Best italian restaurants in New York

Check out the top italian restaurants in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Supper

1. Supper

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32 local reviews
156 East 2nd Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-477-7600
BarRestaurantFood
Morgan
Favourite Italian restaurant... I recommend the classic Spaghetti Al Limone... It gets really crowded so best …
Brian...and Bruce, the Coonhound
A great Italian restaurant---always busy. Unique inside---make sure you see all the rooms--it's a big maze!
Jessica
Quiet, delicious Italian restaurant with outdoor seating- Sauce and Lil Frankie's are two other local restaura…
1. Supper

1. Supper

host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
156 East 2nd Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-477-7600
Morgan
Morgan
Favourite Italian restaurant... I recommend the classic Spaghetti Al Limone... It gets really crowded so best book.
Brian...and Bruce, the Coonhound
Brian...and Bruce, the Coonhound
A great Italian restaurant---always busy. Unique inside---make sure you see all the rooms--it's a big maze!
Jessica
Jessica
Quiet, delicious Italian restaurant with outdoor seating- Sauce and Lil Frankie's are two other local restaurants by the same owner and all …
2. Piccolo Angolo

2. Piccolo Angolo

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3 local reviews
621 Hudson Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-229-9177
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
David
Nice mom and pop Italian restaurant. Owners live in our building.
Pete
My favorite little Italian restaurant in NYC. No pretentious and food is always delicious!!! Very homey friend…
Pete
My favorite little Italian restaurant in NYC. No pretentious and food is always delicious!!! Very homey friend…
2. Piccolo Angolo

2. Piccolo Angolo

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3 local reviews
621 Hudson Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-229-9177
David
David
Nice mom and pop Italian restaurant. Owners live in our building.
Pete
Pete
My favorite little Italian restaurant in NYC. No pretentious and food is always delicious!!! Very homey friendly atmosphere. Its very small …
Pete
Pete
My favorite little Italian restaurant in NYC. No pretentious and food is always delicious!!! Very homey friendly atmosphere. Its very small …
3. Anella

3. Anella

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19 local reviews
222 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Closed now
(718) 389-8100
BarRestaurantFood
Rob
Favorite Italian restaurant in this area
Lisa
Contemporary Italian Restaurant, great ambiance. A little pricey, entrees run between $11-28 open for dinner o…
Nora
Greenpoint's main fine dining place. People love it, but I was a bit underwhelmed by my only experience. I s…
3. Anella

3. Anella

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19 local reviews
222 Franklin St, Brooklyn
Closed now
(718) 389-8100
Rob
Rob
Favorite Italian restaurant in this area
Lisa
Lisa
Contemporary Italian Restaurant, great ambiance. A little pricey, entrees run between $11-28 open for dinner only or weekend brunch in the a…
Nora
Nora
Greenpoint's main fine dining place. People love it, but I was a bit underwhelmed by my only experience. I should really try it again.
4. Frankies Spuntino

4. Frankies Spuntino

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33 local reviews
457 Court Street
Closed now
(718) 403-0033
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Amber
One of the best Italian restaurants in NYC. Great outdoor patio for nice weather.
Beverly
This is a delicious, family-owned Italian restaurant that's a Brooklyn favorite.
Margo
One of our favorite Italian restaurants in Brooklyn, Frankie's has a cozy neighborhood restaurant feel and li…
4. Frankies Spuntino

4. Frankies Spuntino

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33 local reviews
457 Court Street
Closed now
(718) 403-0033
Amber
Amber
One of the best Italian restaurants in NYC. Great outdoor patio for nice weather.
Beverly
Beverly
This is a delicious, family-owned Italian restaurant that's a Brooklyn favorite.
Margo
Margo
One of our favorite Italian restaurants in Brooklyn, Frankie's has a cozy neighborhood restaurant feel and lightens up traditional Italian …
5. Rucola

5. Rucola

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31 local reviews
190 Dean Street, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-576-3209
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Nicky
Great Italian Restaurant. Very cozy and great food.
Jenna
This super hip northern Italian restaurant just does everything right. Food and ambiance are just right. Expec…
Laura
Rustic Italian restaurant is great for brunch or dinner.
5. Rucola

5. Rucola

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31 local reviews
190 Dean Street, Brooklyn
Closed now
+1 718-576-3209
Nicky
Nicky
Great Italian Restaurant. Very cozy and great food.
Jenna
Jenna
This super hip northern Italian restaurant just does everything right. Food and ambiance are just right. Expect occasional run-ins with Etha…
Laura
Laura
Rustic Italian restaurant is great for brunch or dinner.
6. Bacaro

6. Bacaro

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17 local reviews
136 Division Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-941-5060
BarRestaurantFood
Ei
Italian restaurant & bar (very good food)
Sasha
Romantic italian restaurant, great wine list, cool seating in wine celler basement, dark, unique
Diana
My favorite Italian restaurant in New York
6. Bacaro

6. Bacaro

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17 local reviews
136 Division Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-941-5060
Ei
Ei
Italian restaurant & bar (very good food)
Sasha
Sasha
Romantic italian restaurant, great wine list, cool seating in wine celler basement, dark, unique
Diana
Diana
My favorite Italian restaurant in New York
7. Pisticci

