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Tag: Al Lago Ristorante


Lake-view dining: Al Lago hits high marks, but it took three tries to get there

Grilled leg of lamb is a knock-out dish served at Al Lago, an Italian Restaurant with a view of Lake Tapps. Photo by Peter Haley/Staff photographer

When the weather warms, I know where I want to sit and sip pinot noir: The patio of Al Lago Ristorante, a lake-view restaurant with a rich and flavorful Southern Italian menu brushed broadly with Northwest ingredients.

The design of the cavernous restaurant might not make much use of the Lake Tapps view, but the stylish and warm décor in autumnal hues of sage and copper and cushy, deep booths near the flickering rock fireplace do entice on true Northwest days. Read more »