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branzino

#414 of 3,118 Restaurants in Seattle
#486 of 3,648 Places to Eat in Seattle
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2429 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (Wall Street)
206 728 5181
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A pleasant surprise.

We arrived at our motel around 8:00 pm and asked for a good near by place to eat. Branzino was suggested so we went there. I can't remember what my wife ordered, I think some kind of a salad, but I ordered a pasta dish that had some short rib meat with it. It was wonderful and when my wife... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
okiedawg
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Altus, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited on a late Saturday evening and they weren't busy. We had the house pizza and the grilled octopus. Both were fabulous! But it was kind of strange that the first server didn't know what kind of fish a branzino is (c'mon this is Seattle!). We were offered water which didn't come until our food. And offered bread which... More 

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New Mexico
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We've eaten here a number of times and the food is really good and the service is fine, although it's taken several visits to connect with the staff for them to make us feel welcome returning. The drinks are very good and so is the food. We haven't had anything bad to eat there and I would recommend the gnocchi,... More 

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Altus, Oklahoma
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We arrived at our motel around 8:00 pm and asked for a good near by place to eat. Branzino was suggested so we went there. I can't remember what my wife ordered, I think some kind of a salad, but I ordered a pasta dish that had some short rib meat with it. It was wonderful and when my wife... More 

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This place is just around the corner from theVRBO we were staying in. We really wanted to dine at the sushi place at the other end of the block. But alas, they were very busy and there was a 45 minute wait. We made a decision to eat at Branzino which was not busy at all (we should have taken... More 

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San Antonio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Had a late dinner here after a long, hot day in Seattle. We sat on the street patio which made for great people watching. Despite arriving close to closing time, the service was great! The grilled octopus was awesome and the antipasti platter huge! The tables were a little small for all the food our party of 4 had, but... More 

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great meal! Despite the fact that we went in to the restaurant close to closing time the service and the food were both great. We ordered fresh oysters, grilled octopus and an antipasti plate. It was a HOT night and we sat out on the street side patio and enjoyed both the cool breeze and watching people walk their dogs.

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seattle
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49 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We went there one other time, and the only thing we could remember we liked was the carpaccio, which was excellent. So, Groupon in hand, we went there to get cool and have some food on this 88 degree day. Not the place to go to cool off! There wasn't much difference in the temp inside and out when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Ok... Along our walk we passed by Branzio's for our oysters and Brussel Sprouts. Spencer was engaging and helpful in our choices which were delicious to say the least. The patio seats were wonderful and a perfect ambiance to a killer date night with my wonderful wife.

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Sedona, AZ
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I think this is a place you have to visit and just go with the flow. These people really care about doing a good job, but there seems to be a bit of Seattle informality in the air. I have to admit I was not thrilled to wait for about 10 minutes to get my cocktail while watching the bartender... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our second stop over for the restaurant week is Branzino, This one comes highly recommended by our friends and we found out in person why ? It was a cold rainy day, just the right weather one hearty Italian meal. We were quickly ushered in and shown our tables by our host who also happened to be our waitress. Branzino... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2429 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: 206 728 5181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic
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

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