Stoneburner

4.6
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$30 and under
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Italian
The 120-­‐seat restaurant is Chef Jason Stoneburner’s homage to the varied cooking styles of the Mediterranean and the natural bounty of the Pacific Northwest with a focus on stone hearth cooking. The inviting restaurant is furnished with architectural objects and antiques from all over the globe, giving it a warm, timeless feel. Private dining is available in the restaurant with the Olympic Rooftop Pavilion providing stunning event space atop the hotel.

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j
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

4 picky eaters, 4 incredibly happy satisfied customers

BS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food is amazing and these cooks know great flavor! Also, the drinks were well made and the pricing was decent. A little expensive, but worth it!

RR
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

I think I would have enjoyed this experience much more had the lighting been a bit brighter, and had we chosen to come at a less busy time. However, the food was phenomenal and at real portion sizes. Easiest recommendation I have made in a long time.

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food!

TF
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We ordered 6 different items (starters, small and large plates) from the menu and not one of them was above average in taste or presentation. Service and ambiance were good, however. Wine list is outrageously expensive. Our group of five collectively were unimpressed and recommend that you explore other options for an expensive night out.

H
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

When we entered the restaurant, we were confronted by a female employee on the telephone who did not look up or greet us in any way. We stood before her for over 5 minutes without any acknowledgment of our presence. Another couple had been standing there before us. They, too, stood waiting for her to give us her attention. Finally, she got off the phone, did not apologize and still did not acknowledge our presence. She told the other couple to have a seat at the bar and finally showed us to our reserved table.

Fortunately, our waiter Ethan made up for the rude reception we received. Ethan took excellent care of us and, if we return, we'll be sure to ask for him.

We enjoyed the black cod and the salad of shaved brussel sprouts, quinoa, and peanuts with a Red Boat dressing.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came here for the first time by mistake on Christmas Eve. The restaurant I had reservations was closed (yeap, you read it right) so I end up going to Stoneburner because it’s the only one that I could get seat without reservations (it’s at the bar but I couldn’t complain honestly). The food was DIVINE! So we came back with a friend that was in Seattle for just one day and it’s a bless! Great food, great service, great location. Everything about this place is amazing, will be coming back here many times. Highly recommended

EL
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A friend and I came to Stoneburner because we heard about the great food and ambiance. I live in Everett, but the food was ABSOLUTELY worth the drive down to Ballard. We ordered the garlic ciabatta bread, the dutch fries, roasted broccoli (this one was my FAVE, it was charred and slightly crunchy, with a lemon tahini sauce that was to die for), carbonara, and meatballs (there were collard greens underneath the meatballs that soaked up all the sauce - heavenly, I tell you). It was pricey for sure, but worth going to (honestly, I would order like 3 more servings of the broccoli, no lie) just for the experience. If you enjoy a once-in-a-while bougie dining experience with delicious food, definitely visit Stoneburner. And a great tip we got from our server, if you order one item from every category (their menu is divided into categories) and eat family style, you get to enjoy a wider variety of things, versus just ordering an entree for yourself.

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best breakfast EVER!

OT
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

We were seated in the back corner of the bar and service was poor. It seemed as if everyone forgot about us because we had 5 different servers throughout our hour meal. There was no consistency in service and it took too long to get water, to order, to get our check, and for our cards to be processed.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a solid spot. The food and drinks are always top notch. There’s a great mix of pastas, veggies, and entrees that never get boring. The staff always know their stuff and make helpful suggestions.

T
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner for Valentines.

KS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Surprisingly family friendly. We liked being able to share dishes. We’ll be back.

R
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Came here for brunch with some friends and we had a lovely time. It's a nice place and I love that they are trying out a creative menu, but the truth is, they could also use a little work here and there. I wish there was a "maybe" option instead of "yes/no" because I'm really split. Don't get me wrong, it's a nice place, but there are A LOT of nice places in Seattle. They take reservations for brunch however, which is a big advantage and much appreciated.

To elaborate, the presentation is very good, and the food itself is very good. I think it is just a little overpriced for what you get and there are better brunch spots out there however. Overall I wasn't super impressed with the selection on the brunch menu. A lot of the items felt more like lunch/dinner (spaghetti, a burger - no, just a regular burger). I'm sure these items are great quality, but when your brunch menu is already very limited, this stuff leaves even less for those who actually came here for brunch and there isn't much that they will be excited about. I wish they had more sweet items on their menu too.

I was a little disappointed in my bloody mary. Needs more/better pickles/toppings and it tasted a little watered down.

My brunch itself was pretty tasty, but it was rather greasy and I was unable to finish it due to this reason. I had the corn cake brunch. I loved the flavor however (the arugula and cheese went great with the corn cake).

MI
Seattle
12 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious! Service was great!

KB
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really happy with all choices, and will be back!

T
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! went on a Saturday evening and it was full, but the wait was only 30 mins. They have a special menu of items available for the evening that sells fast- we went do dinner by 8pm and 2 of the entrees had sold out already. Highly recommend

XR
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience4

I love Stoneburner but I was really disappointed in the special pizza. It was so oily that I could barely eat half. Took the rest home but when i tried to warm it up in the oven it was like a sponge with oil. I hope they are more careful next time. The rest of the group had the traditional pizzas and they were great. The service is always great and so is the ambiance.

SS
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love coming to Stoneburner. The staff knowledge of both wine and food is a well oiled machine!

c
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food ia good but a little overpriced.

t
Seattle
23 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve eaten dinner at Stoneburner many times but had never been for brunch. There were 5 of us and we all thoroughly enjoyed our food. I definitely recommend.

K
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot for brunch with friends before hitting the farmers market.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Appreciated being asked if we had any food restrictions before being asked what we’d like to order. This is a nice restaurant but I did not expect to receive such little food for the amount it costs.

DL
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stoneburner is always delicious and always enjoyable.

JH
Palm Springs
9 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Stoneburner is one of our favourite all time restaurants. It never disappoints. We had a lovely time, and the food was delicious and the dishes and combinations of flavours so unique. Our only slight disappointments were being seated at a high table with stools, instead of a booth with seat bags, and the music was a bit loud

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Doug was fantastic! He went above and beyond expectations!

j
Seattle
217 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had not been here in several years and it seemed quieter than remembered. But that may have been due to the very cold and snow-threatening weather. Menu has changed somewhat -- still some interesting and unusual dishes. The biscuits and chili-gravy were good, with a couple of caveats: the biscuits are big and dense and really needed the soft-fried egg to moisten them; the limited amount of chili-gravy wasn't sufficient by itself. The tuna dip and potato chip dish was excellent: a nicely smoked tuna taste to the dip and very flavorful, crisp chips to put it on. Satisfying!

OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service! We had a little bit of everything and it was all delicious

OT
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Despite having a reservation we had to wait nearly 25 minutes for our table. That would have been okay but there isn’t really a wait spot so we were stuck standing next to the door.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was fantastic. Only negative was how loud it was inside, but it just means the crowd was lively.

AH
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING Staff. The lighting and the layout are perfect. The food is WORLD CLASS!

SG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I don't know what it was last night, but our meal was perfect. The bread and ricotta, lamb pasta, broccoli, brussel sprouts, meatballs, lam chop, and the special -black cod. I feel like everything was just jiving in the kitchen and every dish came out perfect-I'm not exaggerating. So good. Thanks for a wonderful meal to round out 2019-truly special!

c
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seriously so good. Everything was perfect. We’ve gone here several times now, and the food is always amazing

ML
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Price is too high for the very small portion of not very tasty food. Barmen makes drink not from scratch but from premix. I ordered Bloody Mary and it was so hot and spicy that I cannot drink it, literally. That drink I ordered many times in my long life itime n very different places and different countries and never have a such a problem.

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food as always!

OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

I have never been disappointed the times I’ve come for dinner or happy hour. This time we arrived for brunch. The waiter was great and explained the menu well. But after we got our food we didn’t see him again. After I walked up to the hostess and asked for water and our check, which she brought, the waiter returned with our receipts and cards, plopped them on the table and mumbled a begrudging thank you. He was like a different person. ???
The food and ambiance were wonderful.

CW
Pittsburgh
3 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience5

The portions are extremely small. the pasta dishes are served in small soup bowls and filled to a quarter of the volume. You need to order 2 entrees per person.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure to come to Stoneburner. Leah was my server and does a fantastic job. Love the food, staff and especially love the Pizzas!

G
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience with excellent service and amazing food.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Restaurant was great. One of the dishes (gnocchi with cacio e pepe) was not executed as well as other versions of the dish I’ve had in the past.

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