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branzino

2429 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (Belltown)
206 728 5181
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Ranked #101 of 3,440 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Neighborhood: Belltown
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Wall Street
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English first
Seattle, Washington, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Very pleasant atmosphere. Noise level is quite acceptable for a private conversation. Wine list is rich but wines offered are quite expensive (Could not find a red below $39/bottle... A Barbera d'Asti that proved to be delicious). Good food (I personally recommend the pork chop with string beans with morrels -- outstanding). Portions are not large, but plenty sufficient, given... More

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Nevada City, CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Craving good Italian after a week's cruise, we had the good fortune to stumble into Branzino. Tiffany was delightful as our waiter, serving up a delicious wine- "final final" by Efeste, fresh house greens, incredible octopus - on puttanesca topped w basil salsa verde - and a thin crust pizza - salami, mushroom peach . Topped off with a yummy... More

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Dupont, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I recently spent a Tuesday evening here. I'm no expert in Italian food, (I wouldn't have been able to tell you what Branzino is), but I can say for certain that Branzino's has got it right. I had the gnocchi verde. The highlight for me was the cream sauce with wild mushroom. my wife had seared scallops... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our meal tonight was amazing. Appetizers were the house salad and the cheese plate. For dinner we had the Oven Roasted Branzino fish and it was amazing and filleted right at the table! We also got the Pappardelle Bolognese. I cannot even begin to describe how yummy this was, you just need to order it and experience it. It will... More

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MD
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The four of us met up with another couple and the staff managed to pull enough tables together so that we could eat outside. I appreciated their effort. The food was very good and those that had mixed drinks praised them as well. The location was close to the hotel El Gaucho, so that made it quite convenient for us.

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Tacoma, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The small restaurant comfort, the house wine, the entres, and the service are a\ways so good I look forward to my next opportunity to return. Sometimes solo and many time accompanied by one or several and never a disappointment. when in season the Beet Salad is the very best!

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Port Ludlow, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We had a $80 Groupon for a party of 4. It still was over $180 with 4 appetizers, 2 entrees, and 7 adult beverages (6 glasses of wine and 1 beer). We had a reservation for 5:45 on a Monday. There is no air conditioning nor ceiling fans so beware on the warmer days. The atmosphere in the daylight is... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have gone to Branzino a number of times and have the same experience. The octopus is the best in the city and the bartenders are consistently bad. Normally such inattentive bar service would drive me out of a restaurant never to return. But the octopus is so good I continue to return to my husbands downfall. He doesn't like... More

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Rochester, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We ended up changing plans and stopping by branzino when we found our other choices closed on Sunday. Was pleasantly surprised - our waiter was quite helpful, the atmosphere was cozy, and the food was delicious. My wife and I split the branzino, and sampled a few appetizers and small dishes. Typically you might end up with at least one... More

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Pacific Northwest
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171 reviews 171 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Found out about this restaurant through Groupon. Not too far of a walk from Pikes Place market. Service by the young waiter was attentive. Food was great. Recommend - kids loved the house pizza and the spicy pizza - burrata (must try!) - pappardella bolognese (solid) - grilled pork chops (must try!) - roasted chicken (must try!) - gnocchi (delish!)... More

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Additional Information about branzino

Address: 2429 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
Phone Number: 206 728 5181
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 45
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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