Bryan-College Station Restaurant Guide : Italian Restaurants

Craving Caprese salad, gnocci, linguine, spaghetti, or lasagna with a nice red? The Eat BCS Guide to Italian Restaurant features the details on all of your Italian options in Bryan-College Station.

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Amico Nave Ristorante 203 E. Villa Maria, Bryan, TX • 979-703-1953

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Amico Nave is a local restaurant concept across the street from the popular Shipwreck Grill in Bryan. It is owned by the same family that operates Shipwreck.

Amico Nave Ristorante is the sister restaurant to Shipwreck Grill and the name literally means “Friend of the Ship”. Amico was born of a passion for great food in a comfortable atmosphere. Owner Wade Beckman’s stepfather, Tony, is from Sicily and lived in Bryan for most of his life. Tony passed down his grandmother’s sauce recipes to Wade who paired them with modern dishes to give our menu that old world charm, with a modern flair.

Caffe’ Capri 222 N. Main, Bryan, TX • 979-822-2675


Chicken Parm at Caffe Capri

Caffe’ Capri was established in1995 by Rami Cerone, TAMU class of ’95. Affordable casual Italian restaurant with a creative menu housed in an art-deco interior. Voted “Best Italian” annually since 2000 and “Aggie 100” fastest growing businesses.

Carino’s Italian 620 N. Harvey Rd., College Station, TX • 979-764-7374


From the Italian classics, to Carino’s one-of-a-kind spiced Italian favorites, all offerings are handcrafted from the finest, freshest ingredients available. Whether you’re craving Italian comfort food like the 16-Layer Lasagna, or something with a little more spice like the famous Italian Nachos, Johnny Carino’s has something for everyone.

Cenare Italian Restaurant 404 University Dr., College Station, TX • 979-696-7311


Veal Gorgonzola at Cenare Italian Restaurant

Start off with homemade bread, baked fresh that morning, that you can dip in imported olive oil while the Cenare Italian Restaurant chef prepares your meal. Be sure to try one of their tasty appetizers. Entrees include veal, chicken, fresh seafood, and pasta. The clams are a favorite of many guests and the lasagna is presented with artistic flair.

Fazoli’s 400 Harvey Road, College Station, TX • 979-694-5199


Fresh. Fast. Italian! Fazoli’s.

Fazoli’s fast, fresh, Italian restaurant is a favorite in College Station, TX. The Pasta and Sauces, Breadsticks and Salads are FRESHLY prepared throughout the day. Oven-Baked Dishes and Submarinos® are never baked ‘til you order them! Made with 100% Real Mozzarella and Provolone, vine-ripened Tomatoes in their Authentic Marinara Sauce, plus Garden Vegetables. Fast, fresh, Italian! They also offer catering Anytime. Anywhere. Any Occasion. Call 888-FAZOLIS to place your order!

Frittella Italian Cafe 3901 S. Texas Ave., Bryan, TX • 979-260-6666


Brick oven pizza at Frittella Italian Cafe in Bryan.

Brothers, Adriano & Pino, former co-owners of Pino’s, in Houston Texas, along with their families, have been serving authentic Italian food since 1960. They are happy to share the family tradition with Bryan/College Station area at Frittella Italian Cafe.

Napa Flats 1727 Texas Avenue South, College Station, TX • 979-383-2500

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Tony’s Bow Tie Pasta at Napa Flats in College Station.

Napa Flats Wood-Fired Kitchen is a casual restaurant with a culinary flair. The open kitchen prominently features an all-wood pizza oven, the heart and soul of the operation. It bakes not only hand-tossed pizza but also desserts, sides and entrees. Famed Texas Chef Damian Mandola and one of his Chef Partners Michael McNeilly created a menu that reflects the cuisines of California, Italy and the Mediterranean. The menu provides an array of flavors and entrees that will excite even the most discriminating tastes. Entrees include oven baked salmon, wood-fired grilled pork chops, rib-eyes and lamb. Whether you want to share a pizza and a glass of wine with a friend or a hearty meal with your family, Napa Flats has something for you.

Olive Garden 510 Earl Rudder Fwy. at University, College Station, TX • 979-846-4637


Salad and the famous Olive Garden bread sticks.

Olive Garden offers a variety of delicious Italian specialties for lunch, dinner or take out. Enjoy freshly baked garlic breadsticks and your choice of homemade soup or salad with any entree.

Piada Italian Street Food 1025 University Drive, College Station • 979-307-7611


Piada Italian Street Food is known for fresh, modern Italian food focused on the preparation of high quality ingredients and attention to simplistic cooking.