Best Italian Restaurants in Raleigh

Expert recommended Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Raleigh, North Carolina. All of our italian restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


135 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 Directions

Gravy is one of the best Italian restaurants in Raleigh. They take care of preparing their signature sauce every day with selected tomatoes and locally grown herbs. Heart and soul poured into the preparation of classical Italian-American recipes paired with modern influences twist and focus on seasonal ingredients to define Gravy's creative approach to classic cuisine. Their waitress was very attentive, and they knew the menu very well and was able to provide many suggestions. All their dishes are fresh and tasty. The restaurant is the perfect place for a group gathering.

Spinach and Bacon, Spinach Gnudi, Beef Carpaccio, Four Cheese Cannelloni, Italian Beef Dip Sandwich, Kale Caesar, Chicken Bacon Mozzarella Sandwich, Local Greens, Bruschetta, Starters, Salads, Baked Cosatica, Calamari, Lasagna, Eggplant, Chicken Parmigiana, House Ground Grilled Burger, Parmesan Chicken Sandwich, Seafood Risotto & Meatball Sub

Price: Starts from $4.95

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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3121-103 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 Directions

Since 2000

Bella Monica is owned by chef Corbett Monica. They make their sauce with San Marzano tomatoes and use only the freshest ingredients available. Their gravy is so good that they eat it like soup! Neapolitan menu, thin-crust Flatbread pizzas, Pasta, NC Seafood, Local Beef, Chicken, Pork. Without a doubt, the best cannoli you will ever taste. Bella Monica's wine list features all Italian, hard-to-find choices perfectly matched for their Pasta and Flatbreads. Local art is on their walls, and they play a great upbeat music mix, and it makes you feel pleasant.

Roasted Garlic Bread, Beef Carpaccio, Garlic Soup, Mushrooms, Meat Lasagne, Calamari, Shrimp Napoli, Caesar Salad, Arugula Salad, Roasted Mushrooms, House Salad, Dolce, Chicken Balsamico, Tuna Peppers, Crab Flatbread, Bruschette, Stromboli, Mussels, Pork Tenderloin, Pesto, Contorni, Calzone, Neapolitan Pizza, Whole Wheat Penne & Chopped Salad

Discount: 50% Off on All Wine

Price: Starts from $6

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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun Closed

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331 Bake Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 Directions

Since 1998

Vic's Italian Restaurant is owned by Mario Longo. The restaurant has been serving the Triangle fresh Italian food for over 30 years. Vic's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria sets the standard for authentic Old-World Italian Cuisine & New York Style Pizza. They opened Vic's in 1998 and converted it from a simple Pizzeria to a family-friendly, casual dining restaurant that locals and tourists have begun to call their own. They are offering a wide array of choices and using fresh and local ingredients.

Cheese Pizza, The New Yorker Pizza, Side Salad, Contadina Salad Lunch, Insalata Pomodori Lunch, Italian Sub, Ham and Turkey Sub Lunch, Contadina Salad, Pasta e Fagioli Soup, Soup of the Day & Zuppa di Fagioli Lunch

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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun Closed

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