Best italian restaurants in Edinburgh

Check out the top italian restaurants in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Aldente Restaurant
1. Aldente Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
Easter Rd, Edinburgh
Closed now
0131 652 1932
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Mario
"Al Dente serves pure Italian food, unadulterated by cream or pre-cooked pasta, always fresh and delicious. It…
Zeb David
Lovely little Italian restaurant that is literally on the other side of the road. £6.50 lunchtime special! S…
John
Small Italian restaurant just a short walk down Easter Road
1. Aldente Restaurant
1. Aldente Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
Easter Rd, Edinburgh
Closed now
0131 652 1932
Mario
Mario
"Al Dente serves pure Italian food, unadulterated by cream or pre-cooked pasta, always fresh and delicious. Its authentic food and surroundi…
Zeb David
Zeb David
Lovely little Italian restaurant that is literally on the other side of the road. £6.50 lunchtime special! Say hi to Graziano from me and …
John
John
Small Italian restaurant just a short walk down Easter Road
2. Piatto Verde
2. Piatto Verde
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
7 Dundee Terrace, Edinburgh
Closed now
0131 228 2588
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Daniel
Small Italian restaurant with fresh, homemade food
Daniel
Tiny little Italian restaurant with amazing food.
Rory
Good value for an evening meal. Fairly simple but well-seasoned, authentic Italian restaurant. Book ahead as s…
2. Piatto Verde
2. Piatto Verde
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
7 Dundee Terrace, Edinburgh
Closed now
0131 228 2588
Daniel
Daniel
Small Italian restaurant with fresh, homemade food
Daniel
Daniel
Tiny little Italian restaurant with amazing food.
Rory
Rory
Good value for an evening meal. Fairly simple but well-seasoned, authentic Italian restaurant. Book ahead as small!
3. Gusto
3. Gusto
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
135 George Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 225 2555
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Stewart
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
Lee
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
Marsha & Martin
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
3. Gusto
3. Gusto
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
135 George Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 225 2555
Stewart
Stewart
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
Lee
Lee
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
Marsha & Martin
Marsha & Martin
Contemporary Italian restaurant and stylish cocktail bar with mezzanine level and polished wood floor.
4. La Favorita
4. La Favorita
host-0host-1host-2
84 local reviews
325-331 Leith Walk, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 554 2430
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jamie And Ellie
La Favorita – A very famous and lively Italian restaurant on Leith Walk who do the most amazing pizzas. They a…
Emily
Classy Italian restaurant with pizza and pasta options. They also deliver! Only a 10 minute walk.
Paul
Absolute classic Italian Restaurant. Great menu, good value, good staff but most importantly the food is reall…
4. La Favorita
4. La Favorita
host-0host-1host-2
84 local reviews
325-331 Leith Walk, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 554 2430
Jamie And Ellie
Jamie And Ellie
La Favorita – A very famous and lively Italian restaurant on Leith Walk who do the most amazing pizzas. They also do takeaway pizza and past…
Emily
Emily
Classy Italian restaurant with pizza and pasta options. They also deliver! Only a 10 minute walk.
Paul
Paul
Absolute classic Italian Restaurant. Great menu, good value, good staff but most importantly the food is really good!
5. Taste Of Italy
5. Taste Of Italy
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
9 Baxters Place, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 557 9998
Meal takeawayFoodEstablishment
Stuart
Awesome Italian restaurant.
Rosemarie
Smart, bi-level Italian restaurant with dark wood interiors and framed black-and-white photography.
Yvonne
Grab a coffee or a quick bite in this relaxed Italian
5. Taste Of Italy
5. Taste Of Italy
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
9 Baxters Place, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 557 9998
Stuart
Stuart
Awesome Italian restaurant.
Rosemarie
Rosemarie
Smart, bi-level Italian restaurant with dark wood interiors and framed black-and-white photography.
Yvonne
Yvonne
Grab a coffee or a quick bite in this relaxed Italian
6. Locanda De Gusti
6. Locanda De Gusti
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
Locanda De Gusti
Closed now
0131 558 9581
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Farai
Authentic Italian restaurant. Booking essential
Claire
Local Italian restaurant which gets good reviews.
Ron
Very authentic Italian Restaurant. Very friendly but always busy. Make sure you reserve a table.
6. Locanda De Gusti
6. Locanda De Gusti
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
Locanda De Gusti
Closed now
0131 558 9581
Farai
Farai
Authentic Italian restaurant. Booking essential
Claire
Claire
Local Italian restaurant which gets good reviews.
Ron
Ron
Very authentic Italian Restaurant. Very friendly but always busy. Make sure you reserve a table.
