'Mangia!' Best Italian Restaurants in Palm Beach/West Palm Beach

South Florida may be known for beaches and hard bodies, but the locals and visitors always leave room in their diet for a delicious Italian meal. Thanks to the increased population of Italian descendants during the peak season every year, the Palm Beach/West Palm Beach area has quite a few Italian restaurants that are sure to impress. For a nice family meal after a shopping outing on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Pizza Al Fresco is the perfect place to rest your soles and enjoy a large brick oven pizza. The outdoor courtyard is picturesque and the wine list will help put you at ease. With an extensive menu, Pizza Al Fresco offers up lots of salads, sandwiches, and baked pasta meals, as well as breakfast for early birds.

For an authentic Italian experience in West Palm Beach, Zuccarelli’s Italian Restaurant and Bar is a family run restaurant where quality is a top priority. With a wine list boasting over 200 bottles and a menu full of customizable pasta dishes, pleasing everyone in a large group has never been easier. The outdoor courtyard is pet-friendly and beautifully decorated, making it an ideal spot for lunch or dinner. The following list has an additional eight Italian eateries that are not to be missed in the Palm Beach/West Palm Beach area. 



At Zuccarelli's Italian Restaurant and Bar, the authentic Italian atmosphere and food are sure to impress the spirit and the taste buds. The menu is full of customizable entrees - from the pizza to the pasta dishes - the toppings and sauces...  Read More



If you find yourself craving pizza on Palm Beach or need a place to relax after shopping on Worth Avenue, Pizza Al Fresco is the place to go. A sprawling courtyard with light-wrapped trees and an expansive menu with a twist on traditional...  Read More

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This elegant, second-floor venue is a welcome addition to the Worth Avenue scene. The two owners hail from Italy and bring to the menu culinary sensibilities from the northern and southern regions. Full-flavored but not overbearing, dishes place...  Read More



Potted green palms and wrought iron furnishing line this restaurant's cheery, yellow interior. The owner, Carlos, made this place quaint on purpose, so guests receive the hospitality and service they deserve. Chances are, Carlos himself will...  Read More



Vic and Angelo's Italian dining strives to bring the New York style food and the atmosphere of Italy to South Florida. One glance at the menu and the familiar recipes of grandma's come into focus. From the appetizers and salads to the entrees,...  Read More



Located in Lake Worth, Rustico Italiano has been providing flavorful Italian fare in an elegant and authentic setting since 2000. The owner is from the Isle of Capri, and opened Rustico Italiano 15 years ago to share the classic dishes from his...  Read More



An enviable setting by City Place's courtyard fountain makes Il Bellagio a focal point of the complex. Backed up to the Harriet Himmel Gilman Theater, the restaurant features a loggia that's perfect for outdoor dining and people-watching. Tables...  Read More



Tucked away beside a charming, flower-bedecked courtyard, Renato's engages diners with its genial atmosphere and gracious surroundings. Inside, pastel tones, a white grand piano, and pink roses on tables promise gentility, and the eminently...  Read More



Golden-hued and elegant, Bice is a formidable presence on the Palm Beach dining scene. Refinements like crisp linens and fresh flowers provide indication that a meal here will be nothing less than spectacular. Northern Italian cuisine is...  Read More



Subtlety and grace characterize this established restaurant, well known in the area for its attentive, unobtrusive service and impeccable cuisine. The Northern Italian menu focuses on al dente-perfect pastas, light as air and accompanied by...  Read More


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Kris is a South Florida resident, living close to the coast in West Palm Beach. The area lets him delve into his vices - beaching, bar-hopping and baseball. Besides writing about travel &...  More About Kristopher