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The 10 Best Pasta Restaurants in Ballard, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Want to find the finest Pasta in Ballard? We created the definitive list of the top Pasta spots in Ballard by reviewing the top restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Explore everything you need to know about the best Pasta spots in Ballard below.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

San Fermo

Italian · $10 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Staple & Fancy

Italian · $24 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Stoneburner

Pizza · Italian · $23 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ballard Pizza Company

Pizza · Italian · $19 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pasta Bella

Italian · $21 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Palermo-Ballard

Italian · $14 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Patxi's Pizza

Pizza · Italian
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Agrodolce

Italian · $26 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Ristorante Picolinos

Italian · $22 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Sunset Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Mondello Ristorante Italiano

Italian · $20 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Magnolia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be so tough. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 4854 restaurants, and 1116 lists and articles from top sources like SeattleMet, USA Today and The Emerald Palate. For example, we considered SeattleMet - 18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants, USA Today - 10Best - Seattle Says "Grazie" to its Best Italian Restaurants and The Emerald Palate - Italian Restaurants Serving the Best Pasta in Seattle 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.

The Pasta Price Comparison Tool

Find Pasta for your budget. Sunset Hill has the most expensive Pasta, while Fremont has the cheapest Pasta in town. We looked at the price of 1 plate pasta across every Pasta spot in town to create the Pasta Price Index.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 plate pasta# Pasta restaurants
Sunset Hill$222
Magnolia$203
Ballard$1910
Fremont$176

Parking info

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