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Best Italian Restaurants in Madison


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A photo of Draper Brother's Chophouse restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Madison
Booked 17 times today
Step back in time to 1867 when the Draper Brothers founded their renowned meat house in the heart of Madison. Their passion for quality and taste quickly made them the region's go-to destination for the finest cuts of meat. Nestled within the walls of the iconic building that was once home to the renowned House of Wisconsin Cheese and Blue Marlin, our stunning interior design celebrates the building's rich history while introducing a new level of elegance and sophistication to Madison's culinary scene.Sink into our plush, comfortable seating, bask in the warm glow of soft lighting, and enjoy impeccable service that attends to your every need. If you're looking for an intimate evening for two, a celebratory night out with friends, or a sophisticated venue for a special occasion, our restaurant provides the perfect ambiance to create unforgettable memories.
A photo of D’Vino restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Madison
Booked 12 times today
D'Vino is rightly acclaimed as the best Italian restaurant in Madison, offering creative, unique, and delicious contemporary Italian cuisine. Each dish is a modern iteration of a classic Italian grandmother's meal, as one reviewer puts it, with a myriad of choices and great wines to complement. The front of house staff provides an inviting and warm service, enhancing the intimate dining experience. Frequent diners highlight the freshness of the food and the excellent service. From the special spring arancini to the Sunday special bolognese, each plate is prepared with care. Another reviewer hails it as a “hidden gem,” offering a variety of delightful meals, down to the mouth-watering desserts. This “spectacular true Italian restaurant” is ideal for any occasion, be it a family reunion, a date night or a business meeting.
A photo of Amara restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Madison
Booked 9 times today
Amara, a popular dining spot located in Madison, takes pride in providing an authentic and creative Italian culinary experience. Patrons have praised its sophisticated atmosphere, reminiscent of a high-end bistro in Chicago's West Loop, to the exceptional "modern Italian" food, including unique dishes like the seared 103 layer lasagna and osso buco. The restaurant is also lauded for its cocktail selection, particularly the Negroni interpretations, and an impressive list of wines from distinguished Italian vintners. Reviewers have repeatedly mentioned the knowledgeable and attentive staff who enhance their dining experience. Regardless of the occasion, be it a casual lunch or a romantic date night, Amara promises a memorable Italian gastronomic journey.
A photo of Sugar River Pizza Company restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Madison
Booked 3 times today
Sugar River Pizza Company is renowned for its excellent Pizzeria cuisine, establishing it as a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Numerous reviews speak to exceptional pizza quality with well-crafted crust and generous, quality toppings, highlighted by mentions of a delicious Mediterranean pizza and the 4 Alarm Pizza. Customers also speak highly of the restaurant's services, with comments noting attentive and friendly staff. Sugar River Pizza, located in the Madison area, has earned its reputation as a family favorite, a special occasion venue, and a "go-to" spot for casual dining. Whether it's the food, atmosphere, or service, the consensus is that Sugar River Pizza "never disappoints".
A photo of Villa Dolce restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Middleton
Booked 11 times today
Villa Dolce is a beloved Italian restaurant with a sizeable, varied menu that offers something for every palate. It offers an array of dishes from Baked Pasta Cavatappi to Gourmet Burgers, all authentic and delectable. It's highly praised by customers for its consistently excellent and flavorful food, especially the Pear Gorgonzola pizza and Beef Bolognese. The restaurant's extensive wine list focused on Italian selections is commended as well. The reviews also emphasize the friendly, attentive service and the restaurant's charming, retro chic decor. Patrons appreciate its creative cocktails and a wide selection of homemade gelato, concluding that the dining experience at Villa Dolce is always a gratifying one.
A photo of Sugar River Pizza Company - Sun Prairie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Sun Prairie
Booked 4 times today
Sugar River Pizza Company - Sun Prairie is highly recommended for its comfort food cuisine. With rave reviews attesting to the quality of dishes, it takes pride in serving up satisfying and hearty meals that truly hit the spot. Patrons can't help but rave about the delicious Reuben sandwiches and waffle fries, the enormous taco salad, and the scrumptious crispy chicken sandwich. The restaurant also shines when it comes to pizza, as multiple reviews confirm the consistent excellence of both the food and the service. Customers also commend the large portion sizes, ensuring no one leaves hungry. Sugar River Pizza Company - Sun Prairie is equally praised for its friendly staff and cozy ambiance, making it a top choice for comfort food lovers.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Madison

Discover the charm of Italian cuisine right in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin. Our curated selection of Italian restaurants offers a delightful exploration of traditional and innovative Italian dishes that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. Whether you're craving handmade pastas, artisan Italian wines, or sumptuous coastal Italian plates, these establishments promise an exceptional dining experience. Each restaurant, noted for its unique culinary approach and attention to detail, stands out for its commitment to quality and authenticity. Madison's dining scene is enriched by these Italian eateries, each contributing to a vibrant gastronomic culture known for its creativity and excellence. Here you'll find a perfect blend of ambiance, top-notch service, and culinary mastery that makes each meal memorable. Ideal for both casual diners and connoisseurs alike, these Italian spots in Madison are a must-visit for anyone looking to indulge in the rich flavors of Italy.

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