Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Gainesville, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Gainesville, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Gainesville on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#16. Mancini's Tuscan Grill

- Rating: 3.0 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3501 SW 2nd Ave Ste A, Gainesville, FL 32607-2814
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#15. Formaggio's Bistro & Wine Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2441 NW 43rd St Suite 12, Gainesville, FL 32606-7469
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#14. I Love NY Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 2645 SW 91st St # A, Gainesville, FL 32608-2779
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#13. MidiCi The Neapolitan Pizza Company

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4949 Celebration Pointe Ave Unit 100, Gainesville, FL 32608-5078
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#12. Five Star Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 600 NW 75th St Ste D, Gainesville, FL 32607-1693
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#11. Carrabba's Italian Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (187 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3021 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608-1734
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#10. Olive Garden

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (185 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2711 Clark Butler Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2444
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#9. V Pizza & Sidecar - Gainesville

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (87 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 115 SE 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601-6820
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#8. Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5200 NW 43rd St Ste 302, Gainesville, FL 32606-4484
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#7. Leonardo's Pizza of Millhopper

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4131 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605-3505
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#6. Pomodoro Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (252 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 9200 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606-7331
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#5. Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (127 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1250 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5118
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#4. Amelia's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 235 S Main St Suite 107. Behind the Hippodrome, Gainesville, FL 32601-1818
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#3. Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (343 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5757 SW 75th St # 101, Gainesville, FL 32608-5504
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#2. Satchel's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,283 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1800 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609-8925
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#1. Blaze Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (296 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 3617 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2412
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