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Little Italy

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Jalan Haji Saman | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
(088) 232 231
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lasagna was great. The fresh lime juice was strong enough and good sized. The garlic bread was drenched in butter, not so good. It was clean and nice inside. A great place to get out of the sun and get something to eat. We tried a few more dishes too. All were good. Was on a scooter, so didn't... More 

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Thank Dantama
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the oldest of not the oldest Italian restaurant in Kota Kinabalu, lovely pizza's and homemade pastas with a lot of other delicious Italian dishes, some localized with a local twist. The chilli olive oil is great for all dishes.

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Thank kjllim
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant used to be open for bookings but not anymore recently because it is only fair to those who Que up outside it to be seated be given a table.The service is friendly and prompt. And the Italian food, let's say it is one of the best in Malaysia. Friends from Kuala Lumpur whom we brought here for dinner... More 

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Thank hybridbloom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been coming since its opening, it's always busy however food is still consistent. Worth the wait. Look for Daniel for recommendations

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Thank Wmunes
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are craving for a good Italian cuisines, try heading to this place. Plenty of choices to satisfy your taste bud. You do not want to miss the signature thirst quencher, the freshly blended Calamansi juice served in Carafe. Good ambiance with few artistic statues placed inside the restaurant. Be there early as usually it is quite packed with... More 

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2 Thank michaellee48
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here I am again. This time my team mate enjoy the food so much. The only problem is the parking sorrounding the restaurant. Its very hard to get. Or else it will be the best.

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1 Thank SantikeyMarket
Sandakan, Malaysia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic Italian cusine...variety of traditional pizza which taste really good n yummy.. Staff are really good and good customer service...well trained

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3 Thank sandakanbackpackersh
Kuala Belait, Brunei Darussalam
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here. Staff were very attentive even though it was busy. Tiramisu was amazing. Had a full range from the menu between us and all of it was delicious - thank you!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one of their pizzas and it was just okay, nothing special. Very bland. I wouldn't go back to this restaurant.

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Thank TaraTreksTheGlobe
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little Italy is probably one of the finest western restaurants in the city. I wasn't expecting much (as with most mediocre western restaurants in asian cities), but man were we pleasantly surprised! Pizza was deli and there's a wide range of pasta to choose from. Service was friendly and prompt as well. Give it a go!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Haji Saman | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: (088) 232 231
Description
DEAR VALUED CUSTOMERS PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT THE RESTAURANT WILL BE CLOSED FOR RENOVETIONS FEOM 8TH OCTOBER TO 22ND OCTOBER 2012. BUSINESS WILL RESUME AS USUAL ON 23RD OCTOBER 2012. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. THE MANAGEMENT OF LITTLE ITALY.

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