Il Terrazzo Carmine
Il Terrazzo Carmine is located in historic Pioneer Square - nestled in an urban-renewed alley with entrances through the vintage lobby on First Avenue or through the delightful courtyard in the back. Since 1984, Carmine Smeraldo's classic Italian restaurant has been where the locals have chosen to return over and over again. From the Carpaccio Di Bue and Spaghettini Dell 'Ortolano for lunch to the Suprema Di Pollo Farcita and Zuppa Di Pesce for dinner you will know you have gone to a place where excellence is a way of life. Arguably the best Italian restaurant in Seattle, Il Terrazzo serves classical Italian cuisine with an atmosphere you may want to call home and never leave
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Cute decor, food tasted great, and service was friendly.
We love to go to IlTerrazo Carmine because they are consistently good with their service, food quality and the ambiance, which is perfect!
Thanks for another wonderful dinner experience.
I have been coming to Il Terrazzo Carmine for 25 years now, and it is consistently excellent. The service was so thoughtful, they placed us in a perfect place for my 95 year old mother who is hard of hearing, we had an amazing time together. I LOVE this restaurant.
Our 38th wedding anniversary and Il Terrazzo was a splendid choice. Great attentive service from the moment we walked in. I think this is easily one of the best restaurants in town. I had a perfect osso bucco and my wife had some small plates of Caesar salad, sautéed spinach and some crab brochettes. Always a great experience here.
Such a great atmosphere, beautiful place to dine in. The patio is gorgeous, the food of course is amazing. The service was lovely, my friend got a free tiramisu cake for her birthday! Overall, great place!!
hard to find but oh so worth it--great meal great staff will be back--
My best girlfriend and I had a “girls” weekend. This is our favorite restaurant. Our server, Chester, was the absolute best, especially when it came to the wine selections!! I feel we received 5/5 star treatment!
Another wonderful dinner and total experience at ITC. The food and service was outstanding once again. Special thanks to Alesha and Ryan for making us feel welcomed and like family.
Restaurant ambiance was really nice. They gave us free dessert for our anniversary. The food was top notch as well!
Superb all the way around. Our server was very helpful in exploring both the menu and wine list. We enjoyed every minute. Kudo's to the server from friends in St. Petersburg, FL!
This wonderful restaurant is a Seattle Classic. Don't miss it.
When we lived in Seattle we dined here as often as weekly most months. We returned excited to visit our top favorite places. The server could not be more pushy in rushing us from ordering to up charging us to acting snotty. This was not the Il Terrazo of a few years ago.
Always amazing and Chester our server was great!
The food Is always fantastic and the bread doesn’t get any better!!!!
Great staff, great food and a wonderful experience everytime we go.
Great service and excellent food
Never disappointed here. Excellent menu. Superb chef. Mangiamo!
Our server was charming and the ambiance was lovely
Always wonderful! Consistently terrific - yummy food, attentive service - every time!
Always consistently the best seafood in town, halibut and salmon are perfect
We loved our experience at Il Terrazzo Carmine. The food, service, and ambiance was as wonderful as always. I hosted four people, three of whom were in from out of town, who did not stop raving.
The only difficulty of the entire night was finding the place. There is no exterior building confirmation of the address. There is no signage that announces Il Terrazo and the entrance is inside a lobby with a very small plaque that identifies the restaurant. While we were looking on the street we met 3 other couples looking for the same place and grousing about the absence of signage or directions. It is a area of downtown that has recently had some bad press, loitering and wandering the street looking for the entrance was uncomfortable. a sign would be a great help.
We had a lovely time. Very romantic setting, excellent food and service. It made for a very special anniversary dinner.
Overall we had a wonderful time. The service was great. The atmosphere was welcoming. Our appetizers were very good. The only reason I am giving 4 stars is a couple of our main courses were good but not great. My wife ordered the Osso Buco. The taste was there but it wasn't as tender as it could be. I ordered a veal chop. Again the flavor was there but it was a little overcooked.
If you are looking for a classic Italian restaurant I would still recommend Il Terrazzo Carmin.
The food and service were exellent. The ambiance was lively.
We received a gift card from a friend who is a chef. We always trust his judgement and he was right again! The restaurant was warm and inviting and the service was attentive and not at all overbearing. We enjoyed the food and wine selection. It is expensive, but very high quality dining!
Out waiter was great. He anticipated our needs before we needed to ask and also paid attention to our time constraint. We were so caught up in our company and sinner! We will be back!
We started with the calamari appetizer which was fresh, light and very good. I had the Capellini Di Mare which had plenty of seafood, however the shrimp in it was overcooked and rubbery. My husband had the Osso Bucco which he very much enjoyed. The service was impeccable. While they have an excellent wine list, the wine was ridiculously overpriced. Enjoyed the evening but probably won’t return because while good, the quality didn’t justify the price.
The calamari tasted precooked rinsed and added to sauce. Unsalted and watery.
Cesaer salad good and
Pennette with salmon was marvelous and al dente.
Ricardo was cool
Always fabulous food! Prices high for lunch. Service good and ambiance wonderful!
We love this restaurant, we’ve only been one time before but both times it’s been a special experience with delicious food.
Fabulous food in great ambience and outstanding service - professional and friendly
Always consistently good on all fronts; food, service and atmosphere.
Outstanding restaurant! Hope to dine here again, soon!
Great wine, amazing service, & the best Italian food!
Beautiful restaurant. The food and service were both off. Wrong salad came out, fish was undercooked, dessert tasted store bought.
Like eating In Milan.
Great food but far too noisy - woman at next table just shouted all evening, we couldn’t even talk to each other as we couldn’t hear!!
Always a stop when we are in town. Food is amazing friendly wait staff and great wine selection.
The food was lovely but our favorite part was the service. Our waiter was very attentive personable and kind. We would go back just because of him!