8 Italian Restaurants You Must Try in Singapore That Makes You Feel Like You’re in Italy

Yes, our country’s famous for all things hawker. And we LOVE our local food.

Do you know that there’s another country out there who sets the bar high for their cuisine?

It’s Italy.

Here’s the good news – You don’t need a plane ticket for good Italian food. There are some pretty fantastic Italian shops right here.

Check these bad boys out.

1. Fratini La Trattoria

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You’ll have to loosen your purse strings to dine here, but it’s worth every cent. Dinner comes at a $90++ per person, but you’re given a course of 14 dishes.

Here’s the fun bit – You’ve got NO MENU to look at. Every dish is carefully sourced and planned by the chef daily.

A bite of the truffle pasta here is all you need to die and float to heaven.

Address: 10 Greenwood Avenue, Hillcrest Park, Singapore 289201
Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00p.m – 14:30p.m and 6:00p.m – 10:30p.m

Wine Connection Bistro

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If you’re a die-hard chocolate cake lover, grab a plate of the chocolate lava cake. Prices here won’t cause you to break your bank.

While you’re at it, give the fettuccine pasta a go too! Book in advance to ensure you get a seat.

Address: 4 Hillview Rise The Hillier, #02-05/06 Singapore 667979
Sundays to Thursdays: 11:30a.m – 11:00p.m
Fridays and Saturdays: 11:30a.m – 1:00p.m

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3. Basilico

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Head down to Regent Singapore to satisfy your Italian platter craving. Customize your own antipasti/cheese platter and add their very own version of truffle honey to the mix.

Another fabulous dish is the tomato tartare with smoked burrata and a frisee salad. It’s drizzled with a basil dressing that’s divine!

Address: Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249715
Daily 6:30a.m. – 10:30p.m, 12:00p.m – 2:30p.m and 6:30p.m – 10:00p.m

4. Ristorante Amarone

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Ever wanted to try out truffle ice cream? Here’s the place you’ll want to be. We heard that their lobster pasta is also out of this world.

I mean, just take a look at the plate down here. Doesn’t it make you salivate already?

 

Address: 168 Robinson Road, Capital Tower, # 01-08/09/10 Singapore 068912
Monday to Friday: 9:00a.m – 11:00p.m, Saturday: 6:30a.m – 10:30p.m
Closed on Sundays

5. Capricci

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The burrata salad they serve at this Italian joint is a crowd-pleaser. Other dishes here that you must try are the pizza carma e rucola and tiramisu.

It’s as if you’ve left Singapore to dine in Italy!

Address: 27 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088450
Mondays to Fridays: 11:00a.m – 2:30p.m, 6:30a.m – 10:30p.m
Saturdays: 6:30p.m – 10:30p.m
Closed on Sundays

6. Dolce Vita

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This restaurant by Mandarin Oriental serves fantastic food with excellent service. No single detail is left unattended.

Fall in love with the vitello tonnato – it’s made out of organic veal and served with arugula, black truffle and a tuna espuma sauce.

Polish your meal off with the te’nero e ciliegia. This is not your usual take on chocolate mousse, as it’s been infused with Earl Grey tea. The dessert is paired with a cherry Morello sorbet and a pistachio crust.

Yum Yum!

Address: 5 Raffles Avenue Mandarin Oriental, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
Open Daily, Lunch: 12:00p.m – 2:30p.m, Dinner: 6:30p.m – 10:30p.m, 
Weekend Brunches: 12:00p.m – 3:00p.m

7. Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse

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Sharpen up your knife skills and slice into the tender/juicy perfection of their Wagyu T-Bone steaks. The dish comes with sides of broccolini, cherry tomatoes, creamy spinach and Tuscan fries.

The rabbit tortellini and squid ink pasta’s pretty good too if you’re feeling adventurous.

Address: 25 Mohamed Sultan Road Singapore 238969
Tuesdays to Sundays: 12:00p.m – 2:00p.m and 6:00p.m to 10:00p.m
Mondays: 6:00p.m – 10:00p.m

8. Rosso Vino

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Don’t let the simplicity of this restaurant fool you. The bartender’s a warm and friendly guy, the ambience is just right and the food is VERY good.

If you’ve got a friend who’s gluten-free, bring her over here for a delightful meal. The signature dishes here are the Caprese salad, the Meat Lover Pizza and yes, our very own Singapore sling!

The tip of the icing here is the view of the river that’s just around the edge.

Address: 15 Merbau Road, Next to Robertson Quay Hotel, Singapore 239032
Mondays to Saturdays: 3:00p.m – 1:00a.m, Sundays: 11:30a.m – 1:00a.m

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Lena's constantly juggling between the cross-trainer and her love for food. She dreams off flying to far off places and trying out new things. In the meantime, she's stuck at home with two cheeky minions and a sloppy Retriever.