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The Item is a site for Ivar's and Kidd Valley employees, managers, and trainers to share best practices, information, and feedback across our restaurants so that we can continue to provide the best dining experiences to our guests. Non-staff members are welcome to "like" this page, but we would like to invite you to join our external Ivar's or Kidd Valley page so that you can receive notices about special offers and events for our customers.

Local Burger Chain to Roll Out Retro Waterfront Restaurant

Local burger chain to roll out retro waterfront restaurant - Hey, that's us! Kidd Valley will open its seventh location this summer

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms at Ivar's, Kidd Valley, Alki Spud, and the Seafood, Soup & Sauce Company!

Here’s a quick dining primer for Rainiers baseball games, plus a look at new options at Cheney Stadium

Going to a Tacoma Rainiers' game this spring? Check out all the great food options, including Ivar's and Kidd Valley! The Rainiers baseball season is officially underway, and there are new dining options at Cheney Stadium that await you. Here’s a quick tour.

Congratulations to the team from SeaTac Ivar's for winning one of the 2017 Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, which is given to vendors whose environmental programs and initiatives help move the port toward the goal of becoming the cleanest, greenest most energy efficient port in North America.

Where to Eat at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Spring 2017

Where should you eat when traveling through SeaTac Airport? Ivar's, of course! Don’t fly hungry

Look who dropped in yesterday to deliver a sunny forecast to the team at Ivar's Salmon House Fish Bar!

Happy Easter to everyone at Ivar's, Kidd Valley, Alki Spud, and the Seafood, Soup & Sauce Company!

Mighty Ships: Northern Leader

Want to see some of the challenges of catching the cod we use at Ivar's? Check out this short clip of the Northern Leader crew working through a storm! Hang on tight as we set sail with longliner Northern Leader and her crew as they fish straight through a hurricane.

The Best Seafood Dives in Washington

Can you guess who's sitting at the top of Coastal Living's list of the top seafood dives in Washington? Among its salmon selections, this landmark extension of the 73-year-old Ivar’s seafood legacy serves only wild Pacific Northwest speciesno farmed varieties. The menu includes an array of other fine fish choices. Plus, there's that grand vista of passing scullers, kayakers, seaplanes, and waterfowl.…

Happy Ivar's birthday, everyone! And to all of you working at the Seafood Bars, Acres of Clams, Mukilteo Landing, and the Salmon House, here's hoping you all have a wonderfully busy day!

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