2024 Best Italian Restaurants in St. Louis Area

Authentic Italian Food in St. Louis

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Best Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in St. Louis, presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Acero
14/20
Authentic Italian (made from Missouri ingredients) in Maplewood. See More

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Al's Restaurant
14/20
A downtown steakhouse that's deeply rooted in tradition. See More

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Bar Italia Ristorante
12/20
Non-clichéd Italian in the always-happening Central West End. See More

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Cafe Napoli
14/20
Strong Italian menu, reliable seafood and plenty of athletes and politicians can be found at Café Napoli. See More

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Charlie Gitto's on the Hill
13/20
In the heart of an old Italian neighborhood, the Gitto family continues its food legacy into a third decade. See More

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Dominic's Restaurant
13/20
Veteran host Dominic Galati leads diners to some of the city's best veal --- and a highly underrated group of pastas. See More

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Gian-Tony's
13/20
This Hill standby with a strong Sicilian influence offers real home-style cooking. See More
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Paul Manno's
13/20
Family-run Paul Manno’s does Italian classics right. See More
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Trattoria Marcella
15/20
Italian “comfort food” influenced by current trends in Italy and transplanted in South City. See More
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