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Machiavelli Ristorante

1215 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-1931 (Broadway / Capitol Hill)
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Ranked #143 of 3,442 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
victoria, bc
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This highly recommended establishment was only a very short walk up Pine St from the city center. As predicted there was a line up at the 5:00pm opening time, and it took no time to find out why. A small menu but good choices, excellent quality entrees, and that in house baked bead was outstanding. A very good meal, served... More

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Long wait. Worth it! Deliciousness guaranteed! Penne with Red Pepper Pesto, Pasta Carbonara, Lasagna and mixed green salads...ALL SUPERB!! Wildly long wait...more than an hour...but staff is friendly, efficient and upbeat. This place is a resounding YES....if you are willing to WAIT.

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Mesa, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a small, cozy, local restaurant with great food. Not sure if they take reservations as we just showed up. Had to wait about 30 minutes for a table for 4. The wait was worth it. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates true Italian style cooking. We found the prices for the food to be reasonable... More

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I love this small restaurant in Seattle. It is definitely a hidden gem. The doors open at 5pm and you should plan on being there when they open. It is small and once the tables fill up, you will need to wait (and there is always a line). The food and the service are well worth the wait. Their lasagna... More

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Chico, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Spent a week in Seattle and had several really good seafood meals, but this was a pleasant change of pace. I call it Italian (I don't care if real "Italians" say it is something else.) and I call it very good. The reason we went there was all of the good reviews we were reading on Trip Advisor. They were... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was not on our list but thanks to the shuttle driver she gave us the suggestion..... This was such an EXCELLENT place to eat! Very small so go early......the amount of food for the price was excellent..... Everyone at the table had something different and they were all fantastic..... if you like Cheesecake..... this is your place....... I don't... More

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Suffolk, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We were lucky enough to stumble upon this! What amazing food. We both ordered the lasagna and Caesar salad. The bread with dipping oil was superb! Wish we had a place like this closer to our home! Yum yum!

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Fair Oaks
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I had the veal piccata and my wife had a pasta special. Both were delicious. We ate there on a Wednesday and night and it was full primarily with locals who appeared to be at home. Always a good sign. A friend had recommended Machiavelli's and we recommend it as well.

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Four of us dined here last night and loved it. Casual, affordable, clean, with great service and excellent food. This place was packed and there is no question why. Not one piece was missing from this dinner. Well done!

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Dublin, Ireland
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258 reviews 258 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

One of the most suffering things for an Italian is to see how our conception of food is abused abroad. Everytime you serve a pale imitation of our culture, an Italian dies!

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