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The 8 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Downtown, 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 Downtown. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best pasta for this list. So break out the parmesan and head to these Downtown eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Cortina

Italian, $$$, DowntownItalian, $$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Emerald Palate

    Italian Restaurants Serving the Best Pasta in Seattle

    The Emerald Palate
  • Infatuation, 2020

    12 Sit-Down Restaurants Where You Can Have A Nice Meal With Kids

    Infatuation, 2020

If you travel further

Tavolàta

Italian, $$, BelltownItalian, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle Says "Grazie" to its Best Italian Restaurants

    USA Today
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants

    SeattleMet, 2018

Cinque Terre Ristorante

Italian, $$$, Denny TriangleItalian, $$$Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants

    SeattleMet, 2018

Vito's

Italian, $$, First HillItalian, $$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

    Classic Restaurants Every Seattleite Must Try

    Eater, 2019

La Vita E Bella

Italian, $$, BelltownItalian, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Lasagna in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Via Tribunali - Capitol Hill

Pizza, $$, First HillPizza, $$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2016

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2016
  • Infatuation, 2017

    Where To Eat & Drink In Georgetown

    Infatuation, 2017

Limoncello Belltown

Italian, $$, BelltownItalian, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Razzís Pizzería

Pizza, $$, Denny TrianglePizza, $$Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We pored over ratings for 10951 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1286 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Infatuation and TripAdvisor had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink In Georgetown and TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Pasta.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • The ideal pairing for spaghetti marinara

    When having spaghetti marinara, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Pasta

  • May = Pasta festival

    Houston, United States is the proud home of the annual Houston Pasta Festival, held every May to celebrate everything that is good about Pasta.


  • The biggest pasta

    On October 24, 2015, Poland’s Pasta fans celebrated a new world record by the pasta, weighing 17,417 pounds.

  • The best day for pasta

    To celebrate their passion for pasta, people in United States decided to hold an annual National Pasta Day every October 17.

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