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The 6 Best Pasta Restaurants Near San Marcos

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 San Marcos. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best pasta for this list. So break out the parmesan and head to these San Marcos eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Amalfi Cucina Italiana

Italian, San MarcosItalianSan Marcos
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Shane's Pizza and Pints

Pizza, $$, San MarcosPizza, $$San Marcos
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Uncle Tony's italian cuisine

Italian, $$, VistaItalian, $$Vista
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Dominics Italian Gourmet

Italian, $$, EscondidoItalian, $$Escondido
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Filippi's Pizza Grotto Escondido

Italian, $$, EscondidoItalian, $$Escondido
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Lamppost Pizza & Backstreet Brewery

Pizza, $$, VistaPizza, $$Vista
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Pasta in San Marcos. We analyzed 10162 San Marcos restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 San Marcos restaurant reviews, and 624 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . 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. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. The ten options above are the best of San Marcos Pasta.

Common questions

Sorrento's Pizza, Two Brothers from Italy, and Shane's Pizza and Pints are the highest-rated pasta spots for take-out in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Amalfi Cucina Italiana, and Two Brothers from Italy are the highest-rated pasta spots for lunch in San Marcos.

There are 6 pasta spots in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Amalfi Cucina Italiana, and Two Brothers from Italy are the highest-rated pasta spots to get a quick lunch in San Marcos.

Sorrento's Pizza, Two Brothers from Italy, and Shane's Pizza and Pints are the highest-rated spots for pasta delivery in San Marcos.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • The ultimate 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.

  • Strongbow and macaroni,cheese and leeks


    A macaroni,cheese and leeks can be tricky to find a cider pairing for. We would suggest trying Strongbow. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its dry.

  • A next-level match for bacon mac and cheese

    Experts suggest pairing a bacon mac and cheese with a glass of Merlot, a popular red wine.


Factoids about Pasta

  • The ideal pairing

    Did you know that sparkling water pairs perfectly with pasta? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • The first ever

    If you happen to think of Northern Europe, just know that the macaroni and cheese was invented there in 1769.

  • The fastest eater

    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 information

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