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Serafina

#115 of 3,082 Restaurants in Seattle
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2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509 (Boston St.)
+1 206-323-0807
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I met a friend here for lunch and the menu was spectacular. I had the carbonara which was fantastic. The house red wine was excellent. Make reservations for dinner.

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Thank ChewelahBer
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the mussels. My mouth waters when I think about them. The server gives you a spoon along with the bread so you get every bit. The cocktails are wonderful; they make them exactly as you like them. Ask your server to have your wine selected to go with your meal--it's always the right wine. Love your server; they are... More 

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Thank Mary Pat C
Seattle, Washington
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Had dinner at Serafina again. This is on our "visit often list." As usual had a great dinner. My wife and I had misto to start, larger than in the past, and now served in a bowl. Fresh and tasty. I had the daily special, a tenderloin, cooked perfectly and paired with a nice selection of root veg. The steak... More 

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Thank Boscorelli53
Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The wait staff are well-trained and always courteous and responsive. The food is yummy! The cocktails are also yummy!

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Thank 9701bcc
Abbotsford, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is the best Italian food I have ever eaten. The location is very cool and the servers are all very local. There is a real buzz and great atmosphere too. I strongly recommend a reservation as the locals sell it completely out on the weekends.

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Thank Steve W
Seattle, Washington
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Having eaten at Serafina at various times over many years, it is always a joy and treat to come back again for dinner or lunch. The atmosphere is warm and cozy, no uber-modern décor or over the top noise. The Italian food shines and service is top notch. Enjoyed a great Old Fashioned from the bar on this trip. Highly... More 

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Thank Wajere
New Delhi, India
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Have been here a couple of times during my visits to Seattle and every time loved the spread they have. They keep refreshing their menu often but every menu is hand-picked. My husband is a vegetarian but he had multiple options to choose from. The staff is very professional. Highly recommended for Italian food lovers.

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Thank s0ma
Seattle
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I haven't been to Serafina for a ~l~o~n~g~ time -- silly me! What a great place to *uncelebrate* Inauguration Day with a friend. I did the prix fixe with the Cavolo and salame panino; my friend had the Melanzane. Neither of us was disappointed. I will go back sooner rather than later just to have the Cavolo again. The presentation... More 

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Thank Ellen B
Greenacres
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

House made pasta! Excellent wine selection and an inviting cozy atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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Thank cherylb393
Litchfield
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Best restaurant I have been to in a long time. The food was amazing and the wait staff was great. The only negative was the place was crowded (not a bad thing) but really noisy! Had the cavatelli with rabbit and truffle - perfect. Tried the scallops - perfect, the lasagne - perfect, the pesto pasta - perfect, the cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509
    (Boston St.)
  • Public Transportation: Bus: Eastlake Ave. E & E. Newton St. Eastlake Ave. E & E. Howe St. Eastlake Ave. E & Lynn St. Boylston Ave. E & E. Boston St. Streetcar: Fairview & Campus Drive
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-323-0807

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