Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

1. Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar

9.3
110 S 13th St (at Sansom St), Philadelphia, PA
Mediterranean Restaurant · Center City East · 185 tips and reviews

Elyse E.Elyse Estrada: The meatball is insane! Fusilli pasta is great and bigger than you think. For two people you're good with 4 items so you can save room for dessert. Split some quartinos so you can try a few wines.

Leanne A.Leanne Alyssa: The gnocchi and budino really are excellent. Also the chianti soaked plums was a really light and fresh dessert

Rachel L.Rachel L: One of the best meals I've had. The short rib pizza, arancini, and basil lemonade were fantastic. Also the pastas are fresh and made in house. And the budino cannot be missed

Osteria is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

2. Osteria

9.1
640 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · North Philadelphia · 81 tips and reviews

The Daily MealThe Daily Meal: Get 1/2 portion of pasta and check out the appetizer menu - the octopus is perfectly cooked. If you're really hungry, the suckling pig for one (don't worry, not a whole pig) will fill you right up. Read more.

Jason L.Jason Lee: Lombarda pizza, anything octopus, beet & goat cheese ravioli, chicken liver rigatoni, and the pistachio gelati are all outstanding. Get half portions of the pastas and try a few.

Stef A.Stef Arck: Octopus, brussels sprouts, and calamari pasta all rock. Read more.

Jones is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

3. Jones

8.9
700 Chestnut St (at S 7th St), Philadelphia, PA
American Restaurant · Center City East · 150 tips and reviews

Gino B.Gino Butkovic: Baked mac and cheese great. Main meals orecchiette pasta and pistachio crusted tilapia must have. Derby = best drink in the house

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Kids can enjoy baked macaroni and cheese, fried chicken, and standard burgers; parents can choose between pistachio-crusted tilapia or Bubbe’s beef brisket. Read more.

Bill S.Bill Saylor: Mac and cheese app is excellent. Try the lobster roll - small but satisfying.

Little Nonna's is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

4. Little Nonna's

9.1
1234 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Washington Square West · 38 tips and reviews

Anthony M.Anthony Maggio: Get the arrancini, eggplant parm, gnocchi and spaghetti with meatballs. Or just order the whole menu if you're with a group. Hazelnut cake for dessert is no joke either.

EmooEmoo: I love everything ❤ I had the lasagna and gnocchi and were perfet👌🏻

Dan G.Dan Gordon: Gnocchi, scallops and Sunday gravy were all superb. Highly recommend.

Radicchio Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

5. Radicchio Cafe

8.7
314 York Ave (4th Street), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 27 tips and reviews

Phil E.Phil Edelstein: Get any of the pastas win the pink cream sauce and you will be happy. Also introduce yourself to massimo, the manager. A great Guy who will take good care of you.

Glen G.Glen Gilmore: Everything here is great. Try the house special pasta. And don't skip dessert!

Bobby G.Bobby G.: Radicchio is RadiccYES in my book! Grilled calamari and octopus are fantastic! Lobster ravioli, Filet mignon, seafood salad are out of this world. Cannoli and tiramisu are better than any bakery!

Mercato is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

6. Mercato

8.7
1216 Spruce St (at 12th St), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Washington Square West · 38 tips and reviews

34th Street Magazine34th Street Magazine: Don't miss the delicious pastas and vegetables! We love the Autumn Veggie Risotto and the Bittersweet Molten Chocolate Cake. Check our review for the full scoop! Read more.

Sarah L.Sarah Leonard: My favorite italian place in the city so far - try the pyramid pasta, gnocchi, and any of their delicious olive oils and/or vinegars!

Raj S.Raj Sarma: This place has some of the best pasta that I've eaten. They have a little more variety compared to Little Nonnas. BYOB, so make sure you get your booze. This place is cash only, so hit the ATM.

Dante & Luigi's is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

7. Dante & Luigi's

8.4
762 S 10th St (at Catherine St.), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 23 tips and reviews

Sonia M.Sonia M.: The lasagna is amazing and can feed an army. Could not make it to dessert but the Tiramisu looks amazing!

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Visit Dante & Luigi’s for the lasagna, which is easily the best in the city, served in slices as big as your forearm yet still light as a cloud, even smothered in the house’s hefty red gravy.

Cheryn R.Cheryn Robles: Gnocchi with vodka sauce was amazing! Wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable and wisely suggested I take the chocolate ricotta cannoli to go.

Villa Di Roma is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

8. Villa Di Roma

8.2
936 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 51 tips and reviews

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Try the deep-fried asparagus atop a butter-laden scampi sauce ($7.95), and platters of spaghetti with perfect meatballs ($13.95). Read more.

