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“Fine dining without "froufrou"”

Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant
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Ranked #5 of 446 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $31
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Roeder
Description: Giuseppe's Al Porto has a spectacular view of Squalicum Marina at Bellingham Bay and with Chef Christian Turner focusing on the freshest local ingredients, while utilizing classic Italian technique, our restaurant is an experience that you cannot afford to miss!! We offer Dining Al Tramonto which is our three course dinner for $14.95 Sunday thru Thursday from 4:00pm - 5:30pm. Or come join us for happy hour and our hand crafted Infusion Cocktails as well as Chef Turner's Balsamic Rosemary Glazed Ribs! With our two large outdoor dining terraces as well as our main dining area's Giuseppe's Al Porto is suited for all occasions.
Honolulu, Hawaii
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Fine dining without "froufrou"”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beautiful Restaurant with a great outdoor seating area...one for families and one for the bar eligible. Excellent Italian food, great wine list, great smiling happy staff, much ambience...on the water, romantic, prices for happy hour wonderful and a thoughtful grouping of early bird dinners at reduced prices. We enjoyed a beautiful cold Washington Pinot Gris, three separate appetizers and shared a yummy desert for $55..... (ok, I lied) I gave a fantastic waiter ten bucks) My Bad!

Visited August 2013
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Vancouver, BC
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great meal. We will go again”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at Giuseppe's in early August. The meal was excellent. Steak was perfect, salad was very tasty, and the gentleman serving us did a great job. Very attentive service. Giuseppe came by our table to see how we were doing. We would recommend the restaurant, and we will certainly be back.

Visited August 2013
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ferndale, wa
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Just Perfect!”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

We went to Giuseppe's on Saturday to celebrate my wife's 65th birthday and everything was outstanding. Our family came up from San Diego to help us celebrate. We have been going to Giuseppe's for three years and have never been disappointed. Giuseppe's is always there to greet you and will stop by your table during dinner to say hello. Service is consistently top-notch. Knowledgeable,friendly and unobtrusive. The food is consistently well prepared. Our pasta dishes and seafood were amazing. I had the Muscovey duck breast and it was one of the best preparations I have had. They also have a great Happy Hour. Unwind on the patio with a glass of wine and enjoy the view of the marina. Highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
160 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Excellent food, terrific service”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We attended a celebratory business dinner in a reserved room. The food very good, but it was the service that made our dinner exceptional. The owner stopped by each table and seemed genuinely interested in making sure everything was to our satisfaction. The Ravioli D'Aragosta was a very delicious and rich meal. We would love to visit again...this time on a romantic date.

  • Visited July 2013
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Maple Ridge, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
443 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great service, great happy hour”
Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Happy hour and the early dinner menu starts at 3pm. The deck outside was so nice. Easily seated, the very attentive waiters were awesome. John was our waiter and very familiar with the wine list. Juiien was second and covered very well. Watched how they treated the others and caring is the best word to describe. The mussels and calamari are great appys. $5 glasses of wine! Enjoy

Visited August 2013
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