At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Naples's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Italian food in Naples, we head to La Taverna dell'Arte - a reader favorite - or we count on La Chiacchierata's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Italian cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant Airport - Nap area.

Don Salvatore

This restaurant stands apart from the pack thanks to its location on the sea. Located in a former boat shelter, there are a series of intimate dining rooms, all of which have attractive waterfront views. The fish entrées, priced according to...  Read More

Mimi alla Ferrovia

Thanks to its location near the courts, many lawyers and professionals frequent this traditional dining establishment. Fish is considered the specialty of the house. Mullet and lobster are also popular entrées. Or try the flavorful grilled...  Read More

Osteria della Mattonella

Mattonelles are tiles, and this restaurant is aptly named – its walls are lined with lovely Italian tiles. The restaurant is family-run and you will be treated like a member of the family. Relax at a rustic table in the casual dining room and...  Read More

La Taverna dell'Arte

In the summer, this restaurant is a must, thanks to its delectable meals served outside under an idyllic arbor. A worthy stop in the winter as well, with a cozy dining room and a traditional menu including pizzas, pastas, seafood, beef, and...  Read More

Al 53

This city-center favorite has an elegant interior, with vivid glass doors overlooking busy piazza Dante. The greenery-lined outdoor patio, complete with retractable roof, is popular in the summer, though you may be more appreciative of the...  Read More

Ciro a Santa Brigida

This laid-back yet elegant restaurant is a favorite among both locals and visitors, thanks to its friendly staff and artsy vibe. Though the minimal decor and spacious split-level layout are appealing, that's not why people seek this spot out....  Read More

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La Chiacchierata

This easygoing trattoria is a favorite among locals. You can enjoy the traditional atmosphere, the friendly service, and the Neopolitan specialties. Favorites include pizza, of course, as well as orecchiette (homemade pasta named for its...  Read More

Il Pozzo Arcigola   Slow Food

This restaurant is housed in an evocative 17th century structure surrounded by the gardens of an old monastery. You'll find Italian classics such as pastas, seafood and beef dishes, all well prepared and made from the freshest local ingredients....  Read More

Canterbury ristorante

Located in an upscale, fashionable district, the dining room is cozy and intimate – you may feel like you are in an Italian grandmother's dining room. The food is classic Neopolitan, including fresh seafood from the Mediterranean. Try house...  Read More

Ristorante La Fazenda

This restaurant is tucked away in a residential area on the west side of the city, where you will be treated to great views of the Bay of Naples on the pleasant outdoor patio. The menu offers all of the traditional Italian favorites, including...  Read More

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