MostBest Baltimore | Italian

There are 249 Italian restaurants in Baltimore. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.

For a hearty pasta and meat meal or a light Mediterranean seafood delight, these Italian restaurants have you covered.


via Aldo's

via Aldo’s

Chef Aldo, the award-winning chef and owner of this restaurant, is all about simplicity, balance, and authenticity. The menu changes all the time, taking full advantage of seasonal ingredients, such as famed Italian white truffles from Alba. The Caprese Salad even features house-made mozzarella. Don’t forget a glass (or bottle) from Aldo’s extensive selection!

We Love Their: Veal Saltimbocca, Caprese

306 S High St
(410) 727-0700


via Cinghiale

via Cinghiale

Owned by Baltimore restaurant celebrities Cindy Wolf and Tony Foreman, Cinghiale offers fine Italian cuisine to discerning palates. The dual-faced fine restaurant and wine bar caters to both formal dining and more relaxed sipping on the bar side, featuring an award-winning wine list. The menu that changes daily, and offers fixed price menu options, as well as a la carte.

We Love Their: Cured Meat Assortment, La Cucina della Nonna, Apple Cider Panna Cotta

822 Lancaster St  
(410) 547-8282


via Sotto Sopra

via Sotto Sopra

At Sotto Sopra, decor straight from the Forum combines with a creative, well-executed menu to serve some of Baltimore’s best fine Italian cuisine. Mosaic tile floors and high ceilings with intricately painted wall frescoes set the scene in this romantically-lit dining room. The food is in a class of its own, crafted from fresh ingredients by native Italian Riccardo Bosio.  

We Love Their: Prima Porta (cocktail), Risotto of the Day, Creme Brulee of the Day

405 N Charles St  
(410) 625-0534