Cascina Spinasse
Cascina Spinasse

Cascina Spinasse

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.spinasse.com/
  • Phone: 2062517673x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Jason Stratton
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 14th Avenue between Pine and Pike
  • Public Transit: The Metro buses 10, 11, and 12 stop a half block away on Pine between 14th and 15th Avenue.
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Street parking or there are several public lots within a 2 block radius.
A word from Cascina Spinasse
Spinasse: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Please check our web site at Spinasse.com

Now adjoining Spinasse is our "Modern Aperitivo Bar" Artusi.

Artusi focuses on the historic and traditional cuisine of Italy crafted to pair with grappa, amaro, vermouth, beer and specialty cocktails.

Visit while you wait for your reservation at Spinasse or drop in anytime. Reservations are not required Artusibar.com

Hours of Operation Spinasse: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Artusi: Sunday-Thursday 5pm-Midnight, Friday-Saturday 5pm-1am
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Cascina Spinasse reviews from OpenTable diners
162 reviews since April 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.8
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (135)special occasion (108)neighborhood gem (95)romantic (88)notable wine list (69)hot spot (32)good for groups (20)late-night find (10)vibrant bar scene (7)great for outdoor dining (4)great for lunch (3)kid-friendly (3)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Average
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We found the food to be overpriced for the quality. Service was annoyingly over attentive at first and then totally non existent after the appetizer and drinks were served.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • One of a kind
    rturner
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Everything was superbly executed. Perfect timing. Amazing flavor. Exceptional service. We'll be back. Thanks for making our anniversary even more memorable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Seattle restaurant
    2122Seattle
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    This place always delivers a wonderful evening whether I bring my mom, a date, or a corporate client. Outstanding staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place on Capitol Hill
    Buzz
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Three of us went to Cascina Spinasse for a birthday dinner. All of the dishes were excellent. Two of us ordered pastas (their specialty) and one ordered the pork. We also got the antipasto plate with several items, which was very good as well. The restaurant is warm and intimate and the service was attentive. We also had drinks before dinner at Artussi, the affiliated bar/bistro next door. The bartender was very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never disappoints
    Foodluv
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    This is one of my favorite restaurants. They do Northern Italian cuisine the justice it deserves, while keeping it fresh with local and seasonal Northwest ingredients. If you have ever eaten your way through Piemonte, Spinasse will transport you back there for an hour or two. The tajarin they make is very special and extremely hard to find stateside. If you've never been to Piemonte, you may not find Spinasse as special as those who have, but I would still recommend it to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian gem
    SeattleMaisie
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We always ask for Kwan as our waitress and we always order the antipasto when we go. The antipasto combines four choices which change but are consistently delicious. The pastas are all outstanding - great sauces and house made noodles. We rarely have room for dessert but have enjoyed their homemade ice cream on occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Traffic, hissing gas meters,
    Diviner
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    And uncomfortable chairs. Thought we would have a lovely outdoor dining date. If the service had been spot on, or the menu at least remotely related to the season, the noise and discomfort outside wouldn't have been so bad. I have been waiting a while to try Spinasse and was disappointed. Maybe being inside in the dead of winter eating all that pork will feel better.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • One of the best in town
    lindapaul
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Cascina Spinasse stands out above the rest. A special place with excellent food, beautifully served, all in a setting the makes you think you're in a european country. So very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous service and awesome food
    jess
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    The service was impeccable, and the food really yummy. We weren't that hungry, and shared a pasta and the salmon--no one minded, and both were incredible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Late dinner
    Rojo83
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We went for dinner on a Friday night and since the reservation was for more than 6 people they made me use my credit card for my reservation and it has a very stric policy of charging a lot if you don't show up without calling in advance 47hrs prior; I didn't have a problem with that, however once there it took about 40 minutes to get the table and didn't even offer any complements for the lateness. I just think of they are so strict with customer showing up and no later that 10 minutes after the reservation, they should do a better job on their end. Good was good but nothing outstanding.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pasta Paradise
    KommentsbyKate
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    It's known for its pasta and rightly so. Perfectly cooked and sauced. The cauliflower with bread crumbs was superb as was the fennel salad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • TheMOB
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Really good pasta and beef. Great service, nice restaurant
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cafe Spinasse
    suzy
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    This is the second time we have been here and the food is wonderful. The pasta is amazingly tender and the sauces are richly flavorful. The service is the best I've experienced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dakota
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The restaurant and food were amazing. Our server changed in the middle and no one notified the new server so we had a bit of trouble with the overall service but I would return for the food any day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A gem
    Italianize
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Truly exceptional food and experience. A gem in Capitol Hill. The food will melt in your mouth. Order family style so you can try more and more of their delicious cuisine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So many great flavours
    Luv2taste
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We had the pasta which i saw on the video for the restaurant. Our table sampled the specials, pork belly and 3 different kinds of pasta and the cauliflower. Everything was amazing. They change their menu and I would return to try any items they added. Delicious meal.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful Dinner
    artalive
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had a great meal. Pastas were perfect as were the other courses that we had - excellent quality ingredients prepared simply and perfectly are hard to beat! Our wait person was excellent and was very helpful when it came to selecting from the many Italian wines that I have not yet had the pleasure to come to know.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    LeftyVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Top-notch from the very knowledgeable server to the amazing food and I've never had such a delicious decaf espresso! The best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing But WOW
