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Best Italian Restaurants in Rocky River


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A photo of Bar Italia Lakewood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lakewood
Booked 50 times today
Bar Italia Lakewood has emerged as a renowned destination for authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons commend the restaurant for its excellent food, with dishes such as the shrimp scampi, pepperoni pizza, and pork chop particularly highlighted for their taste and quality. The restaurant's Lemon Chicken Primavera and key lime pie are also mentioned as favorites. With an impressive menu variety and excellent service, numerous reviewers affirm they will return to sample more Italian delicacies. The atmosphere is praised as ideal for date nights or dinners with friends. One reviewer even commends it as the best Italian cuisine they've had, reinforcing its reputation for providing outstanding dining experiences.
A photo of Luca West ITALIAN CUISINE restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Westlake
Booked 53 times today
Luca West Italian Cuisine is a gem located in Cleveland, renowned for its stellar Italian cuisine. Patrons are consistent in praising the restaurant for its authentic flavors and exciting entry options. Many reviewers recommend the Sachetti and Melanzane for appetizers and vouch for the fact that you can never go wrong with any entree. The ambiance is described as "great", with a beautiful patio, a lively atmosphere, and a commendable wine list. The restaurant has also been praised for offering an excellent dining experience with fantastic food and professional service. Despite some minor issues with service speed, Luca West remains a favorite amongst its visitors for extraordinary Italian cuisine and fine dining. The restaurant is particularly recommended for celebrating special occasions with its unique touches designed to make your day unforgettable.
A photo of The Palazzo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Cleveland West
Booked 10 times today
Perched in the vibrant city of Cleveland, The Palazzo stands as a beacon of contemporary Italian cuisine. It rings with high praise from its patrons, with many applauding its exceptional dishes. The Palazzo's Ossobuco remains a fan favorite, described as "authentic and delicious" and not smothered in melted cheese - a true Italian touch. Further culinary delights include a 'rich and creamy' Sachetti appetizer and the perfectly cooked Veal Tortellini. A good selection of wines covering a broad price range caters to all. Many have echoed the sentiment that the food is the work of a chef whose passion is evident in every bite. The welcoming atmosphere, coupled with the excellent service, makes The Palazzo a well-loved destination for all lovers of Italian Food. This haven of authentic Italian cuisine is a must-visit when in Cleveland.
A photo of Luca Italian Cuisine (Soon to Be - Casa la Luna) restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 37 times today
Luca Italian Cuisine in Cleveland has been praised as the best Italian restaurant in town by numerous guests. Patrons have been enamored with their wide range of delectable dishes, as well as the outstanding service provided by their staff. Some favorites include the Cavatelli Al Forno, Sacchetti Al Tartufo Bianco, and the Vitellio Tortellini. They are also known for their fantastic martinis, mouth-watering tiramisu, and an exquisite wine selection. The restaurant's location on the Superior Viaduct adds a unique charm, providing a cool scene and beautiful views. With clients considering relocating to dine here more frequently, Luca Italian Cuisine guarantees an excellent, authentic Italian dining experience.
A photo of Il Venetian restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 25 times today
Il Venetian, located in downtown Cleveland, has been widely acclaimed as the best Italian restaurant in the city, if not northeastern Ohio. Patrons gush over the "impeccable" service and "world class" food. The variety in the menu, with dishes ranging from Gnocchi to Veal chop, and the chef's own Limoncello for a finishing touch, have delighted gastronomes and casual diners alike. The ambiance of the restaurant, "a bit fancy at first glance", is appreciated for its elegance and comfort. The incredible attention to detail and dedication of the staff, and the authenticity of the Italian cuisine at Il Venetian has left guests feeling like they are "eating downtown in a big city", thereby creating an unparalleled dining experience.
A photo of Acqua di Luca (Soon to Be - Acqua di Dea) restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 31 times today
Acqua di Luca is an exquisite restaurant in Cleveland known for its distinctive Contemporary Italian cuisine. While the restaurant does not emphasize traditional pasta and pizza dishes, it creatively focuses on meat, poultry, and fish dishes from Southern Italy. Several reviews commended the restaurant's ability to create a special ambience with its top-notch service, friendly staff, and comfortable, elegantly decorated dining room. The innovative cocktails, generous portions, and unique items like the branzino and Halibut further contribute to Acqua di Luca's appeal. Despite its relatively high pricing, many customers have vowed to revisit the restaurant, acknowledging that the quality and quantity of the dishes, as well as the overall dining experience, are worth every penny.
A photo of Antica Italian of Avon restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Avon / Avon Lake
Booked 18 times today
Antica Italian restaurant is widely acclaimed for serving up some of the best Italian cuisine around. The ambiance is consistently praised as friendly and enjoyable, and the service is described as excellent and attentive. Reviews often highlight the authenticity and quality of their Italian dishes, with menu items like the homemade pesto pasta, the veal Parmesan, and the gnocchi Bolognese singled out for special mention. Patrons also note the freshness of the ingredients. The generous portion sizes ensure that customers often leave with delicious leftovers, and the restaurant's consistency is repeatedly praised. With its excellent food and service, Antica Italian has clearly made a powerful impact on its customers.
A photo of Lago East Bank restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 26 times today
Lago East Bank is a restaurant that stands out among Cleveland's Italian dining scene. The praise in reviews is consistently high, with patrons emphasizing the exceptional service, authenticity, and high quality of the Italian cuisine offered. The lobster gnocchi and tortelloni are especially lauded as fantastic dishes, suggesting a mastery in pasta making. The freshness of the food is frequently noted, with mentions of homemade noodles and sauces that set a superior standard. According to one review, the restaurant offers a delightful atmosphere, live music, and safe valet parking, enhancing the overall dining experience. Moreover, Lago East Bank has an impressive cocktail and wine list, and its desserts are not to be missed, contributing to its reputation as one of the best Italian restaurants in Cleveland.
A photo of DANTE restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tremont
Booked 13 times today
Located in the vibrant Tremont district, DANTE is widely celebrated for its exceptional American cuisine. From the "Best Duck I've ever had" to the "wonderful" tasting menu and "amazing" chef specials, this restaurant consistently delights with its creativity and taste. The service is described as "impeccable," even in the midst of a pandemic, with the staff demonstrating diligence in safety protocols. The restaurant is not only about food but creates an immersive experience, bringing "a lovely mix of fine restaurant and modern Americana." As one reviewer from Chicago noted, "Dante is on a par with some of our great restaurants."
A photo of Leo's Italian Social - Crocker Park restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Westlake
Booked 20 times today
Leo's Italian Social at Crocker Park garners solid praise for its exceptional service and mouthwatering Italian cuisine. Reviewers commend the restaurant for its accommodating service, noting that the staff handles special requests with ease and maintains a consistent flow of service from appetizers to drinks and entrees. The menu items that stole the limelight include the Chicken Parmesan, Eggplant Parm, and lemon alfredo. The addition of gluten-free options is appreciated, catering to customers with dietary needs. Guests also found the ambiance inviting and the location convenient. Leo's Italian Social is celebrated for its consistency across locations, making it a reliable destination for authentic Italian culinary delights.
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