The 4 best Italian spots in Worcester

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Craving Italian food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Worcester, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

People in the Worcester area usually spend more in March at restaurants than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also offers local advertising ideas. Estimated daily customers at Worcester-area restaurants rose to 49 per business in March of last year, second only to November with an average of 50, and 6% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Mare E Monti Trattoria

First on the list is Mare E Monti Trattoria. Located at 19 Wall St., the Italian spot is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Worcester, boasting 4.5 stars out of 343 reviews on Yelp.

2. Livia’s Dish, A Unique Dining Experience

Next up is Livia’s Dish, A Unique Dining Experience, situated at 1394 Main St. With 4.5 stars out of 160 reviews on Yelp, the Italian, breakfast, brunch and Mediterranean spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Piccolo’s

Piccolo’s, located at 157 Shrewsbury St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot four stars out of 53 reviews.

4. Tomato Pie

Tomato Pie, an Italian spot that offers pizza, sandwiches and more, is another go-to, with four stars out of 44 Yelp reviews. Head over to 394 Belmont St. to see for yourself.


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