Italian food is a staple of the American diet. It's also a classic choice for dining out, and Utah has no shortage of Italian restaurants to choose from. From the unique decor at Italian Graffiti in Salt Lake City to the flaming cheese wheel at Sicilia Mia Holladay, here are 10 of the best Italian restaurants in Utah.
At Sicilia Mia, expect an intimate and lively Italian dining experience. Guests love their hearty fare and rave that they've never seen anything like it. As one patron said, "Pasta cooked tableside in a flaming cheese wheel while a man sings in Italian!"
Siragusa's Taste of Italy serves homestyle Italian classics like pasta, pizza, and gluten-free dishes in an unassuming yet elegant space. Stop in when they partner with a local theater to provide dinner and a show.
If you want to enjoy delicious Italian cuisine in a comfortable setting, Toscana's is the place for you. The self-proclaimed “South Valley with the finest dining experience," Toscana's offers excellent service and a great atmosphere, too.
Màstra Italian Bakery Bistro, owned by a professional Italian baker, dishes up delicious portions of pasta, sides, salads, and desserts with homemade ingredients. Reviews say you'll get Utah's best Caprese burrata e rucola here.
Fratelli Ristorante has dominated the Utah Italian food scene. The restaurant has won awards and charmed patrons with its contemporary bistro and on-site deli serving traditional Italian dishes from family recipes.
Looking for a restaurant with the energy of a big city? Bona Vita Italian Bistro will deliver, but sign up for their waitlist. This acclaimed eatery with a casual vibe is a popular spot, and tables fill up fast.
La Ferrovia Italian Ristorante is an Ogden institution. This family-friendly eatery serves classics such as pizza and pasta in a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Italian Graffiti in SLC is a trendy, upscale Italian restaurant. The bistro's aesthetic decor and superb service have earned it a loyal following among diners.
Ghidotti's is an upscale restaurant that serves Italian chef-d'oeuvre in a lavishly decorated space. Their ravioli is one of the most popular dishes on their menu, so be sure to try it when you visit.
Buon Appetito Italian Bistro in Heber City has an authentic Italian aura. Still, according to diners, "the real star" is the food. Open daily for lunch and dinner, stop by for a bite, or grab Italian to-go.