Tavolàta is becoming a Seattle institution, which probably has to do with the fact that the people behind it know their way around a bag of semolina. Anything containing tomato or potato gnocchi automatically is our favorite dish here, but there are plenty of other options, too. Plus, the space works really well for fitting everyone you know.
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Cinque Terre is an Italian restaurant in South Lake Union that serves pasta and excellent Neapolitan pizza.
Is getting in line for pasta at 10:30am on a weekday crazy? Maybe. But this is what you have to do at Il Corvo in Pioneer Square, and it’s worth it.
Artusi is the bar version of Spinasse, the incredible full Italian restaurant next door. For cocktails and small plates, it doesn’t get much better.
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Tavolàta is the Italian spot in Belltown perfect for eating homemade pastas and cured meats with a date or friends.
Il Nido is an upscale Italian restaurant in West Seattle that specializes in homemade pasta and isn’t worth the hype.
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