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Best Italian Restaurants in Forest Park


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A photo of Charlie Gitto's 'On the Hill' restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 79 times today
Renowned for offering an authentic culinary experience, Charlie Gitto's 'On the Hill' is celebrated as the epitome of Italian cuisine. The restaurant is praised for its old school Italian meals, with guests commending its "authentic taste," as reflected in the reviews. The toasted ravioli, arancini, Fettucine Alfredo, steak, and risotto have been singled out for their exceptional flavor. Reviewers also highlight the restaurant's exceptional service and the knowledgeable, attentive staff. The ambiance is described as classy, and the restaurant maintains this high standard consistently, proving that they've mastered the art of good dining over the years. Most reviewers look forward to returning, considering it the best Italian they've ever had, with phrases such as "a great reminder of what Italian food is supposed to taste like" being commonplace in reviews.
A photo of Casa Don Alfonso - The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Clayton
Booked 41 times today
Casa Don Alfonso at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis is widely celebrated for its authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Reviewers echo a unanimous appreciation for its committed authenticity to Italian flavors, with dishes cooked by Italian chefs. Known for its unique menu items like 'meatballs with raisins and pine nuts' and 'lobster gnocchi,' the restaurant is praised for its variety and quality. Reviewers also note the freshness of ingredients and the restaurant's tendency to go 'above and beyond' in service. The perfect setup for a 'highly enjoyable date night', according to one review, the restaurant's gorgeous interior enhances the overall experience. The establishment's high regard for detail and customer satisfaction marks it as a top-notch Mediterranean dining destination.
A photo of Lorenzo's Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 10 times today
Lorenzo's Trattoria, located in the heart of 'The Hill' in St. Louis, consistently delights with its delicious and authentic Italian cuisine. The delightful house salad and Italian sausage pizza are highly recommended as a 'perfect light meal' during hot weather. The quality and taste of their food have been compared to the cozy neighborhood and family setting you would find in Northern Italy, with one reviewer stating that eating at Lorenzo's was like visiting their Italian aunt who was a phenomenal cook. The staff are noted as being personable and attentive, ensuring their customers always leave satisfied. Many customers have sworn to return to Lorenzo's any time they visit St. Louis, praising it as one of the best in the city, if not 'the best Italian food on the hill BY FAR'.
A photo of Café Napoli restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Clayton
Booked 52 times today
Located in St. Louis, Café Napoli is a top-rated Italian culinary gem known for its fantastic food and service. This restaurant is celebrated for its authenticity and expertise in Italian cuisine, with customers repeatedly praising it as the "best Italian restaurant by far." Highlighted in reviews for its well-trained staff and meticulous attention to detail, Café Napoli stands out as a destination for special occasions. Highlights from its impressive menu include the veal chop with sage butter, the truffle raviolis, and the Chilean sea bass. The reviews uniformly agree, Café Napoli delivers consistently great Italian food in a wonderful atmosphere and is definitely recommended for anyone visiting St. Louis.
A photo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • St. Louis
Booked 37 times today
Eleven Eleven Mississippi, located in St. Louis, is highly praised for its exceptional take on traditional Italian cuisine. Interior design of the restaurant adds to experience with its charming ambiance. Their food is meticulously prepared as described by numerous reviews: grilled salmon, spinach salad with cranberries, pecans, orange segments, and goat cheese with shallot vinaigrette were declared "perfect" and "the best ever". Housemade focaccia, complemented with herb and parm olive oil, is noted as "amazing". The wine list is extensive, with a large Italian selection, impressing even the wine connoisseurs. Various reviews highlight the superb services provided by the friendly staff. Both first-time visitors and frequent customers highly recommend Eleven Eleven Mississippi for its consistently good experience.
A photo of Dominic's on the Hill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 9 times today
Dominic's on the Hill has long established itself as a bastion of fine Italian cuisine in St. Louis. Hailed as 'great' and 'traditional', it has garnered enthusiastic reviews. A customer remarked, "Dominic’s Italian cuisine is fine, mighty fine... For those not familiar with St Louis I’d give the Italian a day in court with the best of New York, Philadelphia and Chicago." The service is widely lauded as 'superb' and 'friendly', with Dominic making a personal effort to check on guests. Dining experiences are 'memorable' and 'authentic', with patrons relishing in the 'old fashioned Italian feel'. The personal touch seems to be the cherry on top, solidifying Dominic's on the Hill as a must-visit for Italian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Guido's Pizza and Tapas restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 31 times today
Guido's Pizza and Tapas comes highly recommended for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Patrons have praised the restaurant's exceptional food and service, stating it's "not your typical Italian in the states - it's the real deal." It's applauded for its wide range of offerings from incredible pizzas, pastas, to salads, with every dish seemingly outcompeting the last. A customer has even claimed it has "the best Italian food around" and has given it a 10-star rating. Guido's Pizza and Tapas is also recognized for its outstanding service and warm, welcoming ambiance, ensuring a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Acero restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Maplewood
Booked 19 times today
Acero, highly recommended by patrons, is renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The versatility in the menu is marked by fresh and outstanding dishes that cater to every palate. Many admire the four-course tasting menu, an amazing value proposition according to reviewers. Additionally, the restaurant's wine list, offering a wide array of Italian wines, is praised as "stellar" and "mind-boggling". The high-quality service and the cozy, intimate ambiance add to the allure of this dining experience. A patron summed up, "I think Acero is the best Italian Restaurant in the entire Region." With consistent positive remarks for its food, ambience, and service, Acero offers a truly authentic Italian dining experience.
A photo of The Crossing restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Clayton
Booked 27 times today
The Crossing is an exemplary French cuisine restaurant in St. Louis, often hailed as one of the best in the city. Critics and patrons alike laud the tantalizing menu, which heavily features French wines and classic French dishes with innovative twists. The restaurant offers an enviable selection of carefully curated white wines, including Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley and Chardonnay from renowned estates. The menu reflects an unfaltering commitment to the essence of French gastronomy, with reviewers citing the flawless execution of dishes, such as French truffles over tagliatelle, seared tuna, and delectable desserts. The attentive and knowledgeable staff further enhance the dining experience, offering expert pairings and insights into the culinary offerings.
A photo of Bar Italia Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central West End
Booked 7 times today
Bar Italia Ristorante, located in the Central West End of St. Louis, is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine. The charming outdoor patio is a consistent favorite amongst patrons who consider it to be the nicest in the city. The restaurant's ambiance offers the feeling of dining in a small town in Italy, enhancing the overall dining experience. The restaurant's remarkable service, combined with a delectable Italian menu, has been consistently praised by customers. The testimonies from countless satisfied diners, ranging from praising their exquisite food to their exceptional service and enchanting setting, solidify Bar Italia Ristorante's status as a top dining spot for those seeking an authentic Italian culinary experience.
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