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For 2
7:00 PM
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376 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Tapas / Small Plates
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Pintxo (pronounced peen-cho) is a Spanish Tapas Bar located in the heart of Belltown. Pintxo produces a vast array of Basque small bites from traditional favorites to modern takes on the traditional dishes from various culinary regions of Spain, including San Sebastian, Barcelona and Madrid.

While a majority of the food is sourced locally, some ingredients such as the Spanish Cheeses and Jamon Iberico de Bellota (cured ham from the acorn fed Iberico pig) are frequently used to create the traditional dishes that have been made in Spain and Pais Vasco (Basque Country) for centuries.

The beverage menu features wine, liquor, beer and cider/cidra from Spain, although local wine and beer are also readily available and easily paired with Pintxo’s bold and flavorful food.

The dining room is intimate and features bar and table seating as well as Private Dining and a speakeasy style bar behind the restaurant.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Tapas / Small Plates, Gastro Pub, Spanish
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Hours of operation
Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(206) 441-4042
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Pintxo offers a wide selection of catering options for your next event. We offer both onsite and offsite catering. Please check out our website first for details, and then email with catering inquiries.
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Cross street
Between Blanchard and Bell
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Parking details
Street parking is metered until 8pm, free on Sundays. Additionally, several pay parking lots are available on 3rd and 4th Avenues between Lenora & Battery.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Pintxo is a Spanish Tapas Bar located in the heart of Belltown. Pintxo produces a vast array of small bites from traditional favorites such as Tortilla Española and Bacalao Fritters to modern takes on the traditional dishes and tapas from various regions of Spain.

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What 376 People Are Saying
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vipFoodie13 (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

I have dined at Pintxo several times and never been disappointed. Always order grilled octopus; this time thoroughly enjoyed the 3-beet salad special. And the dark chocolate torte did not let me down. Wait service is excellent . Cozy even when the house is full.

vipAnonymous (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Food was not very good. Paella was really salty.

Kevin (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We enjoyed a special Valentine's Day meal. We shared the Lamb Chops, Canelones del Mar, Oysters, and Gambas Pil Pil. The Canelones took Gold, and the Gambas Pil Pil and Lamb Chops were tied for silver. The oysters were good, but as I am the only one of us that eats them, it's biased. The wait staff was excellent.

vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Delicious, with engaging and attentive waitstaff.

rk1013 (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The building is pretty, particularly the glass center.

The portions were small for the price and weren't particularly authentic from a Spanish Tapas perspective.

Compared to other places I have been, the food itself was disappointing. The service wasn't bad but wasn't great and it wasn't particularly busy. The bacon wrapped dates were decent but the cheese/meat was small in portion size as was the bread that was provided to go with it. It certainly didn't have an authentic spanish feel with its dishes. .

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We love this place! Awesome food and service. Great value.

cccc (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Wonderful dinner, great service! We had dinner before seeing the ballet and it was perfect!

vipOpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was delicious! Creative and beautifully presented. Loved the cocktails, too. Especially the Gin & Tonic offerings.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Was really really good quality food. My friend from Spain approved of it saying it is exactly how it is! No gimmicks no unnecessary fake wannabe spanish decor or music. Just plain great spanish tapas. Must go!

JohnW (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent tapas and wine although we didn't explore the menu too much. Second time at their new location and they seem to be doing well. The new space is great.

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

i really like pinxto and their food and drinks are fantastic. we had a great time. Everything was fantastic service & food-wise, but we had trouble hearing each other during dinner due to the echoey front area -- when I come back again, I'm going to request seating in one of the side areas -- it seemed to be very location dependent.

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

The new space is not as intimate but makes it a lot easier to get in!

vipOpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Great food, great service & cool vibe

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
3.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Food was good, i really loved some and was unimpressed by other orders. Drinks were good but not amazing.

Server was unfriendly.

Charged per person to plate a cake that the server did not actually serve or cut.

Would not split the bill even though i understand (because I’ve served tables for many years) that it’s really very easy to separate things off of a large Check. Gratuity will even transfer nowadays which was the old reason to avoid the separate Check dilemma.

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We were looking forward to visiting at the new location and it did not disappoint! Looking forward to future visits. We love trying all the small plates.