If you’re in the mood for some delicious Italian food, look no further than this list of the best places.

  1. Al Di La
    New York’s famous Little Italy is home to this cozy eatery that serves classics like Lasagna, homemade Fettuccine Alfredo, and Pesto Ricotta Ravioli.


  1. Carmine’s Italian Restaurant
    Situated on the Upper East Side, this Italian food hotspot has delighted customers since 1974 with dishes like Lobster Fra Diavlo and Polenta Napoleon.


  1. Café Fiorello
    This charming restaurant on the Upper West Side is a great place for classic Italian food like Lemon Chicken and Braised Short Ribs.


  1. Basil Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta
    This small, family-owned restaurant in Greenwich Village takes its pizza seriously and offers up classic pies and exciting specials to keep you coming back for more.


  1. Mamma Leone
    This classic Italian eatery in the heart of Little Italy serves up delicious dishes like Eggplant and Ricotta Ravioli and a killer Caesar Salad.


  1. Buon Ricordo
    Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, this enchanting restaurant has been wowing customers and critics alike with its delicious homemade pasta and flavorful sauces.


  1. Del Posto Restaurant
    Heavily influenced by the Northern Italian Garda Lake region, this exclusive Chelsea restaurant specializes in the best possible ingredients and expertly prepared dishes.


  1. Il Buco Alimentari
    This East Village restaurant offers some of the best pasta in New York City and even offers an authentic Italian dinner (dish of the day) every week, which changes to keep things interesting.


  1. Nicky’s Trattoria Italiana
    Located in Greenwich Village, this cozy Italian eatery serves up delicious homemade pasta dishes and delicious desserts like Tiramisu.


  1. Ristorante Grom
    Near Times Square and on the Lower East Side, this local institution serves authentic Italian food like Gnocchi and Pasta e Fagioli.


  1. Terrace 5
    Heir to a family tradition that stretches back for generations, this Upper East Side hot spot serves up some of the most delicious food in Manhattan. It’s even the go-to place for celebrity chefs like Mario Batali.


  1. Vapiano
    With locations in New York City, Chicago, Miami, and more, Vapiano is a unique Italian restaurant that offers fresh seasonal ingredients and delicious food in chic surroundings.