The best Italian restaurants in Stockholm
Updated 1 Dec 2021
Pasta and pizza in all their glory are not the only components of Italian cuisine; its various regions have so much more to offer. Are you longing for cosy tavernas, lively piazzas, candlelight and checked tablecloths? Or modern restaurants with a New York Little Italy vibe? Stockholm has masses of really fantastic options for you either way. Naturally you'll find pizza and pasta dishes at most Italian restaurants, some more cutting-edge than others. To help you navigate Stockholm's Italian offerings, we've created this guide to the best Italian restaurants in Stockholm.
AdriaTulegatan 10, Vasastan
Professional pasta chefs
Italian traditions meet innovative flavour combinations at Adria. You'll find homemade fresh ravioli, truffle salsiccia and seafood pasta, among other dishes, on the menu - all made from the highest quality ingredients. Whether you come for dinner with a large group of family or friends, on a date, business lunch or just to hang out at the bar, Adria's passion for food and people mean you're always welcome here.
ItalienskanSergelgatan 34, City/Norrmalm
The whole of Italy in one restaurant
Italienskan, the Bockholmen restaurant group's Italian restaurant, is on the Sergelterrassen rooftop on the corner of Hötorget, with its own summery roof terrace. Look out over buzzy Hötorget while you have something to eat and a glass of wine. Culinary inspiration comes from all over Italy and dishes will transport you from Italy's big cities to their southerly beaches.
La Vecchia SignoraÅsögatan 163, Södermalm
Small and authentic
"The old lady", as La Vecchia Signora means, is considered one of Stockholm's best Italians. Enjoy traditonal dishes here, often from the Italian region Piemonte. A thoroughly Italian little restaurant in the heart of Södermalm.
Hosteria Tre SantiBlekingegatan 32, Södermalm/Skanstull
Classic restaurant with high standards
Hosteria Tre Santi opened in 1990 and, with its classic Italian concept, has become a true Stockholm institution. In addition to excellent Italian cuisine the restaurant boasts an ambitious wine cellar as well as a wide selection of grappa. The friendly waiting-staff are a large part of Hosteria Tre Santi's success. During the summer months there's a large alfresco dining area.
Un PocoKarlavägen 28, Östermalm
A culinary trip to Italy
A sophisticated and very popular Italian in Östermalm, wth both à la carte and tasting menus. Un Poco serves Italian dishes with an exciting twist, such as truffled macaroni or fried Oreo cookies with milk sorbet.
L'AvventuraSveavägen 77, Vasastan
This popular Italian from the Stureplansgruppen group is housed in the former premises of the historic Metropol Palais cinema, just a stone's throw from Odenplan. The elegant dining room combines elements of the original Twenties decor such as decorative plasterwork, wall murals and high ceilings with red velvet sofas. If you're in the mood for a cocktail and a bar snack or two, there are two bars to choose from.
O'PizzicatoSwedenborgsgatan 23, Södermalm
Traditional in Södermalm
This family-run restaurant next to Södra station serves fresh pasta, various meat dishes and thinly-sliced charcuterie to share with your party. Gather your friends and family to eat and have a glass of wine in the stylish surroundings. Round off your meal in the traditional way - with a glass of grappa.
di SottoStrömgatan 14, City/Norrmalm
You'll find this Italian restaurant, Grodan's sister restaurant, in the magnificent Opera house building. Modern Italian food made with Swedish ingredients is served at lunch and dinner. Don't miss the cocktail bar or their summer terraces with views over the Royal Palace.
AgatonVästerlånggatan 72, Old Town
Italian in the Old Town
You'll find Agaton in historic premises in the Old Town, making it ideal for cosy, intimate dinners. They serve risotto, pasta and other Italian classics against a backdrop of red and white checked tablecloths and candlelight. The restaurant also makes Italian pizzas, which are available gluten-free.
Trattoria MontanariGrev Turegatan 56, Östermalm
A gastronomic tribute to Italy
This extremely popular second-generation family-run restaurant pays homage to traditional Italian fare. Culinary influences come from Le Marche on the east coast of Italy and the food is as simple as it is delicoius. The premises are small and guests numerous, so come in good time to ensure a table.
Il TempoHögbergsgatan 40, Södermalm
Italy meets New York in Södermalm
This Italian tavern has been a popular hangout since the 90's. The kitchen fuses rustic Tuscan flavours with metropolitan influences. A wood fired pizza oven in the middle of the restaurant off sets the red art-deco style wallpaper.
TrattorianNorr Mälarstrand Kajplats 464, Kungsholmen
Genuine Tuscan charm
Trattorian is a Tuscan-style trattoria with impressive waterfront views on Norrmälarstrand. With an emphasis on local and organic produce, the kitchen serves fragrant, slightly rustic Italian food. Choose from dishes includes slow-proved pizzas, freshly-made pasta and Italian charcuterie, all served is cosy, country-style surroundings.
Trattoria Villa RomanaKungsbroplan 1, Kungsholmen
Rustic and classic
Visit a small corner of Italy on Kungsbron at Trattoria Villa Romana. Decor is rustic and romantic, with exposed brick walls and industrial lamps creating a charming atmosphere. Enjoy homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza and Italian desserts.
1889 Fast Fine PizzaMäster Samuelsgatan 18, City/Norrmalm
Italy and pizza are pretty much synonymous in many people's eyes. 1889 Fast Fine Pizza, inside the MOOD Stockholm shopping galleria, serves up Italian fast food with an emphasis on both fast and fine dining. The menu includes a selection of both red and white pizzas made from top quality ingredients and under the guidance of Michelin-starred chefs from Sweden, France, Spain and Great Britain.
PaganiniVästerlånggatan 75, Old Town
You'll find Paganini, an Italian neighbourhood with a classic Italian menu, in the Old Town. Passing tourists and locals alike find their way here for a tasty pizza or pasta dish served on typical red and white checked tablecloths.
The Italian Cousins2 addresses
Italian-style pizza deli
This little deli, run by two Italian cousins and with branches in Södermalm and Vasastan, is open for lunch, coffee, dinner and after-work drinks. The counter is full of pizza slices and other Italian goodies, with ingredients sourced from small-scale producers. Natural wines and Aperol spritz are among the drinks options.
Papà ItalianoRiddargatan 9, Östermalm
Genuine trattoria vibe
Papà Italiano on Riddargatan is sister restaurant to Italiano Ristorante and serves traditional Italian homecooking in relaxed surroundings. The atmosphere is lively and the crowd a little younger than at Italiano Ristorante. Gather a group of friends for a laid-back dinner and a glass of wine.
Dell'Attore, 450 Gradi & Giro3 addresses
Sourdough pizza, posh pizza, flatbread, traditionally-baked pizza, organic and innovative pizzas... In Stockholm you'll find this Italian favourite in all different variations. These are some unmissable pizzerias.