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Spring dishes at La Strega
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Where to Find The Best Italian Food in Las Vegas

Head to one of these great Italian restaurants in Las Vegas

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Pasta, osso bucco, risotto, and pizza — the Las Vegas Valley is home to many Italian restaurants, ranging from the pricier ones on the Strip such as Carbone and Matteo’s at the Venetian to the local family establishments, and even the hidden spots only true Vegas locals know about. Pizza lovers, pasta fans, and general Italian cuisine devotees can get their fill from these spots.

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Aromi Italian Restaurant

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Aromi Italian Restaurant from Valentino alum’s executive chef German Castellanos and his partner, pastry chef Alessandro Stoppa, offers a duck prosciutto salad in a sweet maui onion dressing and burrata tops a golden beet carpaccio to start. Spaghetti neri in lobster bisque, rabbit ragout pappardelle, and octopus and cioppino are just some of the dishes Castellanos recommends. Other favorites include bread and thyme-crusted New Zealand lamb chop or branzino in Prosseco sauce. The restaurant also features a risotto of the day. For lunch, the restaurant offers a three-course $18 option with a starter such as vanilla and pepper salad or polpo with grilled octopus (for $7 more); entree options such as chicken Parmigiana, a prosciutto sandwich, or branzino (for $7 more); and dessert options including vanilla wanna cotta, tiramisu, or a berry bowl.

A stack of lamb
Lamb at Aromi Italian Restaurant.
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Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse

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Italian breads, homemade pasta, and American steaks with Italian flavors are on display in Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse at the D Las Vegas. Try gnocchi Gorgonzola con punti, cioppino, or lobster ravioli.

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Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse
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Chicago Joe's Restaurant

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Chicago Joe’s has been a Las Vegas staple since 1975, when a 1933 Las Vegas home was converted into a restaurant. Once a favorite of the mob, this restaurant still serves up a home-cooked meals to neighborhood regulars and lawyers leaving the nearby courthouse. Find stuffed artichokes, baked clams, pasta with snails, and eggplant parmigiana. The house specialty chicken Angelo with pasta is sautéed with artichokes, butter, and mushrooms

Chicago Joe’s Restaurant with a brick facade.
Chicago Joe’s Restaurant
Chicago Joe’s Restaurant

Osteria Fiorella

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Philly import Osteria Fiorella, chef Marc Vetri’s Italian restaurant specializing in rustic Italian fare, resides at Red Rock Resort and features a wood-burning pizza oven and Josper charcoal oven. The restaurant, which is named for a former sausage company in Pennsylvania, offers rigatoni with Fiorella sausage ragu and Locatelli cheese, ricotta gnocchi with brown butter and crispy leeks, spaghetti with Bianco di Napoli tomatoes, and Sal’s famous meatballs with bruschetta and ricotta — an ode to Vetri’s father Sal. Other menu highlights include a veal chop Milanese and fried squid with agrodolce. 

A bone-in, breaded veal covered in tomato sauce, large pieces of mozzarella cheese, and torn basil. 
Veal Parmesan at Osteria Fiorella
Clint Jenkins

Chef Nicole Brisson, a James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef Southwest in 2020, teamed up with Jason Rocheleau, who worked at Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group and Mina Group, to open Brezza at Resorts World. The coastal Italian restaurant serves a menu of antipasti, fresh crudo, handmade pastas, and a Tuscan-style wood-fired grill, where sustainable seafood, dry-aged prime steaks, heritage breed poultry, and pork, as well as seasonal produce are all grilled over white oak and olive branches.

Nduja bay scallops
Nduja bay scallops at Brezza
Sabin Orr

Piero’s Italian Cuisine

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Piero’s Italian Cuisine features old school Northern Italian fare including osso bucco, a must order. The odds of spotting a celebrity are high here, especially in the A-Room.

