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Bistro Baffi Italian Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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15217 21st Ave SW Ste A, Burien, WA 98166-2081
+1 206-244-0737
17:00 - 22:00
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Kennewick, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plan to make a reservation for this tucked-away neighborhood Italian restaurant. Even in the middle of the week, every table will be full by 6pm. Service begins with a visual display and explanation of ingredients that the chef was able to find fresh that morning at the local markets. Those ingredients become the foundation for the daily specials and the... More 

Thank KurtProctor
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent from start to finish! Wonderful aromas at the door, cordial greeting and quick seating. Cozy dining areas with generous space between tables. Staff including Chef Michael are friendly, attentive and responsive but never intrusive. Luscious wine, Caesar salad, beef marrow meatball appetizer, lobster risotto and sea bass entrees---all beyond expectation! Tiramisu and chocolate walnut torte fine accompaniments to possibly... More 

Thank Westcresters
Seattle, Washington
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373 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here for a group dinner and we were seated in a private back room. The service is great, very friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive without being intrusive. The chef owns the place, and he came out to tell us about the menu for the evening. All items are made fresh daily with an emphasis on local ingredients. Our salads... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Elegant little Italian Seafood restaurant in a strip mall that was a pleasant surprise. It was a little price but very nice & made for an enjoyable evening. We sat by the fireplace which added to the ambience. We would return on a future trip to the Burien or Seattle area.

Thank lruiz577
Northport, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our son and daughter in law who lives in Seattle took us to Bistro Baffi for dinner. The atmosphere was "old school" ,the service superb and the meal was out of sight. I had a risotto dish that was to die for. The wine simply devine. Would we go back? In a heartbeat. In fact we have now planned to... More 

Thank jbk829
Kent, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a great choice to celebrate a special occasion. It is cozy and candle-lit, a little gem tucked away in a small strip mall. The food was delicious, and we especially enjoyed the house pasta with pink sauce. Only two desserts, but both were house made and delicious, although the walnut cake was more of a sliver than a... More 

Thank susiepoet
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went to have some Italian, but after seeing the fresh seafood platter I couldn't resist and ordered the spaghetti with clams, mussels, salmon, scallops and spicy tomato sauce. Absolutely the best seafood I ever had!! Fresh, flavorful and very generous portion. They have their own wine. I had the pinot noir and it was excellent. Great little place!

Thank Sugarprincess77
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

In selecting this restaurant from the parking lot I did not expect the elegant ambiance. The display of wine bottles, the Mediterranean art work transformed me into another world. The menu was astounding! I did not know what to pick. I choose the Gusto salad, that was very refreshing and light. The wild salmon with capers and white wine sauce... More 

Thank spankygrl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Everything here is amazing, but I assure you I will never be seated or served by that woman again. It was truly appalling how we were treated.

Thank Dean123420
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The first time was with a group of business associates.The food and service was OUTSTANDING. The wine, salads, entrees and desserts were excellent. The only issues were that they would only do one check. For those tracking expenses, that made it difficult. The other issue was that they advertise a 20% tip will be added to groups of 10 or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15217 21st Ave SW Ste A, Burien, WA 98166-2081
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burien
  • Phone Number: +1 206-244-0737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?