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Piccola Italia

423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
+1 919-833-6888
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“italian bread” (2 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
423 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh, NC 27605-1323
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

Returning to Raleigh for a short visit, Picolla Italia was on the list of restaurants I wanted to get to. We have been many times and are generally pleased with food and service. This was a late lunch so it was not crowded. The salad...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The food at this place is outstanding!! I have had several items so far and all were outstanding. My friend says she has had almost everything on the menu and there is no bad choice! Love the outdoor seating too but servers and hostess are...More

Thank foodlovr2015
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Fantastic!! I live in the neighborhood of the restaurant and dine there often. It is a well known, well established place in Raleigh. Can dine in or take out. Family run, Sicilian owner (although pizza is New York style). The sauces are just fantastic. If...More

Thank GAZ49463
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Piccola Italia has the best pizza we have ever eaten. Their Italian sausage is specially acquired and out of this world. Their entrees are special as well. My wife's favorite is eggplant parmesan, while I favor Frank's spaghetti and meat sauce. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Place was not busy. Pizza WAS good. Calamari was such very small portion. Chicken parmigiana was nothing special. Pesto sauce was definitely NOT fresh. Added $4.00 charge of chicken was about nothing more than 3 ounces. The Pasta, the sauce were...More

Thank CD S
Reviewed 25 October 2014

My mother first started coming here in the 1970's. I have been eating here for many years and never had a bad meal. Get pizza from here at least once a month. Have introduced several people to this restaurant. Frank the owner is delightful.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

My mother has been coming here since the 1970s. I think it is the best pizza in Raleigh. I have I introduced several people to this place. Frank the owner is great.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Everyone seems to have their favorite pizza places. I love Piccola. Their pizza can be on the greasy side, so I usually order it with extra light sauce. Service is nice. Feels like a neighborhood place. The owner is so sweet to my family especially...More

1  Thank TGDavenport
Reviewed 19 September 2014

My daughter and I met a friend here for lunch. Guess we should have known better when they could seat us immediately, and the grill around the corner was slammed. We were dying for pizza; thought we might die after eating it! Very greasy and...More

Thank Sallie S
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We've been coming here for years, and it never disappoints. Great food, great service. The area of Cameron Village helps with the ambience.

Thank headed2dabeach99
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Questions & Answers
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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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