Orlando has theme parks, incredible weather, a lively nightlife and some pretty amazing Italian restaurants. If you are looking for homemade pastas and traditional fare with a twist then this is the list for you! We picked our top 7 that we think will knock your socks off with their flavor melodies and creative takes on the classics.

We picked these 7 Italian restaurants in Orlando based on reviews, our own personal experiences, menus and atmosphere. You will want to come hungry!

Best Italian Restaurants in Orlando


Prato offers year round patio seating and Italian classics with seasonal ingredients. The food is fantastic and the service is warm and welcoming. This spot is everything you could want in authentic Italian cuisine. The interior is bright and rustic and the food is imaginative. Make sure to put this one on your bucket list for your next visit!

Christinis Ristorante Italiano

Christinis is a fine dining Italian restaurant with locally sourced and imported ingredients that create an upscale and unforgettable dining experience.  Besides the delicious food, the inside of this restaurant is an experience in itself, with the beautiful interior and carefully selected artwork.  

Rocco’s Italian Grille & Bar

This romantic Italian restaurant is centrally located in Winter Park. Experienced chefs whip up authentic Italian cuisine in a cozy dining room. They twist up the classics into sensational culinary creations. This fantastic spot also has a cocktail lounge and live music most nights.

Enzo’s on the Lake

This family owned restaurant is known to many of the locals as one of the best Italian restaurants in Orlando. It has a beautiful interior. As well as, a gorgeous and unique outside setup with an outdoor sculpture garden and lakeside gazebo. The location is stunning and the food is incredibly inventive.

The Meatball Stoppe

Love meatballs? This cool spot has invented so many different kinds. Your mind will be blown! Everything here is homemade and authentically prepared. Whether you are looking for a traditional meatball, mac and cheese, veggie or even crab they have it all rolled up and packed into some tasty morsels.

Vincenzo Cucina Italiana

Vincenzo’s offers an outstanding selection of classic Italian dishes with homemade pastas and ingredients imported directly from Italy. They offer something for everyone including steaks, seafood and perfect charcuterie boards with imported meats and cheeses. They also have an extensive wine list and kids menu. 

Stefano’s Trattoria

Stefano’s offers Italian homestyle comfort food. This restaurant is casual, warm and welcoming. You will feel like you are enjoying a home cooked meal in Grandma’s kitchen. Fresh ingredients, passion and passed down recipes make for a fantastic meal.


Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations, including Florida! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!

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