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Often tagged as "Romantic" and "Good for a Date", trust your fellow diners and join us for Valentines Day!
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Love this restaurant. The pasta is made fresh and I have never had a bad dish. Service great. Cocktails are excellent and wonderful wine list. Really one of my favorite restaurants in Seattle. You must try it. You will not be disappointed.
Food was very good. They had had some kind of freezer problem, but it didn't seem to affect the food much. The only exception was we ordered a dessert that was supposed to be berries and whipped cream...but there were almost no berries. It seemed like they had probably run out of berries. Rigatoni with sausage and apple was probably the best dish...unusual to have apples with pasta, but it worked, and it was also nice and hot. One the other dishes (something similar to fettucini with cream sauce) was not hot enough.
Cozy spot in the middle of Wallingford. The food is incredible. I recommend bringing a gang (make a reservation!) and order one of everything.
Amazing service and amazing food!
The atmosphere was great, and the room temperature was very nice (I dislike a cold restaurant). All of the food was very tasty, but ... the mushroom risotto had few mushrooms. We also ordered an appetizer that had mushrooms and it, too, had few mushrooms. That was disappointing because the wait staff talked up how fresh and good the mushrooms were. We really like Cantinetta and will be back.
A very good Italian restaurant set into an old corner brick building in lower Wallingford. Better food than just a neighborhood joint but with that desired intimate feel. We've tried the Cantinetta in Bellevue too but weren't nearly as impressed; this one seems better in every way.
NYE dinner. Service, food/menu and ambiance were all very good!
The restaurant was absolutely packed and is spite of that we had wonderful service. The food was spot on. One of my favorite bolognese in town!
we have been to Cantinetta several times in the pass. It has always been dependable for food. the food was nice but lacked taste or authenticity. it was a disappointment this time but will still try again in the future. the location is great neighborhood location.
Seattle has gotten too expensive to eat out. Corkage fees now $30. Wow. When the wine list comes to half of your bill if you don't bring your own, you might as well stay home.
Always a pleasure coming here. The food is always top notch and the servers well informed and inspired. We had a young server this time who lacked a little polish, but he's on his way to becoming a very fine server.
Cantinetta is an amazing and intimate restaurant that is perfect for dates and small get togethers. The atmosphere is lively and the service is impeccable.
It was great to be back! Thanks to the entire staff!
VERY loud. We had an early reservation and were seated in the back, past the bar. The noise level was low when we arrived but built steadily over the next hour to the point where conversation across the table was impossible. Otherwise an excellent meal and experience.
My kind of restaurant!!! Our server Ryan is great every visit!!
Sat at the bar - fantastic!
The food was outstanding and the hospitality was wonderful!
Way to noisy to have a conversation
A true neighborhood gem, delicious Italian food and lovely red wine. Our experience was delightful!
Catinetta is always reliable for great food and an appropriately seasonal selection. It's also very noisy, although the table are cozy, so you're never far away from the people you're talking with. They're also usually good about reservations and service, but this time we waited for at least half an hour past our reservation time before we were seated (treated to a glass of Prosecco to pass the time), and once we were seated our waiter made greeted us and got so busy elsewhere that we had to flag down someone else to place our order -- it was one of the hostesses who graciously rescued us. Our food was delivered in a reasonable time and was delicious, and our waiter did make occasional appearances to check on us and to take our dessert order. The sweet potato gnocci with oxtail was excellent, and the pistachio gelato could easily become habit-forming.
It was lovely food and a great experience as always. The server was a bit surly though. This is not typical.
Good ambiance but main courses where over cooked and lacked flavor.
Our new favorite. I wish we had discovered it years ago. Love the warm atmosphere, marvelous food and great service.
Took sad advantage of Restaurant Week and so glad we did! Food was amazing with each course carrying its own flavors. Service was the best. Lovely place.
I love this place! I'm not one to usually write a review, but I've been here three times over two restaurant weeks, and each time the food blew me away. Great atmosphere, and really excellent food!
Lovely spot, we go every year for her birthday and our anniversary.
Not the quietest location, but friendly staff great food...just love it.
Another great dinner at Cantinetta- however, we were seated in the back behind the bar and it was a bit noisy and drafty by the door.
Food was good, however, it was very noisy- not a category offered on the review site.
The six of us had a great time. The food was terrific but the waiter was SLOW!!! He had a difficult
time getting our order correct and drinks would be another topic to discuss. I would never hire this individual to work at my business.
Otherwise we had a great time visiting, coworkers and recently retired now friends...
The service was outstanding. The owner choose a great bottle of wine for us. The food was loved by all!
Enjoyed the ambiance & quaint atmosphere. Love that it is a neighborhood place. Excellent handmade pasta. Tasty menu, but would like to see it expanded & bread options included. Very romantic, not quiet, but that is part of the charm. Enjoyed our meals & hope to return!
Food and service were terrific, but would not return due to the noise level. The restaurant was packed on a Thursday night during restaurant month which may account for the noise. We found it difficult to carry on a conversation. Were pleased with the food and service.
We are frequently at Cantinetta, usually sitting at the bar visiting with Randy. However, we were celebrating two family birthdays and sat in the dining room.
As always the food and service were impeccable! It was the first day of Restaurant Week (which I didn't realize when I made the reservations) and the service was efficient.
Everyone in our group had a great time! Thank you.
Cantinetta was a lovely little restaurant with delicious food and fabulous drinks. The staff was all very friendly and personable-I would definitely go back!
Delicious food and great drinks and atmosphere! Always a treat! The zeppoles were delicious!
Fantastic service, wonderful delicious food! I will definitely be back again soon!
This beautiful neighborhood gem has become my favorite over the years. Consistently great food-friendly and attentive service (Thanks Randy and Ryan) and interesting menu choices makes this a go-to for all occasions, special or simple.
They make you feel at home and feed you like family!
While the food was great (everyone especially enjoyed the lamb gnocchi they currently have on their menu), our entire experience was a soured by three issues: waiting too long before someone offered to take our drink order, even after we mentioned two of our party couldn't make it last minute; a wine replacement we weren't informed of, which we also know is partially our fault for not noticing, but I guess we will no longer be as trusting when going out to dinner; and additions to our final bill that on any other occasion might have been dismissed as a mistake just was the cherry on top.
We'd recommend Cantinetta for the food, but we learned a valuable lesson: always check the wine and don't assume the server has brought you what you mean to purchase.
We were compensated with a drop in price on the wine and the additional items taken off our bill. But it's doubtful we will return.
Always good. We go a few times a year and are never disappointed.
Enjoyed the restaurant but gave a 4 because they out of the wine I selected on the menu! Otherwise all good