Nothing trendy about this timeless landmark, where Carmine Smeraldo has been serving sumptuous Italian classics for over two decades. If pressed, the establishment regulars will praise the peerless osso buco, the garlicky rack of lamb, the noble cioppino—but nobody wants to cultivate competition for their favorite tables. Which, incidentally, are formally sheathed in white and arrayed handsomely in a windowed room, with a courtyard off the back for urban (um, loud) summer dining.
411 First Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
- Mon–Fri 11:30–2:30, 5:30–10:30; Sat 5:30–10:30
Please Note: Before making plans, please call ahead with the establishment to verify that this information is still accurate.
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