About Piatti - Seattle

Piatti’s prime location is just north of downtown Seattle in University Village, an open-air lifestyle shopping center which offers a unique formula of locally-owned boutiques and signature national retailers. This rich and vibrant community is the perfect home for Piatti, which features a lively bar scene, engaging activities for the little ones and a market-driven menu that caters to all different tastes.

2695 NE Village Lane
Seattle, WA 98105
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 11:00am-9:30pm
Friday: 11:00am-10pm
Saturday: 10:00am-10pm
Sunday: 10:00am-9pm
Bar open until 10pm daily
Daily Bar & Patio Happy Hours: 3-6 & 9-10pm, All Day Sunday
Every Monday & Tuesday: All Day, 1/2 Price Wine Bottles (up to $25 off/bottle)
Every Saturday & Sunday: Weekend Brunch, 10:00am-3:00pm
*In December we'll be opening at 10am Daily for Brunch & Coffee Service.

Cross Street:
45th and 25th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 524-9088

Website:
http://www.piatti.com/seattle/

Catering:
Let us do all the work! From boxed lunches to family style dinners we'll be sure that every detail is taken care of so you can enjoy your party.

Parking Details:
Ample parking in University Village lots & 2 parking garages

Executive Chef:
Dylan Giordan

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Our Event Spaces are perfect for Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal or Baby Showers, Post-Wedding Brunches, Business Meetings or Wine Tastings.

Our Private Fireside Room can accommodate up to 40 guests.
Our Private South Dining Room can accommodate up to 55 guests.
Our East Patio can accommodate up to 25 guests.

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Private Dining

Piatti is also an ideal venue for hosting your private events. Whether it's a holiday party, special anniversary or birthday dinner, shower or celebration, we offer several menus at different price points, as well as an extensive wine list to accommodate your needs.

Piatti - Seattle Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

service

4.4

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4.2

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (17)
Special Occasion (12)
Great for Lunch (11)
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Good for Groups (11)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Kid-friendly (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Good for a Date (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Seasonal (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Cozy (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Fun (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
People Watching (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Healthy (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Business Meals (2)
Great Beer (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Romantic (2)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 9, 2017

We all enjoyed our food very much. I think 3.95 for a cup of coffee is a bit much.
And, the coffee was rather weak.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 4, 2017

3 of us arrived over an hour early for a reservation for 8 on a very busy night. They seated us immediately. Service was perfect. When I visit my kids in Seattle area, this is where we like to go.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Friends met for "brunch" and we were impressed with the unconventional but very tasty options. The ricotta donut holes were amazing!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 29, 2017

Hostess was annoyed we made a reservation through open table prior to arrival.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 29, 2017

My first visit and liked it a lot. Definitely will return.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Honestly, I really wanted to like Piatti, but I didn't. The food was okay - the butter lettuce & radicchio were bland at best and the zuppa di pesce was overcooked and chewy. Good flavor though. My boyfriend got the pappardelle, which I loved and wished I ordered. As far as the ambiance of the restaurant, it was quiet because attendance was relatively low, especially for a Friday night. There was strange music playing as well; it didn't sound Italian at all and really didn't go with the vibe of the restaurant. The waiter was quite attentive and checked on us regularly, though even his good service couldn't mask the underwhelming food and the uncomfortable atmosphere. If it was a cheap restaurant, I would say go for it. But for the price, it's not worth the trip.

