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The 8 Best Pasta Restaurants In 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 Seattle. 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 Seattle eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Cascina Spinasse

Italian, $$$, Capitol HillItalian, $$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    15 of Seattle's Essential Pasta Places

    Eater, 2020
  • The Emerald Palate

    Italian Restaurants Serving the Best Pasta in Seattle

    The Emerald Palate

Altura

Italian, $$$$, Capitol HillItalian, $$$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants

    SeattleMet, 2018

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

Cafe Lago

Italian, $$$, MontlakeItalian, $$$Seattle, Montlake
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2013

    Best Pasta Dishes at Local Italian Restaurants

    Seattle Magazine, 2013
  • USA Today

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

    USA Today

Vendemmia

Italian, $$$, MadronaItalian, $$$Seattle, Madrona
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017
  • Eater, 2020

    15 of Seattle's Essential Pasta Places

    Eater, 2020

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

Rione XIII

Italian, $$$, Capitol HillItalian, $$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2013

    Best Pasta Dishes at Local Italian Restaurants

    Seattle Magazine, 2013
  • TripAdvisor, 2018

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2018

How To Cook a Wolf

Italian, $$$, East Queen AnneItalian, $$$Seattle, East Queen Anne
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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

    USA Today
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

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 TripAdvisor and USA Today. Yes, we even looked at TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and USA Today - 10Best - Seattle Says "Grazie" to its Best Italian Restaurants to pull this list together. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Pasta.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • The perfect match for your linguine with crab

    Experts suggest pairing a linguine with crab with a glass of Frascati, a popular white wine.


  • Pinot Noir with your spaghetti marinara

    When considering what goes best with spaghetti marinara, we recommend a glass of Pinot Noir, it truly complements the dish as it complements light tomato-based sauce.


Fun facts about Pasta

  • A day about pasta

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

  • A 2015-record from Poland

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

  • Celebrating Pasta

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

Parking info

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