Attending dinner at Canlis is an event that should be savored. Although they will accommodate walk-ins if possible, a reservation is strongly recommended. Also, to maintain the high-class atmosphere, a suit or sport coat may be required in order to partake in this fantastic dining experience. Don’t be deterred by the high expectations at Canlis; they are creating a dining experience in a class all its own. The staff’s attention to detail is precise, making a meal here feel like something really special. The design and decor of the restaurant is mid-century modern and at night, Lake Union and the sparkling lights of Seattle below create a backdrop dripping with elegant glamour.