The Best Local Italian Restaurants in Waco, Texas

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The Best Italian Restaurants in Waco, Texas!


Why we love it: Classic Italian food in a comfortable atmosphere. Don’t want a pricy bar tab? No problem, Baris BYOB policy allows customers to bring their own wine to enjoy with their dishes.


Why we love it: Fresh, authentic Italian food in a family environment. Nightly happy hour specials and lasagna Monday’s make Di Camplis a must for any Italian food lover.

Why we love it: Italian fine dining with an innovative menu. Wagyu meatballs, anyone? Plan to arrive early to make time for a cocktail in their lounge bar.


Why we love it: One of the most popular pizzerias in Waco, Portofino’s has an impressive menu of pizzas, pasta, and other Italian classics. They also offer online ordering for pick up and delivery.


Why we love it: Authentic Neapolitan wood-fired pizza made fresh daily. They also offer an impressive brunch menu on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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