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Lanza's Ristorante

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1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
+1 360-379-1900
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Port Townsend, Washington
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed the atmosphere at this restaurant and there are lots of booths in which to sit. The service was excellent. We had the Roasted Vegetable Salad and a vegetarian pizza. Both were excellent. The ambiance of the restaurant was increased by the piano player/vocalist they had performing that night. We certainly plan to return in the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Try to come on an evening when the pianist is playing! The food is all wonderful on the menu, and don't forget to save room for the chocolate truffle cake

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Thank pamsh2015
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We've been to Port Townsend several times but this was our first visit to Lanza's. The service was great and the food was wonderful. The pasta we had was light but filling. The scallops were done to perfection. It was a wonderful evening with great food.

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Georgia
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We have had the pasta at Lanza's in the past and found it good. Recently, we decided to try the pizza. It is not inspired. The crust was not crisp, the dough without flavor and the ingredients just need more personality. All summed up: a bland pizza. Fortunately, service is attentive and friendly. That is the reason we gave it... More 

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Whidbey Island
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174 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I had heard about Lanza's from several people, including our friends who know the family and have had birthday dinners there for years. So that's where the five of us went. My husband and I split the large sirloin steak with Caesar salad. Passed on wine and dessert. It was cooked quite well and was more than enough to satisfy... More 

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Allentown, PA
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We are in town for the annual Wooden Boat Festival. We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and went without a resevation. We were able to get a table and thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. First off, there was a pianist playing lots of Old Broadway music - I was in Heaven. The house chianti was very fine and my husband... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We had loved Lanza's YEARS ago, and on a quick trip with friends to PT we took a chance on it again. So glad we did. Same ambience, same amazing food, combined with a perfectly recommended bottle of wine and lovely service. This is a special restaurant in a lovely little touristy town. Don't go to Port Townsend and not... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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869 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Ive visited Lanza's Restaurant again during the Port Townsend Music Festival season. It was wonderful to hear a bass and guitar team, Bruce and John play on Saturday nights. The food is excellent and the service very efficient. I love this venue and it is truly one of the happy, upscale places to visit in PT. Note, the last seating... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Very classy fine dining restaurant with excellent service. This place was recommended by the owners of the bed and breakfast place we stayed at and certainly was excellent. I had fish cakes served on a bed of linguini and cream sauce. It was exquisite!

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Woodinville, Washington
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176 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We've eaten here several times and have never had a bad meal or bad service. Because they are in Uptown, Lanza's often has seating when everything in Downtown Pt. Townsend is jammed. Most recently I had their grilled Salmon over Angel Hair pasta special and my wife had the Chicken Picatta. Both were fantastic. Definitely recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-379-1900

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