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Our Best Pasta Dishes

Where to eat delicious pasta

If you’re craving a big cozy bowl of pasta, well then, you’re in luck because we’ve rounded up our top Lettuce spots to eat all of the pasta across the country.

RPM Italian's Lobster PansottiTips for throwing an Italian Pasta Party at home.

DO try some of these delicious pasta recipes at home. Lettuce chefs are sharing a few of their favorite pasta recipes. 

Tagliatelle al Ragù from Tre Dita

Tagliatelli al ragu at Tre DitaTransport yourself to the heart of Tuscany with Tre Dita’s Tagliatelle al Ragù, a dish that brings Chef Funke’s pasta mastery right to your table straight from his “pasta lab”. This standout pasta, adorned with pecorino grande and finocchietto, is a balance of rich flavors and artisanal tradition, making any pasta lover’s dream come true. Make a reservation at Tre Dita.

Gnocchi Funghi from Antico Posto

Mushroom GhnocchiThe Gnocchi Funghi with brown butter, herb-roasted mushrooms, crispy sage and parmesan at Antico Posto in Oak Brook is made with herby mushrooms and topped with crispy sage and parmesan. Antico Posto also boasts gluten-free pasta selections upon request. Make a reservation at Antico Posto. Order carryout and delivery from Antico Posto.

Antico Posto is sharing their recipe for Butternut Squash Ravioli.

Oven Baked Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli from Beatrix

Beatrix Baked Spinach Ricotta RavioliOven Baked Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli with English Peas, charred corn, grana padona, black truffle and lemon cream at Beatrix (River North, Fulton Market, Loop, Streeterville and Oak Brook) combines the sweetness of the English Peas with a hearty yet light lemon cream sauce. Make a reservation or order carryout and delivery from the Beatrix location nearest you.

Baked Burrata Lasagna from il Porcellino

Burrata Lasagna from il PorcellinoThe Baked Burrata Lasagna at il Porcellino quickly became a signature at the restaurant and we have every idea why. The ooey gooey mix of cheeses  including burrata, asiago cream and fontina are combined with the freshly made pasta and hearty bolognese sauce to make the perfect dish. il Porcellino also offers a selection of pastas that can be made gluten-free. Make a reservation at il Porcellino. Order carryout and delivery from il Porcellino.

Make the Beef Bolognese Gnocchi at il Porellino. 

The perfect comfort food recipe, Pappardelle alla Porcellino with meat ragu.

Here’s the recipe for the Burrata Lasagna. 

Spicy Tomato Campanelle from Ema

Ema Spicy Harissa Tomato Pasta

Ema debuted a Mediterranean riff on a classic spicy rigatoni vodka pasta, with its Spicy Tomato Campanelle. The Campanelle pasta is tossed in a harissa cream sauce and garlic yogurt, topped with a dollop of lemon yogurt and finished with feta crumbles, torn basil and chopped chives.

Make a reservation at Ema.


Rigatoni Vodka from Pizzeria Portofino

Pizzeria Portofino Rigatoni Vodka with Whipped BurrataWhat makes Pizzeria Portofino’s Rigatoni Vodka so special? This pasta dish is topped with whipped burrata, Calabrian chili and fresh basil. Pair it with one of the restaurant’s signature spritzes and that’s amore! Make a reservation at Pizzeria Portofino. Order carryout and delivery from Pizzeria Portofino. 

Check out the recipe for Pizzeria Portofino’s Spicy Rigatoni. 

Hand-Rolled Cavatelli from Osteria Via Stato

Osteria Via STato Ricotta CavatelliDig into the Hand-rolled Cavatelli with housemade sausage, local tomatoes, spinach and parmesan from Osteria Via Stato is a comforting, meaty and the perfect pasta dish to order on a cool fall night!

Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato. Order carryout and delivery from Osteria Via Stato. 

Make Osteria Via Stato’s Cavatelli with Wild Mushrooms at home.

Mama DePandi’s Bucatini from RPM Italian (D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago)

Mama DePandi Bucatini RPM ItalianThere’s a reason why this dish has been a top seller at RPM Italian (Chicago, Las Vegas, Washington D.C.)! Inspired by RPM Italian’s partner Giuliana Rancic’s mother’s recipe, Mama Depandi’s Bucatini is a simple, yet flavorful dish we crave! RPM Italian also offers a selection of pastas that can to be made gluten-free.

