Orfeo

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Contemporary American
A contemporary, NW centric, wood fired kitchen in the heart of Seattle's Belltown neighborhood.
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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great service and amazing food!

OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our servers Kyle, Danielle, and the host (didn’t catch her name) were all very attentive but not overbearing. We had hoped for fresh oysters but only saw char-grilled as an option on the menu; they specially prepared them fresh for us, and they were delicious. The pasta and tiramisu were both wonderful as well. Service was excellent, and it was just a lovely time. Thanks for helping make it special!

IB
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been here twice for dinner before attending events downtown. The quality of welcoming and service, speed of service, and quality of food have been perfect 10's both times. We have sampled many of the appetizers and different entrees: seafood, pasta, salads, soups, ... all great! The space is nice without being too high-brow. The lighting is also definitely well enough to not need a flashlight to read the menu. We feel very comfortable here and absolutely plan to return again!

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Family was visiting from KC

T
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Happy Hour is always a pleasure at Orfeo. The red wine is excellent quality, and the hearth bread is amazing. We go there week after week and never get tired of it.

CM
Calgary
8 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

We were seated in a quite round booth that was perfect for being close. Was a great date night spot.

MH
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another wonderful anniversary dinner at our favorite restaurant! Thank you Orfeo!

OT
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Second time at this restaurant. My first experience was better — this time service was a bit slow even though the restaurant wasn’t very busy and we had an early reservation.

B
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food. Best meal we've had in a while. We had octopus, Bolognese, and pizza. So great. Wish the wine list had some non-washongton choices, but that's splitting hairs.

OT
Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was good not great. Service left a little to be desired. Took some time and waitress was not very familiar with the CB menu.

l
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

60th Birthday Celebration - Amazing food! I can’t wait to come back!

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was wonderful as always. Also it is nice that the host was already aware of my name from the reservation when we entered the restaurant. Our server became a bit less attentive as it became much busier and more crowded inside. but it is just a nitpick and not the level to bother us at all. In general, service was great and most of all the food is the best around.

l
Philadelphia
102 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wanted to try a different Kevin and Teresa Davis restaurant (longtime fans of the Steelhead Diner), and this one didn’t disappoint. Tasty flatbread, wonderfully prepared pork chops over polenta, and outstanding service from start to finish. The next time we’re in Seattle, we’ll be back!

Y
Seattle
59 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The pizza was wonderful with its charred crispy crust. The wood oven mussels were plump and sweet. My burger was rare , as I requested , with wonderful sauce, tomatoes/‘and bacon. Fries were hot and crisp. Yummy. Gracies pasta was perfect with the fresh fresh salad. Our. Cocktails were great. Service as always was friendly and efficient. Orfeo never disappoints. Love everything about it

OT
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were treated especially well for our anniversary, but I’ve been treated well every time I’ve dined here. Everyone was warm, personable, and fun. The food is always fabulous, but Gracie’s Pasta and the polenta fritters are always my favorites.

TR
New England
12 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely round booth for a party of four. The food was hot and delicious. Low light ambiance. We will definitely return.

JM
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Relaxing meal—if possible, ask for one of the upstairs booths, which are cozy, quiet and more private. The downstairs main dining area has more of the bustling urban vibe, if that’s what you prefer.

T
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We visit Orfeo about once a week. In addition to the excellent food, value, and atmosphere, their happy hour is a real draw. The hearth bread is to die for, and really high quality house red wine for $5/glass or $20/bottle. The service is the best we have encountered in the Northwest.

TR
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Fresh made pasta was delicious. Carbonara and putanesca were great. Mussels were excellent too

SZ
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend if you looking for some delicious Italian cuisine.

D
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and amazing food. It's hard to say everything was great, but it was! Everyone we interacted with was friendly and prompt. For food, we got the hearth bread, oysters, NY steak, and carbonara pasta. The steak was perfectly cooked and the pasta was out of this world. We also ended with the tiramisu and it was a really nice texture. We will definitely be back!

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent seafood. Appetizer of the muscles was superior.

