Cinque Terre Ristorante
Modern Italian, Oyster Bar, Neopolitan style artisan pizzas, House Made Pastas, Fresh and local seafood.
Cinque Terre is a beautiful area of the Italian Riviera which is comprised of five villages. The towns are connected by medieval style walkable paths. These villages are a favored destination for travelers to Italy where seafood is prevalent. Pesto, a condiment made of fresh basil, is the flagship of tradition in the region. At Cinque Terre, we make our pesto every day from the freshest and top quality ingredients. We always have on the menu, Muscoli (mussels), Polpo (octopus), Gamberi (shrimp) and a variety of seasonal seafood, artisan pizzas along with house-made pastas.
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5th - Octopus two ways
Pasta casareccia carbonara
So delicious! Lovely ambiance and excellent service. Great for any occasion really.
Great service and fantastic food. I would recommend for anyone that likes Italian cuisine and is in South Lake Union.
Nora and the rest of the staff were very attentive, and EVERYTHING was AMAZING!!!
We waited 15 minutes after being seated (and had to ask) to get greeted by our server. She then brought out a "free" carpaccio plate for the table for our inconvenience, but then proceeded to leave us a bill with it on there, so....not free.
Food was really good. They were either understaffed (join the club) or our server was otherwise occupied. She never introduced herself by name.
Great food, incredible service, wonderful evening.
My husband and I met with a dear friend we haven’t seen in 20 years and her husband. We got lost in conversation and the good food and wine. We ended up staying 4 hours… until the restaurant closed. I know that’s not the norm but our server remained gracious, attentive and very kind the whole night. Fantastic service!! Thank you so much for a special night!
Always consistent and great service always
We had a great meal. Service was also excellent with our waitress Nora leading the way. Lasagna, pizza, and chicken parmesan were all great.
A Light Airy Comfortable Restaurant with fantastic food.
Wonderful meal. Our waiter was great but due to staffing issues the service was slow. Food was great. And they apologized for the the slow service by treating us to wine and dessert!
Service is slow….food is decent at a relatively low price!
We had a 9pm reservation. Was seated at 925, got our drinks 20 minutes later and didn’t start eating until 1015. Birthday dessert was skipped. The service while everyone was SUPER kind, it just wasn’t timely.
Appetizers and Entres are both well portioned and excellently prepared. Wine list is robust with great quality and selection. Servers are knowledgeable and all work as a team to provide wonderful customer service. We love this restaurant and each here each time we visit the Seattle area.
Top notch service provided by Hartley!
We loved this restaurant. It was a cool modern atmosphere. We especially loved the rigatoni with wild boar, which was one of our favorite meals in Italy.
Amazing food, friendly staff. Perfect evening. Highly recommend. Get the tiramisu!
The service was good, but the food was not. It tasted like frozen food.
Foods good. Services good. Definitely will go back
Took a long time to get food
Especially when with hungry kids
Booked a table for Mama's birthday. They really made it special and went above and beyond. I'm very much thankful. Filet perfectly cooked. Pesto was awesome and a silent winner on the menu. Oysters on point. Thank you for awesome evening.
Fantastic service and great food. Late night happy hour is a wonderful value and you won't leave hungry. Delicious food, great atmosphere. Service from hostess, foodrunner, and server was fantastic. This restaurant is doing everything right.
Great food, it looks like they don’t have their full menu back yet but octopus app was incredible!
Presentation of the oysters unmatched. Filet top notch. Excellent service. Desserts you don't regret.
Fabulous food deals during Happy Hour. Service was excellent. Nice open ambience - tables are nicely spaced and not on top of one another
I had the Frutti del Mare, and unfortunately I was disappointed with the lack a flavor. This was the first unsatisfying meal I had had a Cinque Terre. My lunch guest raved about the vegan pizza she had. The bread was delicious.
Excellent food - we had octopus appetizer, trout and zuppa di pesce for entrees, gelato for dessert. Everything was delicious and the service was perfect.
The prices and quality was a good value compared to other restaurants downtown. The restaurant is clean and bright with light wood tables, chrome and lots of windows. The service was uneven. We had 6 in our party and we didn’t all get our salads or our entrees at the same time. That might have been a fluke but it diminished the experience. The waitress seemed very busy and not attentive enough. If you’re looking for a place downtown that has decent food and won’t break the bank, it’s worth a look.
Always good always exceptional service love ❤️ this place
Great EVERYTHING! Thank you for the dessert for anniversary celebration! We will definitely be back!
Wow, what an amazing time we just had! Both the food and service blew us away. Honestly wasn’t expecting a pre-pandemic experience (especially after an extremely poor showing at an overrated downtown restaurant the night before), but the kitchen and staff of Cinque Terra d-e-l-I-v-e-r-e-d. We’re in the industry and know just how hard they are working. Want a great time? Can highly recommend this restaurant.
Beautiful place, wonderful atmosphere! Most importantly, AMAZING FOOD! Loved everything that I ate - PHENOMENAL!
Ambiance is immaculate but the food isn’t at the same level. Service was great and our servers wine recommendation was great, but the food was the lowest common denominator.
It was a great meal. Will return next time we are in Seattle.
We had a great time having drinks and appetizers on the patio. The server Sierra was fantastic, so friendly and great with suggestions. The food was delish!
I am never disappointed at Cinque Terra. My guests and I had an excellent lunch yesterday.
Such a great experience. We had a corporate group (9) for a newly-open setting and the hostess both called early to make sure she had all of our details and our waitress was sharp, informed, and gracious with our timeline. Thank you, CT!
Great service. Kitchen was our of many items. Came for oysters
Delicious fresh pasta made in house, as was the bread. The steelhead trout, prawns & calamari were very tasty. The sale we split was fresh and included ingredients such as sliced apple and shaved cheese with a light vinaigrette. Ryan was an excellent attendent server, despite the other tables keeping him quite busy.
Seafood stew was amazing, service was fantastic, ambiance is nice- a really outstanding restaurant!
We had a wonderful lunch here. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The food was so tasty too!
You can order delivery directly from Cinque Terre Ristorante using the Order Online button. Cinque Terre Ristorante also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (206) 456-6300.
Cinque Terre Ristorante is rated 4.6 stars by 1113 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.