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The 1 Best Pasta Restaurants In Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Longing for a bowl of Spaghetti and Meatballs or a simple Aglio olio? These are our go-to pasta spots in Ballard. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Head to these Ballard dining destinations for great handmade pasta, baked zitis, and delicious ravioli.

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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

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be so tough. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like Vacation Idea and Thrillist. For example, we considered Vacation Idea - 25 Best Italian Restaurants in Seattle, WA and Thrillist - Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Pair spaghetti marinara with Pinot Noir

    To elevate your spaghetti marinara experience, we recommend some Pinot Noir to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this red wine complements light tomato-based sauce.

  • Take fettucine alfredo to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a fettucine alfredo with a glass of Pinot Bianco, a popular white wine.

Fun facts about Pasta

  • The world record from Poland

    In Krakow, Poland, Pasta-lovers celebrated a special day on October 24, 2015. Some still remember this as the day when the pasta was made, weighing no less than 17,417 pounds.


  • May = Pasta festival

    Where can you find some world-class Pasta every May? At the Houston Pasta Festival in Houston, Texas, United States.

  • A day about pasta

    Can’t get enough pasta? You’re not alone. National Pasta Day is celebrated every year on October 17 in United States.

Parking info

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