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Agrodolce

3.8
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1106 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Discover the sun-drenched cuisine of Southern Italy and Sicily at Agrodolce. This casual and welcoming family-owned trattoria nestled in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood features Italy’s coastal cuisine. Our expertly created, handmade pasta is made with the finest organic and sustainable ingredients in the Pacific Northwest.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 1106 People Are Saying
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3.8based on recent ratings
3.7
Food
4.0
Service
4.1
Ambience
3.5
Value
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SpencerF
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ate indoors. Plenty of space separating tables. Food was great! Service excellent.

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vipOliviaJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful service and food! Will definitely go back.

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GabrielleM
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Very good atmosphere, the food, and service was great. Only thing is it was no warning about the added gratuity to my bill that was 20%. Wish I would have known about it.

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NHall
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Food was decent. Requested outdoor seating and it was taken by someone else when we arrived.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Delicious food. Steak was requested medium rare and was well done, but everything else was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such great food and service for a brunch lazy day and I normally hate brunch. Bacon gravy madame is 2 thumbs up. They make their own lemoncello (sp). Social distancing respected inside. Also got great pasta delivered with grub hub later in the week. Doing it again soon.

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Oleksandra
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food, nice atmosphere. Perfect for a date!

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MarilynS
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Highly recommend this place for the excellent and creative cuisine. We did a family style shard plates and left it up to Chef Thomas to make the selections. Everything was excellent! What a fun way to eat, full of wonderful surprises! Great service, wines and Dean Martin music!! This is a really fun way to go out for dinner!

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RikC
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We made a reservation on OpenTable and show up at the right time.
The restaurant was closed...

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MatthewG
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Authentic southern Italian food, most excellent indeed.

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PDXFoodie
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Everything was fine, but unremarkable. Food was authentic.

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trishM
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience4

Food was good. Just a bit overpriced compared to competition. There are plenty of Italian restaurants in Seattle that serve awesome food around $20 for a plate of pasta instead of $27. I will go back. But not often

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JalenU
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience3

Do not go on valentines day. The set menu they had was terrible. No hostess at the front. Took 1 hour to be seated even though I had a reservation. Food was gross and overpriced. The only good thing was the desert.

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OpenTable Diner
Portland
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

Didn’t taste any more elevated than a meal I could prepare at home. Meat was overcooked, tiramisu was not good either. Did enjoy the ambiance, and the environment as a whole.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

We went on Valentine’s Day which was challenging for the staff and were picky in general. Our ratings should be considered with that in mind.

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ChrisU
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

The food was great, but they over booked themselves. We got an 8:30pm reservation, and because we showed up a half hour early, we were seated at our reservation time (as compared to others that showed up closer to their reservation time and weren't seated until after 9pm). The kitchen was in the weeds the whole night. Even though they were only offering a prix fixe menu with three choices per course, it took a half hour for us to get our first course, and almost an hour between the first course and the second. That is RIDICULOUS. The food is fabulous, but don't go there on Valentine's day.

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Matt
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

Went for Valentine’s Day, 1st the limited Valentine’s Day menu wasn’t advertised so locked into buying only the meal offered. The meal offered was not designed to appeal to the broadest audience so stuck eating something I typically would never choose. The food came out tasting undercooked and rushed. We didn’t come close to finishing any of the food since it didn’t taste good and the staff seemed offended we didn’t want to take the leftovers. The drinks were the only good on the night. Overall, for $300 for 2 people on Valentine’s Day I would have expected better.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience4

Valentine’s Day—special menu. With a scaled-down holiday menu they should have been able to prep and serve much more quickly. We came at 7 and sat until 10. People with 8:30 reservations were still waiting to be seated. Several of the dishes were downright awful, especially the rib-eye steak, which appeared to be cooked sous vide. The soup under-seasoned. The cannolis were empty in the middles. They did comp our cocktails because if the long wait. The staff was very nice and worked their tails off, but the meal was just awful and exhausting.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience3

Typical Valentine’s Day. Over booked. Understaffed. Prefix menu with the added twist that the entire table must order and share a single entree, which after negotiations, ended up being a poor cut of grey ribeye. Extremely expensive for what we got out of the night. I don’t blame the servers, but we will not be returning.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience3

Very slow service, above average food except the main course. From our reservation time to paying the check it took two hours. We waited nearly 45 minutes for the main course of ribeye of which nearly half it was fat. We asked for the dessert to-go because we had to leave and got home with one of them being the wrong dessert. Overall very disappointing for a meal over $300. To their credit, they tried to make it right - very nice waiter, $50 off the meal (and still over $300), gave us two glasses of wine because we went through a bottle waiting for our meal. But we probably won’t go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience4

