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The 9 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Pleasanton

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 Pleasanton. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Get ready to twirl your forks around the best carbonara and linguinis in Pleasanton available at these top eateries.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

De La Torre's Trattoria

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Brava Garden Eatery

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Pastas Trattoria

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Strizzi's Restaurant

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Locanda Amalfi

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Baci Bistro & Bar

Italian, $$$, PleasantonItalian, $$$Pleasanton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Chianti Reserve

Italian, $$, PleasantonItalian, $$Pleasanton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Americano

Italian, $$, LivermoreItalian, $$Livermore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Melo's Pizza & Pasta - Livermore

Italian, $$, LivermoreItalian, $$Livermore
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 26488 restaurants, and 2325 lists and articles from top sources like CultureTrip. The spots that made the cut have been featured in CultureTrip - Top 10 Restaurants In Pleasanton. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten restaurants offer the best Pasta in Pleasanton.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Go for Chardonnay with mac and cheese

    For an elevated experience, pair your mac and cheese with Chardonnay. This combination works particularly well because this white wine cuts through the rich flavors.


  • Pair Strongbow with macaroni,cheese and leeks

    having macaroni,cheese and leeks and not sure cider to drink with it? Go for Strongbow. Its dryflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect complement to three cheese mac and cheese


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


Factoids about Pasta

  • A delicious pairing

    Experts recommend pairing mac and cheese with Spanish granache, complementing the greasy and salty taste of the food with the ripe, fruity sweet flavors of the drink.

  • The first ever pasta

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

  • A taste for luxury

    Does $200 sound like a lot to you? Well that’s what the most expensive mac and cheese will cost you at Barton G.

Parking tips

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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