Italian Bistro

Italian Bistro

8211 Market St. • (910) 686-7774

The Italian Bistro is a family owned, full service Italian restaurant & pizzeria located in the Porters Neck area. We offer a wide variety of N.Y. style thin crust pizza and homemade Italian dishes seven days a week!

At the Italian Bistro we strive to bring our customers a variety of homemade items that are made with the freshest, local ingredients.  Every pizza and entrée is made to order and is served with a smile from our amazing staff. 

Our warm, inviting, atmosphere is perfect for ‘date night’ or ‘family night’.  So please come join us for restaurant week and let us show you why Fresh, Homemade & Local is part of everything we do. Open Sun. – Thurs., 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Sun. brunch 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

3-Course Dinner: $50 Per Couple

4-Course Dinner: $60 Per Couple

Comes with a bottle of red or white wine


Calamari Flash fried and served with spicy or mild marinara

Homemade Burrata – Di parma prosciutto wrapped Burrata with a balsamic glaze and extra-virgin olive oil.

Tuscan Style Garlic Sticks – Pesto pomodoro dipping sauce


Mixed Greens Salad – Fresh greens, cherry tomato, cucumber, red onion, carrot, black olives

Rustic Salad – Mixed greens, candied pecans, an jour pears and Bleu cheese crumbles tossed in a roasted shallot vinaigrette

Caesar – Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing and finished with shredded Parmesan and homemade croutons

Caprese – Homemade fresh mozzarella, tomato, fresh basil and olive oil finished with a balsamic glaze and fresh cracked pepper


Lasagna Napolitana – Layered pasta with seasoned ground beef baked with homemade marinara and blended Italian cheeses

Eggplant Milanese – Pan-seared Parmesan and breaded eggplant medallions, spinach, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, and roasted red pepper coulis

Spaghetti and Meatballs – Homemade all beef Parmesan bound meatballs and marinara

Chicken Rollatini – Pepperoni and parmesan wrapped chicken rollatini stuffed with roasted red peppers, prosciutto, ricotta and mozzarella over parmesan risotto and spinach finished with a Bleu cheese butter


Tiramisu – Ladyfingers dipped in espresso with a mascarpone cheese and flavored with cocoa, topped with powdered sugar and drizzled with chocolate syrup

Zeppole – Deep-fried dough balls with powdered sugar and chocolate syrup Budino features Italian-style bread pudding with fresh fruit

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