#NationalPastaDay: Top 3 Italian restaurants

Nobody does pasta like Italians so what better way to celebrate #NationalPastaDay than at a restaurant from the boot-shaped country?

Columbus turned out in the biggest numbers yet for this year ColumBest awards to vote on everything from the best bank, to best ice cream, to best Italian restaurants in the city.

So without further ado, here are the highest-rated pasta houses according to YOU!

#3 Carfagna’s Kitchen

6.9% of 12,301 votes

 2025 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus

Carfagna’s Kitchen is a family owned Italian restaurant featuring homemade dishes from recipes spanning over four generations of the Carfagna family.

#2 Bucca Di Beppo

8.6% of 12,301 votes

343 N Front St, Columbus

60 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington

Family-style restaurant with the most charming kitsch atmosphere.


#1 Marcella’s 

17.4% of 12,301 votes

615 N High St, Columbus

1319 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus

Fortunately for the citizens of Denver, Colorado, this Cameron Mitchell staple has expanded out of our fair city and into the nebulous square of the Centennial State.

After all, what pairs better with a legal joint than a giant bowl of authentic pasta? This isn’t your neighborhood Olive Garden, folks this is an institution (with better breadsticks, too).


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