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Tavolata

2323 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1709 (Belltown)
206-838-8008
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Ranked #343 of 3,452 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Belltown
Cross street: Battery & Bell
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English first
Seattle
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We went for pasta, I was a bit disappointed as it was pasta dishes with a twist. I ordered the Gnocchi and was disappointed, they were shaped like two checkers stacked on top of one another, made with semolina flour, not potato and tasted like polenta cakes. The sauce was fabulous, but I couldn't get past the round heavy disc.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Dined there with my wife a two children. Everything from the appetizers to dessert was fantastic. I highly recommend the bursts and rigatoni.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tonight at Tavolata my wife and I started with the Heirloom Tomato salad, perfect. Then both entrees were amazing. The lemon donuts for dessert. The end to a great meal.

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Corozal Town, Belize
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Pasta was perfectly done and sauces were wonderfully flavorful but service after seating was notably slow. Seated at 5 and our drinks were served 20 minutes later. When we were seated we were the only table inside at the time. I noted that our waiter had to polish all our wine glasses before bringing them to the table. I appreciate... More

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband is still talking about the salmon dish he had, and the technique of cooking it well on the skin side and, as it is so fresh, rarer on the top. I think my mushroom ravioli was maybe the best ravioli I've ever had. Everyone in our party was happy, from the fish lover, vegetarian to meat devotee. And... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We were in town visiting friends and they booked the four of us a table. The service was great with friendly staff, there was lots of choices on the menu, but the spicy rigatoni will take some beating it was delicious. This was enjoyed with a few bottles of red wine and then a great lemonciello. A great night... :-)

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had a fantastic dining experience here this weekend! Staff was friendly and we were sat right away in a nice intimate table. Prices were very reasonable making the night even better. Started with the Salumi Board , its rare that we love all the selections on the board and we were delighted this was the case! Request the Baguette to... More

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White Salmon, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Everything was very good - drinks, service, wait time on our orders, food. The only bad thing to say maybe is that the menu is limited. The potato gnocchi was delicious, as was the steak tartare. The table we sat at was a bit wide, so I was concerned we'd have a hard time having conversation across it (meeting a... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I had the flatbread and rigatoni, both were quite good. Happy hour prices make the visit worth it. Good service, attentive and friendly staff.

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olympia, wa
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Any meal that includes anchovies and beets gets my vote. To start, I had a a very tasty roasted beet dish that came with watercress, pistachios, and ricotta. I loved it. I nibbled on crusty bread dunked in olive oil and balsamic and sipped red wine while waiting on my main course -- spaghetti with ANCHOVIES and garlic. I emphasize... More

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