Here are Cincinnati's top 5 Italian spots

Looking for a yummy Italian meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. Sotto


Topping the list is Sotto. Located at 118 E. Sixth St. in Central Business District, the Italian spot is the highest rated Italian restaurant in Cincinnati, boasting 4.5 stars out of 896 reviews on Yelp.

2. Boca


Next up is Central Business District's Boca, situated at 114 E. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 383 reviews on Yelp, the Italian, French and gluten-free spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Alfio's Buon Cibo

Photo: SHARMEELA S./Yelp

Hyde Park's Alfio's Buon Cibo, located at 2724 Erie Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian and Argentine spot, which offers desserts and more, 4.5 stars out of 223 reviews.

4. Forno Osteria + Bar


Forno Osteria + Bar, a wine bar and Italian spot that offers pizza and more in Hyde Park, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 205 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3514 Erie Ave. to see for yourself.

5. Via Vite

Photo: BRIANNA C./Yelp

Over in Central Business District, check out Via Vite, which has earned four stars out of 504 reviews on Yelp. You can find the venues and event space and Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, at 520 Vine St.

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