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Best Italian Restaurants in Midwood


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A photo of Trastevere restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Midwood
Booked 2 times today
Trastevere is hailed as one of the best Italian restaurants, particularly for its kosher offerings, making it stand out in New York's vibrant culinary scene. Its impeccable service, warm and comfortable ambiance, and most importantly, the mouth-watering cuisine have earned universal praise from guests. The delicious, freshly made pasta, delectable steaks, and notably, the incredible artichokes are recurring favorites amongst customers. The high-quality, authentic Italian food is often described as "out of this world," and "tremendously amazing" in several reviews. Despite some criticism of the pricing, the overall dining experience at Trastevere seems to outweigh any negatives, making it a top choice for those seeking the tastiest kosher Italian fare in the city.
A photo of Michael's of Brooklyn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Midwood
Booked 26 times today
Michael's of Brooklyn offers an exquisite Italian dining experience that has been praised by many as the best in New York City. A gem tucked away in Brooklyn, it brings together a combination of classic Italian food, exceptional service, and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Diners highlight a wide range of dishes from Veal Parmesan to Chilean sea bass, each prepared to perfection. The restaurant has also been commended for its amazing dessert selection and its "best red sauce in the city". The attentive and friendly staff add to the overall dining experience, making it a place many look forward to revisiting. One review perfectly encapsulates its charm stating, "Michael's is the go to restaurant for a wonderful Italian home style dining experience. Impeccable decor, truly first-class service and a warm friendly atmosphere. The cuisine is to die for." A dining locale with rave reviews for over 28 years, Michael's of Brooklyn stays true to its Italian heritage with its phenomenal Italian food.
A photo of Il Colosseo Restaurant And Pizzeria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Bensonhurst
Booked 2 times today
Il Colosseo Restaurant And Pizzeria is an authentic Italian gem, consistently recommended by patrons for its exceptional cuisine and service. It stands out as an ideal neighborhood retreat, offering an impressive range of well-prepared dishes along with live music adding to its vibrant atmosphere. Noted especially for the seafood appetizer ‘Misto Mare’ consisting of grilled octopus, shrimp, and baked clams, it captures the soul of Italian culinary traditions. Patrons particularly praise the restaurant's NY pizza, espresso, tiramisu, and frozen lemon cello cocktail. Although not aiming to be an upscale dining spot, it excels in delivering a genuine, high-quality Italian experience. The establishment's excellent staff and heartily cooked dishes resonate deeply with its frequent customers. Undoubtedly, it is a must-visit spot for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Gargiulo's Coney Island restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Coney Island
Booked 6 times today
Gargiulo's Coney Island is a renowned Italian restaurant that captivates both locals and visitors with its traditional and exceptional Italian cuisine. Per the glowing reviews, it's frequently praised for its "outstanding" food, "impeccable" service, and a delightful ambiance that isn't overly stuffy but exudes an "excellent ambiance". Patrons especially adored the Italian red sauce, describing it as so "soulful", they felt "like an Italian grandma was in the kitchen stirring the pot for hours". The restaurant also provides an extensive range of wines, imported from various regions of Italy, which elevates the dining experience. Gargiulo's Coney Island is indeed an archetype of true Italian fare.
A photo of Tea For Two restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Mill Basin
Tea for Two was inspired by nostalgia for Grandma Bella’s delicious meals, cooked with love, culinary expertise, and focus on finest quality ingredients, ethically sourced nutrition, served in a warm and welcoming ambiance.
A photo of Piccoli Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Park Slope
Booked 9 times today
Piccoli Trattoria provides a remarkable Italian culinary experience, as highlighted by numerous reviews. Located in Brooklyn, it entices patrons with its homemade pastas, flavorful sauces, and signature dishes, such as the praised black spaghetti and proper vongole (clams). One reviewer commends their "perfect, no-nonsense Italian food experience," while another asserts it's the "best Italian food since her last trip to Italy." Despite the occasional excessive citrus, the cuisine is praised for its consistency. The service is equally lauded, exemplified by Gabriel, a server frequently mentioned for his friendliness and professionalism. Piccoli Trattoria offers a satisfying blend of authentic Italian cuisine and welcoming staff.
A photo of Terre Pasta Natural Wine restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Park Slope
Booked 18 times today
Terre Pasta Natural Wine is a cherishable Italian restaurant located in Brooklyn, recognized for its authentic cuisine and exceptional service. The restaurant stands out with its tantalizing house-made pasta, sharp cheeses, and a vast selection of natural wines - all contributing to the vibrant Italian culinary experience. Patrons commend the knowledgeable staff for their excellent service and wine recommendations, who add to the charm of the restaurant with their delightful Italian accents. Reviewers continually appreciate the fine preparation, attention to detail, and the use of high-quality ingredients. Terre Pasta Natural Wine is highly recommended for providing a delightful 'rustic epicurean experience', making it a noteworthy Italian gem in Brooklyn.
A photo of Positano restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Bay Ridge
Booked 14 times today
Positano is widely loved for its exceptional Italian cuisine, hailed by many as among the top 3 Italian restaurants in the Tri-state area. Located conveniently in Brooklyn's Bay Ridge, it provides a premium Italian dining experience with its extensive menu. Customers rave about its stellar service and delicious dishes, like the unforgettable Italian egg rolls, the superbly cooked steaks, and the delectable Brazilian Sea Bass. Many also mention its creative and high-quality desserts, notably the Napoleon dessert. Their consistently fantastic food and service have led to it being viewed as a favorite and preferred location for special occasions, even serving as the setting for wedding dinners. The staff's efficiency, friendliness, and professionalism further elevate the overall dining experience at Positano.
A photo of Cavatappi restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Bensonhurst
Booked 1 time today
Cavatappi stands out for its excellent Italian cuisine, consistently earning rave reviews from delighted customers. Diners consistently praise the excellent meals accompanied by superb services, in a setting that captures the warmth and intimacy typical of a small neighborhood Italian place. Even in times of high demand, such as Valentine's Day, Cavatappi remains steadfast in delivering quality food and service, without rushing their guests. Customers also compliment the restaurant for its adaptability and commitment to improvement, as reflected in the owners' openness to constructive criticism. Whether a casual outing or special celebrations like birthdays, Cavatappi guarantees a memorable Italian dining experience, with many eager to return.
A photo of Mariella restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Park Slope
Booked 4 times today
Mariella restaurant in Park Slope has been acknowledged for its impeccable service, offering an intimate, cosy atmosphere, and its ability to cater to special dietary needs, such as gluten-free options. Customers consistently commend the culinary expertise, praising the authentic Italian cuisine that includes stand-out dishes like the lobster ravioli, the pappardelle bolognese, and the exquisite gnocchi. The innovative cooking, with dishes such as the black ink fettuccine with salmon, also garners high praise. Regulars at Mariella appreciate the inviting and friendly staff that contribute significantly to the overall experience. Their outdoor dining area, adorned with beautiful plants and flowers, delivers an enchanting dining experience.
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