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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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Today
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: Takeout
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Most recent review
Warm and welcoming

We decided to try Tropea for the first time on Valentine's day of all days. This popular restaurant has a wait on any Friday or Saturday, much less a holiday. So with an expected hour wait, we put our name in (they do not take reservations) and went for a walk around Redmond. We got in right... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
kimseystation
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Redmond, Washington
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Takeout
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We decided to try Tropea for the first time on Valentine's day of all days. This popular restaurant has a wait on any Friday or Saturday, much less a holiday. So with an expected hour wait, we put our name in (they do not take reservations) and went for a walk around Redmond. We got in right about at the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small unassuming restaurant in a strip mall...don't let the location deter you. Food is excellent. Frequently busy. No reservations. Nightly specials.

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Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Once you step inside Lorenzo's little storefront, you are suddenly in Italy! This is our "GO TO" Italian restaurant on the Eastside. The specials are wonderful or just good old spaghetti and meatballs. Great service and a good wine list make this place one of our faves!

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Incredible food. Worth the wait. Service was personable by all staff. Just because you wait doesn't mean they rush you through. While waiting for our hour, we visited with many locals that said it's worth the wait.

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Redmond
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We have been to this restaurant on many occasions. From other reviews which are totally accurate. No reservations, can be a long wait line, small room, dimly lit etc all very accurate. I have two wishes, well maybe three for this place. Improve the seating layout. Clean the place up a bit, I agree with the dust bunnies on the... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It's a small restaurant, but cozy. The waiters are friendly and nice. The owner was in the restaurant and went table to table checking if everything was in order. Although it was Thursday evening, I had to wait for 15 minutes for a table, but it worth it. The food is amazing! Quality and flavor are awesome. I ordered Vitella... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

The is the real deal if you are looking for Italian food. Spaghetti Pescatore- calamari, muscles and clams over pasta. The walls are covered with wine choices, literally.

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had difficulty finding this place, and so glad I did persevere. Wonderful smells greet you as you walk in, and the food does follows right along with it. A little on the spendy side but the pizza idoes not disappoint. We will be back!

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Bellevue, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our family fortunately happened to stumble across Tropea as we looked for a new restaurant to try. We were so lucky. Don't be put off with the strip mall location, it makes the wonderful surprise you find when you walk through the door even better. The friendly family approach to service, the extensive Italian menu, the generous portions, and the... More 

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Vancouver
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good quality food and generally friendly and prompt service. However, the overall experience is detracted by the dim lighting, plastic ferns and clutter. You get this feeling that if the lights were up the dust bunnies would scatter. So despite the quality of the food I and my wife will go elsewhere

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