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The 9 Best Italian Restaurants Near St. Pete Beach

Updated: May 2, 2022

In need of a Neapolitan pizza or a bowl of gnocchi? Then these Italian spots in St. Pete Beach are for you. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of Italian spots in St. Pete Beach. The Italian spots below are our go-to’s for the best burrata and creamiest gelato in St. Pete Beach!

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Palm Court Italian Grill

Italian, $$$, St. Pete BeachItalian, $$$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

TuttoRosso Pizzeria

Italian, $$, St. Pete BeachItalian, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Skidders Restaurant

Greek, $$, St. Pete BeachGreek, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Verducci's Trattoria Pizzeria

Italian, $$, St. Pete BeachItalian, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Pia's Trattoria

Italian, $$, GulfportItalian, $$Gulfport
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Creative Loafing, 2018

    8 of our favorite Tampa Bay pasta spots

    Creative Loafing, 2018
  • Tampa Bay Times, 2019

    Best pasta in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Times, 2019

Italian Touch

Italian, $$, St. PetersburgItalian, $$St. Petersburg
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Noble Crust

Italian, $$, St. PetersburgItalian, $$St. Petersburg, Gateway
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Creative Loafing, 2020

    The 25 ‘most romantic’ restaurants in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp

    Creative Loafing, 2020

IL Ritorno

Italian, $$$, St. PetersburgItalian, $$$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Creative Loafing, 2018

    8 of our favorite Tampa Bay pasta spots

    Creative Loafing, 2018
  • Tampa Bay Times, 2019

    Best pasta in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Times, 2019

Beau & Mo's Italian Eating House

Italian, $$$, St. PetersburgItalian, $$$St. Petersburg, Historic Kenwood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Creative Loafing, 2018

    8 of our favorite Tampa Bay pasta spots

    Creative Loafing, 2018

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Italian restaurants in St. Pete Beach. We pored over ratings for 7417 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in St. Pete Beach and 260 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Creative Loafing and Tampa Bay Times had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Don’t bother looking for Creative Loafing - The 25 ‘most romantic’ restaurants in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp, Creative Loafing - 8 of our favorite Tampa Bay pasta spots and Tampa Bay Times - Best pasta in Tampa Baywe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Carino's Italian Ristorante is the highest-rated upscale Italian restaurant in St. Pete Beach.

Bella's Ristorante Pizzeria & Bar, Palm Court Italian Grill, and Vito & Michael's Pizzeria are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that are good for groups in St. Pete Beach.

Bella's Ristorante Pizzeria & Bar, Palm Court Italian Grill, and Vito & Michael's Pizzeria are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for take-out in St. Pete Beach.

There are 10 Italian restaurants in St. Pete Beach.

Bella's Ristorante Pizzeria & Bar, Palm Court Italian Grill, and Vito & Michael's Pizzeria are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in St. Pete Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take mushroom risotto to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Grigio with your tagliatelle pasta

    A white wine and some nice, tasty tagliatelle pasta - specifically a Pinot Grigio - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the creamy in your food, trust us!

Factoids

  • The best day for pasta

    To celebrate their passion for pasta, people in The United States decided to hold an annual National Pasta Day every October 17.

  • A classic dish

    If you love of pepperoni pizza runs deep, why not plan a visit to The United States, the home of the original pepperoni pizza? The locals are so proud of their pepperoni pizza that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • A match made in heaven: sparkling water & pasta

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

Parking info

Parking has always been a challenge in St. Pete Beach. 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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