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The 4 Best Italian Restaurants Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Feel like a wood-fired pizza or fresh pasta? Best head over to one of these great Italian spots in Ballard. Don’t waste time agonizing, we analyzed millions of reviews to bring you the best Italian options in Ballard. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in Ballard!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Staple & Fancy

Italian, $$$, BallardItalian, $$$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

    25 Best Italian Restaurants in Seattle, WA

    Vacation Idea, 2020

Ballard Pizza Company

Pizza, $$, BallardPizza, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    Seattle's Essential Pizza Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • The Stranger, 2018

    Pizza Pie Face Off: Searching for the Best Slice in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018

If you travel further

Windy City Pie

Pizza, $$, Phinney RidgePizza, $$Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Seattle's Essential Pizza Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    Seattle’s Best Pizza: From Thick Crust to Thin

    SeattleMet, 2019

Soprano's Pizza & Pasta

Pizza, $$, MagnoliaPizza, $$Seattle, Magnolia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best Italian restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from experts at SeattleMet, Eater and The Stranger and more. All with some boam magic. Don’t bother looking for SeattleMet - Seattle’s Best Pizza: From Thick Crust to Thin, Eater - Seattle's Essential Pizza Restaurants and The Stranger - Pizza Pie Face Off: Searching for the Best Slice in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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