Stoneburner

4.6
880 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
The 120-­‐seat restaurant is Chef Jason Stoneburner’s homage to the varied cooking styles of the Mediterranean and the natural bounty of the Pacific Northwest with a focus on stone hearth cooking. The inviting restaurant is furnished with architectural objects and antiques from all over the globe, giving it a warm, timeless feel. Private dining is available in the restaurant with the Olympic Rooftop Pavilion providing stunning event space atop the hotel.

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Stoneburner is an Italian-American spot in Ballard with good neapolitan pizza and decent everything else, though the pastas are a crap shoot.

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Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Amazing vegetables and seafoods!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food and lively atmosphere!

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Seattle
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We went there for Sunday brunch, they have a great selection of items on the menu some of them with a unique twist on a familiar dish. I had the biscuits and gravy, the gravy was thick and so flavorful on top of the drop biscuits which were fantastic. We are already planning a return trip for dinner to enjoys those items and taste their extensive wine selection.

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Seattle
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server, Kate, took excellent care of us, even though it was a very busy Saturday night. We mentioned we were vegetarian and she worked with the chef to ensure the dishes were suitable. Everything was amazing—and the veggies were treated as superstars! Definitely try the charred broccoli. The Dutch fries were wonderfully crunchy on the outside, creamy soft on the inside. The house-made pasta was perfect as was the dessert (dulce de Leche budino.) we’ll be back for sure!

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Nashville
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Awesome brunch as always

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing the waitress help us so much on our menu and made it the best time !!:)

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n
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The food was good and ambience/service even better, but the serving proportions were small yet pricy.

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Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server was amazing!

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DD
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Overall, we enjoyed our Valentine’s Day experience. The restaurant was chilly. My wife wore her coat during dinner. Our food was delicious, especially the meatballs my wife ordered. My pasta dinner was very rich (with lamb) but was a small portion. The service was excellent. I would go back during a warmer time of year.

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DZ
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Stoneburner is one of our favorite restaurants. We were entertaining a relative from Minneapolis and a colleague of hers from Sweden. There was one vegetarian and they had no trouble finding items to eat. Since it was at the tail end of the big snow, the restaurant was not as loud as normal (not very busy). We were also seated at a table at one end. I would have to say it was chilly in the restaurant. We didn't complain so I can't comment whether or not they could have adjusted the temperature.
Overall, a great restaurant and always, first rate service.

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LS
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends and I had a wonderful experience at Stoneburner. It was some of ours’ first time in Seattle and this spot will be remembered. Service was prompt and each dish was fabulous. The atmosphere is wonderful and their large tables make it perfect for a friends dinner. We will return next time we are in town. Thank you!

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R
San Diego
22 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

The food was very good. It did take a long time to be served, maybe due to snow conditions? I’m not sure if they had a full staff or they were really busy.

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SM
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Quaint. Food interesting and tasty. Good wine list.

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the best server ever and the food is delicious! Great cocktails as well.

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F
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Our server was excellent. She took very good care of us.

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b
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

Food wasn't anything special. pricing was reasonable. Date night with 3 total drinks, 2 appetizers, 1 shared vegetable, 1 shared entree came up to $100 +tip.

Restaurant was cold. location is great, service was great.

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YC
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Really enjoyed the blackened salmon. Black crust over salmon that was medium rare in the center. Luscious. Caesar salad was large enough for 2-3, so don't order one as a side salad for one person. Get some help. Bar work needs some help. Ordered Tanqueray up with a couple olives. In most restaurants they call this a Martini with three ounces of gin. It came neat in an Old Fashioned glass and appeared to be an ounce of gin and was not even cold. Friends ordered Jack Daniels on the rocks and received a very measley size drink. Appeared to be 1 ounce rather than the typical 1 1/2 ounces normally served in most restaurants. Today's Martini should contain no vermouth and be shaken until the shaker is too cold to hold on to, about 30 seconds. Then rested for about 45 seconds to allow a very thin sheet of ice to form over the top of the gin. Then strained into a freezer chilled glass with 2-3 green queen olives. These drinks appeared to be made for Millenials, not someone like Humphrey Bogart as they should have been. Luscious food though.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

I would have liked our waitress to explain the menu to us. Even with prompting her there was no explanation.

