When you’re in the mood for it, there’s nothing better than a big plate of pasta. From linguini to spaghetti to tortellini, the options and preparations are endless! To indulge in some carbs, check out the best pasta places in Oklahoma.
Krebs, OK is often referred to as “Little Italy,” because Italian immigrants settled in the area, bringing the flavors of their home country to this coal mining town. Dominic Anthony Giacomo opened this restaurant in 1950 after serving in the U.S. Navy. It looks just like a home, which is by design. The entrees are served with generous portions of salad, peppers and garlic bread.
This restaurant opened in 1925, in Pete’s home. And even though Pete served time in prison for making Choc Beer, the restaurant flourished. Appetizers are served family style while you’re waiting for your entrée to arrive. Don’t fill up on the salads, olives, meatballs and spaghetti, because the entrees are made using Pete’s original recipes. The best time to go is on Saturday, when you can get a guided brewery tour.
At Vito's, you’ll want to dress up and make it a special evening. Breads and sauces are made in-house, from scratch, just as any Italian would make it if you were dining in their home. This place is tops when it comes to excellent pasta dishes. You'll soon be coming back for more!
Tavolo’s menu changes with the seasons, but the one constant is that the food is made from scratch with fresh, local ingredients. The linguine is made in-house, make sure to order an entrée that includes it.
This southeast Oklahoma favorite has been serving traditional pastas and Italian flavors since 2005. It’s won multiple awards for hard work and community support.
You’ll find one of the largest wine selections in the Midwest at this Norman favorite. The pasta is made in-house daily. Seasonal, organic and local produce and meats are sourced whenever possible. Try the wild boar gnocchi as your primo course for a new take on pasta.
One of the best Italian places in Oklahoma according to many, this restaurant in Southern Oklahoma. It’s located in a historic bank building, and the bank vault serves as the wine cellar. Make sure to check out the gift shop to take some of the sauces and marinades home with you.
Handmade pasta and traditional flavors will satisfy your craving for Italian cuisine. Simple classics are the norm, but they also have some interesting updates, like the Salmon Bella Dona, salmon and shrimp sautéed in Brandy wine sauce with garlic and basil, served over spaghetti.
Authentic Italian fine dining for business, a romantic evening or a special treat awaits at this local favorite. Pastas are made in-house. Ingredients are locally sourced. The menu changes with the season.
The wood-fired brick oven might be the centerpiece at Stella, but the food is amazing. It’s a modern take on Italian Cuisine but holds true to letting the ingredients shine, the classic rule in Italian cooking. Enjoy the smoked chicken lasagna for an updated twist on the classic.