One of the few Seattle restaurants to enjoy widespread popularity since the first opened in 1989, Palomino restaurant can now be found in 14 cities across the country. In Seattle, it is located in the trendy Belltown neighborhood, between Pike Place Market and the Space Needle at Seattle Center.
Palomino restaurant is a locally based establishment. Old-world style cooking prepared with fresh Northwest ingredients set Palomino apart from other Seattle restaurants. The rotisserie cooking method ensures that your chicken is juicy on the inside while crispy and flavorful on the outside. Palomino restaurant just happens to be one of the hottest restaurants Seattle has, so anyone who wants to be seen comes here. If there is a wait in the restaurant, the large bar has plenty of room for everyone. The deep red hues, high ceilings, and glass art make this a great setting for Seattle dining and will only enhance what is sure to be an excellent experience.
Although the crusty, delicious bread, olives and tomatoes spread starts off the meal, you will definitely want to hold back if you want to have room to enjoy the other great dishes at this restaurant. There is a creamy Dungeness crab and artichoke spread that you find will disappear quickly. Looking at the rest of this restaurants menu, you might think that the risotto-crusted salmon is an unusual take on a classic dish, but this just tells you that this is one of the most interesting list of choices of any of the fine restaurants Seattle has.
This Seattle restaurants menu is European themed, so you will find offerings like Paella and Cioppino. A perfect accompaniment with the great appetizers, this restaurants extensive wine list has tons of great California wines to enjoy with your dinner. This Seattle restaurants choice of desserts should not to be overlooked. The rum of the tiramisu will dance happily with the rich chocolate of this incredible dessert, and the crème brulee is no less impressive.
Picky diners might scoff at the fact that Palomino is a restaurant chain, but the experience at each one of these restaurants is different, with local cuisine and weekly specials. You can also be assured that standards are high all across the board in these restaurants, be it food or ambience. The open kitchen allow you to see the quality ingredients skillfully bought together for a unique and exciting experience you won"t find at many of the other restaurants Seattle has to offer. The thin crispy pizzas and delectable oven-roasted garlic prawns are to die for. The cocktails here are as skillfully prepared as in any bar, so the drinks only enhance what is already a great experience in Seattle dining. Be sure to drop into this restaurant for happy hour, when you can try one of the fresh fruit cocktails and take advantage of the two for one appetizers.
If you're looking for high style, savory, well-prepared dishes, and mouth-watering desserts, the Palomino restaurant does not disappoint.