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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Melville

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A photo of Iavarone Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(838)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Plainview
Booked 40 times today
Iavarone Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria has garnered a reputation for its authentic Italian cuisine and top-notch service. Customers express delight over their offerings, raving about the "delicious, fresh-tasting food" such as special ravioli, chicken mattone, and lobster & shrimp pasta. The lively ambience and modern decor complement the exceptional dining experience, offering a "fun and lively atmosphere." Reviewers also commend the restaurant's excellent service, with specific servers like Rebecca and Thomas earning additional praise for their amiable and professional service. Fulfilling customer expectations, even amidst the busyness of a Saturday night, is a priority here. Not only does Iavarone cater to customers' gastronomic preferences but also ensures a safe dining environment amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In summary, Iavarone Italian Kitchen & Pizzeria proves to be more than "just another Italian restaurant" in the neighborhood, standing out with its unique offerings and unparalleled service.
A photo of La Piazza restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(782)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melville
Booked 12 times today
La Piazza is widely praised for their authentic Italian dishes and consistently excellent service. This gem of a restaurant has carved out a reputation for itself with reviews noting it as "one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever visited" and "always fantastic service and authentic fresh Italian dishes." The culinary team, led by an Italian chef taught by his Sicilian grandmother, crafts mouth-watering meals such as pasta DaVinci and free-range herb-crusted chicken cooked to perfection. La Piazza's attentive servers, ambiance, and commitment to safety measures have also been commended, ensuring a wonderful, comfortable dining experience for all.
A photo of Nunzi's restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(243)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Farmingdale
Booked 7 times today
Nunzi's is a highly praised Italian restaurant that offers a unique blend of culinary sophistication and friendly service. According to reviews, it creates a city lounge vibe with its stylish decor and lively music, while the service stands out as thoughtful and attentive. The food has been highly complimented, with the spicy rigatoni ala vodka being a standout dish. Additionally, the Orecchiette pasta, four cheese pizza and Italian salad have all received favorable mentions. In fact, many customers express an eagerness to return, owing to the great food, and fantastic ambiance. Nunzi's is said to consistently deliver an exceptional dining experience, alluding to their deep roots in Italian cuisine.
A photo of Volpe Ristorante at Fox Hollow restaurant
4.5
Awesome(816)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Woodbury
Booked 3 times today
Volpe Ristorante at Fox Hollow is praised for its authentic and exquisite Italian cuisine. The clientele lauds its cozy ambiance, excellent service, and fine-tuned attention to cleanliness. Guests commend the food as being "amazing in every way," with highly recommended dishes like the Italian Wedding soup, the Berkshire Tomahawk pork chop, and the fresh mozzarella. The atmosphere is described as "elegant," making one feel as though they're dining in Italy itself. One patron even stated the dining experience "exceeded my expectations," and the food was "priced moderately for the quality and value." There's no doubt Volpe Ristorante secures its stellar reputation with consistent praise from its guests.
A photo of Gioia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(185)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Oyster Bay
Booked 31 times today
GIOIA, Italian for joy, is an Italian restaurant focusing on the cuisine of Emilia-Romagna in Oyster Bay, New York. At GIOIA, we believe that joy & pasta should be shared around the table, often and with love. Chef Jesse Schenker celebrates the beauty of simplicity by focusing the menu on seasonal vegetables & handmade pasta dishes.At GIOIA, handmade pasta, classically-focused Italian cocktails and warm hospitality come together to create a JOYOUS dining experience, whether it’s your neighborhood spot for brunch with friend, a family dinner or a late night amaro.
A photo of Gusto Divino Trattoria restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(852)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Seaford
Booked 4 times today
The Gusto Divino Trattoria has garnered ardent praise from diners for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. With a roster of glowing reviews, patrons rave about the “fantastic food” and “great overall experience”. Many highlight the excellent service, characterizing the staff as attentive, friendly, and very personable, adding to the “family style” environment. The menu is highly commended for its wide range of options, with special mention made of the veal osso bucco, babu lamb chops, rigatoni portobello, and penne in vodka sauce. The restaurant further stands out with its live music, which contributes to a vibrant and welcoming ambiance. From all accounts, Gusto Divino Trattoria is a top choice for Italian cuisine, consistently offering an outstanding dining experience.
A photo of Steve's Piccola Bussola of Syosset restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(231)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Syosset
Booked 6 times today
Steve's Piccola Bussola of Syosset is a treasured neighborhood gem, praised for its consistently excellent and delicious Italian food. The restaurant is particularly known for its delectable dishes such as the veal parmigiana and osso bucco, both of which have received rave reviews as some of the best in the area. The warm and toasty bread, soft eggplant rollatini, and homestyle Italian cheesecake also add to the authentic Italian dining experience. The service is professional and attentive, contributing to the restaurant's overall upscale ambiance. This outstanding establishment, situated right in the heart of Syosset, comes highly recommended by diners for its fantastic food and superb service.
A photo of Lasagna Huntington Restaurant restaurant
4.4
Awesome(171)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Huntington
Booked 2 times today
Lasagna Huntington Restaurant is garnering rave reviews for its stellar Italian cuisine. Patrons are enamored with their delectable lasagna varieties, outstanding service, and welcoming ambiance. The restaurant has been praised for its excellent food, with reviews highlighting dishes like the "beef sirloin lasagna" and "short rib lasagna," attesting to the authenticity and quality of their Italian offerings. The wait staff's attentiveness and friendliness are frequently mentioned, enhancing the overall dining experience. Not limited to just lasagna, customers also recommended their seafood, spinach salad, and chicken arrabiata. Many reviewers promise to return and recommend others to visit. As one customer lauded, "My new go-to for Italian food in town." With such high praise, it is clear that Lasagna Huntington Restaurant is a must-visit for anyone in the Huntington area seeking a fabulous Italian dining experience.
A photo of Stellina Cafe and Bakery - Oyster Bay restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • East Norwich
Nestled in the heart of Oyster Bay, Stellina Cafe & Bakery is a culinary haven that caters to all tastes and cravings, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A photo of La Villini Italian Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(350)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Northport
Booked 2 times today
Head Chef/Owner Frank Catania has been serving the community since 2005. If you want to discover authentic Italian dishes in New York, La Villini Family Style Italian Restaurant is the place to be! An old school Italian feel with a contemporary flair has made this a prime location for intimate date nights and large groups alike for many years.We cant wait to see you soon!
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