Italian Restaurants in Whitby

Who doesn't adore Italian food? We can't get enough! If you're looking for somewhere to eat in Whitby and only Italian food will satisfy your cravings we have you covered, here's our guide to Italian restaurants in Whitby.

Pizza, pasta, cheese, wine…is your mouth watering? We love Italian food, therefore we have put together a list of Italian restaurants in Whitby and the surrounding area for you to try.

Moutreys, Whitby

Wood Fired Pizza at Moutreys Italian restaurant in Whitby

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We always end up in Moutreys on a trip to Whitby, it's the perfect place for a romantic couples night, a family get together or friends celebrating something special. They cook their freshly prepared food in a wood-fired oven right in front of you. Featuring homely Italian food such as pizza and pasta, hearty meat dishes and fresh seafood they always use local ingredients where possible. The service is fantastic, this restaurant is popular so you will need to make a booking in advance at peak times.

Address: 9 Grape Ln, Whitby, YO22 4BA

Cosa Nostra, Whitby

Cosa Nostra is a popular Italian restaurant in Whitby

At Cosa Nostra, you can enjoy high-quality Italian food and a relaxed atmosphere situated in a stunning grade II listed building set over two floors. They cook all their meals fresh using locally sourced ingredients. This local and family-run restaurant is a great option if you're in Whitby. Whether you're popping in after a long hike to escape the sea breeze or celebrating something special, Cosa Nostra is ideal.

Address: 161 Church St, Whitby, YO22 4AS

Pizza West, Whitby

Pizza West

Pizza West on the West Cliff opened in Whitby in 2021, even though it's a relatively new restaurant the reviews are brilliant. The food and service here are wonderful. Pizzas are delicious and the toppings are fresh using local ingredients where possible and some quite unique. There are so many options here including meat and seafood, all of the dishes are presented impeccably.

Address: West Cliff, Whitby, YO21 3HT

Italian restaurants a little further afield

San Marco, Filey

San Marco Italian restaurant in Filey

One of the most popular restaurants in Filey is San Marco. Their food is prepared by Italian chef and owner Luca Masucci using his genuine Italian recipes. Here you can sit back, relax and enjoy delicious Italian food and a cosy friendly atmosphere. They offer plenty of classic Italian dishes including pizza, pasta, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. Daily specials are always on offer here so keep an eye out for something unique to try too. 

Address: 13 Murray St, Filey, YO14 9DA

La Trattoria, Malton

La Trattoria restaurant in Malton

La Trattoria is an Italian pizzeria, contemporary cocktail bar and bistro all in one. They serve food all day with different menus for brunch, lunch and dinner. A selection of Cicchetti (Venetian Tapas) is available all day, which is great to pop in and try for a bit of an afternoon treat. The evening menu is honest Italian food that blends traditional and contemporary dishes, freshly prepared using the finest produce. 

Address: 51 Wheelgate, Malton, YO17 7HT

Florios Pizzeria and Ristorante, Malton

Florios Pizzeria and Ristorante, Malton

Based in the heart of Malton, is Florios Pizzeria and Ristorante. This restaurant receives rave reviews for its choice between a relaxed family meal of handmade pizza and pasta or a delicious three-course meal. The family-friendly atmosphere here is lovely and they feature an open kitchen where you can see the chefs in action. Check out their specials board if you are visiting they offer some incredible dishes daily.

Address: 11 Yorkersgate, Malton, YO17 7AA

Gianni's Ristorante, Scarborough 

Gianni's Ristorante

Gianni's Ristorante is one of the longest established family-run restaurants in Scarborough, their dining rooms are set over two Victorian buildings. Here you will get a warm welcome and the highest quality Italian food. All of the food is sourced locally where possible and freshly prepared on-site. You can't beat the incredible food, excellent wine and a friendly atmosphere here.

Address: 13 Victoria Rd, Scarborough, YO11 1SB

Little Italy, York 

Little Italy, Italian restaurant in York

One of our favourite restaurants in York has to be Little Italy. They serve up homemade authentic Italian food in a beautiful setting. You will feel like you have travelled to Italy! It is centrally located, and the prices here are very reasonable for the quality. The staff here are friendly and knowledgeable. 

Address: 12 Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LQ

All of the Italian restaurants also offer vegetarian options as well as classic meat dishes, a lot of them will also cater to your requirements. If you have specific dietary requirements always check with the restaurant before visiting. We love Italian food and we hope you choose these restaurants when you next visit Whitby or the surrounding area. Let us know if you have visited any of the restaurants from our selection in the comments.

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