10 Incredible Italian Restaurants in Seattle
With an area loaded in locally grown delicious ingredients and amazingly talented chefs, Seattle also happens to offer delicious Italian cuisine.
Famous for nature, coffee, big business, and hippies, people usually overlook the amazing cuisine available in the Seattle scene. With an area loaded in locally grown delicious ingredients and amazingly talented chefs, Seattle has an amazing food scene many people do not know about. Among the wide diverse range of restaurants available Seattle also happens to offer delicious Italian cuisine. Here are 10 of the Incredible Italian restaurants located in Seattle, Washington.
The Pink Door
Using family recipes, and local ingredients The Pink Door is definitely an incredible dining experience in Seattle. Menu options are revised quarterly to utilize the finest available ingredients. Delicious, mouthwatering Italian cuisine so perfectly seasoned that each bite leaves one hungry for more. The talented culinary staff, amazing wine list, and vibrant cabaret make the Pink Door a dining experience one will never forget.
Spinasse is a Seattle dining delight. An award winning and highly acclaimed establishment featuring Northern Italian cuisine and a quaint ambiance, Spinasse is a must have Italian dining experience. A diverse menu of hand made and local ingredients adds to an unforgettable meal. For a truly incredible Italian dish, the hand cut pasta with fried sage carries a worthy reputation. Pair with a delicious cocktail and an item from their mind boggling dessert selection for a perfect Italian meal.
The award winning Tulio Ristorante is considered a Seattle staple. Tulio offers northern Italian cuisine of simple and delicious ingredients for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Offering a diverse menu that includes traditional, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free cuisine the menu selection includes amazing dishes such as a rustic frittata, duck breast, linguine and clams or even orecchiette. For an incredible Italian meal check out Tulio Ristorante.
Serious Pie in Seattle is a pizza dining experience of epic proportions. With a focus on the ‘perfect crust’ and amazing toppings this pizza chain is the place to go for incredible pizza. The restaurants uses house cured meats and apple wood ovens on their quest to provide the perfect pizza. While at Serious Pie you can’t go wrong with the mushroom and truffle cheese pizza.
Another Italian cuisine icon in Seattle is Salumi’s. Not only does Salumi offer amazing sandwiches its story and ambiance are like none other. Salumi began as a meat curing business. This deli style location has evolved beyond selling just cured meats. The delicious meats can also be enjoyed in a high quality deli sandwich at amazing prices. You have to hurry though because Salumi’s amazing Italian sandwiches can only be picked up during lunch hours.
La Rustica is a family owned Italian restaurant that you must see while in Seattle. This husband and wife team have been serving delicious food and wine for years. With baked goods all being made right there in the restaurant, the Tiramisu is legendary. For incredible Italian cuisine with Pacific Northwest freshness make sure to try the Calamari in Umido.
If you are looking for a large menu and amazing ingredients make sure you make your way to That’s Amore Restaurant when in Seattle. A sure sign that you have discovered an Italian delight is when you find a menu with a neighborhood favorites section featuring items such as the marinated pork scaloppini, pizzaiola. True to its reputation, That’s Amore is a delicious local treat.
Bizarro Italian Café
Bizarro Italian Café provides the small, cool ambiance one envisions when they hear the word café. The café provides seasonal, local ingredients and perfectly seasoned recipes. For a truly unique dining experience the Bizzaro is worth every moment. Whether choosing the adventurous wild Elk dish or traditional gnocchi Bizarro Italian Café is unforgettable.
Another Seattle, Italian cuisine treat is the delightful Altura. Altura designs their daily menu around featuring fresh, local, ingredients. Delicious choices such as wild boar steak, pacific red sea urchin, and pumpkin risotto provide the opportunity to enjoy local items within the Seattle dining experience. An amazing menu and great wine list make Altura another incredible Italian restaurant.
Il Corvo Pasta
Il Corvo Pasta in Seattle is a must visit for every pasta lover out there. Featuring fresh, handmade pastas the menu items are made in traditional ways. Simply handcraft pastas rich in flavor paired with unique sauce combinations. The menu is an ever evolving process built upon delicious, quality, fresh ingredients. This is pasta worth telling your friends about.
An after thought
Seattle is beaming with amazing dining experiences. While exploring Seattle make sure to check out these 10 incredible Italian restaurants.
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