L
Miami
23 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful melon gazpacho, mussels and roast chicken. Lovely meal with good service.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were visiting Seattle for the week and went on a Gourmet Food Tour through Savor Seattle and received a discount card for several restaurants. Our guide recommended Orfeo and we’re glad we went! It was a wonderful dinner, we shared an appetizer of flat bread with small bowls of toppings - roasted garlic, olive tapenade, baba ganoosh & burrata (it’s better than it sounds)! I had the carbonara, hubby had the bone in pork chop, both excellent! Our service by Carrie was fabulous, she was very helpful, friendly and gracious. I highly recommend Orfeo!

OT
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Service was worst ever.. normally have great service. Ordered the oyster appetizer... both parties got sick. Since that the only common food we ate I concluded it was the oysters (plus one was spit out at table )

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Always love the food and service! Was a bit noisy tonight but overall very good.

TJ
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Went on a Tuesday night which was "Tango night" and there were free tango lessons. People seemed to be having fun. Food didn't take long to come out. We ordered pasta dishes and both were quite tasty.

CO
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious. We will definitely visit when we next visit Seattle.

JS
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and outstanding food in a modern, yet classy, atmosphere. I will be coming back for more soon!

T
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant is consistently excellent by all accounts, including food, service, and ambiance. We especially enjoy the vegetarian options, including the happy hour menu.

A
Orange County
13 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

A little expensive, and the food was not that great

Y
Seattle
60 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite restaurants. As we expected everything was great. So lovely to go to diner and have the food be prepared with care and have attentive service. Everything is always the bet quality from the anchovies on the delightful salad to the beef in the hamburger sliders to the oven roasted mussels. Yummy!!

CL
Sacramento
8 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding flavor combinations, very well prepared dishes. The restaurant manager was incredibly friendly and funny and quite helpful in choosing our wines.

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

This restaurant is in my neighborhood alas, it is not. The room is cavernous; in the middle of the room, tables; along a wall, semi-circular booths. The booths are the least bad of the two options. Specify a booth and you will avoid sitting with your date at an exposed, noisy table; instead sit in a booth staring at the exposed, noisy tables. Aesthetically, the room has a late eighties, early nineties feel: catsup colored accent wall, black laquer, curvy wood thing. Service was both indifferent and inattentive. A seemingly angry bald guy would stop by at our table looking annoyed; take an order; then disappear. When flagged down, he would bring some part of our order. Cocktails were horrible; but attractively described in the menu. The food was 'meh' to 'blech'. Do not get the Italian wedding soup; you'd do better to eat a divorce. It is watery and bland; in an attempt to salvage it, someone hurled a load of black pepper into it. The meatballs were dense; dry; gamey; rubbery, unpleasant and the best part of the soup. The Antipasto was uninspired toast, greasy salami, a sliver of parmigiana cheese (tasted like the same cheese that the waiter would grate on food) . Back to the cocktails, apparently the angry bald waiter is also bartender. He should not be.

Y
Seattle
60 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant. They treat us as valued friends and customers. We have dined at Chef Kevin’s restaurants for many years. They never disappoint. The service is always exceptional The food,if it is not fresh and perfect, it is not on the menu This is true if all four chefs restaurants as well as Tempesta donuts. Tonight the pork chops with balsamic reduction and roasted fresh figs were the star. Such a lovely, delicious, relaxing Sunday evening.

JL
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food. Wonderful server! Octopus salad is OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!

OT
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

A good space and not too fussy; but thoughtful. I'm not a fan of the relatively open floor plan - it can be a bit noisy and non intimate feeling.

b
Central Coast
5 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food. Octopus appetizer, 2 very wonderful pastas, with creme brulee for dessert. Great service. I appreciated their decent price for 1/2 wine bottle. Tuesday is Tango night whose music and dancers made it an extra fun evening to hear and observe the music and dancers.

AM
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Accommodating and attentive staff was the perfect compliment to our meal. The halibut and the mushroom pizza were both exquisite.

LB
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a party of 11, made a reservation, their wood fired method has some awesome flavor! Bolognese was amazing, as was the pizza - Thanks for a memorable meal!

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