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5411 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 789-5100 · $$$ · Italian, British
Rating: 3.5 out of 5"353 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Thu4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Sat9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Sun9:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Volterra features the bold-flavored, Tuscan-inspired menu of Chef Don Curtiss showcasing his innovative style applied to the bountiful harvest of the Pacific Northwest. Menu highlights include: Seasonal Tuscan specialties ?truffles, squash blossoms, fresh porcini mushrooms are featured throughout the year. All natural, organic or free-range meats and poultry. Fresh, housemade Morepasta. Our extensive wine list features primarily Italian and Northwest wines. Volterra has received numerous accolades including: ?Best New Restaurant? and ?Best Italian Restaurant? by Seattle Magazine. ?Best Italian Restaurant? by Seattle Citysearch, and ?Best Chef Inspired Restaurant? by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Zagat ?America?s Top Restaurant?s? and ?America?s Top Italian Restaurants?. Rachael Ray named Volterra "one of her favorite restaurants on the planet".

Good for

Breakfast · Lunch · Dinner

Popular menu items

House Salad · Dungeness Crab Ravioli · French Toast · Fruit · Hash Browns

General info

Business Casual · Casual · Romantic · Elegant · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by Annie T. at Yelp User Review3/19/2014I came here for dine around seattle promotion and also for a friend's birthday. Their menu looked pretty good and tasty so we were excited to try.The appetizers started out delicious with the salad and the cauliflower, but unfortunately went downhill with the entree. My jumbo prawn entree was super depressing … More
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by Debbie H. at Yelp User Review3/9/2014This was our second visit to Volterra and again we were underwhelmed, mainly by the service. A few years ago, we felt we got the bum's rush by our server and had a miscommunication with their then sommelier (who poured a full glass of wine for me without letting me sample it--and which I didn't care for!). … More
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"by Tami W. at Yelp User Review3/3/2014It's hard to write a fair review considering my first time here was the New Years Eve dinner. However, the quality of food was sublime and I have to assume that is the standard they have with all the good they serve. I'm one of *those* girls who loves to go out on holidays and spend a fortune on a special … More
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"by Sheng M. at Yelp User Review3/2/2014I was here years ago and remembered it being really good so figured would try it again.Their Valentine's Day menu consisted of a four-course prix fixe menu for $65.The tortellini appetizer was absolutely divine, the salad was delish...but my scallops were a bit overcooked, and the dessert was just okay.The … More
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"by Carina M. at Yelp User Review2/26/2014It was all ok, but I've definitely had better. Nothing exemplary. Service was fairly good, so I can't complain.Hits:-- Creamed pesto pasta with chicken and sun dried tomatoes - everything was nice and piping hot. I hate it when I get lukewarm pasta. It's so disappointing. The sauce itself was good enough, but … More