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Pasta Freska

1515 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3010
+1 206-283-1515
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1515 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3010
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pasta Freska provides a really unique dining experience right off of Lake Union. As we entered, we were greeted with a warm, Italian welcome and seated promptly at our reservation time. This restaurant has no menu! Your server will come over and ask you if...More

Thank Emily I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a unique Italian restaurant. The times that I was there, they had no menu. Mikey, the owner I think, would come out and talk to the patrons to see what you liked and didn't like. Some time later, he would come down and...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You go to a small, pleasant, Italian restaurant. You're asked what you won't eat. That's it, the meal proceeds- with wine! After salad, course after course comes forth- each time you finish something wonderful, you're asked if you want more. Home style approach with great...More

Thank INQC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is seriously good. If you're looking or a dining experience where the chef prepares your meal and there's no menu to choose from, this place is for you. You won't know what it's costing but it's reasonable. We'll be back for sure!

Thank Renee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first trip to Pasta Freska was fantastic! It looks a tad dumpy from the outside, but change your view to "unassuming" and you will walk in with the right attitude. The owner is completely attentive and is happy to get your food preferences from...More

Thank Cabledoc
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Seattle and our daughter shared that Pasta Freska was a hidden gem and it certainly didn't disappoint! No menu and they first ask you what you don't want and from there you are brought entree after entree of delicious...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I've been out of the area for five years and was delighted to once again experience Pasta Freska and the surprise meal. Always a treat to not know what the next course will be. They also have great wines.

Reviewed 6 August 2017

There are no menus, they ask you what you like/don't like/allergic to. We did not know what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. We had lamb, eggplant, salmon, sea bass, cheese and spinach manicotti. The cheesecake was awesome! The waiter, Mike, was excellent. He was...More

Thank Cali2514
Reviewed 18 July 2017

No menu! They come to your table and talk about what you would like to eat. We wanted a little of everything. We started off with a salad and enjoyed pasta, eggplant, lamb, beef and more. We felt like we were back in Italy.

Thank vacationisi
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We found this place on Trip Advisor and based on the reviews decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. We had a lovely meal with some great CA Edna Valley Chardonnay and the men had Italian beer. The courses were just the...More

Thank TravelingAngell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3010
    (8th Ave. N)
  • Public Transportation: Metro RT 17, RT 30, RT 74 (Westlake Ave), RT 28 & RT 26 (Dexter Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-283-1515
Pasta Freska is a Seattle Italian restaurant serving dinner nightly, offering a unique and fresh new way to enjoy Italian dining. Outdoor seating available. Located on Westlake near downtown Seattle, Queen Anne and Lake Union, Pasta Freska's head chef visits each and every table, asking the likes of each guest, then prepares a meal based upon those conversations pared with the perfect glass of wine. Delicious pastas, seafood, wonderful salads and an extensive wine list are just a few of the many great things awaiting your visit at Pasta Freska. The perfect place for a first date, anniversary, family dinner, group dinner or just a night to enjoy some amazing dishes, Pasta Freska aims to please. Catering is available throughout the Seattle area. Outdoor seating available.
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