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5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
+1 206-789-5100
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“wild boar” (13 reviews)
“jowls” (5 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been here numerous times for lunch and dinner with family and friends and it's so good! Wonderful service and food/drink choices. Highly recommend this for any occasion with whomever!

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon this place walking back to our hotel. Popped in and ate dinner. It was fantastic! Homemade pasta, delicious sauces, mouth watering desserts. So unexpected and unplanned. Very accommodating staff. Yummy wines.

Thank Cardine09
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very good Italian food! Great pasta and seafood. The coffee comes with an amaretto like in Italy. Even the bread is amazing (especially compared to what you would usually get in the USA). Just the tiramisu was nothing like the "real deal". We were able...More

Thank Helvetia1981
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a very nice restaurant in the revived part of the Ballard neighborhood. White tablecloths, candles on the table, tastefully decorated, pricey menu. The roast chicken with mashed potatoes was delicious. The strawberry, spinach and gorganzola salad was exquisite. The large prawns were just...More

Thank fun2travel68
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Volterra is my favorite restaurant in Ballard. I love their tasting menu. I usually get their Dungeness Crab Ravioli or Caesar Salad to start. Then their signature Wild Boar Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Mustard Sauce for my main. Dessert for me is usually the Molten Chocolate...More

Thank KStarVancouver
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A well designed menu in a relaxed bar/restaurant setting. Had a business meal here with 8 others. The food was of a high standard and the service was attentive. I had the wild boar tenderloin (actually farmed as serving game meat is illegal here), and...More

Thank DaTW
Reviewed 16 June 2017

From a special soup and a pear salad to a delicious lamb shank cooked perfectly and an outstanding wild boar entree this was an excellent dinner. Close your eyes and you might think you were in Italy. The service was excellent, and there are some...More

Thank salmon42
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had reservations for two, but brought three and it worked out great as they gave us the four person table in the bar by the door. We got to see everyone arriving and leaving. It was a rainy Saturday night and we had to...More

Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very fine food. Now open only for dinner. Our group enjoyed lamb meatballs, crab, bacon provolone scramble, mushroom scramble.

Thank scarab130
Reviewed 12 April 2017

With a beautiful patio that overlooks the downtown area of historic Ballard this wonderful little Italian place has a great lunch menu of handmade pastas and fresh salads. Child friendly and with great service, this is a great place to stop for lunch on your...More

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Norman A
21 August 2017|
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Response from salmon42 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in the evening so I don't know. Why not give them a call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
    (20th Ave NW)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Bus #17 and 18
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighbourhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-789-5100
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