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“Pasta Della nonna .... You got it.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Italianissimo

Italianissimo
Boutik Mall - Ground Floor | Al Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971567827454
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Ranked #110 of 1,583 restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The foundations of Italianissimo lie in a true passion for Italy. In a day and age where we are constantly urged to move at a faster pace, Italianissimo tenaciously holds on the values of an old way of life where traditions, continuity and perseverance still constitute the very fabric of life.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Pasta Della nonna .... You got it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Food just like at home or when it is cook by your nonna .... No need to say anything else. It is very good and perfect and the staff is very nice .... Anyway stop read this .... Just go there and eat ....
The only bad point if we have to find one is normally when you eat pasta or lasagne you prefer to do it together with a glass of wine. But here It is not possible ...... The balance ..... Perfect ....

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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ItalianissimoLLC, Manager at Italianissimo, responded to this review, June 16, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for such a positive review, it is a pleasure to see that all the efforts and hard work it’s truly appreciated.
We hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again at Italianissimo Restaurant.

Best regards,

Giorgio Cingolani
Food & Beverage
Development Manager
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  • English first
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“Very slow”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

The place looks amazing , we were craving real Italian and with the reviews on this restaurant we thought we finally will have real Italian , it took them more than 45 min to serve salad , pizza and pasta , the place was like busy with only 4 tables , and the apology we have got is 3 free ice cream , food was not so tasty and very expensive , simply won't go there again why a waste of money and time

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Italy is alive and well in Abu Dhabi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Our second night in our new apartment - void of any kitchen appliances - we order delivery from a small little Italian restaurant in the little mall down the street. We were so tired we were only looking for something quick to eat. What a surprise to discover really, I mean really, good Italian food. We have also eaten several times in the quaint, but elegantly decorated, little restaurant and have been charmed by the staff and amazed by the delicious Italian food offerings. Unfortunately, they are un-licensed (means no alcohol served). We have eaten our way through almost the entire menu and haven't found a bad dish yet. Itailainissimo is located in the Boutik Mall in the Sun & Sky complex on Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi. If you don't live close, it is worth the drive.

Visited April 2013
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paris
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Best Italian restaurant in Abu Dhabi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I went to Italianissimo on a Friday for lunch and it has been a great discovery! Excellent food, very good service, nice atmosphere.... I'll definitely go again!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Abu Dhabi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This place was a great surprise for me and my friends. I was in Al Reem Island for a business meeting. Once we finished one of my friends proposed to have a quick lunch in this restaurant. I love Italian food so I went to try it.
Well, everything was absolutely fantastic. The fritto estivo, the linguini with fish ragout, the tiramisu di Andrea every single dish was perfect.
I will go back soon.

Visited March 2013
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