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Piccola Italia

423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
+1 919-833-6888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (28 reviews)
“italian bread” (2 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. Good service, good food, and the owner Frank has always been friendly. See for yourself and enjoy. Sal Raleigh NC

Thank sal g
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Food was good and large servings, does not serve liquor but does serve beer and wine. Beer was nice and cold. Atmosphere casual. We had 3 in our party and we all paid with credit cards. When they brought our slips back they only returned...More

1  Thank 750judy
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Do not eat here.. The manager is terrible with customer service for one and sitting in the restaurant I have actually seen him treat his employees with such disrespect I almost got up and left without even waiting for my food! Then when the food...More

2  Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 28 February 2016

It's a nice little family place in a sea of chain junk. Pasta dish was ok...pesto sauce was average...had better from a jar. Paid four bucks extra for some chicken - expecting half a chicken breast maybe some cube...instead got what amounted to chicken crumble...not...More

Thank doc10965
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I really don't know why more people don't know about the pizza here. Frank Amato has been making outstanding pizza at Piccola Italia since 1982, I think, and it's our favorite place in town. The pizza isn't trendy or fancy, just outstanding in an old-school,...More

Thank Mike987S
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Ate at Piccola Italia with my family and parents this evening. It was our first time here and rather overdue having heard (and read) good things about it. Apparently they've been here in Cameron Village since about 1982. If you've been here that long and...More

Thank tailsock
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Classic NY style, independent family owned Italian, an old fave. Very reasonably priced, quality food with attention to detail

Thank Rudy S
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Right in the middle of Cameron Village and all its shopping Piccola was able to handle our large group (12) with no notice. Food was what you would expect from a good Italian restaurant. I had the Frutti di Mare which had plenty of seafood...More

Thank OPrimeTraveler
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We wanted to meet a friend in a pleasant environment. She enjoyed the years when she lived in Italy, so we decided to dine at Piccola Italia. The weather was just right to sit outdoors and Cameron Village has just enough ambiance to invoke memories...More

Thank KindheartedSir
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The first time that I went there was in 1988. I've probably been there ten times since then. It's reliably very good. The prices are reasonable. From the time that they opened until about 1994, it was actually under-priced. They raised prices in the mid-90s,...More

Thank King D
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15 April 2018|
Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
They can accommodate a large group. Call to confirm regarding reservations. To be clear, my review is about the one in downtown on Blake St. There are 2 locations. You will have delicious food and they will take great care... More
Heather H
26 March 2016|
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Response from Natasha T | Property representative |
Would can easily seat a party that size. We can seat a group of up to 15 together. You will want to call ahead or make a reservation so that we will be able to better accommodate you and your group. Thank you for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-833-6888
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Locally family owned and operated since 1982. Serving traditional Italian dishes, along with fresh salads, soups, sandwiches and hand-tossed NY Style pizza. We have an extensive wine list and a selection of beers and hard cider. Offering a cozy, relaxed atmosphere for dinner with the family, date night or a business luncheon.
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