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Spinasse

#28 of 3,091 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Broadway / Capitol Hill
Italian, Pasta
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1531 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (14th Avenue between Pine and Pike)
The Metro buses 10, 11, and 12 stop a half block away on Pine between 14th and 15th Avenue.
(206) 251-7673
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Opened in August of 2008, Cascina Spinasse captivated local and national...
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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  • 114
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome food, exemplary service

Spinasse consistently serves excellent food. Our waitress was a wealth of information about the menu. I enjoyed her explanation regarding how Spinasse cooks the braised beef short ribs. After hearing the explanation, we had to order it and it didn't disappoint. In addition to being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
D0rindaW
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Pleasanton, California, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Pleasanton, California, United States
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Spinasse consistently serves excellent food. Our waitress was a wealth of information about the menu. I enjoyed her explanation regarding how Spinasse cooks the braised beef short ribs. After hearing the explanation, we had to order it and it didn't disappoint. In addition to being knowledgable, our waitress was attentive and efficient. Other than the food, she was key to... More 

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Albuquerque
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by 2 different friends--one whose son lives in Seattle and another who has lived in Seattle her entire life. We were able to make a reservation for a Monday evening just a few days prior using OpenTable. We were unfamiliar with many of the menu choices and our waitress (Angela K) was excellent with her descriptions... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was in Seattle last weekend for a girl's trip, and my foodie friend Karina did not disappoint with a single restaurant pick during the trip. Spinasse was definitely top notch. Jason was our server, and he was both extremely knowledgeable AND a trip. We enjoyed the fennel salad (haven't enjoyed fennel since I discovered it while living in Paris),... More 

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Wyoming
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128 reviews 128 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We try and eat at Spinasse when we visit Seattle a couple times a year as it's my husband's favorite restaurant. He loves the tajarin al ragu. It's not even an option for him to get anything else. I had the veal and my son tried a few dishes. We didn't know what to expect with Jason Stratton no longer... More 

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Goldendale, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This intimate Italian restaurant was a 10 plus. My husband and I dined here on a Seattle friends recommendation and it was some of the best food I have had. We started with the roast beet, fingerling potato salad, had a primi plate of fresh noodles with sage and butter. For the main courses, my husband had a milk- soaked... More 

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grand cayman
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The service was impeccable (I've frequently butchered restaurants for lesser service), the pasta ridiculously good, the appetizers amazing (how do they get their asparagus so tender?), and the desserts divine. Not s single thing I cannot race about. Wish I lived here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We are still talking about this dinner! If you could have walked by our table, you would have heard groans and moans, the food was so good. I was worried about the place living up to its hype, but it did that and more. First of all, the space is lovely as can be. Casual, but elegant. You don't have... More 

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New York City, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This restaurant and its chef were recommended to us, and we found it hard to get a reservation. When we arrived (for a very early dinner when they opened since it was the only reservation we could get), there was no one in the restaurant. When we left around 7:30, the restaurant was only half full, at most. I'm not... More 

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Carmel, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

After reading several great reviews on Cascina Spinasse from various sites, we decided to checkout this restaurant during our Seattle visit. We are very happy that we made the dinning reservation. The service was excellent. Since everything on the menu looks amazing, we ended up trying several different appetizers and entrees - tapa style. The crab cakes were prepared perfectly.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food, good wine, great dating spot located in a quiet neighbourhood. Nice bar adjacent to the restaurant with a good choice of appetizers. Perfect to wait for your table to be ready.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1531 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
    (14th Avenue between Pine and Pike)
  • Public Transportation: The Metro buses 10, 11, and 12 stop a half block away on Pine between 14th and 15th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: (206) 251-7673

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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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?