With classic items like garlic knots, calzones, and caesar salad, you'll think you're in a pizza shop in Manhattan. Try the house-made meat lasagna and fresh mozzarella at this family-friendly restaurant.
Hand-crafted wooden tables, hence the name, set a welcoming tone at this elegant restaurant. Dig into the Veal Osso Buco, a braised veal shank served with potatos, parsnips, hedgehog mushrooms, toasted pine nut gremolata, and a fresh horseradish puree.
This Boulder hotspot offers simple Italian fare in a funky space (think hand-tiled mosaic floor and chandeliers). Order the saliche pizza: fennel sausage, rapini, ricotta, and house-made mozzarella.
This wood-fired eatery offers straightforward flavors and good wine. Try the "cart-driver" pizza with house-made sausage, rapini, mozzarella, fennel pollen, and chiles. Save room for the chocolate-hazelnut bread pudding.
This casual tavern features deep-set wooden booths, a spacious bar, and simple Italian cuisine. The menu lists approachable eats such as fresh house-made mozzarella, paper-thin cured meats, rustic pizza, and stacked paninis.
A respect for honest ingredients coupled with innovation and technique helped skyrocket Frasca chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson to one of Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs. That was in 2005, but the accolades continue to pile up with nods in Bon Appétit, Gourmet, the New York Times, Esquire, and James Beard. Master sommelier Bobby Stuckey and his gracious staff charm diners in the elegant, understated dining room.
This upscale Boulder restaurant serves natural, contemporary Italian cuisine. Try the Colorado bison Bolognese with orecchiette pasta, fresh herbs, and shaved Grana Padano.
At this neighborhood haven, each server has sommelier status and the menu changes daily.
Specialties include house-made pasta, wood-fired pizza, grilled fish, authentic risotto, rotisserie meats, and artisanal breads.
Fresh and original Italian staples. Try the nine-topping King pizza or the Diavola. Enjoy more than 50 wine options, hand-picked from small wineries in Italy.