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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Excellent service and attentive staff. The food was excellent.
Great menu and great atmosphere.Friendly and knowledgeable staff. I’ll be back!
love the place and the staff and the manager Joel is excellent
Having lived in Seattle most of my life, I was unaware of this restaurant, largely because of never wanting to venture into Pioneer Square in the evening unless it was to attend a baseball game. But with the revitalization in the area, the removal of the Viaduct, and seeing the website for this restaurant, I decided it was worth trying. It was fantastic! Took me 35 years (the approximate age of this establishment) but I plan on going back as often as possible in the coming years. Thank you.
One of the best Italian food we have had in a while and Great service made this a perfect dining experience.
always great in every catagory. Outstanding service and food
Great date night away from the baby. Service was outstanding, very authentic. Definitely will make this a regular occasion
Always the highest quality of food, drink, and service, and one my most favorite in Seattle.
We've already recommended I'll Terrazzo Carmine to nearly everyone we've spoken with since our lovely dinner! Such a special evening!
One of my favorite restaurants. It never disappoints.
My Wife took me here for my birthday Dec. 30 2019.
We both have dined at many resturants all over the World and would place this restaurant at the top.
Everything could not have been better from our waiter , food quality and ambiance.
We would fly from SF to Seattle just to have dinner here.
A dinner out that we will never forget!
Thank you all for making it all so special.
We returned again for our annual lunch date and we were, yet again, thrilled that we did. This wonderful restaurant maintains a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, the services is outstanding and the food consistently excellent. We started with the calamari (not breaded and in a very tasty puttanesca flavored sauce) that we thoroughly enjoyed. The crab and shrimp ravioli in lobster sauce was outstanding as was my husbands clam linguine. We will be back for our holiday date again next year!
The fresh pasta, the wonderful sauces, the perfectly done clams, mussels and prawns, and the good natured and impeccable service make this place a really class act to enjoy again and again. The lobster sauce on the ravioli stuffed with crab and shrimp was, said my dining partner, to die for -- but she lived! We had a great time.
Everything was fine but it was too pricey. Particularly the wine was very expensive for what he got
Always good. Very special place. Don't get there often enough.
Wonderful food and service! It’s as good as it’s always been.
As always it is a treat to go to Il Terrazzo. The antipasto is amazing and the wine recommendation was nothing less than perfect.
Il Terrazzo is excellent. Enjoy a warm & inviting ambiance with friends while you experience beautifully prepared Italian cuisine, fine wines, and delicious desserts.
Our clam pasta was full of sand and very bland. The waiter seem to just want to upsell dishes. It just wasn't as same experience as other visits.
Always the best Italian in Seattle. Have been going to Terrazzo since the ‘80s. An absolutely terrific spot!
Our waiter was kinda about himself, it was a little weird. But food was excellent and great location. Thank you
My favorite Italian restaurant in Seattle! Food is always delectable and the service is top notch!
We had a lovely business lunch here with 4 people. The food and the service was wonderful. It is a little loud for good conversation (even though we were in the front corner). My only complaint is that they do you validate parking for lunch reservations. The prices for lunch (in my opinion) warrant the parking validation. Since it's down on 1st and really your only decent parking option is their garage, it would be a nice touch to validate for lunch if your total bill is over a certain amount.
Outstanding as always. Been coming here for years and they never disappoint.
Excellent all around, but noisier than I would like.
Still a top place to enjoy fine dining in Seattle
The perfect holiday meal with an old friend.. Table #6 was the perfect corner for catching up & celebrating the season. Such a Seattle dining treasure. Cheers!
Always meets expectations of excellence.
I always try to celebrate my birthday with sweetbreads at Carmines. Outstanding venison-stuffed raviolis as a starter and then the sweetbreads. Great presentation, outstanding table on the balcony and superb service by Paul P. Will return
Always a delight; patron for 12+ years.
My go to place when visiting Seattle, it never disappoints from the moment you walk in....
The food was very good and the service was excellent. A very comfortable restaurant to enjoy a meal
Great service. The pasta was so-so for the money.
Way to noisy not a romantic spot for a celebration.
We arrived just before 8. We were seated next to a long table with ~16 people, and extended family(?), and so it was very loud. Food was competent if not sparkling. Free valet parking is nice, but hard to discover.
All right here is excellent
As always, the food, the service, the setting was fantastic. A great way to kick off the holidays with special friends.