1. Mannino’s, Virginia Beach
Oceanfront 3420 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA
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Mannino’s has delicious high end Italian food. They also have a great Happy Hour.
2. Graffiato, DC
707 6th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Graffiato has been covered before for its pizza and open atmosphere that emphasizes socializing with the staff, but they also have mouthwatering dishes like chicken thighs with pepperoni sauce, and braised rabbit with lobster mushroom.
3. Castiglia’s, Fredericksburg
324 William Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Castiglia’s has been a mainstay in the downtown Fredericksburg restaurant scene for years now. Offering up some of the best Italian food there is including, pizza, calzones, and some great seafood dishes. The best part is the Castiglia family comes directly from Naples, Italy so you know the food is legit.
4. Rigoletto Italian Bakery, Virginia Beach
2181 Upton Dr Suite 414, Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Rigoletto Italian Bakery has delightful sweets, warm paninis and rich ravioli.
5. Bella’s Restaurant, Charlottesville
707 W Main St Charlottesville, Virginia
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Bella’s is a lovely family style Italian restaurant with delicious food and a romantic atmosphere.
6. Mangia, Lynchburg
2496 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
Mangia is a great Italian place with a beautiful atmosphere and live music.
7. Mamma Maria’s, Blacksburg
2025 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153
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The luscious flavors of Italy right in Salem. From zesty salads to mouthwatering pasta to deluxe pizza pies – delight your taste buds with authentic recipes and only the freshest ingredients.
8. Fiola, DC
601 Pennsylvania Ave NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Fiola is an Italian seafood restaurant with some modern American influence. They have exotic dishes like “Potato Agnolotti Of Venetian Whipped Baccala” which is octopus, cod, and clam and a pappardelle dish with wild boar meat sauce and black trumpet mushroom.
9. Isabella’s Italian Trattoria, Lynchburg
4925 Boonsboro Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
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Isabella’s has great drinks and even better food. You have to try the roasted oysters.
10. Sal’s Italian Restaurant, Blacksburg
1440 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
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Sal’s Italian Restaurant is located in the beautiful First and Main shopping center. You will find great specials, like fresh seafood, baked clams, Mussels Luciano, and handmade raviolis. Their in-house chef can also accommodate even the pickiest eaters. They have something for everyone!
11. Leonore Restaurant, Roanoke
128 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24011
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At Leonore, they like to keep everything as fresh and homemade as possible from baking their own bread to making their salad dressings from scratch. With a friendly staff and a homemade meal, you wouldn’t want to take your family anywhere else!
12. Sal’s By Victor, Williamsburg
1242 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Sal’s by Victor is a family-run restaurant specializing in both southern and northern Italian cuisine. They’ve been serving Williamsburg and the surrounding area since 1974. The restaurant was originally founded by Salvatore (Sal) who named the restaurant after himself. In 1990 Victor acquired the business from Sal and decided to keep the name, while at the same time giving it the “by Victor” touch.
13. Fellini’s #9, Charlottesville
200 W Market St Charlottesville, Virginia
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Fellini’s prides itself on a fun and lively atmosphere, but the food doesn’t take a backseat. Try the ricotta cheesecake.
14. Vito’s Italian Kitchen, Harrisonburg
1039 Port Republic Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Vito’s Italian Kitchen has delicious pizzas with toppings like goat cheese, spinach and breaded eggplant.
15. L’Italia Restaurant And Bar, Harrisonburg
815 E Market St, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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L’Italia Restaurant And Bar has all the classics, plus some less common dishes like Mahi-Mahi Siciliana and Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo.
16. Deco Ristorante, Richmond
2901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23221
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Deco Ristorante is Southern Italian/Sicilian cuisine in an Art Deco inspired setting.Much like the design, the menu at Deco is a contemporary take on traditional cuisine, with a section of Sicilian “street food” such as meatballs with currants and pine nuts, fried rice balls and chickpea fritters.
17. Remini’s, Roanoke
4210 Brambleton Ave, Roanoke, VA 24018
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Great quality and great-tasting food combined with their laid back atmosphere is what you’ll love at Remini’s. They have a one of a kind atmosphere and a great demonstration of how your food is prepared. Their “show kitchen” will allow you to see your meal being prepared from start to finish by their culinary team.
18. Basilico Italian Market & Deli, Fredericksburg
2577 Cowan Boulevard, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Basilico is a very new and unique type of eatery. Tripling as a New York deli, dessert shop and Italian style grocery store they offer up some of the most authentic Italian food the Fredericksburg area has to offer. Go enjoy some of their delicious lobster bisque or pastrami sandwiches.
19. Vinny’s Italian Grill & Pizzeria, Richmond
3434 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23233
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Vinny’s Pizzeria is a family owned and operated business. Giacomo and Vittoria will greet you warmly as you arrive. They treat all their patrons with a family touch . You will always enjoy the family atmosphere and the feeling of home cooking at Vinny’s Come hungry and leave satisfied and smiling.
20. Tuscany Ristorante Italiano, Newport News
12638 Jefferson Ave Ste 1, Newport News, Virginia
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Tuscany Ristorante Italiano has delicious chicken, veal and fish entrees as well as great vegetarian options.
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