Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Philadelphia

Gran Caffè L'Aquila

Mamma mia, this is impressive Italian food. Not only are the flavors everything you could ask for, one of the owners is an award-winning gelato maker and the 2nd floor has its own gelato factory. Some of the main co…
Top Choice Italian in Financial District & Lower Manhattan

Locanda Verde

Step through the velvet curtains into a scene of loosened button-downs, black dresses and slick barmen behind a long, crowded bar. This celebrated brasserie showcases modern, Italo-inspired fare like house-made papp…
Top Choice Italian in Union Square, Flatiron District & Gramercy

Maialino

Fans reserve tables up to four weeks in advance at this Danny Meyer classic, but the best seats in the house are at the walk-in bar, manned by sociable, knowledgeable staffers. Wherever you’re plonked, take your tas…
Top Choice Italian in Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

Cotogna

Chef-owner Michael Tusk racks up James Beard Awards for a quintessentially Italian culinary balancing act: he strikes ideal proportions among a few pristine flavors in rustic pastas, woodfired pizzas and salt-cruste…
Top Choice Italian in Boulder

Frasca

Deemed Boulder’s finest by many (the wine service earned a James Beard award), Frasca has an impeccable kitchen and only the freshest farm-to-table ingredients. Rotating dishes range from earthy braised pork to hous…
Top Choice Italian in Faubourg Marigny & Bywater

Pizza Delicious

'Pizza D's' pies are thin-crust, New York–style and good. The preparation is pretty simple, but the ingredients are fresh as the morning and consistently top-notch. An easy, family-friendly ambience makes for a love…
Top Choice Italian in Kula

Kula Bistro

Is everyone in town here or what? Yup, sure looks like it. And we think we know why. This superb family-owned bistro offers a friendly dining room, sparkling service and delicious home cooking, including fabulous pi…
Top Choice Italian in Wailea

Ferraro’s

No other place in Wailea comes close to this breezy restaurant for romantic seaside dining. Lunch strays into fun offerings, such as a lobster melt with avocado and sriracha ailoi, and the black truffle pizza with c…
Top Choice Italian in Fairview & South Granville

Pronto

A delightful neighborhood eatery, this charming Cambie Village trattoria combines woodsy candlelit booths, perfectly prepared housemade pasta and the kind of welcoming service few restaurants manage to provide. Drop…
Top Choice Italian in Rockland

Primo

In a sprawling Victorian house a mile from downtown sits Primo, widely considered one of the best restaurants in Maine. Awarded chef Melissa Kelly has reached celebrity status for her creative ways with New England …