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The 9 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Pining for penne piled with ragu or smothered in arrabbiata sauce? These are our top Capitol Hill picks for great pasta. We examined top food blogs and review sites and scrutinized millions of reviews for this list of pasta restaurants. Get ready to twirl your forks around the best carbonara and linguinis in Capitol Hill available at these top eateries.

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

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

Olympia Pizza and Spaghetti House III

Italian, $$, Capitol HillItalian, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Carrello

Italian, Capitol HillItalianSeattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

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

Tavolàta

Italian, $$$, First HillItalian, $$$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zagat, 2015

    9 Pasta Dishes You Need to Try in Seattle

    Zagat, 2015
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants

    SeattleMet, 2018

Haymaker

Italian, $$, EastlakeItalian, $$Seattle, Eastlake
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Emerald Palate

    Italian Restaurants Serving the Best Pasta in Seattle

    The Emerald Palate
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Pasta in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

Serafina

Italian, $$$, EastlakeItalian, $$$Seattle, Eastlake
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

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

    USA Today
  • Zagat, 2016

    Best Italian Restaurants in Seattle

    Zagat, 2016

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

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best Pasta in Capitol Hill. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from TripAdvisor, SeattleMet and Thrillist and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence, SeattleMet - 18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants and Thrillist - Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Pair Pinot Noir with spaghetti marinara

    The flavors of spaghetti marinara will be enhanced with a glass of light and fragrant Pinot Noir, a red wine that complements light tomato-based sauce.


  • A next-level match for linguine with crab

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

Interesting facts about Pasta

  • Celebrating Pasta

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

  • The biggest pasta ever

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

  • Celebrating a love for pasta

    The love for pasta is unlimited in United States - that’s why they celebrate National Pasta Day every year.

Parking tips

Capitol Hillis notorious for tricky parking. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Pasta spot.

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