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The 10 Best Pasta Restaurants in Downtown, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Want to find the top Pasta in Downtown? We created the ultimate list of the best Pasta spots in Downtown by examining the best restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

The Pink Door

Italian · $21 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pasta Casalinga

Italian · $13 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cortina

Italian · $20 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

IL Bistro

Italian · $22 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Pizza and Pasta Bar

Italian
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

The Cheesecake Factory

Italian · $20 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Il Terrazzo Carmine

Italian · $16 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Pioneer Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Tavolàta

Italian · $22 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Cinque Terre Ristorante

Italian · $25 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Rocco’s

Pizza · Italian · $27 avg. main dish
Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

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 4854 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1116 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what SeattleMet, Thrillist and USA Today had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - 18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants, Thrillist - Seattle's Best Italian Restaurants and USA Today - 10Best - Seattle Says "Grazie" to its Best Italian Restaurants. 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.

The Pasta Price Index

See what Pasta costs, on average, in each neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Denny Triangle, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Pioneer Square has to offer. These average prices of 1 plate pasta are a great way to gauge overall restaurant pricing.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 plate pasta# Pasta restaurants
Pioneer Square$2111
Downtown$1930
First Hill$198
Belltown$1811
South Lake Union$185
Denny Triangle$1711

Parking in the area

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