If the upcoming fall season has got you craving some hearty Italian fare, you’ll definitely want to know where to go in Jersey City and NYC. We’ve put together this list of the 10 best Italian restaurants in the area, and would highly recommend trying them all!
125 Newark Avenue, Jersey City
You’ll absolutely love this charming Italian spot in Jersey City. Boasting a variety of traditional Italian dishes made with clean, fresh ingredients, this family owned restaurant will transport you right to Italy’s Lazio countryside.
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Oh Jersey City, how we’ve missed you! Happy to announce we will reopen for contactless pickup and delivery starting tomorrow! Online orders only via romannosejc.com and @ubereats. This week, Fri-Sun, 3-8pm! Thank you for all your support through this challenging time. Stay safe, and well-fed! ❤️🍝
527 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City
This classic Italian restaurant is serving up the freshest and most delicious pasta around! Their comprehensive menu is inspired by traditional dishes from regions ranging throughout all of Italy.
507 Palisade Ave (Bowers), Jersey City
If you’re looking for some genuine, rustic Italian dishes, this is your spot. A simple menu featuring a variety of mouthwatering items, there’s no question you’ll fall in love with Corto.
67 Terhune Ave
This charming Italian eatery is one of Jersey City’s best hidden gems! A classic spot that never disappoints.
135 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Come to Porta for a killer rooftop and some delicious late night eats. Packed with colorful doors and fun vibes, this is a great spot to enjoy craft cocktails and fabulous Italian dishes.
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Brunch is BACK! 🙌 We’re so excited to welcome you inside our doors and to have you seated at our tables, this weekend, that we’re going *BIG* with three days of Brunch! ❤️ . . Join us Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12pm – 4pm to enjoy all of your Brunch Faves outside in our Café Dining Area or inside at 25% capacity!! Book your reservations now at pizzaporta.com and remember SAFETY FIRST! 😷
105 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014
Sister restaurant of Via Carota, I. Sodi offers a calmer atmosphere with equally (if not more) delicious Tuscan cuisine. A classic neighborhood spot, you’ll love the honest dishes cooked up by owner Rita Sodi.
51 Grove St, New York, NY 10014
Via Carota offers rustic charm with a regularly changing menu. The popularity of this place speaks for itself, so expect to wait a while if you don’t make reservations in advance.
567 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Our pick for Italian fine dining in New York City. Chef Missy Robbins takes her dishes seriously, whipping up pastas and vegetable dishes that are to die for. This restaurant books out several months in advance so be sure to make a reservation!
457 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
You’ll love the neighborhood vibes at Frankie’s 457 Sputino’s outdoor patio. Come here for the classic Italian sandwiches, decadent pastas, and affordable wines.
248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
With a host of Venetian-inspired dishes, you’ll want to head to Brooklyn for some seriously good eats. From pastas to mussels to the ever-changing specials, you can’t go wrong with anything you order at Al Di La!