We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pasta Freska

1515 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3010
+1 206-283-1515
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (18 reviews)
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1515 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3010
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (116)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Based on other reviews there are clearly other people who are very loyal to this restaurant--and the owner greets regulars warmly and with hugs. But this was just not our night I guess. I should begin by saying that overall the food was quite good....More

Thank FormerTucsonian
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This was the thing we were the most excited to do on our trip to Seattle. My husband is in town for a conference and a coworker that has previously attended the conference told us about this place. Let me tell you, it did not...More

Thank tginn24
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us as unusual. There is no menu. You just tell them what foods you like and which ones you do not like. They then prepare dishes individually for you to your taste. Food is served in courses and one does...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This was the first visit I've had to Pasta Fresca. Reservations was a good idea since this obviously popular restaurant is busy on a Saturday evening. There is no menu. You tell the wait staff what you don't like and then the experience begins. We...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stopped in without any idea what we're in for. Luckily, the Freska was a delicious treat. There's no menu so you get what they give you, but what you get is a delightful variety of treats. In one sitting I had...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Come to Pasta Freska hungry and with an open mind! You will be amazed at the wonderful attentive staff and cuisine is over the top. Leave as family, tummy full and happy. Take your time and relax with this unique dining experience.

Thank GiselleRR
Reviewed 3 November 2016

At Pasta Freska there's no menu. When you are seated in this quite unusual place, filled with wall "frescos" and photographs, you are asked what food you DON'T want to eat. The rest is at the discretion of the very able chef. We got a...More

2  Thank SaraJerusalem
Nearby Restaurants
The Bistro at Courtyard by Marriott
8 reviews
.60 km away
Duke's Chowder House Lake Union
575 reviews
.77 km away
Chandler's Crabhouse
498 reviews
.75 km away
Daniel's Broiler
407 reviews
.81 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of History & Industry
675 reviews
.68 km away
Lake Union
216 reviews
.65 km away
The Center for Wooden Boats
139 reviews
.72 km away
Lake Union Park
13 reviews
.62 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pasta Freska staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing