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Il Bistro

93 Pike St, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
+1 206-682-3049
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (24 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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93 Pike St, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The first challenge that you find in this restaurant when you dress for the first time is to find it since it is in the underground of the public market in an environment that is not very nice especially at night, but if you achieve...More

Thank Jerraz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four friends had dinner tonight at Il Bistro. We were greeted by the maitre d' and seated and served a terrific meal. We each ordered from the pasta menu and all enjoyed our dinners. Lasagna, ravioli with truffle butter and asparagus , linguine with sea...More

Thank Janice234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good and the service was also. We really like Italian food and thought we would try this with another couple. It was all good but after being in Italy for a couple of weeks, it doesn't compare. It's right next to the...More

1  Thank Trenda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner here about 10 years ago and came back a few months ago. The place hasn't changed at all. The food is superb. Wonderful wine selection. Be prepared to spend some cash. But well worth it. Enjoy!

Thank westley_evan256
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We stopped to enjoy the fantastic happy hour at Il Bistro and were not disappointed! It is definitely a hidden gem but well worth exploring. Our bartender Matt was excellent! Gave us some history on the location, made amazing and unique cocktails and was very...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

My husband and I first found Il Bistro 25 years ago (pre kids). This trip we had a couple of teenagers with us. It did not disappoint - the food was as good as we remembered from before. Bret was fabulous!

Thank RHoward2014
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We had a business meal here and was really happy with the atmosphere, just how a classic Italian restaurant should be. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the entire menu. It is good to note that they hand make all their pasta. We ordered the...More

Thank Joshua R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Walked down to IL Bistro late night while staying at The Inn at the Market. Split 2 appetizers (Antipasto Misto and Carpaccio) and a couple glasses of wine at the bar. Everything was fabulous! Next trip to Seattle we'll try some entrees.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is one of those best kept secrets in the city of seattle and truly one of the last of its kind .... italain dinner is amazing and truly authentic! The feel of the cobble stone outside in the pike place market makes you feel...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Had some appetizers and pasta. All very good. Was the only place I could find open after 9 pm. Highly recommend when by the market

Thank bullet45
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2 June 2016|
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Response from Allison S | Reviewed this property |
They have a full bar with a good selection of beers and wines. Full menus are available on the website, illbistro net (the TripAdvisor site will not let me include the link).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 38
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Pike St, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
    (First Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-682-3049
  • E-mail
For 40 years, IL Bistro, in the Heart of the Pike Place Market, has offered visitors Classic Italian Cuisine with the freshest Market Seafood, Meats and Produce. IL Bistro has frequently been voted "Seattle's Most Romantic Dining Room" by readers of various publications. The IL Bistro menu is complimented by an extensive list of Italian, California and Northwest wines. Fans love the "underground and intimate", historic bar which is open every night until 2 and offers an excellent late night menu.
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