Best Italian Restaurants in Durham, NC

Handpicked Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Durham, NC. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


345 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701

Since 2008

Roasted Tomato, Grilled Chicken, Roasted Peppers, Mozzarella, Salsa Verde, Oven Roasted Tomato, Chicken Salad, Sicilian Caponata, Roasted Beets, Homemade Soup, Chicken Salad, Shrimp Salad & Vegetarian

Serving panini, crostini & more featuring house-cured meats & local produce

Indy best of the Triangle Best Sandwich 2015, 2014, 2012-2010

Price: $2-$14



Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Sun Closed

I love their soups, and their side salad is always tasty with their good dressing. I feel like I've eaten fresh and healthy and lovingly prepared food when I go there.
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1821 Hillandale Rd, #3, Durham, NC 27705

Since 2004

Meatballs Spaghetti, Broccoli, Spaghetti Alle Erbette, Greek Pasta, Stuffed Ravioli, Garlic Cream Penne, Chicken Parmigiana, Grilled Baby Lamb Chops, Crab Cakes, Vegetable Platter, Atlantic Salmon, Scallops, Sandwiches, Wraps & Shrimp

Daily steak & specials available - Lunch special choose two: ½ cold sandwich, cup of soup small house or Caesar salad $7

Price: $3-$22


Lunch: Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Dinner: Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Sun Closed

Melo has really good food. We recently had lunch there. The gyros were fantastic. Friendly atmosphere and staff. Definitely recommend it.
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8030 Renaissance Pkwy, #890, Durham, NC 27713

Since 1991

Mozzarella Marinara, Stuffed Mushrooms, Steamed Mussels, Chicken, Roasted Pepper Flatbread, Italian Sausage Flatbread, Chicken Sausage Flatbread, Caesar Salad, Chopped Salad, Spaghetti, Baked Eggplant Parmesan, Fettuccine Alfredo, Braised Beef Pappardelle, Seafood, Pastas, Steak & Veal

Join their e-club: Get $10 off your next visit

Price: $3-$39.95


Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

We went for our anniversary and it was fantastic!!! Great food,great atmosphere and great waiter(Lindsey)..We tried bruscheta for the first time and loved it,hubby had spaghetti and meatballs and I had lasagna and we brought pasta home...we loved everything and will be back for my birthday in January and will be requesting Lindsey,he was wonderful!!!
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