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Best Italian Restaurants in Venetian Isles

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A photo of Domenica restaurant
4.5
Awesome(7228)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Business District
Booked 70 times today
Domenica, located in New Orleans, offers a unique and authentic Italian dining experience that sets it apart from other restaurants. The menu is a testament to classic Italian cuisine with a variety of dishes such as the flavorful Focaccia Farcita, the traditional Lasagna, and a range of homemade salumi. A favorite among customers is the house-cured meats and excellently paired Italian cheeses. Diners have praised the "delicious and imaginative dishes," "excellent service," and an "above-average wine selection." Its convenient location near The Roosevelt Hotel and its commitment to serving high-quality Italian food make Domenica a must-visit for anyone in town.
A photo of Sofia New Orleans restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1726)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Warehouse District
Booked 40 times today
Sofia New Orleans is hailed widely for its extraordinary take on Italian cuisine. This restaurant boasts a host of compelling reviews, with frequent mentions of its flavorful pistachio pesto pasta, unique mushroom pizza, and the house ricotta- described as supremely delicious. Customers are delighted by the service, applauding the friendly and knowledgeable staff including a memorable waitress named Julia. One tourist noted that the ambience was pleasant despite the noise. Sofia’s Italian experience even impressed an Italian exchange student named Sofia who found it rather authentic. As per many reviews, the best Italian restaurant in New Orleans offers not only mouthwatering meals, but also an unforgettable experience.
A photo of Josephine Estelle restaurant
4.1
Excellent(2490)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Central Business District
Booked 29 times today
Josephine Estelle stands out as a cornerstone of contemporary Italian cuisine. The restaurant has been continuously praised in numerous glowing reviews for its high-quality food, attentive service, and inviting ambiance. Customers raved about the perfect preparation of its steak and duck dishes, as well as the unique culinary experience offered by its gluten-free pasta and delectable brunch menu. The wonderful conversation with the bartenders, the expertise of the waiting staff and the romantic and intimate mood of the restaurant also added to the overall outstanding dining experience. "Anytime I'm back in NOLA, I will make sure to stop back", one review stated, reflecting the overall consensus of Josephine Estelle's clientele.
A photo of Irene's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3882)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • French Quarter
Booked 22 times today
Irene's in New Orleans has earned a sterling reputation for serving up some of the best Italian cuisine that city has to offer. Customers often express in their reviews that dining at Irene's was a delightful experience, lauding both the quality service and the exceptional Italian dishes. A New York native even went as far as to say it's the best Italian food they've savored since leaving New York. From the fresh seafood options like the praised fish almond one to the beloved bread pudding, Irene's evidently excels at delivering a diverse and delicious menu. The cozy and elegant atmosphere also contributes to the dining experience, making it the go-to place for a romantic dinner or a memorable meal with a loved one. With its strong commitment to impeccable service and deliciously authentic Italian cuisine, Irene's continues to impress both locals and tourists alike.
A photo of The Italian Barrel restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3333)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • French Quarter
Booked 11 times today
The Italian Barrel is a beloved hotspot in New Orleans for authentic Italian cuisine. With glowing reviews praising the consistency of its outstanding food and service, it's a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Patrons laud their delicious accompaniments such as the veal meatball and gnocchi as "the best." As stated by one customer, "We have NEVER had a bad meal." The chef is often described as accommodating, and the staff is believed to be efficient and delightful. In terms of atmosphere, many appreciation it for its quaint setting and knowledgeable wine service. This restaurant's repeated praise for its authenticity verifies that it successfully captures the essence of fine Italian dining.
A photo of Louisiana Pizza Kitchen- French Quarter restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(511)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • French Quarter
Booked 12 times today
Located in the vibrant French Quarter of New Orleans, the Louisiana Pizza Kitchen is renowned for its authentic and scrumptious Italian cuisine. Reviewers recommend their pizzas, calzones and lasagnas, praising their deliciousness and the high quality of in-house preparation. Their Italian menu is recognized as a rarity in New Orleans, making it a highly sought-after destination for diners craving Italian food. With an ambiance echoing the simplicity of Italy and an excellent wine list, clients highly recommend the restaurant for its amazing food and outstanding service. Their gluten-free options and friendly staff ensure a satisfying and inclusive dining experience.
A photo of Tommy's Cuisine restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2232)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Warehouse District
Booked 11 times today
Tommy's Cuisine in New Orleans is known for its authentic, high-quality Italian food that leaves customers raving. The establishment has continually been praised for its welcoming old school ambience, extensive wine list, and specialty cocktails. Stand-out dishes include the divine tiramisu, Louisiana-inspired Banana's Foster, and the Chicken Parmesan served over Angel hair pasta dubbed as "one of the best in the city." The restaurant is also celebrated for its exceptional service, with wait staff earning commendations for their attentiveness and courteous manner. Whether you're a local or a tourist touring the city, Tommy's Cuisine is a go-to for a serene, relaxed atmosphere and great Italian food.
A photo of Barrilleaux's Restaurant and Wine Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(164)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • The Marigny
Barrilleaux's Restaurant and Wine Bar is a must-visit for Italian cuisine lovers, nestled in the heart of New Orleans. The restaurant has become a favorite amongst locals and travelers alike, with numerous positive reviews emphasizing its authenticity and exceptional service. One reviewer raved about the "authentic Italian cuisine," and comments on the "red sauce being impeccable, and the Chicken parmesan as delectable", suggesting a meticulous adherence to traditional Italian recipes. The service is regularly lauded as "excellent," even during special events like their popular Drag Brunch. The atmosphere of the restaurant is also highlighted, with the unique family-run spot offering a "great ambiance."
A photo of Franks Restaurant restaurant
3.8
Excellent(23)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • French Quarter
Frank's Restaurant in New Orleans is celebrated for its authentic Creole and Southern-inspired delicacies. Customers rave about its top-rated Muffuletta, solidifying Frank's as the "go-to place" for this quintessential New Orleans dish. The restaurant's menu also extends beyond traditional Creole/Cajun favorites, with pastas, shanks, and other Italian specialties earning just as much praise. Commendations highlight not only the food's incredible quality and taste but also the welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere and personal, attentive service. The culinary experience at Frank's is deemed "excellent," with many vowing to revisit during their next New Orleans trip. The rave reviews affirm Frank's exceptional commitment to serving genuine Creole/Cajun cuisine.
A photo of Tana restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(235)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Metairie
Booked 51 times today
Tana is an upscale Italian restaurant drawing from local Chef Michael Gulotta's New Orleans Sicilian upbringing as well as his time training in the Liguria region of Italy.Experience cocktails in our comfy lounge with jewel toned plush booths and ambient lighting. Dine in the classically Italian styled main room with wood beams or The Villa, which is light and airy with lots of natural light, as if you're dining al fresca on the Sicilian coast.
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