5 Local Must-Try Spaghetti Dishes

Campbell LinamanSeptember 30, 2021
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Spaghetti is one of the most well-known and well-loved dishes, one I never get sick of – something I confirmed after eating these amazing meals this past week. So, if you are looking for a new place to try this old favorite, here are five delicious spaghettis from local restaurants.

 


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North Italia Spaghetti & Meatballs – $18
This delicious dish keeps it simple with a traditional tomato sauce, and the only additional ingredients are pecorino cheese, basil and olive oil. The thick, homemade pasta is really what makes this dish stand out, though the restaurant offers substitutes of gluten-free or vegetable pasta for an additional $2.50.
Three Valley locations, northitalia.com

 


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Federal Pizza Spaghetti + Meatballs – $15.50
Federal Pizza’s spaghetti and meatballs is served in a pomodoro sauce with Parmesan and basil. The sauce is fresh and sweet, with tomatoes, onions, garlic and oregano. The house meatballs are flavorful and tender. The restaurant itself used to be First Federal Bank in the 1950s and has now been renovated to become this “midcentury-meets-modern” restaurant.
5210 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-795-2520, federalpizza.com

 


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Red Devil Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria Spaghetti with Meat Sauce – $10.49
Red Devil Pizzeria was opened in 1960 and has remained a family-owned business since, which can be felt through its comfortable, homey environment. Its homestyle spaghetti with a thin meat sauce comes in a big portion and is a perfect comfort meal.
Three Valley locations, reddevilrestaurant.com

 


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The Parlor Spaghetti & Meatballs – $17 
This flavorful spaghetti and meatballs dish is perfectly balanced between the rich meatballs and light yet flavorful pomodoro sauce. The house-made spaghetti and fresh herbs give this dish a simple, fresh feel.
1916 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, 602-248-2480, theparlor.us

 


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Pino’s Pizza al Centro Spaghetti Bolognese – $13
Pino’s Pizza al Centro is a casual, counter-service Italian restaurant. Its spaghetti Bolognese comes in large portions, and each dish comes with a side of homemade bread. The sauce is made in-house daily, adding a fresh, rich flavor to the spaghetti.
139 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, 602-279-3237, facebook.com/Pinos-Pizza-Al-Centro

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