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The 6 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Encinitas

Updated: May 2, 2022

Longing for a bowl of Spaghetti and Meatballs or a simple Aglio olio? These are our go-to pasta spots in Encinitas. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. So break out the parmesan and head to these Encinitas eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Buona Forchetta

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

Maurizio Trattoria Italiana

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Trattoria I Trulli

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rosati's Pizza

Pizza, $$, EncinitasPizza, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Crust Pizzeria

Italian, $$, Solana BeachItalian, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Parioli Italian Bistro

Italian, $$, Solana BeachItalian, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 624 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, 10162 Encinitas restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These spots have been featured in Eater - 42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options. 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. 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.

Recurring questions

Rosati's Pizza and Leucadia Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant are the highest-rated pasta spots for a pick-up order in Encinitas.

Maurizio Trattoria Italiana is the highest-rated pasta spot that is good for a date night in Encinitas.

Maurizio Trattoria Italiana is the highest-rated upscale spot for pasta in Encinitas.

Buona Forchetta, Maurizio Trattoria Italiana, and Firenze Trattoria are the highest-rated pasta spots to get a quick lunch in Encinitas.

Maurizio Trattoria Italiana, Alice's Italian Gourmet, and Rosati's Pizza are the highest-rated pasta spots that are good for groups in Encinitas.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Take three cheese mac and cheese to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a three cheese mac and cheese with a glass of Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pair Chardonnay with mac and cheese

    When considering how to best enjoy your mac and cheese, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it cuts through the rich flavors.


  • Pair Strongbow with macaroni,cheese and leeks

    The dry flavors in Strongbow makes it a great cider to pair with macaroni,cheese and leeks.

Interesting facts about Pasta

  • Celebrating a love for pasta

    If you have a soft spot for pasta, you’ll appreciate National Pasta Day, a The United States tradition every year on October17.

  • Think you love lasagne

    Some prefer to savor the moment when they eat, and others prefer to just chow down. Leah Shutkever of Redditch, The United Kingdom, falls into the category of the latter. She set the world record for the most lasagne eaten in 30 seconds: 13 ounces!

  • Since the 5,000 .B.C.

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

Parking tips

Parking in Encinitas can be a challenge. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Pasta spot.

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