Vito's Restaurant & Lounge (First Hill)

927 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 397-4053

After a sad absent spell, Vito’s reopened in the fall of 2010, returned to its old-school Italiano-style glory by Hideout/Vital 5 maestro Greg Lundgren, with dark-red vinyl booths, central bar, a grand piano, and lounge-act entertainers including some great jazz (and never a cover charge). Where mobsters and mayors and priests (and doctors getting smashed and gangstas shooting guns) once convened, a cocktail and a plate of pasta wait for you. The ace bar staff, looking dapper, mix a perfect martini.
Hours: 4 pm-2 am every day (kitchen closes at 10 pm)
Categories: Bar, Club, Restaurant
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Average Rating:
  • 4.00000/5 Stars.
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Disco Bloodbath

On Saturday, 11/22/08 someone walked up to a guy on the dance floor and shot him in the head. Classy clientele... and venue. Be warned.
Come on, when Vito passed away back in the 90's and the place was sold, any hipster "Rat Pack" vibe went away. Sad. I live nearby and the place has been closed for several days after the shooting.
Posted by First Hill Treehouse on December 8, 2008 at 10:40 AM · Report this
This place is gross and trashy. I would not spend a single dime at this establishment. Plus they have cockroaches and the bouncers are rude. THUMBS DOWN ALL AROUND!
Posted by Roger on September 20, 2008 at 11:47 AM · Report this

One of a Kind

The drinks are stiff. The food is amazing. Happy hour specials you can't beat. 2$ burgers, 2$ pizza, 2$ wells and drafts. It's a great place to start your night.
Posted by Bunny on May 1, 2008 at 1:36 PM · Report this

I'd Rather Be at Vito's

With the best food and even better drink, there is no way you can go wrong. If you want to feel like you've rubbed elbows with the "Rat Pack" this is the place to go.
Posted by Chucko. on August 29, 2007 at 12:28 PM · Report this

Never the same twice

I've been here a few times, and it's never the same twice. I'm not a big fan because I like predictabilty in my drinking establishments.
Posted by J on 1st Hill on July 23, 2007 at 3:44 PM · Report this

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