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The 10 Best Pasta Restaurants in Oakland

Updated: March 13, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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Belotti Ristorante E Bottega

Italian
Oakland, Shafter
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Marzano

Italian
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bellanico Restaurant & Wine Bar

Italian · $18 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Oakland, Glenview
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Filippo’s

Italian
Oakland, Rockridge
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Creekwood

Italian · $22 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Donato & Co

Italian · $20 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Little Star Pizza

Pizza
Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Star on Park

Pizza
Alameda, Central
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Italy On Gilman

Italian
Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Cugini Restaurant

Italian · $20 avg. price for 1 plate pasta
Albany, North of Marin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Oakland. We analyzed 1899 lists and articles from top sources like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Zagat and Three Best Rated, 28738 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Authentic Italian Food in SF's East Bay, Zagat - Best Italian in Oakland/Berkeley and Three Best Rated - Best Italian Restaurants in Oakland as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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