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Best Italian Restaurants in Forest Hills


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A photo of Dee's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Forest Hills
Booked 6 times today
Dee's Italian restaurant has consistently provided excellent food and service for over 20 years. With a variety of dishes including pizza, lamb chops, salmon cakes, short ribs, and chicken parmesan, each is prepared with care, attention, and a unique twist that keeps customers coming back for more. The restaurant also values its customers, especially those with special dietary needs, ensuring a safe and enjoyable dining experience. Customers rave about the welcoming and attentive staff, the unique and delicious dishes, and the overall dining experience. The renovated setting of Dee's, along with the open pizza oven, adds an upscale touch to the ambiance, making it a splendid place for any occasion.
A photo of La Vigna Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Forest Hills
La Vigna Restaurant & Bar is lauded for its high-quality and homey Italian cuisine by its patrons. Reviews laud the restaurant as a "neighborhood gem" with its fresh ingredients and individually prepared meals. The northern Italian menu is bright with flavors and offers a great deal of quality at a reasonable price. Customers frequently praise the consistency of the delicious meals and the professional and friendly service. Additionally, the ambiance is frequently mentioned as cozy and welcoming, making La Vigna a go-to spot for both groups and individual diners. As one reviewer puts it, it's "the best Italian restaurant in NYC that's not overpriced and not impossible to get a reservation."
A photo of Il Poeta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Forest Hills
Booked 1 time today
Il Poeta is an Italian restaurant with a Northern Italian cuisine. Chef and co-owner Mario Di Chiara has over 20 years experience in the most famous Italian restaurant in Venice and NYC with 10 years work experience in Cipriani’s restaurant. In summer 2011 the Italian Government award Il Poeta with "Ospiutalita Italiana nel Mondo" meaning that it is a truly authentic Italian restaurant (so far we are the only Italian restaurant in all Queens to have this award from the Italian Government).
A photo of C Kew Gardens restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Kew Gardens
Booked 2 times today
C Kew Gardens is a highly recommended Italian restaurant tucked away in the heart of Queens, New York. Patrons appreciate its attention to quality in both its food and ambiance, often described as having a European flair and reminiscent of an old-style Hollywood café. It stands out for its Northern Italian cuisine, with standouts such as artichokes and branzino consistently earning praise. Customers note the excellent service with staff receiving commendations for their friendliness and professionalism. The restaurant is also applauded for its live music and stylish decor which adds to the overall dining experience. Despite being a little pricey, reviewers agree that it is worth every dollar.
A photo of Spolini's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Kew Gardens
Spolini's is a remarkable Italian restaurant that excels in delivering authentic and delectable cuisine. Customers consistently rave about the quality of the food and service. They not only offer a variety of dishes such as antipasti, shrimp francese, chicken parmesan, but also an impressive wine selection including the highly recommended Montalcino wine. The proof of their excellence lies in the rave reviews with customers recounting their "wonderful meal from start to finish". The tantalising creme brulee dessert and the fantastic wines only add to the memorable culinary experience. Spolini's commitment to authentic Italian cuisine has inspired a loyal customer base, ensuring their definite return.
A photo of Patrizia's of Maspeth restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Douglaston
Booked 1 time today
Patrizia's of Maspeth delights its customers with an authentic Italian cuisine experience that extends beyond scrumptious food. The ambiance is characterized as "fun" and "energetic", with a staff commended as "attentive", "accommodating", and "friendly". Patrizia's has become a favorite spot for celebrations, with guests particularly lauding its "unbelievably good food" and "excellent service". The reviews further highlight the enticing offer of a family style dinner, inclusive of unlimited beverages, which is deemed "worth the price". The recurring consensus is that Patrizia's provides not just a meal, but a memorable dining experience. The customers' satisfaction is affirmed by their intent to return, and recommend it to others. So, whether you're planning a casual dinner or a special event, look no further than Patrizia's.
