Tradition and taste are “what’s for dinner” at Italian eateries scattered throughout Lancaster County. We have sought out and are highlighting “only the best” in Italian eating for Lancaster County locals and the many visitors to PA Dutch country. While popular franchise restaurants are “okay” if you have no option, in Lancaster County you can always choose LOCAL Italian to savor authentic and delicious.
DiMaria’s Pizza & Italian Kitchen
1183 Erbs Quarry Road
Lititz, PA 17543
Committed to a tireless dedication to serving only the very best, Vincenzo DiMaria welcomes his valued customers to DiMaria’s Pizza & Italian Kitchen. Using recipes from the Old World and building upon generations of experience in preparing pizza and Italian favorites, DiMaria’s invites your family to come join their family for a wonderful dining experience. Choose from traditional varieties of amazing pizza pies, calzones, and strombolis. Select from contemporary favorites including burgers, wraps, and sandwiches.
Rosa’s Pizza & Grill
1376 Columbia Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Located in the Stonemill Plaza, just west of Lancaster City on Columbia Avenue, Rosa’s Pizza Italian Grill specializes in fresh pizza, pasta, salads and one-of-kind culinary creations. Everything served is made-from-scratch and inspired by old-world traditions and recipes. From pizza, stromboli, and numerous pasta dishes to classic selections of sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, and more…if you appreciate fresh and delicious, you will enjoy the homemade eats at Rosa’s.
V.I.M. PIZZA & Italian Restaurant
5351 Lincoln Highway
Gap, PA 17527
Featuring fresh and specializing in authentic, V.I.M. Pizza & Italian Restaurant offers hungry customers an extensive menu of made-to-order foods at reasonable prices. Locally owned and family operated, this favorite destination for good eats is located along the famous Lincoln Highway, near the intersection of Rtes 30 and 41 in Gap. If you have a love for traditional Italian, you will enjoy their amazing pizzas and pasta al forgo dishes. In addition to eating in their open and welcoming dining room, join with loyal customers who order take-out and for nearby delivery.
Ciro’s Italian Bistro
605 Richmond Square, Suite PV103
Lancaster, PA 17601
An authentic convergence awaits you at Ciro’s Italian Bistro, where they combine old world recipes with contemporary style for the ultimate bistro experience. At Ciro’s, you will “experience food”…savory Italian dishes, brick oven pizzas, fantastic drink selections, and absolutely amazing gelato, along with homemade pastries & desserts. Family owned and operated, the relaxing atmosphere and stylish ambiance at Ciro’s is paired with attentive service that captures the loyalty of people who appreciate delicious cuisine in a friendly gathering place.
Pasquale’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
1657 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
If you enjoy Italian food done right, you will be thrilled to discover the fresh tastes and savory recipes of Pasquale’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria. In addition to their “make-your-own” pastas and artisan-style specialities, Pasquale’s features an extensive menu of classic selections that range from hand-tossed pizzas and handcrafted paninis to strombolis and cheesesteaks, with everything available for eat-in or carry-out. Given the restaurant’s authentic design and captivating decor, the old-world ambience welcomes the return visit of Pasquale’s many satisfied patrons.
132 Rider Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
Join with the local’s for food and drink at Valentino’s Café, one of Lancaster City’s most authentic and beloved hidden gems. If you prefer homemade food at reasonable prices and if you appreciate a friendly, unpretentious environment…then you will love Valentino’s Café! The dining room is filled with captivating memories of yesteryear and photos of a by-gone era that surround long retro-styled kitchen tables. The bar is in the adjacent room, bustling with lively conversation and the camaraderie of valued friendships. From signature spaghetti meals and the famous Alice burger for lunch and dinner to a very hearty breakfast menu…everything served is made-to-order and always delicious.