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About Firenze Ristorante Italiano

Firenze Ristorante Italiano in Bellevue, Washington specializes in serving traditional Italian cuisine. The restaurant offers a cozy ambience with candlelit tables and soft opera music playing in the background.

Firenze Ristorante Italiano serves lunch and dinner and offers a variety of appetizers, salads, pasta, meats, seafood and vegetables on the menu. Entr�e selections at the restaurant include stuffed chicken breast, grilled quail, grilled lamb chops, spaghetti carbonara, ravioli aurora and tortellini alla panna. In addition to the food selection, Firenze Ristorante Italiano also offers an extensive selection of wine and champagne available by the glass, half bottle or full bottle.

15600 NE 8th ST
Bellevue, WA 98008
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch M-F 11:30am-2pm
Diner M-S 5pm-1030pm
Sunday 12-10pm

Cross Street:
NE 8th St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(425) 957-1077

Website:
http://firenzerestaurantbellevue.com/

Parking Details:
Free parking is located just outside the restaurant.

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Firenze Ristorante Italiano Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

3.9

ambience

3.7

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

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Great for Outdoor Dining (24)
Late-night Find (13)
Great for Brunch (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on August 15, 2015

Unfortunately was seated in the backroom with no table cloths and lots of kids. The food and service were great but the ambiance suffered. Definitely not our best experience here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 15, 2015

We didn't know what to expect, but were more than pleasantly surprised by this little restaurant. There were a few too many tables for the space, so some noise, but overall the ambience was nice, and they had a very good wine list.

The food lived up to their claims and my spaghetti was authentic Italian. My husband couldn't stop eating his veal piccata. It was tender and very tasty. We'll be back soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on July 15, 2015

Best chicken piccata west of little italy in nyc

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 9, 2015

When our party of 15 arrived for dinner they said they did not have a reservation for us. We showed them the reservation confirmation so they accommodated us. They asked if we used Open Table and we confirmed that we did. The meal was wonderful but the fact that they weren't expecting our large part was disheartening. They quickly shuffled a bunch of tables together and weren't able to put us in their private room because the air conditioner was broken.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on June 6, 2015

This is my absolute favorite Italian restaurant in Bellevue. They make some truly authentic and very delicious food. Their specials change frequently but they are always quite tasty. The restaurant is small so if you want to eat there on a Friday or Saturday you should make a reservation. They are so popular that they book up quickly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 30, 2015

Typical family style Italian restaurant. Friendly and professional. The food was good, a bit too much garlic for us, but tasty. The side salad was very expensive for tired lettuce with nothing on it. Our group had the Mista and Cesare salads. Our waiter was very attentive but forgot a couple of details such as spoons for our coffee and brought diner size forks for our deserts. The Chocolate Tartuffo was wonderful! Excellent wine list! Overall a good experience, and good food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 23, 2015

Firenze has excellent Classic Italian food. The Gorgonzola chicken is outstanding.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 11, 2015

Great authentic Florentine cuisine. Great heavily Italian wine list. One of the very best Italian restaurants on the Eastside.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on May 10, 2015

Overall service was good. We arrived 40 min prior to our reservations and they were able to accommodate us. That was very nice.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on April 21, 2015

Just superb old world Italian food and the friendliest hosts and waitstaff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 19, 2015

If you live in the neighborhood, it's a great find. It won't replace my favorite Italian restaurant, but it's good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 14, 2015

The food and service are always consistent; Firenze's is our 'go to' Italian restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 12, 2015

Really enjoyed the food, especially the antipasto and calimari pea soup appetizers. So delicious and unexpected. The entree tortellini was good also. I love their home made bread with olive oil, awesome!

We had lunch and the restaurant was empty except for one family with a small child, a bit noisy but not a problem.

The service was excellent, fast and courteous.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on February 11, 2015

I had lunch here last week with a group of 15 people. Serve was appropriately attentive, food was great & all of our entrees were served at the same time. Always a good meal here!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 2, 2015

Recently relocated to the area and I am thrilled that I found an Italian restaurant gem!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 8, 2015

I was searching through Open Table to find a local Italian restaurant and settled on Firenze. Our group of 10 LOVED it! Food was amazing!

