The Ultimate Guide on where to find the best Italian Restaurants in the Metro


Pastas and pizzas galore!

There’s a lot of delicious food and cuisines out there, and Italian cuisine is pretty high on the list in terms of homey, comfort food, with delicious and fresh flavors. Whether it’s pizza, pasta, bread, or others, Italian food is loved by all.

Everyone’s got a take on Italian food and it can be hard to keep up with places opening left and right. Luckily, we’ve compiled together a list of the best places to get some Italian food in Manila.

Pasay

Rossini Ristorante Italiano – S Maison Conrad

Owned by the couple behind Buona Vita, a popular Tuscan villa-inspired Italian restaurant in Alabang, Rossini will stand for Italian fine dining with a Mediterranean twist. The restaurant is named after an Italian composer and gourmand. 


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Level 2, S Maison, Conrad Manila, Seaside Boulevard cor Coral Way, Pasay
(02) 800-8061

Parmigiano Ristorante Pizzeria – Newport Mall

Parmigiano Ristorante Pizzeria serves authentic Italian cuisine offering a variety of delicious pizza, pasta, steaks, risotto, and more. Menu highlights include their Salmone Alla Griglia, Truffle Cream Risotto, and 6 Cheese Pizza.

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2/F Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila, Newport City, Pasay
(02) 804-0032

The Old Spaghetti House – SM Mall of Asia

The Old Spaghetti House, also fondly called TOSH, is an Italian-inspired restaurant serving pasta dishes made from family recipes. Combining traditional ingredients with a dash of love you get from home-cooked meals, they serve everything spaghetti, entrees, and handcrafted pizza.

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Main Mall, SM Mall of Asia, Seaside Blvd, Pasay
(02) 846-7863

Taguig

Foo’d by Davide Oldani – Shangri-la Fort

FOO’D is a Michelin-star contemporary restaurant that serves Italian dishes with a modern twist. It aims to provide quality Italian dining at an affordable price. Their 3-course menu starts at P800 only! Read our full feature here.

Fun Fact: 'Foo'd' is pronounced as /foo-dō/, similar to "foo-dough".
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G/F Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort, 30th St corner 5th Ave, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 950-8492

Gran Caffe Lavena – Venice Grand Canal

Gran Caffe Lavena is a Venetian-inspired cafe along Venice Grand Canal in BGC that serves authentic Italian dishes, and beautiful pastries and desserts. 

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Rialto Bridge, Venice Grand Canal, Upper McKinley Rd, McKinley Hill, Taguig
(0995) 455-7389

Salvatore Cuomo – Uptown Parade

Salvatore Cuomo is a half Italian, half Japanese celebrity chef from Naples, Italy. This is his first restaurant in Manila and his first collaboration with coffee specialist, Paul Bassett from Australia. The restaurant specializes in pizza, pasta, and other Italian favorites.

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G/F Uptown Parade, 9th Ave. cor 38th Street, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 946-3072

Ponte Rialto – Venice Grand Canal

Ponte Rialto is an Italian fine-dining restaurant that serves authentic dishes made from the finest ingredients imported all the way from Italy. The restaurant is named after one of the four bridges that can be found at the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. 

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Venice Grand Canal, Upper McKinley Rd, McKinley Hill, Taguig
(02) 957-1573

San Juan

Cibo – Promenade

Cibo is a local restaurant chain by Margarita Flores serving authentic Italian dishes that are tweaked to suit the Filipino palate. Cibo is Italian for ‘food’.

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G/F Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center, Greenhills, San Juan
(02) 727-2426

Amici – Missouri Square

Amici started off as a friendly neighborhood canteen headed by an Italian priest. From Italian coffee and gelato, they delved into wood-fire oven baked pizzas and homemade pastas. Word got out that this small canteen was serving authentic Italian food and the rest is history. Today, Amici is a well-known Italian favorite for many families.

