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Al Boccalino

1 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104 (Downtown)
(206) 622-7688
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Ranked #1,372 of 3,442 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Western
Transit: We are close to the light rail and the bus stops.
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

You can customize the set price $25pp dinner menu - which is to upgrade from the house wine. Can ask for options at 30pp price point, and beyond - your choice. The food! Yum on pasta, bean soup really good (slightly over-salted), bruschetta flavors divine. The chicken with goat cheese was beyond what was expected. Will be back, happy to... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Tucked away in a small corner of downtown Seattle you find Al Boccalino or little Italy as it has been deemed. After being seated we were greeted by the owner, a bubbly, friendly Italian man (who slightly resembles a grey Mario or luigi) who spent the evening going from table to table and making sure everyone was enjoying their experience.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've gone to Al Boccalino on several occasions. Once for a fun evening cooking class, once with friends for a significant milestone birthday and several times just because I like a good Italian meal that is closer to what my Nonna served than the typical restaurant version of Italian food. The restaurant owner, Luigi, has been a fixture in Seattle... More

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Seattle WA
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went with a coupon from Groupon.. sounded good but that Menu were obviously the cheapest things on the menu, small portions AND the price for a second cafe of wine was HIGH for cheap stuff. FULL price menu and other customers plates looked MUCH better.. Entrees were pricey even then.. Check menu carefully and don't think it will be... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband and I found this place while looking for a romantic dinner for our last night while visiting Seattle. We knew they had a three course meal option with wine. The building is brick front and does look quant and romantic inside and out. We were greeted by two servers one of which asked us what promotion we wanted... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We went on a three course deal and received a delicious meal. Limited, due to the three course plan, I was at first disappointed at the range. My dinner companion pointed out the problem of keeping the three course menu simple. Other friends had gone for lunch and found it delicious and with a broader menu. I had a great... More

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Akron, OH
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

For starters, this restaurant is vastly underrated on TripAdvisor from my experience! The food, atmosphere and staff are outstanding! My family of 8 adults (two are college students) dined here on December 20th at 7:00 PM, as we had a last minute change of plans and all of the "top" restaurants in Seattle were booked solid unless we wanted to... More

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Seattle, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Ever read reviews of a restaurant you just went to and wonder if you went to the same place? We (two couples) had the cooking class at Al Boccalino and had a great time. It was a class of 14 and we prepared a simple Tuscan meal of polenta, pasta, etc... The instructor was more than competent and (though an... More

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washington state
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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We were part of a cooking class/5 course dinner group. I paid $69.00 for what was supposedly a $240.00 value. The voucher I purchased said that there was a limit of 10 people for the class. The voucher said the amount did not cover tax but said nothing about an 18% tip being automatically added. Our experience was as follows:... More

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Friday Harbor, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I am shocked reading the reviews of other folks who have attended the cooking class here. I took my sister to the class as a birthday gift. We were greeted at the door by Luigi who told us to go on in (we were about 10 minutes early) and then greeted again by our hostess/server "E" (can't remember her full... More

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