We can't wait to go back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on December 27, 2014

We have been going here off and on for more than 15 years. If there was ever an example of a seemingly unassuming strip mall restaurant that has consistently amazing food, great wine list, impeccable service - this is it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 20, 2014

Firenze personnel say that they no longer are a part of Open Table. They did not have any record of our reservation, made well in advance, for 7 people for a significant occasion. Despite this, they immediately made a table for our party, gave great service, and we had fabulous food and wine! Please get them back on Open Table, or delete them, so others don't make reservations that aren't received by them.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 15, 2014

This was a disappointing experience. We were here once before and not blown away but we tried it again. The food was average at best. The prices were too high for the quality.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 3, 2014

The main course was outstanding but the calamari was short a few calamari now. Will not order that again at that price $12?
Had to send the bread back because it was stale. The waiter told us that "real Italian bread is hard" What a condescending comment to a couple of world travelers. I should not have left the 20% tip, but he did bring new fresh bread. We like this place, but hope quality and value do not decline more.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 31, 2014

We had a party of 6 and when the bill came they had added gratuity of 22%! A party of 6 doesn't seem large enough to automatically add gratuity and on top of that 22% is ridiculous. We have eaten here on several occasions but this made our entire group rethink going again.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 29, 2014

The service was excellent. The food very, very good. The vegetables were so green and fresh tasting

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on October 24, 2014

Normally I love this restaurant. This time the waiter was indifferent, the caesar salad was terrible and the main course was just okay. Bummer! This should be a great neighborhood spot… if the service was better maybe I would have felt differently.

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vip
 (Tahoe)·Dined on September 27, 2014

We had great entrees there. I had the bolangnase , which was the best I ever had. the ravioli my wife had were also excellent. The only complaint I have is the Ceasar Salad was bland. It had no taste, b.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 14, 2014

Great service, EXCELLENT food!!!! Our absolute favorite spot for a good dinner!! Always worth the 45 minute drive for us!!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 1, 2014

Open restaurants were hard to find on Labor Day but this one was notably open. The food was good, the staff were attentive and friendly. Overall, a good place to eat.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Late-night Find
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 23, 2014

Ordered a specific bottle of wine. When the opened wine bottle arrived and poured, it was not what was ordered.
When asking the waiter about this, he replied "Oh, we do not have that one. This one is just like it." ????.
Service is extremely slow, food is good. Don't order the quail, you will starve.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 23, 2014

Went to dinner with a group of friends and we had a fabulous time! The food and wine was excellent, our server was a lot of fun, but professional, just had and overall fun & yummy time with friends.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 15, 2014

If a friend asked, "it was fine." Not the best, not to be avoided. It was fine. The service was the best part, our server was aware of our needs and attentive. Recommended if you're in the area and want Italian, not necessarily worth a trek.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 13, 2014

You really eat better in Firenze (citta) than this restaurant. Good appetizers. Main courses served with mashed potatoes suggests Americanization and quail dish was unimaginative and under spiced. Service good but slow. I might return when the chef gets back from vacation. Did not have an Itlian feel to it.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on July 29, 2014

It was strange that all items on their Seafood menu and the Fresh Catch were not available. Could it be because we had Groupon?

Food was good, service inadequate. Restaurant was empty except for one group and a couple of tables on the patio.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on June 21, 2014

Staff is competent but unfriendly. 'Regulars' are greeted profusely but new customers seem unwelcome. Food is ok but uninspired. Have been here a number of times, always hoping for a change. This was our last visit.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 18, 2014

As always, the food was delicious. I hadn't been to Firenze in a while, and now I'm wondering why I've been away so long! I'll be returning soon.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 13, 2014

Very good food, good service. Caesar salad was just ok, charged extra for anchovies in it and not enough dressing, but all else very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Tahoe)·Dined on June 7, 2014

The place isn't pretty but the food was good the last few times I was there. I usually have have the clams linguini which is a signature dish and has always been excellent. This time it had just a few clams and the pasta was dry and very over pepperd. My friend had the snapper which was covered in a red sauce and not very good. They may have changed chefs.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 3, 2014

The food was very good, the atmosphere was very elegant and the wait staff were very attentive.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on June 1, 2014

We have been coming here since they opened over 20 years ago and although we have not been there for a number of years this visit proved that they have not missed a beat. Delicious pasta and seafood greeted us during this visit and their New York heritage showed through. A great experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on May 17, 2014

The meal we had was great. The veal was excellent and was the lamb delicious. The wait staff seem to be a bunch of characters. We had an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 25, 2014

This reaturant is a GEM! We love to go to this place for special occasions. Salvatore always greets his guests and the staff make you so comfortable. The food is great and the wine selection is fantastic! WE LOVE IT!!!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on April 20, 2014

Firenze is a neighborhood restaurant we have been frequenting for more than a dozen years. Food is always good and so it is popular. Excellent wine list and interesting specials.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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