Andaluca

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Mediterranean
Resonating with the romance of the Mediterranean, Andaluca Restaurant’s food and design have been a winning combination since 1996. Celebrating our 22nd year, we feature seasonal Northwest foods combined with the flavors and spices of Spain, Greece, Turkey and many other Mediterranean countries. Chef Tiffany Layco and our culinary team create flavorful, distinctive cuisine that has drawn rave reviews from travelers and locals alike. Whether it be our signature Paella or Petit Rib Roast, the menu provides a wide array of tempting items. We look forward to seeing you as we celebrate 22 years of serving the very best the Northwest has to offer.
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Seattle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We wanted to dine there for a long time. We finally made it last Saturday and it was all we were told it was going to be. Even better...my husband the picky eater LOVED IT! They will see us again soon.

GQ
Seattle
26 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food at Andaluca was wonderful as always.
Unfortunately our server was not. Waited a half hour just to get a menu.
And once we had our menu we had to call our server back just to order appetizers and drinks.
It almost felt like he was purposely ignoring our party.
Now I have to admit at other trips to the restaurant the service had been right in line with the food and has enhanced the dining experience.
Saturday night though, was not one of those times.

KC
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful! Had dinner during Seattle restaurant week. Can’t wait to go back.

E
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

The food was good and so was the service but neither was worth the price.

DG
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Delicious food and cocktails. We did get our food before our drinks, this was only thing that was negative. Otherwise it was a great evening!

DR
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner at Andaluca was a real treat, and certainly our favorite, by far, of our Restaurant Week experiences. We are already planning to come back during our downtown holiday shopping in December, and Andaluca will be top of the list when we take out-of-town relatives to dinner.

M
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to Bruce for making our first experience here so lovely! He was friendly, great to chat with, and made great dinner recommendations! The food tasted great. Thank you for having us!

OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When booking the reservation, I mentioned that my husband and I were celebrating our 12th wedding anniversary. Shortly after we were seated, our server brought us two complimentary glasses of champagne! The service was fantastic. Everyone was so nice. We had the scallops for an appetizer, my husband had the paella, and I had the halibut. Everything was delicious. We will definitely be back!

AW
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was so amazing! highly recommend for romantic dates or close friends.

OT
Anchorage
5 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Service was competent but uninspired. Two of the members of my party ordered the paella. Unfortunately, it was bland and the rice was undercooked. I ordered the duck breast and found it to be quite good, well prepared and nicely presented.

DR
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly service and delicious food for Seattle Restaurant Week

RD
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was really delicious: we had the Seattle restaurant week menu, which was not only yummy, but also included full-sized portions (something you don't always get with a special "value" menu). We also ordered a couple of extra items off the regular menu, just to try them. We were pleasantly surprised that we were there for their weekly (Wed, 4:30pm) complimentary (and yet very generously poured) wine tasting. Mauritzio (bartender) was friendly and informative re: the wines, and it was just an extra bonus at an already really great meal event. Nice selection on the wine list, too.

Dishes we recommend: the scallop appetizer, pear salad, halibut, pork tenderloin, liquid chocolate cake

These are really just nits, but here they are:

Feel free to skip: the bread service (baba ganoush and hummus were good, but the bread was nothing special) and the mashed potato side (pretty plain and a bit pricey for what it is)

The decor was a bit dated but cozy and comfortable, and the place was not too noisy, even as it filled up. Service was professional and helpful when offered, but was understaffed during their busy restaurant week rush, so things really slowed down as more and more people arrived.

We will definitely make the trek (from Bremerton) into Seattle again for Andaluca and will take friends/family here.

m
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great ambiance great value during restaurant week!

W
Seattle
45 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is such a jewell! I wish I was one of the regulars who are so warmly welcomed. Everything is just right here.

F
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

food was "ok". The paella had a few pieces of char on the shrimp which gave it an occasionally burnt flavor. Bread was bland, and baba ganoush was not great. The Halibut was overcooked as well.

RS
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delightful and delicious. The liquid chocolate cake was the best dessert my husband and I have ever had.

OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High quality food, cooked to perfection! The grilled scallops were perfectly cooked, as was the seafood in am the paella. The pork chop with cherry moutarda was sublime, perfect for a fall dinner before the theatre!

