A table surrounded by friends, genial vibes, and a spread of the most flavorful Italian food is a common scenario at the North Italia restaurant situated at 4925 N 40th St.

: 4925 N 40th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA
: +1 602-324-5600
: Official Website

🗒️ All About North Italia

mural painted on the north end of building of North Italia restaurant in Phoenix. The mural has a rooster standing on a sheep standing on a pig standing on a cowAll the meals prepared at North Italia are made from scratch using a variety of seasonal ingredients and imaginative flavors.

This popular Arcadian restaurant was inspired by Italian farmhouses, which perhaps helps to explain the restaurant’s original name, North Fattoria Italiana, which means Northern Italian farmhouse.

The North Italia’s meals are handcrafted on site and are served in a relaxed, family-style dining room.

🗺 Location

40th & Camelback. Step outside and get a view of Camelback Mountain, and Piestewa Peak.

This important intersection is a hub of activity where Paradise Valley, Arcadia, Arcadia Lite and the Arizona Biltmore all come together.

🕵️‍♀️ Who’s Behind North Italia?

Sam Fox and his team are on the move here in this popular area with more of his groundbreaking restaurant concepts.

He is changing the rules about how the food business succeeds and has the winning formula that works over and over again.

He’s got some kind of magic for restaurants as evidenced by all of his many endeavors scattered all across the valley.


🛋️ The interior

The interior of the dining room contains community tables and comfy chairs which help to enhance the warm and welcoming atmosphere that the restaurant was going for. The ceilings are high and the space open, which gives the interior a characteristic cozy neighborhood feel that is hard to find in most other restaurants in the Arcadia area.

👪 The space

The space can accommodate a number of people from couples to large groups. The dining room is often full owing to the popularity of North Italia. However, there is an outside patio and seating at the bar for those who require extra seating space.

🍝 The food

The food that is served at North Italia is varied and it can suit people from all walks of life that enjoy different financial capabilities. Inexpensive options available that cost as little as $3 include a healthy serving of Zucca chips, bruschetta, and an assortment of pizzas that are available for prices as low as $8. The rest of the menu reflects North Italia’s philosophy of handmade dishes.

For instance, all the dough that is used for pasta and pizza is made from scratch throughout the day and can even be freshly made per the instructions of the customer, where special dietary needs are concerned. While here, some of the must-try dishes include Squid Ink Mafaldine, Short Rib Radiatori,  the deep fried risotto balls known as arancini, which are served alongside a thick stew made of crushed sam Marzanos, and so much more. Desserts such as salted caramel budino and olive oil cake are also available.

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👨‍💻 Make Reservation

Remember to make a reservation if you want to get the best experience at North Italia. Because of the quality of food served, this restaurant is often heavily populated. If you decide to drop by on a whim, you might have to wait (sometimes as long as 45 to 90 minutes) for a table. Fortunately, if you do decide to wait, the wait will be well worth it. North Italia also serves cocktails and an array of craft beers that can keep you company as you wait.

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