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10 Best Italian Restaurants in Louisiana!

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Great Italian food is nourishing to the soul and spirit, not to mention it's delectable. But where can you find the finest Italian food around? From Baton Rouge to Metairie, you're sure to love these 10 Italian restaurants in Louisiana.


Nino’s, Baton Rouge, LA

Freshness makes any fine cooking even better, and at Nino’s that’s a top priority. This treasured Baton Rouge Italian spot is known for its farm-to-table Italian cuisine and its house-made charcuterie.

Irene’s, New Orleans, LA

New Orleans is a culinary treasure trove, and that includes Italian cuisine. An undisputed favorite, though, is Irene’s. This lovely spot in the French Quarter has a phenomenal atmosphere that just makes its top-quality Italian cuisine even better.

Monjuni’s Italian Cafe, Baton Rouge, LA

Everything you’ll see on the menu at Monjuni’s Italian Cafe promises to be fantastic. The real standout, though, is the sauce that adorns so many of the Italian classics. Head to this restaurant to try it in its original form, but as an added treat, you can buy or order the sauces to use at home too.

DiCristina’s Italian and Seafood Restaurant, Covington, LA

Louisiana’s culinary claim to fame, of course, is its seafood. DiCristina’s Italian and Seafood Restaurant combines the Louisiana legends with Italian classics. You can find spaghetti and meatballs as well as fried catfish and po’boys at this local spot.

Roma Italian Bistro, Ruston, LA

If you’re in the Ruston area, Roma Italian Bistro is always a place you can trust for a fantastic meal. Indulge in the specialty pastas, fresh pizzas, hot Italian subs, and more.

The L’Italiano Restaurant, Bossier City, LA

The L’Italiano Restaurant is a charming local spot that truly embodies the warmth and the welcoming atmosphere of Tuscany. Head in for Bossier City’s favorites like The Claudio or Ravioli Michele.

Antoni’s Italian Cafe, Lafayette, LA

Antoni’s Italian Cafe is the place to go if you want to have a great time. Delight your taste buds with the bolognese lasagna or grilled veal scaloppini. Or, if you’re planning an event, check out the new private dining space The Jennings Room located at Antoni’s Italian Cafe.

Bellino’s Restaurant, Alexandria, LA

Celebrating a special event? Just want to treat yourself to a fantastic dinner? If you’re in the Alexandria area, you can’t go wrong with Bellino’s Restaurant. Give yourself the gift of one of the pasta specialties or the meatball trio, or grab the whole family to take advantage of the family meals.

Bonta del Forno, Denham Springs, LA

Bonta del Forno has all the makings of a phenomenal night out: great food, fabulous drinks, and a classy and swanky atmosphere. If you’re really looking for a splurge, check out the private wine room too.

Fausto’s Bistro, Metairie, LA

Fausto’s Bistro is a humble hometown spot that has its priorities straight: creating spectacular Italian cuisine. From the mozzarella caprese salad to the veal saltimbocca, every dish is sure to please.

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