Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Belltown & Seattle Center

Tavolàta

Owned by top Seattle chef Ethan Stowell, Tavolàta is a dinner-only, Italian-inspired eatery emphasizing homemade pasta dishes. Keeping things simple with venison-stuffed ravioli and linguine nero (clams with black p…
Italian in Belltown & Seattle Center

Barolo Ristorante

An upscale Italian place named after one of Italy’s finest vinos, Barolo provides a good excuse to taste the deep, powerful ‘king of wines’ or – if your budget won’t stretch that far – a supporting cast of half a do…
Italian in Queen Anne & Lake Union

How to Cook a Wolf

Despite its scary name, the Ethan Stowell–run HTCAW has nothing to do with roasting wild fauna over your campfire. Rather the name is poached from a book written by MFK Fisher during wartime rationing about how to m…
Italian in Pioneer Square, International District & SoDo

Il Corvo Pasta

A unique hole-in-the-wall, pasta-only place with limited seating and a high turnover of office workers on their lunch breaks. Join the perennial queue, order one of three daily pastas with sauces and grab a seat (if…
Italian in The CD, Madrona & Madison Park

Vendemmia

Sometimes it feels as if Seattle has got as many upscale Italian restaurants as Turin, all of them peddling the same modern Italian American staples: handmade pasta, one-page menus and heavily plugged local greens t…
Italian in Downtown, Pike Place & Waterfront

LoPriore Bros. Pasta Bar

Often hidden behind a queue for the riotously popular Pike Place Chowder, this theatrical sales counter is manned by a couple of wise-cracking Italian Americans who wouldn’t look out of place in an early-career Scor…
Italian in Capitol Hill & First Hill

Cascina Spinasse

Successfully re-creating the feel of an Italian trattoria, Spinasse specializes in the cuisine of northern Italy's Piedmont region. This means dishes like agnolotti (veal-stuffed pasta pockets) in beef broth, veal i…
Italian in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Serafina

This lovely neighborhood Italian restaurant in Eastlake specializes in regional Tuscan-style cooking, with simply prepared meat and fish, as well as pastas that can be ordered as a first or main course. A gorgeous l…
Italian in Downtown, Pike Place & Waterfront

Pink Door Ristorante

A restaurant like no other, the Pink Door is probably the only place in the US (the world?) where you can enjoy fabulous linguine alle vongole (pasta with clams and pancetta) and other Italian favorites while watchi…
Italian in Seattle

Bar del Corso

Bar del Corso used to be a secret shared only between locals or those in the know, but as Beacon Hill has taken on more and more residents and businesses, word of the restaurant's wood-fired pizzas has spread. Expec…