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The 12 Best Italian Restaurants Near Oakland Park

Updated: June 7, 2022

Feel like a wood-fired pizza or fresh pasta? Best head over to one of these great Italian spots in Oakland Park. Don’t waste time agonizing, we analyzed millions of reviews to bring you the best Italian options in Oakland Park. No matter which of these Italian gems you choose, good pasta and great pinot grigio are on the cards.

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar

Italian, $$, Oakland ParkItalian, $$Oakland Park, South Corals
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Cucina Caruso Italian Market

Italian, $$, Oakland ParkItalian, $$Oakland Park, Central Business District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Cafe Italia Authentic Italian Restaurant Fort Lauderdale

Italian, $$, Oakland ParkItalian, $$Oakland Park, South Corals
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Angelo Elia Pizza Bar Tapas

Pizza, $$, Oakland ParkPizza, $$Oakland Park, Central Corals
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Scolapasta Bistro Pasta Shop

Italian, $$$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$$Fort Lauderdale, Galt Mile
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2018

    Fort Lauderdale's 5 best spots to splurge on Italian food

    Hoodline, 2018

Thasos

Italian, $$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Central Beach Alliance
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Best Italian Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    USA Today

Cafe La Buca

Italian, $$$, Pompano BeachItalian, $$$Pompano Beach, Lyons Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bistro Mezzaluna

Italian, $$$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$$Fort Lauderdale, Harbordale
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Italian Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

    USA Today

The Etna Rosso

Italian, $$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Galt Mile
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

La Perla Di Pompano

Italian, $$, Pompano BeachItalian, $$Pompano Beach, Harbor Village
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Pasta And...

Italian, $$$, MargateItalian, $$$Margate
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Heritage

Italian, $$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Flagler Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How was this list created?

Figuring out the best Italian restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16799 restaurants in Oakland Park, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 790 lists and articles from experts at USA Today and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in USA Today - Best Italian Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Hoodline - Fort Lauderdale's 5 best spots to splurge on Italian food. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar and Cucina Caruso Italian Market are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for dessert in Oakland Park.

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Cucina Caruso Italian Market, and Cafe Italia Authentic Italian Restaurant Fort Lauderdale are vegetarian-friendly Italian restaurants in Oakland Park.

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Bufarella Genuine Italian Gourmet, and Cucina Caruso Italian Market are some of the highest-rated late-night Italian spots in Oakland Park.

Angelo Elia Pizza Bar Tapas is the highest-rated upscale Italian restaurant in Oakland Park.

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Bufarella Genuine Italian Gourmet, and Cucina Caruso Italian Market are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a quick lunch in Oakland Park.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take tomato and arugula salad to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a tomato and arugula salad with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Did you know?

  • A typical drink from Italy

    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!

  • Who made the first pasta?

    We can thank 5,000 .B.C. in China for the much beloved pasta.

  • The fastest eater

    In 2020, Leah Shutkever became the world-record holder for the most lasagneeaten after eating 13 ounces in one sitting. This took place in Redditch, The United Kingdom.

Parking info

Oakland Parkis notorious for tricky parking. 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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