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Il Bistro

) #116 of 3,248 Restaurants in Seattle €€ - €€€ Italian, Gluten Free Options
93 Pike St, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
+1 206-682-3049
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lasagna” (21 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
“carpaccio” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
93 Pike St, Ste A, Seattle, WA 98101-2052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently dined at Il Bistro for a business dinner. The location is excellent within Pike Place marekt. Very nice staff, excellent service, warm decor, and the food was excellent. I had the rigatoni bolognese which was delicious. Il Bistro provided a delightful experience!

Thank watraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Il Bistro with a friend last night. This is one of my favorite happy hour spots. My co-workers and I like to go to happy hour but it is tough to find bars with space because we don't leave the office until after...More

Thank CourtneySeattle_WA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located right in Pikes Market. Service was excellent. The food was beyond good. The best lasagne I've ever tasted. And I've lasagne in Italy. You can dress up or go business casual. Oh ya, Caesar salad was extra yummy!

Thank LisaInHenderson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Il Bistro is one of the classic Italian joints in Seattle. Honestly, it's not the best, but they it's never really a bad choice. Service is decent and they have a good wine selection. I like getting the rigatoni. Their ragu is cooked for a...More

Thank liquidmj
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Seattle for 4 days working before flying to San Francisco. At the end of the market we found Il Bistro, went in and OMG, first of all i drank a cocktail never tasted nicer. And the food, everything full flavours, perfecly cooked,...More

2  Thank EdM69
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Man, this place is disappointing. My fiancé and I went here for our engagement dinner and never again. The salmon was raw and in a tomato based sauce?? (tomato and salmon aren't great friends guys) that tasted like it was from a can, the mushrooms...More

Thank pastabixch
Reviewed 15 May 2017

To find Il Bistro, head down the alley toward the Gum Wall. It is on your left right before you turn left to the Gum Wall. In fact, it has been here for over 40 years occupying the same spot....that says a lot about a...More

Thank busconi
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Among the many restaurant choices near the public market, this is a sleeper--and a very fine one. It's Italian. The lasagna is off-the-charts superb. The real thing, not the leaden stuff with tasteless ragu. Modestly priced, with superb servers. We had Nadia.

Thank cruff
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Tucked under the market is this great Italian restaurant called Il Bistro. From a bartender who knows how to make a cocktail to dishes that are consistently very good we have always enjoyed a trip to Il Bistro. Over the last 30 years we've probably...More

Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food. I had the seasonal risotto, asparagus and shiitake mushroom, it was cooked perfectly. My husband had the salmon which was very fresh. The mussel appetizer was delicious, but the panna cotta was the star of the show. It was smooth and creamy and...More

Thank Wildlyemily
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What beverages is there? Also what is the pricing.
1 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
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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