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Best Italian Restaurants in Cleveland Heights


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A photo of La Dolce Vita - Cleveland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Little Italy
Booked 28 times today
La Dolce Vita in Cleveland, praised by patrons as being among the top Italian restaurants in Little Italy, offers an authentic and flavorful dining experience. The non-fried calamari, pasta dishes, and Lemoncello Tiramisu were particular favorites, receiving high recommendations from multiple reviews. Noteworthy are the generous portions and diverse menu, catering to a wide range of palates. Critics also noted La Dolce Vita's excellent service, with the staff was described as kind, attentive, and accommodating. The picturesque ambiance completes the dining experience, providing a warm, friendly atmosphere that makes guests feel at home. The consistently positive reviews affirm that La Dolce Vita is a go-to spot for a satisfying Italian meal in Cleveland.
A photo of Bar Italia Beachwood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Beachwood
Booked 40 times today
Bar Italia Beachwood is highly praised for its authentic and delectable Italian cuisine. Patrons rave about the outstanding service, great ambiance, and most importantly, the quality and selection of the food. Many refer to it as their favorite Italian restaurant, emphasizing its consistency, excellent pasta and sauces, and both appetizers and entrees that match up to Italian dining experiences in other cities. According to one review, "the salads, pastas, and entrees were as good as we have had at Italian restaurants in other cities", further testifying to the exceptional quality of cuisine. It's clear that the restaurant values an excellent dining experience, offering attributes like a comfortable setting with a fireplace and attentive, informative staff. Thus, Bar Italia Beachwood comes highly recommended for those seeking an incredible Italian dining experience.
A photo of Valerio's Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Little Italy
Booked 10 times today
Valerio's Ristorante in Cleveland is lauded as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city, renowned for its authentic Italian atmosphere. The restaurant has won the loyalty of its patrons for many years, thanks to the impeccable service and the delicious, freshly made food. Patrons rave about the prosciutto wrapped cantaloupe and the classic osso bucco, calling them the best they've ever had. The seafood stew also receives high praise. Valerio's is recommended for its wide selection of classic Italian dishes, generous portions, and reasonable prices. The ambiance is cozy and intimate, perfect for a romantic evening. The food and service are consistently excellent, with many customers eager for a return visit. It's an authentic slice of Italy right in the heart of Cleveland.
A photo of Antica Italian of Beachwood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Beachwood
Booked 24 times today
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A photo of Tutto Carne- Cleveland restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Little Italy
Booked 15 times today
Located in the heart of Little Italy, Tutto Carne in Cleveland has made a name for itself as the pinnacle of Steakhouse cuisine. Guests repeatedly praise the high quality of the meats, specifically highlighting the mouthwatering Ribeyes as the best in town. The menu, beyond its exceptional steaks, also offers a variety of delicious dishes, including a selection of pastas and creative vegetable sides. Reviewers also laud the excellent service and refreshing, inventive cocktails on offer. Despite being a high-end establishment, diners assure that the dining experience at Tutto Carne is well worth the price. As one guest put it, "Tutto Carne is a carnivorous haven that will make even the most discerning food enthusiasts weak in the knees".
A photo of Giovannis restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Beachwood
Booked 20 times today
Giovanni's, located in Cleveland, is renowned for its authenticity and commitment to Italian cuisine. The restaurant's patrons offer high praise for the culinary excellence, noting the well-prepared, attractively presented, and quickly delivered food. Patrons have lauded everything from perfectly cooked pasta to the exquisite wine pairings, giving special mentions to the cavatelli bolognese and penne vodka sauce. The atmosphere is described as classic Italian and welcoming, making it ideal for special occasions or even an everyday dining experience. The service is attentive but not intrusive, adding to the overall upscale yet comfortable ambiance. One reviewer sums it up, saying, "Giovanni's is always reliable - wonderful food and service, your best option in Northeast Ohio for a certainly remarkable evening in an Italian restaurant."
A photo of Brio Italian Grille - Legacy restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lyndhurst
Booked 7 times today
Brio Italian Grille - Legacy is a beloved destination for authentic Italian cuisine. Based on numerous glowing reviews, the restaurant has consistently impressed its patrons with its excellent service and delicious food. Reviewers have widely praised the waiting staff for their attentive service, even on busy nights. Italian food aficionados have touted the restaurant's offerings, applauding the unusual appetizers like buffalo cauliflower and classics like Chicken Limone. The inviting ambiance is often compared to that of Italy itself, providing a delightful dining experience. Patrons have repeatedly expressed their intention to return, a testament to the restaurant's consistent performance and genuine Italian charm.
A photo of Salted Dough Italian Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • University Circle
Salted Dough Bistro is located in the heart of Little Italy! We are a scratch kitchen that features hand made pastas, butchering in house for our entrees, hand rolled ricotta gnocchi, artisan pizzas featuring house made dough including gluten free! We put our passion for food in to every dish, we can’t wait for you to join us!
A photo of Luca Italian Cuisine (Soon to Be - Casa la Luna) restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 57 times today
Luca Italian Cuisine in Cleveland has been praised as the best Italian restaurant in town by numerous guests. Patrons have been enamored with their wide range of delectable dishes, as well as the outstanding service provided by their staff. Some favorites include the Cavatelli Al Forno, Sacchetti Al Tartufo Bianco, and the Vitellio Tortellini. They are also known for their fantastic martinis, mouth-watering tiramisu, and an exquisite wine selection. The restaurant's location on the Superior Viaduct adds a unique charm, providing a cool scene and beautiful views. With clients considering relocating to dine here more frequently, Luca Italian Cuisine guarantees an excellent, authentic Italian dining experience.
A photo of Il Venetian restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 23 times today
Il Venetian, located in downtown Cleveland, has been widely acclaimed as the best Italian restaurant in the city, if not northeastern Ohio. Patrons gush over the "impeccable" service and "world class" food. The variety in the menu, with dishes ranging from Gnocchi to Veal chop, and the chef's own Limoncello for a finishing touch, have delighted gastronomes and casual diners alike. The ambiance of the restaurant, "a bit fancy at first glance", is appreciated for its elegance and comfort. The incredible attention to detail and dedication of the staff, and the authenticity of the Italian cuisine at Il Venetian has left guests feeling like they are "eating downtown in a big city", thereby creating an unparalleled dining experience.
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