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Excellent arancini, Mahi Mahi done to perfection. The wine list is surprisingly good and incredibly reasonable. What a surprise to find this quality in a restaurant in a shopping mall!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 23, 2017

Food and service were great. Monday nights are 50% off a bottle of wine! We were celebrating a birthday and they helped make it special.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Waited 30 min to be seated even with a reservation. The manager apologized but did nothing to make my party of 11 comfortable. Waited another 20min for a server to take our drink order & another 20min to take our food order. Another long wait for food but they were quick with the check. Will not likely visit again.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 12, 2017

The food was fresh and phenomenal. The cake made with olive oil is my new favorite dessert. The service was excellent. Our server was attentive without being over bearing and he was personable.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 10, 2017

The restaurant was very quiet - not many diners at lunchtime so I was not expecting a lot. My lunch, however, was excellent. Lamb pasta, with a bit of a kick, and lovely, non-gamey meat sauce. I thoroughly enjoyed the smaller portion - just right with a piece of delicious bread and fruity olive oil. The server was really good - there when we needed her, but not intrusive. I was very happy to treat my business colleague to lunch there - not too casual, but comfortable and enjoyable.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 9, 2017

Great place for lunch with friends. Gourmet pizzas a plus!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 8, 2017

A real favorite amongst so many outstanding restaurants in Seattle. Always good, friendly servers. Varied menu.

Tags: Seasonal, Organic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 1, 2017

I love setting up groups here - the food is always good, service is great, and they are very good at working with groups.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Good Service, delicious beet and goat cheese salad. However, the octopus appetizer was only ONE tiny octopus tentacle for $13.50, the salami & cheese plate was a very small amount and was $12 ($6 per item!). The special Wild Mushroom Sage Risotto lacked flavor and was not seasoned with salt & pepper. In addition, no fresh grated parmesan cheese was offered and the small pepper mill on the table was cheap and barely functional.

The remodeled Piatti interior is very nice, much more modern and more open. Unfortunately, the food quality has taken a dive and unless the head chef pays attention to the food, the business is going to dry up. I can go to a couple of other Italian restaurants in the immediate area that have much better quality and value.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 31, 2016

It was New Years Eve. Piatti is convenient and nearby. We've been many times for meals for holidays and anniversaries, but not so much since the remodel. It is now sleek and modern looking. We miss the warmth of the former decor. The lamb pasta was good. The mushroom risotto was bland. Beet salad was tasty. Festive cocktail and good wine.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Just a great place for a delightful dinner. The drinks and food are always excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Organic, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 29, 2016

Piatti's have always been wonderful in food and service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 27, 2016

Had dinner at Piatti with my family of five, for the first time last week. It was not crowded on this weeknight. Everyone liked their entrees - 2 pizzas and 3 specialty pasta dishes. The pasta was raved about by all. Pizzas were delicious. Menu was interesting, although we would have liked a few more choices that had meat. Ambiance is lovely and service was really good.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 24, 2016

The food was lacking in flavor, and the soup was the same. We ordered squid ink pasta and it was dry and no discernible sauce. No one was impressed, and we just forgot the food and enjoyed the family Christmas eve get together. Drive past U Village and eat at the much improved Mama Melina. It's 100% better.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 22, 2016

Always the best food and service. We come here for common and special occasions. The Brussels Sprouts with bacon and butternut squash are the best and are what keepnus coming back. That, and the quick and attentive service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 21, 2016

Dinner was delicious for my cousin and me to have a nice holiday time together. Service was good, not intrusive. We'll be back. Merry Christmas!

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 15, 2016

Great ambience, lovely new decor. Good food, great service. Make reservations, as it becomes very busy during the lunch hour(s)

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 14, 2016

Good food but they didn't have anchovies for the Caesar salad as promised on the menu. Two disappointed diners. The bean and kale soup was delicious.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 12, 2016

I came here for a special event with 14 family members and was really pleased. The food was amazing, the service was spectacular, and the restaurant itself is beautiful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 10, 2016

Piatti is my comfortable neighborhood place. Good seasonal food with lots of gluten free and paleo options, friendly skilled service, and though it seems noisy, I can always hear the person I'm eating with.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Gluten Free Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Seasonal
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 5, 2016

I had a very pleasant dining experience. I had not visited Piatti in quite a while and was pleased to see an attractive remodel and somewhat updated menu. I really liked the half price wine bottle on Monday evening as well as the 1/2 size pasta entree that was available. Server was very polite and engaging. All in all, it was a very pleasant and delicious experience!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 4, 2016

We all had good food and everyone ordered something different . The waiter accommodated our request to split one plate and was very fri newly. It was a bit nois

Tags: Late-night Find, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 4, 2016

We used to love Piatti, but it seems to have slipped since the remodel. The service was inattentive, and the Caesar salads were really bland and overpriced. This has long been my go-to at U Village; not so sure now.

