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2018 top independent Italian restaurants

Ten Italian concepts made this year's ranking.
Photograph courtesy of Lavo

The Italian restaurants on this year’s Top 100 Independents ranking run the gamut from casual concepts with small plates to high-end concepts with prix fixe offerings. As such, the average check of these restaurants varies greatly—from the $30 range to more than $100. Here are the ones that made the list this year.

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RankRestaurantSalesAverage CheckMeals Served
3Carmine's (Times Square)$35,155,786$34430,773
7Lavo Italian Restaurant & Nightclub$27,412,000*$88*206,000
22Bottega Louie$20,729,140$46408,663
42Del Posto$17,900,000*$163*111,000
50Quality Italian$16,805,000$93175,301
55Lavo Italian Restaurant & Lounge $16,512,000*$88*139,000
61La Sirena$16,100,000*$83*225,000
71Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse$14,900,000*$55*295,000
86Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar$14,081,385$31423,892
97Cafe Fiorello$12,700,000*$59*238,000
*RB estimate


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