4 of the best Italian restaurants in Auburn for pasta lovers

Venditori'S Auburn Pasta Lover'S Special
The Pasta Lover’s Special at Venditori’s in Auburn will leave you satisfied. (Venditori’s Italian Restaurant)

Tuesday, October 17 is National Pasta Day. But if you’re like us, you know that any day is a great day for pasta—especially when served at an authentic, local spot.

If you’re looking for a taste of Italy in Auburn—with some of the best pasta dishes—keep reading for four of our favorites.

1. Venditori’s Italian Restaurant

Venditori'S Italian Restaurant
Venditori’s in Auburn is a fave date night spot. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Venditori’s is a popular restaurant in Auburn for special celebrations. You are enveloped in a warm and authentic Italian environment as soon as you enter. The low lighting, fireplaces and candles set the mood for romantic dinners, making it a favorite dining spot for couples.

There is also a wide variety of Italian cuisine to enjoy, including the delicious pasta that everyone will love, regardless of what occasion brings them there.

OUR REC: Pasta Lover’s Special

2. Fratelli’s Ristorante Italiano

Fettuccine Alfredo At Fratelli'S Ristorante Italiano
The Fettuccine Alfredo at Fratelli’s Ristorante Italiano in Auburn is a delicious choice. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Fratelli’s has a lowkey, intimate environment perfect for casual nights out. The red walls adorned with vines really make you feel like you’re dining in a small eatery in Italy. Although this is a smaller restaurant, Fratelli’s offers an extensive menu of yummy Italian eats.

OUR REC: Fettuccine Alfredo

3. Ariccia Cucina Italiana

Pasta At Ariccia
Ariccia in Auburn brings a classy feel to their plating. (Ariccia Cucina Italiana)

Ariccia is a stylish and modern atmosphere perfect to enjoy with friends and family. They have great pasta, other authentic Italian cuisine and various wines. In 2022, they even won the Best of Bama award for their brunch.

OUR REC: Pollo Picatta

4. Il Forno

Esposito'S Menu Posted Outside
Il Forno in Auburn has its menu posted outside for your convenience. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Il Forno, located in Downtown Auburn, brings local ingredients and authentic cuisine to the table. They serve classic Italian favorites as well as dishes featured in seasonal menus. Their weekend brunch is a can’t-miss.

OUR REC: Five Cheese Ravioli

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