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The 6 Best Italian Restaurants Near Columbia

Updated: May 2, 2022

Anything better than pasta doused in parmesan? No! That's why you should visit Columbia’s best Italian restaurants. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in Columbia. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in Columbia!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Tino's Italian Bistro

Italian, $$, ColumbiaItalian, $$Columbia
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Bertucci's Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, ColumbiaItalian, $$Columbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Grotto Pizza

Pizza, $$, ColumbiaPizza, $$Columbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Coal Fire

Pizza, $$, Ellicott CityPizza, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5


Italian, $$, Ellicott CityItalian, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Italian, $$, Ellicott CityItalian, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best Italian restaurants can take awhile. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5655 Columbia restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 131 top lists and articles from the likes of . We cross-referenced with top lists, like . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

The highest-rated Italian restaurants for delivery in Columbia are Tino's Italian Bistro, Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli, and Roma's Pizzeria.

There are 11 Italian restaurants in Columbia.

Tino's Italian Bistro, Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli, and Trattoria E Pizzeria are vegetarian-friendly Italian restaurants in Columbia.

Tino's Italian Bistro, Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli, and Roma's Pizzeria are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in Columbia.

Tino's Italian Bistro, Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli, and Roma's Pizzeria are some of the highest-rated late-night Italian spots in Columbia.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for tagliatelle pasta

    When having tagliatelle pasta, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A must-visit festival in Houston

    If it’s May and you’re in The United States, then we have a surprise for you! They host the Houston Pasta Festival there! Head on down and enjoy the amazing food and wine stands.

  • Craving some cannoli?

    Marc Owens broke the world record by eating the most cannoli in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 34 cannolis.

  • The most expensive lasagna

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $100 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, lasagna?

Parking information

Finding parking in Columbia can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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