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T
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my husband's birthday at Stoneburner this weekend because it's consistently a great dining experience. As usual, the season dishes were exceptionally tasty. Our waiter - Justin - was made great recommendations and was very attentive. We really like that they seem to empower their staff to do everything they can to make it a memorable experience for their clients and they do it well!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our host and hostess were friendly. We loved the booth we were seated at and Jocelyn was an excellent waitress. The Oyster King mushrooms were our favorite! Thanks for a great evening.

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i
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

The appetizers were good, as was the service. Charming place. My complaint is with the pizza we ordered. A tough dish to mess up, but ours was greasy and just plain ol' didn't taste very good. My son had the pork chops, and they were on the dry side. So, maybe an off night for the kitchen? No big deal, but I don't think we'll go back.

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San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Chicken was only fair and overpriced. I would not go back.

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Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 4

Our service was a bit slow and it was disappointing that they had run out of their specials as we had several fish eaters in our party.

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Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Changed the menu, we love this resturant, however the new pasta dishes are not even close to as good as the previous menu

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p
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stoneburner never disappoints. Menu is inventive and they deliver great tasting dishes. Pizza is outstanding, of course, but the other selections are excellent as well. I love that they take reservations.

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LS
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had reservations at Stoneburner, our table was ready and in a nice location in the restaurant. Our wait person explained the dishes and how people typically order. One dish was not what my partner expected so the kitchen refired the item and it met his expectations. The service was very friendly and professional even though my partner was cranky.

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Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's my favorite place for brunch. The food is great and the service staff is competent and courteous.

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TM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Overall too loud. Food was fine. Service was fine. If you have a group and looking to have fun this would be a great spot. If you’re looking for a date spot or just a 1:1 dinner, would not recommend - you’ll be screaming at each other.

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JD
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

SB has become my family's special occasion restaurant, and the place I always take out of town guests.
The servers are delightful, attentive but not hovering. The food is excellent and well-prepared. I like that it is locally-sourced. I never go there planning to go "elsewhere" after or before as the dining here IS the experience, no need to hurry through it to another venue. Thanks again for a lovely evening.

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MG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, olives with mozzarella inside were a big hit! Interesting food, very nice overall

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Service was a bit slow but the food was good. The waitress was really nice and accommodating.

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Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stoneburner was amazing! We had the burrata and the pizzas, they we all awesome!! I can’t wait to go back.

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K
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We took my Dad and his wife to celebrate his birthday. It was a Sunday evening so it was slow and quiet. The staff was super accommodating, the food was great and the atmosphere was perfect.

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XR
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A fun environment, with very good service and good food! The sommelier is excellent! It's one of our favourites.

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CB
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stoneburner never disappoints. Service was outstanding. The food was delicious. We will be back!

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I
Seattle
48 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious! We are vegetarian and gluten free, but there were many fantastic options for us to order. Every dish was so tasty. My only complaint was how fast it all came out! It would have been nice to linger over our meal instead of getting bombarded with 6 plates all at once. Next time I’ll know to request this.

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MR
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very nice indeed. Only minor complaint is it was cold and bit drafty where we were sitting (near the kitchen entrance).

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C
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Stoneburner is one of my favorites in Seattle. Always great food and service! The menu is constantly changing with the seasons and their moods-great dishes! I can count on a great experience every time.

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F
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely brunch at Stoneburner. Alfred took great care of us and offered perfect suggestions. Every dish we had great flavor we had Heuvos Tomate, Biscuits and gravy as well as the Big Toast. All in all we would go back again. The decor is great as well and watching the chef at the stone fire was fun.

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S
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful and delicious shared meal to celebrate a friend’s 50th. Don, our waiter, was phenomenal. We could not have asked for a better experience.

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