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Al Boccalino

#2,279 of 3,274 Restaurants in Seattle
££ - £££Italian
1 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104-3466
+1 206-622-7688
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
18 Mar 2017
“Al Boccalino”
7 Jan 2017
“Forget everything else, go for the pasta!”
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
1 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104-3466
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

When Al Boccalino was on Yesler, it was great. The choose your price and tell your dislikes was some of the best food I've had. It has since moved to 1st Ave. and might have a different name (I say might because both Al Boccalino...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, helpful staff. The salad is average at best, but the pasta is perfectly al dente. We had the Basilico with chicken and the Pescatore pasta and also sampled the spaghetti and meatballs (made with raisins). All were superb. Some of the...More

Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Since we had had a wonderful meal at AL Boccalino's when it was on Yesler near Pioneer Best Western Hotel, we were looking forward to a similar experience. This was an odd experience. First an older man, maybe AL Boccalino?, sat at a large table...More

Thank Jeanette E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The staff was very friendly and really wanted us to have a good time. They offered our kids pizza from their pizzeria across the street--the four of us could have easily dined on the two pizzas. The pasta we ordered was pretty underwhelming--just pasta, nothing...More

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had a poor experience at their cooking class. I would not recommend attending. The food was scant and not high quality. For a $35 per person plus a mandatory 20% gratiuity - you should spending you time elsewhere.

Thank stephanieericflake
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Alert! - The directions to get to the restaurant were wrong. Nobody answered the phone to help us find the place. The cooking class was held in a dimlit back room and the cooking equipment didn't work to keep things cooking so the food got...More

1  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 21 May 2016

6 top dinner, we got served 1 piece of salami each, 2 mozzarella balls feeds 4, 1 salad feeds maybe 1-2 people, a sausage and chicken plate for 2 not 6, they charged us $270.00 for 4 people and 2 of the table had a...More

Thank bradsalley
Reviewed 4 May 2016

As we were walking into the restaurant, I passed a gentlemen walking out. I could hear him mumbling "I love Italians, but I don't think I'd ever eat here." Not the best intro for a first time visitor. Boy, did he miss out! This is...More

Thank ChipOffTheBlock
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had eaten at Al Boccalino many years ago and loved the food. This time we returned with an Italian food tour group hosted by the owners of Al Boccalino and still enjoyed the food but the restaurant has seen better days and could use...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is home to beautifully and deliciously made meals, fantastic service, a wonderful ambiance and so much more. They do a great Italian Table meal, where you give them the guidelines and the budget, and they crate a full meal for your table. They...More

Thank mrgale79
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Lisa K
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Response from dulcedr | Reviewed this property |
You can always call and asked. However I don't think they would have gluten free. I say this because I tried buying and cooking gluten free pasta before and the texture is not even close to the regular pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104-3466
    (Western)
  • Public Transportation: We are close to the light rail and the bus stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Pioneer Square
  • Neighbourhood: Pioneer Square
  • Phone Number: +1 206-622-7688
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