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Bizzarro Italian Cafe

#131 of 3,031 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lake Union
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1307 N 46th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6709
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with the family not knowing what to expect. The interior is great with a fabulous atmosphere. Our waitress was great and we were able to get in without a reservation (luckily). The Forest Floor Frenzy was fantastic as a main and the Queen's Surprise was a great dessert. I highly recommend this restaurant for a great... More 

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A qwerty and tasty dining spot. Nice variety of unique Italian based dishes. Dessert was wonderful and staff was engaging and helpful.

Thank kwerk2016
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Everything I have had here is delicious. The Elk pasta dish was superb. House salad is petite but very good. It is a small restaurant delightfully crammed with oddities on the walls and ceiling.

Thank Barbara B
Dayton, Ohio
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

They don't take reservations for fewer than 6 so we waited outside with a glass of wine. It wasn't too long of a wait. The waiter was very good and fun. The food was the best Italian food I've had. The bruschetta appetizer had Gruyere cheese and figs - could have eaten those for dinner - they were so good!... More 

Thank luv2trvl123
Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

The kitschy decor is always a treat. The pasta was great. The salad was a disappointment. The wine list is short but satisfying.

Thank Bruce M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been to many Italian restaraunt all over the East Coast and I stopped by on my Seattle trip. I have to say that this place is fantastic. I don't think anything on the menu isn't great. The rice balls are amazing, better than any appetizer I've had, and the pasta and meat are phenomenal. Better than many authentic restaraunts.... More 

Thank Greggy K
Niskayuna, New York
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The food was delicious! The bread was awesome with the oil and balsamic. The salads were crispy fresh perfectly seasoned. The pest ravioli and the lasagna were out of this world. The portions were on the perfect to large side. Alas, we had no room for dessert but we saw some of the other desserts and they looked scrumptious! Great... More 

Thank 5franks
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Went to dinner on a recommendation and the restaurant was on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! Off the the beaten, path. Have to have a car or take Uber or Taxi. Food was excellent, staff was great. I would recommend getting there early. They don't take reservation and it got busy quickly!

1 Thank D3055WJdanield
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

If you like to eat feeling like you are in a garage sale or an antique store, this is the place for you. Interesting items, paintings, chandeliers, all over the this small spot. The food was fabulous, and everything else we saw ordered looked great too. We had the Arancini, and the Eggplant Parmesan, Foraged Mushroom Pasta and house salads.... More 

Thank VacationerSeattle
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Saw this from Diners Drive ins and dives... Fun atmosphere and great food! We tried a papardelle pasta dish that was delicious and also a baked pasta that was full of cheesy goodness! It is a bit of a drive outside the city so plan accordingly. The surrounding neighborhood was cute too.

Thank abtravelnurse

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
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 - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1307 N 46th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6709
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union
  • Phone Number: 206-632-7277

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