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 4, 2016

NOT as good as it was before remodel! Food is uninteresting; decor as well. Staff very pleasant, but handicapped by slow kitchen, crowded seating, and unexciting menu. Pity because location is great for meal, and U Village needs more good restaurants. May be time to look at staff changes in the kitchen? And definitely fewer tables in the space. Too, too noisy and crowded.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 2, 2016

I miss the old decor. This seems much more bland and a little sterile.
I was not in love with my penne. I thought it was way too bland.
The guest with the margarita pizza loved her pizza, though.
The birthday dessert was excellent and it's great to have a free bday dessert.
The server was very good.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 21, 2016

Five of us celebrating 2 birthdays. Had nice corner table away from any noise; very good service from Erin J. Two complimentary desserts. Would recommend.

Tags: Organic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2016

Dinner for two at 5.30pm took 2 hours & 15 minutes!!!
The wait staff appeared to spend inordinate amounts of time at the electronic terminal entering orders. The delay between courses was way too long. Kitchen staff did not look rushed, but we waited a long time for the main course to arrive.
I've dined at the Santa Clara Piatti several times & the staff & service was great. Frankly, I was disappointed by the U-Village experience.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 18, 2016

Waiter was polite and friendly but service was abysmal. Our reservation was for post-peak lunch time. We ordered within 10 minutes of being seated. It took 25 minutes for our wine to arrive and then another 30 minutes for our lunch to arrive. Our waiter was often not to be seen and neither he, nor anyone else on staff, came by to explain or apologize for the delay in the arrival of one salad and one pasta dish. The service at my last visit to Piatti, two years ago, was also abysmal which is why I stopped lunching there. Fortunately, U Village has many new restaurants that we can try for lunching with friends.

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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on November 15, 2016

Great dinner with excellent service and delicious food! We had many items amongst the four of us and all were terrific!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 12, 2016

We went to Piatti before a dance performance at the UW. We were seated promptly and as per reservation request, were seated in a quiet area. However, the seating near the unlit fireplace was uncomfortably drafty. On request, the room temperature was increased slightly. The cocktails, wine, and food was very good and large portions-we took home enough for lunch the next day. The pork pate, the fig preserve with soft goat cheese was very good. However, we believe that the overall quality is not as good as before the remodel.
We would go back.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 5, 2016

Excellent fresh food. Good quality ingredients. Great kids menu too.

Tags: Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 4, 2016

I had dinner with my husband and a fellow coworker. They enjoyed their meals very much. Among the many food allergies I have is an allergy to yeast, so I can't have vinegar, and while the waiter did his best to accommodate my many allergies, the salad they prepared had pickled beets, celery, and carrots. The cheese provided later was delicious, but that was almost my entire meal. This restaurant is great as long as you don't have food allergies.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 3, 2016

The new south room is lacking in charm and was too cold. Hard to get waiter's attention. Salad was blah. Did help us to get out in time for concert at UW. Pizza nothing special.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 21, 2016

Down in University Village, just off the UW campus, this charming Italian restaurant has been around for 20+ years and for good reason -- it serves great food as a very reasonable price and has very hospitable service. Great place for parents to take their college kids (or vice versa) or to take your business clients to. Fun and fancy without being pretentious. Build a meal that fits your own budget by choosing separate antipasti, salad, entrée and desserts. The only difficulty is that parking can be difficult to come by.

Tags: Romantic, Outstanding Value, Live Sports, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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