Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Raleigh, according to Tripadvisor

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July 11, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Raleigh, 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 Raleigh 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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#30. Oakwood Pizza Box

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 610 N Person St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1214
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#29. Piccola Italia

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
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#28. Carrabba's Italian Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (93 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: 4821 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616-4483
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#27. Cristo's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (45 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1302 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-5474
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#26. Milton's Pizza and Pasta - Wakefield

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (59 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 14520 Falls of the Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27614
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#25. Farina Neighborhood Italian

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (96 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8450 Honeycutt Rd Suite B100, Raleigh, NC 27615-2264
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#24. Pizza La Stella

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 219 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601
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#23. Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 309 N Dawson St, Raleigh, NC 27603-5950
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#22. Assaggio's Italian Bistro

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3501 W Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613-3011
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#21. Bruno Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (89 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 11211 Galleria Ave, Raleigh, NC 27614-8137
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#20. Nina's Italian Ristorante

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (94 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8801 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2722
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#19. Slice Of NY pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (2.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 8301 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617-7326
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#18. Tuscan Blu

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (146 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 327 W Davie St Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
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#17. Lilly's Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1813 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27608-2323
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#16. Dante's Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (97 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 13200-117 New Falls of Neuse, Raleigh, NC 27614
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#15. Cafe Tiramisu

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6008 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, NC 27609-3526
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#14. Dino's Capri Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6325 Falls of Neuse Rd Ste 17, Raleigh, NC 27615-6877
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#13. Amedeo's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (138 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: 3905 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27606-1987
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#12. Vivo Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (90 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: 7400 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-6170
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#11. Casa Carbone Ristorante

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6019 Glenwood Ave Ste A, Raleigh, NC 27612-2601
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#10. Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 420 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1741
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#9. Vic's Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (175 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: 331 Blake St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1801
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#8. Milton's Pizza and Pasta - Raleigh

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (170 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: 8853 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-2970
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#7. Bella Monica Italian Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (359 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: 3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
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#6. Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (181 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8511 Brier Creek Pkwy Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27617-7333
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#5. Brio Italian Grille

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 5000, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
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#4. Caffe Luna

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 136 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1440
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#3. Vivace

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (317 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4209 Lassiter Mill Rd Ste 115 Suite 115, Raleigh, NC 27609-5882
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#2. Gravy

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (438 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 135 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1431
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#1. Mellow Mushroom Raleigh

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (308 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 601 W Peace St, Raleigh, NC 27605
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