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The 15 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Lakewood

Updated: July 27, 2022

Torchetti, pappardelle, rigatoni… With so many variations you could eat pasta every day at these Lakewood shops and not get bored. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best pasta for this list. Head to these Lakewood dining destinations for great handmade pasta, baked zitis, and delicious ravioli.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Bar Italia

Italian, LakewoodItalianLakewood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Pepper's Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, LakewoodItalian, $$Lakewood
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Mia Bella Restaurant

Italian, $$, ClevelandItalian, $$Cleveland, University District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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The Palazzo Restaurant

Italian, $$, ClevelandItalian, $$Cleveland, Cudell
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
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Luca Italian Cuisine

Italian, $$$, ClevelandItalian, $$$Cleveland, Ohio City - West Side
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Dante

American, $$$, ClevelandAmerican, $$$Cleveland, Tremont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Il Venetian

Italian, $$$, ClevelandItalian, $$$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Corleone’s Ristorante & Bar

Italian, $$$, ClevelandItalian, $$$Cleveland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 5.0

Aldo's Restaurant

Italian, $$, BrooklynItalian, $$Brooklyn
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Stella Mia Ristorante

Italian, $$, WestlakeItalian, $$Westlake
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Leo's Italian Social

Italian, $$, WestlakeItalian, $$Westlake
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Caffe Roma

Italian, $$, ClevelandItalian, $$Cleveland, Jefferson
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Trattoria on the Hill

Italian, $$, ClevelandItalian, $$Cleveland, University District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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Bucci's

Italian, $$, Rocky RiverItalian, $$Rocky River
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Etna Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian, $$, ClevelandItalian, $$Cleveland, University District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best Pasta in Lakewood. We analyzed 5547 Lakewood restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Lakewood restaurant reviews, and 209 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline had to say – and applied our boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Cleveland's Jefferson neighborhood, Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 top spots in Cleveland's Ohio City - West Side neighborhood and Hoodline - Spend big on New American fare at these top Cleveland eateries to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Questions & answers

Bar Italia, TOST - A Sandwich Cafe, and Molto Bene Italian Eatery are the highest-rated pasta spots for lunch in Lakewood.

Bar Italia, TOST - A Sandwich Cafe, and Molto Bene Italian Eatery have outdoor seating and Pasta in Lakewood.

Bar Italia, Molto Bene Italian Eatery, and Pepper's Italian Restaurant are the highest-rated pasta spots that are good for a date night in Lakewood.

Bar Italia and Rood Food and Pie are the highest-rated pasta spots that are good for groups in Lakewood.

Bar Italia, TOST - A Sandwich Cafe, and Molto Bene Italian Eatery are the highest-rated pasta spots to get a quick lunch in Lakewood.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Burgundy with your lobster mac and cheese

    Food with creamy flavors, like lobster mac and cheese, should be paired with a white wine like Burgundy if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

  • A great drink pairing for mac and cheese

    Knowing what to pair with mac and cheese can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, acidic, white wine balances the starchy mac and cheese.

  • Take linguine with crab to the next level

    Experts suggest pairing a linguine with crab with a glass of Frascati, a popular white wine.


Interesting facts about Pasta

  • A killer pairing

    mac and cheese is commonly paired with Spanish granache, matching the greasy and salty taste of mac and cheese with the ripe, fruity sweet taste of ripe, fruity sweet.

  • 13 ounces of delicious

    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.

  • A day for pasta-lovers

    Do you love pasta as much as the people in The United States? They dedicate October 17 to it and call it National Pasta Day.

Parking information

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