In search of a new favorite Italian spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Las Vegas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
1. Bambino's East Coast Pizzeria
Topping the list is Bambino's East Coast Pizzeria. Located at 2555 S. Durango Drive in The Lakes, it is the highest-rated, low-priced Italian restaurant in Las Vegas, boasting 4.5 stars out of 392 reviews on Yelp.
If you're curious for more, we found these details about the pizzeria.
"East Coast Pizza is famous for its thinner crust [and] lighter sauce, where the toppings and cheese take center stage, ending with a thin oil-like coating ready to be tabbed up with your napkins," the business explains in its Yelp profile.
Concerning signature items, "All of our pizzas and meals are prepared fresh, using the highest-quality ingredients," it notes on Yelp. "We have daily lunch specials and catering is available."
2. Solo Qui
Next up is Solo Qui, situated at 7460 W. Lake Mead Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 171 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.
We looked there for an overview of the restaurant.
"Solo Qui specializes in delicious, handmade gelato and tasty Italian coffee," it writes on Yelp. "We also offer panini and salads, like you can find in Italy, pasta with homemade sugar-free sauces, Italian burgers and tagliata panini. Don't miss our tiramisu."
3. Above the Crust
Centennial's Above the Crust, located at 7810 W. Ann Road, Suite 150, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly spot four stars out of 331 reviews.
The site can tell you a thing or two more about the business.
"We have expanded to three locations across the Las Vegas valley to serve you and your family the same food we serve our own family — made with high-quality ingredients and lots of love," it states on its Yelp page. "In 2016, we established our 'Dine Out for Dough' program, which helps many local organizations raise money for their cause."
4. Albo Pizza
Albo Pizza in downtown is another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 150 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1510 S. Las Vegas Blvd. to see for yourself. We looked for an overview of the restaurant.
"Over the years, we've enjoyed perfecting our homemade recipes and maintaining the distinct zest of our dishes," it writes on its Yelp page.
As to what the business is known for, "Combining a classic menu of Italian favorites and American fare, Albo Pizza was designed with a variety of palates in mind," it states on Yelp. "United by fresh ingredients prepared daily, all our recipes are homemade, hand-tossed and hard to resist. Explore our popular pizza offerings or branch out with our burgers and chicken wings."
5. OMG Pizza
Finally, check out OMG Pizza, which has earned four stars out of 75 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the pasta shop, which offers pizza, chicken wings and more, by heading over to 3441 W. Sahara.
If you're hungry for more, we found these details about the business.
We have "30 years of experience; people love our pizza and our place," it writes on Yelp.
In addition to pizzas, the restaurant offers calzones, chicken wings, lasagne, spaghetti and garlic bread.