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Best Italian Restaurants in Middle Island


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A photo of ITA Kitchen - Patchogue restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Patchogue
Booked 13 times today
ITA Kitchen offers innovative Italian American cuisine in a lively restaurant atmosphere. Whether it's a date night or dinner with family and friends, ITA kitchen is the perfect destination for a night out.
A photo of Sea Basin Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rocky Point
Booked 1 time today
Sea Basin Restaurant, located on Long Island, regularly receives high praise for its impeccable seafood cuisine. From potato-crusted halibut to seafood Porto, reviewers repeatedly endorse the light sauces, excellent seafood quality, and the value for money. "Happy hour specials were excellent", one reviewer said, and another claimed they were "impressed" with their Seafood Porto. The restaurant is renowned not only for its food but also for its service, with one customer lovingly mentioning the hostess and waiter by name. The recurring sentiments of "great food" and "great service", combined with the extensive positive feedback, signal a superb seafood dining experience at Sea Basin.
A photo of Mamma Lombardi's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Holbrook
Booked 9 times today
Mamma Lombardi's is widely recognized for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant consistently receives fantastic reviews, with multiple patrons emphasizing the remarkable authenticity of the food. Its loyal customers often highlight the large portions, outstanding service, and an impressive array of menu options that provides an excellent representation of Italian culinary tradition. As one customer noted, "Italian authentic food. Delicious and reasonable priced." Another long-term patron said, "The food is as excellent as it was the very first time." Mamma Lombardi's commitment to quality and authenticity makes it a top choice for Italian dining.
A photo of Ragazzi Italian Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Nesconset
Booked 26 times today
Ragazzi Italian Kitchen & Bar is highly regarded for its authentic Italian cuisine, providing an exceptional dining experience that consistently leaves customers captivated. A review recurring theme is its remarkable consistency, whether in the quality of the ingredients used, the impeccable service, or the delightful flavors that capture the essence of Italy. A testament to its excellence is the phrase "best Italian place around hands down", with others noting that they frequently visit, some traveling 35 miles. Customers also appreciate its considerate service for gluten-free diners. In all, Ragazzi's is seen as a trusted go-to for Italian food and a top-notch dining experience.
A photo of Lombardi's on the Bay restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Patchogue
Booked 3 times today
Lombardi's on the Bay is renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The authenticity of its homemade flavors, particularly in dishes like the meatball and sauce, as well as the lobster raviolis and rigatoni with meatballs, have been praised by reviewers, with one Italian-American customer certifying Lombardi's Italian food as the "real deal". The restaurant also offers a stunning water view setting, enhancing the dining experience. From standout appetizers like the grilled octopus and Fried Zucchini to main dishes such as the pork ossobuco and seafood tower, every plate promises a generous portion of deliciousness. The warm ambiance, personable servers, and efficient service further establish Lombardi's on the Bay as a top choice for delivering a memorable Italian dining experience.
A photo of Locale restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Patchogue
Booked 1 time today
Locale is an exceptional Italian restaurant nested in the heart of Patchogue village, close to the local theater. This restaurant serves both traditional Italian dishes and creative twists, all appreciated by patrons. Praised for its excellent service, great atmosphere, and attentive hosts, Locale has gained a reputation for its impeccable blend of service and culinary experience. As the reviews mention, "The seafood dishes are excellent and the pasta portions are generous", and "Food was delicious and served timely and hot". The restaurant is known for its creative menu, with items such as the Chicken Paillard and baked clams being big hits. This combined with a warm and friendly ambiance, makes Locale a favorite choice for many.
A photo of Pasta Pasta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Port Jefferson
Booked 18 times today
Pasta Pasta is renowned for its exceptional Contemporary Italian cuisine. This beloved local establishment stands out for its consistently fresh and perfectly cooked dishes as evinced by numerous glowing reviews. Patrons frequently commend the restaurant's impressive quality maintained over the years, even through ownership changes and pandemic challenges. The menu, cherished for its delectable pasta dishes, never disappoints--with dishes such as the praised pappardelle bolognese lauded for their excellence. The excellent staff, exceptional service, and inviting atmosphere further enhance the overall dining experience, making it a favorite among many and solidifying its reputation as one of the best places for Italian food in the area.
A photo of Stella Trattoria & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Blue Point
Booked 4 times today
Stella Trattoria & Bar is the epitome of fine Italian dining. The rave reviews are a testament to its culinary excellence, with patrons lauding the spot-on dishes, remarkable service, and beautiful ambiance. From the Chicken Mama to the Lobster Ravioli and the Linguini with Clam in Fra Diavlo sauce, the cuisine exemplifies authentic Italian flavors. The excellent service makes the dining experience memorable, ensuring no wine or water glass goes empty. The place is also acknowledged for its beautiful outdoor setup and generous portion sizes. Stella Trattoria & Bar presents traditional Italian food with a twist, consistently surprising customers with distinct dishes on the menu. It has become the "go-to" Italian restaurant for many, highly recommended for its delightful atmosphere, fantastic food, and stellar service.
A photo of Pulcinella On the Green restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Wading River
Booked 6 times today
Pulcinella On the Green has solidified its place as a renowned Italian restaurant, earning rave reviews for its authentic cuisine and superior service. Known for its unique menu and quality, the restaurant is favored for special occasions and has become a favorite on the North Fork of Long Island. Reviewers consistently praise the "top notch authentic Italiano" dishes, and commend the "outstanding" service. The restaurant's decor is described as "upscale and chic", further elevating the dining experience. Despite being a bit pricey, patrons insist it's worth every penny. The location is also praised as perfect, making Pulcinella On the Green a go-to spot for a memorable Italian dining experience.
A photo of La Volpe Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Center Moriches
Booked 3 times today
La Volpe Ristorante offers an unforgettable experience in Italian cuisine, as supported by the rave reviews it consistently receives from its patrons. Many customers commend it as the best Italian restaurant on Long Island, noting the excellent food quality and professional, friendly service. The restaurant serves genuine Italian dishes prepared with the best ingredients, served hot, and exuding the unique essence of Italian cooking. The wine list is praised as extensive and affordable. Patrons particularly appreciate that the owners take the time to personally interact with customers, making the dining experience feel like a cozy family meal. They also report consistently excellent service, with everyone from the waitstaff to the owners themselves contributing to a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Certainly, La Volpe Ristorante is a must-visit place for anyone seeking real, delicious Italian food.
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