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Best Italian Restaurants in Central Scottsdale


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A photo of Fat Ox restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 49 times today
Fat Ox, located in Scottsdale, is renowned for its superior Italian cuisine, providing diners with unique, higher-end culinary experiences. Highlighted in multiple reviews, their menu of traditional and innovative Italian dishes has something for everyone—handmade pasta dishes, organic chicken, fish, and unique pastas. The restaurant is noted for its extensive wine list and crafted cocktails, which perfectly complement the meals. Fat Ox is repeatedly praised for its excellent service, cozy atmosphere, and contemporary ambiance. Furthermore, customers appreciate the restaurant's attention to detail, from providing stools for personal belongings to remembering dietary preferences. The recurring promise from customers to return underscores the allure of Fat Ox's delightful dining experience.
A photo of Pubblico Italian Eatery - Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 16 times today
Pubblico Italian Eatery in Scottsdale is widely regarded as a top destination for authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant has won over critics and customers alike with its exquisite dishes, ranging from classics like shrimp scampi and chicken parmigiana to innovative twists using traditional Italian ingredients. Customers have praised Pubblico for having "the best Italian food" they've ever had and serving "consistently delicious" meals. The staff earns high marks for their friendliness and consistency, with the manager José described as "the friendliest, kindest, most knowledgeable gentleman". Whether it's for casual dining or special celebrations, patrons keep returning to Pubblico for its exceptionally high standard of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Luna by Giada - Caesars Republic Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 52 times today
Celebrated chef, author, philanthropist and television personality Giada De Laurentiis's brand new concept, Luna by Giada, is located on the first floor of the Caesars Republic Scottsdale. The signature restaurant is a sophisticated, high-energy environment that caters to both locals and hotel guests alike. Luna’s menu embraces Chef De Laurentiis’ Roman heritage, mirroring her passion for Italian cooking with vibrant, California influences and a world-class guest experience.
A photo of Cala Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 37 times today
Cala Scottsdale is cherished for its exceptional Mediterranean cuisine, and the positive reviews paint a picture of the delightful culinary experience it offers. Patrons rave about the "great ambiance" and "great vibe" that accompanies "food that tickles your pallet". The dishes are described as an "eclectic Mediterranean mix" taking inspiration from Greek, Moroccan, and Italian cuisines. Signature dishes like the "Scallop crudo", "Moroccan chicken", "pork Milanese", and "lamb" are reported to be "awesome" and "very tasty". The cocktail menu equally impresses, with customers commending their taste and quality. Although the ambiance can be lively, overwhelming the conversation at times, the overall experience is lauded as unique and enjoyable. A place to revisit and to be recommended, Cala Scottsdale is a beacon of Mediterranean cuisine.
A photo of POMO Pizzeria Napoletana - Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 37 times today
Situated in Scottsdale, POMO Pizzeria Napoletana is celebrated for its delectable Italian cuisine. Customer reviews consistently acclaim the restaurant's authenticity, with some regulars asserting it to be their favorite Italian spot, including those who have spent significant time in Italy. The Italian take on Moscow Mule, superb pizzas, distinctive pastas, particularly the Gramigna, Carbonara and Arrabbiata, and delightful desserts like cannoli and tiramisu are mentioned as highlights. The restaurant's friendly atmosphere, great ambiance, and excellent service also receive positive remarks. Despite occasional slower service, the overall consensus is that the food quality compensates for such minor inconveniences. Whether it's a casual date night or large gatherings, POMO Pizzeria Napoletana in Scottsdale consistently delivers an outstanding Italian dining experience.
A photo of North Italia – Arcadia restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Phoenix
Booked 48 times today
