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Machiavelli Ristorante

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1215 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-1931
+1 206-621-7941
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1215 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-1931
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Little quaint restaurant with a long line. Low prices for the portion. Pretty food flavor. Of the three things we tried, the special was the best. The special was scallops I'm a tomatoe cream sauce. Spaghetti and meatballs were good. Didn't care for the gnocchi.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We arrived Friday evening at 5:30 and there was already a 45-minute wait. We sat in the small and very crowded bar and waited for our table. The wine was $8.50 a glass but was a very small pour. We were seated at a table...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We were there a bit before 5 and there was a line. Good sign, right? We had to wait as the couple we were meeting were a bit late and they only seat complete parties. Bartender is nice and mixes good drinks, but it is...More

Thank TravelTalk2
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Just a short 15 minute walk from Pike's Place Market, this tiny Italian restaurant is a not-so-hidden gem. Do expect a wait, especially for larger parties (for 3 on a Friday night it was 45 minutes) but the food and cozy, family-style atmosphere and great...More

Thank Madison S
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

So awesome! Great food ! Small place intimate and the bread, dinner, were so good! We felt the price was good too. If you are looking for a great spot you need to go there

Thank happycondogirl
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Ate here prior to seeing Hamilton at the Paramount.. Service and food were excellent... they do not take reservations so arrive as early to opening as possible..

Thank Bobbybaby2
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We waited for a table for maybe 45 minutes or so, but they served us really quickly and the food was delicious. Loved it loved it loved it. Boyfriend had the bolognese and I had the meatballs and we were both very happy campers. Can't...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed November 26, 2017

From the time we entered the restaurant until our food hit the table, it was 2 hours. And it was not worth the wait. The food was fine, but not exceptional or something you would make a point to come back for. You can see...More

Thank Kenneth Z
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Machiavelli is such a great find! Brilliant quality tasty italian food. Perfect! Great good with great service. It doesn't get better!

Thank Iain13
Reviewed September 19, 2017

If you're looking for fancy, pretentious Italian, go some place else. If you're looking for Mama Tracy's cozy, home-cooked Italian comfort food and drink, this is the place to go!

Thank Dennis L
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August 9, 2017|
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Response from annettefromm | Reviewed this property |
Oh gee, I was there in good weather when ac was not needed and I think windows were open. I don't know if they have air conditioning.
Leilani E
February 7, 2015|
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Response from BrianSeattle425 | Reviewed this property |
Machiavelli's does not take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101-1931
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-621-7941
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