The 5 Best Italian Restaurants Near Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

Feel like a wood-fired pizza or fresh pasta? Best head over to one of these great Italian spots in Newark. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of Italian spots in Newark. No matter which of these Italian gems you choose, good pasta and great pinot grigio are on the cards.

Find the perfect Italian restaurant


Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

La Casa Pasta Restaurant

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Brio Italian Grille

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Cafe Pomodoro

Italian, $$, Pike CreekItalian, $$Pike Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Trattoria Di Napoli Ristourante & Pizzeria

Italian, $$, BearItalian, $$Bear
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Picking the right Italian restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 Newark restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 770 top lists and articles from the likes of . The restaurants you see have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

Philly Style Express is the highest-rated Italian restaurant for dessert in Newark.

Taverna, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are vegetarian-friendly Italian restaurants in Newark.

Taverna, Amalfi Pizza, and La Casa Pasta Restaurant are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that are good for groups in Newark.

Taverna, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in Newark.

Taverna, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for take-out in Newark.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for tagliatelle pasta

    Experts often pair tagliatelle pasta with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.


  • The history of pasta

    Oh, where does pasta come from you ask? Well from China of course! The dish first made an appearance in the 5,000 .B.C..

  • A 1990-record from South Africa

    On December 8, 1990, South Africa’s Italian fans celebrated a new world record by the circular pizza, weighing 26,883 pounds.

  • Think you can handle some cannoli?

    Marc Owens knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 34 cannolis in a limited time,setting a world record in the process!

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. 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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