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A taste of Italy: The Best Italian Restaurants in Queens NY

If you’re looking for some of the Best Italian Restaurants in Queens NY, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Italian restaurants in the borough.

There’s something special about Italian food. The spices, the sauces, the pasta – it’s all so delicious

Here’s the deal:

Italian food is popular all over the world for a reason – it’s delicious! This cuisine has a rich history and is enjoyed by people of all ages. There are many classic Italian dishes that everyone loves, but there are also modern twists on old favorites.

Hands down, Queens is home to some of the best Italian restaurants in all of New York City.

So If you’re looking for a romantic evening out or an affordable family dinner be sure to check out one of these amazing restaurants!

Park Side

Park Side Restaurant is an old-fashioned, upscale Italian eatery boasting an elegant environment. Their menu is full of familiar tasty Italian dishes including Rich pasta like Bolognese and truffle and mushroom fettuccine and ravioli di ricotta. Some of the popular dishes are Veal, fish, lamb, and beef dishes. Their appetizers include classic clams, oreganata, garlicky frutti di mare, and their fabulous seasonal stuffed artichoke.

Their house wine makes everything taste better.

There’s valet parking. The Lemon Ice King is a block away.

Il Bambino

Il Bambino is the ideal place to go if you’re looking for some delicious food and friendly service. They have an indoor seating area as well as outdoor tables that are perfect no matter what kind of weather we experience outside! In addition, their menu offers salads or tapas-style items like crostini (toast), panini sandwiches.

There are also a variety of wine and beer choices available that go great with any meal. For dessert finish up your meal at this iconic spot by ordering one of chocolate truffle cake which will leave you feeling satisfied yet craving more.

Sac’s Place

Sac’s Place, the only pizzeria you can get a pizza cooked in a carbon furnace in Astoria, is Sac.
Coal stoves in New York City are not prevalent, so that’s an excellent thing.
From the oven, the pizza crust acquires a tiny bit of char – if you like it a little crispier, you can definitely as them for it.
Tomato sauce (they use San Marzano tomatoes) and cheese is the greatest way to get your pizza — baked in a coal oven; it’s a delicious, genuine NYC cuisine.

Its homemade marinar gnocchis are excellent – they are so light, pillowy and delicious.

Trattoria L’incontro

Trattoria L’incontro restaurant is well known for its delicious and well-executed Italian food, as well as its nightly specials.
Chef Rocco Sacramone’s regular menu features a variety of dishes, including appetizers, salads, meat and fish entrees, pasta and risotto dishes, and pizza.

Some standout menu items include the Napolitano pizza (with olives, capers, tomatoes, and anchovies), the buffalo mozzarella starter (with olive oil and balsamic vinegar), the grilled escarole and white beans (scarola alla brace), and the mezza luna ravioli (filled with mascarpone cheese pesto). For dessert, try the chocolate pizza or one of the rotating desserts on the specials menu.

Have you dined in any of the “Best Italian Restaurants in Queens NY” list? 

What is your favorite?  Let me know in the comments.