7. Pisticci

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19 local reviews
125 La Salle Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-932-3500
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tessa
Lovely family style, always busy Italian restaurant.
Home
My personal favorite Italian restaurant in the Upper Westside.
Dan
Neighborhood and romantic Italian restaurant that reasonably priced
7. Pisticci

7. Pisticci

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19 local reviews
125 La Salle Street, New York
Closed now
+1 212-932-3500
Tessa
Tessa
Lovely family style, always busy Italian restaurant.
Home
Home
My personal favorite Italian restaurant in the Upper Westside.
Dan
Dan
Neighborhood and romantic Italian restaurant that reasonably priced
8. al di la Trattoria

8. al di la Trattoria

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51 local reviews
248 5th Avenue
Closed now
+1 718-783-4565
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Elizabeth
One of the best Italian restaurants in NYC. Featured in the NYT. Seasonal and authentic food in a romantic Bro…
Rachel
One of the best upscale Italian restaurants. Super cozy and delicious.
Adriana
Fantastic authentic Italian restaurant. Well priced and doesn't take reservations so you might expect a wait h…
8. al di la Trattoria

8. al di la Trattoria

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51 local reviews
248 5th Avenue
Closed now
+1 718-783-4565
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
One of the best Italian restaurants in NYC. Featured in the NYT. Seasonal and authentic food in a romantic Brooklyn setting.
Rachel
Rachel
One of the best upscale Italian restaurants. Super cozy and delicious.
Adriana
Adriana
Fantastic authentic Italian restaurant. Well priced and doesn't take reservations so you might expect a wait here.
9. Covo Trattoria e Pizzeria

9. Covo Trattoria e Pizzeria

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18 local reviews
701 W. 135th Street, New York
(212) 234-9573
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Graham
Highly recommended Italian restaurant
Anthony
Excellent Italian Restaurant... Outdoor seating. Great decor inside.
Brian
This is a great moderately priced Italian restaurant, just a short walk down the hill.
9. Covo Trattoria e Pizzeria

9. Covo Trattoria e Pizzeria

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18 local reviews
701 W. 135th Street, New York
(212) 234-9573
Graham
Graham
Highly recommended Italian restaurant
Anthony
Anthony
Excellent Italian Restaurant... Outdoor seating. Great decor inside.
Brian
Brian
This is a great moderately priced Italian restaurant, just a short walk down the hill.
10. Il Passatore

10. Il Passatore

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18 local reviews
14 Bushwick Avenue
Closed now
+1 718-963-3100
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Rachel
Excellent Northern Italian restaurant serving great wine and very reasonably priced. Sit in the garden!
Elizabeth
A cheap but very tasty Italian restaurant that's popular with the locals and is know for their pasta dishes. C…
Rebecca
Best authentic Italian Restaurant in the Neighborhood! A hidden treasure.
10. Il Passatore

10. Il Passatore

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18 local reviews
14 Bushwick Avenue
Closed now
+1 718-963-3100
Rachel
Rachel
Excellent Northern Italian restaurant serving great wine and very reasonably priced. Sit in the garden!
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
A cheap but very tasty Italian restaurant that's popular with the locals and is know for their pasta dishes. Cash only.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Best authentic Italian Restaurant in the Neighborhood! A hidden treasure.
11. Arthur Ave

11. Arthur Ave

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10 local reviews
Arthur Ave, New York
Route
Jodi
Great Italian restaurants, groceries, bread and pastries.
Christian & Carla
Italian Restaurant Row
Christian & Carla
Italian Restaurant Row
11. Arthur Ave

11. Arthur Ave

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10 local reviews
Arthur Ave, New York
Jodi
Jodi
Great Italian restaurants, groceries, bread and pastries.
Christian & Carla
Christian & Carla
Italian Restaurant Row
Christian & Carla
Christian & Carla
Italian Restaurant Row
12. Gaia Italian Cafè

12. Gaia Italian Cafè

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13 local reviews
251 East Houston Street, New York
Closed now
+1 646-350-3977
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Sam
This is our favorite Italian restaurant. After 5pm requires a reservation. Gaia makes amazing food and prices …
Sarah
One of the best and most authentic Italian restaurants in the city. It is a bit of an eclectic dive when you w…
Medelene
My favorite, No frills italian restaurant. Get here during the day to get a seat and DO NOT ask too many quest…
12. Gaia Italian Cafè

12. Gaia Italian Cafè

host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
251 East Houston Street, New York
Closed now
+1 646-350-3977
Sam
Sam
This is our favorite Italian restaurant. After 5pm requires a reservation. Gaia makes amazing food and prices are reasonable. I would descri…
Sarah
Sarah
One of the best and most authentic Italian restaurants in the city. It is a bit of an eclectic dive when you walk in and be prepared for a f…
Medelene
Medelene
My favorite, No frills italian restaurant. Get here during the day to get a seat and DO NOT ask too many questions. Gaia, the owner of the p…