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Lampreia - CLOSED

Map & Directions 2400 First Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
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206-443-3301
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Tue-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Private Party, Prix Fixe
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Highly Recommended
  • Garage, Street

Description

Seattle Weekly's Description

Many think Lampreia owner Scott Carsberg is one of the most talented chefs in America. Others never miss an opportunity to condemn this place for having a snooty tone and condescending service. Lampreia may not be for everyone, but it is a mecca for gastronomes seeking creative Northwest fare that features flavor over quantity. Stopping one step short of molecular gastronomy, Carsberg does things like poaching a fillet of halibut sous-vide (vacuum packed and at ultra-low temperatures), spreading the translucent fish with a squid-ink sauce, and propping up a basil Popsicle alongside. His plates are ornamented with twirls and dabs and pyramids of things, but they're never too fancy to taste good. Why splurge on dinner and theater tickets? A five-course meal here provides you with enough drama to make you feel like you've painted the town red.

 
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Reviews and News

  • ON THE PLATE Lampreia Back from a gallic summer break, Scott Carsberg offers his devoted fans such tantalizing dishes as an appetizer of sliced... More on Lampreia »

  • Young curmudgeon

    SCOTT CARSBERG GREW up in a West Seattle before the gentrified remodels, the condos, and the yuppified onset of restaurants with grilled... More on Lampreia »

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