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Dinette - CLOSED

1514 E Olive Way, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122-2130
+1 206-328-2282
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Oct 2013
“Quaint French Flair on Capitol Hill”
28 May 2013
“Blown Away!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, European
€€ - €€€
1514 E Olive Way, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122-2130
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Wonderful ambiance- and with the live pianist it feels like a French cafe in Montmartre. Tapas and plates are tasty and great for sharing. Decent wine list, especially with bottles from Texier.

1  Thank PJg8r
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Exquisite food. Truly amazing toasts (Rapini Pesto and Truffle Egg). I had the Rockfish Snack and shared 2 entrees with my daughter the Crespelle and the Wild Mushroom Gnocchi. The flavor profiles are spot on and the service is good. Parking is a bit of...More

1  Thank mamacydds
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I absolutely loved this restaurant in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle. It's a short $7 taxi ride from downtown. Has a romantic, eclectic European vibe. The food was spectacular (try the toasts as your starter). Do make reservations on the weekends or special events...More

Thank Travelingtheworld61
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Well, I had been excited to check this place out given its buzz. Not blown away. It is a charming place with a cozy feel. However, I found that the toasts were underwhelming in flavor and presentation. I had the pork chop, which was not...More

Thank weekendfurlough
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Dining with friends in a group of 4, we each tried one of the imaginative cocktails on the menu including housmade lemoncello. We waited until Saturday morning to make our reservation online and the choices were 6:15 or 8:45. The lamb meatballs and gnocchi that...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 7 August 2012 via mobile

There are a lot of little toast dishes on the menu which are fun, but doesn't give a lot of room for other options. The food is really good though, and it is always a great choice for a nice meal.

Thank eat_drink_and_sleep
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Tried this place out with friends when they opened, was pleasantly surprised with the french style fare. It is a bit pricey for the amount of food you get, but it is delicious food. Also, I sort of got bullied into dessert (by friends not...More

Thank kayaker12
Reviewed 5 May 2012

The menu is quite small and if you have a few things on your list of "never eat that" then small menus can be a challenge. Unfortunately my "never" list is lamb and rabbit. In addition I am not a lover of trout. So my...More

Thank got2go
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Food awesome from opening pâté to French press coffee at the end - in real coffee cups, with saucers! Loved the lamb which melted in mouth, the prawns, polenta, trout - all delicious and flavorful. We non-dessert people even ordered dessert including a refreshing lemon...More

Thank KMB33
Reviewed 23 October 2011

Seattle is enjoying a renaissance of fabulous new, boutique restaurants, and Dinette is certainly among them. Further, Dinette not only delivers great food, and fabulous service, but also modest prices certainly as compared to others. This was my first visit to Dinette. It will definitely...More

Thank mshbnyehud
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
23:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 E Olive Way, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98122-2130
    (E Denny Way)
  • Public Transportation: #43, #8, #14
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-328-2282
  • E-mail
Dinette is a sweet, cozy neighborhood restaurant on Capitol Hill. The food is inspired by regional Italian, French and Spanish traditions featuring handmade pastas, braised meats and toast with seasonal toppings. Down home, simple and soulful!
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