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Best Italian Restaurants in Benson


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A photo of Renee's Tucson restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Tucson
Booked 5 times today
Renee's Tucson is a beloved gem nestled in the heart of Tucson, renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant is noted in multiple reviews for its "excellent food selection & quality", "impeccable service", and "delicious pizza, salad, calzone etc., Italian style food". Patrons rave about the homemade feel of the dishes, with one customer stating that "it was obvious everything was cooked to order". The restaurant's custom-made pizzas and variety of pasta, such as the top-rated Penne Arrabbiata, receive high praise. The establishment's commitment to locally sourced ingredients and organic dishes only adds to its appeal. Renee's Tucson is truly a go-to destination for authentic Italian cuisine.
A photo of Zio Peppe restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Tucson
Booked 6 times today
Zio Peppe is not just a restaurant; it's a culinary destination for food enthusiasts seeking out the best in Italian cuisine. Repeatedly applauded by guests, this exceptional venue has been recognised for its unique blend of flavours, high-quality dishes, and unparalleled service. Customers particularly appreciate the mesmerizing blend of Italian and Mexican elements in the menu, with favorites including the Figgy Stardust pizza and the exquisite Bianca pizza. The restaurant's focus on authenticity is evident in their commitment to using fresh ingredients, creating dishes that leave customers returning for more. Zio Peppe is not only loved by locals but has also quickly become a favourite among visitors, making it a standout choice for Italian cuisine in Tucson.
A photo of Piazza Gavi restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Foothills
Booked 13 times today
Piazza Gavi continues to shine as a favorite among Italian cuisine lovers in Tucson. Guests rave about the wonderfully authentic Italian food, praising its extensive menu that goes beyond typical offerings. The restaurant is noted for its special dishes that are crafted as the best ingredients become available, ensuring consistently high-quality meals. The Calamari Crema is hailed as "OUTSTANDING". Various reviews assure that Piazza Gavi is a "must" for anyone seeking true Italian cuisine, resulting in many commending it as their preferred Italian restaurant. The service is often described as "outstanding", "warm and professional", adding to a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Zona 78 restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Tucson
Booked 4 times today
Zona 78, located in Tucson, is acclaimed for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant frequently receives excellent reviews, with many customers expressing their delight at the quality of the food and service provided. Customers constantly rave about the "genuine Italian food and service," with many referring to it as the "best Italian food" they've found in the area. Despite its compact size, the food and ambiance give an impression of dining in a high-end Italian restaurant. Patrons are particularly enamored by the Italian entrees and pizzas, with reviewers stating that they "Could possibly be the best pizza I have ever had" and praising the "creative and EXCELLENT" food. Zona 78 has built a reputation for never disappointing its customers, making it a local gem in Tucson.
A photo of Mama Louisa's Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • East Tucson
Booked 1 time today
Mama Louisa's Italian Restaurant, a Tucson institution for over 50 years, is adored for its authentic and fabulous Italian cuisine. With "wonderful" calamari, chianti, and the signature Joe's special, this family-owned restaurant serves menu items that are remembered and cherished by patrons who have been dining in since their childhood. As one review puts it, "This place is like being a kid and you're having dinner at your best friend's house, his grandmother is doing the cooking, and she was born in Italy." It's not just the generous portions and reasonable prices that make this place special, but also the homely decor and friendly, knowledgeable staff. With consistently great reviews, Mama Louisa's Italian Restaurant is indeed a hidden treasure in Tucson.
A photo of North Italia – Tucson restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Foothills
Booked 58 times today
North Italia – Tucson is admired for its superb representation of Italian cuisine. The resounding praise from reviews attests to the exceptional quality of their dishes and the enjoyable ambiance of the restaurant. Patrons consistently express their delight over the diverse menu featuring authentic Italian dishes such as Spaghetti & Meatballs, Grilled Branzino, and traditional pasta. Reviewers particularly applaud the Strozzapreti and Salted Caramel Budino. Many also highlighted the superb selection of Italian wines available. Undeniably, North Italia's commitment to deliver an incredible dining experience is evident, making it a must-visit destination for those craving fine Italian cuisine.
A photo of Vivace Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Foothills
Booked 39 times today
Vivace Restaurant is acclaimed as the best Italian restaurant in Tucson, Arizona, according to multiple customer reviews. The restaurant provides an exquisite dining experience that encompasses more than just food. The exceptional service, extensive wine list, and stunning views of the city lights are all part of the package. The restaurant is particularly noted for its large portions, excellent presentation, and varied menu of traditional upscale Italian dishes. In addition, many customers appreciate the consistency of the quality over the years. Vivace is also commended for its friendly, professional servers and quiet, romantic atmosphere - making it a popular choice for special occasions.
A photo of Tavolino Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Foothills
Booked 8 times today
Tavolino Ristorante is consistently hailed as one of the best Italian restaurants in Tucson, with numerous positive reviews applauding its "authentic", "exquisite", and "next level Italian food". Critics praise the high-quality ingredients and dishes - from salmon entrée, spaghetti al fruitti di mare to tagliatelle bolognese and squid ink pasta - as well as their fantastic service. Many reviews mention the restaurant's cozy atmosphere despite the noise level sometimes posing a challenge. Notably, Tavolino Ristorante's offerings of house-made specialties, including pasta and bread, are much appreciated by patrons. The establishment's wine selections also earn high marks. Overall, Tavolino Ristorante comes highly recommended for its masterful execution of Northern Italian cuisine.
A photo of Bottega Michelangelo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oro Valley
Booked 18 times today
Bottega Michelangelo, located in Tucson, is renowned for its outstanding Italian dining experience. The restaurant's authenticity is frequently praised, with a customer from Staten Island, an area known for its Italian heritage, declaring it as her favorite Italian restaurant in all of Tucson. Many guests appreciate the Happy Hour menu for its remarkable value and extensive options. Patrons also commend the friendly and excellent service, some calling it a neighborhood "gem". The consistent quality and presentation of food, the diverse wine selection, and the home-made divine desserts all contribute to the culinary charm of this place. The remarkable atmosphere, whether inside or outside, adds to the overall enjoyment of the visit.
A photo of Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink - Downtown restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown Tucson
Booked 8 times today
Reilly Craft Pizza & Drink - Downtown serves excellent Italian cuisine, as reflected by rave reviews from patrons. Their menu stands out with a variety of pizzas, pasta, and small plate options, all mastered to replicate the authentic flavors of Italy. The handmade pasta is frequently praised, with some even comparing it to the quality found in Italy itself. Vegan options are commendable, earning top ratings from diners.. The restaurant constructively handles food allergies, ensuring customer safety. The traditional Italian wine selection also earns high marks. Reilly’s transformation pre and post-COVID is acknowledged, with its focused menu and attentive service, ensuring it remains a favorite among locals and visitors.
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