Relish the Risotto at Miami's Remarkable 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 Miami. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Miami restaurants.

We share the places that get great buzz, like Romeo's Cafe, whose reputation as a place where you can get a meal catered exactly to your specifications makes it a must-try restaurant. 

We also like to showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Quattro Gastronomia Italiana, whose been in the business nearly a decade, providing impeccable dishes and fine wines to locals and celebs alike.

We even point out good neighborhoods for Italian restaurants in Miami - South Beach, for instance, which is home to some of the best Italian fare in town thank to gourmet restaurants like Casa Tua. Downtown Miami's La Loggia and Cipriani also make the area high on our list of neighborhoods to check out.

Still, we also let you know about great Italian restaurants in less expected places, like Ana Capri, who have locations in Pinecrest, Coral Gables, and Miami Springs. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!



The Fontainebleau is known for being one of the best hotels in Miami, so it's not surprising that it is also home to one of the city's best Italian restaurants. Scarpetta (whose name is also slang for the small bit of bread one uses to sop up...  Read More

Quattro Gastronomia Italiana


You never know who you might run into at Quattro " beautiful folks like Jessica Alba and Paris Hilton have visited this stylish dining room. Artful creations, inspired by the cuisine of Northern Italy, include delicious numbers like house-made...  Read More

Cipriani Downtown Miami
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Cipriani Downtown Miami is high-fashion Italian dining in many ways, from the clientele wearing designer labels to the contemporary cuisine to the space, designed in blue and white by Florentine architect Michele Bonan. Located on the...  Read More

La Loggia


Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, this Italian gem is popular with those who do business at the main courthouse as well as those who have business there. La Loggia draws favor for its terrific, home-style pasta dishes and its oft-packed...  Read More

Bella Luna


Housed in Aventura mall, this Italian dining room provides a convenient break for shoppers, but is also worthy of an evening out. Dinner specials might include lobster Fradiavlo (mussels, clams, and shrimp) with pasta and marinara sauce, or...  Read More

Casa Tua


Located in an Italian-style villa, this restaurant's distinguishable only by an open gate and diners seated at elegant outdoor tables. You won't find any signage outside and you might think you're walking into some millionaire's home on South...  Read More

Caffe Abbracci


Be pampered at this fine Italian eatery, where the attentive staff treats each guest like family. The name of the restaurant is Italian for "hugs," and you'll feel the warmth and care that goes into each dish. High-profile locals and visiting...  Read More

Anacapri Italian Restaurant


Even as modern, fusion cuisine and other more exotic dining options gain popularity, there will always be a place for traditional Italian-American restaurants like Anacapri. The menu isn't anything fancy, but it's full of the kind of...  Read More



Named for renowned chef Dena Marino and her partner, Brandy Coletta, MC Kitchen improves the Design District one restaurant at a time. With a mod dining room, open showcase kitchen and communal bar that extends outside the restaurant into the...  Read More



Friendly confines and first-rate service are the trademarks of this unpretentious Italian eatery, located north of Miami Beach. Start off your meal with one of their irresistible appetizers: from steamed mussels to carpaccio, you can't choose...  Read More


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