Bournemouth has a wide range of restaurants showcasing a variety of cuisines from around the world, and if you fancied some Italian food then you would have a few decent options to go to.

Italian food offers an abundance of flavour in its simplicity, with people being able to tuck into various pasta dishes, pizza, ravioli, calzone and more all around the Dorse town.

Here are some of the best-rated places to go for Italian food in the Bournemouth area, according to Tripadvisor review scores.

5 of the best-rated Bournemouth Italian restaurants

Etna Italian Restaurant

Bournemouth Echo: A calzone dish from Etna Italian RestaurantA calzone dish from Etna Italian Restaurant (Image: Tripadvisor)

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Address: 181 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 9QQ

Tripadvisor rating: 5/5 (from 273 reviews)

One reviewer said: "What a fabulous restaurant, great food (best pizza I’ve had in a long time), staff went above and beyond and served a fantastic Aperol Spritz. Would definitely recommend and we’ll be back."

El Murrino

Bournemouth Echo: Pizza from El MurrinoPizza from El Murrino (Image: Tripadvisor)

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Address: 154 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1NL

Tripadvisor rating: 5/5 (from 1,469 reviews)

One reviewer said: "Absolutely brilliant pizza - tasted really authentic and was generously topped. You could really tell that it had been cooked fresh in a proper oven (you can also see the chefs at work which helps!). Would definitely recommend."


Bournemouth Echo: A pasta dish from BellaggioA pasta dish from Bellaggio (Image: Tripadvisor)

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Address: 297-299 Wimborne Road Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2AA

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (from 779 reviews)

One reviewer said: "A lovely night at Bellagio. Service was amazing and the food was great! We really enjoyed our meal here. It wasn’t too busy (Tuesday evening) and staff were attentive and friendly. Definitely would recommend and visit again!"

Forno Pizza

Bournemouth Echo: Pizzas at Forno PizzaPizzas at Forno Pizza (Image: Tripadvisor)

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Address: 406 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, BH9 2HB

Tripadvisor rating: 5/5 (from 190 reviews)

One reviewer said: "We've visited here since it opened and have always been impressed with the food. There are some great topping combinations that are not like your standard regular pizzas. Jimmy the Greek and Killer bees are excellent. The hot dipping sauce is delicious too."

Da Mario

Bournemouth Echo: An example of a pizza from Da MarioAn example of a pizza from Da Mario (Image: Tripadvisor)

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Address: 12 Queens Road, Bournemouth, BH2 6BE

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (from 976 reviews)

One reviewer said: "This was my second visit and can still claim these are the best pizzas I have had. I travelled a fair distance for this excellent food, very friendly service and welcoming atmosphere. Totally recommend visiting here."