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All 86 Port Townsend Restaurants

Lanza's Ristorante

1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
360-379-1900
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Ranked #24 of 86 Restaurants in Port Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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San Jose
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is how Italian food should taste. Ate here on a Thursday night with my husband. Comfortable seating with excellent ambiance, great service, and yes, try the desserts. Reasonably priced.

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Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Celebrating our 35th anniversary, we were pleased to get a reservation to finner. (Note: reservations are by phone only, day of only, and taken beginning a 3pm only). This was our second visit and we loved it again. Decor, lighting, service and, food made our evening. Unfortunately, American patrons are too loud in intimate restaurants such as this and we... More 

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Washington, Utah
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I have eaten at Lanza's literally dozens of times by now. We can count on the food to always be served cooked to order, fresh and clean-tasting, and served with a big smile. The items I've tried include my favorite, chicken piccata, plated with generous portions of fork-tender, juicy chicken breast and a lively lemon-caper sauce that... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

First time I ate here I swore I would never go back, but foolishly I did and it was no better. This restaurant is the epitome of America's misconception of what an Italian restaurant should be like. Plates of pasta swimming in far too much sauce, most of it of the thin, sweet tomato variety. Dress it all up in... More 

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allyouneedislove123, Owner at Lanza's Ristorante, responded to this review

I must defend this review. It seems like you sat down on your computer and wrote the bulk of your reviews. You visited our restaurant in March, and now we are getting this in October? Each dish is made to order and if I could guess, the only thin sweet sauce is our chicken marsala. Most dishes made with the... More 

Pasadena
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is one of the prettiest and most charming rooms in the local restaurant scene -- and that is saying something in this region of "foodie" heaven. The decor and lighting are romantic and intimate, and the menu, though limited, offers most of the classics. My husband and I shared two nice pastas and salads and enjoyed our dinner before... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We took out of town family to Lanza's and we all raved about it. The food was fresh and delicious. The portions were generous. The price was reasonable. The service was great. I have to go back again, because the Chicken Bolognese my nephew ordered was so delicious I want to have that. The restaurant was really busy, we were... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Had not eaten there in a while. The menu was smaller but had many of the good items on it. They stopped giving an antipasto plate for an appetizer free with the meal. The food was good and certainly nicely presented.

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Portland Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The place is nice - nice colors, nice smells, nice wine list and nice menu. Food tasted good too. My wife had a chicken dish, I had shrimp. Price was ok - about typical of Seattle prices (which seems a bit expensive for Pt. Townsend). The service was the worst. I mean bad! The service started out great, but once... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had some of the best warm garlic rolls I've ever tasted and outstanding minestrone, followed by delicious pasta meals and lemon cheesecake. The setting is appealing and the service friendly and efficient. We were happy that our Ravenscroft owner Dave highly recommended Lanza's.

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Port Ludlow, Washington
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107 reviews 107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We've eaten at Lanza's often - this time we were there for the Calabrian Salad and Pizza. As usual, the service was impeccable, the atmosphere warm and welcoming and the food excellent. THe not too thin pizza crust was perfect, slightly crunchy but chewed, the cheese and the add ons (kalamata olives, fresh tomatoes, and peppers) were perfect. The Calabrian... More 

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Additional Information about Lanza's Ristorante

Address: 1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
Phone Number: 360-379-1900
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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