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The 9 Best Pasta Restaurants In St. Louis

Updated: November 19, 2021

Torchetti, pappardelle, rigatoni… With so many variations you could eat pasta every day at these St. Louis shops and not get bored. We found the best pasta restaurants by analyzing top restaurant review sites, expert rankings, and food blogs. Head to these St. Louis dining destinations for great handmade pasta, baked zitis, and delicious ravioli.

Find the perfect Pasta spot

Anthonino's Taverna

Italian, $$, The HillItalian, $$St. Louis, The Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Italian spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Roberto's Trattoria & Chophouse

Italian, $$$, St. LouisItalian, $$$St. Louis
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Liliana's Italian Kitchen

Italian, $$, St. LouisItalian, $$St. Louis
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Cunetto House of Pasta

Italian, $$, Southwest GardenItalian, $$St. Louis, Southwest Garden
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    10 Best Italian

    USA Today

Gian-Tony's On The Hill

Italian, $$, The HillItalian, $$St. Louis, The Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Italian Restaurants in St. Louis Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Bono's Pizzeria

Pizza, $$, South HamptonPizza, $$St. Louis, South Hampton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Italian spots in St. Louis

    Hoodline, 2020

Joe Fassi Sandwich Factory

Italian, $, The HillItalian, $St. Louis, The Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Onesto Pizza & Trattoria

Pizza, $$, Princeton HeightsPizza, $$St. Louis, Princeton Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Favazza's

Italian, $$, The HillItalian, $$St. Louis, The Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Pasta craving shouldn't be so tough. We analyzed 5441 St. Louis restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 St. Louis restaurant reviews, and 153 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and USA Today had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - The 4 best Italian spots in St. Louis, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Italian Restaurants in St. Louis Area and USA Today - 10 Best Italian. 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 money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in St. Louis Pasta.

Drink pairing tips for Pasta

  • Chardonnay and mac and cheese


    When considering how to best enjoy your mac and cheese, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it 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 match for your bacon mac and cheese

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

Factoids about Pasta

  • The first ever macaroni and cheese

    Some tasty history for you, macaroni and cheese dates back to the year 1769 when it was made in Northern Europe.

  • Ready for some lasagne?

    Are you a fan of lasagne? The current record for eating the most lasagne is 13 ounces! Do you love lasagne enough to beat this record?

  • Worth every penny?

    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 info

Getting a good parking spot in St. Louis can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. 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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