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4 Places To Get Great Italian Food in Ohio

Isla Chiu

If you're in the mood for Italian food, you should check out these restaurants in Ohio.

Bruno's Ristorante

This restaurant in Northeast Ohio serves great Italian food. Their Italian wedding soup is not only delicious, but it's also homemade. Practically everything on their menu is homemade, including the lasagna, which is among the best in Northeast Ohio, and the mouthwatering gnocchi in blush sauce. All entrees are served with their house salad, ciabatta bread, and house garlic butter. If you have room for something sweet at the end of your meal, try their homemade desserts. Customers highly recommend the tiramisu and limoncello cake.

Bruno's Ristorante is located at 2644 W 41st St, Cleveland, OH 44113.

La Tavola

Located in the Columbus area, this restaurant serves fabulous Italian food. Patrons adore the handmade gnocchi; chicken parmesan, which is made with organic chicken breast and comes with imported pasta al burro; and prosciutto and peaches pizza. If you have room for something sweet after the end of your meal, you can't go wrong with their delectable lemon tart or chocolate torte.

La Tavola is located at 1664 W 1st Ave, Grandview Heights, OH 43212.


This restaurant in Cincinnati serves fantastic Italian cuisine. Customers highly recommend getting the cappellacci with short rib, shallot, and thyme; breaded pork loin with caper and lemon; and grilled octopus with white bean shishito ragu and breadcrumbs. If you have room for dessert, patrons say getting their ricotta donuts is a must.

Sotto is located at 118 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Trattoria Roma

Also located in the Columbus area, Trattoria Roma offers delicious, authentic Italian food made with locally sourced ingredients. A popular choice at this restaurant is the Taste of Italy dinner, which features lasagna, chicken parmesan, and fettuccine alfredo. You also can't go wrong with their hand-made chicken ravioli and rotolo di pasta.

Trattoria Roma is located at 1447 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212.

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