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Italia Trattoria

144 South Cannon Street, Spokane, WA 99201
509 459-6000
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Ranked #2 of 770 Restaurants in Spokane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $36
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: In July of 2010, Chef Anna Vogel and Operations Manager Bethe Bowman opened Italia Trattoria, a lively, regionally inspired Italian restaurant in historic Browne’s Addition just west of downtown Spokane. Chef Anna’s commitment to cooking seasonally with the finest local produce and artisan products available from Italy and the Pacific Northwest has differentiated Italia Trattoria from any other restaurant in Spokane. The menu has an eclectic mix of house made pastas, meats and fresh fish, salads and soups, and breakfast dishes on weekends. Our menu changes seasonally while offering some of our house favorite dishes year around. The menu is complimented by a well-received wine list with a primary focus on Italian producers and some local Northwest wines. We offer a full service bar with hand crafted martinis, barrel aged cocktails, fresh squeezed juices, and the best espresso in town. Whether you are in the mood for our grilled rack of wild boar with sweet potato gnocchi, a house made squid ink fettuccine with spicy wild shrimp, our charred octopus salad, the best meatballs in town, or our city wide famous zeppole doughnuts or tiramisu, come dine with us.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: In July of 2010, Chef Anna Vogel and Operations Manager Bethe Bowman opened Italia Trattoria, a lively, regionally inspired Italian restaurant in historic Browne’s Addition just west of downtown Spokane. Chef Anna’s commitment to cooking seasonally with the finest local produce and artisan products available from Italy and the Pacific Northwest has differentiated Italia Trattoria from any other restaurant in Spokane. The menu has an eclectic mix of house made pastas, meats and fresh fish, salads and soups, and breakfast dishes on weekends. Our menu changes seasonally while offering some of our house favorite dishes year around. The menu is complimented by a well-received wine list with a primary focus on Italian producers and some local Northwest wines. We offer a full service bar with hand crafted martinis, barrel aged cocktails, fresh squeezed juices, and the best espresso in town. Whether you are in the mood for our grilled rack of wild boar with sweet potato gnocchi, a house made squid ink fettuccine with spicy wild shrimp, our charred octopus salad, the best meatballs in town, or our city wide famous zeppole doughnuts or tiramisu, come dine with us.
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Wellington, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

A sweet little local eatery. Very competent food, a nice ambience, professional staff, easy parking. Not fine dining but if you're expectations are pitched right you'll be more than happy. We were staying at a B&B round the corner in a suburban area and it's always nice to walk to a restaurant.

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Red Deer, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We tried this due to a Tripadvisor review - LOVED it! Great informal atmosphere - attentive service - and most important, genuinely delicious food! Not pretentious - but genuinely delicious food with intriguing ingredients.... will go back often I am sure!

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to Spokane for a visit and Italia was recommended to us. We went there and ended up eating there twice during our stay. I must be honest and say that I'm a foodie and this place lived up to everything everyone told me. It was incredible, the food, the chef, the servers, the atmosphere and the wine selection.... More

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BC Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Wow, we were really impressed. We have been on the road for a couple weeks, eating at good restaurants on Whidbey Island, Tacoma, and Chelan, and were staying just one night in Spokane in Browne's Addition. We were going to eat downtown and take in a movie, but decided to try the Italia Trattoria because it was so close. Myra... More

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Spokane
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love IT! We enjoy the food, the staff and especially speaking with the owners and chef at each visit. I haven't found a better Italian restaurant outside of Tuscany!

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Miloujones, Owner at Italia Trattoria, responded to this review

Thank you Carol for the shout out. We really enjoy your patronage. It is always a pleasure to visit with you and yours. Bethe and Anna More

Colbert, WA
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The flavors brought together in the salmon and the polenta lasagna were pretty amazing. The salmon was with potato slices, sweet corn and green beans, each with great flavor. The pesto sauce (because I ask them to avoid the cherry tomatoes seeds) was delightful. The wine list is small but a good variety. The dessert was superb. Our teramisu was... More

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West Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had the carpaccio, very tasty and sliced just the right thickness. The capers used were high quality, not salty at all. Our main dishes were the meat ball and spaghetti, and the lamb ragu. Obviously the tomatoes used to prepare the red sauce were ripe and aromatic, since the pasta was so delicious! The meat ball was very tasty,... More

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Torrevieja, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a very nice experience last night only because of trip advisor normally we would have walked past this restaurant the meal I had was the lamb pasta dish which was gorgeous.we had a bottle of Robert Karl red wine which was a local wine well worth a visit you must book

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent service high-quality fresh food fresh herbs wife had Pappardelle lamb ragu I had open faced rabbit raviolis, exquisite flavor also cold cucumber watermelon soup fantastic combo. Prosciutto do Parma (Roasted figs with prosciutto ham fresh basil) , super

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washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is a Spokane favorite we have been several times and are never disappointed. The fish of the day is always fresh and flavorful never over cooked!! The service is always great, the owner greats you at the door is a friendly wonderful place

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