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Best Italian Restaurants in Rochester Hills


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A photo of D'Marcos Italian restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rochester
Booked 8 times today
D'Marcos Italian is renowned for its exquisite authentic Italian cuisine. Described as "one of the best Italian restaurants," customers rave about the "absolutely amazing" homemade dishes, with everything from meatballs and pasta to wood-fired pizzas and lasagna. The restaurant provides an inviting atmosphere with excellent service, as stated in multiple reviews. Despite the stiff competition, D'Marcos stands out as the best Italian place in Downtown Rochester with customers praising it as a perfect place for everything from casual to special dinner gatherings. Additionally, the restaurant has also received compliments for generous portions, great ambience, and excellent service, making it highly recommended by its clientele.
A photo of La Collina restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rochester
Booked 12 times today
La Collina is highly recommended for its authentic Italian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the quality and variety of the meals, with one patron commenting on the traditional preparation of the veal chop "milanese", a rarity in the American Midwest. Alongside popular dishes like Cacio e Pepe, finer details such as table-made Ceasar salads add to the exquisite dining experience. Compliments extend to the service, described as 'perfect', 'attentive', and 'professional', attributing a touch of Italian flair to the waitstaff. Customers consistently return, enticed by the warm atmosphere, excellent service, and mouthwatering dishes that stand out within the culinary scene.
A photo of Bravo Italian Kitchen - Rochester Hills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rochester Hills
Booked 17 times today
Bravo Italian Kitchen in Rochester Hills has been praised for its authentic Italian cuisine, being a favorite amongst customers for their consistent and high-quality dishes. The restaurant offers a wonderful array of Italian flavors, with particular menu highlights being their grilled salmon with vegetables, eggplant parmesan, and sinfully delicious house salad. Their veal parmesan is also highly recommended, described to be "done to perfection" and large enough for two meals. Satisfied customers mention that finding a real Italian place is not easy, but Bravo Italian Kitchen surpasses expectations. Adding to their great food are the outstanding service and value for the price, making every visit to Bravo an enjoyable dining experience.
A photo of Buddy's Pizza - Auburn Hills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Auburn Hills
Buddy's Pizza - Auburn Hills is highly regarded for delivering an excellent pizzeria experience. Patrons are consistently impressed by the high quality of food and efficient service, which render it a top choice for group meals or casual dining. Based on customers' feedback, Buddy's Pizza is especially recognized for its exceptional pizza and bread. For instance, one reviewer praised the "simple pizza" and said the "food was impeccable." Furthermore, Sara, a server at the restaurant, was appreciated for her wonderful and thoughtful care, enhancing the overall dining experience. Truly, Buddy's Pizza continues to uphold its reputation in the Auburn Hills community.
A photo of Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Shelby Township
Booked 69 times today
Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar maintains its reputation as an esteemed Italian eatery, distinguished for its impeccable service and authentic Italian cuisine. Patron reviews frequently highlight the high quality of both the food and service, with many stating it's the best Italian dining experience in Detroit, if not all of Michigan. Driven by its Italian roots, the restaurant offers an extensive menu, including refined wines and rich, delectable dishes which further proves its mastery of Italian cuisine. Patrons insist on the exceptional consistency of the food, with special commendation for the Eggplant Parmigiana and Chicken Piccata. Praising the restaurant’s ambience, customers also note the comfortable setting and well-kept premises, which enhance the overall dining experience. Despite its popularity leading to extended waiting times, the overwhelming consensus is that Da Francesco’s is an unmissable culinary journey worth the wait.
A photo of Bar Verona - Washington restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Washington
Booked 12 times today
Bar Verona in Washington stands as a testament to superior American cuisine, with a touch of Italian infusion. It consistently receives rave reviews from customers who sing praises of its exceptional service, delightful vibe and, of course, the excellent food. Patrons note that the restaurant provides an excellent atmosphere and that the staff, particularly servers like John, Haley, Jennifer, and Anthony, contribute to a fantastic dining experience. Aside from its outstanding service, Bar Verona is lauded for its delicious and perfectly presented meals, from steak tips and truffle fries to Mahi Mahi and short ribs. The unique blend of "real Italian good infused with new American flavors" gives it a distinctive edge, with one customer even comparing their meal to the high-class dining at Emeril Lagasse Delmonico Steakhouse in Las Vegas.
A photo of Verona Inspired Italian  restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Utica
Booked 8 times today
Verona Inspired Italian has quickly become a favorite for authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant is lauded for its elevated and chic ambiance, excellent service, and interesting menu choices. Customers often appreciate the combination of high-level cuisine with the warmth and satisfaction of homestyle Italian cooking. One reviewer mentioned how the impeccable service quite literally keeps them coming back. The Crispy Chicken Cristoforo and Giuseppe's pasta are particularly recommended, with many patrons describing the food as truly phenomenal. Offering excellent service even during peak times, such as Valentine's Day, the restaurant continues to surpass expectations. The cheesecake brûlée is also a winner. Despite being located in a mid-level hotel, the quality of meals and service is top-notch, making Verona a must-visit spot.
A photo of Dogwoods Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Auburn Hills
Booked 4 times today
Dogwoods Kitchen and Bar is a highly acclaimed dining spot renowned for its exceptional American cuisine. Based on customer reviews, the restaurant excels in providing excellent service coupled with fantastic food, making it a must-visit dining experience. Customers' repeated visits highlight its consistent quality and inviting atmosphere. This remarkable combination has made Dogwoods Kitchen and Bar a preferred choice for many, promising a memorable gastronomic journey every time one visits. To sum it up, this fine establishment is dedicated to serving top-notch American cuisine, making it a testament to culinary excellence.
A photo of Loccino Italian Grill & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Troy
Booked 5 times today
Loccino Italian Grill & Bar consistently impresses its diners with delicious Italian cuisine and exceptional service, as revealed in the multitude of positive reviews. The restaurant consistently delivers on flavor, ambiance, and customer satisfaction. Reviewers particularly highlight the quality and taste of traditional Italian dishes, with special mentions of the Loccino Filet and the seafood stuffed portobello. Regular patrons express their appreciation for the consistently excellent service, with many becoming regulars following their first visit. The staff's attentiveness and dedication to delivering a great experience make Loccino a favorite dining location for many. Whether it's for an anniversary celebration, a business meal, or a casual dining experience, Loccino Italian Grill & Bar is highly recommended for its good Italian food and great atmosphere.
A photo of Lelli's of Auburn Hills restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Auburn Hills
Booked 9 times today
Lelli's of Auburn Hills is consistently praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine and service. One customer review noted it as a "classy and classic evening" destination, lauding the restaurant's wide menu choices and excellent refreshments. Despite its high-end dining experience, the restaurant offers value with its impressively attentive service, and is even accessible via Groupon—making it a popular "go-to" choice for many. Customers particularly highlight a dry-aged tomahawk steak as one of the best, and the traditional style Filet is also highly recommended. Many guests find the atmosphere reminiscent of an old school Italian joint, adding to the charm and authenticity.
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