When the leaves start to change color, and the air turns crisp, there are few things better than indulging in some comfort food. National Pasta Day is right around the corner, and our real estate agents are looking forward to celebrating at some of the area's best Italian restaurants.
Not sure where to go for a great pasta dish? Check out this list of our favorite local spots!
- Bombolini Pasta: 1606 W Main St., Richmond, Va 23220
When you're ready to take a break from looking at Richmond homes for sale, you can't go wrong with a stop at Bombolini Pasta. This family-owned business is known for its unique and creative pasta flavors and dishes made from only the finest quality ingredients.
Here you'll find fresh-made pasta in flavors like pumpkin, chocolate, carrot, and even squid ink! Not feeling adventurous? No problem! Bombolini Pasta also carries more traditional flavors like spicy tomato, lemon pepper, and roasted garlic as well as pressed sandwiches and entrees like Chicken Marsala and Salmon (served with pasta, of course!)
- Casa Italiana: 8801 Three Chopt Road, Henrico, Virginia 23229
Located nearby some of the best Henrico homes for sale, Casa Italiana celebrates food and family with a history that spans generations and goes back to Carini, Italy.
They serve pizza and sandwiches for lunch and take-out and offer a huge menu of entree items and decadent pasta dishes. Save room for the house-made Sicilian cannoli, tiramisu, or limoncello cake!
- Nota Bene: 2110 E. Main St. Richmond, VA 23223
Serving modern cuisine with Italian and Mediterranian flair, Nota Bene is well-known for their fresh pasta, locally-sourced vegetables, and wood-fired meats and seafood.
They serve a seasonal lunch and dinner menu, desserts made in house daily, and have a Sunday Brunch you won't soon forget.
- Sergio's: 4824 Market Square Ln, Midlothian, VA 23112
If you're in the area checking out Midlothian homes for sale, you'll want to leave enough time to stop at Sergio's. This New-York-style restaurant with Sicilian roots has been family owned and operated since 1990.
Their menu features an excellent selection of specialty pasta and entrees like Stuffed Shells Florentine, Lobster & Crab Ravioli, and Chicken Manicotti. They also serve pizza, stromboli, calzones, sandwiches, and more. You'll also love satisfying your sweet tooth with frozen custard or a slice of New York cheesecake.
- Mamma Zu: 501 S. Pine St. Richmond, VA 23220
For fantastic food in a quirky, understated atmosphere, Mamma Zu is the place to go. This isn't a fancy spot by any means, but it's also where you're likely to get one of the best Italian meals! Try a seafood dish, veal marsala, or one of their exceptional pasta entrees.
Mamma Zu is so popular among locals that it's common to see lines wrapped around the building. It only takes one visit for you to see what the buzz is all about.
Fall is a great time to start shopping for your dream home! If you're ready to begin exploring some of the great homes for sale in the Richmond area, we can help. Contact us today to discuss your goals and get started.