About North Italia – Austin
We’ve turned a modern lens on traditional Italian cooking. North Italia is our love letter to Italy—a place that’ll make you feel like you’ve stepped off a charming side street to discover a culinary gem. After a decade in business, we’ve learned a thing or two and we’re approaching perfection in the art of handmade pasta and pizza. Every day, we start from scratch to create dishes like Strozzapreti with Bloomsdale spinach or supple ribbons of tagliatelle for our Bolognese. Our pizza is a revelation: an airy, barely chewy center embraced by a perfectly crisp crust. With the spirit of the Italian taverna, North is the place to talk shop over a cocktail or swap gossip sharing delectable chef creations. Every neighborhood would be lucky to have a plac
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria
Hours of Operation:
Daily 11am - 4pm
Mon - Fri 3pm - 6pm
Mon – Thu 4pm - 10pm
Fri – Sat 4pm - 11pm
Sunday 4pm - 9pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Seasonally, we have live bands playing outside on our patio on Friday Nights, Saturday Afternoon, Saturday Night and Sunday Afternoon.
Parking is available in the garage or out in front of the Domain.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
North Italia – Austin Ratings and Reviews
Took my wife here for a much needed date ...
Took my wife here for a much needed date night. It was a pleasure from beginning to end. The wait staff was top notch and very helpful. The food was amazing - best salmon I've ever had. Great house wines and the the pecan chocolate truffle with Nutella mousse was a desert I will probably be judging all other desserts by for a long, long time. It's priced very reasonably for whole experience and I will definitely be back.
I am a frequent visitor to North at the ...
I am a frequent visitor to North at the Domain. Great lunch spot, especially out on the patio (although there is currently construction going on just outside of it).
Be sure to order the polenta appetizer - new to the menu! To die for. A bathtub sized portion would make it even better! Also, the Short Rib pasta and the Kale Salad are both hits.
Try to get Nate as your server - fun, on top of things, great recommendations!
Came here for a special occasion. Great ...
Came here for a special occasion. Great ambiance, and food was pretty good. What I didn't like was they allow dogs in their restaurant! That is unsanitary and just not what I want sitting next to me is a smelly dog while eating a nice meal. Yuck, I won't be eating here again until that rule changes.
I wrote in my open table reservation tha ...
I wrote in my open table reservation that we would be celebrating our granddaughter's birthday. I asked the hostess if the did something special for birthday's and she said, yes.
Our waiter was told and said 'Happy Birthday" and that was the extent of something special. What a disappointment. I looked for our waiter to remind him, but he was either busy with other customers or not in the dining room.
We were very disappointed that the menu really hasn't changed much over the past few years. The cheese that came with the bread had a hard crust on it as though it had been sitting out for a long time.
Great spot for a Saturday afternoon Ladi ...
Great spot for a Saturday afternoon Ladies Lunch. They accommodated our group of 7 ladies and one infant by placing us at the end of the patio using the couch and chairs. Perfect. Our waiter Nate was outstanding. Attentive to everyone's needs and very thorough. He went above and beyond what was expected of him. Wonderful day to dine on the patio. Food was delicious and service was five star.
Our table was immediately ready, the ser ...
Our table was immediately ready, the service was great, and the food is incredible. The only drawback is that the tables are tiny and packed together; also it has a loud atmosphere that makes it hard to have a conversation at dinner.
My wife and I went for a date. She order ...
My wife and I went for a date. She ordered the Fungi Pizza. FYI, all of their pizza and pasta ingredients are made fresh from scratch daily(you can tell)! I wasn't sure what I wanted, but knew I wanted to try one of the fresh pasta dishes. So, it was between; traditional spaghetti and meatballs, BOLOGNESE (traditional meat sauce, tagliatelle noodle & grana padano cheese), or the STROZZAPRETI (chicken, roasted mushroom, spinach, toasted pine nut, parmesan cream). It was a DIFFICULT DECISION! I went with STROZZAPRETI. Immediately, our server applauded my choice sharing that the dish was her favorite item on the menu! After sharing the complimentary bread with a yummy sun-dried tomato butter spread...our meal arrived in under 10 minutes!The freshness from the ingredients stood out! OUTSTANDING!!!
North is one of my boss' favorite places ...
North is one of my boss' favorite places in NW Austin/Domain area. Personally, I find it a little cramped for 1:1 business lunches, but it's his preferred go-to place for business lunch (we work across the street at National Instruments). Even with the growing number of restaurants at the Domain, he prefers North. I like it when the weather is good for sitting on the patio. Inside, it's hard to have a private conversation with the tables only about 2 feet apart.
My experience at North Italia was fabulo ...
My experience at North Italia was fabulous, as always. Our server was always attentive, checking in on us multiple times to make sure we had everything we needed. The food was, as always, fresh and well-made. Great atmosphere, location, and ambiance for quality time with friends and family.
Expert waitstaff service that was prompt ...
Expert waitstaff service that was prompt and he anticipated our every need. Our server went above and beyond when we wanted to order the Burrata as an appetizer and it was not on the menu.
He talked to the kitchen and they prepared it specially for our table.
A true gem of a restaurant!
Don't mistake North Italia for a typical ...
Don't mistake North Italia for a typical chain restaurant in a mall setting. It is really quite a culinary pleasure as well as high class in service. I return on a regular basis for their house specialty, the Bolognese pasta. The tagliatelle is hand made and you can tell. The sauce used on this and in the meatball appetizer my husband ordered is just terrific....on a par with my Italian grandmother's. My husband had a chicken pasta dish with white sauce and beautifully flavored as well. The bread they serve is excellent and the choice of glasses of wine in two different sizes, works well if you want that glass and a half! The salted caramel dessert is heaven. Can't wait to dine there again. The service from the minute you walk in the door until you leave is helpful, efficient, and friendly, even in the middle of the busiest time.
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