Osso buco at Piero’s Italian Cuisine
Osso buco at Piero’s Italian Cuisine
Piero’s

Sinatra

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This restaurant is a tribute to Frank Sinatra himself, featuring many of Sinatra’s favorite dishes such as Frank's spaghetti and clams, made with manila clams, tomato garlic broth, and imported pasta.

Lobster risotto
Lobster risotto at Sinatra
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Allegro

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Allegro at Wynn Las Vegas dishes out chef Enzo Febbraro’s Italian-American favorites. Guests can find pizzas baked in a wood stove oven and risotto pescatora with shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels and clams as well as baked lasagna Napoletana with Sunday meat ragu sauce with meatballs and pork. Main courses are big enough to share, so go ahead and order a veal marsala, osso buco D’Agnello or chicken parmigiana. Bonus: The full dinner menu is available between 5:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. on weekdays and until 3 a.m. on weekends.

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Lasagna at Allegro
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La Strega

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Chef Gina Marinelli’s Eater Award-winning Italian restaurant in Summerlin, La Strega, brings an ever-changing menu of dishes from across the Boot. Marinelli draws on traditions she learned from her grandparents, who came from Lake Como and Sicily. Complete with a beautiful dining room and lounge, it’s the ideal spot to dine out in Summerlin.

Spring garlic pesto with purple potatos and snap peas over pasta in a light brown bowl
Spring garlic pesto with purple potatos and snap peas over pasta at La Strega
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Matteo’s Ristorante Italiano

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Order the mandilli di seta, a handkerchief egg pasta with Ligurian almond basil pesto, at Matteo’s Italian Ristorante at the Venetian and have no regrets. Architect Thomas Schlesser of Design Bureaux created the look for this 152-seat restaurant that features a palette of orange and forest green with reclaimed wood tables. Art Deco-style light fixtures, concrete walls, and gray banquettes are found throughout the space. Matteo’s offers a chance to explore different Italian fare such as focaccina calda al formaggio, a pizza-like dish, in three variations, as well as dishes such as casonzei, a pork sausage and veal ravioli with sage brown butter; agnolotti with braised beef short ribs; and a divine porchetta.

Three pasta dishes on white plates next to bread and crackers.
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Brera Osteria

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Matteo Ferdinandi and chef Angelo Auriana opened Brera Osteria on the Venetian’s replica of St. Mark’s Square. Order dishes such as a braised pork shank, cacio e pepe, and lamb chops. Ferdinandi recommends ordering steak tartare, a pizza to share, the risotto alla Milanese, and one of the Brian Flannery steaks.

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Brera Osteria
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The Mirage’s Costa features pasta dishes including a rigatoni alla Norma, a vegetarian dish with eggplant, garlic, and pomodoro; a fettucine dish made with a Neapolitan beef ragu; bucatini cacio e pepe with a base caciocavallo cheese from Southern Italy and cracked black pepper; linguine and clams; and lasagna al forno of ricotta, pomodoro, and Italian sausage made in house.

Grilled branzino on a white plate with blue spots
Grilled branzino at Costa
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RPM Italian Las Vegas

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This Italian restaurant from celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic and restaurant behemoth Lettuce Entertain You marks the sixth restaurant for the RPM brand. The modern Italian menu includes pasta like Maine lobster pansotti, Italian classics like spaghetti and meatballs and the signature buccatini pomodoro.

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Bone-in ribeye at RPM Italian
RPM Italian

Amalfi by Bobby Flay

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Amalfi is inspired by Bobby FLat’s trips to the Italian coast, which means the food skews lighter: whole, fresh fish, like snapper, bass and branzino often grace the menu, and ingredients like capers, Calabrian chiles, and Meyer lemons are often featured.

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Nora’s Italian Cuisine

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Nora’s Italian Cuisine opened in 1991 with a tiny seating capacity of only 12 people. Now the popular Italian spot seats three times that and continues to serve Italian classics such as a mozzarella Caprese, frutti di mare, and more.

