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The 15 Best Pasta Restaurants Near Oakland Park

Updated: May 2, 2022

Pining for penne piled with ragu or smothered in arrabbiata sauce? These are our top Oakland Park picks for great pasta. 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 Oakland Park eateries for luscious lasagnas and perfect puttanesca.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

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

Louie Bossi's Ristorante Bar Pizzeria

Italian, $$, Fort LauderdaleItalian, $$Fort Lauderdale, Beverly Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Fort Lauderdale’s 12 Best Happy Hour Spots

    Eater, 2019

Anthony's Clam House & Grill

Italian, Fort LauderdaleItalianFort Lauderdale, Landings
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Gianni's Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, Pompano BeachItalian, $$Pompano Beach, Old Pompano
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • CultureTrip, 2016

    Top 10 Places To Eat In Pompano Beach, Florida

    CultureTrip, 2016

Cafe La Buca

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

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

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

Di Farina Pasta

Italian, Pompano BeachItalianPompano Beach, Old Pompano
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Tuscany Caffe

Italian, $$, Dania BeachItalian, $$Dania Beach
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

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 did these spots get chosen?

Choosing the right spot for Pasta can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16799 spots across Oakland Park, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 790 lists and articles from the likes of CultureTrip, Eater and Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. The restaurants you see have been featured in CultureTrip - Top 10 Places To Eat In Pompano Beach, Florida, Eater - Fort Lauderdale’s 12 Best Happy Hour Spots and Hoodline - Fort Lauderdale's 5 best spots to splurge on Italian food. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Oakland Park Pasta.

Recurring questions

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Bufarella Genuine Italian Gourmet, and Cucina Caruso Italian Market are the highest-rated spots for pasta delivery in Oakland Park.

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Cafe Italia Authentic Italian Restaurant Fort Lauderdale, and Angelo Elia Pizza Bar Tapas are the highest-rated pasta spots for a pick-up order in Oakland Park.

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

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

Di Valle's Cucina Italiana & Wine Bar, Bufarella Genuine Italian Gourmet, and Cucina Caruso Italian Market have outdoor seating and Pasta in Oakland Park.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Pair Chardonnay with mac and cheese

    When considering what goes best with mac and cheese, we recommend a glass of Chardonnay, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the rich flavors.


  • The ideal pairing for linguine with crab

    When ordering linguine with crab, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Frascati, a popular white wine.

  • Pair Strongbow with 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.

Fun facts about Pasta

  • Full of lasagne

    Can you guess the world record for eating the most lasagne? It’s no less than 13 ounces and was achieved in 2020 by Leah Shutkever in Redditch, The United Kingdom.

  • A killer pairing

    Surely you’ve tried sparkling water with your pasta? It’s a classic pairing.

  • Celebrating Pasta

    The United States celebrates their appreciation for Pasta in style with the annual Houston Pasta Festival. Expect all things Pasta at this popular event.

Parking tips

Parking in Oakland Park 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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