Mouthwatering pizzas and pillowy pastas, these are what Italian cuisine dreams are made of. Sure, Dallas may be best known for barbecue and Tex-Mex, but that doesn’t mean the city is lacking in Italian food fare.
For those who want to embark on an Italian feasting adventure like no other, try to score a coveted table at Lucia, a charming and intimate trattoria that's on every Dallas best restaurant hit list.
Equally as terrific is Nonna, a beloved neighborhood haunt that’s famous for its handmade pasta, salumi platters and crispy pizza.
Speaking of pizza, you can’t go wrong with Olivella's or Dough–where Neapolitan style pizzas are baked in a wood-fire domed oven and topped with just about everything under the sun.
And don’t let its unassuming strip-mall location fool you, Osteria PaneVino is 100% legit. The place churns out homemade pasta, wood-fired pizzas and pretty much everything you’d expect from a top-notch classic Italian restaurant.
Still hungry? Keep reading: From rustic eateries to authentic Neapolitan pizzerias, there top spots turn out Italian dishes that are guaranteed to leave a tasty impression.