In search of a new favorite Italian spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Las Vegas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

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1. Chicago Joe's

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First on the list is Chicago Joe's. Located at 820 S. Fourth St. downtown, it is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Las Vegas, boasting four stars out of 487 reviews on Yelp.

2. Esther's Kitchen

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Next up is Esther's Kitchen, situated at 1130 S. Casino Center Blvd. downtown. With 4.5 stars out of 770 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Joe Vicari's Andiamo Steakhouse

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Downtown's Joe Vicari's Andiamo Steakhouse, located at 301 Fremont St. in The D casino and hotel, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the restaurant 4.5 stars out of 658 reviews.

4. Grape Vine Cafe

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Grape Vine Cafe is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 193 Yelp reviews. Head over to 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 120, to see for yourself.

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