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Best Italian Restaurants in Soulard / Benton Park


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A photo of Eleven Eleven Mississippi restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • St. Louis
Booked 39 times today
Eleven Eleven Mississippi, located in St. Louis, is highly praised for its exceptional take on traditional Italian cuisine. Interior design of the restaurant adds to experience with its charming ambiance. Their food is meticulously prepared as described by numerous reviews: grilled salmon, spinach salad with cranberries, pecans, orange segments, and goat cheese with shallot vinaigrette were declared "perfect" and "the best ever". Housemade focaccia, complemented with herb and parm olive oil, is noted as "amazing". The wine list is extensive, with a large Italian selection, impressing even the wine connoisseurs. Various reviews highlight the superb services provided by the friendly staff. Both first-time visitors and frequent customers highly recommend Eleven Eleven Mississippi for its consistently good experience.
A photo of Charlie Gitto's 'On the Hill' restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 51 times today
Renowned for offering an authentic culinary experience, Charlie Gitto's 'On the Hill' is celebrated as the epitome of Italian cuisine. The restaurant is praised for its old school Italian meals, with guests commending its "authentic taste," as reflected in the reviews. The toasted ravioli, arancini, Fettucine Alfredo, steak, and risotto have been singled out for their exceptional flavor. Reviewers also highlight the restaurant's exceptional service and the knowledgeable, attentive staff. The ambiance is described as classy, and the restaurant maintains this high standard consistently, proving that they've mastered the art of good dining over the years. Most reviewers look forward to returning, considering it the best Italian they've ever had, with phrases such as "a great reminder of what Italian food is supposed to taste like" being commonplace in reviews.
A photo of Lorenzo's Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 20 times today
Lorenzo's Trattoria, located in the heart of 'The Hill' in St. Louis, consistently delights with its delicious and authentic Italian cuisine. The delightful house salad and Italian sausage pizza are highly recommended as a 'perfect light meal' during hot weather. The quality and taste of their food have been compared to the cozy neighborhood and family setting you would find in Northern Italy, with one reviewer stating that eating at Lorenzo's was like visiting their Italian aunt who was a phenomenal cook. The staff are noted as being personable and attentive, ensuring their customers always leave satisfied. Many customers have sworn to return to Lorenzo's any time they visit St. Louis, praising it as one of the best in the city, if not 'the best Italian food on the hill BY FAR'.
A photo of Bar Italia Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central West End
Booked 8 times today
Bar Italia Ristorante, located in the Central West End of St. Louis, is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine. The charming outdoor patio is a consistent favorite amongst patrons who consider it to be the nicest in the city. The restaurant's ambiance offers the feeling of dining in a small town in Italy, enhancing the overall dining experience. The restaurant's remarkable service, combined with a delectable Italian menu, has been consistently praised by customers. The testimonies from countless satisfied diners, ranging from praising their exquisite food to their exceptional service and enchanting setting, solidify Bar Italia Ristorante's status as a top dining spot for those seeking an authentic Italian culinary experience.
A photo of Guido's Pizza and Tapas restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 31 times today
Guido's Pizza and Tapas comes highly recommended for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Patrons have praised the restaurant's exceptional food and service, stating it's "not your typical Italian in the states - it's the real deal." It's applauded for its wide range of offerings from incredible pizzas, pastas, to salads, with every dish seemingly outcompeting the last. A customer has even claimed it has "the best Italian food around" and has given it a 10-star rating. Guido's Pizza and Tapas is also recognized for its outstanding service and warm, welcoming ambiance, ensuring a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Dominic's on the Hill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Hill
Booked 12 times today
Dominic's on the Hill has long established itself as a bastion of fine Italian cuisine in St. Louis. Hailed as 'great' and 'traditional', it has garnered enthusiastic reviews. A customer remarked, "Dominic’s Italian cuisine is fine, mighty fine... For those not familiar with St Louis I’d give the Italian a day in court with the best of New York, Philadelphia and Chicago." The service is widely lauded as 'superb' and 'friendly', with Dominic making a personal effort to check on guests. Dining experiences are 'memorable' and 'authentic', with patrons relishing in the 'old fashioned Italian feel'. The personal touch seems to be the cherry on top, solidifying Dominic's on the Hill as a must-visit for Italian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Al's Restaurant restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Downtown St. Louis
Booked 2 times today
Al's Restaurant is a highly-revered Steakhouse located in St. Louis, steeped in rich history and boasting an impressive 94-year tenure, creating a unique, unmatchable ambiance. Highly acclaimed by its loyal patrons, Al's stands out for its exclusive, verbal menu presentation, expert showmanship, and stinting service that makes patrons feel cherished. Distinct dishes like 'Steak Romano' and 'Al's Pasta' have garnered a reputation for being extraordinary, with portions large enough to justify their price. While its traditionally upscale environment and high-end cuts of meat liken Al's to renowned steakhouses like Chophouse 801 and Ruth's Chris, what sets Al's apart is its refusal to bend to modern aesthetics and insistence on preserving its captivating, old-school charm. Their unique method of presenting the cuts of meat directly to the table and preparing some dishes right there add to the exceptional dining experience.
A photo of Casa Don Alfonso - The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Clayton
Booked 34 times today
Casa Don Alfonso at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Louis is widely celebrated for its authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Reviewers echo a unanimous appreciation for its committed authenticity to Italian flavors, with dishes cooked by Italian chefs. Known for its unique menu items like 'meatballs with raisins and pine nuts' and 'lobster gnocchi,' the restaurant is praised for its variety and quality. Reviewers also note the freshness of ingredients and the restaurant's tendency to go 'above and beyond' in service. The perfect setup for a 'highly enjoyable date night', according to one review, the restaurant's gorgeous interior enhances the overall experience. The establishment's high regard for detail and customer satisfaction marks it as a top-notch Mediterranean dining destination.
A photo of O+O Pizza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Webster Groves
Booked 34 times today
O+O Pizza is a revered Pizzeria nestled in the lively heart of St. Louis. This place has won the hearts of locals and tourists alike with its delectable menu featuring an array of pizzas, pastas, salads and much more. The restaurant is loved for its spectacular food coupled with perfection in service, as one reviewer gushed, "The food was spectacular and the service perfection!". Another fan raved about their pizza, "Pizza was excellent and wait staff equally excellent". Their creativity shines through the menu – the whipped goat cheese with watermelon jam, crispy rosemary, dates and amazing, oily, burnt-edged toast being one of the most adored dishes. Moreover, the cozy ambiance combined with delicious food and friendly service makes O+O Pizza feel like home to many. As one reviewer rightfully said, "O+O Pizza feels like home! Great for brunch or dinner." With its inclusive vibe, it caters to all - being kid-friendly while boasting moderately upscale food for adults. Undeniably a pizzeria marvel in St. Louis.
A photo of Acero restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Maplewood
Booked 32 times today
Acero, highly recommended by patrons, is renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The versatility in the menu is marked by fresh and outstanding dishes that cater to every palate. Many admire the four-course tasting menu, an amazing value proposition according to reviewers. Additionally, the restaurant's wine list, offering a wide array of Italian wines, is praised as "stellar" and "mind-boggling". The high-quality service and the cozy, intimate ambiance add to the allure of this dining experience. A patron summed up, "I think Acero is the best Italian Restaurant in the entire Region." With consistent positive remarks for its food, ambience, and service, Acero offers a truly authentic Italian dining experience.
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