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Serafina

2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509 (Lake Union)
(206) 323-0807
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Ranked #82 of 3,434 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Lake Union
Cross street: Boston St.
Transit: Bus: Eastlake Ave. E & E. Newton St. Eastlake Ave. E & E. Howe St. Eastlake Ave. E & Lynn St. Boylston Ave. E & E. Boston St. Streetcar: Fairview & Campus Drive
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Algarve, Portugal
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Nice and quiet a cosy fresh terrace when it is hot nice food and very friendly service price quality ok and a good fixed lunch great

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Tucson
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Had the rolled eggplant dish, it was excellent. i love italian food, this place is special. Too bad we live in Arizona

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North Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a pleasant restaurant a few blocks from Lake Union. It has well prepared Italian dishes and and a menu that has a variety of options with preparation that that is consistent .Service is personable and attentive.Wine list is adequate. Good when you want a low key relaxing evening meal with a minimum of noise . The same owner... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It can be challenging to please a large traveling group of fab foodies with as diverse tastes as our group of 9 had - and still Serafina's manage to delight us separately as well as a group. Natalie our server gave spectacular service and was prompt and attentive as well as energetic and enthusiastic, asking about food preferences and guiding... More

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Issaquah, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We celebrated a family birthday tonight at Serafina and I had not been back to this restaurant for 20 years. It was the same high quality wonderful food I remember including the quaint patio for dining alfresco. Each of the dishes selected were excellent and our server took great care of us. Don't let the dense neighborhood dissuade you. Find... More

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

we had a delicious brunch at serafina. The food was very good, flavorful and interesting. but what makes the place worth the price is is the excellent staff. The hostess was so welcoming and we saw her extend real kindness and welcome to other guests. The server also was excellent and went out of his way to meet our needs.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Had wonderful fresh, flavorful, classic Italian dishes. Pork Chop with fig, great bread with olive oil and seasonings to dip. Wonderful fresh seasonal peas and pea shoots lightly sauteed. Ravioli in a light butter sauce. Lively, classy vibe. Great service. Good for dates, girls night and nice business dinner.

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Ann Arbor
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Visiting family is Seattle and found Serafina on Tripadvisor. While reviewing another restaurant for lunch, a fellow traveler highly recommended Serafini and advising us to skip the "other" restaurant (unnamed). We were warmly greeted both by the host and our waiter Kyle. My husband enjoyed 'Fix Prix' lunch menu and on Kyle's advice chose the Cappelletti (ravoli like) pasta in... More

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Oxford, MS
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Have been to Serafina several times while visiting Seattle. Always a great experience. I don't think I've ever had a bad meal, from a full dinner to snacks at the bar. Service is always friendly and efficient. They have a great bar crew that take care of us every time. Atmosphere is good for a romantic dinner, small and intimate.... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Attended a vintage Sangiovese luncheon hosted by Serafina and sister restaurant Cicchetti. Had such an amazing time, that we came back for dinner that night! Luncheon featured DOCG Sangiovese from vintages 1995 to 2009, paired to perfection with dishes including antipasti (Chickpeas three ways, Sardines, and prosciutto with shaved artichokes and olives), Pork terrine with dry cherries and orange zest,... More

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