Pasta is a main meal or a side dish that is referred by many as comfort food. Whether you enjoy pasta al dente, stuffed, sauced or tossed with veggies, there’s practically no limit to the number of ways it can be prepared. Fill up your belly at these 7 awesome pasta places in the state.
Featuring countless pasta entrees, Angelina’s is run by an authentic Italian chef, and was named “Best Italian Restaurant in Ogunquit” and one of the “Top 20 Restaurants on the Seacoast” by Portsmouth Magazine. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.
The pasta is handmade and everything on the menu is to die for at Rustica Cucina Italiana. Pair your pasta with one of many wines from around the world for an even more delicious meal.
Even though DaVinci’s serves up both Italian and American cuisine, the items they sell the most are pasta dishes. Featuring rustic rolls and savory sauces and cheeses to round out their pasta meals, you’ll walk away satisfied—and likely with leftovers.
Using only local, fresh ingredients when available, Tuscan Brick Oven Bistro features pasta dishes that are hearty and mouth-watering. From spaghetti to rigatoni—and more—each dish is a delicacy.
If you have a hankering for Fettucine alfredo, pasta primavera, tortellini evelina or lasagna caloroso, you’ll want to visit Marco’s. In business since 1978, Marco’s family came from Calabria, Italy, and shared their recipes with the restaurateur. The place isn’t fancy, but the food and the service more than make up for the lack of atmosphere.
If it’s linguine, ziti, spaghetti, or fettuccine you’re craving, Rose’s Italian Restaurant will satisfy you in a most delicious manner. Their pasta, topped with marinara, pesto or rich Romano sauce, is a feast for the soul. Try their marsala wine sauce over linguine with chicken or veal, and you’ll think you’ve been transported straight to Italy.
Serving up handmade pasta as part of their classic Italian repertoire, Ports of Italy opens for the season in late April. Seasonal customers love sitting outside on their expansive porch while indulging in superb cuisine.