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The 15 Best Italian Restaurants In Scottsdale

Updated: September 7, 2022

In need of a Neapolitan pizza or a bowl of gnocchi? Then these Italian spots in Scottsdale are for you. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in Scottsdale. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in Scottsdale!

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Tommy V's Urban Kitchen & Bar

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Franco's Italian Caffe

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Marcellino Ristorante

Italian, $$$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Veneto Trattoria

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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EVO

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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La Locanda

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

LAMP Pizzeria

Pizza, $$, North ScottsdalePizza, $$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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The Italian Daughter

Italian, $$, North ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pubblico Italian Eatery

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

IL Bosco Pizza

Pizza, $$, North ScottsdalePizza, $$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Spiga Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$$, North ScottsdaleItalian, $$$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Casa Mia

Italian, $$$, North ScottsdaleItalian, $$$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Local Bistro

Italian, $$, North ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Pomo - Scottsdale

Italian, $$, South ScottsdaleItalian, $$Scottsdale, South Scottsdale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Crust Brothers Pizza

Pizza, $$, North ScottsdalePizza, $$Scottsdale, North Scottsdale
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right Italian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We pored over ratings for 11589 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Scottsdale and 692 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Vacation Idea and USA Today had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered Vacation Idea - 22 Best Italian Restaurants in Scottsdale, AZ and USA Today - Best Italian Restaurants in Scottsdale as we sourced this ultimate list. 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. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

There are 78 Italian restaurants in Scottsdale.

La Locanda, DeFalco's Italian Eatery, Grocery & Deli, and Marcellino Ristorante are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for dessert in Scottsdale.

Tommy V's Urban Kitchen & Bar, La Locanda, and Franco's Italian Caffe are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Italian cuisine in Scottsdale.

Tommy V's Urban Kitchen & Bar, La Locanda, and DeFalco's Italian Eatery, Grocery & Deli are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for take-out in Scottsdale.

Tommy V's Urban Kitchen & Bar, La Locanda, and DeFalco's Italian Eatery, Grocery & Deli are some of the highest-rated late-night Italian spots in Scottsdale.

Drink pairing tips

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Factoids

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Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. 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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