LK
San Diego
47 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We visited Andaluca during our stay at the beautiful Magnolia Park Hotel. We enjoyed breakfast there everyday, and celebrated our anniversary with dinner at Andaluca on our last night in Seattle. The food and service were outstanding each time. ALL the servers were professional, polite and accommodating in every way.

Although the menu isn't extensive, the choices are well thought-out and expertly executed. Their croissants at breakfast are the best we've had outside of France (and that's saying a lot!), served with extra butter and delicious artisan jam. Heaven on a plate! Coffee is good and strong, eggs were perfectly cooked, and the special scramble on our first morning was absolutely yummy! Beautifully ripe fresh fruit is always a treat at breakfast. The seasonal pear salad at dinner was light and lovely, and the paella was excellent, topped the biggest, juiciest mussels we've ever seen. It could easily serve two, depending on your appetite.

And the lemon pana cotta dessert - oh my! It was so light and lemony and the plum sauce was the perfect balance. An outstanding meal and a wonderful way to end our stay. Thank you!

c
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

This is a lovely restaurant with good food and service however their policy of no cell phones is draconian. I was at the restaurant at 6 o’clock in the evening there were no other tables occupied that I could see and yet I was asked to get off the phone when I was speaking quietly with my husband. I won’t go back

BC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great flavors and vegetable-meat combinations. Pork was excellent but could have been hotter when served

TI
Seattle
13 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal. The Paella was fantastic. Great wine list. The soup special was wonderful as were the carrots we ordered.

e
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible atmosphere, service and food. First class! Loved it!

PW
Kent
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the few restaurants we have been to recently where the noise level was lov enough for us to be able to have an easy conversation. Service (Bruce) was fantastic and the food was quite good.

DH
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Celebrated my birthday with my sisters. We loved the food in Madrid and was pleased with the paella and pork chops.

D
Montana
56 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had not been to Andaluca in probably 20 years since we had moved away. Now that we are closer again we know we will be coming back more often. Food and service were SUPERB!!!

AS
Anchorage
20 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was the best I have ever had in Seattle! Ambiance was perfect, no loud music so you could actually talk and food was great. Handled our allergies wonderfully and was actually able to eat tasty food!

N
Raleigh
76 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great server; pleasant atmosphere; interesting and tasty food options

H
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambience, well trained staff that was responsive. Pork Chop was generous in size and delicious.

JM
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredibly delicious food (and very reasonably priced given its quality), marvelously pleasant and charming staff, very good drinks. The washroom situation is a little peculiar and requires a bit of a walk, but it wasn't a big deal at all. We had a lovely time!

RS
Seattle
55 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb, as always. My favorite Seattle restaurant.

f
Kansas City
20 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Paella and salmon excellent. Will RETURN

C
Tampa
68 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

During our recent visit to Seattle we studied many of the top restaurants and this one was a must. It did not disappoint with its excellent service, lovely interesting Spanish inspired cuisine and charming atmosphere. We recommend it.

L
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service, drinks and food was just phenomenal.
We just got married 09-07-19 out at Deception Pass and on our last day in Washington state we celebrated by exploring downtown and then ending with excellent service, delicious food and great company.
They gave us a dessert to say congratulations for our special day.
TRAVIS, our server was very attentive.
Did I mention, the food was AMAZING!!!

DJ
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Warm, inviting greeting. Excellent service. Outstanding food, nice selection too. Met Chef Tiffany, such a wonderful person. It would be difficult to top this restaurant anywhere. We had an amazing experience. Perfectly cooked prime rib, beautifully presented. Love this place.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

The ambiance is outdated

DD
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had not dined at Andaluca for many years and was so impressed with Chef Tiffany Layco's amazing food and super professional, friendly service.

FG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Andaluca is a great little place with exceptional food selections with a French, Middle-Eastern flair. It's a quiet, cozy setting great for a romantic outing. Service is above grade and they provide complimentary valet parking.

E
Portland
23 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waitress was attentive and the fruit tart was fantastic.

OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love this place. Great service. The waitstaff is always attentive and very friendly. Amazing food. Their chef is creative and consistent. The decor is dated but still warm and inviting. It’s often cozy and quiet unless you go on the weekends then it will be a little louder and busier.

DD
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, great atmosphere. We ate there 4 times in 3 days.

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