Food for thought- have you ever met anyone who really doesn’t like Italian cuisine? we haven't! Cheesy pizza, flavorful pasta, and heavenly panna cotta, just thinking about these delicacies makes me drool. Since time immemorial Italian cuisine has enjoyed a kind of universal appeal. Whether it's the emphasis on using fresh produce in Italian preparations or the blend of simple ingredients that result in one flavor-packed delight, there's no one answer to what makes Italian cuisine so popular.
Well lucky for us, with a slew of new Italian eateries cropping up every now and then Bengaluru has kind of become a hotbed of some of the finest Italian places. From simple pizza places to fancy fine dining establishments offering a more elaborate spread, the choices are unlimited. To make things a bit easier for you foodie folks, here we have a curation of some of the absolute best Italian restaurants in Bengaluru that are sure to take you on a gourmet journey of your dreams. Just remember to reserve your tables in advance through the EazyDiner app to avoid any last-minute booking hassle. Buon appetito!
JW Marriott's signature fine-dining restaurant Alba is indeed the place to be when you want really good Italian food in Bangalore. Here you'll find a variety of modern Italian dishes prepared using the locally sourced fresh and organic produce. The menu is replete with your classic Italian preparations as well as some interesting main course options that make it pretty clear that the chef takes his food seriously. Another plus of dining here is the fact that the entire space is cleverly designed to give you a sense of space and isolation.
Must-haves: Beetroot & Chestnut Risotto, Farmer-Style Cacciucco (Traditional Fish Stew), Alfredo Pasta, and Gelato.
Cost for two: ₹ 3500
One of the best Italian restaurants for those who LOVE pizza. Onesta offers an amazing menu wherein all the pizzas are of the 6inch-variety, giving you lots of room to experiment. In fact, with their unlimited offers, there's a big chance that you'll be tempted to indulge in some serious binge eating. There is an extensive choice for both vegetarians and meat-eaters.
Must Haves: Prawn Pesto Pizza, Asparagus & Cherry Tomato Pizza, and Four Cheese Margherita Pizza.
Cost for two: ₹ 600
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Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Toscano offers an eclectic menu that includes everything from gourmet pizzas to delish multi-course meals. With an extensive range of delicious Italian preparations and vibrant decor, this is indeed one of the good Italian restaurants in Bengaluru.
Must-haves: Gnocchi, Smoked Salmon Involtini, Prosciutto e Funghi Pizza, and Baked Brie with Red Pumpkin.
Cost for two: ₹ 1500
Little Italy offers an array of pure vegetarian Italian preparations along with quite a few Mexican options. This authentic Italian restaurant in Bengaluru has a legacy that travels through three decades of bringing the very best of Italian cuisine across a multitude of cities so rest assured that anything you order is going to be lip-smackingly delicious.
Must-haves: Garlic Bread, Pizza Napoli, Pasta Al Sole Di Sicilia, and Pannacotta.
Cost for two: ₹ 1400
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One of the best Italian restaurants in Bengaluru, Caprese offers a chic and relaxed environment for a gourmet dining experience. Here you'll find an extensive variety of delectable Italian dishes along with a picturesque view of the city. While you browse through the menu you will be presented with a warm bread basket that you will have to consciously stay away from, if you hope to get into the food at all. There are some great choices on the menu including varieties of pasta, pizza, and risotto all of which are prepared using the best quality of fresh ingredients.
Must-haves: Charcuterie Platter, Variazione Di Gambari (shrimp in white onion and lemon cream), Mushroom Risotto, Homemade Ravioli, and Deconstructed Tiramisu.
Cost for two: ₹ 1400
Ans. The current Prime dining exclusive deal at Alba offers 25% off on Food & Soft Beverage. Download the Eazydiner app to get more such deals.
Ans. Get super exciting deals of Toscano on EazyDiner - 1+1 on a glass of wine. Download the Eazydiner app to get more such deals.
Ans. Yes, Little Italy offers a veg Italian spread.
Ans. People love Farmhouse Pizza the most at Onesta.
Ans. Their eponymous Caprese salad with fresh Buratta cheese and Deconstructed Tiramisu are two main preparations loved by diners.
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Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.