A photo of Magna Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Flushing
Magna Restaurant stands out as a gem of authentic Italian cuisine in downtown Flushing. Tucked away amongst various Asian eateries, this restaurant has continually impressed its clientele with tasty, comfort dishes and excellent service. Many patrons, including those who have made the trip from Brooklyn, have expressed their delight with the rich flavors of the dishes, such as the La Bianca pizza, Caesar salad, and cannoli duo. They have also praised Magna Restaurant's tiramisu as the best they've ever had. Despite its unassuming exterior, the restaurant boasts a warm, traditional Italian atmosphere, and its fair prices add to the charm. Reviews consistently emphasize the attentive service, remarkable food, and overall great dining experience at Magna.
A photo of ECB restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Ridgewood
ECB is an outstanding Italian restaurant praised for its exceptional cuisine and commendable customer service. Visitors hail the food quality as "amazing" and staff as "friendly", "attentive", and "very nice". The reviews emphatically recommend the Scarpariello Wings, the diverse pizza options, and the stuffed mushrooms. In addition, they underscore the size of large portions and the great quality of the cocktails, which diners find particularly pleasing. The restaurant offers not just the typical bar food, but also an array of delectable dishes. The overall dining experience at ECB is highly rated, with patrons eager to return and explore other items on the menu.
A photo of Union Pizza Works restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Bushwick
Union Pizza Works, located near the Jefferson stop on the L Train, is renowned for its exquisite Pizzeria cuisine. Many patrons laud its authentic Italian pizza, which stands out both in terms of toppings and preparation. The restaurant is repeatedly praised for its friendly and attentive service, delicious food, and solid beverage selection. The warm ambiance, especially in the outdoor seating area, contributes to a relaxed and casual dining experience. Celebratory occasions are made memorable with sweet gestures like offering an extra round of drinks on anniversaries. Whether for a large group gathering or just a fun hangout with friends, Union Pizza Works consistently delivers high-quality food, service, and atmosphere. It's no surprise then that it's considered one of the best pizza places in Brooklyn.
A photo of Vetro by Russo's on the Bay restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Howard Beach
Booked 9 times today
Vetro by Russo's on the Bay stands out for its delectable Italian cuisine. Reviewers rave about the exceptional dishes, which include "exquisite linguine and clams," "delicious rack of lamb," and a variety of delicious cakes. The menu also boasts a range of pasta options, ranging from "Rigatoni Pomodoro" to "Cavatelli Bolognese," and a wine cellar collection including a fine array of Italian red wines. Patrons significantly highlight the top-notch service, from the provision of valet parking to the staff's attentiveness and professional conduct. The restaurant's setting, which includes a beautiful bar and a lounge-like space, further heightens the dining experience. In the words of one reviewer, Vetro by Russo's on the Bay serves "by far the best Italian in all of New York City."

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Forest Hills

Discover the vibrant Italian dining scene in Forest Hills, Queens, where a rich tapestry of flavors and authentic culinary experiences await. Nestled in the bustling New York City, this neighborhood offers a delightful array of Italian eateries catering to every palate, from traditional dishes that feel like a journey to Italy, to innovative fusions that showcase a contemporary twist on classic Italian cuisine. Each restaurant in this locale prides itself on using high-quality ingredients and maintaining a warm, inviting atmosphere that's perfect for any dining occasion, whether it's a casual meal or a special celebration. The Italian restaurants in Forest Hills stand out for their commitment to authenticity and excellence, with menus packed with everything from handcrafted pastas and wood-fired pizzas to gourmet entrees that speak volumes of culinary expertise. The dining scene here is characterized by its personalized service and attention to detail, ensuring a memorable meal every time. Whether you're a local or just visiting, the Italian restaurants in Forest Hills, Queens provide a gastronomic experience that's not only satisfying but also steeped in rich culinary tradition. Come taste the passion and craftsmanship at the heart of Forest Hills' Italian dining.

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