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#137 of 3,052 Restaurants in Seattle
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2043 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102-3509 (Boston St.)
+1 206-323-0807
11:30 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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

Thank cherylb393
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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Los Angeles, California
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went to Serafina with friends during restaurant week. $32 for 3 course (we visit several restaurants every year to try them out). So, $32 x 2 plus tip = $160. Food was very good, BUT, during the meal, a server was serving the group behind our table and evidently spill something. We didn't think anything at the time and... More 

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New England
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525 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Serafina is a very good Italian restaurant in the Lake Union area of Seattle - so it is not downtown. They have a good selection of Italian dishes - including nightly specials. It has very good food quality & quantity - with friendly & attentive service. The restaurant has a neighborhood clientele - located in a residential area - with... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I had dinner on the terrace here on a beautiful evening in July. Everything was fabulous, from the pre-dinner cocktail (try the Manhattan Superiore and the Elisir del Fiore) to the Cozze (Mussels, smoked tomato, harissa, sweet vermouth). Entrees are fantastic, service is exceptional and the wines are just grand. Highly recommended.

Thank mwinslow58
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Serafina on Eastlake is a cozy hideaway and Seattle staple since 1991. Although it is pretty well known in Seattle it still has a charm and feels as if it is a well kept secret. While small and intimate, it has a steady bar scene, and “not a bad table in the house.” The staffers are friendly, prompt, and knowledgeable.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Was in town for a meeting and went to Serafina with a group of about 8. They were great accommodating us and we had a nice corner round table. It's a lively place with lots of action, not super quiet. They brought some amazing rustic homemade bread with olive oil. Wine selections were mostly italian, and we found a fine... More 

Thank TWRogers
Buda, Texas
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510 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

While visiting in the Seattle area was told to try this place out. It was such a wonderful dining experience. Went for dinner. The bruschetta was outstanding as an appetizer. Main course entrees included Maiale...pork short ribs with summer beans and fruit as well as Bistecca...marinated flank steak was such a taste you have never experienced. Wonderful, Also, don't forget... More 

Thank daddymo2
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a "must" when I am in Seattle. When the weather is good eat on the patio. Excellent food, impeccable service.

Thank thr0waway
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a unique dining experience. They have a vast wine selection and extraordinary menu. The staff is very professional and friendly. The staff are very competent at wine pairings. On the weekends they have live entertainment. During the summer they open the outside dining in the courtyard. The bread with olive oil is always a nice starter. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
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?