Came for the Valentine's day dinner. Food was underwhelming. Steak was cold, soup was cold. Server forgot about the grapefruit sorbet and had to be reminded after the 3rd course. Had much higher expectations considering the price and being billed as a special event. Wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

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Sabi
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience5

This was our highly anticipated first time to Agrodolce. It’s usually a rule for my date and I to never visit a restaurant on a holiday as the staffing tends to be subpar/everybody “out sick”. I am hoping this mediocre experience was due to a lack of kitchen crew because the floor staff was fantastic.
The table next to us were whispering that they microwaved everything for too long which was a shock to us as it took over an hour to get our main course.
The drinks were great and our waiter was attentive. The appetizers were nothing to write home about or taking a selfie with but I wasnt too disappointed as the drinks and ambiance made up for it.
What was egregious was the “ribeye”, our shared entree. An animal died for our sins and it was sitting on a bed of limp broccolini with Dairy Queen cherry ice cream sauce. Or maybe it was cherry teriyaki?
We could taste how beautifully the meat was dry aged but the way it was cooked and drizzled with syrup destroyed it all. Everything was dry and we had serious doubts it was a ribeye cut due to a lack of juiciness or marbling. The meat was barely pink in the center and it was tough to chew even with copious amounts of water.
We ended up having to ask for the check when the entree arrived and taking our dessert to go as we had an event to attend.
Worth the $200+ we spent for a Valentines meal?
No.
Worth it to try again before I strike it permanently off the list in favor of the copious amounts of restaurants popping up in Seattle every day?
Yes.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

We went to Agrodolce for Valentine’s Day. A table was not available so the put us in the bar to wait. No problem. We were seated after a while — 30 minutes past our reservation time. During this time I noticed that the didn’t seem to know how to move out diners who had already paid.
Our dinner arrived in courses, usually lukewarm. We requested table salt because most dishes were a bit bland. We were underwhelmed by the dishes.
The high spot was the service. Our waiter was attentive and accommodating. But as I noted, the wait staff seemed unable to move people on. The table next to is finished a good 20 minutes before us, yet was still at the table chatting as we departed. The line for tables jammed the foyer — there was not room in he bar to accommodate them.

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vipQuiqeg
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

My wife and I have been here twice. This is for our second visit, which was a Valentine's Day four course, pre set menu ($90 each). I'm not going to go through each dish, because almost every course we had was fairly bland and uninspired. The truffle risotto was excellent, but the rib eye, while good, was under salted. Or if it was properly salted, it was around 75% of what it could've been.

I know this is my most negative review, and I truly want to be fair and constructive when it comes to reviewing restaurants, but this experience has the largest discrepancy between the price you're paying vs. dinning experience. We've eaten at Copine, Tilth, and Rock Creek Seafood. Those places left our minds blown with flavors I've never tasted before. I was waiting for that to happen with each course and it pretty much was the opposite.

The waitstaff was excellent, attentive, and the dish pacing was good.

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MAXG
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Wonderful little spot. The night we went was slow and we got real good service. The fried calamari,,,octopus,,prawn appetizer was super good. So was the foccica bread which was excellent!

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BallardHedonist
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Traditional Italian dining experience with modern Southern Italian cuisine. Come here if you want to spend time with friends over a great meal with creative seasonal flavors, where you're not rushed out the door. Two of us shared a pasta and two small plates with cocktails, decided to stay for a second round of drinks and added an entree. Stayed over 2 and a half hrs. Everything was new, different and tasty. The chicory salad, coffee flour pappardelle, and pork loin were each absolutely amazing but I'm guessing will be replaced by other interesting dishes with the next menu change.

I don't understand the bad reviews here. If you're looking for fast, predictable, Americanized Italian food then this isn't the place for you.

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vipMulva
Seattle
48 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience3

Food was just okay. Flavors were good, but missed the mark on execution.

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Eiffel
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience4

Service is perfect, but the food is notvery good. The limoncello tiramisu could have been great, but it was cold, there was no cocoa instead was some bad chocolate.

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CathyM
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We celebrated our daughter's birthday last Sunday, January 26, and had the most wonderful server! She recommended wonderful entrees and appetizers as well as wine, and she was so pleasant and attentive! Also, the food was amazing, and the atmosphere was intimate and inviting!

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JayDubb
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was excellent. Emily was our server and was very attentive. The food was excellent. I had the Tonnemaker Squash Cavatelli with the Chicory Salad starter salad which were both excellent full of flavor. Noteworthy was the smell of other dishes as they passed our table. Recommended for any afair.

