The 5 best Italian spots in Detroit

Craving Italian food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.


1. Supino Pizzeria

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Topping the list is Supino Pizzeria. Located at 2457 Russell St., the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, is the highest rated Italian restaurant in Detroit, boasting 4.5 stars out of 774 reviews on Yelp.

2. Ottava Via

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Corktown's Ottava Via, located at 1400 Michigan Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot, which offers pizza and sandwiches, four stars out of 525 reviews.

3. SheWolf Pastificio & Bar

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SheWolf Pastificio & Bar, an Italian spot in Midtown, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 138 Yelp reviews. Head over to 438 Selden St. to see for yourself.

4. El Barzon

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Check out El Barzon, which has earned four stars out of 383 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Italian and Mexican spot at 3710 Junction St.

5. PizzaPapalis of Greektown

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Last but not least, there's PizzaPapalis of Greektown, a downtown favorite with four stars out of 368 reviews. Stop by 553 Monroe St. to hit up the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, next time you're in the mood.