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10 best Italian restaurants in the Colorado Springs area

Here are the 10 most delicious Italian restaurants in the Colorado Springs metro as chosen by Gazette readers in our 2017 Best of the Springs magazine.

For more Gazette lists, check out our lists page.

Carrabba's Italian

#10: Carrabba's Italian Grill

Gazette reader comment:

"“Highly recommend Shrimp & Scampi Spiedino & Chicken or Veal Marsala.”

Address: Multiple locations

red gravy

#9: Red Gravy

Gazette reader comment:

"I've been here nearly 10 times in the short amount of time I've lived in Colorado."

Address: 23 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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#8: Luigi's Homemade Italian Food

Gazette reader comment:

"This is a Colorado institution!  They have been making handmade sausage for years and they bring old time flair to Italian."

Address: 947 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

dat's italian

#7: Dat's Italian

Reader comment from Yelp:

"“The service was really nice and accommodating- even with the evening rush and no reservation they seated us in 5 minutes.”

Address: 2514 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904


#6: Zio's

Gazette reader comment:

"Great price, with excellent food!"

Address: 6650 Corporate Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80919


#5: Rocco's Italian Restaurant

Gazette reader comment:

"Classico Italiano!  Mama would be proud."

Address: 3802 Maizeland Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80909

la bella vita

#4: La Bella Vita Ristorante

Gazette reader comment:

"Authentic Italian food from a master chef from Italy. The food is delicious, carefully prepared, and beautifully presented. One finds authentic Italian dishes here that are not even offered at most Italian places."

Address: 4475 Northpark Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907


#3: Panino's Downtown

Gazette reader comment:

"Great neighborhood spot with reliable food and good service."

Address: 604 N Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903



#2 Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano

Gazette reader comment:

"superb seasoning, great service, and volcanic portions"

Address: 1805 Briargate Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920


 #1: Paravicini's Italian Bistro

Gazette reader comment:

"In addition to the usual Italian favorites, Paravicini's has a great selection of special dishes you can't find anywhere else.  The only problem is deciding between the many delicious choices."

Address: 2802 Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904