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“Very good Italian reastaurant”
Review of Spaccanapoli

Spaccanapoli
Ranked #41 of 2,072 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $30
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Spaccanapoli! An Italian restaurant with a contemporary influence. Spaccanapoli has an innovative style, from its deliciously different culinary delights right through to its stylish appointments. Besides the innovative Italian cuisine, the most arresting aspect of Spaccanapoli is its view out on to Hamdan Street, you can watch the world go by in the warm comfort of old Napoli. As the sun begins to set on our fair city, it's time to head indoors, with two floors of Italian rustic styling's and a extensive menu all set around Spaccanapoli's meter long pizza oven, which offers you the unique chance to order a pizza large enough to feed the Abu Dhabi Harlequins. Along with homemade pasta, seafood dishes and Italian classics, Spaccanapoli will have you coming back time and time again. Open 12:00 - 23:00 daily.
Italy
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very good Italian reastaurant”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

I really enjoy to have my dinners in this restaurant in Abu Dhabi. Food is excellent, service very good and personnel very friendly. They also have interesting theme evenings

  • Visited June 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent pasta - says an Italian”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

As an Italian I try to avoid ordering pasta when abroad. But as I was craving some good old starch after an evening of (professional) wine tasting, I gave it a go. I opted for a simple dish: pappardelle al ragu. What to say? The hand made pappardelle were impeccably cooked "al dente", and the ragu was flavorsome and just the right amount (i.e. the pasta was not drowning in the sauce). My plate was cleaned in no time.

I would like to thank the Chef for making me a happy Italian

P.s my friends ordered the minestrone which they said was delicious. I have to say that I tried the pasta al pesto which another friend ordered and I was not very impressed. But hey, I am from Genoa (home town of pesto) and the basil here in the middle east is minty. But the dish contained boiled potatoes (authentic ingredient) and peas which should not really be there (maybe my friend mistook the authentic ingredient "beans", with peas? Could it have been the wine? ;)

  • Visited June 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

A very good Italian restaurant with good ambience. Recommend booking in advance for the window seats overlooking the street.

  • Visited March 2014
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Malmo, Sweden
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Good embrace and often a lot of people come here to dine. The food is good but not superb. I would say it is a good restaurant to go to when you don't want to cook at home yet doesn't want to do a big fuzz about eating out.

Visited February 2014
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good food , nice ambience”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

One of the restaurants I will absolutely visit again, they serve excellent food , the music is good and the staff always friendly and helful.
Congratulations !

Visited May 2014
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