3 Main St., Montpelier, 802-223-0229
A custom-built wood-burning oven cranks out pizza, salmon cucina and other authentic dishes. Check out the gluten-free menu. No lunch on Sunday.
150 St. Paul St., Burlington, 802-864-5253
Head to this subterranean spot for a cocktail or glass of Italian wine; stay for cured meats, calamari and other selections from the Trattoria Delia kitchen. Closed Sunday and Monday.
164 N. Main St., Bradford, 802-222-9008
For more than 40 years, the trattoria has specialized in hand-tossed, thin-crust pizzas and pastas embellished with local meats and produce. Live entertainment most nights at the upstairs pub.
87 S. Main St., Hardwick, 802-472-7126
The Hardwick outpost of this growing chain taps area farms for the toppings on its handmade thin-crust pizzas. Find 18 beers on tap and imaginative cocktails at the bar.
83 Church St., Burlington, 802-497-1613
Family-friendly dining here means fresh pasta, sausages, antipasti and wood-fired pizza, all made in-house. Complete the meal with a fine Italian wine.
39 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-254-6245
Chef Ken Flutie interprets traditional Italian recipes in a cozy Italian bistro. Diners can enjoy homemade pastas with a glass of wine or local spirits.
152 St. Paul St., Burlington, 802-864-5253
A firelit setting and award-winning wine list distinguish this authentic Italian spot. Try the housemade pasta or osso bucco.