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Lanza's Ristorante

1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
+1 360-379-1900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (16 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
“light pasta” (2 reviews)
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food at reasonable prices. Restaurant offers a nice atmosphere; live music some evenings. Open for dinner only. Reservations recommended on Fridays & Saturdays. Would definitely return!

Thank dfb260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was just so so, guitar music was very nice; skip dessert it's not good, and for goodness sake - the people standing directly outside the restaurant smoking when the front door is open is really tacky! Ps. Don't order a glass of wine,the pour...More

Thank OceanGirl99
allyouneedislove123, Owner at Lanza's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. I did approach your table several times to see if you were enjoying your experience at our restaurant. You and your husband were on your devices the whole time and barely spoke two words. You both barely looked up and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The smell of good food hits you on entering. We didn't have a reservation, although we should have, Lanza's appears to serve the best food in town. In spite of a full house and reservations ahead of us, they squeezed four of us in, for...More

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here before we left Port Townsend, as a nice break from all the seafood. You could tell the restaurant had a pretty regular crowd as they had to fit us in between some reservations. The restaurant looked to...More

Thank jarredgarner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband loves Spagetti and Meatballs. He compares than to mine and is Never happy. He lives them at Lanza's. We were there twice in two weeks. I enjoyed my Chicken Picatta.

Thank popogonggong
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 13 and we had dinner here to celebrate a family member's birthday. I had the Penne Bella and it was really good. Everybody was really happy with all of their food. I asked the server to get the birthday boy's...More

Thank Niknik_121514
allyouneedislove123, Owner at Lanza's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. Please come back again!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

I was so glad to find this restaurant when I was in Port Townsend. You need a reservation but I did not know that but they were able to seat us. It was extra great because it was also my Birthday, but they did not...More

Thank Barb P
allyouneedislove123, Owner at Lanza's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review!

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Our new favorite dinner spot on the North Olympic Peninsula. Lanza's has fantastic authentic home-style Italian cuisine fit for King's & Queens! Fabulous meatballs, delectable perfect sauces, pastas aldente perfecto, outrageous Mexican prawns the size of small lobsters, chicken Marsala off-the-chart and yummy desserts like...More

Thank jarheadbbq
allyouneedislove123, Owner at Lanza's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Dave and Marilynnne! You are so kind! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is our favorite dining spot in Port Townsend. We do many family get togethers at Lanaz's. Great location in Uptown. The food is excellent!

Thank mamahama
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I haven't written a review before, but felt compelled after our dinner at Lanza's. The food was delicious, enjoyed the pizza, salad with balsamic dressing and minestrone soup. I really enjoyed my pasta dish with prawns, sun dried tomatoes and garlic sauce, the sausage tasted...More

1  Thank Sherry M
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Questions & Answers
23 February 2016|
Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about Brunch but they are close to the water.
1 February 2016|
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Response from jkle | Reviewed this property |
I concur with Mike B's suggestion. The owner of the restaurant would be familiar with the wine and I feel sure, would be happy to provide you with answers to your questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Lawrence St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6524
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 360-379-1900
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