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3/F, 101 Missouri Square, Missouri St. cor Connecticut, Greenhills, San Juan
(0995) 455-7389

Francesco’s Kitchen – Addition Hills

Francesco’s Kitchen is a traditional Italian restaurant serving regional cuisine with a selection of homemade pastabrick-oven pizza, and more. Due to its situation in a residential area in San Juan, the bistro is highly underrated. For those looking for classic Italian dishes that are both familiar and new to their palates, we recommend the Ossobucco in Gremolada Con Fettuccine Alfredo, and the Ortolano pasta.

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863 A. Mabini St, Addition Hills, San Juan
(02) 777-9777

Makati

Trufa Pasta Bar – Legaspi Village

Trufa is a cozy and rustic Catalan-inspired pasta bar that creatively combines the best of Barcelona and Manila, a fusion of Spanish and Filipino cultures through the art of taste. Its concept revolves around building your own pasta from the choice of noodles, sauces, and toppings.

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109 Esteban St., Planters Bldg, Unit A, Legaspi Village, Makati
(02) 771-2581

Motorino Pizzeria Napoletana – Greenbelt 3

Motorino serves authentic Neapolitan Pizza made from the freshest and highest quality Italian ingredients and cooked to perfection in their domed wood fire oven. Rated “City’s best pizza” by the NY Times.

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2/F Greenbelt 3, Makati
(02) 754-8018

Quezon City

Grape Escape PH – Maginhawa Street

Grape Escape Wine Lounge + Kitchen is a casual wine and dine experience where you can pair wine with a Spanish-Italian inspired cuisine that offers Brick Oven Pizza and Tapas.

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99 Maginhawa Street, Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
(02) 405-2546

La Spezia – Tomas Morato

La Spezia is an Italian hole-in-the-wall and one of Metro Manila’s best new homegrown restaurants of 2016. It serves timeless pasta dishes and dessert standouts. They recently just launched new menu items including their now signature Italian donuts! Read more about their new dishes here.

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90 Scout Dr Lascano St, Tomas Morato, Quezon City
(0917) 317-8992

Salta! by Pappare – UP Village

Salta! by Pappare serves Italian roast chicken, ribs, pork chops, sausage and steak all cooked in their charcoal fired Rotisserie. They also serve their famous CRABonara, brick oven Neapolitan pizzas and giant sangrias.

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38 Mayaman St. UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 372-9177

Vitto’s Wine Bar & Restaurant – Tomas Morato

Vitto’s is a hole-in-the-wall Italian restaurant that offers fine wine sourced from all over the world, a great selection of tapas, pasta, pizza and more. Read our full post here.

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#114 Scout Lozano Street cor Tomas Morato, Laging Handa, Quezon City
(0906) 136-1712

Toni & Sergio – Eastwood Mall

Toni & Sergio is an Italian restaurant that offers a gastronomic feast of Italian and Spanish cuisines including pizza, pasta and tapas. The restaurant is from the same team behind Parmigiano. 

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2/F Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City
(0966) 714-3568

Mama Lou’s – UP Town Center

Authentic Italian cuisine done with homemade love and care has become the calling card of Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen.

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G/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 958-5563

Nonna’s – Robinson’s Galleria

Nonna’s Pasta & Pizzeria is an Italian restaurant that serves artisinal pastas & pizzas, made fresh daily.

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3/F Robinsons Galleria, EDSA cor Ortigas, Ugong Norte, Quezon City
(02) 638-1728

Pasig

The Happy Chef – Linden Suites

The Happy Chef Restaurant serves authentic local and international (specifically Filipino and Italian) cuisines to the fast-paced and the well-traveled alike.

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Linden Suites, Tower 1, 37 San Miguel Ave, Ugong, Pasig
(02) 638-7878

For more restaurants like these, simply search for ‘ITALIAN‘ on the Booky app to view the complete list of Italian restaurants all over the metro.

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