7. Vittoria Restaurant
7. Vittoria Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
31 local reviews
113-115 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 556 6171
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Fiona
A favourite of ours as we enjoy the laid back atmosphere of this Italian restaurant.The staff are great with f…
Duncan
Everybody knows Vittoria’s! Well established Italian restaurant group operating in Edinburgh for nearly 50 yea…
Julia
Solid Italian restaurant, if you are just after Pizza go a bit further down Leith Walk to La Favourita, which …
7. Vittoria Restaurant
7. Vittoria Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
31 local reviews
113-115 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 556 6171
Fiona
Fiona
A favourite of ours as we enjoy the laid back atmosphere of this Italian restaurant.The staff are great with families and the menu is great
Duncan
Duncan
Everybody knows Vittoria’s! Well established Italian restaurant group operating in Edinburgh for nearly 50 years. (They own La Favorita pizz…
Julia
Julia
Solid Italian restaurant, if you are just after Pizza go a bit further down Leith Walk to La Favourita, which is meant to have Scotland's be…
8. Vittoria Restaurant On The Bridge
8. Vittoria Restaurant On The Bridge
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
19 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 225 1740
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Laura
Cheap and cheerful Italian restaurant. There is one at the top of Leith Walk too. Great authentic food.
Grant
Good Family Italian restaurant
Julia
Great Italian restaurant. Very family friendly with attentive and friendly staff. And the food is great!
8. Vittoria Restaurant On The Bridge
8. Vittoria Restaurant On The Bridge
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
19 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 225 1740
Laura
Laura
Cheap and cheerful Italian restaurant. There is one at the top of Leith Walk too. Great authentic food.
Grant
Grant
Good Family Italian restaurant
Julia
Julia
Great Italian restaurant. Very family friendly with attentive and friendly staff. And the food is great!
9. Domenicos
9. Domenicos
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
30 Sandport Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 467 7266
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Neil
Cosy little Italian restaurant. Lovely staff and excellent food.
Fraser
Fantastic, small authentic family run Italian restaurant. Great value and great wine!
Chas
Brilliant cosy little Italian restaurant in Leith. Best to book, even weeknights because it's small and very p…
9. Domenicos
9. Domenicos
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
30 Sandport Street, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 467 7266
Neil
Neil
Cosy little Italian restaurant. Lovely staff and excellent food.
Fraser
Fraser
Fantastic, small authentic family run Italian restaurant. Great value and great wine!
Chas
Chas
Brilliant cosy little Italian restaurant in Leith. Best to book, even weeknights because it's small and very popular - but worth the plannin…
10. TheCopperBowl
10. TheCopperBowl
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
TheCopperBowl, Milton Bridge
Open now
01968 678985
BarRestaurantFood
Inga
Upmarket Italian restaurant but not too expensive
Gordon
Great Italian Restaurant in walking distance of the flat.
Holly
Italian restaurant offering good food and very friendly service. Walking distance or short taxi journey away.
10. TheCopperBowl
10. TheCopperBowl
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
TheCopperBowl, Milton Bridge
Open now
01968 678985
Inga
Inga
Upmarket Italian restaurant but not too expensive
Gordon
Gordon
Great Italian Restaurant in walking distance of the flat.
Holly
Holly
Italian restaurant offering good food and very friendly service. Walking distance or short taxi journey away.
11. Origano pizzeria
11. Origano pizzeria
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
277 Leith Walk, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 554 6539
BarEstablishment
christopher
Fantastic local italian restaurant. Make sure to book a table as it's very popular
Emma
Candle-lit Italian restaurant with great pizza.
David
A romantic little Italian with the best Pizza in Edinburgh.
11. Origano pizzeria
11. Origano pizzeria
host-0host-1host-2
80 local reviews
277 Leith Walk, Edinburgh
Open now
0131 554 6539
christopher
christopher
Fantastic local italian restaurant. Make sure to book a table as it's very popular
Emma
Emma
Candle-lit Italian restaurant with great pizza.
David
David
A romantic little Italian with the best Pizza in Edinburgh.
12. Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
12. Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
Closed now
0131 466 6767
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Dario
Over in Morningside (20min taxi) - this is the best Italian restaurant in Edinburgh bar none.
Stephanie
Family run Italian restaurant with great specials.
Caroline
Nonna's Kitchen is one of our favorite Italian restaurants. The restaurant is family run and they have fantast…
12. Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
12. Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
Nonna's Kitchen - Italian Restaurant
Closed now
0131 466 6767
Dario
Dario
Over in Morningside (20min taxi) - this is the best Italian restaurant in Edinburgh bar none.
Stephanie
Stephanie
Family run Italian restaurant with great specials.
Caroline
Caroline
Nonna's Kitchen is one of our favorite Italian restaurants. The restaurant is family run and they have fantastic food. The atmosphere is ver…