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Step through the antique revolving doors of Tulio Ristorante and it's as if you've entered a bustling Italian trattoria in the heart of downtown Seattle. Chef Walter Pisano clearly puts his heart into this longstanding favorite, continuing to impress diners and critics alike. His boldly flavored dishes are both simple and sophisticated, combining rustic Italian preparations with fresh Pacific Northwest ingredients. Add to this our great location in downtown Seattle, our warm, intimate atmosphere and outstanding service and it's easy to understand why Tulio is widely regarded as one of the city's best restaurants.
Seattle, WA 98101
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:00am;
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm;
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Everyday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - Close;
Saturday -Sunday: 5:00pm - Close;
Bistro Menu available during Bar Service
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Let us arrange your next special event in one of our spaces; completely private, semi-private or even our outdoor patio! At Tulio, we strive to make each event special. Solaio, our upstairs dining room, is a charming and beautifully decorated venue with a wine-cellar motif. There is no room rental fee charged for using Solaio and we offer customized menus, candles for the tables and background music - all complimentary.
Valet offered at Hotel Vintage Park with reduced rate for Tulio diners. Discount available for Olympic Garage Parking located across street to the west
4th and Seneca BUS and 3rd and Union LIGHT RAIL
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Tulio offers one of the best Grappa selections in Town! Enjoy Flights of selected Grappas for $20!
Join us for our Grappa Happy Hour in our bar daily from 8pm-10pm. Flights of selected Grappas for $20 with traditional accompaniment.
Step through the antique revolving doors of Tulio Ristorante and it's as if you've entered a bustling Italian trattoria. Chef Walter Pisano clearly puts his heart into this longstanding downtown Seattle favorite, continuing to impress diners and critics alike.
Tulio Ratings and Reviews
There were 4 of us dining - the bread was delicious and the olive oil on the table was great! They split our appetizers which was very nice - the burrata appetizer was delicious I would definitely have that again. Raves from the table for the Spaghetti and the vegetarian option Agnolotti - Me and the other guest had the Linguine with clams - we were both very disappointed - the broth was flat and the noodles had no flavor, the clams were tasty but I had many broken shells in my dish I had to be very careful. The service started out really good, we wanted to order dessert but it took our waiter so long to get back to us we had to pass - we were going to a show and he knew that! The restaurant wasn't full. I don't think I'll be back.
I regularly eat at Tulios. It's within walking distance of several theaters, so it's a good choice for pre-theater dining. The quality of the food is excellent and consistent. The service is always first rate, and they have a great gluten free menu. The menu varies with the season, so the food is always fresh and inventive but not overwrought.
Lovely atmosphere and inventive dishes that surprised and delighted. The asparagus soup had an unexpected depth of flavor. Interesting crunch to the salad had us searching for the secret, thick fresh ahi steaks, and pork shank falling off the bone with flavor. The only problem? We ate too much sumptuous food.
I'm a regular diner at Tulio and was sorry that my recent dinner with friends was less satisfactory than usual. The server, while nice (when he showed up), seemed to forget about us for stretches of time. Fortunately, we didn't have time constraints (like theater tickets) because this would have been an issue since dinner dragged out considerably. The halibut special sounded excellent but unfortunately was a little dry from being overcooked. One party at our table had the roast chicken with risotto and that was excellent.
Ambience is terrific. Like stepping into an Italian Trattoria. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. The asparagus soup and burrata were great. Linguini with clams had so many flame I finished the linguini and had clams left to eat with the broth. Very good. However, the Orecchiette sauce was really thick, as if it had been in the pot too long. Very heavy and my wife only ate a few bites. Gelato del giorno was praline and hazelnut. House made, and excellent. Good wine list by bottle or glass. Would five another star except for the overly heavy pasta sauce.
We had requested seating away from the kitchen and wait stand and we got stuck right next to both. When I tried to speak with the manager, he dismissed us with no apology. Very BAD customer service and very unprofessional! I won't be back, nor will anyone else in my party. There are too many other great restaurants with better attitudes towards their clientele.
Despite the fact that we were nearly 30 minutes late for our reservation (due to traffic; we called) we were graciously accommodated. It was a lovely meal in a cozy corner near a front window. The asparagus soup was stunning -- so fresh tasting! Everything else ordered was yummy, too. Professional service, too.
This is my first time to this restaurant and hotel in Seattle and I was impressed with both. There may not be many menu options but what was on the menu was fantastic. The bread and olive oil / balsamic vinegar are a great start to the mean. They have a decent wine list as well. The chicken with lemon / sage risotto was sooo good! I would definitely eat here again.
I did have breakfast the next morning and the crispy bacom - OMG. Was so good!!!!
Our waiter (personable young man from Colombia) was a pure delight, with excellent suggestions and just the right amount of attentiveness. Great wine suggestions and customized our food order to accommodate our wishes. We were seated in a quieter booth, otherwise could be a bit noisy. Overall, we loved it and highly recommend.
Several great options. We came from Town Hall, where we have a membership. Free appetizer was given to us, because of the membership, and we got to sample their gniocci. We had the lamb and the pork shank. The pork shank literally "fell off the bone!" Next time, we'll save room for dessert, too!
While we have been to Tulio multiple times, this was our second time with Antonio as our waiter. I mention Antonio by name because he made the evening great! From his food recommendations to his engaging demeanor, he makes you feel like you're a priority for him. He listened to my bride's needs for dairy free options attentively...and that meant the world to me! Tulio is a place worth visiting!
Delicious food! Surpassed expectations! Started with sweet potato gnocchi which were perfectly crispy with a soft inside. Then had the mushroom angolotti, homemade pasta, decadent and amazing. Finally had the fish of the day which was halibut caught this morning. Fish was prepared perfectly, and was delicious. Dessert was bambinos and gelato... both were fantastic. Highly recommended!
We reserved a table for a lunch meeting. I asked for a space with less noise. They gave us a table on the second floor. I was worried they would forget about us because there was only one other table on our floor occupied but they did not. Service was great and the food was amazing. Great value!
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