North Italia – Arcadia has distinguished itself as a noteworthy restaurant for its authentic Italian cuisine. The variety of offerings on the menu, ranging from exquisite pizzas such as the "Prosciutto" and "Spicy Meatball" to an array of red wines such as "Super Tuscan, Ornellaia 'Le Volte', Tuscany" ensures a versatile and indulgent gastronomic experience. Patrons are particularly complimentary about the Italian meatballs and bruschetta appetizers. They also highlight the excellence of the spaghetti, rigatoni, eggplant parmesan, and applaud the unique Italian donuts in lemon curd. A recurring theme in the reviews is the ambience and the attentive service, as well as the high quality of food, making North Italia a recommended destination for good Italian food.
A photo of Campo Italian Bistro & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central Scottsdale
Booked 16 times today
Campo Italian Bistro & Bar offers a wonderful authentic Italian food experience. Numerous reviews praise the restaurant as a "GO TO" place with "impeccable" service and a "fantastic and reasonably priced" wine selection. The "Cacio e Pepe" comes highly recommended, being described as "incredible" and "one of the best pastas" by guests. Patrons commend the authenticity of the dishes, lauding the use of fresh ingredients and the "phenomenal" taste. The atmosphere is hailed as "cool and romantic," ideal for date nights. Campo Italian Bistro & Bar has successfully created an Italian oasis in North Scottsdale, satisfying even those who generally aren't keen on Italian-American restaurants.
A photo of EVO - Old Town Scottsdale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 41 times today
Located in Old Town Scottsdale, EVO is a celebrated gem of Italian cuisine. This locally owned restaurant has received exceptional reviews from patrons who rave about its commitment to fresh, homemade Italian fare. EVO sets itself apart in a land filled with Italian chain restaurants, offering unique, well-crafted dishes that make you say 'wow'. The restaurant sets an ambiance that is modern and comfortable, creating an enjoyable dining experience for all. From their delicious sauces to their perfect meatballs and fresh pasta, EVO nails the essentials of Italian cuisine. The service is praised as outstanding, with knowledgeable staff and personalised menus. This authentic Italian establishment is indeed a must-visit.
A photo of Virtu Honest Craft restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 6 times today
Virtu Honest Craft captures the essence of Modern European cuisine in Old Town Scottsdale, a treasure hidden amidst the concrete jungle. Reviewers consistently note its authentic European atmosphere; likening it to a quaint café in Tuscany or a stylish bistro. With its beautifully presented food that evokes the culinary art of Europe, Virtu stands out, particularly in Arizona where such cuisine is a rarity. The menu is unique and crafted with creativity, often incorporating fresh and in-season ingredients. The restaurant's devotion to service, quality, and atmosphere make every visit an unforgettable experience, with customers frequently returning to relive the enchanting taste of Europe.
A photo of Pizzeria Virtu restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Old Town Scottsdale
Booked 18 times today
Pizzeria Virtu, a high-end Italian restaurant, is renowned for its authentic Pizzeria cuisine. Customer reviews praise the savoury, well-prepared pizzas with a delightful twist of fresh ingredients and the tasteful dough. A range of pizzas including the Diamanté, Milano, and Bologna, were highly recommended by a group of diners, attesting to the variety and exceptional quality of the pizzas. The restaurant's cosy and quaint ambiance gives a feeling of being in Italy, as one reviewer noted. Detailed menu knowledge and excellent service from the staff, in particular servers Garrett and Shelby, are repeatedly cited, enhancing the overall dining experience. Definitely a gem in Scottsdale, Pizzeria Virtu won't disappoint.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Central Scottsdale

Discover the essence of Italian cuisine in Central Scottsdale, where a collection of restaurants offers an array of authentic dishes that cater to every palate. From traditional favorites like handmade pastas and Neapolitan pizzas to modern interpretations of classic Italian fare, each establishment presents a unique dining experience. Central Scottsdale is not just a place; it's a culinary destination that promises an Italian feast right in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. Diners can expect top-quality ingredients, expertly crafted dishes, and an ambiance that ranges from cozy and rustic to sleek and modern. Whether you're seeking a casual meal or an upscale dining experience, the Italian restaurants in Central Scottsdale provide exceptional food and service, making each visit memorable. The dining scene here is vibrant and diverse, reflecting a deep appreciation for both traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. Come and explore the rich flavors and welcoming atmosphere that make Central Scottsdale a must-visit for Italian food lovers.

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