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2305 24th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
206-329-8005
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Ranked #222 of 3,470 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had dinner for sixteen in this neighborhood Italian restaurant. Our host put together a family style dinner with the chef and it turned our perfect. We started with several appetizers that made me think I was back in Italy. The antipasto plate had everything plus more of what you would expect and the slow roasted tomatoes drizzled with olive... More

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Wallowa, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cafe Lago has grown and changed a bit over the years but their lasagna is still tops and their lemon tart is perfect--flaky rich crust, and intense lemon. Casual style but great service. If you don't want to drive to Montlake, take the 43 bus from Pike Street and get off on 24th at the stop right after you cross... More

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My family enjoyed an excellent meal here. The lasagna pasta was so delicate, I was truly amazed. The service was impeccable.

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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Cafe Lago has been around a long time. I am had the opportunity to go many times. The food is excellent. They have the best lasagna in town. Two of my favorite antipasti are Pomodori al Forno and Caponata. When they have Tiramisu it's amazing. The service is very good. A great place for really great Italian food.

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Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We visited Cafe Lago on a Sunday evening and instantly loved the quaint, neighborhood location. The food was delicious and the kids had plenty of options. My carrot ravioli was "out of this world" good! My husband loved his meatballs. The kids pizza could have been cooked a little longer, but overall a wonderful dining experience.

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Seattle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A friend introduced me to Cafe Lago last week and I was very impressed. Most of the clientele were regulars from the neighborhood with a good number of families. Everything was great - the food, the service, the ambiance and the prices. Will definitely be going back.

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Mount Vernon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We visit Cafe Lago a couple of times a year and are never disappointed. They have a young and friendly wait staff. You are served fabulous bread with olive oil for dipping while you decide on your order. We started with the superb Pomodori al Forno (plum tomatoes marinated and slow roasted in fruity olive oil, garlic and oregano, served... More

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Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Since my wife and I are both Italian, we have very high standards and expectations of Italian food and Cafe Lago meets those standards without a doubt. Service was impeccable and friendly, the menu has plenty of options (we were already planning what we would order on our next visit), and the food is prepared with high quality ingredients and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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222 reviews 222 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Three of us had an early dinner here before a Husky's football game . That meant we had Roark 6 blocks away because of temporary parking restrictions . Nonetheless it was worth the effort . Even though it was only 5:00 we probably should have had a reservation because of the pregame crowd . They kindly sat us but asked... More

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

It’s been awhile since we visited Café Lago. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess and taken to a nice table. Despite the fact we had never met the hostess before, she was very friendly and made us feel right at home. She came and checked on us a couple of times during dinner. Shortly after being seated, Kyle... More

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Additional Information about Cafe Lago

Address: 2305 24th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206-329-8005
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

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