A plate of chicken Parmesan
Nora’s Italian Cuisine
Nora’s Italian Cuisine

Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant sits on the second floor of The Cromwell, dishing out her Italian cuisine with Californian influences. Menu items include lemon spaghetti, chicken cacciatore, marsala herb chicken meatballs, rosemary focaccia and lemon flatbread, and vegetable Bolognese rigatoni.

A white bowl of pasta with a napkin and fork on the side.
Lemon spaghetti at Giada
Giada De Laurentiis

Lago by Julian Serrano

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At Lago at the Bellagio, diners can order Italian small plates such as the beloved 7 & 7, potato gnocchi and lobster knuckles with salsa di crostacei, and the Alle Olive Verdi, small focaccia made with roasted black olives, tomatoes, and pecorino, while viewing the famous Bellagio Fountains.

A white plate with tuna
A small plate of tuna from Lago
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Superfrico

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This destination inside the Cosmopolitan serves “Italian American psychedelic food.” The menu is a celebration of Italian cooks, featuring family recipes like Sicilian meatballs, broccoli in bagna caudal and an entire pound of mozzarella that is pulled table side.

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Ferraro’s Ristorante

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Ferraro’s is in its 36th year in Las Vegas, serving cuisine from Southern Italy such as the pappardelle Mimmo with wide pasta mixed with scallops, lobster, asparagus, butter, sage, and truffles.

A white plate of lamb chops
Lamb chops at Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
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Carbone Italian Restaurant

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Visit Aria Carbone’s Italian-American inspired cuisine, where diners come for the spicy rigatoni vodka pasta entrée and the complimentary rainbow cookies. This decadent restaurant with roots in New York City features captains serving dishes table side. Lobster fra diavolo, chicken scarpariello, veal Parmesan, and octopus pizzaiolo are just some of the treasured dishes here. Or just put yourself in your captain’s hands, that is, if money is no object.

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Meatballs and more dishes at Carbone Italian Restaurant
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Trattoria Del Lupo

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The menu at Wolfgang Puck’s Lupo changes daily and features a contemporary blend of tastes from the old country at Mandalay Bay. Try pizza from the exhibition kitchen, antipasto, and dessert stations as well as a glass-enclosed area where fresh pasta is made daily.

A seafood dishe with salmon, clams, mussels, and red sauce on a white plate.
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Anima by EDO

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Anima features dishes that are both Spanish and Italian, but some of the menu highlights are Italian. Look for imported prosciutto on the charcuterie list, burrata served with butternut squash, and a pappardelle cinghiale and Pienze cheese fondue.

The Bootlegger Bistro

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This Italian family owned and operated restaurant began in the early 1940s and continues to serve hearty classics such as ravioli and lasagna.

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Shrimp scampi at the Bootlegger Bistro
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Bottiglia Enoteca

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Tucked inside of Green Valley Ranch, Bottiglia delivers Tuscan-style food such as zucchini flowers and Italian meatballs.

A blue bowl with pasta and lobster
Bottiglia Enoteca
Bottiglia Enoteca

Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood

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Order shrimp scampi and the crowd favorite grilled shrimp on the stone at Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood with its sweeping views of the valley.

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Mussels at Ventano Italian
Ventano Italian

Locale Italian Kitchen

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Locale Italian Kitchen explores the traditions of Italian cuisines with a meat-centric menu. Red sauce Italian dishes mix with ingredients sourced from small American farms and others delivered straight from Italy. The menu features house-made charcuterie, fresh pasta made daily along with specials ranging from those made with local produce to large-format, dry-aged steak. Some highlights from the menu include grass-fed filet mignon, bone-in short ribs, and eggplant parmigiano.

