Italian Restaurants in Wood River

Cielo Restaurant & Bar – Up to 50% Off Italian Cuisine

Cielo Restaurant & Bar

St. Louis

$48 $24

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Turin-born executive chef Gian Nicola Colucci concocts Italian classics made with seasonal ingredients in 8th-story dining room and patio

50% Off Dinner at John Mineo's Italian Restaurant

John Mineo's Italian Restaurant

Saint Louis

$60 $30

Tuxedo-clad servers deliver housemade pastas, veal specialties, and fine wines inside a more than 40-year-old family-owned restaurant

50% Off Italian Cuisine at Trattoria Branica

Trattoria Branica

Frontenac

$30 $15

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Amid wall sconces and modern chandeliers, seafood and veal swim in wine sauces alongside sauce-laden pastas and juicy, thick-cut steaks

40% Off Italian Dinner Fare at Roberto's Trattoria

Roberto's Trattoria

Sappington

$50 $30

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Amid rustic archways & gold-stippled walls, Italian eatery pairs pastas, juicy steaks & wine-sautéed fish with more than 65 wines by bottle

Up to 41% Off Barbecue and American Food at The Precinct

The Precinct

Downtown St. Louis

$20 $12

Dine on brisket sandwiches, ribs, wings, and burgers; get together some friends to down well drinks and appetizers like hummus and pretzels

45% Off Pizzeria Cuisine at Fortel's Pizza Den

Fortel's Pizza Den

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

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Crispy, thin pizzas made from dough prepared fresh daily and topped with dozens of toppings and one of seven sauces

50% Off Italian Food at Cecil Whittaker's Pizzeria

Cecil Whittaker's Pizzeria

St. Louis

$20 $10

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Pasta, sandwiches, and famous thin-crust pizzas, including Cecil's Deluxe, Cecil's Veggie, and Cecil's Meat Lover.

53% Off a Pizza Meal at St. Louis Pizza & Wings

St. Louis Pizza & Wings

On Location

$31.97 $15

17 topping choices, including bacon strips, jalapeños, and pepperoncini; pizzas come with a thick crust or a St. Louis–style thin crust

Up to 53% Off Italian Food at Pasta Plus

Pasta Plus

Clayton

$15 $7

Casual eatery serves up heaping portions of pasta, Italian subs, salads, and hand-tossed pizzas

Half Off Pizza and Beer at Misty Nights Bar & Grill

Misty Nights Bar & Grill

Saint Charles

$34 $17

Pizzas baked in a brick oven pair with domestic brews at a pub with free pool tables and karaoke Thursday–Saturday

45% Off Pizza Meal from Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza

Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza

O Fallon

$20 $11

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Fresh pizzas such as the Cowboy with red sauce, pepperoni, sausage, and mushrooms wait to be baked at home in customers’ ovens

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Cooks at Pirrone's Pizzeria's two locations craft pizzas from fresh dough, housemade sauce, and 17 different toppings. Inside the kitchens, cooks bake lasagnas and deep-fry golden onion rings to pair with sandwiches stuffed with meatballs, chicken parmesan, and italian salami. In the evening, diners can opt for a dinner portion of golden fried jumbo shrimp, skinless chicken breast, or italian sausage accompanied by salad, spaghetti, and all the napkins you can eat. Both locations have sizeable dining rooms, and the newer Saint Peters location fills its red-hued walls with flat-screen televisions showing sporting events for customers seated at the full bar.

1775 Washington St.
Florissant,
MO
US

Rizzos is a full service Italian Restaurant that has been serving the north St.Louis county area for over 30 years. We have a full menu of appitizers, salads, pastas and chicken fish and beef entrees. We offer a full service bar with juke box and 5 televisions.

1839 Dunn Rd
Florissant,
MO
US

Even if pizza isn't your thing—which is unthinkable—the menu at St. Louis Pizza & Wings has something tasty and satisfying to please palates. The kitchen staff prepares 14 signature sandwiches, including an open-faced ham and cheese on garlic bread, and seven traditional pasta dishes for in-house dining or takeout. Double-decker burgers and boneless wings sate cravings for classic pub cuisine, and nine specialty pizzas come with hand-tossed thick crusts or St. Louis–style thin crusts.

