Thursday is National Pasta Day, and it's time to celebrate this festival of carbs! Here are eight restaurants in Utah Valley where you can grab a plate of delicious pasta.
La Dolce Vita Ristorante Italiano
Voted the No. 3 Italian restaurant in the Daily Herald's 2018 Best of Utah Valley polls, La Dolce Vita in Provo has several pasta variations, including vegetarian and with meatballs.
Location: 61 N. 100 East, Provo
More info: ladolcevitaprovo.com
Bona Vita Italian Bistro
Bona Vita Italian Bistro serves a wide variety of pasta dishes, including alfredo, al pomodoro, bolognese firenze, pollo primavera, scampi alonso and lasagna di carne.
Address: 3700 Cabela's Blvd., Lehi
More info: bonavitabistro.com
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
If you are looking for some traditional Italian spaghetti, Carrabba's spaghetti menu comes topped with pomodoro sauce, bolognese meat sauce, meatballs or sausage.
Address: University Place, 683 E. University Pkwy., Orem
More info: carrabbas.com
Firebird Pizza and Pasta
You may have had Firebird's pizza, but have you tried their Firebird Pasta? They serve three kinds of noodles, with a variety of choices for meat and four sauces to choose from, including alfredo, creamy pesto, marinara and buffalo.
Address: 340 S. Main St., Pleasant Grove
More info: firebirdpizza.com
More well-known for its pizza, Terra Mia Ristorante in Provo has custom pasta options, with a wide variety of sauces and extras, like artichokes, eggplant, olives, pine nuts, baby shrimp, ham or smoked bacon.
Location: 1050 S. 750 East, Orem
More info: terramiapizza.com
The Brick Oven in Provo has been serving a wide variety of pasta dishes for more than 60 years. You can get a classic plate of spaghetti and meatballs or head to their pasta buffet to design your own pasta dish.
Location: 111 E. 800 North, Provo
More info: brickovenrestaurants.com
Noodles & Company
With a name like Noodles & Co., you know they have some fun pasta dishes? At Noodles & Co., you can get a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, a variety of macaroni and cheese options and other pasta dishes.
-- 293 E. University Pkwy., Orem
-- 62 W. Bulldog Blvd., Provo
— 24 W. Pioneer Crossing, Suite 115, Saratoga Springs
More info: noodles.com
You may have tried their pizza, but have you tried their pasta? Nicolatalia’s menu includes ricotta shell alfredo, fettuccini, ziti pasta, 3 cheese ziti and ziti chicken and broccoli.
Address: 255 W. Cougar Blvd., Provo
More info: nicolitaliapizzeria.com