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Best Italian Restaurants in Alhambra


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A photo of Mi Piace restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 47 times today
Mi Piace, located in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, is widely celebrated as a top-quality Italian restaurant. Many customers consider it their "favorite Italian restaurant of all time", praising not only the delicious food but also the fantastic service and ambiance. Mi Piace's menu offers an exciting variety of traditional Italian dishes, with a particular emphasis on homemade pasta. They consistently deliver superb Italian food while maintaining a high level of energy that diners appreciate. Reviewers have lauded their authentic, excellently-prepared spaghetti and meatballs, and their remarkable homemade ricotta. Whether you're looking for a special location to celebrate a birthday, a comforting place to dine while visiting Pasadena, or a delightful spot for date night, Mi Piace comes highly recommended for the finest Italian cuisine.
A photo of Celestino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 32 times today
Celestino is a gem in the heart of Pasadena, offering exquisite Italian cuisine that has been wowing its patrons for decades. Several loyal customers testify to its enduring quality and service, with one affirming its status as "one of the best Italian restaurants in Los Angeles, if not the United States". Touted as authentic and consistent, the food at Celestino is praised for its variety and tastiness. The chefs are often applauded for their innovative and delicious specials. Furthermore, customer service is highly valued, with one reviewer commenting that their server Antonio "made us feel like we owned the place". Celestino's Italian cuisine is said to be, without a doubt, a delightfully memorable experience.
A photo of Malbec - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 29 times today
Please note, our outdoor seating is first come first serve. If you have a reservation through OpenTable, you will be seated, however please allow a few extra minutes to ensure that we can properly sanitize your table.Argentina is world famous for its cuisine. From homemade salads, pastas and fish to an abundant selection of our signature grilled meats, Malbec Argentinean Bistro brings you the best authentic cuisine prepared on our genuine Argentinean grill.
A photo of Gale's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 25 times today
Gale's, located in Pasadena, offers a notable Italian dining experience that has made it the "Go-To" spot for many patrons over the years. With its reputation for serving the "best traditional southern Italian in Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley," the establishment boasts a selection that ranges from fresh-made Caesar dressing to creamy and delicious Lemon Shrimp Spaghetti. Several testimonials praise the consistent quality of the food, going as far as to claim it to be amongst the "top three Italian places in all of Southern California." The personal touch by the owner, Gale, her consistent use of the finest ingredients, and the attentive staff make Gale's an embodiment of authentic Italian cuisine that never fails to deliver excellent meals.
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 13 times today
Buca di Beppo in Pasadena is highly lauded for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant has been praised for its lively atmosphere, reminiscent of an old school Italian family gathering, offering an authentic dining experience. Its extensive menu serves dishes in large portions, making it a great place for large parties. From pasta to pizza and signature dishes like veal parmigiana, the flavors remind patrons of the traditional Italian cooking they grew up with. The reviews also highlight the excellent customer service, with patrons praising the attentive and friendly staff. The unique experience of dining in the middle of the kitchen, allowing guests to be part of the action, also adds to the charm of this well-loved Italian restaurant.
A photo of The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Pasadena
Booked 2 times today
The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria is highly recommended for its authentic Italian offerings. Positive reviews highlight the quality of classic Italian cuisine served, such as the lasagna paired with a glass of Chianti, pizzas, penne marinara, grilled chicken Marsala, Stromboli, and Caesar salad. The dishes are noted for their freshness and excellent taste. The restaurant is praised for its large portion sizes and attentive service. Celebrating 25 years in operation, it's a popular neighborhood gem known for providing a comfortable dining experience. It's not just the food that's winning customers over, but also the restaurant's friendly staff, particularly servers Jake, Elizabeth, and Michael, who are mentioned in the reviews for their outstanding service.
A photo of Barrio Italian Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Los Angeles
Booked 1 time today
Located between San Diego and Dodger Stadium, Barrio Italian Bistro has garnered a stellar reputation for its authentic and creative Italian cuisine. Patrons constantly applaud the restaurant's warm and inviting ambiance, matched with an equally impressive level of service. Reviews rave about the 'fresh, flavourful, and plentiful' food, referencing 'delicious' meals that were so good they 'wanted to lick their plates.' Many were surprised by the excellent service and personable staff, with one customer citing feeling like being in a small restaurant in Italy. The Barrio Italian Bistro is considered a gem, with customers pledging to return time and time again for their Italian food cravings.
A photo of TOWN Pizza restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Highland Park
Booked 2 times today
TOWN Pizza in Los Angeles has received rave reviews for the quality of its Pizzeria cuisine. Patrons consistently praise their deep dish pizza, with some describing it as the "best pizza in Los Angeles". Specialty pizzas, such as the vegan pie and the mushroom rosemary pizza, also come highly recommended. The restaurant boasts a great selection of beers and wine as well. Customers appreciate the great service, atmosphere, and the fact they felt safe bringing their children. In addition to the great food and drink, TOWN Pizza also provides a comfortable ambiance for family meals, friend gatherings, or casual date nights.
A photo of Bestia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown
Booked 154 times today
Bestia is a renowned dining establishment, celebrated for its robust Italian cuisine. Many diners hail it as one of the best Italian restaurants they've visited, outside of Italy, and it holds a notable status in Los Angeles. The restaurant heralds a unique twist on traditional Italian fare, a combination that has been described as pioneering a new genre - California Italian cuisine. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes, from upscale appetizers like Siberian Caviar and Peruvian Scallop Crudo to hearty mains like Slow Roasted Lamb Neck and Charred Branzino alla Plancha. Customers also rave about the homemade pizza and the pasta dishes which are bursting with flavor and unique combinations. From the insightful service to the lively ambiance, Bestia continues to impress, leading one reviewer to wonder why it hasn't earned several Michelin stars by now.
A photo of Bacari Silverlake restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Silver Lake
Booked 192 times today
Bacari - Silver Lake is a highly recommended good Italian cuisine restaurant in LA. Its vibrant, secret garden-like layout offers a unique dining experience that guests describe as an escape from the city. Bacari's menu is a blend of Italian and Mediterranean influences, served tapas-style, and is consistently praised for its flavourful and well-priced dishes. Signature dishes, such as the Noa's cauliflower and asian pear & brie pizza, are commonly highlighted in reviews. The restaurant also boasts a great cocktail menu and is admired for its fast service and fair pricing. Bacari - Silver Lake provides a captivating ambiance, making it a great spot for special occasions or impressing out-of-town visitors.
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