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Paolo's Italian Restaurant

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23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314 (240th)
253-850-2233
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Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I will be back and bring others with me...

Had driven by this restaurant often and always intended to try it...finally got the chance with a group of friends for lunch. So good! I had the roasted vegetable pizza/salad combo and I could eat thatevery day. They make it all fresh themselves. there were a dozen of us and the service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
skclazysusan
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seattle
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Tacoma, Washington
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I'm not a snob when it comes to Italian cuisine. I've enjoyed some pretty excellent Italian lunches and dinners in Italy, Germany and the USA over the past 50-plus years. When friends suggested we gather at Paolo's recently, they all raved about its amazing food, so I was prepared to expect something special. I was disappointed. I can understand why... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We have been dining at Paolo's for years. We have also attended MANY of Paul's cooking classes. He doesn't keep any tricks to himself. Shares them all. Watch fb for the next class and sign up! They always fill up! You watch him prepare the dish then every single person gets to make their own. Very fun and delicious! You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food was absolutely wonderful and the help was fantastic. Everything exceeded our expectations. We loved it.

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Kent, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We love to sit at the counter to eat--there are plenty of tables, but at the counter you can watch the cooking action. Friendly staff, delicious food. Order the lemon cheesecake for dessert!

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seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had driven by this restaurant often and always intended to try it...finally got the chance with a group of friends for lunch. So good! I had the roasted vegetable pizza/salad combo and I could eat thatevery day. They make it all fresh themselves. there were a dozen of us and the service was very good. Everyone really liked whatever they... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Love this place. Wednesday night is half price Washington Wines. Service is also very good and the meals are very reasonable priced. Enjoy!

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Bellevue, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We go to Paolo's every time we think of Italian food. It is not your typical spaghetti and lasagna kind of place. It is small and intimate; the colors and decor make you feel like you are in an Italian cafe. Chef Paul learned to cook in Italy, and he has developed a unique menu with a variety of meat,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always love going to Paolo's. Food here is the best and the wait staff is super friendly. They have a good selection of wines as well.

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Great Mills, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I Love this restaurant- having been going there for 20 years whenever I was in town from Alaska- Used to be twice a year The gnocchi in the pink sauce is the best ever!!! (Tomato cream sauce.) Several years the pink sauce wasn't on the menu but we could still order it. Service is wonderful- and all the food is... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon Paolo's after a long day and were greeted by a gracious staff, delicious food, and cozy ambiance. Our waitress was attentive and informative. I ordered the Tortellini Gorgonzola and it was delicious. The portions are filling but you don't feel uncomfortably stuffed at the end of your meal. There also is delicious array of desserts served as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314
    (240th)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: 253-850-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?