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Buko Nero

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Chinatown
Italian, International, Contemporary
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126, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6324 6225
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Today
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, pricey

Really darn good but if you're a big eater like me, gotta dish out the $dough$ like kaching kaching. Appetizer, main course, and dessert were all happy explosions of flavor

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Singapore
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Really darn good but if you're a big eater like me, gotta dish out the $dough$ like kaching kaching. Appetizer, main course, and dessert were all happy explosions of flavor

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Well, maybe not the best restaurant ever but this really is a really a high-quality place if you want to have a relaxed and enjoyable meal. Oscar and Tracy go overboard to make you feel welcome and wanted and that your meal is of great importance to them. Tracy's Mum is the support team and just adds to the calm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

oscar is a great chef.. the italian - asia fusion food is a magnific convination. this place is small but the food is awerosome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My husband and I try to get a booking and go see Oscar & Tracy (chef & host) at least 4-5 times a year. We have been doing this since we first discovered the place 9 years ago through a recommendation. Over the years, I can only say that the food has been consistently good and it never ever disappoints!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Been hearing quite alot about this nice cozy husband & wife restaurant, so thought of trying my luck to call up to make reservation for Saturday lunch just few days in advance as they don't open on Monday which is my husband's actual Birthday date. Was surprised that I managed to get the reservation (not sure if it's due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This little restaurant can easily be missed for those with wandering eyes. It's a small, cozy restaurant served by a total of three people, including the chef. It offers amazing, AMAZING Italian fusion food. I love going there with my family and boyfriend! Do try their dinner set menu! Promise, it won't disappoint. I am also their loyal creamy mushroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This restaurant is small - about 25 seats - so you may wish to book in advance. Last orders are not at 9:30pm despite indications to that effect on the web. It's also a little difficult to spot- the sign outside is not obvious so best to map it before you head there. The food is fantastic! It's Italian with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Back again to the one restaurant in singapore that marks every special occasion for us. Always a great meal here. Had the Parma ham crostini, mushroom soup, ravioli, carpaccio and the spaghetti with prawns. Everything perfect! Thanks Tracy & Oscar for always taking care of us. Probably gonna do the grandma's cake with espresso gelato! Yummy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We've been there as a couple and the food was delicious and very tasty. Even simple ingredients are very nice in the mouth. The service is good as well with smiling people. The atmosphere is quite simple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Marvelous evening with delicious food, excellent service and a balanced and reasonable wine list. Would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126, Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 6324 6225

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Contemporary
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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