There are 316 Italian restaurants in Seattle. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
Mamma Mia! From pasta to fish, meatballs to pizza, these places know how to cook a hearty Italian meal while conjuring up the romance of the country. Only Nona does it better!
Altura is the quintessence of elegance, intimacy, and fine dining. They offer a tasting menu, or you can design your own three-course meal. All ingredients are organic and locally sourced, and the team of expert sommeliers will help you pair a bottle or glass of wine with your meal.
We Love Their: Bone Marrow Roasted Beets, Braised Tripe and Oxtail Pappardelle
Cascina Spinasse is a rustic, cozy restaurant reminiscent of a trattoria that specializes in hearty dishes from northern Italy. Pastas are all handmade, and ingredients are sourced locally from artisans and farmers. The wine list is also extensive and hand-picked specifically to complement the dishes served.
We Love Their: Prosciutto with Apples, Ravioli di Agnello, Tajarin al Ragu
THE PINK DOOR
Just a block from the ocean, this romantic restaurant provides top-notch seafood dishes as well as superb Italian food. Sunday and Monday night live performances consist of a skilled aerialist as well as an international circus artist. Enjoy your meal outside on the terrace, or inside by candlelight at The Pink Door.
We Love Their: Lasagna Pink Door, Cioppino Pink Door, “Boobie Cake”