5 Italian restaurants that make fresh pasta in Miami

1) Via Emilia 9

A woman sits at the window of this market-restaurant dedicated to Emilia-Romagna, but not for the view. The light helps her to see as she hand-rolls, stuffs and molds tortellini, ravioli, cappellacci and fazzoletti for Chef Wendy Cacciatori to cook, sauce and serve.

restaurant interior of Villa Emilia 9

1120 15th Street, South Beach

+1 786 216 7150


2) Ristorante Fratelli Milano

Twin brothers and chefs Roberto and Emanuele Bearzi made this eatery a destination long before downtown was revived. Their success is due, in part, to Emanuele’s facility with dough, resulting in dishes as dainty as Fettuccine allo Scoglio (with seafood) and as filling as Bucatini San Babila (with Italian sausage and broccoli).

Bruschetta and Pasta alla Vongole from Ristorante Fratelli Milano

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3) Osteria Vecchio Piemonte

This white table-cloth restaurant offers sophisticated, housemade stuffed pastas such as agnolotti in braised beef sauce as well as ravioli with ricotta, pumpkin and amaretti cookies in butter-sage sauce. Given the skill level, polite service and plate arrangements, prices are surprisingly reasonable.

restaurant interior of the Osteria Vecchio Piemonte

10480 SW 72nd Street, Kendall

+1 786 542 5178


4) Pane & Vino La Trattoria

Charming and pastoral in décor and intention, this authentic Italian eatery nevertheless buzzes with a nightlife vibe thanks to its wine bar. Pair the select Italian bottlings with any of the inventive handmade pasta dishes, including ravioli stuffed with mushroom and shrimp, or cavatelli topped with fried eggplant and dry ricotta.

plate of pasta at Pane&Vino La Trattoria

1450 Washington Avenue, South Beach

+1 305 535 9027


5) Salumeria 104

Technically a shop and trattoria for cured meats and cheeses, this Midtown eatery also serves terrific pastas – especially if you factor in those meats and cheeses. Housemade gnocchi with Parmigiano-Reggiano and prosciutto, for example, or Ravioli San Daniele with prosciutto, peas and cream sauce are ideal follow-ups to a selection of salumi.

plate of cold cuts and olive and wine at the Salumeria 104

3451 NE 1st Avenue, #104, Midtown

+1 305 424 9588


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