Alexandria's Best Italian Restaurants

Do you love Italian food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Italian cuisine in Alexandria. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Alexandria restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Landini Brothers, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Tempo. We also point out good neighborhoods for Italian restaurants in Alexandria - Airport - Dca, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

Pizzeria Paradiso

Paradiso is not your average pizza joint. Gourmet pizzas are freshly prepared with ingredients such as soy mozzarella and goat cheese. Not only do they perfect the art of making pizza, but they provide an ample supply of impeccable microbrew...  Read More

Faccia Luna Trattoria – Alexandria

Faccia Luna Trattoria makes eating pizza an upscale experience rather than just a quickie meal. Surroundings are sophisticated yet casual, and the menu includes homemade pastas, fresh salads, hearty sandwiches, and a variety of appetizers, along...  Read More


The idea of a "filling station" takes on new meaning at this bustling restaurant, a former gas station that now fuels its large clientele with a blended French and Italian cuisine. Large windows and lofty ceilings make for a pleasant,...  Read More


This traditional Italian outpost has been around for years, earning both a loyal following and a reputation for masterful, classic fare. Try the fresh catch with lemon and capers or perhaps tender veal parmesan, lobster risotto, or an excellent...  Read More


Tucked inside a pleasant yellow house, this dining room offers excellent views of the bustling street, and in winter, a fire usually blazes. Great service adds a gracious touch, and seafood specialties include cedar-planked salmon or fresh...  Read More

Il Porto Ristorante

For 25 years, this classy restaurant has been the place to go for Italian cuisine. Authentic through and through, it features Italian art, fine linens, fresh flowers, and a great menu. Dishes range from pasta to beef and seafood to vegetarian,...  Read More

Landini Brothers

Tourists flock to this low-key Old Town bar and restaurant for good reason – it offers excellent Italian dishes in a low-lit, comfortable atmosphere. Traditional favorites include linguini with clam sauce and terrific seafood and shrimp...  Read More

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