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Best Italian Restaurants in Santa Clara


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A photo of Terra - Eataly Silicon Valley restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Santa Clara
Booked 81 times today
Located in San Jose, Terra - Eataly Silicon Valley is a highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, often hailed as the best in the area. Born and raised Italian customers, laud its cuisine for encapsulating the essence of their grandmother's cooking, resonating authenticity and familiarity. The knowledgeable staff enhances the dining experience with their attentiveness and expert service, ensuring the provision of an immaculate Italian experience. Reviewers emphasize the restaurant's capacity to transport them back to Italy, with each dish being a "symphony of flavors" and the restaurant layout evoking the ambiance of upscale Italian dining. The consensus is unanimous; for exquisite Italian food coupled with superb service, Eataly is the go-to place.
A photo of La Pizza & La Pasta - Silicon Valley restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Santa Clara
Booked 90 times today
La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Silicon Valley is a highly-recommended eatery offering authentic Italian cuisine rooted in quality and freshness. Patrons, including Italians themselves, have consistently praised the restaurant for its stellar service, excellent presentation, and the genuine Italian flavor of its food. Highlighted dishes include the vegan pizza, salad, and the table-prepared Cacio e Pepe. Several patrons acclaim the restaurant for its exceptional service with servers enthusiastically sharing the history and customs of Italian cuisine, making every dining experience more educational and enjoyable. With unwavering positive reviews, this restaurant is a go-to location for a wonderful Italian meal.
A photo of Il Fornaio - Santa Clara restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Santa Clara
Booked 27 times today
Il Fornaio in Santa Clara comes highly recommended for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons have praised the quality of the food, underscoring dishes like the ravioli and Italian sausage. Other highlights in customer reviews include the superb wine selection, with a particular mention of the Chianti Classico red wine. Customers have also appreciated the attentive service, relaxing ambiance and presentation of food. Many have recommended it as a great choice for both special occasions and everyday dining. Moreover, customers rave about the delicious homemade pasta dishes and fresh ingredients used in their meals. Its excellent service, quality food, and comfortable environment gives Il Fornaio a definitive seal of approval from its customers.
A photo of Rollati Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • San Jose
Booked 30 times today
Rollati's menu is a love letter to Italian-American cuisine, embracing the iconic dishes of Italy’s many regions, as well as those that developed in Italian kitchens across America. Guests will find familiar favorites alongside market driven dishes inspired by seasonal ingredients from local farmers and seafood purveyors, or the occasional nod to a modern pantry. Fresh pasta, made in house, is at the heart of the menu, while features from the Grill, House Specialties, pizza, and seasonal produce round out the menu. Our robust beverage program features an extensive selection of Italian and Californian wines that have been carefully selected to pair with our Italian flavors alongside classic Italian cocktails, aperitifs and digestifs. The restaurant also provides an extensive provisions market, where guests can purchase dried pasta, house-made sauces, freshly prepared items, and classic Italian pantry staples to enjoy on the go or to cook at home.
A photo of Maggiano's - San Jose restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • San Jose
Booked 17 times today
Welcome to Maggiano's Little Italy in San Jose, located at Santana Row, San Jose’s newly opened European-style shopping, dining & entertainment destination. Our dining room is ideal for family-style dining with our Italian–American cuisine, reminiscent of a Sunday night visit to your grandmother’s house -- or as they say in Italy, nonna’s casa! These delicious dishes paired with great service, generous portions and a warm atmosphere keep our guests and their families coming back for more.Join us soon! We look forward to hosting your next business or family gathering.
A photo of Locanda Sorrento restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Campbell
Booked 12 times today
Locanda Sorrento has garnered rave reviews for its authentic Italian cuisine, and is highly recommended by customers for its excellent food and service. It has often been described as the best in Campbell and one of the top Italian restaurants in South Bay. Patrons especially appreciate the homemade pasta, with a mix of pesto and marinara sauce, the seafood dishes like fresh bass and calamari, and unique attractions such as the tableside Cacio de Pepe. The ambiance is often compared to a small bistro on the Amalfi Coast, with a focus on intimate hospitality and a vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant also stands out for its exceptional service, accommodating staff, and celebration of special occasions, making it a cherished spot for numerous patrons.
A photo of La Pizzeria - Cupertino restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Cupertino
Booked 5 times today
La Pizzeria in Cupertino is a culinary jewel, celebrated for its excellent Italian cuisine. According to multiple patrons, its dishes are "authentic," "delicious," and "honest," with the menu light on sauce and seasoning, true to the characteristic Italian style. The restaurant's pizza and pasta are especially noteworthy, with some calling their pizza the best in South Bay. Guests also rave about the attentive and knowledgeable service, making dining an enjoyable experience. Notably, the owner or manager personally checks on guests during their meals, reflecting an intrinsic Italian hospitality. While it isn't a full Italian restaurant, La Pizzeria's presentations are impressive and its specialties, like the lamb chops, are crowd favorites. With all these praises, it's no surprise that La Pizzeria is a favorite go-to place for many.
A photo of Tomatina - Santa Clara restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Santa Clara
Booked 3 times today
Tomatina - Santa Clara is a fantastic choice for authentic Italian cuisine. This restaurant consistently receives high praise from diners for its wide range of menu options; including a delicious veggie pizza, angel hair pasta with blue crab, and the standout Carne Combo personal pizza. Reviewers commend its excellent service, comfortable ambiance and the authenticity of flavors. Tomatina's commitment to good food quality is evident in their gluten-free and catering menus, offering dishes for varied dietary preferences. Although some dishes could be improved, as in any restaurant, the majority feedback is overwhelmingly positive. It's not just a restaurant, it's an experience - with one birthday celebration even featuring a sing-along and a roman candle in a tiramisu! As one customer aptly put it, "you must add this to your Italian food list".
A photo of A Bellagio restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Campbell
Booked 12 times today
A Bellagio is an esteemed Italian restaurant in the SF Bay Area, consistently praised for its incredible dishes. Regular customers and first-time visitors alike proclaim it as one of the best Italian restaurants they've experienced, commending it for its excellent service, pleasant ambiance, and delectable food. Reviewers have particularly lauded dishes like the salmon cooked to perfection, the flavor-filled penne with Italian sausage and sun-dried tomatoes, as well as the Osso Bucco in a rich tomato sauce. The restaurant's outdoor seating is appreciated, ideal for summer dining in pleasant weather. A Bellagio is a recommended destination for both personal and business occasions, recognized for both its quality cuisine and welcoming atmosphere.
A photo of Vito's Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • San Jose
Booked 1 time today
Vito's Trattoria, situated in the vibrant city of San Jose, is celebrated by many patrons as the best Italian restaurant in Santa Clara County and a highlight of Italian cuisine in Silicon Valley. Their menu boasts of a rich variety of dishes including classics like Fettuccine Alfredo, Pasta Marinara, and Lasagna, as well as distinctive offerings like Meat Spinach Ravioli and Rigatoni Raviatta. As one reviewer claims, "the fried tomatoes and risotto cakes that accompany some of the specials are really delicious.” Vito's Trattoria is renowned for its quality dining experience, combining "great food, great service, great ambiance" as per the reviews. Its consistently high-quality food and excellent service have made it a go-to restaurant for many. Every dish at Vito's, right from Pasta Fresca to Eggplant Parmigiana, speaks volumes about the authenticity of its Italian cuisine. It is a place that the patrons "recommend to family and friends, regularly."

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Santa Clara

Explore a world of authentic Italian cuisine right in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and Santa Clara. This page offers a curated selection of top-tier Italian eateries, each renowned for their unique interpretation of classic Italian dishes—from savory pastas to exquisite pizzas. These restaurants are celebrated for their commitment to quality, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to craft traditional and innovative Italian meals that cater to a variety of tastes and preferences. The dining scene in this vibrant area is a dynamic blend of culinary traditions and modern innovation, making it a prime destination for food enthusiasts looking to explore rich Italian flavors. Each restaurant provides a distinct dining experience, whether you're looking for a casual meal or a luxurious evening out. Patrons can expect excellent service, a warm atmosphere, and a memorable culinary journey that highlights the best of Italian cuisine. This summary aims to assist diners in discovering the perfect Italian restaurant that matches their ambiance desires and culinary needs, ensuring a delightful dining experience that resonates with both locals and visitors alike. Let your taste buds be your guide as you delve into the delectable world of Italian dining in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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