Mamma Mia! Tel Aviv sure does have a lot of options for delicious Italian food around the city. With such a variety of choices, it can

be difficult to pick which is the best place to find that perfect pizza pie. Whether it’s for a fancy date night, or just to grab a quick slice of pizza on the go, Tel Aviv offers some great restaurants that include a tasty bite for everyone. To make the decision a little bit easier, we thought it was time to ask members of our community which Italian restaurant is their favorite. Check out our guide below to find out where to book your next reservation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pankina

Central Tel Aviv | J.L. Gordon 39 | KOSHER

I had never heard of Pankina until checking the results of the recent Best Italian restaurants in Secret Tel Aviv — where they surprisingly ranked number one. However, after trying it I can definitely understand now why it’s a winner. Read more.

Pankina is also featured in Secret Tel Aviv’s Guide to the ‘Best Kosher Restaurants’.



HaPizza

Central Tel Aviv | Bograshov 51

This Bograshov joint is a local favorite with an established presence of Neapolitan style pizza. You can see the oven where the pizzas are placed, you’ll smell them coming out and you can eat them in many-a-style, and – prediction – you won’t leave anything on your plate. Read more. 


Rustico

3 locations in Tel Aviv.

Locations in Tel Aviv – Rothschild 15, Sarona Market, and Basel 42. 

Rustico never fails to disappoint with their top quality pizzas and pastas — no wonder there are three different locations just in the heart of Tel Aviv. The cozy, casual atmosphere paired with meals that get seem to get better with every visit makes Rustico one of the hottest Italian restaurants in the city. Read more

Written by Secret Tel Aviv intern Georgia Slater. 


Nonno Angelo

Central Tel Aviv | Ben Yehuda 147 | KOSHER | DELIVERY

Two brothers making pizza like their grandfather did in Roma. Style quite similar to the Neapolitan style, relatively thin crust great balance of mozzarella cheese and super fresh tomato sauce. Try the Toscana – fresh arugula with cuts of Parmesan sprinkled, or the not-on-the-menu potato and pesto – buonissimo! Read more.


Ernesto 

Central Tel Aviv | Ben Yehuda 90 

Simple but genuine Italian restaurant run by Italians. Home atmosphere, nice service and really delicious food. Read more.


Amore Mio

Central Tel Aviv | Ibn Gabirol 100 

A TLV classic in front of one of the prominent locations in Tel Aviv, enjoy a nice bottle of wine in this Italian joint across from Rabin Square. Read more.



Pasta Basta

2 locations in Tel Aviv | DELIVERY

Locations in Tel Aviv – Dizengoff 300 and Allenby 60

A good simple pasta place at a very reasonable price. Choose what pasta you want, choose your sauce (loads to choose from), and any additional vegetables or cheese, and you are good to go. They also have tasty simple salads and deserts. You can eat there or take away, and they deliver. Read more.


Piazza

Central Tel Aviv | Dizengoff 99 

Italian restaurant. Wine bar. Pizza place. Read more.


Philippe 

Central Tel Aviv | Carlebach 20 | DELIVERY

French style pizza with rich carefully matched toppings. The restaurant has a cute atmosphere, but where Philippe really performs well is delivery – the pizzas feel a little bit healthier and fresher than your standard pizza delivery. The salads and deserts are also good! Read more.


Zota Pizza

Central Tel Aviv | Dizengoff 177 | KOSHER | DELIVERY 

Great Pizza – lots of different types, casual vibes. Read more.


La Repubblica

Central Tel Aviv| Mazeh 3 

Great Italian food and a very beautiful restaurant design La Repubblica di RoniMotti, an urban-Italian restaurant, situated in “Lev Ha’ir” district, serves an authentic Italian menu. We believe in local, seasonal and fresh food, and are always preserving the rich Italian culinary heritage. Read more. 


Allora 

2 locations in Tel Aviv. 

Locations in Tel Aviv – Ben Gurion 39 and Rothschild 60

Nestled into the great atmosphere that surrounds Rothschild Boulevard comes Allora — a small yet delicious eatery with high quality service, vibes and of course Italian food. Read more.

Written by Secret Tel Aviv intern Georgia Slater. 


Olivery

3 locations in Tel Aviv.

Locations in Tel Aviv –  Ibn Gabirol 137Abba Ahimeir 17 and the Rothschild Allenby Shuk

Italian restaurant. Read more.


Pronto 

Central Tel Aviv | Herzl 4

Fine Italian restaurant. Read more.


Piccolo Pasta

Central Tel Aviv | Ben Yehuda 53

The intimate family owned authentic Italian place in Tel Aviv. The variety of fresh appetizers, pastas and pizzas – a real taste of Italy! The best place for romantic dinner enjoying sophisticated food and great wines. Read more.


La Lasagna

Central Tel Aviv | Dizengoff 177 | KOSHER

The kosher dairy restaurant is located in the heart of Dizengoff St. in Tel Aviv. Read more. 



Shine

Central Tel Aviv | Shlomo Ha-Melekh 38

Great pizza restaurant from the same guys as HaPizza on Bograshov. Unlike HaPizza, this is not kosher. Read more. 


Cafe Italia

Central Tel Aviv | Krimintzi 6

Great place for home made pasta serves consistently high quality food. Read more. 


Tony Vespa

3 locations in Tel Aviv | DELIVERY

Locations in Tel Aviv – Rothschild 267 (corner of Habima), Allenby 118 (corner of Rothschild), and HaArbaa 8 . Their Dizengoff branch closed.

One of the first to truly bring the recent pizza wave to TLV, a great location to eat late at night with a variety of toppings. Lots of meat options in this by-the-weight spot. Read more. 


Arte Glideria – Best Italian Gelatto

Central Tel Aviv | Nachalat Byniamin 11

Arte

This unique place has very authentic Italian ice cream made by Italian chefs.  They make Natural Gelato with only natural ingredients and the result is out of this world! The old style cream tastes just like in Italy! Every night is a great night to go, but Thursday is especially good as they have live jazz. They also have vegan options. Read more.

Craving ice cream? Check out our guide for the Best Ice Cream in Tel Aviv

And best of all, we have a Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card Offer: Upgrade your small ice cream to a medium for free, because a small ice-cream this good is never enough!


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