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Al Fresco Friday: Andiamo Ristorante

July 16, 2021 - by Sandy Vo

Al Fresco Friday: Andiamo Ristorante
Serving Classic Italian Dishes since 1993

Andiamo Ristorante has stood its ground in the Heart of Bellevue for 29 years, earning its title as one of the oldest restaurants in downtown. This charming Italian spot has continued to serve authentic dishes made from scratch with the freshest ingredients possible. Owner Reyes Camino has been running this establishment for 19 years, producing an eclectic menu you can’t find anywhere else.

“We’re not focused on just one region of Italy. We have all kinds of pasta, chicken dishes, fresh seafood dishes—a little bit of everything,” Camino said.

Camino described the atmosphere as a fine-dining romantic restaurant with a casual and relaxed feel, allowing everyone to enjoy their time at Andiamo. Whether you’re here for the inside air-conditioning or outside patio umbrellas, make sure to check out these delicious dishes personally recommended by the owner!


Camino's Recommendation:

  • Cappellini With Shrimp and Crab | $30
    This dish uses angel hair pasta tossed with fresh shrimps and Dungeness crabs bathe in a light cream sauce, guaranteed to have you wanting more all weekend long.
  • Classic Lasagna | $22
    This signature lasagna dish is layered with pasta, goat cheese and tomato sauce! A simple authentic dish perfect for any day.
  • Pear and Gorgonzola Ravioli | $24
    An Andiamo specialty! This menu item is prepared with homemade pasta and caramlized pear covered in a delicious nutty walnut-gorgonzola sauce.


Looking for something to pair these dishes with? There is no leaving Andiamo without trying their long list of smooth and refreshing Italian wines offered in both red and white.

"We have all kinds of wines varying from all different prices," Camino said. "I wouldn't serve wine by the glass if it wasn't good quality. We're proud to be able to say that."

Homemade pasta, delicious Italian wine, and a gorgeous outdoor patio---sounds like a great weekend in Downtown Bellevue!


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