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Best Italian Restaurants in Alameda

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A photo of The Star on Park restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(345)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Alameda
Booked 13 times today
"The Star on Park" is highly commended in numerous reviews for its exceptional Pizzeria cuisine. Known for its deep-dish pizza with crispy crusts and well-loaded toppings, it is constantly compared to big names in the domain like Zacharies. It stands out in terms of food quality, atmosphere, and especially, the service. Reviewers speak highly of their diverse offerings – both in terms of pizza variety and other delicious appetizers - and even accommodate dietary restrictions with gluten-free crust and vegan cheese options. The overall experience is often described as delightful, with some going as far as stating that their pizzas are 'perfection' and the best pizzas they've ever had. The Star on Park's unique ambiance, excellent service, and high-quality cuisine combine to make it a true gem in the realm of Pizzeria cuisine.
A photo of Wine & Waffles restaurant
4.3
Awesome(81)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Alameda
"Wine & Waffles" is a highly praised restaurant known for its exceptional American cuisine. Customers consistently commend the quality and taste of the hot, appealing dishes, with a particular emphasis on the delicious cinnamon waffle dessert. The atmosphere is described as comfortable, cozy, and inviting, with outstanding live music adding to the overall appeal. The attentive and courteous service also receives high praise, with reviewers complimenting the staff's proactive approach and exemplary service. This hidden gem offers a unique combination of great food, good vibes, and live music, making it a must-visit dining destination.
A photo of Tomatina - Alameda restaurant
4.2
Awesome(157)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Alameda
Booked 2 times today
Tomatina - Alameda offers an authentically delicious Italian cuisine, with impressive menu selections ranging from signature garlic rolls and delectable pastas, to scrumptious pizzas and a variety of salads. Customers frequently praise the quality of their seafood pasta and lasagna, citing them as "delicious" and "better than expected". Their Happy Hour is highly commended, particularly for the $3 Fat Tire Lager and delectable appetizers. Customers also appreciate the excellent customer service, with servers frequently singled out for their attentiveness and friendliness. One reviewer described Tomatina as "one of the last remaining restaurants where you get outstanding service and quality Italian cuisine at a very decent price." With such raving reviews, it's evident that Tomatina - Alameda stays true to its Italian roots while offering a comfortable and enjoyable dining experience.
A photo of Trabocco restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3387)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Alameda
Booked 37 times today
Trabocco is well-renowned for its exceptional Contemporary Italian cuisine that reflects a passionate personality and love for food. Conveniently located in Alameda, it is noted for its unique architecture inspired by the beautiful 'trabocchi' of Abruzzo. This cozy restaurant offers a plethora of Italian classics, from "Bistecca Alla Brace" and “Piatto Trabocco” to "Maccheroni Alla Pecorara*", as quoted from reviewers, "the food was fantastic", "always excellent" and "authentic". The menu also features a series of desserts and cocktails, offering a delightful ending to your dining experience. The restaurant has received overwhelmingly positive reviews for not only their "excellent food and service," but also for their welcoming and friendly staff.
A photo of Marzano restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1017)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oakland
Booked 33 times today
Marzano is highly praised by diners for its exceptional dishes, capturing the authentic essence of Italian cuisine. Patrons repeatedly commend the restaurant for its delicious spaghetti and meatballs, amid other classic Italian offerings such as rigatoni and arancini. The grilled romaine salad, and the summer special corn pizza have been noted as standouts, as well as their pizza, which some claim to be the best in the Bay Area. Aside from the food, the establishment has received recognition for its warm service, inviting ambiance, and great Italian wine selection. Despite occasional issues with parking, guests unequivocally express a desire to return and enjoy the memorable dining experience Marzano consistently delivers.
A photo of Bellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2031)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oakland
Booked 16 times today
Bellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar is a highly recommended spot for top-notch Italian cuisine in the Bay Area. Patrons consistently rave about the restaurant's fresh, imaginative, and delicious dishes, coupled with first-rate service and a pleasant atmosphere - the perfect combination for an enjoyable dining experience. The restaurant's menu, which is updated seasonally, offers a range of unique, high-quality dishes that never fail to impress, from superbly cooked pasta to elegant entrees. In particular, the beet ravioli and the smoked salmon cannoli are favorites among regulars. The excellent quality and consistency of the food, the helpfulness of the staff, and the friendly neighborhood atmosphere make Bellanico a must-visit for both Italian food enthusiasts and casual diners alike.
A photo of The Star restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(645)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oakland
Booked 6 times today
The Star is not just a favorite among residents of Oakland, but also a spot that pizza lovers from all over rate highly. With a menu that includes both deep dish and thin crust pizzas, The Star provides a delightful dining experience that exceeds customer expectations. Reviews often applaud the restaurant for its swift service, friendly staff, and impressive wine and beer selection. The atmosphere is called hip and relaxed, with patrons enjoying both the food and the environment. The Star stands out for its variety, offering kid-friendly pizzas along with more adult flavors. Additionally, many customers have mentioned the high quality of their salads and cocktails. With multiple glowing reviews, The Star has evidently mastered the art of Pizzeria cuisine.
A photo of Original Joe's - San Francisco restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3988)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Beach
Booked 82 times today
Original Joe's in San Francisco is an institution in the realm of Italian cuisine. The restaurant is in the heart of the city, offering a unique blend of old-school Italian American ambiance, first-class service, and outstanding food. The reviews are a testament to its reputation, with customers consistently praising the fantastic Italian food, excellent quality, and generous portions. Highlights include the prime rib, chicken parmigiana, and the restaurant's house specialty lasagna. The remarkable service from staff like Guillermo and Martin further elevate the dining experience. As one customer says, "This did not disappoint - absolutely everything, from the antipasti to the desserts (and we ordered 3!) were fantastic and delicious."
A photo of A16 Rockridge restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2323)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Oakland
Booked 34 times today
A16 Rockridge has come to be a favorite amongst Oakland locals due to its tasty Italian cuisine. With reviews claiming it to be "definitely our favorite Italian food in the East Bay," it's clear that this spot is exceptional. Patrons appreciate dishes that cover all regions of Italy, ranging from thick chewy pasta with wonderful sugo to thin and crisp pizza with light, tasty toppings. The delightful ambiance, coupled with a top-notch menu which often includes fresh salads, authentic thin crust pizzas, and plate-lick worthy tiramisu makes A16 Rockridge unforgettable. The daring flavors are complemented by an Italian wine selection described as "outstanding". A16 Rockridge is celebrated for its attentive and welcoming service, making it a perfect destination for family dinners and date nights alike.
A photo of Paradiso - San Leandro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1733)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • San Leandro
Booked 55 times today
Paradiso in San Leandro is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine, with customers commending its vast array of wonderful Italian dishes. The restaurant has drawn attention for impressive dishes like short ribs which fell apart on the plate and melted in the mouth, fresh daily pasta, and exceptional calamari. From appetizers to desserts such as the divine chocolate cake and ice cream, Paradiso has left a significant gastronomical impression. Several reviews highlighted not only the outstanding food but also the wonderful service, making it a spot that many look forward to returning to. Paradiso has managed to elevate itself from an above-average Italian restaurant to a fine-dining Italian restaurant. Even amidst the pandemic, this restaurant has maintained its charm, and the price is deemed well-worth the quality of food and dining experience patrons get.
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