The Best Italian Restaurants in Edmonton, AB

Posted by Team on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 7:28am.

The Best Italian Food in Edmonton ABEdmonton has a number of amazing restaurants that deserve dining by citizens and visitors alike. All types of food are here for the tasting, and you're sure to find restaurants that just can't be beat. If you're in Edmonton and craving some top-notch Italian food, consider checking out one of these Edmonton AB Italian restaurants today.

Corso 32

Corso 32 knows their pasta, and treat it as a delicacy in their dining establishment. It is made in house each day, and cooked to perfection. They use quality ingredients to ensure the tastiest results. You will want to try the Garganelli, which is served with a classic Bolognese sauce. It happens to be a favorite among those who visit often.

Chef Danial Costa knows how to make pasta, as he has conquered the al dente texture that it requires. There are a variety of sauce’s available, which includes tasty meat offerings. Other offerings include fried short rib and the chocolate torte. There is something to satisfy everyone's taste buds at Corso 32.

Corso 32 requires call ahead reservations, but it is well worth planning ahead to enjoy this fine dining option. This restaurant focuses on Italian food, and is a great place to celebrate a special occasion. The offering includes game hen trimmed in butter and sage, roasted hazelnuts on top of fennel and arugula antipasta, and a variety of pasta. For dessert, try to chocolate torte.

Cafe Amore Bistro

A unique Italian restaurant occupying the top spot in Edmonton on TripAdvisor, Cafe Amore Bistro is one of the best places to dine in the city. It's a family-owned restaurant with plenty of family recipes found on the menu. If you love the idea of being transported into Italy, step through the doors and enjoy the smells, tastes, conversation and so much more.

Many excellent items are found on the menu and most are from old family recipes given a modern twist. Some of the favourites include:

  • Rapini
  • Ribeye Panini
  • Chicken Pizzaiola
  • Truffle Pasta
  • Four Cheese Pasta
  • Spicy Marsala
  • Prawn Platter
  • King Pescatore
  • Pasta Platter
  • Pan-Seared Rack of Lamb Marsala
  • Chicken Lemone
  • Sautéed Calamari
  • Amore Mussels
  • Lobster Mac & Cheese
  • Bruschetta
  • And More!

They provide multiple create your own options to allow you to customize your meal, too.

Every day of the week, you can dine at Cafe Amore Bistro and enjoy a different daily pasta. The choices include:

  • Sambuca Rose - Mondays
  • Bolognese - Tuesdays
  • Aglio E Olio - Wednesdays
  • Pesto Alfredo - Thursdays
  • Vongole - Fridays
  • Calabrese - Saturdays

Enjoy a half or full order of the pasta.

If you're looking for a place to hold your next private function, the Amore Room is the perfect choice. It seats up to 40 people and provides the perfect spot for a wedding rehearsal dinner, a corporate dinner or any other type of private gathering.

Cafe Amore Bistro is located at 10807 106 Avenue NW in Edmonton. They are open from 11am to 10pm, Monday through Thursday, from 11am to 11pm on Friday and from 5pm to 11pm on Saturday. The restaurant is closed on Sundays.

If you have yet to dine at Cafe Amore Bistro, it should be at the top of your list. The restaurant recently added a patio, which provides a new dining option when the weather is nice.

Cibo Bistro

Cibo Bistro provides a variety of both modern and authentic Italian dishes. Offerings include the Charcuterie and the Polenta Frites, which are both made from scratch. Patrons also recommend trying the robust meatball sandwich that is served up on a fresh flour baguette, and was noted as one of the 25 Best Things to Eat on the 2013 list.  The pasta is cooked in a butter sauce, and the Italian doughnuts are delightful.

By Justin Havre


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