're a neighborhood burger joint with a 20-year tradition.

Nestled in the heart of Seattle’s Eastlake neighborhood, Otter Bar & Burger continues a 20-year tradition of being a community & neighborhood meeting place for longtime residents, new urban dwellers, families & the weekday workforce into a friendly oasis.

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Local Ownership.

Longtime Seattleite restaurant owner and operator, David de Varona, is thrilled to add Otter Bar & Burger to his already local and popular existing brands. David brought his restaurant and food talents to WA in 1970, partnering with several top full-service

Food Savvy General Management.

Zephyr Paquette has over 30 years in the restaurant business, 17 of those right here in Seattle. While honing her craft as a chef, she has ventured into some fine restaurant houses, built her own place and cooked at outdoor events serving hundreds of patrons. Lucky Otters!

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Connect with the past in a casual setting.

Feeling nostalgic? The eclectic chandeliers, dark wood booths and bar furniture were salvaged from the old Louisa's. Visit Us