National Pasta Day!


We’re celebrating #NationalPastaDay today, Sunday, Oct. 17.  Did you know there are over 600 known pasta shapes?  Macaroni, penne and spaghetti are the most popular forms of pasta! What is considered the top comfort foods in the world,  is also the most versatile and can be made into countless dishes. Pasta is delicious, nutritious and can be enjoyed as a main course, side dish, hot or cold!

In need of some good MOOD food? We’ve gathered a go-to list of some SouthCoast Italian restaurants with the best tastiest options!

Crispi’s Italian Restaurant- Bridgewater

Good food, good friends, good wine and good times! Crispi’s is a family owned and local restaurant out of Bridgewater. Looking for a delicious meal prepared with the freshest ingredients? We’re heading to Crispi’s! Relax before dinner with a cocktail or glass of wine, choose from their wide array of food options and add a fabulous dessert with a coffee drink! The Pastabilities are endless! Crispi’s is always looking to have a great time with their fantastic events they put on! Be sure to follow them on IG at @crispisbwater to stay up to date with all things pasta, drinks and more!

The Pasta House- Fairhaven

A notable Fairhaven landmark for more than 40 years, The Pasta House has a unique Italian ambiance, top quality food and wine, endless variety, and impeccable service! Only the freshest ingredients including local produce, seafood and meats are served. “It’s a great honor for our family to provide a restaurant that means so much to the SouthCoast and local family traditions.” -Mario Ribeiro, Owner

The Pasta House won Southcoast’s “Best of the Best” Italian Restaurant & Family Dining in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Be sure to stop by for a fancy night out! The Pasta House is located at 100 Alden Rd., Fairhaven.

Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant- Middleboro

Open in 1950, Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant is now in its seventh decade and third generation. Serving the finest Italian food for miles around to thousands of new and loyal customers each year, they have something for everyone! Lorenzo’s Homemade specialties are a customer favorite. There are so many offerings including their Homemade Ravioli, Manicotti, Baked Stuffed Peppers. Want to try a few options in one? Try Lorenzo’s Italian Sampler today! Choose from Chicken, Veal or Eggplant Parmiginana served with a homemade meatball, sausage and your choice of pasta with tomato sauce!

Try Lorenzo’s To-Go! Some of their most popular items are now pre-packaged and ready-to-go! Take it home Tuesday and save 15% OFF!! Learn more about this offering here!

La Familia- Taunton

“Come relax and enjoy yourself at the newest Italian restaurants in Taunton, MA and Cumberland, RI. We guarantee that you will love our take on Italian dishes!” -Staff at La Familia

From Fettuccini Bolognese, Alfredo, Ravioli’s, Carbonara and more La Familia has something for all pasta lovers! With the fantastic food, pleasant atmosphere, and great wait staff you most certainly won’t be disappointed. La Familia has two locations in MA (Taunton and Easton) and Cumberland, RI. Make your reservation today with Open Table here!

Carmine’s at Candleworks – New Bedford

Indulge your taste buds with authentic Italian flavors! Searching for an immersive and thoroughly pleasurable dining experience? At Carmine’s you can enjoy a casual environment with the finest dining!  Surrounded by beautiful, exposed wood and steel beams, Carmine’s at Candleworks is in the second oldest building in New Bedford. They offer brunch, lunch and dinner- something everyone will love!

Savor the blod flavors of Italy at your next business outing! When you host an event at Carmine’s guests will enjoy: delicious, locally sourced seafood, classic Italian dishes, rustic yet elegant atmosphere and an extensive wine and cocktail options. Ready to book your next event? Call 774-510-7901 to arrange for event services!

We hope you feel inspired after learning more about our favorite #SoCo Italian restaurants! Over hundreds of years of Italian tradition go into this simple meal. Now’s the time to go out with family and friends and start new traditions of your own! Be sure to snap pictures and share with us using the hashtag #LoveSoCoLiving