If you’re hungry and scrolling the internet for the best pasta restaurants near me in the Charlotte or Hickory area, you have a lot of choices. Likely, it’s a little overwhelming. However, we are here to help! In fact, we’re hoping that you keep it simple and choose Tony’s Pizza for your lunch or dinner.

Naturally, you’ll want to know why we think we have the best pasta in town. So, here is a little information about our local and family-owned restaurants.

Authentic Italian Food

First, consider what really constitutes authentic pasta and real Italian food. Of course, you have the chain restaurants like Olive Garden and the like. You’ll readily find these in your search for the best restaurants nearby. And, we’re not knocking them. If that’s what you’re looking for, they do have some tasty Italian entrees.

However, we also think family recipes handed down through generations and fresh ingredients make a difference in your dinner. At Tony’s, we create our authentic dishes with family recipes handed down through generations straight from Calabria, Italy. Likewise, we use locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Not only does this support the community, it means your food is also as fresh as possible.

Conveniently Placed Restaurants Nearby

Plus, since you’re searching for the closest Italian restaurants near me, there is a good chance that Tony’s Pizza is practically right down the street. We have restaurants scattered throughout Charlotte, Mooresville, Huntersville and Hickory. Plus, we’re close to other popular spots such as Carowinds, Fort Mills, UNCC, Ballantyne and Galleria.

Below, are our locations:

  • 688 Bluefield Road, Mooresville
  • 1605 Galleria Blvd., Charlotte
  • 1530 Overland Park Ln, Charlotte
  • 14027 Conlan Cir, Charlotte
  • 1832 Catawba Valley Blvd SE, Hickory
  • 9548 Mt Holly-Huntersville Rd, Huntersville

The Best Pasta in Town

Of course, we are a little bias. But, we think we also have some of the best pasta near you. Our homemade options made with secret family recipes and lots of love include:

  • Spaghetti
  • Baked ziti
  • Eggplant parmigiana
  • Chicken parmigiana
  • Meat lasagna
  • Cheese ravioli

All pasta entrees include a side salad and our famous garlic knots.

Similarly, we have pasta choices on our kids’ menu. So, if you’re also looking for a family restaurant near you, we’ve got you covered!  Within our 8 different choices for kids’ meals (all priced at $5 or under!), we offer spaghetti, ziti, or our 4-piece cheese ravioli. Since not all kids enjoy traditional marinara, they can substitute butter sauce if they wish. Moreover, they can add meatballs to the spaghetti or ziti.

What Our Customers Think About Our Pasta and Food

Ultimately, it comes down to our experts – our customers! Here are a few of our 5-star reviews from the people who help us be one of the best restaurants in the Charlotte area.

“I discovered this restaurant from work because, we can not leave from work for lunch… EVERYTHING from this place is delicious. My favorite is the homemade lasagna which I have ordered several times…” – Greta M.

My family and I having been eating here for years! The food is always hot and fresh. The NY style pizza is AMAZING! The toppings are fresh and filling! The subs are great especially if you’re looking for a NY Philly!!! Customer service is a plus too! The staff are friendly and very accommodating!” Brooke G.

Chef Salad was an unexpected delight!!! Fresh and a generous portion of meats and cheeses!! My household loves the pizza and subs and now…. All of our salad days and orders will belong to this place!! Thank y’all very much for caring about quality!” – Suzy T.

Pasta Restaurants Near Me FAQs

As you continue your search for the best pasta restaurants near me, we assume you may have a few more questions. Luckily, we have some answers. And, if we don’t have the answer here, just give us a call!

What Other Food Does Tony’s Pizza Serve?

As you may have noticed, pizza is in our name. Thus, we do indeed serve it. It’s NY-style to be exact and if you’ve never tried it, you are missing out.

Likewise, we have a ton of other tasty menu options if not everyone in your party is looking for pasta or an Italian meal. Chose from a wide variety of appetizers such as wings, fried onions, mozzarella sticks, fried ravioli, fries and meatballs. Likewise, we have salads, subs, calzones, stromboli and delectable desserts.

Do You Cater to Special Diets?

Vegetarians can order our spaghetti without meatballs. Or, opt for eggplant parmigiana instead of chicken, or choose one of our meat-free dishes such as ziti. Additionally, The Greenhouse is a vegetarian pizza. Of course, we also offer vegetarian subs and salads.

Similarly, if you are vegan, we have vegan cheese. Plus, we do offer gluten-free pizzas. However, be very aware that we are not a certified gluten-free facility. Flour does tend to fly around our kitchen because our NY-style dough is hand tossed.

Does Tony’s Pizza Have Coupons

Fortuitously, we offer daily deals and a special for each day of the week. Plus, we have a loyalty club as well. In fact, you get a free slice of our NY-style pizza just for joining. Then, you’ll receive points on every order thereafter. Once you reach 50 points, you’ll get a $5 credit added to your account. Sign up here for an android and here for an iPhone. Or, let a team member know you’d like to sign up when you order.

So, stop looking for the best pasta restaurants near you and come have a delicious meal at a nearby Tony’s Pizza!