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2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509
(206) 323-0807
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Ranked #85 of 3,508 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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
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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  • English first
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Went to Serafina for the first time to celebrate 2 birthdays. It was a Saturday night, so the restaurant was packed and noisy. We had a reservation and were seated promptly even though they very busy. The menu is limited, but the quality of each item was excellent. There were 5 of us and each ordered something differen. Everyone was... More 

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Longview, Washington
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were in town for the Seattle Marathon and ate here on the advice of a local. What a great tip! From the moment we walked in we felt right at home. Warm and welcoming vibe and the staff is not pretentious in any way (one of our pet peeves). The service, food, and wine were all top notch at... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

What a fun evening! Went out with another couple for dinner with a reservation. The place was packed on a Saturday night. We enjoyed salads (beet) and a cup of soup (sun choke). Entrees around the table included butternut squash ravioli, eggplant on angel-hair pasta, and the beef spare ribs special. The wine was Poliziano vin Nobile, a chianti. For... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've been to Serafina twice. Once for happy hour which I can say was wonderful. The place definitely gets busy during this time, I am sure with many locals as this is a pretty residential area. The drinks were great and apps as well. Reasonably priced HH. I also visited for lunch with my co-workers. While I will admit the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visited Serafina on our last Seattle visit. It has long been a favorite of ours!! Still the same great food and wine. Service is extremely good and is very attentive but not stuffy. Eggplant is to die for. Also had the profiteroles and mussels. (Incredible sauce) While it is loud and very busy, we were able to get our... More 

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Seattle, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Serafina. The place offered a very elegant and romantic ambiance; a piano and bass duo was playing good music while we dined. The staff was very professional and friendly giving us superb service. The food was very good, the perfect mix of elaborate cuisine that still maintained the home-style cooking feeling. We... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Serafina is consistently excellent. We’ve dined here for years and never had a disappointing evening. The menu seems to vary appropriately with the seasons. Food is excellent with a wine list, though not huge, that has excellent options. It’s a relatively small venue but seating is very comfortable. The bar is small but friendly. Would recommend Serafina to anyone but... More 

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158 reviews 158 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Even though it's a small thang . . I am still irritated by it . . It's like the airlines . . A charge for everything . . When you sit down you are asked, "Would you like our bread service?" You do not find out until your bill arrives that it's a $3 charge. Service was great. Bread, soup... More 

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Blaine, WA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This wonderful Italian restaurant is managed by great people who really prepare good food, BUT, I was greatly upset the other day when I went there to find that the restaurant was closed for a private party. The ENTIRE restaurant was closed to the general public! There was a notice on the door, but we had already driven over two... More 

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Seattle, WA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Just ate at Serafina last night with my hubby & another couple. None of us had been there in 10+ years and decided to go back...Sunday night over Labor Day weekend and the place was jumping. Glad we were able to get a reservation. It was a little loud since they had a live jazz duo but we quickly decided... More 

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Additional Information about Serafina

Address: 2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509
Phone Number: (206) 323-0807
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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