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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Lanza's Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
+1 360-379-1900
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 159: English reviews
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Having lived in the Northeast for nearly 20 years prior to moving to the Seattle area, I have certain expectations when dining at Italian restaurants. This is one of the few Italian restaurants in the Pacific Northwest that actually transported me back to the little hole-in-the-wall joints in Northern New Jersey, and small Mom and Pop Italian establishments in New... More 

Thank Coach_Izzy
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

I am unhappy that I feel to write this review. My husband and I stay in Port Townsend several time a year and have either eaten in the restaurant or ordered take out and it has been superb. Unfortunately this December 2016 we had a very different experience. I called slightly before opening at 4:55 PM, their opening is at... More 

Thank daisylitz
North Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We enjoyed this Italian restaurant recommended by the owners of the bed and breakfast that we stayed at. It was delicious! The food was delicious and it was a nice restaurant on a quiet street. We sat near the door, which was great because the weather was very hot.

Thank mandnhamilton
Port Townsend, Washington
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I enjoyed the atmosphere at this restaurant and there are lots of booths in which to sit. The service was excellent. We had the Roasted Vegetable Salad and a vegetarian pizza. Both were excellent. The ambiance of the restaurant was increased by the piano player/vocalist they had performing that night. We certainly plan to return in the... More 

Thank Michael N
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Try to come on an evening when the pianist is playing! The food is all wonderful on the menu, and don't forget to save room for the chocolate truffle cake

Thank pamsh2015
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've been to Port Townsend several times but this was our first visit to Lanza's. The service was great and the food was wonderful. The pasta we had was light but filling. The scallops were done to perfection. It was a wonderful evening with great food.

Thank pt402
Level Contributor
132 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have had the pasta at Lanza's in the past and found it good. Recently, we decided to try the pizza. It is not inspired. The crust was not crisp, the dough without flavor and the ingredients just need more personality. All summed up: a bland pizza. Fortunately, service is attentive and friendly. That is the reason we gave it... More 

Thank Teresa S
Whidbey Island
Level Contributor
189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I had heard about Lanza's from several people, including our friends who know the family and have had birthday dinners there for years. So that's where the five of us went. My husband and I split the large sirloin steak with Caesar salad. Passed on wine and dessert. It was cooked quite well and was more than enough to satisfy... More 

Thank judythr
Allentown, PA
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We are in town for the annual Wooden Boat Festival. We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and went without a resevation. We were able to get a table and thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. First off, there was a pianist playing lots of Old Broadway music - I was in Heaven. The house chianti was very fine and my husband... More 

Thank UDMom
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had loved Lanza's YEARS ago, and on a quick trip with friends to PT we took a chance on it again. So glad we did. Same ambience, same amazing food, combined with a perfectly recommended bottle of wine and lovely service. This is a special restaurant in a lovely little touristy town. Don't go to Port Townsend and not... More 

1 Thank Tamra D

Travellers who viewed Lanza's Ristorante also viewed


Been to Lanza's Ristorante? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-379-1900

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Lanza's Ristorante and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Lanza's Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?