Best Restaurants to Get Pasta in WNY According to Our Readers

Pamela G. Knowles


Disclaimer: Due to Covid-19, regulations may have changed since this article was published along with the status of the listed businesses and events. Please check with a business/event directly before visiting for the most up-to-date information.

Fazzoletti e Prosciutto di Antra at Ristorante Lombardo / Photo courtesy of Ristorante Lombardo

Whether you’re in the mood for handcrafted homemade pasta, authentic Italian pasta dishes, or a twist on the classics, Buffalo and Western New York has quite the list of options.

We asked our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram followers where to find the best pasta in Buffalo and WNY, and they answered with their top picks. Below we’ve included the full list of reader recommendations – if it was mentioned, it’s listed below.

With hundreds of comments resulting in over 50 recommendations, there’s an option in almost every neighborhood. Some are specifically Italian restaurants, some make their own pasta, some have one pasta dish worth a visit, and some have dare we say cult followings. All have pasta worth recommending according to our readers.

Homemade pasta / Photo courtesy of Linguine’s

Which restaurants were mentioned the most? While many recommendations were mentioned several times, there were certain places mentioned over and over (and over) again as the best restaurants to get pasta in Western New York including La Bella Sicilia (Cheektowaga), Mulberry Italian Ristorante (Lackawanna), Sinatra’s (Kenmore), Lombardo Ristorante (Hertel Ave), San Marco (Snyder), Italian Village (Depew), Inizio (Elmwood Village), Linguine’s (Bowmansville), Fortuna’s (Niagara Falls), Ilio DiPaolo’s (Blasdell), Falletta’s (East Amherst).

Check out the comments on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for menu item recommendations and specific info you can’t get anywhere else, out of the mouths of customers! Plus explore more guides with recommendations according to our readers.

Want to send us a recommendation to add to this list? Email us at [email protected]!



Best Pasta in Buffalo & WNY According to Our Readers











    Cugino’s Italian Restaurant









    Giacobbi’s Cucina Citta







    Julie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant



    La Bella Sicilia Restaurant & Pizzeria















    Mulberry Italian Ristorante












    Rocco’s Wood Fired Pizzas


    Romeo & Juliet’s Cafe – Tonawanda










    Trattoria Aroma on Bryant





Want to send us a recommendation to add to this list? Email us at [email protected]!

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