When it comes to Italian restaurants in Ashland, Oregon there are not many options. But don’t let that discourage you, the ones we do have are fantastic! Here are the 3 best Italian restaurants in Ashland that will leave your tummy saying grazie!
3 Italian Restaurants In Ashland, Oregon
This intimate Italian restaurant serves up fresh pasta in a converted cottage with a patio & fireplace. Sounds romantic, right?
Just a few steps away from the downtown area, Cucina Biazzi offers the best Italian cuisine in Ashland in one of the most intimate dining settings you may ever experience. The owners did a magnificent job converting this quaint home into a charming Italian trattoria complete with a beautiful terra cotta walled patio covered by wisteria intertwined with grapevines. The courtyard features intricate Italian fountains and colorful flower pots, perfect for dining on a warm summer evening. Eating here is both a romantic and magical experience.
Enjoy a taste of Tuscany at Cucina Biazzi. Featuring a full bar, 30 wines under $30, and four-course meals starting at $19. They are open every evening and you will want to make a reservation at least a days in advance.
Pie + Vine
When it comes to Italian restaurants in Ashland, Pie + Vine is always a great choice. Located downtown, this quirky restaurant has a way of pleasing the senses from the moment you walk in. The vibe is very laid back and everything is attractive from the shaded patio and vaulted ceilings to the elegant bar.
The food is influenced by regional traditions of Italy and the flavors of the West Coast featuring the oldest style of cookery: wood fuel. The menu caters to both special occasions and quick bites on a hurried workday making this a popular place at any hour. Everything is made fresh in-house, including the pizza dough which is made from a 15-year-old starter. They have an extensive wine list and tasty cocktail creations. You can view their menu directly on the Pie + Vine website.
Martinos & Macaronis
The last of Ashland’s Italian restaurants is actually a two in one combo. Martino’s and Macaroni’s are separate venues serving up the same great cuisine. Just steps away from the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Martinos & Macaronis are both great places for a meal before a show, a nightcap afterward, date night, or family dining.
Martino’s is located upstairs and has an intimate late-night lounge vibe. There is also a lovely patio overlooking Ashland’s plaza, perfect for date night on a summer evening or a gathering of friends. Macaroni’s has more seating and carries a more traditional dining experience.
Marty Morlan the owner of Martino/Macaroni’s takes pride in serving only the freshest ingredients from around the Rogue Valley and provides an eclectic wine selection for the perfect pairing. You can view their menu online which includes calzones, pizzas, pasta, and salads all made with the finest ingredients in-house.
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