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Spinasse

1531 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (Broadway / Capitol Hill)
2062517673
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Ranked #8 of 3,388 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
Cross street: 14th Avenue between Pine and Pike
Transit: The Metro buses 10, 11, and 12 stop a half block away on Pine between 14th and 15th Avenue.
Description: Opened in August of 2008, Cascina Spinasse captivated local and national attention for its authentic incorporation of Piedmontese dishes, including handmade pastas and use of local and Italian ingredients. Spinasse, is open for dinner from 5:00 pm- 10:00 pm Sunday -Thursday and until 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. We take reservations via phone or on our website.
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English first
Seattle
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The pasta is incredible, in fact the whole meal was perfect. We started with the amuse bouche of an anchovy on top a buttered crostini - very delicious. The excellent prosciutto antipasti was huge, and we combined it with the lovely light seasoned arugula hazelnut salad - both went well together. The bread and breadsticks were tasty, too. We shared... More

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We found this gem hearing that the pasta they make (a angel hair style) made it to the front of Gourmet magazine and boy it was AMAZING! We did a wine pairing with every course and tried a few different dishes. If I went back I would just get the procuitto and the pasta they are known for. The rabbit... More

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Boise, Idaho
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344 reviews 344 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Everything we ordered here was awesome. The salad with hazlenuts was fresh, with a perfect lemony light vinagarette - it was really an excellent kick off to the rest of the meal. The fresh pasta with butter and sage was divine. My husband had a dinner special, a pasta with rabbit ragu and chickpeas, which was very good but not... More

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Des Moines, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

There are places that just fit instantly, like Cinderella's slipper, and this is one. I felt immediately comfortable in at our table, and then the parade of simple, elegant and perfectly executed flavors began. I am still thinking about the parsnip flan, the lamb and mint ravioli, the rabbit meatballs and the rice gelato with chamomile. If there weren't so... More

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Mercer Island, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

For the hype and the cost very disappointing Anatra alla ruche was inedible, the duck cooked to the point that it was tough, basically shoe leather, the Trota con bagnet vert also was over cooked. Gamberi e fagioli, poached and marinated wild prawns tasty,but only one prawn, We order the 125 tasting menu, The pasta was good, but for the... More

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Wesley Chapel, FL
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The thin pasta with butter and sage was great. That alone is reason enough to go. They don't have a big menu at all though, so be careful with bringing picky eaters.

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Seattle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

We took our time and spent the big bucks to try as much as possible. The food was wonderful, watching the guy make pasta was fun, and our server was very knowledgable. A must go!

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Calgary
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This little restaurant is a definite "need a reservation" but is worth the extra effort. The atmosphere is simple but charming. We were able , from our table to watch the angel hair pasta being made. Our 8 year old daughter was intrigue. The pasta was outstanding, especially the ragu. Lucky us, our server brought us the wrong pasta ,... More

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

The food was definitely the reason for coming. The service was okay but not intuitively stellar. We had to chase them down a bit for glasses of wine as well as hello and goodbyes upon entering and leaving. The staff did not seem very experienced. The kohlrabi and apple salad was unique and the highlight was the pasta with butter... More

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every time we come here we get more and more impressed. The best pasta, ever. The best fish, ever. Amazing service. GO!

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