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How to Cook a Wolf

2208 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle, WA
(206) 838-8090
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Ranked #439 of 3,485 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Pasta
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Boston St
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Modesto, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a great place to enjoy a meal[s] with family and friends. Meals are served "family" style with small (generally) plates but enough to sare for four people, if you have more they will increase serving size to meet your needs. Staff was friendly, knowlegable and efficient. I would add two items to their menu; a pizza dis that... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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491 reviews 491 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
507 helpful votes 507 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

How To Cook A Wolf takes its name from a 1942 cookbook that strived to help readers use simple ingredients to prepare delicious dishes during wartime shortages. No shortages exist now, but this restaurant embraces the concept. Basic ingredients generally blend well here for superb offerings on the menu. The restaurant encourages family-style dining and offers no standard-size entrees. Four... More 

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Monroe, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

How to Cook a Wolf is not a place if you want a full course sit-down meal. But if you are into tastes, and excellent service I recommend it. The wine list is good, not great, but it covers most of the taste profiles at reasonable prices. The small plates are what they say, but sharing several brings the opportunity... More 

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place was great! It's located in the Queen Anne neighborhood which is super cute. They had an amazing wine list. Very extensive Italian wines & the staff were very knowledgable about them & made good recommendations. Small place...we got lucky walking in, but would recommend making reservations

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New Westminster, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We came down from BC on a family getaway and were really excited to try this place! The service & atmosphere didn't disappoint. They were still vibrantly busy at 9pm mid-week, and our server had great knowledge about the menu items & their preparation. Their service was warm & welcoming, and the bathrooms were spotless. The only reason I didn't... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Five of us at at How to Cook a Wolf on Sunday night - we couldn't get a table until 8pm. The five person one is their "big" table. The service was friendly and prompt and the food was very fresh and well cooked. We had, grilled octopus, scallops, roasted pumpkin, beet salad, pasta with bolognaise blanc (we had a... More 

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Northern California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Before arriving in Seattle (we're fairly foodie and we had two weeks in Seattle) we knew that we were supposed to hit at least one restaurant each of Ethan Stoll, Maria Hines and Tom Douglas. This was the only Ethan Stoll restaurant that we got to. Plus: Excellent food (duck mousse; becatini w/tuna; pork) and wine. Minus: Though a very... More 

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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347 reviews 347 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

First time visitor to the Wolf. This is a SMALL restaurant and when full is not for the claustrophobic. The atmosphere is nice and the only issue would be your proximity to other diners. Our server Amber was exceptional as well as Joey on the bar. Great recommendations on the appetizer, we had the Crisped Semolina Gnocchi which was great... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Everything we ate here was excellent. But because the food is presented family style or tapas style, for larger groups the portions may seem small (and the menu items are pricey). I was in a group of five with two guys and we ordered 7-8 dishes to share. The girls were full but the guys were too polite to say... More 

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Seattle, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just an incredible experience. I remember a little place on the corner of First and Union years back that the owner had then. I had the poached duck egg in a soup and when I heard that this was the same owner I had to go. Some friends had been and were happy to make the return visit. I want... More 

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Additional Information about How to Cook a Wolf

Address: 2208 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: (206) 838-8090
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
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 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood, Pasta

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