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Paolo's Italian Restaurant

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23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314
+1 253-850-2233
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant, it's a local treasure! We enjoy the early bird special and their pizza and pasta is delicious!

Thank janzybell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paolo's has been a bright spot in Kent's restaurant scene for many years now. The friendly chef/owner Paul is usually on hand. The restaurant is cozy and comfortable, and the food is delicious and authentic. It is not a large place and tends to be...More

Thank LorLorSam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little place tucked away on Kent's East Hill (next to the Golden Steer Steak 'n Rib House and in front of McLendon's Hardware - used to be the Bum Steer Drive In back in the olden days. But chef Paul has created...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a special date night based on the great internet reviews . The place is freshly renovated and looks very clean and cozy. It’s a family owned restaurant which you would expect great customer service and attention to detail, but that is...More

Thank Natalia A
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Visit this authentic Italian restaurant, meet Paul Raftis the chef/owner and enjoy superb food, great wine and a menu totally reflective of the mother country. Try the anti pasta appetizer or the calamari. Both are great. This restaurant is a must visit if you're in...More

Thank andrewwc1961
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

You’ll come back, it’s that good. Fair portions and in the moderate/medium price range. Their wine menu is good for the style of food. If I had to make one criticism it would be skip desert. Deserts weren’t bad, but lack the same uniqueness and...More

Thank parkemb
Reviewed April 5, 2018

Never a bad meal. Their Fettuccine Paolo pasta wonderful! Made with grilled chicken, artichokes, red bell peppers, garlic, sundried tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and fresh basil, it is really tasty. My wife had her favorite, Chicken Marsala. It's sauteed with Marsala wine, pancetta bacon,...More

1  Thank wbd1213
Reviewed January 21, 2018

You can easily overlook Paolo's as it sits back from the road and not much around it (a hardware store and an international grocery store. But, you really don't want to overlook it. Great little place. Food and service were terrific.

Thank nanrob624
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner and great service from a young lady named Sara. Every step along the way has been wonderful. We're definitely coming back!

Thank Avis C
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Went today for lunch to celebrate our 38th anniversary! We started talking about how good this place is and realized we have been coming here since he opened in 1990! Tried the "Meat" pizza today and without a doubt, it was the best pizza I...More

Thank SeanFromKent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 253-850-2233
  • E-mail
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