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Spinasse serves food that has "love in the cooking." In watching the kitchen processes, there was very evident care taken in cooking and presenting each item that left that kitchen. Food is the same or better quality than one would make at home, with ultimate attention to detail. I preferred the seating at the counter outside the kitchen, but there are intimate tables around the place without too many to make it impersonal. The restaurant is attached to its sister restaurant that is more casual food, but I prefer Spinasse. This must be one of the better restaurants in Seattle. Try the steak with the grilled fennel - it was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful evening
    Robin
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Everything was wonderful - service, food…. pasta was sublime - thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome pasta
    ASM1
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    If you like pasta, this is the place for you. Comfortable / friendly environment.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food is decent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Wasn't very impressed with the food. After reading reviews thought this place would be exceptional but the experience was not that great. Service was fast and friendly
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent dinner
    DaniM
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    Fresh food, inventive menu, extremely knowledgable waitress made the evening great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for a special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We were celebrating a graduation, and as a group of 6, they made up a very nice table near a window. Food was great, service helpful and friendly, but portions small, thus the lower rating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very Good
    PtlovesfoodVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    sat at the bar. Got to see all the remarkable dishes go past. dont miss the home made pasta in butter and sage. Yeah yeah yeah I know you think you know how this tastes already.....but try Spinasse version.....like nothing youve tasted before. You will savor every noodle.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice and good restaurant
    Miguel
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    very good food, and espectacular service. Very recommended.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful atmosphere and food
    PattyBlue
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We loved the authentic food, the warm atmosphere, the attentive service. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • pricey, but outstanding quality
    closetpastalover
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    For someone on a budget, the prices at Cascina Spinasse would be a wonderful treat for a special occasion or out-of-town guests. The pastas sound simple on the menu and even appear average in person, but the flavors are so complex and absolutely delicious. Although their main entrees sounded (and looked) amazing, I'm glad I got to sample a few pasta dishes because they were all exquisite. Tried the butter and sage w/ handmade pasta, lamb ravioli, and the (night's special) lamb ragu w/handmade pasta, as well as the fondita fondue for an appetizer. I highly recommend all dishes, particularly the butter and sage pasta and the fondue! Next time, I would like to try the prosciutto appetizer and the pork chop main dish.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Excellent food, well prepared. Excellent service. Nice atmosphere. Popular place. Menu selections are not run of the mill, this is not a meatballs and red sauce place. I'd go again any time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CHARMING AMBIANCE
    islandgal
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    I was eager to try Cascina Spinasse as it gets great reviews. We were warmly greeted and our waiter was very attentive. The menu was very limited with no seafood or poultry dishes available. I mentioned to the waiter I do not eat meat and he suggested one of the pasta dishes could be prepared without the snails. I opted for a salad and their highly rated butter sage pasta. Both were delicious. My friend ordered the pork ribs which was flavorful and more like a small pork roast. I did try it….delicious but on the dry side. Dessert was not memorable. If you don't mind a limited menu this is a unique spot for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    ekoshyVIP
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    I love to eat and I appreciate food that was prepared with care. Cascina Spinasse offers decedent Italian fare. Coupled with the comfortable and thoughtful service and the hand made pastas (made on the grounds) to die for, this is what fine-dining Italian style should be all about.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Make your reservations well ahead
    Seeyouthere
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Very popular (well deserved) so not a good idea to just drop in. Signage is pretty much non-existent so bring the address.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spun up by Spinasse
    Cougzilla
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    My favorite restaurant did me right on my 40th. Cocktails at the bar next door, followed by a wonderful evening of excellent food and drink. The staff was outstanding and very knowledgeable about the food and even talked me down from my "I want to order every pasta on the menu" ledge. Also the deer birthday candle with the excellent Rhubarb cake to finish off the night was marvelous
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    kateVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Did the Menu Degustazione, it was one of the most incredible dining experiences we've ever had! Spinasse ALWAYS delivers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First Time
    GeneQ3
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    This was my first visit to Spinasse but will not be my last. Wonderful food with a knowledgeable staff for both food and wine. Our server Von was helpful, witty and charming without interfering with our dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wow
    Suziecruzie
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Amazing egg noodles. Everything is wonderful and service is pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best of the Best
    YourTravelDesigner
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Whether entertaining out of town guests, clients or just looking for an amazing meal with your significant other this is my go to spot in Seattle for the best food, wine and service. We always pop in to Artusi next door for a drink first and then segue in to the dining room. They never fail to please with an always changing and seasonal, innovative menu with a few perennial favorites that never disappoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect. Again.
    BobinMagnoliaVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    I keep going back to Spinasse wondering if they'll be able to maintain their consistency as one of Seattle's best restaurants. They do. The food is over the top good and the service is the best in town. The atmosphere is relaxed, not snooty.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • WOW
    born2eatVIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    WOW...as in "what others want" in a food expereince...the service was so attentive, the ambience unpretentious but charming, and the pasta pure perfection. We ordered the halibut appetizer and liked it so much we had to have another. Terrific!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always worth the visit
    foodieworldVIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Nothing less than 5 stars -- for everything! Innovative, quality, and astonishingly consistent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate