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Best Italian Restaurants in Stony Brook

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A photo of Ragazzi Italian Kitchen & Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2997)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Nesconset
Booked 18 times today
Ragazzi Italian Kitchen & Bar is highly regarded for its authentic Italian cuisine, providing an exceptional dining experience that consistently leaves customers captivated. A review recurring theme is its remarkable consistency, whether in the quality of the ingredients used, the impeccable service, or the delightful flavors that capture the essence of Italy. A testament to its excellence is the phrase "best Italian place around hands down", with others noting that they frequently visit, some traveling 35 miles. Customers also appreciate its considerate service for gluten-free diners. In all, Ragazzi's is seen as a trusted go-to for Italian food and a top-notch dining experience.
A photo of Pietro Cucina Italiana restaurant
4.5
Awesome(517)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • St. James
Booked 1 time today
Pietro Cucina Italiana consistently impresses its customers with its authentic Italian dishes, as the numerous reviews testify. Customers frequently praise the restaurant for its incredible, delicious food and exceptional service, with some comparing the experience to dining in Rome or Florence. The eggplant pistachio and pappardelle with short rib ragu stand out as particular favorites among patrons. Reviews also highlight the restaurant's homemade limoncello, a traditional Italian lemon liqueur that provides the perfect finishing touch to any meal. While some patrons wished for a wider variety, the overall consensus is that Pietro Cucina Italiana provides a truly exceptional Italian dining experience.
A photo of Pasta Pasta restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2065)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Port Jefferson
Booked 18 times today
Pasta Pasta is renowned for its exceptional Contemporary Italian cuisine. This beloved local establishment stands out for its consistently fresh and perfectly cooked dishes as evinced by numerous glowing reviews. Patrons frequently commend the restaurant's impressive quality maintained over the years, even through ownership changes and pandemic challenges. The menu, cherished for its delectable pasta dishes, never disappoints--with dishes such as the praised pappardelle bolognese lauded for their excellence. The excellent staff, exceptional service, and inviting atmosphere further enhance the overall dining experience, making it a favorite among many and solidifying its reputation as one of the best places for Italian food in the area.
A photo of Smithtown Pasta House restaurant
4.5
Awesome(303)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Smithtown
Booked 2 times today
Located in New York, Smithtown Pasta House is lauded widely for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Multiple reviews cherish the restaurant's "delicious", "amazing", and "excellent" food. It appears to offer a fusion of traditional Italian recipes with a unique spin which heightens their appeal. Patrons have mentioned "outstanding" dishes such as the baked clams, meatballs, shrimp parmigiana with vodka sauce, and their special bronzino. The moderate prices and good portions are also much appreciated. Complimenting the quality of dishes, reviewers consistently commend the excellent service provided by their staff members Gianna, Sue, and Lou. Given these praises, Smithtown Pasta House is definitely a go-to Italian restaurant for many.
A photo of Osteria Umbra restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1692)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Smithtown
Booked 8 times today
Located in Long Island, Osteria Umbra has repeatedly been hailed as the best Italian restaurant in the area. Renowned for its "true Italian cuisine", the establishment is noted for its exceptional dishes, ranging from the succulent lobster pasta to the delectable fiorentina steak. The meticulous cooking is complemented by an exclusively Italian wine list, curated by Chef Marco, a sommelier himself. The restaurant's warm and accommodating service, led by knowledgeable staff, enhances the overall dining experience. Osteria Umbra's dedication to culinary perfection, as seen through their ever-changing seasonal menu, truly makes it a beacon of authentic Italian gourmet fare.
A photo of Vicinato Kitchen & Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(169)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Hauppauge
Booked 7 times today
Gusto Osteria Wine Bar has been hailed as a fine representation of authentic Italian cuisine. The careful attention to detail in every dish has earned the restaurant glowing reviews, with customers praising the Italian charcuterie prepared fresh at the bar and calling it "delicious." They've additionally lauded the gnocchi, the calamari appetizer, and the grilled octopus, labeling it as "the best octopus we have ever had." The ambiance and warm, professional service have also been highly praised, contributing to the overall exceptional dining experience. Furthermore, a review states it as the "best Italian restaurant in any area, especially on Long Island." From special aperitifs to boutique wines, Gusto Osteria Wine Bar seemingly has something to satisfy every palate.
A photo of Mannino's Italian Kitchen & Lounge restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1251)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Commack
Booked 23 times today
Mannino's Italian Kitchen & Lounge is highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine. Reviews are laden with compliments for their exceptional food, ranging from Chicken Rollatini special to Rigatoni Bolognese as well as impressive appetizers and desserts. The restaurant's staff is commended for their professionalism, attentiveness, and courtesy. Dining at Mannino's is described as an enjoyable experience, providing a space that is both elegant and comfortable, suitable for both casual dining and special occasions. Mannino's ability to surpass expectations and maintain consistency in its culinary delivery makes it one of the best Italian restaurants in New York.
A photo of Ciro's Italian Restaurant - Kings Park restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(905)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Kings Park
Booked 6 times today
Ciro's Italian Restaurant in Kings Park has consistently garnered glowing reviews from its patrons, cementing its reputation as a local gem featuring excellent Italian cuisine. The dining experience is said to be satisfying and never rushed, with outstanding service from professional and friendly staff. The veal cutlet parm, as well as desserts such as cannoli and Italian cheesecake, are among the favorites. Specials, like the monkfish dish, have received high praise. Customers also appreciate the reasonable prices, the warm atmosphere, and the restaurant's willingness to accommodate special dietary requests. Ciro's continues to be a benchmark for other Italian restaurants in the area, constantly delivering quality food and excellent service, making it highly recommended for Italian food lovers.
A photo of La Villini Italian Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(345)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Northport
Booked 2 times today
Head Chef/Owner Frank Catania has been serving the community since 2005. If you want to discover authentic Italian dishes in New York, La Villini Family Style Italian Restaurant is the place to be! An old school Italian feel with a contemporary flair has made this a prime location for intimate date nights and large groups alike for many years.We cant wait to see you soon!
A photo of Cafe Red of Kings Park restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(470)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Kings Park
Booked 5 times today
Cafe Red of Kings Park is highly praised for its Contemporary American cuisine that never disappoints. Reviewers consistently highlight the restaurant's creative dishes, which range from appetizers like arancini and shrimp tempura, to main courses like seafood specialities, steak, and pasta. They note the excellent service, delicious food, and terrific drinks, with favourites including the salmon and the harvest salad. In fact, some even consider it the best salmon they've ever had. Guests appreciated the chef's craftsmanship and the attentive, warm, and friendly staff, recommending the shrimp curry, osso bucco, and bread pudding in particular. Cafe Red's successful fusion of traditional and modern elements has made it a treasured spot among locals and visitors alike.
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