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GregP
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Was not very busy so it was quiet. Lighting a little dim for a business lunch but terrific food and service.

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Marye
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Enjoyed the night of 7 fishes! They accommodated my vegetarian and vegan friends well beyond our expectations!

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BadBrunch
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience5

Don't be fooled by pictures of this place. It may look like a nice brunch spot but the food here is definitely the worst I've had in Seattle. Thought that was just my opinion but the three friends I brought unanimously agreed. Polenta Fries were good though.

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OpenTable Diner
Aberdeen
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience4

I had high hopes for this restaurant. Places that charge $20 for a salad better be good, but overall I had a very disappointing dining experience. Will not go back again. I ordered the polenta fries with aioli to start off with which was good, but everything slowly declined from there. For my main entree, I ordered the seasonal salad with the catch of the day for $20. It was a spinach salad with pears, nuts, and cheese. The $6 coho salmon was very tiny, not worth the price for what I was given. The salad was very dry, the cheese was almost watery, the nuts weren’t flavored, and the the components of the salad just didn’t go well together. I then ordered a tiramisu for dessert thinking this was going to be their redeeming quality. For an Italian Restaurant, that was the most disappointing tiramisu I’ve ever had. I’ve been to Italy and know what a real, classic tiramisu tastes like but this one I ate was such a disgrace. They added lemoncella to it and it was the worst thing they could’ve done. They turned a classic dessert into a disgrace. What made this one of the worst dining experiences was that my waiters not once asked us how everything was tasting. I’ve worked my fair share of customer service and had they asked me how everything was from the very beginning, I might try it another time. But after eating there, never again. Save yourself the money and don’t go there. Definitely not worth the $70 meal plus the $15 tip.

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canalrat
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Not what it used to be.

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Eleni
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We went here for thanksgiving dinner. We were seated right away and our server was very nice. It was a set menu at $75 a person, which we enjoyed most everything. What I didn’t enjoy was it was served family style which means we served ourselves. The salad was tasty but small the crostini was tiny and we got one for the four of us. It was delicious but I thought we each should have had our own for the price. The pasta was perfect and so was the turkey.
The gratuity was 20% yet I did all the serving. I will go again but not on a holiday.

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MaryCecilia
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We chose this restaurant because we had such a great experience last year for Thanksgiving; my husband is a vegetarian and I am emphatically not. We had a great meal so decided to go again for Thanksgiving, anticipating the same food and service. All I can say is the food that we were served was subpar (I have to say that our waiter, Joe, was very apologetic). Also, the couple that were seated a good half an hour after us, had their meal before we even had a whiff of ours. Sadly, we left - don't need this kind of service when paying $75 per head. So very sad, and I actually cried.

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yvonned
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience3

This was a multi course fixed price Thanksgiving dinner that the restaurant seemed ill prepared to handle. The meal started fairly well but once we got to the main entree the wait was over 30 minutes and the turkey and potatoes came to the table lukewarm and barely cooked. We had to send it back and left with dessert in a box since the 1.5 hr dinner took 2.5 hours with all the wait time. Sadly disappointed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience2

Food was not at all up to expectations. There was something wrong with every course. The pastry on the Caramelized onion tart was raw in the middle and under cooked. The pasta course had ZERO seasoning. We had to request salt to give it any flavor. The turkey roulade was COLD in the middle. The sweet potatoes needed a glaze or something - they were just cut in non-uniform sizes and under roasted, hard and not completely cooked. The cannoli were all different shapes and sizes - some big, some small; some undercooked, some overcooked. Spent over $300 for dinner for two (included drinks) on Thanksgiving and we were completely disappointed. Will not return.

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Chris
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience2

My husband and I went for Thanksgiving dinner and it was possibly one of the worst meals we’ve ever had, ever. We were very exited to try Agrodolce, but it turned out to be horrible. We spent $300 dollars on the price fixed Thanksgiving menu with a bottle of wine and left hungry and completely dissatisfied.

The potatoes were neither seasoned nor cooked through (as in they were hard to even chew- that’s how undercooked they were). The turkey was tasteless and cold. The Brussels sprouts were soaked in some kind of liquid and so overcooked they were mush.

The service was sub par. The waiter came over to our table maybe all of 4 times through out our meal. The time in between courses was 20-30 mins. It took 2.5 hours to get through our meal. We had high expectations for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner, but will not be going back to Agrodolce again. We feel sick over spending $300 on one of the worst meals we’ve ever had.

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Agrodolce does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats.

Agrodolce is rated 3.8 stars by 1106 OpenTable diners.

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