Your Go-To Guide for Italian Restaurants in Evanston

Jan 20, 2023

Hungry for some Italian-style food in the area? As the North Shore’s culinary capitol, Evanston will surely not disappoint you – and probably will delight you.

While good Italian restaurants can be found in every great American city, Evanston truly has quite a rich variety of establishments from the simplicity and reliance on high-quality, fresh ingredients of traditional Italian cooking to the bold flavors found in the Italian-American style that is more of a fusion between traditional Italian cooking and ingredients that are more readily available in the United States.

Either way, you’re always in for a truly delicious dinner when you choose Italian-style food.

Best yet, you can find Italian-style food throughout the city, so there is sure to be a great place right in your neighborhood. So, sit back and enjoy the wine, pastas, meats, vegetables, seafood, breads, and desserts you’ll find in the Italian restaurants of Evanston. Below is a comprehensive list of them. And if you’re looking for pizza, you’ll want to check out our Comprehensive Pizza Guide here as well.

And let us wish you “buon appetito!” Now, “a tavola” (or, in other words, to the table):



An elegant dining room that features simple ingredients made to their full potential.

815 Chicago Ave

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Dave’s Italian Kitchen

Right off the L, Dave brings almost 50 years of expertise to this cozy and intimate atmosphere.

815 Noyes St

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Pasta Luna (Delivery & Takeout Only)

What’s better than having it at your doorstep?

1635 Chicago Ave

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Trattoria D.O.C.

Serving Evanston for almost two decades, Trattoria uses organically grown fresh ingredients.

706 Main St

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Trattoria Demi

Located in a beautiful booming location, Trattoria Demi brings a little piece of Italy to the heart of Evanston.

1571 Sherman Ave Ste 1

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