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The Best Italian Restaurants in Scottsdale

The Editors | March 12, 2021 | Food & Drink Feature Eat

Whether you are in search of an unforgettable plate of pasta or a fresh platter of seafood, enjoy one of these Italian restaurants in Scottsdale.

When you're done perusing this list, check out the best Italian restaurants in our other markets: Aspen, Boston, Hamptons, Hawaii, Miami, NYC, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington D.C.


Marcellino’s Ristorante

It’s a good night when osso buco makes it to the menu. Then again, any of Marcellino Verzino’s handmade-daily pastas are a treat, and wife Sima’s songs and hospitality are nourishing in their own right. 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480.990.9500,

Tomaso’s Italian Kitchen

Late beloved Chef Tomaso Maggiore infused his passion into his Italian dishes at the Tomaso’s restaurant in Phoenix that’s been a staple on the local final dining scene since 1977. Now, our favorite Italian dishes can be enjoyed in Scottsdale. Don’t miss small plates and featured wines every Wednesday for Wine’d Down Wednesdays from 5:30-8pm. 23655 N. Scottsdale Road, Ste. 120, Scottsdale, 480.404.6085,

Tommy V's Urban Kitchen and Bar

Known for its upbeat atmosphere, this Downtown Scottsdale favorite offers some of the best Italian cuisine and wine around—with a primo patio to boot. RSVP for its monthly wine dinner that features top-notch pours from vineyards all over the world. 7303 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, 480.427.2264,

Spiga Cucina Italiana

Led by Fernando and Paula Esteves, Spiga Cucina Italiana brings the best of both Italy and the Iberian Peninsula to Scottsdale. This local’s hotspot serves up fresh takes on classic regional Italian fare, all with a smoky, wood-fired twist. Pair a house-made Italian pasta or Sicilian-style seafood dish with a rare Iberia wine for a meal to remember. 7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, 480.513.9000,


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