8 Delicious RVA Italian Restaurants


1. Mamma Zu


501 S Pine Street Richmond, Virginia 23220

Mamma Zu’s is the best place to get authentically delicious Italian. Be sure to bring cash or American Express, though.

2. Deco Ristorante


2901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23221
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Deco Ristorante is Southern Italian/Sicilian cuisine in an Art Deco inspired setting.Much like the design, the menu at Deco is a contemporary take on traditional cuisine, with a section of Sicilian “street food” such as meatballs with currants and pine nuts, fried rice balls and chickpea fritters.

3. Vinny’s Italian Grill & Pizzeria


3434 Lauderdale Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23233
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Vinny’s Pizzeria is a family owned and operated business. Giacomo and Vittoria will greet you warmly as you arrive . They treat all their patrons with a family touch . You will always enjoy the family atmosphere and the feeling of home cooking at Vinny’s Come hungry and leave filled,satisfied and smiling.

4. Arianna’s Grill


5107 Lakeside Ave & 700 N Sheppard St, Richmond, Virginia 23228 & 23220
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Arriana’s isn’t just meatballs and pizzas, they also have amazing seafood dishes and made to order calzones. Try the baked dishes!

5. Mama Cucina


4028 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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Mama Cucina is located in the Innsbrook Shopping Center in Richmond. They serve authentic Italian specialty dishes.

6. La Grotta


1218 E Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23219-4116
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Experience gourmet Northern Italian cuisine and an award winning wine list created by Owner-Chef Antonio Capece. Try their amazing desserts!

7. Maldini’s


4811 Forest Hill Ave. Richmond, VA
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Maldini’s is brought to you by the same family that has served the Richmond area with other great restaurants such as Piccola’s, Pronto, Mary Angela’s and Mediterraneo. They have a great craft beer and wine selection and a special vegetarian menu in addition to their regular one.

8. Azzurro

6221 River Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229
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Relaxed refinement, outstanding meals, and impeccable service blend to create unforgettable Italian dining at Azzurro.


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