The new Amaro Bistro in Bothell is the second restaurant for the owner of Il Bistro, a premier dining destination in the Pike Place Market since 1975. The restaurants share a similar ambiance and menu favorites.
W.G. Clark built out the 3,268 SF Amaro space in the Six Oaks complex in Bothell, requiring the careful coordination of activities taking place at both the restaurant and apartment. One challenge was installing a fire-rated grease duct for cooking hoods that extended through five stories of apartments above the restaurant space. The full commercial kitchen includes a 6,000 lb. brick-lined pizza oven which had to be brought in and assembled before finishes could be installed.
The new restaurant features curved low walls with tile finishes, wood caps and metal rails, and a temperature-controlled wine display room with custom glass walls and doors. Operable doors in the full bar, which includes custom artwork made from wine boxes assembled, finished and installed by W.G. Clark, allow patrons access to the outside in nice weather.