Restaurants

Italian in Taos

Trading Post Cafe

This longtime favorite strikes a perfect balance of relaxed and refined. Everything on the largely Italian menu, from pasta specials to rosemary chicken, tastes good. Portions tend to be large, so think about splitt…
Italian in Santa Fe

Il Piatto

This classy but welcoming Italian place, on one of the sleepier blocks north of the Plaza, is a good spot for a romantic dinner. The light, zestful flavors are showcased in dishes such as lemon and rosemary roast ch…
Italian in Ruidoso & Around

Michael J's

Excellent and very convivial Italian restaurant, cozy and romantic in winter and offering outdoor patio seating in summer. The delicious pasta dishes concentrate on seafood such as clams and shrimp, but it also serv…
Italian in Park City

Grappa

The rambling old home at the top of the historic downtown hill is perfect for a romantic northern Italian meal. Dine under the soft patio lights in summer, and take advantage of local's night Mondays, with specials …
Italian in Albuquerque

Il Vicino Pizzeria

Line up at the counter to order simple Italian meals such as wood-fired pizza, salads and pasta, but don’t forget the real star attraction – spectacular, award-winning microbrewed beer, including Wet Mountain IPA an…
Italian in Roswell

Pasta Cafe

One of Roswell's premier date restaurants, this large bistro delivers reliable pizzas and pasta dishes, as well as steak and seafood dishes like the tasty oven-broiled scallops.
Italian in Ogden

Eats of Eden

Bring your après-ski appetite to this rustic wood-finished restaurant for buffalo burgers, pizza and pasta. In the summer there's seating on the small patio facing the valley.
Italian in Park City

Vinto

Minimalist surrounds are suitably stylish for Main St. But the wood-fired pizzas and light, fresh Italian dishes surprisingly won't break your bank. Has gluten-free options.
Italian in Socorro

Socorro Springs Brewing Co

Come to this busy pub for clay-oven pizza, big calzones, decent pasta dishes, lots of salads and homemade soups. At times, the selection of brews in the pub section at the front can be limited, but they're always sm…
Italian in Alamogordo

Pizza Patio & Pub

The something-for-everyone place in Alamogordo, with an outdoor patio and a casual indoor dining room. Pizzas and pastas are okay, salads are big, and pints of beer are on tap.