Megan A.Megan Ansuini: Baked rigatoni is phenomenal!! Must get shrimp scampi appetizer!!

JillJill: Love the baked rigatoni <3

Amis Trattoria is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

9. Amis Trattoria

9.0
412 S 13th St (btwn Pine St & Lombard St), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Washington Square West · 92 tips and reviews

Philadelphia MagazinePhiladelphia Magazine: Don't miss the tender roasted lamb shoulder, seasonal pastas or the fried artichokes. Read more.

Jason R.Jason Raia: Try the Fettucine With Pork Ragu - Light and delicious

Megan 🐶Megan 🐶: ricotta and black pepper bruschetta was awesome. had the pork shoulder pasta special. also amazing. the Brussel sprouts were good too and the reserved table was ready on time.. definitely recommend!

Brigantessa is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

10. Brigantessa

8.8
1520 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Bella Vista - Southwark · 16 tips and reviews

Erica N.Erica Nardello: Knowledgeable staff, great service, delicious food. Try the rustichella black spaghetti with octopus or the chickpea pappardelle with lamb.

Visit PhillyVisit Philly: On the weekend of the papal visit, this pizzeria will offer Pope Hat Pasta – a pasta dish with beet and sheep’s milk ricotta – plus specials on artisanal draft Italian beer and Peroni Nastro Azzurro. Read more.

Raj S.Raj Sarma: This turned out to be quite a find! The pasta and pizza choices are excellent! I'd recommend getting a seat at the bar downstairs. Service is very good!

The Continental Mid-Town is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

11. The Continental Mid-Town

8.6
1801 Chestnut St (at 18th St.), Philadelphia, PA
New American Restaurant · Center City West · 193 tips and reviews

Natalie Q.Natalie Quinn: The lobster mac n cheese and french onion soup dumplings are the best items on the menu. You must get them!

Christopher D.Christopher DellOlio: If you like both lobster and macaroni and cheese then you must get the lobster mac n cheese, it's well worth the money.

RCRC: It's a very fun atmosphere. See the bathrooms (hilarious). Lobster mac to die for. Try the French onion soup dumplings for something different.

Spasso Italian Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

12. Spasso Italian Grill

8.3
34 S Front St (at Chestnut St), Philadelphia, PA
Italian Restaurant · Center City East · 31 tips and reviews

stormystormy: Gorgonzola gnocchi is awesome! (waiter was helpful in ordering too)

Matthew H.Matthew Hewitt: Best Gorgonzola Gnocchi ever! You absolutely need to get it.

the 215 socialitethe 215 socialite: Perfect summer date, part 1 = Spasso's Linguine Ponza & house wine (without breaking the bank).

Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

13. Silk City Diner Bar & Lounge

9.1
435 Spring Garden St (at 5th St), Philadelphia, PA
Diner · Northern Liberties - Fishtown · 143 tips and reviews

Gab B.Gab Bonghi: Their mac n' cheese is to die for. A++

Timala L.Timala Le: Amazing mac and cheese, and calamari is second to none. Great food

StacksStacks: The mac and cheese was delicious! Waited a long time after ordering and the waitress comped our meal, which was nice . It was worth the wait anyway!

Misconduct Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

14. Misconduct Tavern

7.7
1511 Locust St (btwn 15th St & 16th St), Philadelphia, PA
Bar · Rittenhouse Square · 74 tips and reviews

Monica N.Monica Nagle: Mac n cheese is one of the best. Try the plain to get started...

HeyphillyHeyphilly: Aside from having some of the best Mac 'N Cheese we've seen, Misconduct also has a huge selection of drinks (we love the hot apple cider) and huge, viewable-from-anywhere televisions over the bar.

Wendy M.Wendy Mullins: Nautical theme, mac and cheese any way you could want it, and an 'ish-load of ciders: perfect!

Buddakan is one of The 15 Best Places for Pasta in Philadelphia.

15. Buddakan

9.1
325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
Asian Restaurant · Center City East · 114 tips and reviews

Bullfrog & BaumBullfrog & Baum: The Edamame Ravioli and King Crab Dumplings are the way to start your meal here. Let the intriguing ingredients take your palette for an experience agai

Examiner.comExaminer.com: The Edamame Ravioli is a must have! Read more.

💋Rebecca💋Rebecca: Edamame ravioli is too hyped up. Try the braised short ribs. Delicious. And pad Thai. Zen gria just ok. Kobe beef satay good