Are you looking for the best Italian restaurants in Manhattan? Then you’ve come to the right place! Not only in Little Italy are there really good restaurants that bring Italy with everything we love so much, on the table. Where you can get really delicious antipasti, pasta, pizza, and co., you can find out here in my list of the best Italian restaurants in Manhattan!
And so you can quickly see which Italian restaurant is near you, you can find all the restaurants on a map.
By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!
The 23 Best Italian Restaurants in Manhattan
Gelso & GrandItalian Restaurant in Little ItalyOur Highlight
The Gelso & Grand is a successful mix of a restaurant (with excellent pizza), a bar and a small outdoor area. It is not only super stylishly furnished, but also has typically Italian good espresso. The audience is colourful: from families with children to couples and business espresso guests.
La MelaItalian Restaurant in Little ItalyOur Highlight
A good address if you want to go out for dinner in a relatively relaxed atmosphere. The food comes from the hands of a real Italian family. The mussels are highly recommended.
La Pecora BiancaItalian Restaurant in Flatiron DistrictOur Highlight
La Pecora Bianca, which translates to “The White Sheep” in Italian is a restaurant that focuses on farm-to-table dishes. Their ingredients are locally sourced letting them “shine”.
Lombardi's PizzaItalian Restaurant in NolitaOur Highlight
Lombardi’s is a pizza restaurant in Nolita and prides itself in being the first pizzeria in the United States. Here you can eat really well and enjoy a welcoming Italian atmosphere. Also make sure to try the Meatballs!
The Best Italian Restaurants in Manhattan on the map
A map with all italian restaurants in Manhattan can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each restaurant on the map to find out everything you need to know.