Gourmet dining is still available for pickup and delivery from Locale Italian Kitchen.
Locale Italian Kitchen
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Aromi Italian Restaurant

Aromi Italian Restaurant from Valentino alum’s executive chef German Castellanos and his partner, pastry chef Alessandro Stoppa, offers a duck prosciutto salad in a sweet maui onion dressing and burrata tops a golden beet carpaccio to start. Spaghetti neri in lobster bisque, rabbit ragout pappardelle, and octopus and cioppino are just some of the dishes Castellanos recommends. Other favorites include bread and thyme-crusted New Zealand lamb chop or branzino in Prosseco sauce. The restaurant also features a risotto of the day. For lunch, the restaurant offers a three-course $18 option with a starter such as vanilla and pepper salad or polpo with grilled octopus (for $7 more); entree options such as chicken Parmigiana, a prosciutto sandwich, or branzino (for $7 more); and dessert options including vanilla wanna cotta, tiramisu, or a berry bowl.

A stack of lamb
Lamb at Aromi Italian Restaurant.
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Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse

Italian breads, homemade pasta, and American steaks with Italian flavors are on display in Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse at the D Las Vegas. Try gnocchi Gorgonzola con punti, cioppino, or lobster ravioli.

A pasta dish on a square plate
Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse
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Chicago Joe's Restaurant

Chicago Joe’s has been a Las Vegas staple since 1975, when a 1933 Las Vegas home was converted into a restaurant. Once a favorite of the mob, this restaurant still serves up a home-cooked meals to neighborhood regulars and lawyers leaving the nearby courthouse. Find stuffed artichokes, baked clams, pasta with snails, and eggplant parmigiana. The house specialty chicken Angelo with pasta is sautéed with artichokes, butter, and mushrooms

Chicago Joe’s Restaurant with a brick facade.
Chicago Joe’s Restaurant
Chicago Joe’s Restaurant

Osteria Fiorella

Philly import Osteria Fiorella, chef Marc Vetri’s Italian restaurant specializing in rustic Italian fare, resides at Red Rock Resort and features a wood-burning pizza oven and Josper charcoal oven. The restaurant, which is named for a former sausage company in Pennsylvania, offers rigatoni with Fiorella sausage ragu and Locatelli cheese, ricotta gnocchi with brown butter and crispy leeks, spaghetti with Bianco di Napoli tomatoes, and Sal’s famous meatballs with bruschetta and ricotta — an ode to Vetri’s father Sal. Other menu highlights include a veal chop Milanese and fried squid with agrodolce. 

A bone-in, breaded veal covered in tomato sauce, large pieces of mozzarella cheese, and torn basil. 
Veal Parmesan at Osteria Fiorella
Clint Jenkins

Brezza

Chef Nicole Brisson, a James Beard Foundation semifinalist for Best Chef Southwest in 2020, teamed up with Jason Rocheleau, who worked at Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group and Mina Group, to open Brezza at Resorts World. The coastal Italian restaurant serves a menu of antipasti, fresh crudo, handmade pastas, and a Tuscan-style wood-fired grill, where sustainable seafood, dry-aged prime steaks, heritage breed poultry, and pork, as well as seasonal produce are all grilled over white oak and olive branches.

Nduja bay scallops
Nduja bay scallops at Brezza
Sabin Orr

Piero’s Italian Cuisine

Piero’s Italian Cuisine features old school Northern Italian fare including osso bucco, a must order. The odds of spotting a celebrity are high here, especially in the A-Room.

Osso buco at Piero’s Italian Cuisine
Osso buco at Piero’s Italian Cuisine
Piero’s

Sinatra

This restaurant is a tribute to Frank Sinatra himself, featuring many of Sinatra’s favorite dishes such as Frank's spaghetti and clams, made with manila clams, tomato garlic broth, and imported pasta.

Lobster risotto
Lobster risotto at Sinatra
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Allegro

Allegro at Wynn Las Vegas dishes out chef Enzo Febbraro’s Italian-American favorites. Guests can find pizzas baked in a wood stove oven and risotto pescatora with shrimp, scallops, calamari, mussels and clams as well as baked lasagna Napoletana with Sunday meat ragu sauce with meatballs and pork. Main courses are big enough to share, so go ahead and order a veal marsala, osso buco D’Agnello or chicken parmigiana. Bonus: The full dinner menu is available between 5:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. on weekdays and until 3 a.m. on weekends.