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5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052 (Ballard)
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Ranked #723 of 3,440 Restaurants in Seattle
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Ballard
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 20th Ave NW
Transit: Metro Bus #17 and 18
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Kennewick, Washington
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328 reviews 328 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Fabulous food! Roasted wild boar, rabbit tortellini, polenta with wild mushrooms...really? Yes. It was all so good and with such great sauces we were hard-pressed to not pick up the plates and lick them. A nice martini and good wine selection as well. The service and atmosphere was very nice as well. They do some happy hour specials, but I... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Thank you Volterra for wonderful dining experience this evening. Our server (and supporting staff) was informative and attentive to us! The food was good, but nothing memorable. The hierloom tomato caprese appetizer was good (loved the chilled tomatoes), but a bit bland. I would have enjoyed a bit more basil and a touch of balsamic. The Beet Salad was delicious.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a perfect place for Sunday brunch. It opens at 9 AM, which gives you plenty of time before you stroll through the Ballard farmers market. The patio is very comfortable, although I don't think that it had been swept for the morning service. The menu isn't extensive, but there are plenty of options for everyone. Unfortunately, our server... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Lovely dinner in the nice neighbourhood of Ballard, delicious food with an Italian touch. Great waiters (our daughter was impressed)!

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We love this restaurant and it is a repeat destination for a reliably excellent evening for us foodies. The waiter and service was excellent, even picked up on a hint and brought a candle for the birthday guest! Good suggestions - we loved the cauliflower and polenta appetizers, the Caesar and the pork cheek dish was amazing. Wine suggestion worked... More

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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The appetizers were average and the house Ceasar's salad pretty anonymous. One of our pasta dish was perfectly executed (ravioli with eggplant and tomatoes) and wonderfully balanced and refreshing. The kids loved their tagliatelle alla ragù but my spaghettini was too heavy because it used too much cream. Overall, the homemade pasta were perfectly cooked. Overall, if you are looking... More

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Seattle, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

our experience has been very inconsistent. our last meal was disappointing for the restaurant quality you would expect. we will not go back. our service was excellent, but the food was mediocre. we have had this experience before, but because we also had a good meal we tried it again.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Wine selected was Grimaldi Barbera and was amazingly good. Additionally, we shared the Duck Confit appetizer. All members of party raved. This is a must place! Server was attentive, and every table was full.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Enjoyed this Italian joint in Ballard. Our waiter was kind and friendly and we had delicious main courses. Lots of great options and the wine was wonderful too!

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Sat outdoors and had a lovely quite lunch with fresh roasted beet, aruglula salad.The server was just right

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