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Osteria la Spiga

1429 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3905
+1 206-323-8881
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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1429 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3905
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love the space in Chophouse Row. We went on Monday Night and found out they have Happy Hour from 5pm-close. We had the cashews, fried cauliflower and the lasagna. The cashews were toasted and seasoned with rosemary, cayenne and sea salt and were definitely addictive....More

Thank casa1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times because it is walking distance from the silver cloud hotel... but also because it is really great food and an enjoyable atmosphere. there is back patio dining, inside dining and some tables by the open front windows in the...More

Thank jotoes1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the location by just walking on 12th Ave. The aromas of food were tempting. The food was excellent, but the best for me was the dessert! Simply taste arousing Mascarpone Ida, was to good to be true. Zuppa was delish too. Everybody around me...More

Thank Sirpinky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here with friends on a Thursday night. The decor is inviting (once you walk in off of the street and out of the entrance) and the food was excellent. We were there during Herring Week and had a very good smoked herring...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Slow Slow Slow. The food was good, not great, but good. The service is why I decided to give it a 2-star. The service was INCREDIBLY slow. Every. Single. Aspect. Normally, I am fine with a slow dinner. Lots of time to savor and talk....More

Thank Darla B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Attentive service and tasty dishes. About one mile from down town near an eclectic mix of clubs. Walk back down town at around 10pm maybe wasn't a great idea (no fault of the restaurant, my choice). Around the club there was a bohemian mix of...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The homemade pasta's are always a favorite when I go. The space is very large and open. The service has been good on all of my visits. The have a good selection of Italian wines.

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely beautiful and the service is outstanding. Really really impressed with our waitress customer service and the owner who came by to talk to us. First time here, our food unfortunately was very underwhelming and bland. Out of 6 of us, there...More

Thank jewelzluvs2run
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to try La Spiga tonight for my birthday because I'd heard it was good but I was disappointed.The appetizers were tasty and the desserts were nice but we were very disappointed in the entrees. The house made chicken sausage wrapped in organic chicken breast...More

Thank LesterGayle
Reviewed 30 March 2017

When you get older and have a birthday it seems easier just to pick the perfect people and take them to a great place for dinner. I picked the perfect people but did NOT pick the great place to eat. Last night I had one...More

Thank Beentheredonethat47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-3905
    (Pike Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus lines #2 and #9 on Madison and Union Streets. Bus Lines #9, #49 and #60 on Broadway
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Broadway / Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 206-323-8881
In Italy, the osteria is an inviting neighborhood spot where locals savor fresh, seasonal food while enjoying the company of good friends. Renowned for its Northern Italian cuisine, la Spiga is authentic enough in both food and ambience to make you feel a wave of nostalgia, even if you've never been to Emilia-Romagna. Chef and co-founder Sabrina Tinsley crafts the Romagnola cuisine to make it genuine, yet hers alone. Using the very finest ingredients, menus are changed seasonally to reflect what is freshest in local markets. As co-founder and host Pietro Borghesi says, "An evening at la Spiga is like dining in Italy - without the plane fare."
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