Make a reservation at the RPM Italian location nearest you. Order carryout and delivery from the RPM Italian location nearest you. 

Try the signature Mama DePandi’s Bucatini recipe at home.

Check out RPM Italian’s recipe for Short Rib Bolognese.

Sea Urchin Spaghetti with Black Truffle from RPM Seafood

Sea urchin spaghetti with uni and black truffleAt RPM Seafood don’t skip out on the housemade pastas. One of our favorite luxe pasta dishes it the Sea Urchin Spaghetti with Japanese Uni, Housemade Pasta and Black Truffle.

Make a reservation at RPM Seafood. Order carryout and delivery from RPM Seafood.

Mushroom & Eggplant Ragù from The Oakville Grill & Cellar 

Oakville Mushroom Ragu

The Oakville Grill & Cellar’s Mushroom & Eggplant Ragù is made with housemade pappardelle and parmesan cheese and this is the perfect hearty, vegetarian pasta dish. Pro tip: Enjoy the dish alongside The Oakville’s Sourdough Bread Service to savory every last bite of the sauce. Make a reservation at The Oakville Grill & Cellar. 
Check out the recipe for The Oakville’s Mushroom & Eggplant Ragu.
Discover more vegetarian picks at a Lettuce restaurant near you.

Rigatoni with Sausage and Broccoli from Saranello’s

Saranello's Rigatoni with sausage and broccoliThe Rigatoni with Sausage and Broccoli in a parmesan broth is one of the many comforting handmade pasta dishes from Saranello’s. Several of the pasta dishes can be ordered gluten-free upon request. In addition to the a la carte menu, Saranello’s also offers a Family Pizza Package, check out the carryout menu!

Make a reservation at Saranello’s. Order carryout and delivery from Saranello’s. 

Saranello’s recipe for Grilled Eggplant Rigatoni recipe.

Saranello’s recipe for the Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi.

Spicy Crab Spaghetti at Summer House

Summer House Crab SpaghettiThe Spicy Crab Spaghetti at Summer House features Calabrian Chili, tomato and a tender blue crab on a bed of fresh spaghetti. the comfort of seasonal fall produce into the creamy and decadent dish with delicata squash and hazelnut pesto. Make a reservation at Summer House – Lincoln Park. Order carryout or delivery from Summer House – Lincoln Park.

Make a reservation at Summer House – North Bethesda. Order carryout or delivery from Summer House – North Bethesda.

Lobster Mac & Cheese from Shaw’s Crab House

Shaw's Lobster Mac and CheeseSome say cheese and seafood never go together, but Shaw’s Crab House challenges the naysayers with their signature Lobster Mac & Cheese side dish that is guaranteed to change their tune. Make a reservation at the Shaw’s Crab House location nearest you.

Try this dish at home! Click here for the recipe for the Lobster Mac & Cheese from Shaw’s Crab House. 

Baked Spaghetti from Twin City Grill

TWin City Baked SpaghettiThe Baked Spaghetti has been a favorite dish in the Twin Cities for more than 25 years! The Baked Spaghetti was a signature on Tucci Benucch’s menu and when the restaurant closed, guests were asking for the Baked Spaghetti so the chef team at Twin City Grill decided to add this Tucci favorite to the Twin City Grill menu. This dish is an old family recipe that is made in the style of lasagna by mixing cooked spaghetti in a large bowl with four cheese, traditional alfredo sauce, herbs, eggs and roasted garlic. The baked spaghetti is cut into squares, topped with marinara sauce and is comfort food at its best.

Make a reservation at Twin City Grill. Order carryout and delivery from Twin City Grill. 

Mac n’ Cheesy from Bub City

Bub City Mac n cheeseMac n’ Cheese is ALWAYS a good idea. At Bub City, Phoebe’s Mac n’ Cheesy is a delicious tribute to this childhood favorite pasta. Pro tip: Add Pulled Pork, Brisket, or upgrade to Chili Mac, you won’t regret it! Make a reservation at Bub City – Chicago. Make a reservation at Bub City – Rosemont. 

Check out the recipe for Bub City’s Mac n’ Cheesy.

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