Italianissimo Ristorante

(425) 485-6888 | View Website

15608 NE Woodinville Duvall Pl, Woodinville, WA | Directions   98072

47.762473 -122.130956

Open Hours

Daily 11am-10pm

 
$, Date Spot, Group Dining  more

More Tags: Lunch Spot, Notable Wine List, Private Rooms, Romantic Dining

Cuisine: Italian

Payment Methods: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Categories: Restaurants

Neighborhoods: Leota

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Italianissimo Ristorante
Italianissimo Ristorante
Italianissimo Ristorante
Italianissimo Ristorante
Menu
Scampi Di Gamberi, Calamari Fritti, La Bruschetta Di Emilio, Vongole, Gamberi Fra Diavolo, I Salmon Affumicati, Carpaccio Di Manzo, Oliva Di Castelvetrano, minestrone Milanese, Pasta E Fagioli... more

Reviews for Italianissimo Ristorante

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Excellant food – We go here a couple of times a month. Love the smoked oysters, clams, risotto and Kent ages his own beef, so its on a par with el Gaucho etc. without the inflated price. They have just revamped their bar menu as well and if you get there before 6:30 weekdays, its half price.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

it's pretty great – I generally love this place. I'm surprised by some of the reviews, but if you try the homemade sausages, gnocchi, or chop salad you"ll be in great shape.

If you want a delicious and unique drink that is really hard to find, order a "sazarac".

Give it a try and if you don't like something, tell the server. Kent (owner) is a good guy and will gladly resolve any issue you might have. Out of more than 20+ experiences there, I've only had one night where I was not totally happy with what I ordered.

Enjoy!

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

It was okay... – Went there tonight to celebrate our 26th wedding anniversary. A friend reccommended it so we gave it a try. Had reservations, though none were needed since the place was 3/4 empty. Even with all the space they set us by the walkway right next to the kitchen. My hubby said I should have said something since it didn't bother him. My thinking is that is the worst table in any restaurant and why would they use it when they aren't busy? Nothing like hearing "order up" and pots clanging every few minutes.... The bread tasted stale and just olive oil (no basalmic or spices) to dip it in - very blaugh even after adding salt and pepper... ordered the pear salad and hubby had the spinach - they were okay, nothing special. I had the beef tenderloin and lobster which were both well prepared, mashed potatoes were fine, the veggies were great. Hubby had the beef gorganzola which was well prepared but salty. Might have been from the gorganzola or from the panchetta that was wrapped around the tenderloin. We've had a similar dish at Grazie's that was sooo much better. Didn't have dessert because we were both full and had a dessert I made at home. I don't think we'll go back - if I want to spend this kind of money and want Italian I'll go to Grazies where I know the food has flavor and I've never been put by the kitchen even when they are busy.....

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

I love love love their Smoke Salmon Fettuccine, it's my favorite dish of all times. I always get their Manila Clams and Linguine too if I want something "lighter". I honestly haven't tried much else on the menu (except fo the tiramisu, which is also excellent) because I always end up getting either one. It's one of my favorite restaurant to go to. It's too bad I don't drive that way anymore so I don't go there as often as I would like.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Not what we had hoped for... – I was really pumped to go to this restaurant because it's close to our house and I LOVE Italian food. All I can say is that the wine and my company was the only thing that I enjoyed. My husband had the veal that reminded us simply of the Swanson's chicken dinner from the freezer and I had the pancetta wrapped sirloin with Gorgonzola...ugh. Not good at all! I was so disappointed...it wasn't even mediocre and wasn't cooked as I had asked. Our server was hovering over us like a swarm of bees and our bill turned out to be $110 bucks. (2 drinks, 2 entrees and 1 appetizer) I really wanted this to be my new "go to" Italian restaurant, but I'll never go back.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Something different – The quality of food at Italianissimo is comparable to or exceeding the quality you'd find in the city. The portions are larger than the downtown boutique spots, the prices are lower, and you will not find a better prepared filet mignon in the area, Seattle included. The atmosphere is nice, intimate, and also approachable and comfortable if you aren't dressed up or if you choose to bring the kids. The specials are always a great choice. Suggestions: panna rosa gnocci, crab ravioli with orange cream sauce, tiramisu, filet mignon, chicken marsala, chop salad, penne proscuitto. Italianissimo accommodates custom orders. Great wine list and awesome intimate group table in their wine cellar that can be rented out.

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Medeorcre, bland food at relatively high prices make this a good place to miss – We were excited when our friends recommended this Italian restaurant in Woodinville as there are not many choices for good Italian food in the area. Too bad this was such a disappointment.

The pear salad had diced pairs that tasted like canned with a flavorless dressing.

The lasagna was overcooked with limp noodles and bland tomato sauce that also tasted canned. The chicken piccata was pricey, the portion small and the flavor MIA.

On the upside the atmosphere was nice and the service good.

Summary: If this is your only choice it's OK, otherwise keep driving.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

wonderful food & wine, intimate – the only reason i am not giving 5 stars is because every time we have been there the service is not the best. it is good, but there is def. room for improvement, especially is its quickness. some of my favorites are their espresso martini, their version of a chopped salad, their risottos and their tiramisu. it is dimly light and very intimate. there is a bar, but we have never sat there. call for reservations on the weekends. they had a special menu for valentine's day.

Recommends
over a year ago

Editorial Review by Citysearch Editors – Restaurant specializes in Northern Italian fare and a standout wine list.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

This place is one of the best Woodinville has to offer! – Just wanted to log in and say that anyone who does not absolutely love this restaurant is out of their mind. The staff is amazing, the atmosphere is great, and the food is to die for. My mom and stepdad go there frequently and are always treated like royalty....love it

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