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Best Italian Restaurants in Downtown Phoenix

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A photo of POMO Pizzeria Napoletana - Downtown Phoenix restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(297)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown Phoenix
Booked 15 times today
Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, POMO Pizzeria Napoletana has carved a name for itself as a top-notch pizzeria. Customers frequently label it as the best in Phoenix, even outclassing other popular spots like Bianco and Birth. The food is consistently praised for its delicious taste, with special mentions going to the lasagna, diavola pizza, strozzapreti salciccia, and their creamy tiramisu. Customer experiences also highlight the restaurant's exceptional service, attentive management, and cozy ambiance. POMO's proclivity for high-quality and authentic Italian cuisine, such as their praised eggplant dish reminiscent of Italy itself, only further cements its standing. Regardless of the occasion or group size, POMO Pizzeria Napoletana ensures a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Ambrogio15 Phoenix restaurant
4.4
Awesome(152)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central Phoenix
Booked 15 times today
Welcome to Ambrogio15, a modern Italian restaurant that brings the vibrant flavors of Italy to your table. Our diverse menu curated by Michelin star chef Silvio Salmoiraghi & executive Chef Fabio Pizzigoni offers a culinary journey featuring appetizers, crudos, steak, seafood, pasta, and our world-famous pizzas. Indulge in an unparalleled dining experience where each dish is crafted with precision and passion.Our commitment to excellence extends to our cocktail program, masterfully designed by Marco Russo, owner of the renowned Bar 1930 in Milan—a fixture in the world's 50 best bars for the past 5 years. Sip on expertly crafted cocktails that complement the bold flavors of our dishes, elevating your dining experience to new heights.At Ambrogio15, we invite you to savor the essence of modern Italian cuisine, where innovation meets tradition, and every bite tells a story. Join us for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure in the heart of Phoenix. Buon Appetito!
A photo of Mora Italian restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3582)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • North Central Phoenix
Booked 23 times today
Mora Italian, located in Phoenix, is the epitome of great contemporary Italian cuisine. Many guests hail Mora as the "closest thing you can get to authentic Italian cuisine" even after visiting Italy. The food, from the Black Campanelle to the Rigatoni and the blood orange dessert, is described as "amazingly delicious" with excellent presentation. Dishes are creatively conceived with a modern twist, yet hold true to Italian traditions in their heartiness and flavors. Reviews also praise the restaurant's outstanding service and ambiance, making it a perfect spot for special occasions. Mora Italian's innovative approach to the menu has left customers eager to return for another culinary experience.
A photo of Mancuso's Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1642)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Phoenix
Booked 3 times today
Mancuso's Restaurant is praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine, with attendees raving about the tasty Italian dishes that are prepared well and served in generous portions. The restaurant's convenient location near the Footprint Center makes it a perfect dining destination before or after an event. Customers boast about the quality of dishes like seafood pasta in spicy marinara and rib-eye stuffed with buffalo mozzarella, which are claimed to be fantastic. The Italian cream cake is also recommended. Reviewers give special mention to the excellent service, the peaceful vibe, and the extensive menu selection, further enhancing the overall dining experience. Mancuso's is highly recommended not only for special occasions but also for any regular dining day.
A photo of Il Bosco - Roosevelt Row restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • West Phoenix
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A photo of Pubblico Italian Eatery - Phoenix restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(971)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Central Phoenix
Booked 9 times today
Pubblico Italian Eatery, located in Phoenix, is well-known for its stellar cocktail bar cuisine. The restaurant receives consistent rave reviews for their "amazing" and "interesting" cocktails and exceptionally excellent service. Patrons commend the attentive and professional staff, as well as the delightful ambiance. The restaurant is noted for serving large portion sizes of delicious dishes; the short rib ravioli, chicken parmesan, and seafood linguini are stand-out options. Reviewers often mention the quality of the food, stating "the food was amazing" and "the food was so yummy". This combined with their praised cocktails, positions Pubblico as a top choice for cocktail bar cuisine.
A photo of Alexi's Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1575)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown Phoenix
Booked 4 times today
Alexi's Grill is revered for its traditional Italian cuisine offering mouthwatering classics enjoyed by many. Reviews highlight it as a "little gem" in Midtown famous for its "great food and service", hailed as a favorite go-to Italian restaurant. Consistent in its top-notch service and cuisine, whether for birthday celebrations or business lunches, customers are always "never disappointed". It presents a "classic old school vibe" alongside a reasonable price range. Specials like lamb chops and seafood are worth noting, as well as the "wonderful eggplant appetizer". Attentive staff knowledgeably guides customers not just through the dishes, but also their impressive wine selection. A trip to Alexi's Grill always ends in plans of a return visit.
A photo of POMO Pizzeria Napoletana - Biltmore restaurant
4.5
Awesome(143)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Biltmore
Booked 8 times today
POMO Pizzeria Napoletana - Biltmore is praised by patrons for its authentic Neopolitan pizza, capturing the true essence of Pizzeria cuisine. The restaurant has received glowing reviews for its excellent service and inviting ambiance, with live music adding to the overall dining experience. Many guests highlight the variety on offer, including the Toto Sapore pizza and the Meat Lovers pizza, and compelling specialties like the Bolognese pasta. Several dine-in guests have complimented the restaurant's quaint setting at the Biltmore location, and the commitment to quality doesn't falter, even for takeaway orders. Given the consistent praise for delicious, well-prepared food and attentive staff, POMO Pizzeria Napoletana - Biltmore is highly recommended for Pizzeria cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Avanti restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1846)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central Phoenix
Booked 7 times today
Avanti, situated in Phoenix, is recognized for its exceptional and authentic Italian cuisine that delights locals as well as out-of-town guests. Customers frequently commend Avanti's friendly staff and first-class service coupled with their mouthwatering dishes, offering a truly Italian gastronomic experience. The restaurant is famed for its freshly made pasta and special dishes like veal parmigiana and Osso Bucco, all recipes perfected over fifty years. The ambient music and elegant, old-school charm further enhance the dining experience, with many likening it to stepping back in time. Reviewers claim, "We won't find a better tasting Italian restaurant", echoing sentiments that Avanti is indeed an "iconic Phoenix Italian go-to".
A photo of Giuseppe's on 28th restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(694)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Phoenix
Booked 3 times today
Giuseppe's on 28th is renowned for its Italian cuisine in Phoenix, Arizona. This hidden gem is characterized by its authentic Italian dishes, as evident in the menu featuring Pasta e Fagioli soup, unique pasta dishes like Penne Al Salmone and Bolognese Ragu, and house-made desserts like Tiramisu. Reviewers rave about the food, praising it as "authentic" and "outstanding", one even claimed it's "the best Italian food" they've ever had. The "unique entrees" crafted from the owner's "vast knowledge and experience" of Italian cuisine are highly appreciated, resulting in an "enjoyable" dining experience. Giuseppe's on 28th is more than a restaurant, it's a beloved destination for authentic Italian dining.
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