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The 10 Best Italian Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: March 13, 2021

Did someone say Italian food? We did the heavy lifting for you by examining all the best review sites to find the 10 best Italian restaurants in Oakland. Find everything you need to know about the finest Italian restaurants below.

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian
Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian · $18 avg. main dish
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Marzano

Italian
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Filippo’s

Italian
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Little Star Pizza

Pizza
Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Creekwood

Italian · $35 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Donato & Co

Italian · $20 avg. main dish
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Star on Park

Pizza
Alameda, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Italy On Gilman

Italian
Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

East End

Pizza · $22 avg. main dish
Alameda, Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Italian restaurants in Oakland. We analyzed 28738 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 1899 lists and articles – looking closely at what Zagat, Three Best Rated and Hoodline had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. These top contenders have appeared in Zagat - Best Italian in Oakland/Berkeley, Three Best Rated - Best Italian Restaurants in Oakland and Hoodline - Here are Oakland's top 5 Italian spots. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips

  • Take tomato and arugula salad to the next level

    Experts often pair tomato and arugula salad with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts

  • A big appetite

    Marc Owens set a new world record by eating the most cannoli at a time. The record, which hasn’t been beaten since, is 34 cannolis.

Parking in the area

Oaklandis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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