Did you know October is National Pasta Month?  We’ll gladly take the opportunity to share 5 Italian restaurants (ok, 4 restaurants and a food truck) in Knoxville to find everything from “angel hair” to “ziti”!

1. Cappuccino’s
Chef Frank welcomes you to share creations inspired by his Sicilian heritage. Share the love for good Italian food, live well and eat with a passion.

2. Emilia
Chef Matt Gallaher’s second downtown Knoxville restaurant serves simple, seasonal Italian cuisine inspired by the Emilia-Romanga region of Italy. All their pastas are made in-house daily.

3. Gavino’s
Family-owned pizzeria serving up New York style slices, hearty pastas, salads and more.  Stop by and say hello to Chef Mark Bibby and team.

4. Altruda’s
Inspired by his mother Geraldine Ida Altruda, Chef Paul Meyer has been serving up Knoxville favorites for over 30 years.

5. Penne for Your Thoughts
Penne For Your Thoughts is an Italian-American fusion food truck serving Knoxville and surrounding areas.