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La Buona Tavola Truffle Cafe

#287 of 3,041 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Downtown
Italian, Wine Bar
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1524 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1527
+1 206-292-5555
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10:00 - 18:00
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Athens, TX
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as part of a food tour and had a delightful time meeting the owner and sampling his wonderful products. Did we buy....why yes of course....some wonderful truffle salt and caramel topping. Super place right near Pike Market. Go on in and enjoy!

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Thank Katconcierge
Thornhill, Ontario
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109 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

When walking through Pike Place Market we happened upon a small open front outlet opposite side from the market on Pike Place about in the middle of the first block from Pike St. It was thoroughly enjoyable. I believe the patron was Veronica and did she know her wines and other small tasty items in the store. We were flying... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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448 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Not a huge truffle oil fan and don't really get the excitement. The manager was delightful and very enthusiastic and knowledgable. We tried several and this is a place for sampling and trying spices and oils.

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Thank Rockydogz1
Chula Vista, California
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

If you spend any time in your kitchen preparing meals this is a must stop while in the Pikes place Market area. Owner, Rey and her knowledgeable staff allow you a taste of every product on the store and give you ideas on how to enhance you meals using those products. All our questions were answered and suggestions were made.... More 

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Thank Jo91910
Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Wonderful food, appetizer ideas, condiments. You can taste test anything in the store before buying, they also have samples out of different items, from truffle creams, balsamics and aperitifs. A must stop for food aficionados!

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Thank rainiershadow
Jacksonville, Florida
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92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

great collection of truffles salts and oils. Bought a bunch and tasted amazing as a finishing tough on your favorite meals

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Thank raymondleemd
Graham, Washington
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130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We were snagged as we walked by to try their truffle salt - amazing! My friends and I decided to go in and do their wine tasting ($10 for three 2 oz pours) and had a really fun time. The staff were all funny, knowledgable and professional. Great shop in Pike Place Market!

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Thank Sara D
Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

My friend and I both like wine and decided to stop in to check it out. We did the wine tasting which was made fun by the owner and her staff. It was also interesting to check out all the other items in the shop as well. Go there - you will love the shop!

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Thank jchriste68
Fremont, Indiana
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121 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Fun place with lots of great things to taste. Tons of great food things to take home with you or to give to friends. Right in the heart of pikes.

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Arizona
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

We went in for a glass of wine and ended up enjoying several different wines - both Spanish and Washington state. Also sampled truffle oil, pesto sauce - both of which we purchased. Our hostess was just fantastic and made the whole time there quite enjoyable. Kind of a hidden gem in the hectic area of Pikes Marketplace. If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1527
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-292-5555

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