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Volterra

) #441 of 3,247 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ Italian
5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
+1 206-789-5100
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“wild boar” (12 reviews)
“polenta” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank TXMARTINS
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We've been to Volterra a number of times for dinner, brunch and lunch. On our last visit, we were disappointed that they no longer have a "brunch" menu, but the lunch menu offered both egg scrambles as well as more traditional lunch offerings. We both...More

Thank rugglesruggiero
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

While staying with a friend, she brought me to a favorite place in her neighorhood - Volterra. We sat at the bar and Brent the bartender took great care of us. We had pork jowls with wild mushrooms and pasta, tagliatelle bolognese and the wild...More

Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, charming place, great food. Now open only for dinner. Our group was there for lunch on one of its last lunch days. Some of the items ordered: Chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream, lamb meatballs, crab, bacon provolone scramble, mushroom scramble, "oil" soup.

Thank scarab130
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We really love this restaurant and save it for special occasions like our Anniversary and early Valentine's Day. We have never had a bad meal, the service is top notch and the environment is quite nice. In the summer one can eat outside in their...More

Thank Heronknd
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Having walked by Volterra a bunch, the wife and I finally stopped in. On a Friday night, in Ballard, with no reservation. We were able to just walk in and get seated at 7:30. That's unexpected, and we wondered why the restaurant was so empty....More

Thank Andy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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