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Picolinos offer authentic regional Italian cuisine, in a warm and casual neighborhood style.
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Ristorante italiano

About us

Picolinos strives to offer authentic regional Italian cuisine, in a warm and casual neighborhood style. Prices are reasonable and great care is taken to carefully select high quality ingredients, wines and spirits which compliment the cuisine.

The restaurant has its own in house bakery, wood fire pizza oven, espresso bar, private dining room and garden court yard which can accommodate virtually any requirements of our guests.

Reservations are recommended, but we warmly welcome our walk in guests.

Luciano Busilacchi
Your safety is our priority

Covid-19 Safety Protocols

REQUIREMENTS PER KING COUNTY MANDATE FOR INDOORS DINE

Please consider, per King County mandate:

* PROOF OF VACCINATION or

* LAB TESTED COVID-19 NEGATIVE RESULT WITHIN 72 HOURS

Will be required to dine in any of our enclosed spaces.

MASK USE REQUIREMENTS

All employees are required to wear masks at all times during their shift. We ask all guests to wear their masks at all times as well when not seated at their table or while interacting with the staff.

SOCIAL DISTANCING

We highly recommend making reservations during this time.  This helps us control the volume of our business and guarantee there will not be crowding while entering and exiting the restaurant.

TABLE SPACING

All guest seating is spaced at a minimum of 6 feet apart from surrounding tables.

HAND SANITIZER

We provide multiple locations for hand sanitizer throughout the restaurant.

EMPLOYEES TEMPERATURE CHECK

We check each employee’s temperature before they clock in for their daily shift.  We closely monitor all employee’s health for their safety and yours. All employees have taken an oath to stay home if they show in signs of illness and to maintain social distancing inside and outside of work.

Ristorante autentico

Authentic regional Italian cuisine

Our staff welcomes you to enjoy and experience authentic Italian food in the warmth and comfort of the restaurant. The wine cellar is under the care of Dino Piro, who has spent over two decades in the care, selection, and study of Italian wines. We hope you will enjoy the fine cuisine, wine and seasonal inspirations through out the year!
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“The portions are generous and an entree could easily be shared. Next time, we plan on ordering family style. For desert, I had the tiramisu and next visit I’m going for the cannoli. Highly Recommend.” Great atmosphere.”

–Susan G.

“What can I say. Atmosphere. Friendly service. And great food. Everything we got, from appetizers to dessert, was excellent. You guys do good work – I’ll definitely be back. Thanks for helping to make my date one to remember.”

–Jesse M.
★★★★★

Daily Specials

January 25th, 2022

Ristorante Picolinos offers something for everyone, whether you’re craving traditional Italian cuisine or something a tad more adventurous.

Starters

Roasted White Cloud Cauliflower ``alla Romanesco``
$ 13

Heirloom White Cloud Cauliflower, Oven Roasted & Finished With A Zesty Red Bell Pepper Coulee.

A Salad of Butter Lettuce, Anjou Pears, Berries & Pistachios
$ 14

Fresh, Local, Organic Butter Lettuce, Dressed With A Light Balsamic Vinaigrette & Garnished With Anjou Pears, Fresh Berries, Crumbled Feta & Toasted Pistachios.

Burrata con Prosciutto di Parma
$ 16

Thin, Delicate Slices of Prosciutto di Parma, Gently Draped Over Luscious, Creamy Slices of Fresh Burrata Cheese. Served With House Made Heirloom Apple - Mission Fig Compote & Rustic Wood Fired Crostini.

Special Entrées

Lasagna di Nettuno (Neptune’s Lasagna)
$ 23

Our House Made Seafood Lasagna Is Layered With Lobster, Crab Meat, Baby Shrimp, Halibut With Savory Roasted Onions, Spinach, Fresh Herbs, Béchamel & Finished With An Aurora Sauce.

Pappardelle With A Savory Lamb Ragu
$ 23

Our House Made Pappardelle Is Gently Tossed In A Savory, Ragu of Braised Lamb Aromatic Vegetables, Garlic, White Wine & Rosemary and then finished with Pecorino Romana.

Wild Mushroom Ravioli (Porcini, Piopinni & Oyster)
$ 24

Our House-Made Ravioli Are Stuffed With A Medley of Wild Forest Mushrooms Minced Garlic, Golden Thyme, Ricotta, Aged Parmesan, Then Gently Tossed In A Light, Velvety Cream Sauce & Finished With Freshly Grated Parmesan.

Beef Brisket ``alla Nonna Calise``
$ 26

Grandma Calise's Brisket -- Slowly Roasted In The Wood Fired Oven With Aromatic Vegetables, Rosemary & Red Wine. Accompanied By Mashed Potatoes & Braised Balsamic Cipollini di Rosso.

Filet of Pacific Sea Bass With Grilled Citrus Butter
$ 28

Filet of Pacific Sea Bass, Pan Seared, Finished With A Grilled Citrus Butter Sauce Infused With Shallots, Fresh Herbs Butter & A Splash of Sauvignon Blanc. Accompanied by Mashed Potatoes & Sautéed Vegetables.

Fresh Ingredients

We gather only the best local ingredients every day to serve fresh to your plate.

generous portions

We believe in real food for real people, our portions will likely need a to go box.

Mediterranean Taste

From bright flavors like lemon, parsley, apricot, and mint, to warm, savory flavors like garlic, cumin, and black/red pepper.

Hand made by design

From our fresh bread to our hand made sauces and pasta make from scratch we bring you the old world tradition.

Local press

Let the judges decide

“Ristorante Picolinos offers comfort food with a dash of elegance”

Business Journal