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Tropea Ristorante Italiano

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8042 161st Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052-3807
425-867-1082
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Italian in Redmond

Intimate dining with nice wine list. Cream sauces are superb, as is tiramasu. Don't let strip mall location deter you from going.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Marjorie G
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Redmond, Washington
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Redmond, Washington
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Intimate dining with nice wine list. Cream sauces are superb, as is tiramasu. Don't let strip mall location deter you from going.

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Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

In town for business and this restaurant was recommended by hotel. It was an excellent suggestion! Three of us went and had lasagne, manicoti, and a risotto that was on special with seafood. All of us thought the food was incredibly good and authentic. It is a small restaurant but they get you in pretty quickly. The service was excellent.... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Easy to miss in small group of shops, but make the effort to visit. Service was excellent, and food was delicious, surprisingly large selection of main courses. You won't be sorry.

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Sammamish, Washington
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152 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went twice to Tropea during the last 3 months for dinner and while the food is overall still very decent, the place is not the same when Laurenzo is not there. We found the service less attentive, slower and with less attention to details. Hopefully this is just a temporary situation...

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Duvall, WA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Consistently good for years...we love to take folks here when they come for a visit. Great for couples and for groups!

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was rated the #1 restaurant in Trip Advisor so I thought we would try it. Good basic Italian food. It is small and intimate. Good for couples on a dark winter night. We were there in June so it never got dark. Wine list is almost exclusively Italian so I needed help. I know Barolos, Chiantis, and Barbesco just... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had dinner there after getting high recommendations from our B&B owner. The food was not out of the ordinary, service was ok. What rubbed us in the wrong way was the waiter who just didn't get our likes in wines and was trying to sell us a bottle for a deal ($50 instead of $60 for a bottle with... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've loved Tropea for many years. When I invited my Italian class to join me in 2013, and my teacher (who is from Modena) said that it was the best Italian food she had tasted in a long time, I knew I had made the right choice. We don't often make it the whole 2 miles to Tropea, but when... More 

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Redmond, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Tropea has been my favorite of all time. Every family celebratory event has been held at Tropea for the past 15 years. The food is pure, fresh, and testimony of fine Italian cuisine. Service is without equal. The seafood specials are exquisite. If you're lucky, you may find fresh homemade meatballs on the menu. Finally, don't miss the tiramisu which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food here is excellent and service is superb. Prices are very reasonable for Redmond. The menu is varied with many pasta and meat courses. Daily specials are posted on the wall.

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Additional Information about Tropea Ristorante Italiano

Address: 8042 161st Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052-3807
Phone Number: 425-867-1082
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8042 161st Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052-3807
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Redmond
  • Phone Number: 425-867-1082

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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