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“Excellent”
Review of Italianissimo

Italianissimo
Ranked #1,190 of 2,061 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The foundations of Italianissimo lie in a true passion for Italy. In a day and age where we are constantly urged to move at a faster pace, Italianissimo tenaciously holds on the values of an old way of life where traditions, continuity and perseverance still constitute the very fabric of life.
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“Excellent”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Nice place with excellent food. Myself, my wife and my kid we all enjoyed the place and the food. The Pizza is great as well as the pasta. We also like the passion fruit ice tea.

I highly recommend this restaurant.

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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Cairo, Egypt
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian food!!”
Reviewed 14 September 2013

If you want Italian in Abu Dhabi Italianissimo is the real deal! The food there is authentic, not to mention VERY delicious!! Their pizza and focaccia are TO DIE FOR!! They're as good as the ones we had in Italy, if not even better. Also, do try their passion fruit iced tea, SO refreshing and SO delicious!
If you're staying in AD for a while, sign up for their cooking lessons. You get to make delicious Italian staples and learn different tips and techniques in between, for a GREAT value! The staff and the chefs are also extreeeemely friendly and I just had a great time going there for my lessons and the food. :D

  • Visited September 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfectoo”
Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

We came for a lunch on 2nd July, i have had the best italian lunch and their Italian Manager Mr Giorgio was perfect, he is one the best manager i have ever met, thank you

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Sevuknih
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Doha, Qatar
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pasta Della nonna .... You got it.”
Reviewed 15 June 2013 via mobile

Food just like at home or when it is cook by your nonna .... No need to say anything else. It is very good and perfect and the staff is very nice .... Anyway stop read this .... Just go there and eat ....
The only bad point if we have to find one is normally when you eat pasta or lasagne you prefer to do it together with a glass of wine. But here It is not possible ...... The balance ..... Perfect ....

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank jeanpaulcalderan
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ItalianissimoLLC, Manager at Italianissimo, responded to this review, 16 June 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for such a positive review, it is a pleasure to see that all the efforts and hard work it’s truly appreciated.
We hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you again at Italianissimo Restaurant.

Best regards,

Giorgio Cingolani
Food & Beverage
Development Manager
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Very slow”
Reviewed 1 June 2013 via mobile

The place looks amazing , we were craving real Italian and with the reviews on this restaurant we thought we finally will have real Italian , it took them more than 45 min to serve salad , pizza and pasta , the place was like busy with only 4 tables , and the apology we have got is 3 free ice cream , food was not so tasty and very expensive , simply won't go there again why a waste of money and time

  • Visited May 2013
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