739 N Highway 67
Florissant,
MO
US

Onesto is Italian for "honest," so it's no surprise the owners of Onesto Pizza & Trattoria strive for transparency when it comes to their food. They proudly showcase the list of more than 10 local farms from which they gather their menu's organic and seasonal fruit and antibiotic- and hormone-free meat. They even reveal the secrets behind their wild-mushroom- and Gulf-shrimp-topped pizzas by letting diners watch as each pie is hand-tossed. Pasta, from the housemade fettuccine to the macaroni and cheese served with lobster in a cast-iron skillet, joins elaborate seasonal entrees such as pan-seared wild striped bass, accompanied by a pumpernickel-crusted saffron risotto cake and sautéed spinach and apples in a lemongrass-butter broth. In addition to sourcing its ingredients locally, Onesto strives to reduce its carbon footprint by recycling, serving to-go orders in compostable containers, and asking diners to take off their carbon shoes at the door so as not to leave a footprint.

The gourmet ingredients and eco-friendly attitude seem to overshadow the restaurant's decor, which the Riverfront Times describes as "unassuming … with no obvious flash or flair." But subdued is sometimes best, as the paper named Onesto's "simple" patio as Best Outdoor Dining of 2010, hailing it as "an escape from the hustle and bustle of other St. Louis restaurant patios."

5401 Finkman St
Saint Louis,
MO
US

Oprah Winfrey. Frank Sinatra. Bill Clinton. Besides being household names, these American icons all have something else in common––they've all had the honor of dining on Chef Giovanni Gabriele's authentic, award-winning cuisine. While his passion for cooking was born in his native Sicily, it was Giovanni's other great love––his wife, Fina––that eventually led him to St. Louis, where he opened his restaurant in 1973. Just six years later, he found himself cooking for President Reagan at Reagan’s inaugural dinner, and the dish he made––a creamy bow-tie pasta topped with salmon and parmigiano––was renamed farfalline del Presidente Reagan in the commander in chief's honor. Today, it remains one of the most popular items on Giovanni's menu, alongside a host of other Italian pastas named for the celebrities who supped upon them.

But you don't have to be a celebrity or a politician to get the star treatment at Giovanni's. The restaurant has earned an AAA Four Diamond Award for 22 years running, in part due to the careful attention lavished upon each and every guest. Today, nearly 40 years after its inception, Giovanni's son Frank runs the kitchen, blending its iconic sauces and forming the housemade crepes, but Giovanni still commands the show, supervising in the kitchen, greeting patrons tableside, and mining the pepper and salt from nearby mountains himself.

5201 Shaw Ave
Saint Louis,
MO
US

According to many members of the close-knit Italian community on The Hill, it was at a restaurant called Oldani's in the early 1940s that a clumsy chef dropped a piece of pasta in frying oil and created the first toasted ravioli. That dish went on to become a Saint Louis specialty, and Oldani's went on to become Mama's On The Hill, rechristened by matron Mama Campisi, who took it over in 1982. When Mama's sons, John and Frank, had to give up the restaurant in 2005, Lance and Andrea Ervin jumped at the chance to take over the culinary landmark. They reopened it in 2006, retaining many of Mama's original recipes as well as the crisp signature pasta.

Ivory and black stripes upholster padded chairs in the understated dining room, where a set of glowing candles are ensconced in a stone fireplace. Here, Mama's special recipes still serve as blueprints for many of the house sauces, including the marinara and parmesan cream. Salmon entrees are drizzled with her chianti-balsamic glaze, and deep-fried shrimp do cannonballs into her cocktail sauce.

Mama's famous fare also lures avid diners to enroll in culinary classes taught by kitchen staff. In the currently running sauces class, up to 20 students set pots a-simmer in groups of five, fueled by appetizers, snacks, and pep talks given by freshly cracked bottles of wine.

2132 Edwards St
Saint Louis,
MO
US