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The Pink Door
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1919 Post Alley Seattle, WA 98101
1919 Post AlleyUSWashingtonSeattle98101
$$European Restaurant, BarToday 11:30AM–11PM
Saturday 11:30AM–11PMSunday 4–10PMMonday 11:30AM–10PMTuesday 11:30AM–10PMWednesday 11:30AM–10PMThursday 11:30AM–10PMFriday 11:30AM–11PM
The Pink Door is an independently owned (never cloned, never genetically modified) restaurant that has been quietly dedicated to fresh & local Italian food since 1981.
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Italian restaurant with burlesque shows & trapeze entertainment plus terrace with Elliott Bay views.- Google
"The Lobster with potato puree and Oysters and Caviar were phenomenal."
"Great date place, great views, great spinach lasagna."
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Matt W
2 weeks ago
Awesome place for dinner. For a quieter and formal experience make sure to make reservations to sit in the main dining area (coming down the stairs from the main entrance it has a bit of a speakeasy or Cabaret feel). There is also a more casual and festive bar and and dining area on the other side of the restaurant - often with live music and other acts. There's plenty of outdoor seating during the warmer months with fantastic views of Puget Sound and is a great place to have a relaxed dinner with friends as well.
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Samuel Gámez
4 months ago
My favorite restaurant in this city! The cioppino here is AMAZING. It's my go to meal. The lasagna is made just the way it's supposed to be. If you're lucky enough to be there when they have performers then you're in luck. I work at a hotel nearby and I recommend it all the time. The only thing is, it's sometimes hard to get a table for dinner if you're a last minute type person. They get busy, but fir good reasons. Enjoy!
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Ismail Sebe
3 months ago
Let me start by saying great staff. From the door to the waitress, everybody was so friendly and helpful. Our waitress recommended fish of the day and it was big enough for two and was delicious. Good wine pairing as well. BTW there is no sign for the place. Go through the pink door 😀
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Charles Whittaker
4 months ago
We were passing through Sacramento and found this place on Yelp. Wow, was it ever worth it to get off the highway for this! Even though I grew up in Chicago, this was the best gyros sandwich ever, with feta and fries inside! Awesome greek salad too! Fair prices, good service. Very recommended!
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Amanda Louise
a month ago
Food was fantastic for lunch. Decently priced as well. We had to bring my dog to seattle and they were willing to let him in as long as he stayed laying down. They even brought him some water. Very pleased with this restaurant and thankful for their willingness to let my family and dog in.
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Jos. T. Evans
a month ago
My wife and I went for our 7 year anniversary, for the first time, and it did not disappoint. This is old world Italian charm, wrapped in romantic ambiance, with a sophisticated taste experience, and although they offer a live Cabaret and Burlesque show, we only came for the dinner, this night. The Pink Door is a high-end Italian experience and trust me, worth every penny. Terrence was our Waiter for the evening and this guy is incredibly professional and truly knows his stuff, he even remembered our names. He really impressed my wife and me. Terrence suggested a few vegetarian dishes and I chose the "LASAGNA PINK DOOR" with fresh spinach pasta layered with besciamella, pesto and topped with marinara sauce, with a "CELERY & MUSHROOM SALAD," with my usual Ginger Beer, and boy did Terrence pick two winners. They were two exquisitely prepared dishes and the experience of what a Foodie's dreams are made of. So very delicious, a fabulous dining experience, and Terrence really made our anniversary a night to remember. We'll be back for the show.
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J'Dnt Vega
3 months ago
Amazing place, great ambiance, and outstanding food. Very friendly and professional staff. Definitely coming back
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Mark Guzman
4 months ago
I've been here twice now and can definitely say I'm a fan of their food. The atmosphere at night is perfectly warm with a teeny touch of class. If you want to eat here, and you should, be sure to make reservations WELL ahead of time. At least four days ahead. I also want to mention the subtle art of service has been perfected here. The wait staff is knowledgeable and professional, never smug or overbearing. I think this place does it right, but wouldn't be what it is without the mysterious Post Alley location that allows for the "hidden" appeal this place plays on so well. My most recent visit was with a group of friends in town from Miami, each with their own tastes. First with the drinks! One of my friends got an absinthe-based drink with a small plastic monkey hanging from the glass, which I thought was funny and creative. Their house wine comes in what looks like a hybrid beer/San Pellegrino bottle and is a generous individual serving. I had a G&T with Big Gin, which is Seattle based (and tasty). Overall, the drinks are nothing to rave about, but they do get points for creativity. The soft bread comes out with olive oil that will absolutely knock your socks off. It's herb infused and incredible. If you want to spring for the nominal extra charge, give their balsamic vinegar a try! It is aged and has depth of flavor and a kick like you've never had before. Appetizers came and we tried the calamari and la fettunta (grilled garlic bread) and while the garlic bread was great as expected, the real surprise treat, perhaps even star of the meal, was the calamari. It was prepared in a way that none of us had ever had and the quality of the meat was tender yet smooth, not spongey and slimy. I've tried the bolognese and the caesar with prawns so far, and both were excellent in their own right. The prawns were garlicky, peppery, and seared to my liking. The bolognese is a total win, if you can't decide which pasta to go for I would say it is a safe bet. I also got to try a bit of the lasagna, which the house claims as their signature dish. It's easy to see why when you taste it for yourself. ...and then there are the shows! Sun/Mon they do trapeze shows right in the restaurant, I was lucky enough to catch part of one and found it very entertaining. They have burlesque shows every Saturday where you can have dinner starting at 9 and the show starts at 11, but it's first come first serve. I have heard the venue is small but the show is great. It is still on my short list of things to do in the city. TL;DR Great Italian food, would recommend for out-of-towners. Just make a reservation well in advance! On a Sunday/Monday ask to be seated with a view of the trapeze. There is a burlesque show Saturday nights, invite me if you get tickets because I've never been.
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