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10038 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004-6024
+1 425-233-6040
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a strong believer that atmosphere or ambiance are half the battle In the making of a good restaurant and this place had it. It was buzzing. The clams were excellent definitely a repeat order followed by the risotto which was good. Definitely recommend it and will return.

Thank nickmI4176UD
Bellevue, Washington
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our team had a group event at Cantinetta last week and everyone in attendance gave the bistro high marks for quality, service and authenticity. They handled our large party of thirty with courtesy, promptness and an excellent knowledge of their extensive menu and wine list. We all dined family style and shared several tasty and generous portions of appetizers, mains... More 

Thank anthony a
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very professional and helpful staff. Loved the food and the dessert. I would definitely go back! Need to book a table if you plan having dinner on weekends. We dined in 3 on a Wednesday evening and it was ok without prior booking.

Thank biancaoancea
Phoenix, Arizona
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small restuarant has a very limited menu, but it clearly has the best food in bellevue. Serivce is good and the owners are on site the nigths I have been there. Dont miis this palce. Its a real treat!

Thank rc3
Kirkland, Washington
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244 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My favorite Italian in town! Always I try their version of a carbonara. Never disappoints. Service was good. Just wish they would add a few more wines by the glass.

Thank lajolla1
Bellevue, Washington
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

It's on the best street in Bellevue, Main Street. Ambiance is great, nicely spaced tables with candles and roses. The service was excellent. Every touch point was great including the servers recommendations. We chose the clams, carmelized cauliflower, Pappardelle alla Bolognese, and their signature dessert- puffed donuts with Nutella and marscapone cheese. I would go here again to try some... More 

Thank mmjouglet
Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Not traditional Italian inspired food, but fresh and artsy. The pastas (I think) are homemade, tender but with great texture, and are served with light, flavorful sauces. The menu is short, the wine list is short, but I can always find several dishes and wines that appeal. This is not a good choice for those with serious food restrictions -... More 

Thank Tina L
Seattle, Washington
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176 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Went for a birthday celebration. Great ambience, good wines both US and Italian, and fabulous food. It's not Tuscany but pretty darn close. Service friendly and quick. Don't miss the pork belly starter or the osso buco if it's on the menu.

Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We hadn't been to Cantinetta in Seattle for quite awhile, but we went recently, and all four of us agreed that it isn't what it used to be. We each had a different pasta dish. Whether the chef changed, or the recipes changed, we will never know. All I can say is that we were all disappointed.

Thank Nann Z
London, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Cantinetta. Our server was a lovely young lady named Erin. She was great and very helpful with the menu. We loved the bread and actually had two servings! We did have reservations, and decided to sit outside since it was such a lovely evening. The inside does look very nice and romantic. Since we got there a... More 

Thank Robyn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10038 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004-6024
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 425-233-6040

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