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La Bocca Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

315/172 Thappraya Road, Jomtien Beach, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
+66 38 303 530
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Thai, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315/172 Thappraya Road, Jomtien Beach, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ambient was nice with pleasant staff and great owner. Food wasn’t perfect but certainly the best italian you can get around here. Fresh fish caught by the owner himself was cooked very very well. Great place to visit when you’ve had enough of the local...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Antala84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with some friends, nice restaurant with decent food. Pizza base was good with decent toppings. Fairly reasonable price given the location. My only comments would be service, which was excellent, however I hadn't actually finished the last mouthful before my plate was removed,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After writing several positive reports about the restaurant, I find myself obliged to inform readers regading my yesterday experience. The restaurant was packed and the kitchen could definively not cope with the number of guests. Results: 90 minutes to get a tasteless 'scallop' swimming in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank micheld703
Gattothai, Owner at La Bocca Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, first of all we clarify that it was not the Christmas evening but the evening of New Year, and this kind of evenings we know that the wait is long, everywhere is so, if someone wants to eat quickly, he chose the wrong evening,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us returned here following a bad experience earlier in the year but this time it was exceedingly good. Our timing was also good, we arrived just after 7.15 a minute or two before the place packed out! One of my friends is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank I6853JOpaulc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as good as last year, though this year it was the imported Italian mussels, whereas last year it was the rock lobster. I have never tasted mussels anything like this good even when harvested the same day in Italy. It was hard to believe...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bifrons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, the very helpful owner was absent on the night of our visit. The bespoke service we normally get was simply not available. As a result , our meal did not reflect the high standards normally available at this highly regarded restaurant, sadly. Cold soup...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Navigator721683
Gattothai, Owner at La Bocca Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear customer, I apologize for the inconvenience, We're super busy and sometime the service is not as perfect as always. Try to understand.... The reason why I was not at the restaurant is because I got Dengue fever and I was hospitalized for a week....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every year when in the area I visit this place and food wise it’s still the best Italian restaurant I know outside of Italy. Only reason why it does not have 5 bullets anymore is the general atmosphere I experienced during this visit. It’s still...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 861beath
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Came down to Jomtien to watch the jet ski races. As we were about to head back to Pattaya we decided to find a pizza for lunch. There are several Italian restaurants in this area. As we were looking at the menu at the front...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alaskansurfer
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Miniscule serving of pasta amatriciana for 390 Bhat.. No spoon provided No water provided Entree sized dish advertised to contain "Italian Bacen" - but no sign of it in the pasta.. More like a very ordinary bolognaise suco.. Take your money elsewhere!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nomad42110802501
Gattothai, Owner at La Bocca Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

What are you talking about ?? The majority of our customer say that our portions are too big but for you where to small We don't give free water, you have to buy it, this is a restaurant not your home. You are a bit...More

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

As coeliac it was wonderful to find a place with gluten free options at the menu in Pattaya. They always have gluten free pasta available, if you want gluten free pizza you need to contact the restaurant one hour in advance because they make it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Spetackel
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October 17, 2018|
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Response from Gattothai | Property representative |
Yes, we're a family friend restaurant but we do not have a kid menu, but we can prepare what they like....
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Gattothai | Property representative |
Hi, we have gluten-free pasta not pizza....
October 11, 2016|
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Response from Handbrake-billy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there there are plenty of places to eat but if you won't good quality food at the right price I recommend this place for a good night I say about 1500 to 2000 barts they will make you feel like a king super place to eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$9 - $57
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315/172 Thappraya Road, Jomtien Beach, Pattaya 20150, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chonburi Province  >  Pattaya  >  Jomtien Beach
  • Phone Number: +66 38 303 530
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Is an authentic Italian restaurant with Italian chef, we also serve gluten-free pasta.
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