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The 12 Best Italian Restaurants Near Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

Anything better than pasta doused in parmesan? No! That's why you should visit Wilmington’s best Italian restaurants. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in Wilmington. Pick one of these Wilmington eateries and enjoy delectable tiramisu or sip on Italian Chianti - your choice!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Scalessa's

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Forty Acres
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities Restaurant

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Little Italy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Vincente's Restaurant

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Toscana to Go

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Trolley Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

La Fia

French, $$$, WilmingtonFrench, $$$Wilmington, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Ristorante Attilio

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Bayard Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Cafe Napoli Restaurant & Pizzeria

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Capers & Lemons Restaurant

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Mrs. Robino's Restaurant

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Little Italy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings

Pizza, $$, WilmingtonPizza, $$Wilmington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Cafe Mezzanotte

Italian, $$, WilmingtonItalian, $$Wilmington, Trinity Vicinity
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Di Paolo's Italian Ristorante

Italian, $$$, Penns GroveItalian, $$$Penns Grove
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Italian restaurants in Wilmington. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16402 spots across Wilmington, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 770 lists and articles from the likes of – applying our boam magic to sift through results. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

Vincente's Restaurant, La Fia, and Capers & Lemons Restaurant are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Italian cuisine in Wilmington.

Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities Restaurant, Vincente's Restaurant, and La Fia are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a date night in Wilmington.

Scalessa's, Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies, and Tony and Dominick's Pizza are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a quick lunch in Wilmington.

Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies, Cafe SiTALY, and Luigi Vitrone's Pastabilities Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Italian restaurants in Wilmington.

The highest-rated Italian restaurants for delivery in Wilmington are Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies, Tony and Dominick's Pizza, and Cafe SiTALY.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for your rabbit with sausage

    Experts often pair rabbit with sausage with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.

Fun facts

  • The origin of pasta

    5,000 .B.C. was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished pasta. We can thank China for that!

  • The ideal pairing

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Italy be sure to sample the local campari one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • A belly full of lasagne

    Can you guess the world record for eating the most lasagne? It’s 13 ounces and was achieved by Leah Shutkever in Redditch, The United Kingdom in 2020.

Parking info

Parking can be tough around Wilmington 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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