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Paolo's Italian Restaurant

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23810 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98031-3314 (240th)
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a great local place. Not too big, so crowds and noise don't overwhelm you. The staff is attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. Reservations are easily made. And the best part, is that the food is wonderful are at reasonable prices.

Thank BGratrix
Kent, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dining at Paolo's makes me smile. Whether for lunch or dinner, eat in or take home, the made to order Italian dishes are prepared with care and attention. Not to be missed is the minestrone soup made with pesto. The service is excellent and the waitstaff is not "in your face" but attentive to needs. We have made it a... More 

Thank 2Sisters2014
Kent, WA
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173 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paolo's Italian is a neighborhood gem. This is not fast food. Each dish is made to order so you can have ingredients held out if needed. There are bar seats that are available that overlook the kitchen. It is fun to watch the kitchen in action. The food is amazing.

Thank LibbySei
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling from CA and not familiar with the area. The Trip Advisor reviews were excellent, so it was our choice to try it out. We made a reservation for 7 pm. Our friends ordered a scallop pasta plate, and the waitress had to check with cook to see if that was available, and it was. My husband ordered... More 

Thank Team1mpoo
Kent, Washington
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512 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first experience three years ago was not impressive at all, the food was mediocre and the service was terrible. This time was an exact opposite. The food was delicious and the service was great. We enjoyed watching the preparation in the kitchen and enjoyed the meatball appetizers. Our entrees had great flavor and the desserts were amazing. We would... More 

Thank Rehsinup19
Ferndale, Washington
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Went early on a Friday. No res. They said ok. Fantastic meal. Very fine Italian food and nicely prepared and service good. Recommended and it was good.

Thank pdnRPH
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My husband and I stopped by for a late dinner last night. It was our first time eating here, but we relied on Trip Advisor's review of the restaurant and wanted to give it a tray. We were so happy we did! I ordered the $21 combination, which came with calamari, Chicken Marsala and desert. It was fabulous!!! I also... More 

Thank lizzypooUsa
Kent, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We go to Paolo's to celebrate special occasions. The service and the food are both great. They do offer a limited gluten free menu as well. We don't always order wine, but they do have good recommendations for wine pairings. Overall, this is a great place for lunch, dinner, family dinners, special occasions and everything in between.

Thank Diane M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Recommend without reservation! Family run place with authentic homemade Italian food. Love it!

Thank Jim W
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great Italian food, from pizza to chicken gorgonzola. Gets a little noisy later in the evenings. Recommend a reservation.

Thank Gregory H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, 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: 253-850-2233

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