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Raleigh italian Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Raleigh italian restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Raleigh just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Raleigh, you've come to the right place.

Our Raleigh restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Raleigh 2016 Guide

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La Piazza

 2 star(s)  (07/08/2013)
“Was a great place, now declining....prices went up, portions went down. I mean $6.00 for a meatball (kids meal w/1, adult portion has 2 & is 6.00 more)...worst part was owner (Anthony) not taking any care about the service or lack thereof, he's just interested in hanging with the local "Otis" vs. s... ”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (01/03/2012)
“This restaurant is well worth the drive. The atmosphere was relaxing and the servers were most accommodating. The amount of food was above the expected and the taste was amazing! I would recommend this dining experience to everyone!”

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

 5 star(s)  (03/26/2011)
“Excellence food and the service was great.”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (02/09/2011)
“Great food, friendly people. Being a Yankee myself, this is a great place to get truly honest authentic Italian food. The portions are huge and you will definitely not leave hungry. The owner is very friendly and personable even though he is a Jets fan! We will be back!”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (12/31/2010)
“Great service & the food was amazing.They even brought some bread dough for our 2 yr old grandaughter to play with . She loved it and it kept her occupied.Service is wonderful. We have been there to eat 5 times now and never have been disappointed.Go & give it a try . You will not be sorry.”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (12/26/2010)
“Best Italian in town.”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (12/26/2010)
“Best Italian in town.”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (08/22/2010)
“Great restaurant. Food is great with wonderful service. Could recommend it to anyone.”

La Piazza

 5 star(s)  (04/15/2010)
“place is so awesome its just like being home in brooklyn nice place good food friendly such good food same as ny if you no your food though and no not just spag and meatballs i make that we are talkin chicken sorrentino vodka sauces just lots of dinners veal best in the state dont care what any one ... ”

Nina's Ristorante

 5 star(s)  (04/07/2010)
“Authentic Italian cuisine & great service! The live entertainment in the lounge on Mondays & Tuesdays is very romantic and adds to the experience!”

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

 5 star(s)  (02/12/2010)
“I have gone to Wood Fire Grill a hand full of times and it is always a relaxing, enjoyable environment with friendly service and some to die for dining.”


 5 star(s)  (10/12/2009)
“Wonderful, authentic Italian food.”

Italian Kitchen Pizza & Grill

 5 star(s)  (05/21/2009)
“I been there a few times and it's always a great experience. The pizzas taste great. Their special sauce is different from other pizza places because it's store made and I always ask for extra sauce. The sandwiches esp. the Phillies are absolutely fantastic. My other favorites are bread sticks an... ”

Carino's Italian Eatery

 5 star(s)  (04/26/2009)
“A great locally owned restaraunt with some great deals! You can get a family portion on Mondays for what a normal dish costs every other day, and 1/2 price bottles of wine on Wednesdays..”

Amedeo's Italian Restaurant

 4 star(s)  (04/05/2009)
“the food is great.”

Amedeo's Italian Restaurant

 1 star(s)  (09/29/2008)
“This restaurant lacks everything! Good management, cooks, service, cleanliness, EVERYTHING! There were roaches on the floor and its not the 1st time I have heard of that. Someone needs to shut that place down! We were rudely treated and will not be visiting again.”

Casa Carbone Ristorante Italiano

 5 star(s)  (09/01/2008)
“Accidentally found this restaurant. Great sauce. What more can I say. The food was home made.”

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

 5 star(s)  (02/07/2008)
“Excellent place, food, atmosphere, and great bartenders. A little pricey but excellent”

The Gourmet Factory

 5 star(s)  (01/16/2008)
“First of all, they don't have a lighted sign in front so it can be kind of difficult to see them from the BUSY Western Boulevard. They are in the old Pizza Inn building. I have had takeout subs and have dined in. Everything I have had has been top notch. The sauces they use are "grownup" friendly... ”


 5 star(s)  (12/22/2007)
“Fantastic! And locally owned.”

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