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English first
Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Scott Carsburg is one of the most creative, technically deft chefs going. His former restaurants - Lamprea, and in the same space, Bisato - were legendary haunts for Seattle's fooderati. Alas, both are gone forever. Pushed out of Belltown by the degradation of the neighborhood caused by the glut of nightclubs, Scott threw in the white towel, and closed. We... More 

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seattle
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Scotty and his wife have retired. After years of great food they have decided to chill out for a while and write a cook book.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Fabulous small plates restaurant with spot-on service. Highly recommended. Reservations recommended for seating larger groups.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

I would not recommend going to this restaurant!! Food is overrated, and the staff is very rude!! Worst experience I have ever had at a restaurant!!

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San Fran
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87 reviews 87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I really like this restaurant and the ambiance. It has great small italian plates and definitely more approachable then Lamprey. Needs to change the menu more often. The same menu indicates not as local and fresh as could be. If visiting and staying near Belltown definitely worth the trip.

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San Diego
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247 reviews 247 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

I read all the great reviews on TripAdvisor, Frommer's and Yelp and was very excited to try this place out, but I have to say, I was disappointed. Came w/ a couple friends and tried about a half dozen dishes, and really, the only one I’d order again was the desert -- a gratin of red and golden raspberries, warm... More 

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Arles, France
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The exquisitely prepared and presented food and the explosion of tastes, along with the relaxed environment made this an extraordinary dining experience. I especially liked the crudo of tuna (amazing taste combination) and the orange confit. Two dishes plus a dessert were more than ample. The owner was warm and welcoming and handled a guest spilling a drink with discretion.... More 

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Alaska
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

We stopped for dessert and coffee while wandering. Excellent! Lovely flavors, good coffee.

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Knoxville, TN
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126 reviews 126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

The food here is small plate style - very small. Italian themed dishes that are smaller than even typical tapas plates. The food is very nice here, some better than others. The 2 pastas we had (gnocchi and raviolo) were out of this world. If in the area I would at least stop in to try the raviolo - duck... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I went with a friend quite early on a rainy weeknight so I don't know what the place is like when there are lots of people there as we were practically alone. It's a pretty spot, with lots of wood and nice lighting. We each ordered two dishes. We both had the spagattini with spring peas ($8), he had the... More 

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Additional Information about Bisato

Address: 2400 First Avenue, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: 206.443.3301
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Cuisine: Italian

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