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Al Dente Trattoria

8 Raffles Avenue #01-13 Esplanade Mall | Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802, Singapore
+65 6468 4688
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good0%
  • Average30%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible40%
Oct 14, 2012
“Extremely slow service”
Sep 1, 2012
“Could do so much better”
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8 Raffles Avenue #01-13 Esplanade Mall | Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802, Singapore
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

Visited during grand prix qualifying, and had hoped to see second half of one of the concerts outside. However we missed that as to take just one course of pizza took 90 minutes from arrival to departure. Food was reasonable but if you are there...More

1  Thank Hampshire444
Reviewed September 1, 2012

I have been to Al Dente Trattoria 3 times including one back in 2009 and I am clearly under the impression that the place has evolved quite unfavourably. Food is ok, service is ok...but now I leave the place with the impression this restaurant is...More

Thank MisterM_TA
Reviewed June 18, 2012

We ate here before a performance at the Esplanade. Yes it was convenient but quite over-priced for the very average quality and small portions. Someone should tell the chef that it is NOT authentic Italian to put parmesan shavings on EVERYTHING, such as linguine alla...More

Thank brandenburg5
Reviewed May 4, 2012

I was early for lunch and enjoyed a great view of the Marina Bay and Singapore skyline from here (well kept secret). Food was of high standard too. I enjoyed linguini vongole which had a tasty stock base. Price for lunch was about $40 per...More

1  Thank travellingLeNaLena
Reviewed March 1, 2012

I went with friends for lunch, we were not given the lunch set menu so had to ask for it, just as one of my friends had been before. Although the place was a quarter full we had to keep asking staff for water, wine,...More

Thank familyplus
Reviewed December 10, 2011

We advised that we were dining prior to a show at the local theatre and we needed to be finished within 1.5 hours. Service was SLOW and we had to remind them of our orders when following up to find out where our orders were....More

1  Thank stoowii
Reviewed November 30, 2011

The food is probably quite good at this restaurant but five of the tables we saw were left completely dissatisfied because of the appalling service and lack of knowledge of Italian food. This restaurant is in the Esplanade complex and so people go there to...More

Thank JJJJ253
Reviewed October 11, 2011

We came with a group of friends wanting to try out Al Dente's famous dishes as it was Restaurant Week in Singapore. Everything about the place was disappointing - from food to service.

Thank F1Rocks
Reviewed May 14, 2011

very poor service in terms of time or attention (staff just going through the motions). Food was poor. We (4) had a variety of dishes from a pizza to the fish which ranged from OK to very disappointing. Never again. This restaurant will not survive...More

Thank nzbased
Nearby
Marina Bay
More of a mini city than a neighborhood in the
traditional sense, the iconic Marina Bay aims to
dazzle and entertain visitors of all kinds. This is
the Singapore found in glossy brochures, featuring a
world-class hotel, casino, shops, restaurants, bars,
and other attractions all geared towards pure
entertainment. The SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands
provides a stunning view of the city, a must-see photo
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Raffles Avenue #01-13 Esplanade Mall | Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Marina Bay
  • Neighborhood: Marina Bay
  • Phone Number: +65 6468 4688
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