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Tavolata

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Belltown
Italian, Pasta
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2323 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1709 (Battery & Bell)
206-838-8008
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent service, very good food and excellent location

We had late dinner at this place, it opens till 11 pm. The staff were very excellent and accommodating. The outside seating in a street full of so many restaurants was a plus. Here is our review: Pros: Very good food quality Excellent service Excellent location, just 7 minutes walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Riyadh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had late dinner at this place, it opens till 11 pm. The staff were very excellent and accommodating. The outside seating in a street full of so many restaurants was a plus. Here is our review: Pros: Very good food quality Excellent service Excellent location, just 7 minutes walking distance from space needle Enjoyable terrace seating area Cons A... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our party of four had dinner last night--this restaurant was selected by our daughter for her birthday celebration. She and our son-in-law love this place and enjoyed everything. We started off with our ears bleeding from the decibels of music on top of the already loud ambient noise. It was so bad that our server agreed immediately to our request... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Although we've been here for dinner, this time we tried their happy hour. Ethan Stowell is one of a few local restaurateurs who has a big corner of the business in Seattle, and we know why! The building itself is so light and open, with cool lighting and very high ceilings. We sat at the bar since the tables there... More 

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Atascadero, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I'd rate this place with 5 stars simply because it's ahhhmazingly good food. But we arrived with reservations & weren't seated for 15 minutes. The entire meal took 2 hours as they had a huge party & very few servers. Older folks in our group said it was too loud and echoey. Our 40's friends LOVED the 80's soundtrack throughout... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I would rate this restaurant higher if it wouldn't ended the way it did. The hostes was friendly and so was the waiter. I don't have any complaints about the food, it was good but the waiter ruined the whole experience. After I give him my money for the food he rounded up the bill without any explanation. It wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were here on the Seattle Belltown food tour and stopped for a glass of wine and a dish of pasta with a fantastic beef ragu. The herbs, the meat, the pasta were cooked perfectly. The seating is communal at long tables that allows for meeting new friends.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We got so lucky to happen upon Tavolata. We spent 4 nights in Seattle, from California, and were really excited to experience all the great food we had been told about & found in our research. This meal was our last and was without a doubt the most memorable. Everything from there hostess, the waiters, bartender to the entrees, drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We were a party of 15 just arrived in the city, hungry and not sure what we wanted. Our excellent waitress assisted us in selecting some wonderful wines and suggested we try dining family style rather than each of us ordering an entrée. The salume, bread and salmon appetizer got us started followed by several pasta dishes, all really good.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We found this retaurant on Opentable and took a chance.. So glad we did! It was a 915pm reservation so worried we might feel a bit rushed but it was quite the opposite. Our table wasn't quite ready when we got there so we sat at the hightop table near the bar to have a drink and wait. We ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is one of Seattle's really good restaurants. The pastas are fantastic but don't miss the appetizers and salads. Once a month they have a "feast" which is a set menu full of great surprises. Good wine list and lots of help from the staff on selecting a good wine. The pasta with lamb ragout is a favorite. You will... More 

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Additional Information about Tavolata

Address: 2323 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1709
Phone Number: 206-838-8008
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2323 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1709
    (Battery & Bell)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: 206-838-8008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?