Best Italian Restaurants for Ann Arbor Families

Go on a culinary adventure with these picks that your whole family will love.

Embark on a culinary journey with your family in Ann Arbor’s best Italian eateries. From kid-friendly options to classic favorites, there’s something for everyone at these delicious destinations

Palio Ann Arbor

For over three decades, this eatery has been delighting visitors with exquisite Italian-inspired cuisine. It’s a fantastic place for family gatherings any day of the week, offering a diverse and impressive menu. Families have a wide array of options to explore, including pasta delights like the Cavatappi Con Pollo. This dish boasts grilled chicken breast, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, pesto, and cream, all for $22.99. And don’t forget to indulge in a delectable dessert! Give the espresso chocolate cake with chocolate-hazelnut mousse a try, priced at $8.99.

Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina

This family-friendly restaurant, located in Ann Arbor, specializes in serving authentic Italian food with an array of flavors. The menu makes sure that there is something for every member of the family to enjoy, from delectable appetizers to hearty pasta meals and wood-fired pizzas with an assortment of toppings.

The Original Cottage Inn Pizza

This is a fantastic place for family meals! With a long-standing presence in the industry, this franchise has been offering deep-dish and thin-crust pizzas, subs, and salads for years. The cost becomes even more reasonable when dining with a larger group. Inclusivity is a priority, as they provide delicious vegetarian options, ensuring everyone can savor the taste of Cottage Inn Pizza! Additionally, during the summer months, they extend the dining experience outdoors.

Pizza House

Are you trying to find a family-friendly restaurant that is more inviting and relax atmosphere? This place, which is in Ann Arbor, may become your new favorite. This restaurant provides anything from bacon burritos for breakfast all day to lunch specials like the $9.95 pasta lunch, which consists of pastas served with freshly baked garlic bread, soup or salad, and a cold drink.

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Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White
Darlene A. White, is a dedicated freelance journalist based in metro Detroit. With over a decade of journalistic experience under her belt, she creates compelling stories that attract a diverse readership, with a particular emphasis on parenting. As a mom of twins, Darlene enjoys library visits, park coffees and Target outings.


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