Recently I was VERY impressed with Nell's at Greenlake. Terrific food, good service and a very European feel.
Be sure to try the cheese tray after dinner. Very nice!
I recommend Nells and also Kasper's which is at the base of Queen Anne Hill.
These are two sites you don't hear much about because of all the Belltown hype.
Also, for REAL homecooked Italian food you will have to leave Seattle, drive South to Tacoma, drive more South to Parkland. There lies Marzano's.
Family owned, small and terrific. You will need reservations because of their limited space.
I have never had a bad meal there, prices are modest and the only Italian this side of Chicago that has both the food and the "feel". Enjoy!