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20 top Italian restaurants in Pittsburgh

  • 20 top Italian restaurants in Pittsburgh
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    20 top Italian restaurants in Pittsburgh

    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 over 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.” In order to help find the best Italian restaurants in Pittsburgh, Stacker looked at the rankings and ratings provided by Foursquare, which considers user check-ins, ratings, tips, and menu items.

    Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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  • #20. Piada Italian Street Food
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    #20. Piada Italian Street Food

    Address: 3600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.2
    Price: $$

  • #19. Lidia's Italy
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    #19. Lidia's Italy

    Address: 1400 Smallman St., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 7.9
    Price: $$$

  • #18. Villa Reale
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    #18. Villa Reale

    Address: 628 Smithfield St. (Strawberry Way), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.0
    Price: $$

  • #17. DiAnoia's Eatery
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    #17. DiAnoia's Eatery

    Address: 2549 Penn Ave. (26th St.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.2
    Price: $$

  • #16. Pizzaiolo Primo
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    #16. Pizzaiolo Primo

    Address: 8 Market Sq., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.0
    Price: $$

  • #15. Legends of the North Shore
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    #15. Legends of the North Shore

    Address: 500 E. North Ave., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.2
    Price: $$

  • #14. The Enrico Biscotti Co.
    8/ Foursquare

    #14. The Enrico Biscotti Co.

    Address: 2022 Penn Ave. (at 21st St.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.6
    Price: $

  • #13. Senti Restaurant and Wine Bar
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    #13. Senti Restaurant and Wine Bar

    Address: 3473 Butler St. (35th), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.5
    Price: $$$

  • #12. Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room
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    #12. Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room

    Address: 139 7th St. (Penn Ave.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.5
    Price: $$

  • #11. Giovanni's Pizza and Pasta
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    #11. Giovanni's Pizza and Pasta

    Address: 123 6th St., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.5
    Price: $

  • #10. Girasole
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    #10. Girasole

    Address: 733 Copeland St., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.2
    Price: $$$

  • #9. Monte Cello's
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    #9. Monte Cello's

    Address: 2198 Babcock Blvd. (Thompson Run Rd.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.3
    Price: $$

  • #8. Rico's
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    #8. Rico's

    Address: 1 Rico Ln., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.5
    Price: $$$

  • #7. Arancini House
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    #7. Arancini House

    Address: 615 Washington Rd. (Academy Ave.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.8
    Price: $$

  • #6. Sienna Mercato
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    #6. Sienna Mercato

    Address: 942 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.6
    Price: $$

  • #5. Sienna Sulla Piazza
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    #5. Sienna Sulla Piazza

    Address: 22 Market Sq. (Market Sq.), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.6
    Price: $$$

  • #4. Emporio A Meatball Joint
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    #4. Emporio A Meatball Joint

    Address: 942 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.9
    Price: $$

  • #3. Alla Famiglia
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    #3. Alla Famiglia

    Address: 804 E. Warrington Ave. (Asteroid Way), Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.9
    Price: $$

  • #2. Il Pizzaiolo
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    #2. Il Pizzaiolo

    Address: 703 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh
    Rating: 9.1
    Price: $

  • #1. Piccolo Forno
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    #1. Piccolo Forno

    Address: 3801 Butler St, Pittsburgh
    Rating: 8.6
    Price: $$

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