The list includes some 500 Italian restaurants in over 35 countries, from Canada to Germany and Australia to Mexico.
While many of the listed restaurants might be thousands of miles from their motherland, what the guide guarantees is that each address is committed to presenting an authentic taste of Italy a long way from home.
From hospitality and cooking technique to recipes and ingredients guests can dine with confidence, whether we're talking Roman tripe in Scandinavia or Neapolitan Pizza in New York.
LuMi in Sydney Australia snags the "Restaurant of the Year" title with chef Federico Zanellato at the helm creating refined Italian dishes with a Japanese spin.
Here are all the awards and top ranking restaurants from the 2019 guide. For the interactive maps, by city, check out Gambero Rosso's online guides.
Gambero Rosso Special Awards
Pizzeria of the Year: Song’ e Napule – New York Opening of the Year: Don Alfonso – Toronto Wine List of the Year: Osteria del Becco – Mexico City DF Business Innovation Award: Luigia (Geneva, Nyon, Lausanne, Dubai, Freiburg) Chef of the Year: Michele Farnesi – Paris Restaurant of the Year: LuMi – Sydney
Three Forks Awards (The highest rating)
8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana (Hong Kong) Acquarello (Monaco)
Acquarello (San Francisco) Aromi (Prague) Buona Terra (Singapore) Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill (Vancouver)
Don Alfonso 1890 (Toronto)
Era Ora (Copenhagen)
Grissini (Hong Kong)
Heinz Beck (Tokyo)
Il Gattopardo (New York)
Il Ristorante Luca Fantin Il (Tokyo)
La Scala (Bangkok)
Le George (Paris)
Locanda Locatelli (London) LuMi (Sydney) Marea (New York)
Pelago Ristorante (Chicago)
The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri (Dubai)
Belotti - Ristorante e Bottega Belotti (Oakland)
Giando (Hong Kong)
L'Altro Antiristorante (Copenhagen)
Macellaio RC South Kensington (London)
Osteria del Pettirosso (St.Paul)
Paola’s Restaurant (New York)
Pianeta Terra (Amsterdam)
San Giorgio (Copenhagen)
Solare (San Diego)
Three Slices (Best Pizzerias)
‘O Munaciello (Miami)
50 Kalò di Ciro Salvo (London)
Al Taglio (Sydney)
Leggera Pizza Napoletana (St. Paul)
Montesacro –Pinseria Enoteca (San Francisco)
Napoli Sta Ca’ - (Tokyo)
Ribalta (New York)
Song’ e Napule (New York)
Standard Serious Pizza (Berlin)
Three Bottles (Best Wine List)
121 BC (Hong Kong)
Babbo (New York)
Enoteca Turi (London)
Gallo Nero (Hamburg)
Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar (Singapore)
L’Osteria del Becco (Mexico City)
Terroni Bar Centrale – Yonge At Price (Toronto)
Trattoria Popolare (Oslo)
Vini Italiani South Kensington (London)
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